Choosing Mobility Schooter. Recommendations?

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Choosing Mobility Schooter. Recommendations?

Postby changeoflife » Mon Jul 27, 2015 9:24 am

Morning all. My husband finally dragged me into a mobility shop to look at scooters on Saturday, I had a go on the Aerolite +, I wouldn't buy from a shop as I realise they charge way over what I would pay second hand else where. I'd like something that we can take in car with us for those days (most weekends) when I struggle to keep going. I don't know if any of you have found the travel ones to be a bit like driving a mini :yikes: I've had to sell my beloved sports car, so think I deserve some payback :mrgreen:
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Re: Choosing Mobility Schooter. Recommendations?

Postby Crystal pink » Mon Jul 27, 2015 10:56 pm

Hi Changeoflife,

Snap! I spent an hour or two searching for the lightest TRAVEL Scooter just last night.. I saw the aerolite and quite fancied that one myself. I also came across one that fitted into a holdall!! I googled them. There were videos of dismantling to go into car boot and assembling again. I've also viewed a Quingo? Quango? It comes with ramps and is remote controlled to drive itself up ramps into car boot - says it goes into a Ford Fiesta. Being a woman alone, and with limited strength, I cannot pick heavy ones up into/out of hatchback. The holdall one was made up of tubular pipes mainly, I would worry about uneven paths/pavements, I feel I would need to test that out for sturdiness. Many of them are ok IF you have someone with you to help with the lifting. Yes, I've been studying them for a while now, as yet I've not taken the plunge.

Go Google.. watch some video demos. BTW, some were priced at just over £300.. much cheaper than many I've seen.

Why I emphasised the TRAVEL scooter is because I answered a question - Which one would suit my needs. As I only wanted one to take in my car for days out etc, not for road use, the TRAVEL was the one that suited my needs.

Good luck with your search.
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