Buyer’s Guide

Buying an electric scooter can be tricky, especially for beginners.

There are many things you should be aware of:

  • brands
  • manufacturers
  • prices
  • features
  • performances
  • reviews
  • comparisons
  • use cases

The list is huge, and it can get confusing real fast.

We’re here to help. Take a look at the posts from the Buying Guide, and you will have a better idea of how to decide and buy the scooter that’s just right for you.

Electric Scooter Gift Guide [Best Gift Ideas For Scooter Riders + Best Scooters As Gifts]

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The need for a hygienic, personally-owned mode of transportation exploded in 2020, and it keeps rising even today. As people realized that electric scooters can address a lot of their concerns about health and safety, they not only started buying them more as personal vehicles, but they increasingly started buying them as gifts for loved …

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How to Buy a Used Electric Scooter [Lessons from the EScooterNerds Marketplace]

Since we launched the used electric scooter marketplace, we’ve seen our first successful transactions between previous and new scooterists. These are some of the common insights and advice from people who bought or sold a used scooter. How much should you pay for a used electric scooter? A good rule of thumb is to take …

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Disadvantages of electric scooters (what you need to know before buying)

I’ve been around electric scooters for quite a long time now, and I have helped many people choose the perfect scooter for their specific needs. I’ve done a lot of research on many electric scooters, and in the process, I’ve become closely familiar with many of their intricacies, including their biggest disadvantages, weaknesses, and tradeoffs. …

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Electric Scooter Warranty and Returns Guide – Gotchas and Fine Print, Simplified

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When buying a new scooter, or even a used one that’s still under warranty, it’s crucial you understand the basics of how warranties work, but also be aware of all the common traps, pitfalls, and gotchas. Naturally, the specifics will differ across scooter models and brands, the retailers, and where you buy, but there are …

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Best electric scooters in Australia and New Zealand (and what to know before buying one)

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Electric scooters in Australia and New Zealand have been especially popular, more so than in most other countries and regions. The reasons for that are not exactly clear – maybe it’s the constantly favorable weather, the overall prosperity and progressiveness of the country, or maybe the raised environmental consciousness of the citizens. Whatever it is, …

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Electric Scooter Black Friday and Cyber Monday in 2020 – Deals, Coupons, Unexpected Gift Ideas

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The holiday season is approaching fast, and that means three things: family time, delicious food, and amazing deals on many products, especially during Black Friday and Cyber Monday, when all the electronic products are heavily discounted. The great news is that electric scooters will have huge discounts and sales during the Black Friday and Cyber …

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Best Electric Scooters Under $400 – 8 Great Picks That Don’t Break The Bank

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While still belonging in the budget price category, $400 electric scooters can offer a few surprises in terms of quality and value. For many people, $400 is not a trivial amount of money. It is, however, an amount they might be willing to spend, or more precisely, invest, in an efficient mode of transport. Many …

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