Because a scooter (also known as moped or vespa) is the perfect vehicle to get you to each sight and attraction in New York, dashing past traffic and having a blast doing so.
Because you can see way much more in way less time.
And because scooters are genuinely easy and amusing to ride.
It's fast, fun and beautifully cheap!
To drive and hire a small scooter 50 cubic centimeters (cc) or less in New York a B category driving license with suffice. For hiring a moped more than 50cc at least category A1 - "light motorcycle", will be required.
Scooter rental providers in New York often ask to leave security deposits in cash or credit card pre-authorization. This information is available when booking a scooter of your choice.
Usually one helmet is included in the rent price.