Folding electric scooters are special “squatting” motorcycles with a step-through frame and desk for personal commuting without sacrificing ergonomics, maneuverability, energy economization, and compactness.

folding electric scooters on a trip

However, compactness and ergonomics are astonishingly elated in scooters with a foldable feature. Foldable scooters are great as they come with renewable battery, stability, seat, luggage position (optional), and ability to fold.

Move unrestrained, stress-free, endless fun, time-saving, durability, energy-efficient, and many more are advantages that you will enjoy from a good foldable scooter, that only if you do your “foldable scooter” choice well.

However, I have done the assessment over a few folding electric scooters, observed them through a traveler’s point of view. Finally, I am glad to give a comprehensive review of 5  best folding electric scooters that you can easily take on a trip:

Hudora 230 Big Wheel Kick Scooter

Folding electric scooter Hudora review

This is the first kick scooter that is lightweight and achieves sturdy and durability from the beefy high-quality aluminum from which it’s made. This foldable commuter glides effortlessly while bearing a maximum human body weight of 265 Ibs (120 kg) on the urban and suburban pavement, and smooth and bumpy road (nearly all-terrain) on 9.1″ front wheel and 8.1″ rear wheel (both made from PU for shake absorption).

The retractable handle with ergonomic foams pads along with the slip resistance lowered aluminum desk and splash shield makes riding fun for different customers’ body dimensions (unisex teen, adult) and varying weather conditions.

Features are

  • Weight: 11 Ibs (5 kg)
  • Dimension: 11.8 x 19.7 x 7.9 inches

Pros

  • Foldable in a few seconds and a minuscule of time to reassemble.
  • Shake absorption for comfort.
  • Suitable for all weather conditions.
  • Easy to drag-on in folded form.
  • 2 years warranty and 100% refund for 60 days usage detectable faults.

Cons

Not motorized.

You can find it here on Amazon.

Besrey Kick Scooter

Besey kick folding electric scooter review

Besey proves supremacy in durability, sleekness, quality, and customers’ comfort by forming the kick scooter body entirely from aluminum in a stylish and trending style and also using an ABEC- 9 top-grade bearings for supporting a human weight of 100 kg (220 Ibs). Aside from this, its retractable anti-skid silicone handle with foam grip, large anti-skid tires, and disc brake and foot brake construe uniqueness in maneuverability and piloting. The one-button folding makes it portable for storage and when taking a nap.

Features

  • Package Weight: 17.2 Ibs (7.8 kg)
  • Dimension: 38.58″ × 14.76″ × 41.53″

Pros

  • Shock absorber
  • 1-year warranty, 1 shoulder strap, 1 manual, 1 screwdriver.
  • Foldable with one button

Cons

  • Not motorized

You can find it here on Amazon.

Gilon SnapnGo 3-Wheel Mobility Scooter

Gilon SnapnGo 3-Wheel Mobility Folding Electric Scooter review

Gilon SnapnGo is commended and appraised by its customer for designing this unique 250 watts (peak 600W) motorized scooter with three anti-skid wheels showing their enthusiastic consideration of ergonomics and mobility. Also, worthy of praise is this scooter lightweight frame formed from 6061-TS aircraft-grade aluminum suspended on 8″ honeycomb never-flat tire with 2.75″ (7cm) ground clearance while bearing a maximum weight of 300 lbs on a comfortable seat with smart organization.

The instrumentation and controls like a handbrake, a three-speed changing unit, rear brakes ensure easy operation without meditation on manuals and the lighting fixtures accommodate night usage. It runs on a 36v, 6.4 Ah detachable, renewable lithium-ion battery to achieve a speed of 10mph to last for 12 miles. With all these, the scooter never exceeds 2 square feet (929 cm²) when folded – How in the world is that achieved!

Features

  • Weight: 60 Ibs (27 kg)
  • Unfolded Dimension: 43″ × 22″ × 35″

Pros

  • It is motorized.
  • The scooter body is corrosion resistance.

Cons

  • Can’t be lifted by a shoulder strap

You can find it here on Amazon.

Xprit 8″Electric Scooter With Shock Absorber

Xprit 8"Electric Scooter review folding electric scooter

This scooter cruised using a 350 Watt electric motor supplied with energy from a 2-3 hrs renewable 8 Ah lithium-ion battery to propel at speed max of 13.6 mph for 12 – 13.6 miles travel. It gives exceptionally riding experience with 8″ anti-skid tires and front spring fork suspension to ease bumpy road impacts and shocks. It folds in 3 steps for easy foot travels and storage.

Features

  • Weight: 29.1 Ibs (13 kg)
  • Dimension: 5.83″ × 20.47″ × 40.12″

Pros

  • Has a kick-stand
  • LED light for night commuting.

Cons

  • No seat and battery life depreciates with time.

You can find it here on Amazon.

Gilon Dolly Foldable Lightweight Adult Electric Scooter

Gilon Dolly Foldable Lightweight Adult Folding Electric Scooter review

Gilon dolly 250 Watt electric motor powered stand-up scooter excels over others with the unparalleled maximum speed of 15 mph to thrust unaided through 15 miles on a 36V, 7.8 Ah rechargeable lithium-ion battery. Another scooter in this review made from 6061-TS

aircraft-grade aluminum and 8″ honeycomb wheel. There are waterproof controls on a retractable handle that make it unstoppable by weather elements. Its folding mechanism is actuated by fee and maneuverability is done by a twist grip accelerator and a twist grip brake.

Features 

  • Weight: 28 Ibs (13 kg)
  • Item dimension unfolded: 38″ × 45″ × 15″ (97cm × 12cm × 41cm)

Pros

  • Light fixture
  • Pedestrian bell

Cons

  • Battery life depreciates with time.

You can buy it here on Amazon.

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NOTE: Before you get on your trip, make sure to learn how to ride a folding electric scooter, check out this video:

Final Thoughts

As I have already mentioned public transport is not really the most convenient thing during trips. On the other hand, when you go somewhere you really need to move around fast so you will have time to explore everything and make great memories.

Luckily, folding electric scooters are a technological invention perfect for such an occasion. They are lightweight, easy to ride, and not that expensive. They are a must for every traveler that doesn’t like public transport during trips because it can be time-consuming and super chaotic. Hopefully, these reviews helped you out to choose which folding electric scooter is the best one to take with you on your trips. Cheers!

Further reading: 

5 Unexpected Benefits Of Electric Scooters 

Recommended reading for travel-tech lovers: 

15 Best Drones For Travelers (2020)

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