Rental Bike Kyoto Chuoh

For Kyoto sightseeing!

Motorcycle rental and sightseeing in Kyoto!

To rent a motorcycle in Kyoto area is very useful. Kyoto is historical city and a popular tourist destination because of its many temples and shrines; however, roads and parking lots are overcrowded. For that reason a motorcycle or scooter plays an active role in this beautiful area of Kyoto city.

  

The Motorcycles can be rented from 250cc to over 400cc and the scooters from 50cc to 125cc. Please notice that you have to speak some Japanese to rent a motorcycle. However, if you cannot comprehend in Japanese you need bring with you Japanese companion(s) or you can ask for Rental 819 staff support.

For your Safety and enjoyment

Rental 819 offers complete incurrence plan. First, when the renter and/or additionally authorized drivers cause injury or death to a third party, the bodily injury or death per person is unlimited. Second, when the renter and/or the drivers cause property damage to a third party, the property damage per occurrence is JPY 10million, however, is to be noted that the renter and/or additionally authorized drivers shall bear the specified deductible amounts.

  

Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) is strong support for the renter/ the driver. Rental 819 will waive the renter's/ the driver's responsibility for the damage involved, caused by collision, accident or/and topple down, provided that you accept CDW at additionally nominal fees at the time of rental. The renter or the driver is neither to cancel nor to accept CDW during the rental, once you accept or decline it at the time of rental.

  

Please notice that the vehicle must be driven only by authorized driver.

Insurance/Compensation: limits range covered by an insurance
Bodily Injury/ Death per personUnlimited per person
Property Damage per occurrenceJPY10million (Deductible: JPY 50,000)
Injury of a passengerJPY 5million per person(Not apply to a motor-cycle under 50 cc).
Theft insurance50% of the current price

  

Scooter Rates:
Rental time
(Hours)
4H8H24HSecond dayExtended 1 hour
50cc classP-1JPY3,000JPY3,300JPY4,200JPY2,900JPY1,100
125cc classP-2JPY4,500JPY5,000JPY6,200JPY4,400JPY1,100
An option:
Collision Damage Waiver
24HSecond dayDisclaimer
JPY1,200JPY600JPY10,000
For Kyoto sightseeing!
Scooter Rates:
Rental time
(Hours)
4H8H24HSecond dayExtended 1 hour
250cc classP-3JPY8,900JPY9,900JPY12,400JPY8,700JPY1,600
An option:
Collision Damage Waiver
24HSecond dayDisclaimer
JPY2,200JPY1,100JPY50,000
Scooter Rates:
Rental time
(Hours)
4H8H24HSecond dayExtended 1 hour
〜400cc classP-4JPY11,200JPY12,400JPY15,500JPY10,800JPY1,600
An option:
Collision Damage Waiver
24HSecond dayDisclaimer
JPY3,200JPY1,600JPY50,000
Scooter Rates:
Rental time
(Hours)
4H8H24HSecond dayExtended 1 hour
Over 400 cc classP-5JPY13,400JPY14,900JPY18,600JPY13,000JPY2,100
P-6JPY15,600JPY17,300JPY21,600JPY15,200JPY2,100
P-7JPY18,600JPY20,600JPY25,800JPY18,000JPY2,600
P-8JPY21,500JPY23,900JPY29,900JPY20,900JPY3,100
An option:
Collision Damage Waiver
24HSecond dayDisclaimer
JPY3,200JPY1,600JPY100,000

You can come right empty-handed!

If helmets and/ or gloves are needed, please contact our Reservations Center. If no reservation is made, you shall choose items from our local shop; however, size and type of items are not guaranteed.
If you wish to extend your rental or optional items, please let us know as soon as possible.
When riding a motorcycle, make sure to wear a helmet (this is a law in Japan).

An optional items

ItemDay 1Day 2/and then daily
HelmetJPY1,000JPY200
GloveJPY300JPY100
BagJPY500JPY500
LockJPY200JPY100

Please bring the following items with you in day of pick-up

・Driver's license issued in your country
・International driving permits
・Passport
・Credit card ( needed for first payment)
・Necessary equipments for riding such as a helmet, gloves, appropriate clothes and shoes (a helmet, gloves and other items are available for rent at our local office).
・Please notice, if you have Japanese driver's license, local driver's license, international driving permit and passport are unnecessary.

Other considerations:

・Age restriction in Japan: must be 20 years or older.
・Please settle first rental charges via acceptable credit card.
・Please pay any excess hour charges and fuel charges, if any.
・Damage Waiver is optional and it is not included in the base rate.
・Damage exceeding deductable amount is not covered by insurance; however it is responsibility of the renter and/or additionally authorized drivers.
・Please return with the tank refueled.
Have Fun!

Frequently Asked Questions

[Question]
What is required for renting a motorcycle in Japan?

