5 Reasons to Buy a Scooter This Holiday Season

Daniel Foley
Written By: Daniel Foley
Updated on: 3/13/2024
Published on: 5/14/2023

Are you tired of sitting in traffic, spending a fortune on gas, and constantly searching for a parking spot? Say hello to the electric scooter - your new best friend for getting around town.

Not only are they eco-friendly and wallet-friendly, they're also just plain fun to ride. So buckle up (or, er, helmet up) and let's dive into the top 5 reasons why you should buy an electric scooter this holiday season.

To add even more value, we'll also list out the best electric scooters for each season - spring, summer, fall and winter, so whatever holiday is approaching, you're ready for it.

But first...

Why buy an electric scooter?

If you're ready to ditch the car and upgrade your commute game, then you need a sleek, speedy, and oh-so-satisfying ride that's taking the world by storm. From zipping through city streets to cruising along beachside boardwalks, e-scooters offer a hassle-free way to get around while adding some extra fun to your day.

But that's not all...

1. Convenience

Picture this: someone's running late for an important meeting, and traffic is at a standstill. They glance over at the sidewalk, where dozens of people on foot are passing them by. But wait - what's that zooming past them all? It's you on your trusty e-scooter, effortlessly weaving in and out of the crowds with a speed and agility that would make any superhero jealous.

But convenience doesn't end there. Unlike clunky bikes or heavy skateboards, e-scooters are the ultimate in lightweight and easy-to-maneuver transportation. You can easily navigate even the busiest of streets and sidewalks, weaving around obstacles, motor vehicles, leaving the gridlock in your dust.

And when it's time to catch public transportation, simply fold up your scooter and hop on board - no parking woes or heavy lifting required. With an e-scooter by your side, you'll never be tied down to one mode of transportation again.

2. Affordability

Money talks, and when it comes to transportation, e-scooters are definitely speaking our language. With prices for an all access Unagi scooter subscription starting from just $59 per month, or $69 per month for the Unagi Model One Voyager, owning an e scooter will set you back just a fraction of the cost of a car or even a traditional bike. Plus, you'll save money on gas, parking, and other car-related expenses.

But the savings don't stop there. Unlike other transportation options that require regular maintenance and upkeep, e-scooters are low-maintenance machines that won't cost you an arm and a leg in repairs. That means you can spend less time in the shop and more time zipping around town on your trusty ride.

Why break the bank when you can break free with an e-scooter?

3. Eco-friendly

In a world where every little bit counts, e-scooters are the perfect way to play your part for the planet. These sleek and stylish machines are not only a blast to ride, but they're also zero-emission wonders that won't contribute to air pollution, greenhouse gases, or climate change. And with their energy-efficient design, they're a shining example of how small changes can make a big impact.

But that's not all. By choosing an e-scooter, you're also choosing to support a cleaner, greener future for all. You'll be doing your part to reduce your carbon footprint and help create a world where sustainability is the norm. So why not take a ride on the wild side - and feel good about doing it?

4. Fun and easy to ride

Who says transportation has to be boring? With an e-scooter, getting from A to B has never been more fun! These zippy little machines are a breeze to ride, even for beginners. And with their smooth ride and comfortable design, you'll be cruising in style in no time.

But that's not all - e-scooters are also built with safety in mind. Many models come equipped with features like headlights, taillights, and turn signals, making them the perfect choice for night rides or low-light conditions.

Finally, let's not forget the feeling of freedom and independence you get from riding one - there's no better way to explore your city than on the back of an e-scooter. So what are you waiting for? It's time to hop on and let the good times roll!

5. Health benefits

Did you know that riding an e-scooter can actually be good for your health? It's true! These nifty little micromobility vehicles provide a low-impact form of exercise that can help improve your cardiovascular health, strengthen your muscles, and improve your balance.

But the benefits don't stop there. Riding an e-scooter can also be a great way to relieve stress and improve your mental health. It's hard not to feel a sense of freedom and excitement as you zip around town on your e-scooter, and that feeling can help boost your mood and promote overall well-being.

