The list below aims to be the most complete list of rental software vendors currently available. A listing here does not mean that we recommend the rental solution, it is merely a reference list.
Choosing the best rental software for your company can be difficult and take a lot of work. We’ve compiled a list of all the rental software that is currently available so you can easily browse the list by Industry, by Type (Open Source / SaaS / One Time Purchase), or by Shopping Cart. We’ll also explain certain features that you may want to make sure you have in your chosen platform.
Rental Software By Industry
Sales Igniter – Open Source rental solution great for car rental, equipment rental, bounce house rental, baby equipment rental, and more. Open source means that it is customizable and easy to expand. Solutions available for Magento 2 and WooCommerce.
Heavy Equipment Rental
Party / Event Rental
Inflatables / Bounce House
Inflatable Office (aka Event Office)
Activities & Tours
Property Management / Hotel / Vacation Rental
Accuity Scheduling – for SquareSpace
Rental Software by Shopping Cart (Plugins & Extensions)
Magento 1 & 2
Magento is now owned by Adobe. They offer both a free and paid cloud version. The free version is called “Magento Open Source” and the paid version is called “Adobe Commerce”. Magento is generally known as a more powerful solution than WooCommerce because it uses a more advanced framework and has things like graphQL, multi source inventory, multi-language and other features already built-in.
Sales Igniter – The most powerful rental booking system for Magento 2 available including checkout and check-in, rental order editing, marketplace integration, rental contract signing, and multi inventory center (warehouses).
WooCommerce / WordPress
WooCommerce is the official E-commerce shopping cart for WordPress. It is a good solution for small business, and very popular. Among the many plugins available in WooCommerce are quite a few geared towards rentals, bookings, and appointments.
Sales Igniter – Complete WooCommerce booking solution featuring rental inventory reports, hourly bookings, and ics rental channel integration. Integrations available for Multi Vendor Marketplace as well.
Yith Bookings & Appointments
JetBooking – for Elementor (a page builder for WordPress)
Amelia – for appointments
Bookly – for appointments
Shopify is an SaaS type of shopping cart meaning you pay a monthly fee and they provide the web hosting and support. It is not open source but does provide an API for customization.
BookThat by Zetya