Motorcycle Rental FAQ

Do I Need a Motorcycle Driver’s License to Rent a Motorcycle?

No, but you do need a Valid Regular Driver’s License. If you have never ridden a motorcycle with clutch and foot gears, please let us know before reserving.

Do I Need Experience Riding a Motorcycle to Rent One?

No, even if you have never ridden a motorcycle with clutch and foot gears before, you can still rent a motorcycle from us, but you must take a mandatory 1h riding lesson with one of our instructors.

Do You Give Riding Lessons?

Yes, if you have never ridden a motorcycle with a clutch and foot gears before, we are happy to give you a 1h lesson, which is usually sufficient to have you on your way.

Are the Riding Lessons Free?

No, each 1h lesson cost $20usd per person.

Can I Pay My Rental Fee with a Credit Card?

At this moment we are unable to accept Credit Card payments. We accept Cash and Paypal (10% fee extra). *Note that if you want to pay your entire Rental Fee with Paypal, it must be done BEFORE the pick up appointment.

Does the Rental Fee Include Everything?

Yes, the Rental Fee includes everything, there is NO EXTRA cost. *Please note that if you have no experience riding a motorcycle with clutch and foot gears, you have to take a mandatory 1h riding lesson with one of our instructors (cost of $20usd) BEFORE taking possession of the motorcycle.

Do I have to Leave a Damage Deposit?

Yes, you will be required to leave a Cash Refundable Damage Deposit of $200 for each bike rented.

Can I Just Drop By your Store and Rent a Bike?

As we are a web-based motorcycle rental company, we do not have a storefront. All pickups and drop offs are done by appointments only.  We also strongly recommend Reserving, as we normally book out a few weeks ahead.

Can I Rent a Motorcycle for a Few Hours Only?

No, we are a Long Term Motorcycle Rental Company and our minimum Rental Term is 3 days. Please note that during high season (December – January) we are extremely busy and may not accept 3 day rental reservations.

Do you Provide Helmets?

Yes, we provide one or two helmets free of charge, as per the client’s needs. We have full face helmets as well as beanies.

Do you Provide Locks?

No, but motorcycle theft is relatively rare in small towns and rural areas. At night, we recommend that you park the motorcycle in a secure area & never leave the registration and insurance documents with the motorcycle.

Can I Get Out of Nicaragua with the Motorcycle?

No, the motorcycle cannot leave Nicaragua, but you can go anywhere within the borders of Nicaragua as we have no KM restriction on our rentals.

Can I Leave Some of my Luggage with you while I’m Renting a Bike From You?

Yes, if you want to travel light, we are happy to offer you a secure, complimentary luggage storage solution.

Do All Your Motorcycle Come With a Surfboard Rack?

Yes, all our motorbikes can be equipped with detachable surfboard racks. Please let us know ahead of the pick up if you would like a surfboard rack.

Can I Pick Up my Motorcycle in Managua or Any Other Location Other than San Juan del Sur?

At the moment, we do not offer alternate pickup or drop off location. Both Pickup and Drop off must happen in San Juan del Sur.