Our 6-seater GEM electric cars beat any regular rental car hands down when it comes to zipping around Key West with a party of 5 or 6 people. Your group can enjoy Key West together the comfortable, fun way in a powerful, quiet, easy-handling electric car.
Quick access to all Key West attractions
Easy to drive and safe to operate
Eco-Friendly and quiet
Free hotel shuttle for easy pickup & drop-off
Hands down the best way to hit the beaches and see the sights of Key West with a large group, our 6-seater electric cars have the passenger and cargo capacity of a mini-van, but are far more fun, affordable, and easy to drive. The silent electric motor will zip the GEM electric car up to 30mph with 6 adults aboard, taking your group from the Historic Seaport to the beach at Fort Zachary Taylor in minutes. A smooth ride, high-back bucket seats, and seat belts for everyone keep every trip comfortable and safe. When it comes to parking and hopping on and off to see the sights and play, there is no comparison between our electric car and any normal car. The wide-open sides make the GEM so convenient for group transportation and are also perfect for taking pictures. Rental slots from 3-hours to all day, easy online reservations, free pick-up and drop-off, and great customer service make renting your 6-seater Key West electric car a snap.
Reservations are REQUIRED for all bookings
Book Your Package On-Line and Receive Your Confirmation
Departure point: Detailed check-in instructions - including address, Google map, and parking information - will be included in your final confirmation email.
Duration: Starting at 3 hours
Check-in time: Please check in 30 minutes before the activity start time.
Equipment and Instruction
Complimentary customer pick-up from anywhere in Key West (your confirmation email will contain a local phone number to coordinate your pickup).
What To Bring
Confirmation Voucher (printed or mobile)
Any required or suggested items listed on your confirmation email.
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
Likely To Sell Out
Spaces are extremely limited this time of year so book early to ensure the date you want.
Voucher Confirmation Info
This tour accepts both printed and electronic vouchers (e-vouchers). You can either print the voucher and present a paper copy on the day of travel. Or, if you travel with a mobile device, simply show your Photo ID and present your voucher on your Smartphone or tablet on the day of travel.
Local Operator Information
Complete operator information, including local telephone number, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
Frequently Asked QuestionsFAQ
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given to customers' questions.
Can I let my child under 18 years old drive a scooter or electric car by themselves?
No, because you must be at least 18 years old to rent a scooter and 22 years old to rent an electric car. Only the person who enters into the vehicle rental agreement may operate the vehicle. Therefore, the minimum age for drivers will be 18 and 22 years old respectively. We apologize for any inconvenience, but rules like this are standard at any U.S. rental car agency and are required by insurance regulations.
Can you drive a scooter or electric car outside of the island of Key West?
No. You can drive only within the city limits of Key West. Under Florida law, highways are off-limits to electric cars, golf carts, and scooters of all types because the minimum highway speed is set at 40mph except for certain exceptions in congested areas. Scooters can reach a maximum of 40mph but this would be quite risky unless you are an expert rider. Key West electric cars and golf carts have lower top speeds.
All of the streets on the island of Key West have posted speed limits of 30mph or less, so you can go anywhere on the island. This includes South Roosevelt Blvd. which is technically part of US highway A1A. The speed limit in Old Town is 20mph, so these vehicles are very useful for getting around the heart of Key West. The Key West city limits include most of Stock Island, and US1 crosses on to Stock Island with a 35mph limit, but be very careful of the busy highway traffic. An easy rule of thumb is to consider the CVS on the eastern edge of Stock Island as your travel limit.
Do you offer pick up at one location and drop off at another?
Yes, you may request a shuttle drop-off at a different location within Key West.
Do you provide a pickup service from the airport, cruise ship port, ferry, or our hotel?
Yes, Tours of Key West is happy to offer complimentary customer pick-up from anywhere in Key West, including the airport, cruise ship port, ferry, or your hotel. Your Key West 6 Seater Electric Car Rental email confirmation will contain a local phone number to coordinate your pickup. Avoid expensive taxis and high price parking, and let Tours of Key West make your vacation easy.
Do you provide child seats for the electric cars and golf carts?
Yes, we have seats available in several sizes. Florida child seat laws are the same for any car including electric cars and golf carts – all children under the age of 5 years old or weighing less than 70lbs must be in a child safety seat. Every passenger must have their own seat with seat belts and no one can be held on another person’s lap.
