Frequently Asked Questions

Tours and Rides:

  • 1. It's my first trip to Los Angeles, what will we see on the tours?
  • ​You see the top tourist sights in LA such as: The Hollywood Sign, Griffith Observatory, Warner Bros. Studios, Disney Animation Studios, The LA Zoo, and many more!!

    We offer different tours and rides to meet your needs so you can have the most fun you can on your schedule.

    ​Visit our Tour and Rides page to learn more.

    Once you’ve picked your adventure, reserve your Scoot and get ready to have a great time driving these fun vehicles and exploring LA in the most fun way possible!

  • 2. I live in the LA area, is a Tour or a Ride right for me?
  • Both options are great depending on your needs. When you’re looking for fun things to do in LA, you’ve definitely come to the right place! Bring your friends and come have an adventure to remember.

    Scooting is the new way to experience LA!

    Our tours are designed for tourists as well as local residents! You will have such a fun and new experiences at places that may be very familiar to you and learn hidden facts that you never knew about the area.

    Scoot Tip: Tours are also a great option when you have visitors in town looking for fun things to do!

    However, if you have less time, a lot of locals really enjoy our adventure rides. They are a simple, inviting way to experience driving in these fun vehicles. In fact, many locals find it so fun that they return for another adventure with different friends!

    Bored of the same date ideas? Then be sure to check out our Romance Packages or book a private Sunrise Tour by calling us directly. These options will surely make your date special!!

  • 3. What do you mean when you say private or semi-private tours & rides?
  • ​We don’t cart bus-loads of people around. At Sunnyday Scoot, we keep our tours and adventure rides small and intimate so that you get the personal attention that you deserve. Typically, you are joined by a few other Scoot fans like yourself. However, depending on our scheduling, you may actually have the luxury of a private tour at no additional cost to you!

    Scoot Tip: If you specifically want to guarantee a private experience for yourself, family and/or friends, please contact us directly before reserving your Scoot.

  • 4. What's included on my tour or ride?
  • All experiences include:

    • Scoots
    • Helmets
    • Training on how to operate the Scoots
    • Professional, friendly, and knowledgeable guide(s)
    • Bottled water for each person (excludes Joyride)

    In addition, some tours may include:

    • Binoculars
    • Continental Breakfast (Sunrise Tour)
  • 5. What should I bring?
  • Good question!

    Yourself, your friends, and your family! Your co-workers, boss, or anyone you know that wants (or needs) to have a FUN time!

    On the day of your adventure, bring your valid drivers license and sunglasses or eye wear. Other suggested items include sunscreen, chapstick, camera, cell phone, and money for souvenir shopping and for your guides if you want to thank them with a tip.

    Scoot Tip #1: It’s going to be a sunny day and you’ll be ‘happy in a car without a roof,’ so if you plan on applying sunscreen, do so before you arrive.

    Scoot Tip #2: To be able to take those great pictures, be sure to fully charge your batteries on your cell phones and cameras.

  • 6. Should I tip my guide(s)?
  • Please keep in mind that tips are not included at all. If you want to give a special thanks to your guides, show them your appreciation with a tip. They are always very thankful!!  🙂

  • 7. Where do we meet?
  • Directions to your exact meeting location and where to park once you arrive will be emailed to you in your confirmation email at the time of booking. Meeting locations vary but are near Universal Studios, Warner Bros., and Walt Disney Studios.

    Please arrive 15 minutes before your start time.  Our tours and adventure rides do depart on time.  (Make sure you allow for extra driving time to get to the meeting spot as everything you have heard about LA traffic is true, it’s sometimes really slow moving. Because of this, GPS and map program estimated driving times might not be accurate. Plan accordingly so you don’t miss your tour or ride.)

  • 8. How long are the Tours? What about the Rides?
  • Joyrides are 15 minute rides with great mountain views.

    Adventure Rides are 1 hour rides driving on street roads, through Griffith Park, and by famous studios.

    Tours range from 2.5 to 3.5 hours and include the best sightseeing option we offer to explore and see LA’s top-rated destinations, learn the history of the area, scoot driving with many stops, and much more!

    Click here to see all our Tour and Ride Options

  • 9. What are your start times?
  • We offer a wide variety of start times for your convenience, from before sunrise to early evening. Please refer to the online calendar for the most accurate and up-to-date times.