So, which electric scooters are best suited to which times of year? Well, no matter what holiday is upon us, there's a scooter for all seasons, let's find out more.

Best electric scooters for spring

Razor E300

This scooter is a classic favorite for springtime cruising, particularly if you're new to riding or simply want to give it go. With its sleek design and powerful motor, it can reach speeds of up to 15 mph.

The large deck and frame make it a comfortable ride, and the extra-wide tires provide stability and smoothness on any terrain. Plus, it's easy to fold up and store away when not in use (or it's raining).

Segway Ninebot MAX

This scooter is perfect for those looking for a little extra range. With a single charge, it can go up to 40 miles, making it perfect for longer springtime adventures. It also has a powerful motor, allowing it to reach speeds of up to 18.6 mph.

The large wheels and suspension provide a smooth ride, while the built-in front and rear lights make it easy to ride at night. Plus, it's water-resistant, making it a great choice for those unpredictable spring showers.

Best electric scooters for summer

Unagi Model One Voyager

If you're in the market for a new electric scooter to cruise around this summer, you can't go wrong with the Unagi Model One Voyager. It's a stylish and lightweight scooter that packs a punch when it comes to performance.

At double the range, and half the charge time of the Unagi Model One Classic, and with a top speed of 20 mph and a range of up to 25 miles, the Voyager gives you the freedom and convenience of longer rides with less frequent charging, perfect for summer exploring.

Dualtron Thunder 2

If you're looking for something with a bit more power and a whole lot of personality, Minimotors Dualtron Thunder 2 is quite possibly one of the most exciting (and a little scary) electric scooters out there.

This beast of a scooter can reach speeds of up to 50 mph and has a range of up to 60 miles on a single charge. Plus, it's got a striking design that will turn heads wherever you go. So, whether you're looking to cruise around town or tear up the streets, the Dualtron Thunder 2 has got you covered.

Best electric scooters for fall

Apollo Light

The Apollo Light is a lightweight and portable scooter that's perfect for commuting and casual riding in fall. It has a range of up to 15 miles and can reach speeds of up to 22 mph, making it a speedy and efficient way to get around.

Plus, its air-filled tires provide a smooth and comfortable ride, even on bumpy roads. And with its sleek design and integrated LED lights, the Apollo Light is a stylish and practical ride.

Turboant X7 Pro

The Turboant X7 Pro is another great option for fall riding. This scooter has a powerful motor that can reach speeds of up to 20 mph and a range of up to 30 miles on a single charge.

Its large 10-inch air-filled tires provide excellent traction and stability, making it a great choice for riding on wet or slippery surfaces. And with its easy-to-use folding mechanism and compact size, the Turboant X7 Pro is also easy to store and transport.

Best electric scooters for winter

Emove Cruiser

The Emove Cruiser is a fantastic electric scooter that's perfect for winter riding. With its sturdy construction and large, air-filled tires, this scooter is able to handle rough terrain and adverse weather conditions with ease.

Its powerful motor is capable of reaching speeds of up to 30 miles per hour, and it has a range of up to 62 miles on a single charge, which is perfect for longer winter rides. Plus, it has a powerful LED headlight and taillight that provide excellent visibility in low-light conditions.

Kaabo Wolf Warrior

The Kaabo Wolf Warrior is a beast of an electric scooter that can handle even the toughest winter conditions. With a 59.4 mph top speed and a range of up to 33.4 miles, this scooter can tackle long commutes in the snow with ease.

It also has large, 11 inch, air-filled tires that provide excellent traction on slippery surfaces, and a powerful dual-motor system that can handle steep inclines. Plus, it has a sturdy frame and excellent suspension that make it comfortable to ride even on bumpy terrain.

Daniel Foley
Daniel Foley

Daniel tests all the latest e-scooters and currently enjoys the Unagi Voyager as a daily driver for it's light weight, good range, and stylish look.

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