Hoverboards are the next must-have thing. They have firmly replaced skateboards as the cool outdoor activity. With so many options out there for hoverboards it’s hard to know where to buy one especially after the negative safety publicity that they have received. We have listed the five best places to buy a hoverboard below.
A couple of years ago hoverboards got a bad reputation for being dangerous due to faulty batteries. The industry has now cleaned itself up and the units that are for sale at major retailers all go through rigorous independent testing. The UL 2272 is what you should look for when you are purchasing a hoverboard.
Gotrax is a Colorado based company that has quickly earned a solid reputation for quality. Their products are very affordable and the quality is good. You would be hard pressed to find as high-quality of a hoverboard for as low of price as the company offers. We have tested their products ourselves and they are still going strong.
Gotrax offers tons of different electronic wheeled devices from hoverboards to scooters and ATVs. They have small, medium, and large off roading hoverboards for sale. They also have a ton of different colors and patterns that you can choose from.
Gotrax has fast and free shipping from Fedex. It will arrive at your house in a couple of days in many cases. They also have a 30 day no-hassle return policy and a 90 day warranty on their products. Most hoverboard companies don’t stand behind their products to this level.
Amazon is a great place to shop for Hoverboards. They have a larger selection than almost every other retailer. Plus you know that you can trust the reviews on Amazon to sort the bad from the good.
Amazon has a ton of hoverboards that start at around $149 and go up from there to almost $1000. Some hoverboards have bluetooth LEDs and speakers on them so that you can ride with style. Others are heavy duty and designed to ride over almost anything.
Amazon is known to stand behind their customers so you can be rest assured that you will taken care of on the site. The main benefit of Amazon is the fast and free two day shipping that Prime members have.
If you want to get a hoverboard as soon as possible, then you can stop by your local Walmart. The selection is limited and the brands are not that well known. The price is fair though and you can have instant gratification.
Those of you shopping for a hoverboard near the holiday season should be aware that quantities will be limited. You might be lucky if you find one in stock close to the holidays.
Walmart is a good place to shop because of their phenomenal no-questions asked return policy. You can be sure that if you have a problem with your hoverboard shortly after getting it that the company will accept your return.
You can also shop on Walmart.com for a wider selection of hoverboards.
Target has a few hoverboard models that they keep in stock. They usually have awesome deals in the holiday season that people line up to get.
Best Buy typically has hoverboards at their stores. The selection is rather limited in-stores but you can shop online. If you have a store nearby, it is a good place to check.
Toys R Us
Toys R Us offers a hoverboard from the name-brand Razor. They are a great place to check for hoverboards during holidays such as Black Friday. The selection that they have is limited and it is typically just one or two brands. They also carry some accessories.
Check ToysRUs.com for Hoverboards
As you can see, there are a lot of places that sell hoverboards online and in stores. We recommend quickly searching around a few of these places to find the best price. You can expect to pay around $200 for a high-quality hoverboard.