Hire an E-Scooter in Poland

To hire an E-Scooter (electric scooter) in Poland you have several competitive and cheap options available to you.

Before we get started, we highly recommend you familiarize yourself with these electric scooter safety tips and also make sure you’re aware of any local laws in Poland, related to riding on the pavement or road.

The most popular choices when it comes to hiring an E-scooter in Poland are Lime and Blinkee.

They both have downloadable apps and both of them have a lot of e-scooters parked around most major cities in Poland.

Lime

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Download: You can download the Lime mobile app here

Lime is our favourite choice, based on experiences using Lime to hire e-scooters we have had nothing but good experiences with them.

To get started, you’ll just need to download the app using the link above, once downloaded you’ll just need to spend a few minutes setting up your account.

To setup your account you’ll need to have your phone number, email and also your name.

Setting up the account is very straightforward and once finished you’ll see a map with the locations of every Lime scooter available within your area.

It’s important to be aware of the areas on the map in which Lime allow you to ride your scooter, which can be easily distinguished by the outer red zone, these areas should be avoided and you should try not to stray too far outside of the operating area.

On the map screen, you can click on individual e-scooters to see more information like price, battery life, the maximum distance the scooter will be able to travel etc

You can also ring the scooter, which will help you to find it, if you’re having trouble seeing it.

If you’re ready to reserve the scooter you can click the green button labelled ‘reserve’ and from there you can start the booking process to unlock the scooter, starting at 30 minutes.

Once you’ve unlocked your e-scooter, you’re good to go, just take it easy.

Price: 3zl unlock + 0.50zl per minute.

Blinkee

Blinkee is similar to Lime, except they also offer electric mopeds, as well as scooters and bicycles.

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The process to use Blinkee is pretty much the same as Lime.

Download: You can download the Blinkee app here

To get started, download the app, create an account and use the map to find an available e-scooter for you to hire.

Once you’ve unlocked your scooter you’re good to go.

The difference is with the electric moped you’ll need to wear a helmet but don’t worry that’s included in the rental of your booking.

There will be a button on the steering wheel that will open the trunk, you’ll then find a helmet and a hygiene cover.

You must ride your e-moped on the road, treat it as if you’re riding a scooter in your own country and always observe local laws and stay safe.

Price: 0.69zl per minute (students = 0.59zl per minute)

The maximum price you will pay within a day is 69zl, that’s between 00:00 and 23:59.

Hiring an e-scooter in Poland is easily done and they are becoming ever more popular, especially in cities like Krakow and Warsaw.

Here are some answers to common questions we often receive here at Hey Poland.

Do I need a driving license to hire an e-scooter in Poland?

No.

Do I need to wear a helmet riding an E-scooter in Poland?

No. But you should, in fact, you should always go for safety first when it comes to riding any kind of motorized vehicle whether it’s a bike or an e-scooter.

Can I ride an e-scooter on the path or pavement?

Yes. Although you should be aware that pedestrians in Poland are king on the pavement and always have priority in every situation.

Can I hire an e-scooter in Krakow?

Yes. Both of these apps work in Krakow.

Can I hire an e-scooter in Warsaw?

Yes. Both of these apps work in Warsaw.

Always remember to ride safe and be aware of your surroundings, happy riding!

Emmahttps://heypoland.com
Emma has lived and worked in Poland for over 9 years and knows Poland like the back of her hand.

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