Did you know that the average cost of a baby’s first year is around $7,000 – excluding medical costs? If you’re expecting a little one and are wondering what stores offer the best perks for baby registries, check out these top five places to register…
1.) Amazon – Best for Online Shoppers
If you do most of your shopping online, consider creating a FREE Amazon Baby Registry. You’ll be able to easily add products to your registry, including toys, books, DVDs, music and more – making it easy for friends and family members to shop.
1.) Free Welcome Box for Prime members (valued at up to $35). View this post for step-by-step instructions.
2.) 10% Completion Discount 60 days before Baby’s Arrival Date in the Baby, Beauty, Grocery, Drugstore, and Toys Departments (or a 15% off Completion Discount if you are an Amazon Family member!)
3.) Free 90-day returns on Amazon Baby Store purchases
4.) Ability to add products to the registry from ANY website
5.) 20% off all diaper subscriptions
6.) Rotating limited-time offers for Prime member Baby Registrants, such as a Free parenting eBook, Subscribe & Save discounts and more.
2). Babies “R” Us – Voted #1 Baby Registry
If expert advice and personal attention is a top priority when shopping for your little one, the FREE Babies”R”Us Registry will be sure to help you prepare for baby’s arrival every step of the way. Plus, the Babies”R”Us Registry is voted the #1 baby registry, based on a 2015 Bump Member Study.
1.) 10% Completion Discount for anything remaining on your registry
2.) Price match guarantee on in-store purchases
3.) Earn up to 10% back on purchases from your registry (no limit!)
4.) Free 1-year returns after baby’s expected arrival date
5.) Free parents and parents-to-be classes or events
6.) Free Announcement Cards and more!
7.) Free Breastfeeding Gift, MAM Bottle & Registry Guide (may vary)
3.) Target – 1,793 Stores Nationwide
Creating a FREE Baby Registry at Target is an ideal baby registry option as they offer great perks, are located almost everywhere (with almost 1,800 stores nationwide), and registries can include items for both baby and Mom!
1.) Free Welcome Gift ($50 value – filled with coupons & handpicked samples)
2.) 15% off Completion Discount sent 8 weeks prior to estimated due date
3.) Easy returns for up to 1 year after event date
4.) Recommendations, inspiration, lists, must-haves & more!
5.) Possible gift near baby’s 1-year birthday (see image above)
4.) buybuy BABY – Takes Competitor Coupons
If you’re a fan of Bed, Bath & Beyond and/or Cost Plus World Market stores, consider creating a FREE Baby Registry at their partner site, buybuy BABY. Plus, over 50% of their 90 U.S. stores have Picture People photo studios and most include Destination Maternity apparel departments.
1.) Free Goody Bag filled with lots of samples and coupons
2.) Registry KickStarters with top picks & recommendations
3.) Get two 10-20% off Completion Discounts for items left on your registry (may vary)
4.) Get $25 off any $100 in-store purchase for referring friends who also create a registry
5.) Accept competitors’ coupons (including ANY Bed, Bath & Beyond coupons!) and offer a price match guarantee.
5.) Kohl’s – Carries Top Brands
If you’re looking to register for name-brand baby items at deep discounts, the FREE Kohl’s Baby Registry may be the one for you! With more than 1,100 stores nationwide and an easy-to-navigate website, you can create, manage and shop your registry in-store or online!
1.) Send Free Announcement Cards to your guests with a 20% off discount to use on your registry
2.) Get a 15% off Completion Discount, valid on any items remaining on your registry after your due date
3.) Hassle-free return policy – just bring the item and its gift receipt anytime to the Customer Service desk of your local Kohl’s
4.) Create a Kohl’s.com shopping account before registering to receive exlcusive benefits, such as quick & easy access to your registry, email alerts about Kohl’s biggest sales and promotions and more
5.) When you create your Kohl’s baby registry online, your registry is automatically available on Kohls.com AND friends and family can find your registry on TheBump.com and its partner sites. TheBump.com allows you to connect with other expectant parents, get advice and read real birth stories, utilize the pregnancy checklist, explore baby names and more.