The inflatable rental business
is an excellent opportunity for a home based business
or even for opening your own rental store. Inflatable
rentals are one of the fastest growing markets today.
The initial investment is relatively low and it is
very realistic to make it back within the first year.
The demand for inflatable games, whether for backyard
birthday parties or event promotions, has risen dramatically
in the past few years. Combine that with a huge trend
toward interactive inflatable games that are fun for
adults as well, and the stage is set for making a
huge return on investment for party/rental stores.
The popularity continues to grow for inflatable games,
and the driving force is that people are becoming
aware that they are available for home use. If reasonably
priced, rental stores have a huge potential with the
Birthday parties are by far the biggest application
The main ages for birthday parties are 2 until 12,
that's 10 years –the goal of any party rental
operation should be to have an inflatable rented to
at least three of those parties.
Another trend for inflatables is their use for fund-raising
events or event promotions.
Public and private schools, as well as churches and
other organizations, have one or more fund-raising
events every year, and what they are telling us is
that using inflatables has more than tripled their
There is room for both kinds of rental operations
in this business; it just depends on how the rental
store is managed.
One area of inflatables that has really grown in recent
years is the demand for interactive inflatable games.
While not suited for backyard parties mostly because
of price and size, there has been a huge trend toward
their use at festivals, carnivals and at pre-game