How old do I have to be to rent a scooter?

To rent a scooter from Scoot Malta, you must be between the ages of 21 and 75 years old. This age requirement ensures that our customers are of legal driving age and meet our safety standards for scooter rentals.

Can I rent a scooter if I am under 21 years old?

Unfortunately, we cannot rent scooters to individuals under the age of 21 due to legal and safety considerations. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Is there an upper age limit for scooter rentals?

Yes, our upper age limit for scooter rentals is 75 years old. This age range ensures that our customers can enjoy their scooter rental experience comfortably and safely.

Do I need to present any documents related to my age when renting a scooter?

Yes, when renting a scooter from Scoot Malta, you will be required to present a valid driver’s license that confirms your age falls within the specified range of 21 to 75 years old.

Are there any exceptions to the age requirement?

Our age requirement is a standard policy that applies to all scooter rentals. Unfortunately, we cannot make exceptions for individuals who do not fall within the specified age range.

What if I am over 75 years old but have a valid driver’s license?

We appreciate your interest in renting a scooter; however, our upper age limit for rentals is 75 years old. Therefore, we are unable to rent scooters to individuals over this age limit.

Can someone else who meets the age requirement rent a scooter on my behalf?

No, the person renting the scooter must meet the age requirement and provide their valid driver’s license at the time of the rental. This policy ensures compliance with our safety and legal standards.

Is there an age requirement for passengers on the scooter?

Yes, passengers on the scooter must also meet the age requirement of being at least 21 years old. Safety is our top priority, and this policy helps ensure a secure riding experience for both the driver and the passenger.

What if I am a new driver and recently obtained my license?

As long as you meet the minimum age requirement of 21 years old and hold a valid driver’s license, including newly obtained licenses, you are eligible to rent a scooter from Scoot Malta.

What type of documents should I show when picking up a scooter?

When picking up a scooter from ScootMalta, you will need to present the following documents:

  1. Driving License: You must provide a valid driving license that corresponds to the type of scooter you are renting. Specifically:

    • For 50cc scooters, an AM category driving license is required.
    • For 125cc scooters or quad bikes, an A1 category driving license is required.
  2. Proof of Identity: You are also required to present a valid form of official identification issued in the EU. Acceptable forms of identification include:

    • Passport issued in the EU
    • Government-issued ID card issued in the EU

Can I use a driving license from outside the EU?

To rent a scooter from Scoot Malta, you must present a driving license that is valid within the EU and is appropriate for the type of scooter you wish to rent. Unfortunately, driving licenses issued outside the EU may not be accepted.

Is there a specific age requirement for renting a scooter?

Yes, to rent a scooter from Scoot Malta, you must meet the minimum age requirement of 21 years old and have a valid driving license for the type of scooter you intend to rent.

Can I rent a scooter if I only have a car driving license?

To rent a scooter from Scoot Malta, you must possess the appropriate category of driving license for the type of scooter you are renting. For example, if you have a car driving license but want to rent a 125cc scooter, you will need an A1 category driving license.

What if my driving license is in a language other than English?

If your driving license is not in English or Maltese, you may need to obtain an International Driving Permit (IDP) or an officially translated version of your license to ensure its validity for scooter rental in Malta. Please check the local regulations and requirements regarding driving licenses for foreign visitors.

Can I rent a scooter without a passport?

To comply with local regulations and ensure the security of our rentals, a valid form of official identification, such as a passport issued in the EU or a government-issued EU ID card, is required when renting a scooter from Scoot Malta.

For any further inquiries or specific questions regarding the required documents for scooter rental, feel free to contact our customer support team. We’ll be delighted to assist you with your rental needs!

Do I need to pay a security deposit?

Yes, as with all vehicle rental companies, a security deposit is required when you rent a scooter from Scoot Malta. The security deposit amount is €500. Its purpose is to provide coverage for any potential traffic fines or deductibles that may arise during your rental period.

How does the security deposit work?

The security deposit of €500 will be collected at the beginning of your rental period. It serves as a guarantee and will be held until the end of your rental.

Is the security deposit refundable?

Yes, the security deposit is fully refundable upon the satisfactory return of the scooter and after deducting any incurred deductibles, if applicable. If no traffic fines or damages are incurred during your rental, the full €500 security deposit will be refunded to you.

When will I receive my security deposit refund?

The security deposit refund process typically takes 5-10 business days from the end of your rental period. We will inspect the scooter for any damages or traffic fines before processing the refund.

What can result in deductions from the security deposit?

Deductions from the security deposit may occur if you are involved in any traffic violations or accidents during your rental period, resulting in fines or damages to the scooter. The amount of the deduction will be based on the actual costs incurred.