    Some experiences such as the Movie Tour, Romance Packages, and private tours are booked on a case-by-case basis. They can be arranged by calling us at 818-687-2668.

     

  • 10. Is there walking on the tours?
  • Yes, to see the sights, our tours do require mild walking. In most cases this means walking through a flat or uphill parking lot or sidewalk to reach the destination. We do park as close as we can to each sight, so there’s no need for hiking boots or mountain climbing equipment on any tour. Please call us if you would like more specific details.

Policies and Weather:

  • 1. Are there any special requirements I need to know about?
  • Great question!  Here are a few things you need to know before reserving your Scoot:

    • Drivers: Must be 21 or older with a valid drivers license, international drivers license accepted
    • Passengers: Minimum age is 7 years old
    • Due to the custom nature of the vehicles: Weight limit is 250 pounds per person, weight limit for (2) people in the same vehicle is 400 pounds (no exceptions)
    • Maximum height is 6’3″ when riding with a passenger
    • All participants must be in good physical health and sign waiver
    • Must be able to read, write, and understand the English language
    • All participants must follow Sunnyday Scoot safety instructions at all times
    • No racing, passing, or bumping of Scoots

    In order to participate on a SunnyDay Scoot, you must be in agreement and understand the above driving criteria.

    Scoot tip:  We will be in the sun so make sure that you are hydrated. Drink plenty of water before you come. Our guides will provide you with bottled water during your experience. Let your guides know immediately if you have any conditions that may impair your driving or you being a passenger.

  • 2. What if it rains or there is bad weather?
  • At Sunnyday Scoot, we love our Sunny Days!  If, however, on the rare occasion that we do have to cancel due to rain or bad weather, we will do our best to reschedule with you. If that is not possible, SunnyDay Scoot will issue you a gift card for the value of your purchase or a full refund, whichever you prefer!

    Scoot Tip: Make sure Sunnyday Scoot has your accurate phone number and email address (especially if you are traveling) so team members know how to reach you on the day of your Scoot adventure in case of bad weather. If you have an international phone number, you can provide the name and number of the local hotel you are staying at. To view our full weather policy, click here.

  • 3. Is there a waiver?
  • Yes. Before starting your experience with SunnyDay Scoot, you will be required to sign a waiver in order to participate.

    If you have members of your party that are under 18, you will need to be the parent or their legal guardian to sign a waiver  on their behalf.

  • 4. What is your smoking policy?
  • There is absolutely no smoking at all before, during, or after any activities or while with Sunnyday Scoot.

    Scoot Tip: Much of the land we tour and ride by is in forest fire risk zones.

  • 5. Does Sunnyday Scoot have a refund or cancellation policy?
  • We understand that life happens and sometimes you might need to cancel after you have scheduled. If you need to cancel, we offer a full refund if you notify us at least seven days prior to your reservation date. If you cancel within seven days of your reservation date, no refunds will be given.

    Note: There are no refunds for no-shows or late arrivals, so please allow for plenty of driving time to get to your meeting location and time to park. Plan to arrive at least 15 minutes early as we do leave on time.

    Private tours, groups, and romance packages will receive a full refund if you notify us at least 14 days prior to your scheduled date. A 50% refund will be given if cancellation is between 8-13 days prior to your tour date and no refunds will be given if you cancel within seven days prior to your tour date.

    When calculating the days prior to your reservation date, the day of your tour or ride is not considered as one of the days.

    We reserve the right to refuse service, and if such occurs, no refund will be given. We have never had to do this and we hope we never have to.  Some examples of why we might have to refuse service would be showing up under the influence of drugs or alcohol or neither rider for the Scoot having a valid drivers license.

Reservations and Groups:

  • 1. I can't wait to do this, how much does it cost?
  • Our prices vary so you can find an option that fits your level of fun.

    Joyrides = $20 per person

    Adventure Rides = $65 per person

    Tours range from $140 – $199 per person.

    Double Occupancy: Prices are based on double occupancy. Each vehicle (Scoot) fits two people. Double occupancy means that two people ride in and can drive each Scoot. Unlike other scooters that only fit one person at a time, with Sunnyday Scoot, you and your guest are both part of the experience together!

