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How To Find The Perfect Mobility Scooter For You

Whether you’re looking for an electric mobility scooter hire Llandudno, or are looking to buy one, you may be asking yourself how to find the perfect mobility scooter for you. Whether you need it for indoor or outdoor use, there is an ideal scooter available for you on the market.

Indoor vs. Outdoor

Before you decide on your mobility scooter, figuring out whether you’ll use it more indoors or outdoors is something to confirm.

If you’re wanting to travel a lot with your mobility scooter, you can purchase foldable scooters that make it easier for lifting into a vehicle. To make it even simpler, you can get hoists installed into your vehicle, providing easy control on manoeuvring a mobility scooter in and out of your vehicle.


It’s a good idea to test out the seating of a mobility scooter before deciding on one. Each design will have a slightly different chair shape, so trying out each of them to find one that is the most comfortable is a good tip to remember. After all, you want to have a comfy seat if you’re going to be using your mobility scooter a lot.

Personal Touch

Ideally, you want to feel as comfortable as possible whilst using your mobility scooter. So, do you require extra legroom? And do you have enough storage space? These are time areas to tackle when finalising the details of your scooter. Additional storage baskets can be inserted onto your scooter, providing you with extra storage space - great whilst travelling!


Typically, mobility scooters can reach up to speeds of 8 km /h. Although, larger heavy-duty scooters can reach speeds of 13 km/h. Of course, it is advised to travel safely at all times, assessing your surroundings if close to roads. Think about where you will be using the scooter most, and the ideal speed you need for accessing these areas.

Before securing your mobility scooter, get assistance from the retailer and they will allow you to test drive any mobility scooter that you are considering choosing.

Ask Questions

Whilst you are testing out some mobility scooters, this is a great opportunity to ask any questions you have on your mind. You may be wondering how the scooter is assembled, details of any repairs if needed and how long will delivery take. This is a great chance for you to finalise any details with the retailer, so you can rest assured that you’ve chosen the perfect mobility scooter for you.

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