Aloklub - Online Adventure Gear store

About Aloklub

Aloklub is a Spanish sports and camping equipment rental business that rents out an extensive range of equipment varying from adventure, outdooring, electronic, home and DIY products.


The company believes in the philosophy of ‘circular consumption’ that increases the tendency of sustainable development while fulfilling consumer needs in a more affordable manner.

Key Requirements

Adventure Gear Rental Website Development

Aloklub was successfully conducting rental business operations offline and was looking for a digital route to expand its customer reach and showcase products on the internet. Before selecting Yo!Rent, the client tried a custom-built website but was not satisfied with its user experience. Thus, the key requirements were clear and Aloklub had the following expectations from Yo!Rent:

    • An intuitive interface that can keep manual interactions to the very minimum and to which visitors can effortlessly accommodate
    • A scalable and robust platform that can ensure a scope of limitless rental operations and accommodate business growth at all stages
    • A multilingual solution to deliver a more original and near-native shopping experience to the client’s home country
    • An enhanced delivery module with self-pickup and the option define pickup locations for streamlining delivery and storage/warehousing logistics

How FATbit (Yo!Rent) Helped

We matched Aloklub’s key requirements with FATbit’s online rental software, Yo!Rent, which is developed to handle even the most complex of diverse rental operations. Our solution featured multilingual and multicurrency capabilities to power the Aloklub store in the Español language. Down the line, the client also requested some customizations. To carry them out, we deployed a team of our top software engineers and added the following customizations:

Adventure Gear Rental Website Features

Key Features Deployed:

  • Vendor defined shipping discount - Enables vendors to specify shipping discounts for varying order value
  • Closing days - Vendors can set shop closing days and make all their items unavailable to rent like weekly off.
  • Custom cart page - Customized cart page with design changes and improved algorithms for detailed calculation
  • Advance booking mandation - Set the minimum advance booking period to book a product for rent on the platform, so users can start using rental items from the current date.

Process

We curated a flexible roadmap to develop a user-centric platform for the client. The process included innovative designing and some additional development to meet all the objectives. The project delivery with all the proposed functionalities was achieved after meticulous testing and successful deployment.

Rental Website Design Process

We constructed a sporty design that truly matched the industrial standards while bringing the required ease of use.

Adventure Rental Website Development

We did additional development to integrate all requested modules and functionality in the platform.

Rental Website Testing Process

Rigorous testing perfected the pre-deployment build and sculpted quality into the end-product.

Launch Adventure Gear Rental Website

We deployed the platform on the client’s server and configured preferences and settings.

Rental Software Support

We provided the client 1-year of free technical support to resolve any issues that may arise unexpectedly post-deployment.

Technology Stack

Website Development with FATbit Framework
Website Development with FATbit Framework
MySQL Powered Equipment Rentals Website
Equipment rental website built with Php

3rd Party APIs

GoogleMaps Integration with YoRent
Nexmo API Integration
Shipstation in YoRent
Stripe Integration in YoRent
Build Your Own Online Adventure Gear Rental Marketplace With Yo!Rent
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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I sell adventure gear on Yo!Rent powered rental marketplace?

Yo!Rent as an eCommerce solution can also be used to sell products as well. As Yo!Rent is developed considering all possible business scenarios for rental businesses, it comes pre-integrated with a selling feature that rental businesses can use to sell new/old products, complementary products and other products that have been worn out after completing multiple rental orders.

What are the various pricing strategies available in an adventure gear rental business?

Yo!Rent supports multiple pricing strategies, such as tiered rental pricing (daily, weekly, monthly), retail pricing, demand-based price-surge and product bundling. To receive and complete complex rental orders that cannot be managed with fixed pricing, Yo!Rent also comes with a Request for Quote (RFQ) and price negotiation module.

How can the rental business owner recover any damage costs?