How do I return a scooter or an electric car after hours?
If you need to return a scooter or electric car after hours, simply drive to the rental center and park where the other vehicles are parked. You may drop the keys in the after-hours drop box located at the rental check-out booth.
How fast do your electric cars go?
The electric cars offered by Key West Electric Cars have a top speed of 26 mph. This is perfect for getting around the narrow streets of Key West’s Historic Old Town where the speed limit is 20mph. Top speed on any street on the island is 30mph, but traffic often limits how fast drivers can go. Remember that battery life in any electric vehicle is related to the average speed the driver maintains as well as vehicle load and other factors. When higher constant speeds are maintained, the battery discharges faster.
How late can I get the free shuttle?
Free shuttle service available from 8am until 10pm daily is included with every Key West scooter and electric car rental. All the information you need to take advantage of the shuttle when picking up or dropping off your vehicle will be sent in an email when your booking is completed. You can also contact our customer service representatives if you have further questions.
How old do you have to be to rent an electric car or golf cart?
As per insurance regulations, you must be at least 22 years old and have a valid driver’s license to rent an electric car or golf cart. Only the renter is allowed to drive the vehicle. Every passenger must have their own seat and no one can be held on someone’s lap – all children under the age of 5 years old or weighing less than 70lbs must be in a child safety seat. We have seats in various sizes available at no extra charge.
What is the weather cancellation policy?
If the Key West 6 Seater Electric Car Rental must be canceled due to bad weather, and you cannot go on another day or time, you will be issued a refund by Tours of Key West.
Where can I park my car?
If required, parking instructions for the Key West 6 Seater Electric Car Rental will be included in your confirmation email.
Where is the meeting point for this activity?
Detailed check-in instructions – including meeting point address, Google map, and parking information – for Key West 6 Seater Electric Car Rental will be included in your confirmation email from Tours of Key West. Please be sure to double and triple check your email address is correct at checkout so this important email makes its way to you!
Key West, Florida Detailed check-in instructions – including meeting point address, Google map, and parking information – for will be included in your final confirmation email from Tours of Key West. Please be sure to double and triple check your email address is correct at checkout so this important email makes it way to you!
Average 4.91 out of 5 stars based on 269 verified reviews from Tours of Key West and TripAdvisor
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Kim C, May 2023 Verified
It was amazingly easy and a pleasant experience they made it so easy to do business would definitely recommend this establishment
Gary T, May 2023 Verified
No question. If you are going to make the most out of your trip, you need a cart. Angel was a pleasure. She made it easy.
Our Most Enjoyable Trip to Key West Ever!!
Brenda W, May 2023 Verified
We have visited Key West before, and we did all the touristy Conch rides available. But when you have the chance to drive yourself around and take the time to really look, you see everything you've missed before by being forced onto other people's time tables. We enjoyed our Gem electric car so much. And it was so much more comfortable than have a golf cart where someone has to sit backwards! We will be back, and when we do, we will definitely rent another Electric car!! We travel to our own schedule!!
Awesome time in key west
Willie Y, Apr 2023 Verified
The first 6 seater we were given ran ok till we got about 15 minutes away, then it took us about an hour to get back. The staff was super apologetic and got us in a new one. We didn’t have any problems from that point. They also gave us more time to make up for the broken car. Will def use them again. Highly recommend
We had a great time exploring on our own!!
Paula P, Apr 2023 Verified
We were able to stop where we wanted to stop and for as long as we wanted. Had a great time!!
Great place, convienient and helpful
David G, Apr 2023 Verified
They even pick up and drop off at the hotel!
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Pasquale C, Apr 2023 Verified
Great experience, loved the fact that hotel pick up and drop off were included. Electric much quieter than gas powered
Bruce B, Apr 2023 Verified
Was a great choice on our part! Awesome time cruisin Key West! Very accommodating staff!
James R, Apr 2023 Verified
We haven't seen the refund trigger from going from an 8hr to a 3hr rental. When will that post? Thanks!
Best way to tour Key West, Electric Car Rental from Key West Electric Cars
Chris I, Apr 2023 Verified
Easy pickup, curtious staff, well maintained cars.
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