The BuyBuy Baby website allows people to register for an account for their new arrival, or gift givers can search for their friends and family members who are using this registry. When parents create an account, they will receive a “Goody Bag” that contains samples, coupons, and a registry guide. However, they need to pick it up at a local store.
The company is small with only 135 stores in the United States and Canada. So, unless there is a store close to where the parents live, this registry may not be convenient for parents or people planning on buying gifts from it. However, they can shop online and have gifts shipped for free to the parents if their purchases are over $29.
Parents can get free shipping for the first year of their babies’ lives, but the amount purchased through the registry needs to equal or exceed $1,500 before this reward is available. BuyBuy Baby offers gift wrapping at the lowest cost of all the reviewed registries, which is $4.99/
Also, to make it easier to send thank you cards to everyone who bought gifts, the registry can track who bought which gift, so parents know whom to thank for the items they received. If items are still left over on the registry, the recipients can purchase them at a 15 percent discount.
Their website allows users to find a store near them, book an in-store appointment with a registry consultant, or chat live with someone if you have any questions about the registry process. BuyBuy Baby also price matches items if a competitor’s ad or website shows the items they’ve chosen at a lower price.
Some of the other advantages of registering with this store are that items can be reserved online and picked up at the store, they have a return policy that allows people to take back items one year after their date of purchase, and they can monogram almost any gift they offer.