About Us

Totally Thomas Town is a family owned business that has been open since 2010 in North Burnaby, British Columbia.  We specialize in new and gently used Thomas products and fun kids rentals including Thomas themed rentals and food rentals

My story

Growing up as an only child, my stuffed animals were such great company.  I would make up stories, have tea parties, play school, pretend they were my friends and to me, it was like they came to life and surrounded me with fun.  When I had my first son, I was able to watch Thomas trains come to life for him.  He would spend hours making up stories, having the trains talk to each other, mimicking Thomas books that we had read together and building sets he's seen in the Thomas shows we watched.  I saw how the world of Thomas toys nurtured his creativity and brought him so much excitement, and I became an even bigger Thomas fan than him.  I knew it was my mission to make sure children felt like they had company and could let their imaginations run wild!  Luckily for me, my first son taught me everything I needed to know about Thomas and now at 12 years old he helps me prepare online orders along with my 9 year old son and 4 year old daughter and my husband.  To us, Totally Thomas Town isn’t a job, it is part of our family.

Owner, Diana L.

Why do you sell used items?

We specialize in used items because we want to see quality Thomas products continue to be played with.  We enjoy knowing that most of our products have been loved by other spectacular children and our customers love finding pieces that aren't made anymore while saving money!  We also do our part for the environment by not only selling used products but by also reusing packaging materials and boxes. We inspect every item to ensure that they are an authentic Thomas brand in clean and good condition.  Our used items offer customers the opportunity to choose the condition of each item to fit their budget and expectations.  

Customers

We are not a big box store - we really care about customers as people and end up with long term customers - lucky us!  Check out our testimonials and you'll see what we are about.  We are so thankful for the wonderful families we have got to meet over the years that have shopped in the store, and grateful for the online customers who keep returning. We are all about relationships and happy customers. Shop in confidence as we care about you and take pride in our business - we will go the extra mile to ensure you are happy!

 

Do you carry rentals?

We are the only rental company in BC to offer Thomas the Train themed rental equipment including ride-on Thomas trains, train tables and Thomas inflatables.  We also carry bouncy castles and food rentals like popcorn macines, cotton candy machines and more! We also have Thomas themed party packages which include Thomas rentals, decorations and table settings making it a one-stop-shop for all your Thomas and Friends party needs. Just click on the “Rentals” tab to check it out!

Where are you located?

We are located in North Burnaby in beautiful British Columbia.  Visit us by clicking here

Do you ship throughout North America?

We ship items all over North America from our Burnaby location!  We take great care in packaging items for shipping.  When your child opens their special package we want it to feel like they are opening a present with all of their favourite Thomas trains.  We wrap each train in fun colorful tissue paper and always add a little extra surprise in there too!  Shipping is only $5 for orders over $75 in BC and we offer free shipping across Canada for orders over $200 (before tax and promotions).  For more information about shipping click here

Do you buy Thomas products locally?

Yes - the life of your Thomas toys doesn’t have to come to an end when your children have loved them all they can – you can always sell your items back to Totally Thomas Town. Simply send us some pictures of the items in good condition you would like to sell to info@totallythomastown.com and we can offer you a cheque or an even bigger rental credit at Totally Thomas Town.

Our staff:

Everyone who is part of our team at Totally Thomas Town loves kids, so with everything we do, we have them in mind. It is this attention to detail that has kept customers coming back for years. Our staff consists of Devon, Kristen, Shannon, Diana (owner). We can't forget Diana’s kids and husband (her extra special helpy-helptertons)!

 

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