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Rent To Buy Electric Scooters - RideTo Scooter Hire


James B · October 21, 2020

RideTo has teamed up with Askoll Bikes to provide electric scooters for new riders. Whether you are looking for a friendly way to travel to work or an economical means to work as a delivery rider. These bikes have the range and the power to get you there. Please note this service is currently only available in London.

Own a brand-new or refurbished electric scooter, the easy way!

  • Cheaper and more comfortable to run
  • Own it in just 24 months
  • £79.00/week including insurance

The Details:

Delivery Insurance Included:

You won’t have to worry about insurance. Included with your Rent-2-Buy is food delivery as well as social, domestic and pleasure (SD&P) insurance. This makes our Electric Mopeds perfect for UberEATS and Deliveroo drivers as well as commuters.

4 Weeks Holiday Break Per Year

No other food delivery vehicle rental company gives you a holiday break like us. If you need a rest or you’re going away, we’ll freeze your weekly payments.

Professional & Efficient Servicing Included

You drive, we take care of the rest. Our highly rated Otto Team is always available to help delivery drivers whenever they need it, whilst you focus on making money on the road.

Own a Brand New Electric Moped

Switch to electric and drive a brand new moped in the UK. You won’t have to worry about the ULEZ or additional charges, and you can drive in style and comfort.

More Economical to Drive

Charge the two removable intelligent batteries inside your moped at a fraction of the cost of conventional petrol mopeds.

Breakdown Cover Included

In the event of a breakdown, you can rest assured we’ll have a replacement moped ready for you as soon as possible at no additional cost to yourself.

Interested in hiring a scooter? Contact Us.


What is Rent to buy?

You can now own a new electric moped in London: including free insurance, servicing and breakdown cover for the duration of your agreement.

Our credit check is hassle-free. and the scheme includes a 4 week holiday break. All of our mopeds also come with our CCTV camera system.

At the end of the payment plan, all the log-book details and information will be transferred into your name.

What’s the minimum age?

The minimum age for our electric mopeds is 21 years and over.

What’s the minimum experience?

You must already have at least 1 month experience working as a delivery rider, and be living in London for at least 6 months.

You also must speak a good level of English.

What about points on my license?

Normally we can accept up to 6 points on your licence, however certain convictions such as IN10’s cannot be accepted onto our scheme.

We recommend to call us before visiting if you have any major convictions.

What are the payments required?

Downpayment: For Short Rental there is a £300 deposit that is refundable when the vehicle is returned in the same condition. For Rent 2 Own the downpayment is £400 and non-refundable.

Weekly Rental: You pay this on a weekly basis, and servicing and insurance will be active free of charge as long as you pay your weekly payments.

End of Contract Charge: Once your payments are completed, there is a £100 admin fee to change the log book into your name at the end. That’s it!

What's not included in the payment plan?

Wear and tear items such as tyres and brakes, as well as any damage you cause yourself, are not included and will be your responsibility to replace.

What brands of moped do you offer?

At the moment, we offer the Askoll es3, one of the leading state-of-the-art electric mopeds on the market. We have tested a large number of fully electric mopeds for the purpose of food delivery, and this is the best one we found due to its intelligent removable batteries and its top speed.

We are continuously seeking new high-quality electric mopeds and intend on offering an additional range of mopeds in the future.

How long does it take to charge the batteries?

Each moped has two batteries, and they take 3-4 hours to charge from 0% to 100%.

How does the 4 week holiday payment break work?

Through our Rent-2-Buy scheme you are eligible for up to 4 weeks holiday payment break through the year. The breaks can be up to two weeks in a row and there must be a minimum of 2 months between taking further holiday breaks.

There is a waiting period of 4 months before you can claim your first holiday break. Your Rent-2-Buy contract will be extended by the amount of weeks you take off e.g. taking 6 weeks off over 2 years = 6 weeks extension of your contract.

What happens if I get a penalty charge notice (PCN)?

As the log book of the moped is in our name, the PCN will come to us first. We’ll then transfer the PCN into the your name, then you can decide to pay or appeal it.

Due to the amount of time and effort it takes to transfer liability, there is a small charge of £5. This is significantly lower than most of our competitors.

This information is given to you as a guide to support you in your choice of licence and RideTo has made every attempt to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the information provided about motorcycle licence and training requirements. However, RideTo cannot guarantee the information is up to date, correct and complete and is therefore provided on an "as is" basis only. RideTo accepts no liability whatsoever for any loss or damage howsoever arising. We recommend that you verify the current licence and training requirements by checking the DVSA website.