[Answer]
Passport, international driver's license or JAF official Japanese translation of driver's license, local driver's license and credit card.

[Question]
Do I have to speak Japanese to rent a motorcycle?

[Answer]
Yes. However, if you cannot speak English you need bring with you Japanese companion(s) or you can ask for Rental819 staff support.

[Question]
Can I rent a motorcycle without reservation?

[Answer]
Yes. However, only motorcycles available at the shop on the day. There may not be motorcycle models which you would like to rent for that reason, you are recommended to make an early reservation.

[Question]
Is there any mileage limit or additional charge?

[Answer]
No. There is no mileage limit or additional charge.

[Question]
What is required for renting a motorcycle in Japan?

[Answer]
The rate will be charged at the time of departure. Any excess or deficit fee will be calculated when you return the rented vehicle. Please settle first rental charges via acceptable credit card.

[Question]
How to calculate Excess Hourly Rate?

[Answer]
Rate by Hour will be charged for extra rental time. Please note that you will be charged a penalty for any extra rental time if you do not notify us in advance.

[Question]
Is the cost of fuel included in rental rates?

[Answer]
No. The rented vehicle is provided with a full tank of fuel. Please return with the tank refueled. Otherwise, the specified refueling charge will apply. It, however, is to be noted that such refueling charges may be higher than those paid at gas stations.

[Question]
Can beginning drivers rent a motorcycle?

[Answer]
Yes, it is possible.

[Question]
Can I use an international driving permit ?

[Answer]
International driving permit issued by member states of the Geneva Convention can be used. Note that the customer should present the holder's passport simultaneously In addition.

[Question]
Can I extend the rental time even during renting a motorcycle?

[Answer]
Please contact the return shop earlier if you decide to rent the motorcycle longer. Please note that you may not be able to extend the rental time.

[Question]
Can I return the rented motorcycle after business hours?

[Answer]
No. Please return the motorcycle in the shops' business hours.

[Question]
Is there any parking space close to your rental shops?

[Answer]
Basically there is no parking space for your vehicle in our renting locations, therefore use public transportation.

[Question]
What is not covered by insurance?

[Answer]
In case of an accident you must pay the insurance deductible which varies depending on your motorcycle class (from 10,000yen to 100,000yen). Next, you also must pay the damages in excess which means damages for which insurance payment or compensation is not granted, or damages in excess of such insurance payment or compensation as payable and finally Non-Usability of the vehicle.

[Question]
What is Non-Usability of the vehicle?

[Answer]
If the collision, accident or/and topple down occurred and the repair of damage on the rental vehicle is needed, non-usability of the rental vehicle fee is charged. However it is charged only for maximum of 15 days.

[Question]
What to do in case of an accident?

[Answer]
When an accident occurs, please make sure to follow these four steps:

・Make a first aid check
・Contact the police
・Passport
・Contact the insurance company
・Contact the Rental 819 Center, after working hours please contact Emergency Road Service (ERS). Please, do not forget to receive a certificate of accident.

Insurance/Compensation: limits range covered by the insurance (yen)

The limited insurance amount will be paid when you had an accident.

  Description
Bodily Injury/Death per person Unlimited per person
Property Damage per occurrence 10million yen (Deductible: 50,000 yen)
Injury of a passenger and/or driver 5million yen per passenger (Not apply to a motor-cycle under 50 cc). 50% of the current market price
Theft insurance 50% of the current price
Non-Operation Charge If you can bring the motorcycle to the shop by yourself : 20,000 yen. If you cannot bring the motorcycle by yourself : 50,000 yen + tow truck charges
  • CDW is not included. Please add it as extra insurance for the motorcycles.
  • Non-operation charge cannot be covered with CDW or any other insurance.
  • The deductible and the amount that exceeds the insurance limit must be paid by the renter. Also, in case of accident involving third parties or their properties please remember to call the police and receive a certificate of accident. Otherwise there is the possibility that the insurance declines to make the payment.

中国圏に対する注意書き

Unfortunately a driver’s license from China does not allow for driving in Japan even with an International Driving Permit.
You can legally drive in Japan with a driving license from: Hong Kong (International Driving Permit also needed), Macao (International Driving Permit also needed) and Taiwan (Japanese translation of the Taiwanese driving license also needed).

Our shop's location

leotanimoto map RENTAL819

RENTAL819 http://www.rental819.com/ tel

Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, 28-141 Saiin Shimohanada-cho , (Shijo Sai street)
TEL: 0120-819-147

By public transport

  • 5 minutes on foot from Hankyu Saiin Station
  • 5 minutes on foot from subway Tozai Line NishiOji Oike Station.
  • By Kyoto city bus number 71.72.73.75 going from Kyoto Station to Arashiyama, please get off at NishiOji Shijo bus stop; than 5 minutes on foot.
For Kyoto sightseeing!

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