Rental product damage is a common problem in the rental economy. To assist business owners to overcome this problem, Yo!Rent comes with two key features, which are rental security management and product insurance. Under rental security management, marketplace owners or vendors can collect rental security from customers at the time of payment and use this security amount to reimburse for any damages. Similarly, they can also levy insurance fees on customers to cover the rental products.

How to manage delivery on a Yo!Rent powered adventure gear rental store?

To streamline delivery logistics, Yo!Rent comes with a shipment module that allows the business owner to create multiple shipping handles like one-day delivery, fast delivery, regular delivery and self-pickup. The solution also comes with options to specify self-pickup locations and keep track of all completed shipments. To streamline the delivery process even further, entrepreneurs can also install third-party integrations such as Aftership.

What are some other product categories that entrepreneurs can lend along with adventure gear?

Yo!Rent is a complete rental solution that is developed to facilitate rental operations in various niches. Due to this, entrepreneurs can also use Yo!Rent to launch a multi-category rental store. Some of the categories that go well along with adventure gear are sports and safety equipment, music equipment and outdoor barbecues and grills.

Do entrepreneurs get a custom homepage on Yo!Rent?

Yes, Yo!Rent comes with a personalizable homepage that entrepreneurs can use to change the overall looks and appeal of their adventure gear rental store. To begin with, the business owner can replace or edit content blocks, change product placements, select custom homepage banners or even set up a custom slider on the homepage. Additionally, owners can also select a color scheme and font family of their choice on Yo!Rent.

Does Yo!Rent have a subscription module?

Rental subscriptions are often necessary in rental businesses. To accommodate them, Yo!Rent comes with a subscription feature that allows customers to rent equipment for monthly recurring payments.

How does a Yo!Rent powered Marketplace handle payments/money flow? Is there a flowchart that explains the same?

When a buyer makes a payment, the payment goes into Admin’s account and virtual payment is transferred to the seller's wallet after deducting Admin’s Commission. Once the seller requests for withdrawal, admin manually deposits the amount in sellers' bank/PayPal account. In seller's section, a form can be found under Account Information to add banking details. For extensive details, please follow link click here.

Does Yo!Rent offer mobile app solutions as well?

Yes, we do have readymade Android Buyer App to go with YoRent web for those businesses who want to increase their reach to a wider audience.

Does Yo!Rent have any geographical restrictions?

No, Yo!Rent doesn’t have any geographical restrictions. You can use this solution to launch your marketplace in any part of the world.

Can you set up a demo system for my client to test out?

Yes, we can set-up a demo for you to test the platform at your end which will be hosted on our server and will be valid for a limited time period.

Is it possible to add custom payment methods?

Yes, currently Yo!Rent comes integrated with 15+ payment gateways by-default. It's possible to integrate extra payment gateways into the Yo!Rent system. You may ask our team to perform the integration at an additional cost or have your own in-house team do that for you.

Yo!Rent comes integrated with following Payment Gateways:

  • Credit Card - Authorize.Net (AIM)
  • PayPal Payments Standard
  • Cash on Delivery
  • Bank Transfer
  • Amazon
  • Razorpay
  • Stripe
  • PayU Biz (India)
  • PayPal Adaptive Payments
  • Omise
  • CCAvenue
  • Khipu
  • Paytm
  • Citrus
  • Twocheckout
  • PayU money (India)
Does Yo!Rent support any reward-based system?

Yes, Yo!Rent comes with Referral Module which can be activated/deactivated by the Admin.

  • Users can share unique URL & earn reward points through the referral module system.
  • Admin can manage the reward points for referrers as well as referrals on registration and first purchase.
  • Admin can also credit any User's account with Generic reward points.
Does your platform support P2P rental marketplace?

Yes, Yo!Rent supports B2C, B2B and P2P marketplaces.

Does Yo!Rent have a detailed documentation about each feature?

Yes, we can provide you with system manuals that detail each and every feature in the system. Feel free to contact our support team for the same.

