FAQ

A lot of answers to commonly asked questions can be found below. If you don't find the answer to a specific question, we encourage you to get in touch with us via the Contact Us section of the menu.

Is the scooter easy to drive?


Yes. it is easy ass all our Vespa are automatic (no gears). However, a prior scooter or motorbike driving experience is required. For safety reasons we strongly discourage people without experience to rent a scooter in a foreign country.




What does the insurance cover?


The insurance covers damages against third parties, driver and passenger health assistance. An additional insurance ("Corfu Vespa Tours Care") is available to limit the amount to be paid in case of crash or theft. This extra insurance is on the name of the driver and is not valid if the driver doesn't have prior experience of scooter/motorbike riding or if he/she let drive unauthorized persons. This extra insurance don't cover the accessories.




How can I pay?


You can pay by credit or debit cards, Paypal, bank-wire transfer or cash. Please note that we do not accept American Express and Diners Club cards. A 30% deposit of the total rental cost including taxes is required to secure your reservation through our web booking channel. All prices are displayed including VAT/sales tax and all other taxes (subject to change of such taxes).




Can two people use one scooter?


Yes, any type of vehicle we have, can welcome up to two people.




What drivers license do I need to rent a Vespa Scooter in Greece ?


There is still widespread option that you can rent a scooter in Greece , even if you only have the car drivers licence .This is wrong through.With the drivers licence B you are not allowed to drive a scooter. The only exeption is a tricycle scooter like the Piaggio Mp3 According to the Greek law the following driving licenses are valid to drive: -Vespa 125cc European Driving License: A, A1, A2. International Driving License:A,A1 -Vespa 250cc or 300cc European Driving License: A, A2. International Driving License: A -Piaggio Mp3 300cc European Driving License:A, A1,A2,B International Driving License A,A1,B Car Driving License B or International B obtained before the January 2013. Previous experience riding the Scooter is mantadory for the Piaggio Mp3 Scooter Rider. -Scooter50cc* AM or M -Quad/ATV ** European B license International B license You can find on the island rental companies who are not taking it so serious with the new regulations, but remember that in the case of police control or accident, you are driving without a valid driving license and the incurance of the vehicle is not valid. Also the rental company must pay 1000€ and 1000€ must pay the costumer if he has rented a vehicle with out a driving license or the correct driving license.in case of a police control or accident. Law:Ν.4530/2018 ΦΕΚ 59/A/30-3-2018 European Driving License European Driving License International Driving License International Driving License 30 MINUTES URGENT PROCESING NOW AVAIBLE FOR THE INTERNATIONAL DRIVING LICENSE ON-LINE *We are not offer Scooters with 50cc *We are not offer Quad/ATV




Do I need to pay a deposit?


Yes, a 30% deposit of the total rental cost including taxes is required to secure your reservation through our web booking channel.




If I have rented a Vespa scooter for a couple of days is it possible to participate between this dates on a Vespa Tour?


Yes, it is possible upon request, but there will be an additional charge. You will be charged the tour cost minus the rental cost.




How do I choose my helmet's size?


Before starting your tour you will choose your helmet size. How to get your helmet size rifht? Measure head 2 cm above eyebrows:




What does the rental price include?


The rental price includes: Vehicle rental, unlimited mileage, Vespa original helmets,usb charger,Ram Mount Smartphone holder,a unique Map to navigate with your Smartphone, top case to store your helmets or backpack, camera etc. , a third-party insurance for civil liability and drivers gloves upon request(subject to availability).




Is a long term renting possible?


Yes, a long term renting is possible. For long term rental please contact us via email for special offers.




How do I get to the "Corfu Vespa Tours" office - meeting point?


Our office is located within 1,2km walking distance from Corfu Port. Our office is located within 1,9 km walking distance from Corfu International Airport. To find us you may use one of the folowing apps on our web site: Google Maps app for driving and walking directions. Moovit app, get directions with the free local transport planner, find how to get to any place with public transit. Check bus arrival times, maps, service alerts. Please note that bus schedules for Corfu island vary from season to season(from April to October the daily routes are tripled compare to winter season) and Moovit app updates schedules in real time.




Helmets are mandatory in Greece


Even if you see most of the locals driving without a helmet on the Greek roads,you should not think that there is no helmet requirement in Greece. The penalty for driving without a helmet is 300,00€ Our Helmets are Original Vespa Helmets. After every rental we clean them and disinfect them




Additional Insurance Corfu Vespa Tours Care


Please note that Greek Insurance does not cover any damage you make to the vehicle, and therefore we offer additional insurance to reduce your deductible from the full value of the vehicle from : € 3.800 for a Vespa Primavera to € 300 € 5.700 for a Vespa GTS to € 300 € 7.500 for an Piaggio Mp3 to € 550 All the accessories (helmets, top case, GPS, gloves, phone holder, etc.) are not covered with insurance and are paid apart in case of loss or damage.




Free luggage storage.


At Corfu Vespa Tours we understand that traveling involves taking extra luggage and we provide free luggage storage to all our customers. We will store your luggage at our office until your rental or tour experience is completed or as long as you wish.




Why renting a scooter for 1 day is more expensive than renting one for 2 or 3 days?


During the low season and midseason the 2-days rental cost almost 30% less per day than the 1-day and for 3-days rental or longer, you get an extra 10% off per day. During High season for 3-days rental or longer, you get a 10% off per day.Below you will find the main reasons why the rental price decrease.
Each time a scooter is returned, we are:
1. Checking the scooter for ware and damages
2. Clean and disinfect the helmets in depth using Motul Helmet Interior Clean Formula. (Specifically, Motul Helmet interior Clean is a Bactericidal disinfectant for the inside of the helmet: cleans in-depth, disinfects and neutralises bad smells. It's formula non-irritating to the skin and it is dermatologically tested. )
3. Washing and polishing the scooter. The maintenance procedures require time, special cleaning and polishing formulas and special equipment.





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