Weird and Surprising Things You Can Rent

Everyone knows you can rent a car and even a house. But, there are lots of other things you can rent, as well. Some may seem ridiculous, but might actually be extremely useful depending on your purposes.

Here are some unusual items that you may rent. While some of these may seem strange, you’re likely to find a few useful options that will save you time and money.

Caskets

A casket is the single most-expensive item you will buy for a traditional funeral, so it makes sense to cut corners wherever you can. You could choose a casket made from cheaper materials, such as wood or plastic. Caskets rental may sound out there, but it’s an option that should be considered.

Caskets
Caskets

Funeral homes now provide many options to save people money and this is one of them. Many families use a rental casket during visitation hours, a memorial service or the funeral itself. The body is placed in a simple wooden box, then placed inside a fancy, expensive casket for the funeral. Once the funeral is over, the body is buried in a simple wooden box. 

Jewelry

Diamonds may not be friendly to most people’s budget. Luckily for you, there are some companies that even provide jewelry rental services. 

Jewelry
Jewelry

They let you borrow statement-making earrings, necklaces, bracelets and more, so you can sparkle on your wedding day or dress up for luxurious events. You have to promise to return everything in their prepaid envelopes.

Camera lenses

It’s great for one-time needs. You can also use them to try out an expensive lens before you decide to spend money

Camera lenses

If you’re a vlogger, but you don’t have the money for video equipment, camera lenses rental will be a great choice. You can record your videos with high quality as this will play a crucial factor to attract any viewers. Capturing the moment with a real, professional-grade camera will help you further your aesthetic.  

Pet

These days you can even rent a pet. Many pet rental companies connect dog owners with dog lovers who will borrow the pet while the owner is on vacation. The arrangement is an absolute win-win: dog owners evade costly kennel boarding fees while the local pet lover gets some enjoyment without any full-time commitment.

Pet
Pet

Animal shelters across the country also have rent a pet programs, so search locally for dates and details near you. 

Furniture

It’s best to rent something slightly used when it comes to furniture rental. Consider the quality before you decide to rent because someone can already take the massive depreciation to that specific furniture. Plus, the benefit of renting furniture is that when you’re ready to move homes or move on to a new look, you can easily swap out your pieces for different ones.

Furniture
Furniture

This is also a very environmentally friendly method. You’re not only saving a lot of money, but helping to reduce the furniture and furnishings that were tossed in landfills.