Does Yo!Rent provide an option to put a hold on the buyers' credit card until the product is returned safely?

Yes, Yo!Rent provides an option to hold the security deposit in the Portal's payment account.

Is there any seller/buyer verification method available in Yo!Rent?

Yes, Seller and Buyer verification management is available in Yo!Rent. Seller Approval forms can be managed from the Admin Panel. You can add multiple fields in order to gather the required information for seller onboarding.

Is there any provision in Yo!Rent to charge a customer for late return or product damage?

Yo!Rent offers a feature wherein Sellers can collect a security deposit from the User when they rent out a product through the platform. Seller then has the option to Refund (Full/Partial or No Refund) the security amount depending upon the date and condition of the returned product.

Is it possible to launch a Car Rental Marketplace with Yo!Rent?

Yes! Car rental marketplace can be built with Yo!Rent.

How does a Yo!Rent powered Marketplace handle payments/money flow? Is there a flowchart that explains the same?

When a buyer makes a payment, the payment goes into Admin’s account and virtual payment is transferred to the seller's wallet after deducting Admin’s Commission. Once the seller requests for withdrawal, admin manually deposits the amount in sellers' bank/PayPal account. In seller's section, a form can be found under Account Information to add banking details. For extensive details, please follow link click here.

Does Yo!Rent offer mobile app solutions as well?

Yes, we do have readymade Android Buyer App to go with YoRent web for those businesses who want to increase their reach to a wider audience.

Does Yo!Rent have any geographical restrictions?

No, Yo!Rent doesn’t have any geographical restrictions. You can use this solution to launch your marketplace in any part of the world.

Can you set up a demo system for my client to test out?

Yes, we can set-up a demo for you to test the platform at your end which will be hosted on our server and will be valid for a limited time period.

Is it possible to add custom payment methods?

Yes, currently Yo!Rent comes integrated with 15+ payment gateways by-default. It's possible to integrate extra payment gateways into the Yo!Rent system. You may ask our team to perform the integration at an additional cost or have your own in-house team do that for you.

Yo!Rent comes integrated with following Payment Gateways:

  • Credit Card - Authorize.Net (AIM)
  • PayPal Payments Standard
  • Cash on Delivery
  • Bank Transfer
  • Amazon
  • Razorpay
  • Stripe
  • PayU Biz (India)
  • PayPal Adaptive Payments
  • Omise
  • CCAvenue
  • Khipu
  • Paytm
  • Citrus
  • 2Checkout
  • PayU Money (India)
Does Yo!Rent have a single vendor platform?

Yes, in addition to its multi-vendor platform, Yo!Rent has recently launched its single-vendor platform. You can learn everything about its features, business model, and UX on this dedicated page.

Who can list products in a Yo!Rent-powered multi-vendor marketplace? Admin or vendors?

Both the admin and vendors can list products in a Yo!Rent powered marketplace by following a few simple steps. The admin reserves the right to remove any listing that's not in compliance with their website's Terms and Conditions.

What are the benefits of selecting Yo!Rent and how is it different from other eCommerce platforms available on the market?

Following are the key differentiators of Yo!Rent as an eCommerce rental platform:

  • One time cost & lifetime license
  • Fully secure
  • Fully customizable
  • Rent and sell option
  • 1-year free technical support
  • Complete ownership
  • Free demo availability
  • Single and multi-vendor variants
  • Flexi payment option
  • Affordable Pricing
Do you have any learning material about the online rental industry and Yo!Rent?

Yes, we have a rich resource of guides and industry reports focused on the state of the online rental industry and the ways Yo!Rent is playing a part in that:

Online rental industry report - https://www.fatbit.com/reports/online-rental-industry-report.html

Yo!Rent's complete feature list - https://www.fatbit.com/images/pdf/yorent-features-list.pdf

Blogs about popular rental niches and their business models - https://www.fatbit.com/fab/category/rental-startup-ideas/

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