How And Where To Rent An Electric Scooter In the Czech Republic – Rules, Costs, And Providers!
Do you want to go out in the Czech Republic with an elektrická koloběžka, or an electric scooter? Several partial scooter providers make this possible.
Here you can read which rules you need to take into account and how you can easily rent an electric scooter.
- How And Where To Rent An Electric Scooter In the Czech Republic – Rules, Costs, And Providers!
What are the rules for using an e-scooter in the Czech Republic?
In the Czech Republic, as a driver of an electric scooter, you follow the same traffic rules as cyclists. You use the bicycle path and if that is not possible, you can drive on the roadway. Furthermore, the following rules apply:
- There is no minimum age for riding a shared scooter;
- There is no driving license requirement;
- The maximum speed is set at 25 km/h;
- The use of a helmet is compulsory for children up to the age of 18;
- You are not allowed to drive on the sidewalk. Children under the age of 10 are allowed to ride on the sidewalk if they do not disturb pedestrians;
- There is an absolute alcohol ban on riding an electric scooter.
How do you use a rental electric scooter as a tourist?
To rent an electric scooter in the Czech Republic, several providers offer their services via a mobile app. This is done as follows:
HOW IT WORKS
Download the app
Download the mobile app from one of the active providers.
Create an account
Create an account and link a payment method. Most providers accept payments via credit card, PayPal, Apple Pay, and Google Pay.
Find a shared scooter
Check in the app where the nearest shared scooter is located.
Unlock the vehicle
Unlock the scooter by scanning the QR code on the handlebars via the app.
End the ride
After the ride, park the vehicle in the designated zone. End the ride via the app and you will receive an overview of the costs incurred.
Which scooter share providers are active in the Czech Republic?
Every city or municipality has its own agreements with shared scooter providers. The largest suppliers in the Czech Republic are:
What are the costs to rent an electric scooter in the Czech Republic?
Each provider determines its own costs. The rate is usually made up of a starting rate and a rate per minute. On average, you pay €1 to unlock the scooter and €0.15 per minute to use it.
You pay €3.25 for a 15-minute ride.
Take advantage of free rides
Do you want to ride a shared scooter even cheaper? Many providers allow users to share a ‘referral code’ with others. You can find this personal code in the mobile app.
Share this code with someone else and take advantage of free rides in the following way:
Example: Lime app