Can I choose not to pay the security deposit?

No, the security deposit is a standard requirement for all our customers. It ensures a smooth and secure rental experience for both parties.

How can I pay the security deposit?

The security deposit of €500 can be paid using the available payment methods at the time of booking. We accept various payment options to facilitate a convenient rental process.

Is the security deposit amount negotiable?

The security deposit amount of €500 is fixed and cannot be negotiated. It is set to cover potential liabilities during the rental period and will be refunded accordingly based on the rental’s outcome.

Can I use the security deposit to extend my rental duration?

The security deposit cannot be used to extend the rental duration. If you wish to extend your rental period, please contact our customer support team, and we’ll be happy to assist you.

For any further questions or clarifications about the security deposit, please feel free to contact our customer support team.

Are helmets required and do you provide them?

Yes, in accordance with Maltese law, wearing a helmet is mandatory when driving a scooter or motorbike. At Scoot Malta, we prioritize your safety and comply with all regulations to ensure a secure and enjoyable riding experience.

Complimentary Helmets for Your Safety

To guarantee your safety on the road, we provide two helmets per vehicle rented. Whether you’re riding solo or with a passenger, we ensure that both riders have access to properly fitted and high-quality helmets.

Why Wearing Helmets Matters

Helmets play a critical role in safeguarding riders from potential injuries and reducing the severity of accidents. They offer protection to your head and face, minimizing the risk of head trauma in the event of an unforeseen incident.

Comfort and Hygiene

Our helmets are regularly inspected and meticulously maintained to ensure utmost comfort and hygiene. We understand the importance of a clean and well-fitted helmet, as it contributes to a pleasant and worry-free ride.

Ride with Confidence

With Scoot Malta’s complimentary helmets, you can explore Malta’s picturesque landscapes and historic wonders with confidence. Your safety remains our top priority as you embark on your scooter adventure.

Sharing the Joy of Riding Safely

Whether you’re an experienced rider or a first-time adventurer, wearing helmets is crucial for everyone’s safety. We encourage all our customers to embrace responsible riding practices and set a positive example for others.

Scoot Malta Safety First

At Scoot Malta, we believe that safety is a shared responsibility. By providing complimentary helmets and adhering to the helmet law, we aim to foster a culture of safe riding among our customers.

Experience Malta Securely

Explore the beauty of Malta’s charming streets, breathtaking coastlines, and hidden gems with peace of mind. With Scoot Malta’s commitment to safety and our complimentary helmets, your scooter journey will be an unforgettable and secure experience.

Is there a pick-up and delivery service available for scooter rentals?

Absolutely! Scoot Malta offers convenient pick-up and delivery services to ensure a smooth and enjoyable scooter rental experience.

Complimentary Service within Sliema, Gzira, and St. Julian’s

We are pleased to provide free delivery and pickup service to any address located within Sliema, Gzira, and St. Julian’s areas during our operational hours, which are between 8:30 AM and 6:30 PM.

Affordable Pick-Up and Delivery Service Beyond Sliema

For locations outside Sliema, we offer a convenient pick-up and delivery service for a nominal fee of 20 EUR. This fee is applicable to addresses beyond Sliema, Gzira, and St. Julian’s.

Seamless Booking Process

When making your scooter reservation, simply inform us of your preferred delivery and pickup location. Our dedicated team will ensure that your scooter is promptly delivered to your specified address, saving you time and effort.

Explore Malta with Ease

With our pick-up and delivery service, you can effortlessly begin your adventure in Malta. Whether you’re exploring the bustling streets of Sliema or venturing further afield, our convenient service ensures you have the freedom to roam and discover the island’s beauty.

Plan Ahead for Smooth Transportation

To avail our pick-up and delivery service, we recommend contacting us with the details of your location and rental period. This way, we can arrange for a seamless transportation experience tailored to your needs.

Customer-Centric Approach

At Scoot Malta, we prioritize your convenience and satisfaction. Our pick-up and delivery service reflect our commitment to delivering exceptional customer experiences throughout your journey.

Get in Touch for Personalized Assistance

For accurate information on the pick-up and delivery fee for your specific location and rental duration, feel free to get in touch with our friendly customer support team. We are here to assist you and make your scooter rental experience as effortless as possible.

Begin Your Scooter Adventure Today

Let Scoot Malta be your trusted companion in discovering Malta’s wonders on two wheels. Take advantage of our pick-up and delivery service, and embark on an unforgettable journey through this enchanting island.

(Note: The delivery and pickup fee mentioned in this FAQ is applicable to locations other than Sliema. For specific fee details, please contact our customer support team.)