Going to Amsterdam? Try the Electric Scooter Taxis!

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Hop on a Hopper!

If you're moving around Amsterdam solo and without too much luggage, a bike is probably your best bet, as Amsterdam is widely considered to be one of the most bike-friendly cities in the world. But if for some reason you can't go that route and don't want to use a regular cab, the Hopper taxi might be the perfect thing for you.

As long as you don't mind being kind of close to the driver, this electric scooter taxi company probably offers the fastest and greenest way to get around the city. You can see it in action in the video below (only in Dutch, though, but the images speak for themselves):

Interested? Here's how it works:

There are 4 ways to book a Hopper taxi:

1. You can flag a Hopper on the street.
2. Order a Hopper via 0900-8890.
3. Via this website, you can book a Hopper by filling out an order form.
4. Use the mobile Hopper App (available soon).

You are picked up at the location of your choice and dropped off at your final destination. The flat rate is € 2,50 per ride and you can pay by cash card or by cash.

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Via Hopper, Springwise

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Tags: Electric Vehicles | Netherlands