As with trying anything the first time, even renting a jet ski for the first time may cloud you with many questions and doubts. To clear the air here we have handpicked the 10 most commonly asked jet ski rental questions and answered them along with professional insights.
Is It Easy To Rent A Jetski?
Yes thankfully, unlike owning a jet ski, renting one is easy. All you need is to present a valid means of identification like the NIC or the passport. All other legal adherence is taken care of by the rental company. You just have to make sure you’re renting from a licensed and registered rental company to avoid fines.
What Should I Expect When Renting A Jet Ski For The First Time?
Jet Skiing is a very beginner-friendly water sport that usually only takes a learning time of 10-15 minutes. There is nothing much you have to learn or prepare before your first time renting a jet ski. Generally, all professional jet ski rental companies will provide you with a thorough guide using their panel of experienced jetski trainers. And if you want a trainer can accompany your ride, teach you and allow you to practice by taking turns.
Is There A Specific Age To Be Able To Rent A Jet Ski?
According to the legal bodies governing watersports in the UAE you should be at least 18 years or older to rent a jet ski on your own. Younger riders should be accompanied by parents or a guide with parental consent.
What Is The Best Time To Rent?
Starting off with the season, summer is undoubtedly the best time to rent a jetski. Topping among the best summer watersports, it’s always better to rent your jetski as early as possible. Early mornings begin a little calm giving you more time to enjoy yourself with uninterrupted views. As the day passes, it gets busier with peak times to late afternoon.
How To Understand My Rent Time Is Up?
In most cases, your personal trainer will monitor your ride for security and will let you understand through signs that your time’s up. They will also help you return the jet ski to the dock.
In peak season making a reservation is always best as it avoids disappointment if all the jet skis are booked at the time of your arrival. You can just call and verify if a jet ski can be made available to you on a given day and at any time. In ff-peak seasons reservations most likely will not be necessary. However, if you’re planning to jet ski with a group of friends with multiple jet skis then a reservation is important.
This often depends on the jet ski rental company and the type of packages they offer and the type of jet skis they provide. It also varies according to the duration you book for your ride.
No. Generally your rental cost includes the gas cost. The jet ski will be gassed and ready to go when you use it.
If it’s a problem with heavy rain, wind warnings or thunderstorms then it’s your responsibility as the customer to reschedule your ride for a different time or day. If it’s a trip returned due to inclement weather and is under 45 minutes, then your ride can be rescheduled for a later date. If the time extends 45 minutes then it will be counted as a full ride and no rescheduling or refunds will be allowed/