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Re: Scooter Hire

Postby Ducked » 11 Jun 2012, 06:14

Paid the 700. Pricy but needs must when the devil drives.

If anyone has a location for a cheaper option, please post, for future reference.
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Re: Scooter Hire

Postby sulavaca » 14 Jun 2012, 22:14

Ducked wrote:Update/correction: Weekend rate from the place my gf found online (apparently near the central station) is 700nt a day for 125cc machine.

Call me Scottish, but that does seem a bit high.

70,000NT, or approximately the purchase price in 100 days.

On that basis a car costing a million would cost 10,000 a day to hire, but then I've never hired one here. Maybe they do.


I don't think that's the way to look at it. Costing isn't calculated so simply.

700NT a day for a scooter is very average pricing. I can't imagine being bothered to try and scrape a living from making so little and having to pay rental on a location in or around Taipei in order to service demand.
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Re: Scooter Hire

Postby sulavaca » 15 Mar 2013, 10:37

Auto Checkers is now renting scooters from Taipei, close to Zhishan MRT station.

Please check us out: http://actaiwan.com/scooter_rentals.php

We have competitive rates and presently no restrictions on short term rentals.
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Re: Scooter Hire

Postby Ducked » 15 Mar 2013, 11:18

sulavaca wrote:
Ducked wrote:Update/correction: Weekend rate from the place my gf found online (apparently near the central station) is 700nt a day for 125cc machine.

Call me Scottish, but that does seem a bit high.

70,000NT, or approximately the purchase price in 100 days.

On that basis a car costing a million would cost 10,000 a day to hire, but then I've never hired one here. Maybe they do.


I don't think that's the way to look at it. Costing isn't calculated so simply.

700NT a day for a scooter is very average pricing. I can't imagine being bothered to try and scrape a living from making so little and having to pay rental on a location in or around Taipei in order to service demand.


Now you don't have to imagine it, eh? (I guess the sums look better for an add-on rather than a stand-alone bizniz)

Good news, though. I'll likely try it next time I'm ap norf.
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