Search thousands of topics on CostHelper

BROWSE ALL TOPICS >> babies & children  cars  consumer electronics health & personal care home & garden personal finance  pets  schools small business sports weddings
CostHelper > Recreation & Activities  > Segway

Segway Cost


How Much Does a Segway Cost?

 
average costSegway Rental: $20-$35 Per Hourhigh costBuying a Segway: $6,000-$13,000+

A Segway[1] is a two-wheeled electric personal transporter that uses gyroscopes for stability and steering. The driver stands or sits on a platform between the wheels and steers, accelerates and brakes by leaning on a handle at the front. They can be rented for tours or purchased.

Typical costs:

  • A new Segway typically costs $6,000-$13,000 depending on the model and where it's purchased. For example, Segway Los Angeles sells the Segway i2[2] , which has a 260-pound carrying capacity and can reach a top speed of 12.5 mph, for $6,295. The higher-end Segway x2[3] line typically costs about $6,900-$13,000 new, and includes all-terrain tires and fenders to protect riders from debris.
  • Individuals can rent Segways or take tours for $20-$35 an hour in most cities. Segways can also be rented by businesses or for special occasions for about $700 from dealers like Segway of Oakland[4] in California.
Related articles: Electric Bike, Bike

What should be included:
  • Less expensive Segways[5] include the machine, but may not include a front basket or footpad.
  • Some more expensive models can travel farther on a single charge and often include bags that attach to the handlebars, mats for the driver's platform and taillight. Custom and specialized Segways, like those with seats or outfitted to carry golf bags[6] , are more expensive. Custom Segways[7] can include skid plates, hitches, trailers and more.
  • Individual tours and rental normally include a 10-40 minute instructional session and helmets.
  • Purchased Segways can include rechargeable batteries and wireless key and alarm system.
Additional costs:
  • Segway riders may want to purchase a taillight and a headlight, which can run up to $164 from Segway. A bicycle headlight, which could cost $9-$100, would also work. Lights can also be a manufacturer add-on, depending on the Segway model.
  • A helmet, like the kind worn by skateboarders, can cost $15-$60.
  • A parking stand, similar to a bicycle kickstand, costs $65 from Segway. The stand is also something that can be purchased as an add-on or included depending on the model.
Discounts:
  • Used Segways start around $2,000 and increase based on the machine's condition and add-ons.
  • Segway dealers may be able to offer discounts on used Segways
  • Segway tour discounts are occasionally available from daily coupon dealers and travel sites. For example, the organization that markets Washington D.C. as a travel destination has a $5 Segway tour coupon[8] .
Shopping for a segway:
  • Licensed Segway dealers[9] offer new and used Segways, as well as tours.
  • Tour providers, such as this multi-city company[10] are available in major cities and are easily found online.
  • Used Segways are also sold on sites like Amazon[11] and eBay[12] .
post Post    
CostHelper News


7 Lesser-Known Discounts for the 50+ Crowd
As they age, members of the Baby Boomer generation don't like to admit that they're senior citizens, but they love getting discounts. It's kind of a quandary, because some of the best deals available are reduced prices for older folks. || Posted October 21 2013


7 Ways to Stretch Your Reduced Food Budget
End of the year budgets are tight for everyone, especially in this economy.It's especially hard for the millions of Americans who depend on government programs like food stamps to help make ends meet. || Posted November 11 2013

‣ All CostHelper Blog Posts


What People Are Paying - Recent Comments


 

Comment On Your Experience With a Segway
 
Subject:  *
Amount Spent:  *
Buy or Rent: Options: 
Comments: 
Purchased:  Year: 
City:  * State:  *
 
Information about you:
Email:  * Email addresses are not displayed.
Name:  This is the name we'll display with your post.
me on this computer
*=required field.
 



External Resources:
  1.  www.segway.com/
  2.  www.segway.la/products_i2products.html
  3.  www.segway.la/products_x2.html
  4.  www.segwayofoakland.com/segway_ht_for_bay_area_events.htm
  5.  www.amazon.com/Segway-i2/dp/B001FVRPHY
  6.  www.amazon.com/SEGWAY-x2-Golf-Segway/dp/B000VFVO9A
  7.  segwayjunkyard.com/customs.htm
  8.  reservations.washington.org/953_attraction-tickets_a298.html
  9.  www.segway.com/locator/
  10.  citysegwaytours.com/
  11.  www.amazon.com/s?ie=UTF8&keywords=segway&index=blended
  12.  www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p5197.m570.l1313&_nkw=segway&_sacat=See-...
More Recreation & Activities Topics
Check Out All Costs for Recreation & Activities How Much Does a Bounce House Cost? How Much Do Piano Lessons Cost? How Much Does Stamp Collecting Cost?

Search Thousands of Topics on CostHelper.com

 
Today's Featured Cost Articles

About CostHelper
CostHelper is based in Silicon Valley and provides consumers with unbiased price information about thousands of goods and services. Our writers are experienced journalists who adhere to our strict editorial ethics policy.

CostHelper Community
Didn't hurt the pocketbook
Paid: 43.00
I called my dentist because my tooth had been hurting for a week and a half. I couldn't eat or sleep. It was horrible. They got me in the next day. The dental surgeon and staff took x-rays, verified that it indeed needed to come out... [more]
-Anxious in Augusta
Tooth Extraction Cost
Current cost of skirting job 2022
Paid: 2356.00
Purchased material @ mobile home supply store Front/back top trim & ground track 17 each [email protected]$9= $459. 48 [email protected]$17= $816. [email protected]$40 [email protected] $20 tax $121. Total material $1456. 3 guys total $75 hour labor at 12 hours $900 labor... [more]
-Fayard siding
Mobile Home Skirting Cost
Alatel joy tab2
Paid: 108.00
Cracked screen... [more]
-Shawn P Speers
Tablet Repair Cost
Replace 2baths, laundry, and kitchen to the street
Paid: 20000.00
Numerous breaks in 90 year old cast iron and also in the clay pipe. replaced with 4" schedule 40 ABS to the curb and then liner in the clay pipe to the city sewer... [more]
-Steve in 2022
Sewer Line Replacement Cost
Full mouth -Is this estimate too much?
Paid: 16945.00
Extract buttom front teeth, replace with single implant for both teeth. Root canals and crowns needed for 3 molars, fillings needed on 11 teeth. Deep cleaning with 4 spots of Arestin and fluoride treatment. All under IV sedation... [more]
-Shanmarspag
Dental Work Cost
Lockout at front door
Paid: 175.00
I was quoted $29 for a service call. The techniciandidn't give me a price but went ahead with the repair. It took about 10 minutes. Then he told me the charge was because the owner of the business gets most of the money I paid... [more]
-Carla Axelrod
Locksmith Cost