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Old 02-08-2009, 08:03 PM   #1
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Apple scooter

Has any used apple scooter rental they seem to be cheaper rates then everyone else?

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Old 02-08-2009, 09:16 PM   #2
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No one has ever posted about renting from that company.
In fact, your post is the first time I have ever heard of them.
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Old 02-08-2009, 09:29 PM   #3
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I would not trust these people for several reasons. I don't know where you heard of them but I find several major shortcomings.

1. The domain name was first registered December 17, 2008 and was changed/updated January 27, 2009. Obviously they have not been in business too long.

2. The registration name ad address for administrative and technical contacts for the domain name is in Stamford, CT, with no address shown.

3. They show two addresses in the area. One is a fairly new high-rise office tower in downtown Orlando; I think this is a "convenience" office.

4. The other address, in Kissimmee, is just around the corner from a location where a person spammed our board about rental scooters a few months ago; I suspect this may be the same people under a new name.
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Old 02-09-2009, 09:24 AM   #4
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192.216.20.49
I love IP searches.


IP Address: 192.216.20.49

IP Address Details:
Domain Name: www.usrental.com
Location: , , United States
Country Flag
Serving HTTP (Port 80): No
IP Address Whois: vel 3 Communications, Inc.
OrgID: LVLT
Address: 1025 Eldorado Blvd.
City: Broomfield
StateProv: CO
PostalCode: 80021
Country: US
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Domain: www.usrental.com
(Welcome to US RENTAL .com. The # 1 Online Computer Rental Store, with the LOWEST LAPTOP RENTAL RATES - call 800.877.3862 for Computer Rental Rentals - PC Rental Rentals - Notebook Rental Rentals - Laptop Rental Rentals )

I went to that site and got the same thing as with Apple Scooters.

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Error ! The current browser is either too old or too modern (usind DOM document structure).
With a 2000 calendar.

http://dndetails.com/whois/detailsv....ksolutions.com
Americarent.com Computer Rental
245 Mill St, Greenwich, CT 06830, (203) 531-1000

http://www.yellowbot.com/usrental-co...enwich-ct.html
Different address but same town.
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Not sure what is up but some computer rental site that does not have info and is glitched wants me to rent their scooters. I pass. Randy's and others are local based and have dedicated employees with a sound track record. I can go to several sites and they have a ton of info on the company. I would want a dedicated staff on site and not someone out to make some bucks by renting scooters without the service.
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Old 04-30-2010, 10:37 AM   #5
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192.216.20.49
I love IP searches.


IP Address: 192.216.20.49

IP Address Details:
Domain Name: www.usrental.com
Location: , , United States
Country Flag
Serving HTTP (Port 80): No
IP Address Whois: vel 3 Communications, Inc.
OrgID: LVLT
Address: 1025 Eldorado Blvd.
City: Broomfield
StateProv: CO
PostalCode: 80021
Country: US
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Domain: www.usrental.com
(Welcome to US RENTAL .com. The # 1 Online Computer Rental Store, with the LOWEST LAPTOP RENTAL RATES - call 800.877.3862 for Computer Rental Rentals - PC Rental Rentals - Notebook Rental Rentals - Laptop Rental Rentals )

I went to that site and got the same thing as with Apple Scooters.


With a 2000 calendar.

http://dndetails.com/whois/detailsv....ksolutions.com
Americarent.com Computer Rental
245 Mill St, Greenwich, CT 06830, (203) 531-1000

http://www.yellowbot.com/usrental-co...enwich-ct.html
Different address but same town.
====================

Not sure what is up but some computer rental site that does not have info and is glitched wants me to rent their scooters. I pass. Randy's and others are local based and have dedicated employees with a sound track record. I can go to several sites and they have a ton of info on the company. I would want a dedicated staff on site and not someone out to make some bucks by renting scooters without the service.

If you google applescooter.com reviews you will see they are legit and a lot of people give them praise at allears.net JM2C
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Old 04-30-2010, 01:16 PM   #6
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Wink I'm very positive about Apple Scooters

I had personal experience with them on our last trip in Dec. 2009. They were great and it was easy to do business with them. I did it online for the reservation and I made one phone call to them; because, I had never rented from an off site scooter company. I was a diehard renting from Disney all the time. I chose them because they were cheaper. I got the smallest, portable scooter they rent and a friend got the next model up. She wanted more leg room and needed a bigger model; but it was still portable, too. The friend's scooter was practically new. Neither one of us had any problems. I rented for two weeks and the friend did it for a week.

