Baby Capsule Hire FAQ

Here is our baby capsule hire faq where we try to answer the questions you as a parent may have but kept getting confusing answers.

We have listed the individual state government pages where you can read more in depth information about baby car seats and the law.

If you find any errors please do not hesitate to contact us, so that we can correct the information for other parents.

How Much Does it cost to hire a baby capsule

Purchase of a capsule costs between $300 and $500 , and you only use it for a maximum of around 6 months. Hiring is a better options as the hire cost is only $130 for 4 months (britax unity) to either $120 for Maxi Cosi AP or $140 for a Mico Plus. this include free delivery, pickup and installation,

Is it safe to hire a baby capsule

Yes, at Travel Safe Baby capsule hire we inspect all returned capsules for any indication of damage or stress on the capsule. If you are involved in an accident, the capsule is destroyed and replaced.

Do you need a capsule for a newborn

IF your baby is a premmie / low birth weight, a capsule is highly recommended. For most mums, the capsule is a great help as you do not disturb bubs when they are sleeping. Helping you rest while bubs sleeps.

How does Baby capsule hire work

To help new parents and grand parents we have written a comprehensive step by step guide andswering your question

Is ISOFIX better than Seat belt for capsules

Isofix is just another way of securing your babby capsule into the car, though it is meant to make it easier for parents to install. read out article on Isofix capsule to learn which is the best capsule

Where do you put a capsule in the car

AT Travel Safe baby capsule hire; we recommend to put the capsule on the passenger side. This is safer as it is on the footpath side

What is your Service Area ?

MonashAshwoodBurwood ChadstoneClaytonGlen Waverley
HughesdaleHuntingdaleMount WaverleyMulgraveNotting Hill
OakleighOakleigh EastOakleigh SouthWheelers Hill
KIngstonAspendaleAspendale GardensBonbeachBraesideCarrum
ChelseaChelsea HeightsCheltenhamClarindaClayton South
Dingley VillageEdithvaleHeathertonHighett Mentone
MoorabbinMordiallocParkdalePatterson LakesWaterways
Stonnington ArmadaleToorakKooyongSouth YarraPrahran
WindsorMalvernMalvern EastGlen Iris
Glen EiraBentleighBentleigh EastCarnegieCaulfieldCaulfield East
Caulfield NorthCaulfield SouthElsternwick GardenvaleGlen Huntly
McKinnonMurrumbeenaOrmondBrighton EastSt Kilda East
port phillipAlbert ParkBalaclavaElwoodMiddle ParkPort Melbourne
RipponleaSouth MelbourneSouthbankSt KildaSt Kilda West
Casey (parts of) BerwickBotanic RidgeClydeClyde NorthCranbourne
Cranbourne EastCranbourne NorthCranbourne SouthCranbourne WestDoveton
Endeavour HillsEumemmerringHallamHampton ParkLynbrook
Lyndhurst Narre WarrenNarre Warren NorthNarre Warren South

Who hires baby capsules and Car seats at the Airport

Travel Safe hire baby capsules and car seats and deliver to car rental companies near the airport just call 04 6699 7233 (04 noww safe)

Do you Deliver to the Car Rental Companies near the airport ?

Yes we deliver to Car rental Companies nearby the airport.

Do you Deliver to Car Rental Companies at the airport ?

No since covid we no longer deliver to the airport.

Is a security Deposit required for baby capsule hire?

Yes a $50 security deposit is required. This is a non refundable deposit taken off the hire cost

What Delivery Fees are applicable ?

Hospital Delivery – $15
Out of Area delivery – $55

What is your Refund / Cancellation Policy ?

Cancellations by the Hiree must be in writing or electronic means, Should you provide notice of at least 7 days and not less than 72 hours notice from your hire commencement date, we will provide you a 50% refund of all monies paid excluding the deposit. The refund will be via the same method you have paid us. Should you require a refund please contact us on 0466 99 7233 or via email.

A 100% refund of hire fees (excluding the deposit) will be given if you cancel your order giving more than 7 days notice.

No refund will be given when 72 hours or less cancellation notice has been given. Any delivery charges (if applicable) will be refunded.

There are no refunds if products are returned early. Delivery fees and services 100% refund – only applies to hired product.

Are you Accredited ACRI Fitters ?

Yes we are all Acri Accredited and Trained Professional Fitters.

Do you Install the Baby Capsule / Car Seats ?

At Travel Safe Capsule Hire, we install your baby capsule / baby car seat for free when the hire period is 4 months or more.The normal car seat fitting cost is $45. Unlike many other hire companies we are Professional Accredited Child Restraint Technicians, trained by the ACRI(Australian Child Restraint Resource Initiative).

Can I extend my capsule /baby car seat hire ?

Yes, after the initial 3, 4 or 6 month hire period the hire period can be extended at the rate of $15 per week or $40 per month.

Yes Travel Safe Capsule hire is Insured for the hire of baby equipment and the installation of child car restraints.

At Travel Safe Capsule Hire, all our equipment is purchased new. All out equipment is less than 8 years of age and is checked and maintained on a regular basis.

The covers of the capsule/car seat must be washed prior to pick up. It is not required to re-assemble the baby car seat / capsule.

Should any item be returned uncleaned and require an excessive amount of cleaning, we reserve the right to charge a cleaning fee.

At Travel Safe Capsule Hire we only hire out the Best Car seats and capsules.

Baby Capsule Include :
  • Maxi Cosi Mico AP
  • Maxi Cosi Mico Plus
  • Britax Unity Capsule

Baby Car seats Available For Hire include :

  • Infa Secure Emerge
  • Infa Secure Quattro
  • Infa Secure Kompressor
  • Infa Secure Luxi (A2)

Should you be involved in any type of car accident; you need to inform us of what has happened. We will replace your car child restraint with another capsule/car seat should it be required. Additionally you will also need to complete a statutory declaration; declaring the restraint has been involved in an accident. Where Police have attend the accident, a copy of the police report is required.

Orders can be made by completing the online booking form. Travel Safe Capsule Hire will confirm your booking once the security deposit has been taken.

Alternatively you can call us on 0466 99 7233. Once you have placed your order, you will receive a confirmation and invoice. Payments can be made by credit card or cash.

If the product is stolen you will need to supply us with a written police report. If the product was not adequately secured in a locked vehicle or home, we will charge you the replacement cost of a new item.