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Why Rent Mopeds On Maui

As the second largest island on Hawaii, Maui is a fantastic place for a vacation, especially for travellers from the mainland United States. There are countless things to do on the island, with incredible surfing beaches, lush landscapes in the form of Haleakala National Park and waters rich in marine life including whales and sea turtles. One of the best ways to spend your time on Maui, however, is by renting mopeds and hitting the road to see what you can find. 808 Mopeds offer two different models that you can rent, with prices starting at just $39.95 for a five hour moped rental, plenty of time to have yourself an adventure. In this article, we’ll discuss the main reasons why you should rent mopeds on Maui, and we’ll tell you a bit more about the services offered by 808 Mopeds.
Why rent a moped on Maui?
There are numerous reasons why you should make moped riding part of your holiday to Maui. Here are just a few:
It’s fun!
There are plenty of ways to enjoy yourself on Maui, but the hot tropical weather is just perfect for cruising around town on a moped, with the wind blowing in your face to keep you cool. The stunning vistas of the island will have you stopping often to take photographs, and why not pack a picnic lunch to enjoy on the beach with your family and friends?
It’s safe
If you’ve always wanted to try riding a moped but have never gotten around to it then you’ll be glad to know that Maui is one of the safest places to try it out. The roads are quiet, helmets and other safety gear are provided by 808 Mopeds and the vehicles themselves are limited to 30mph / 50 km/h, meaning you can enjoy yourself without worrying about the dangers normally associated with motorcycles. 808 Mopeds also regularly service their vehicles to ensure that they are perfectly safe for travellers to use.
It’s practical
Maui isn’t a tiny island, but it isn’t massive either. Whilst renting a car has certain practical benefits if you want to explore the island from top to tail, if you plan on staying in a smaller area then a moped just works out to be more practical for you. Plus, you don’t need to hold a full drivers license in order to legally ride a 50cc moped, a Class 1 license will suffice. You can also ride a 50cc moped at the age of 16, which is younger than the driving age for many US states, including Texas, Florida and California. Although, you must be 18 to rent.
It’s cheap
Renting a car for a week-long holiday can end up costing you hundreds of dollars once you have factored in fuel and insurance on top of the rental cost. A 7-day rental of one of 808 Mopeds Island Cruiser mopeds works out at just $31.95 per day. This means you will save a lot of money on your transportation, which you can spend on other fun-filled activities during your time on Maui.
Now that we’ve established that riding mopeds on Maui is fun, safe, practical and cheap, we need to tell you a bit more about 808 Mopeds specifically. Here is some information about the products offered by the company.
What mopeds do they rent?
808 Mopeds offer two different 50cc models as part of their services. The Island Cruiser moped is recommended for customers with a height of 5’8” and under. The moped offers a smooth and comfortable ride and comes with amenities including under-seat storage, all the safety amenities and smooth throttle response, making it easy for beginners to get to grips with their moped.
The new Sporty Cruise moped is slightly more expensive to rent than the Island Cruiser but comes with added benefits. This moped has more legroom and is recommended for customers with a height of 5’9” and above. Features of this model include sporty 12” tires, a USB charging port, under-seat storage and a small cubby holder at the front, perfect for storing your phone or wallet.