The functions of a mobility scooter are not in question; they have provided a new lease of life for people struggling to get around. If they can be summed up in three words mobility scooters would be independence, dignity, and practicality. As you browse our range, you’ll see various model types, sizes, and prices suiting all needs. One section that may have drawn your eye is folding mobility scooters. These are ideal for some customers, perhaps you could benefit from this type too?
Why Get a Folding Mobility Scooter?
The main reason most people get a folding mobility scooter is that they like to travel. Typically, this model type is collapsible, so it can go into the back of a car or store away nicely in a closet when you have limited space. They are also lightweight which means they’re easy to haul around. Folding mobility scooters allow you to enjoy the wide-open spaces of the UK’s countryside and even to take the vehicle abroad.
These models also turn more easily and quickly indoors and outside. While we don’t expect that you’d want to take it up Pen-Y-Fan or Ben Nevis, it does mean that areas once closed to you are now accessible thanks to improved manoeuvrability. If you live in a small flat, the turning improvements are a great selling point.
Featured CareCo Folding Mobility Scooters
As you can see from the selection below, CareCo has attempted to cover all budgets and mobility requirements in our range of folding mobility scooters:
Launched in March 2019, the eDrive folding mobility scooter is the fastest automatic folding scooter on the market. The eDrive can be fully folded or unfolded in just 7 seconds at the press of a button. It’s also a very solid scooter with a good range of 9 miles on it’s compact lithium battery.
Li-Tech Air Lithium Scooter
New to our range of folding mobility scooters the Li-Tech is the one of the lightest on the market, but lack of weight does not mean lack of durability or performance. By no means is this model of flimsy construction. It does mean superior turning ability and with the lithium-ion battery this model has improved performance with fast charging. It also comes apart into five sections making it easy to transport. It’s hard to find any drawbacks to the Li-Tech and it has an accessible price tag.
Coming with a convenient travel suitcase, this folding mobility scooter is designed with your holiday in mind. Whether travelling within the UK or going abroad, there are few better models for the mobility scooter user with the travel bug. It’s made from a lightweight alloy for keeping down the weight if taking it on a flight and collapses to a surprisingly small state. Take it on a train or an aeroplane and you won’t experience too many problems in transit.
The quirky design may give it the appearance of a bar stool on a child’s scooter, but appearances are certainly deceptive with this impressive mobility device. Its simple design means it is one of the easiest to assemble and set up and to fold down when required for transport. It’s a popular model for our international travellers attracted by its lightweight construction and transportability. At just 31kg, it needn’t be a chore to get it onto a bus, aircraft, or train with the limited space or weight capacity.
This high-end folding mobility scooter represents one of the best available technologically. What sets this model apart from the others? The main feature is its trans-folding function. In seconds, it collapses to the size of a carry case making it perfect for use on the bus, the train, tram, or even on an aircraft. It will even split into multiple parts if you find that too heavy or cumbersome. We are confident that you won’t because this model simply oozes convenience. The practicality isn’t limited to collapsing mechanism as the user can tilt the seat and adjust the tiller height.