When you come to put-in-Bay, Ohio there’s one primary way to get around, and that’s by golf cart. No matter if you’re local or a tourist, everyone seems to agree that golf carts are the best way to get around on the island. There’s just something fun and freeing about zooming around downtown Put-in-Bay in your cart. So you’re probably wondering, where can you find the best Put-in-Bay golf cart rentals? Well look no further, down below we’ve created a list of our favorite companies.
Top 3 Put-in-Bay Golf Cart Rental Agencies
There are around 15 different companies to choose from. Here’s the three we like the best:
1. Island Club Golf Cart Rentals
The Island Club has 2, 4, and 6 person carts available for rent. They DO have overnight golf cart rentals and on weekdays they start at $70 for a four-person cart. Book online using promo code: “Travel Safe Travel Secure” before June 15th and get 10% off!
Unlike other agencies, however, Island Club Golf Carts can only be rented by guests staying at an Island Club rental home. If you are staying with Island Club that’s good news because they have some of the best rental rates on the island, plus they recently upgraded to a fleet of 50 brand new Club Car carts!
“I have rented carts from numerous places on the island. I will say this is by far the nicest and cleanest cart I have ever rented!! Reserving the cart was a breeze. Called the phone number and it was delivered right to our Island Club Rental. -ZM”
2. Condo Golf Cart Rentals
Condo Golf Carts are also available exclusively to guests staying at the Put-in-Bay Condos. All of their gas-powered carts were bought in 2018 making them some of the newest carts on the island and extremely reliable. Weekday overnight rentals for four-passenger golf carts start at $70 per night. They offer 2, 4, and 6 person golf carts. Use promo code: “Travel Safe Travel Secure” before June 15th to get 10% off!
It’s very common for every single golf cart on the island to be rented out, especially on busy weekends. Make sure you still have access to the best mode of transportation that South Bass Island has to offer and book online!
“They didn’t tell us before we got there, but these are all brand new carts! We stayed last year and they were all yellow and old. These new carts are so much nicer, with bug shields! Thank goodness! No more mayflies in our hair, yucky! -Jessica L.”
3. Put-in-Bay Golf Cart Depot
The Golf Cart Depot is the biggest rental company on the island. If you’re looking for a flexible rental, this is the place for you! With the Golf Cart Depot, you can choose to rent by the hour, daily, or overnight. You can rent a two-, four-, or six-person gas or electric cart starting at $70 per day rentals for a four-person cart. Custom golf carts are also available for those seeking a more stylish ride. Their cart models include Yamaha Golf Carts, EZ Go and other gas and electric golf carts.
As one of the biggest rental company’s on the island, Golf Cart Depot 2-6 person carts in your choice of gas or electric carts, and carry brands such as Ez-Go, Club Car, Yamaha golf carts, and other electric golf carts. What makes them unique however is that they also offer custom golf carts for people seeking a little more style and swagger. 4 person carts start at $70 per day.
The Put-in-Bay golf cart depot is just a quick 5-minute walk from the Jet Express ferry dock downtown and should be your first stop once you make it to the island. You can find them right next to the Reel Bar on Catawba Ave! Check out their website for a full list of prices and options. Book now!!!
“They are right downtown by the beer barrel the carts are newer the prices better and the people are very nice. I like Yamaha carts better. -Shaun S.”
Traffic Laws on Put in Bay Ohio
Golf carts on Put-in-Bay are registered as licensed motor vehicles, meaning that all of the same traffic laws and road rules apply to them that would apply to your car on the mainland. All persons must be wearing seat belts at all times. All carts are equipped with turn signals, working taillights, and drivers MUST be 16 years of age and have a VALID DRIVERS LICENSE to operate the vehicle.
Here’s the bottom line, golf carts are top-heavy — meaning they can flip over very easily. Don’t let you or someone you know gets hurt doing something stupid. Not only that, but you CAN AND WILL get a real DUI on a golf cart if you are caught driving under the influence. This is a real DUI that will be on your record and follow you off the island. Police at Put-in-Bay are very strict when it comes to drunk driving specifically. Be smart and have a designated driver, take a cab, or walk!!
Put in Bay Island Stay
When it comes to Put-in-Bay lodging there are several different types: Put in Bay hotels, home rentals, bed and breakfasts, resorts, condos, you name it. Speaking of endless options, there are so many put-in-bay attractions that you surely won’t be able to get to all of them on your first, second, or even third visit! for more info ask the visitors center for an island guide. Take the Miller Ferry or Jet Express across Lake Erie and visit put in bay today!
Put in Bay ferries are located in Port Clinton, Sandusky, and Catawba Island point. The Miller Ferry dock on SBI is located on the west point on Langram Rd. The Jet Express dock comes out right in downtown Put in Bay on Delaware Ave near the Boathouse Bar and Grille and other bay restaurants. As of now, no plans to have ferry service from Cleveland or Toledo are in the works.
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