I actually got the scooter a day earlier for no charge; because, the scooter was already at my Disney resort. The rep called me to tell me it would be there a day early.

We left the scooter at the resort when done at the luggage area and again it was very simple with returning it.

I have posted here about this rental company; I'm in favor of their scooters because they are so reasonably priced. A travel agent overheard a conversation I was having about it with my friend near the food court at the POP and came to talk about it with us because she heard the price being mentioned in our conversation. She saw the scooters and she was impressed with the price for what you get.

My postings are ususally in other posters' threads when they ask about renting scooters and such.

I'm not a guru when it comes to making a website and such myself and maybe this company has shortcomings on creating websites on the internet, but what does that have to do with using a scooter? And just because a company is newer doesn't make them automatically bad.

I will rent from them again.

I do feel it would be good to hear about any bad experiences from any of the scooter rental companies. Since we didn't have any issues with repair and such I can't say how they would react if a problem occurred.

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Old 12-13-2010, 01:16 PM   #7
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I used the apple scooter in 2009 & loved it. Great company will rent from the again. Much cheaper then others I've rented from.Nice newer scooters in really good condition. Try them they will keep you coming back each time you visit Orlando.
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Old 12-13-2010, 01:33 PM   #8
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Scooter Rental

We use K & M Rentals for scooters and wheelchairs. They are less expensive than others (including Apple) and are very reliable.
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Old 12-13-2010, 01:55 PM   #9
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Sorry, but K and M are not cheaper than Apple Scooter

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We use K & M Rentals for scooters and wheelchairs. They are less expensive than others (including Apple) and are very reliable.
I just checked both companies and Apple is still the cheapest. There's a $25/week difference on comparable scooters. Also, Apple gives you better rates for shorter rental periods than most places.

I have nothing against K and M. We all choose who we want to rent from.

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Old 12-17-2010, 03:21 PM   #10
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I used Apple Scooters this summer. I had no issues or problems. They were really nice when I called them to place the rental. The chair was even there earlier than our requested time. I would definitely recommend them and use them again.
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Old 12-20-2010, 08:11 PM   #11
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We just used them for our December trip to rent a scooter for my Mom. The chair was there waiting for us when we got to the hotel. The instructions for disassembling it weren't left, but they were able to talk me through the steps over the phone and everything was fine. It was so easy just picking it up at the hotel and then dropping it off there. My mom loved having the scooter since it gave her more freedom than our last trip when we pushed her in a manual wheelchair. My Aunt and Uncle went just about a week before we did and rented one from Disney each day and couldn't believe the rate we got for the week. I would use them again if we take my Mom.
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Old 12-21-2010, 11:18 AM   #12
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I used them in December, too. The directions for disassembly were attached to the inside of the basket. I plan on using them again in January.
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Old 12-29-2010, 11:03 AM   #13
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We used Apple Scooters in December 2010 and found them to be very helpful. Never had any issues with Hubby's scooter. They were very accomodating when we called one evening to get another scooter for me the following day for our Epcot day. My feet and legs were terribly swollen after a couple days at the parks and thought they could use a rest at Epcot.

I would highly recommend them and will definately use them again in the future.
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Old 02-09-2011, 06:04 PM   #14
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We are frequent visitors to WDW, and have dealt with apple scooter since 2009, usually 2 to 3 times per year. They are an absolute pleasure to deal with. I did have a problem last year while at Epcot. I called Alex at apple scooter. He delivered a new scooter in less than 30 minutes inside the park. Thats what I call service.
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Old 02-09-2011, 07:38 PM   #15
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This past trip, I ran into issues with my personal scooter batteries petering out on me. I had know idea that they were bad before travel or I would have replaced them before leaving. Anyways I called Apple and explained to them my issue and asked if they had any batteries that they could sell me. The man on the other end of the phone ( I can't remeber his name) said "I think so, but I'll have our manager call you in the morning, and if we do we can come and change them out around 9 am". He called me back the next morning and said he didn't have any after checking with his manager. All the batteries that they had were all used and a new shipment wasn't to come in for a couple more days. Even though he personally couldn't get me the batteries he did give me the name of a local medical supply company which carries the batteries I needed. I really appreciated the help that he tried to give me. I think a lot of other companies wouldn't even have tried to help me, especially since I was not even a customer of theirs. This company is concerned not only with those who they already have as customers, but those who maybe customers at sometime. I would definetly call them if I needed to rent a scooter in the future. I was very impresed with their service.
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