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Everything You Need To Know About the Swegway

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If you are considering the purchase of a Swegway for yourself or someone else this Christmas then this is a must read for you.

No doubt you have a bunch of questions and are researching all the Swegway facts. To save you time, effort and energy read all you need to know about the wonder that is the Swegway.

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How do I look after my new board?

It is important that you do care for and look after your Swegway. Saying that, the boards are robust and are designed for frequent use. Let’s put it this way, they are not going to fall apart as you ride it.

The main ways you can care for your new Swegway are:

  • Use a carry case to move it around (we provide this FREE with every new board)
  • Don’t smash into things as much as possible
  • Try not to go full speed all the time

In general, it is all about common sense. The more you look after your board and don’t ‘thrash’ it to death the more use and enjoyment you will get from it.

How long does the battery last?

All our boards are supplied with a rapid charge battery and will take 3 hours to charge. Once the battery is fully charged it will give you approximately 6 hours of ride time.

How fast can I go?

In general, Swegways will move at a speed of around 9-10 miles per hour. You can push it a little bit more than this dependent on the weight on the board and the surface you are riding on.

Can you ride them on UK roads?

As per the UK Highways Act 1835 you are not permitted to ride a Swegway on public road or pathways.

Where are you based?

We are located in the UK and have two distribution centres that we ship from. Our registered office is in Manchester meaning you will not need to order your board from China!

Where is the board made?

All Swegways are manufactured in China. However, we go the extra mile and ensure that every board we sell is tested and inspected before it is shipped. Every board that we sell is made to the highest standard using only quality components.

Do I get warranty?

Every one of our boards is sold with 12 months’ manufactures warranty for your peace of mind. Full details of our warranty can be found here.

Are they waterproof?

All the boards are water resistant as of course they are used outdoors. However, like any electrical item it is not made to be submerged in water.

Riding it in rainy weather is acceptable but throwing it in a swimming pool is not!

What do I get with my board?

Each of our Swegways come with the following:

  • FREE carry case
  • Choice of colour
  • 12 months’ warranty
  • UK safe and certified

Do you charge for delivery?

Shipping is free of charge and will be delivered within 48 hours. However, we do also offer the following additional delivery services:

  • Express delivery - 24 hours
  • Saturday Express Delivery
  • Standard Ireland 72-hour service
  • Standard Isle of Man 72-hour service

For full costs on these options click here.


Hopefully the above information gives you all the information you need to know to purchase your new Swegway. If you do have more questions feel free to contact our customer services team. If you are ready to purchase a board then you can see our full range here.

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