Motorcycle rentals are extremely popular in locations like Goa. However, the concept hasn't quite caught on in the rest of the country. The city of Pune - famous for its large two-wheeler presence, can now avail of a motorcycle rental service. Snap Bikes- a venture by Elite Celebrations, is a motorcycle rental service that will gradually expand into different cities across India.
The scheme is the 1st government authorized motorcycle rental company, and has been approved by the Regional Transport Office (RTO). The service offers models ranging from gear-less scooters like the Honda Activa to premium offerings like the 500cc Royal Enfield Desert Storm. The company plans to add Harley-Davidson and other premium motorcycles to its line-up as well.
Over the next few weeks, Snap Bikes will be adding around 100 motorcycles to its fleet, while opening about 15 pick-up points in Pune. The rental service can be availed of on a daily/weekly/monthly basis. Each vehicle comes with a GPS tracker and customers can rent a helmet as well. The vehicle can be booked against a security deposit of Rs 5,000; payable by credit/debit card (cash deposits are not entertained)
For reservations, customers can get in touch at: 09028002733 / 020 69333696 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
Address: 5, Vrindavan North Main Road, Koregaon Park, Pune. Landmark: Lane No 6, Pizza Hut.
Rates as per the inaugural offer range from Rs 399 per day for the Activa to Rs 449 per day for the Hero Passion and Bajaj Discover. Prices hit Rs 999 per day for the Desert storm and customers can rent helmets for Rs 15 per day. In all cases, there is an additional 12.36% service charge+service tax.
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