    Scoot Tip: What sets us apart from our competition is that this is a social experience. Bring your date, your best friends, your favorite group of co-workers and come have a fun and interactive scooting adventure!

  • 2. How do I pay?
  • Now that you’re ready to say yes to fun, you can reserve online using our interactive real-time calendar or call us at 818-687-2668. Payments  are taken at the time you reserve your Scoot and we accept all major credit cards.

  • 3. Can I pay the day of my tour or ride when I show up in person?
  • Unfortunately no. All of our scooting activities need to be prearranged and completely paid for, in advance, by either calling us or by booking online. We do not take any payments in person.

  • 4. Can I come alone?
  • Scoot prices are per person, based on double occupancy. In order for you to reserve your own Scoot, you would need to pay the double occupancy price. Believe us when we tell you, it’s great to bring a guest and make this a social experience, but if you want to have a Scoot of your own and drive the entire time as it is that much fun, you are more than welcome to reserve your very own Scoot.

    Scoot Tip: Our online booking system does require passenger information when reserving your Scoot. To avoid any confusion, please type “Individual” as your guest’s name and choose “Small” for the guest helmet size preference.

  • 5. Can Sunnyday Scoot accommodate groups?
  • Yes! We love working with groups of all types and sizes including friends, families, community organizations, and businesses. We run our rides and tours with a small number of Scoots in order to keep them personal and fun, even when working with larger groups. Please visit our Group Options page for more details and contact us directly with any additional questions and to reserve!

  • 6. We have an odd number of people in our group. What should we do?
  • You are more than welcome to book multiple Scoots when using our online booking system. Scoots booked directly online are based on double occupancy pricing. (See question 4 under Reservations & Groups on how to book a Scoot if you have an odd number in your group such as 3, 5, 7, etc.)

    Depending on the size of your group and our availability, our team may be able to offer special pricing for groups with uneven participants. If this pertains to your group, feel free to call us.

Driving and Safety:

  • 1. Do I have to wear a helmet? How about a seat belt?
  • Yes! Safety is always our first priority at Sunnyday Scoot! It is also the law in California so helmets and seat belts must be worn on every scooting activity.

    Scoot Tip: We will provide you with helmets that are super light so you might even forget you’re wearing one. Plus, wearing a helmet will make you look super adventurous in your pictures, so get ready to show them off on Instagram and brag to all your friends! To determine your preferred helmet size click here.

  • 2. Is eye protection required?
  • Eye protection is not required by law although it’s no fun to get ‘a fly in your eye’.

    So for safety, we do strongly suggest eye protection as we are driving around in open cars.

    Scoot tip: Our favorite type of eye protection… sunglasses, as it’s almost always a Sunny Day in LA.

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  • 3. Do I need a drivers license to drive a Scoot?
  • Yes, the State of California does require a valid drivers license to operate a moving vehicle, like a Scoot, and drivers must be at least 21 years of age.

  • 4. I'm visiting from out of the country, can I take a ride or tour?
  • Yes! We love to have people join us from all over the world!! As long as you have a valid international drivers license and you’re at least 21 years of age, you can drive a Scoot.  Passengers must be at least 7 years old.

  • 6. Are Scoots safe and street legal?
  • Yes! Safety is our top priority so we only do things that are safe and legal. Your Scoot has many safety features such as seat belts, roll bars, and turn signals. Click here for a link to our safety page and training videos.

  • 7. Are Scoots handicapped-friendly?
  • Scoots have only hand controls so they are very user-friendly.

    ​Please contact us directly at 818-687-2668 for more details before you reserve a Scoot to make sure we can accommodate your special needs.

Sunnyday Scoot is committed to the communities in which we are located. We love being able to share our joy and help out anywhere we can. Please contact us about donation opportunities and community events. Want to partner with us to advertise your business, next movie, or event on our Scoots, reach out to us today. Thank you and have a Sunny LA Day!

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Come hop in these 2-seat minicars and explore LA in the most fun way possible! Ride by famous movie studios, see The Hollywood Sign & Griffith Observatory, explore an abandoned zoo, step inside Walt Disney’s Barn, and so much more!

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818-687-2668

Hollywood / Los Angeles, CA

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All of our activities are guided and need to be prearranged by either calling or booking online. We are open 7 days a week. So what are you waiting for? Pick your adventure and come say YES to fun!