Can I bring my Electric Wheelchair / Mobility Scooter to....
A common question asked is where can I bring my mobility scooter electric wheelchair? Can I take my mobility scooter on a plane? Can I bring a mobility scooter to a sporting event? Can my mobility scooter fit in my trunk? Can I take my electric wheelchair to an amusement park? Can I drive my mobility scooter at a grocery store?
All are valid and concerns that many have. The point of a mobility scooter is to improve mobility. What’s the point if you can’t bring it anywhere? Mobility scooters from Zip’r Mobility are designed to be used, expanding riders' mobility, independence, and freedom. Here are some of the many places you can take your mobility scooter to.
Can I bring my mobility scooter on a plane?
Our mobility scooters at Zip’r are designed to be taken onto planes. All of our power scooters and wheelchairs are safe to be taken onto planes and are approved by the FAA for air travel. But it gets even better because of the ADA, there is no additional charge for bringing your mobility scooter.
Can I bring my mobility scooter on a cruise ship?
Yes, in addition to airline approval, our mobility scooters are allowed on cruises. If you planning on taking a mobility scooter on a cruise ship we recommend an electric wheelchair like the Zip'r 3 that has a tight turning radius. This will make it easier for you to navigate in and around narrow corridors.
Can I bring a mobility scooter to a sporting event?
Want to watch your kids, grandkids or favorite team at a baseball, football, basketball, tennis or golf event? Mobility scooters and powered wheelchairs are an excellent means to watch your team in person. Plus at the game you’ll have your own seat! Many ballparks and stadiums have special seating for those using wheelchairs. Because of the ADA, venues need to be accessible to those with disabilities, including mobility impairments. Stadiums must offer accessible seating, parking options, elevators to accommodate fans and spectators using power scooters.
If you plan on taking your travel scooter to the ballpark, we recommend browsing accessories that will make your experience all the more enjoyable. Extra storage to hold your wallet, phone, keys, and other accessories nearby makes things a lot less stressful when supporting your team.
Can I take my electric wheelchair to an amusement park?
Just like taking your mobility scooter to a sporting event. You should have no issues in taking your mobility scooter or electric wheelchair to the amusement park or zoo. If you plan on doing so, we recommend a mobility scooter with a long-range battery. Our mobility scooters at Zip’r feature batteries that can travel 12-20 miles on a single charge! Another good option is to look into purchasing a car charger, that way if needed you can charge up your mobility scooter on the go.
Can I fit my mobility scooter in my car?
Going on a road trip and worrying whether your mobility scooter will fit? Making the seasonal trip from Massachusetts, New York, or Pennsylvania down to Florida? Our mobility scooters are specifically designed for seniors and adults who want to stay mobile. Zip’r Mobility offers numerous mobility scooters that are portable and lightweight. The Zip’r Traveler and Xtra line of mobility scooters feature a folding tiller and can be easily disassembled to fit even the smallest vehicle.
If you are planning on taking your mobility scooter or electric wheelchair on a trip, we recommend a car charger. That way even during your road trip, you can fully charge your mobility scooter.
Can I take my mobility scooter to the mall?
A mobility scooter is a great choice for those looking to maintain daily routines. Taking your mobility scooter to get groceries or to the mall is convenient. All our mobility scooters at Zip’r feature a durable large metal basket great when shopping. Customers have told us how much they're significant others love using a mobility scooters basket as a shopping cart.
Check out our Mobility Scooters Buyer's Guide, to find the right Power Scooter for you!
Mobility scooters and electric wheelchairs are great options for those looking to expand independence, mobility, and freedom. Before purchasing a mobility scooter, we recommend you check out our Buyer’s Guide, which outlines the nuances so you can choose the right mobility scooter for your needs.
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