Need a ride around Cape Coral? Or downtown Fort Myers? We’ve got a solution for you! And it’s FREE.
Nickel Ride is a transportation/taxi service that brings people to certain neighborhoods around Cape Coral and Fort Myers. There are many businesses in the area and little parking, so this service is a great solution! These rides can bring you to restaurants, shops, and more attractions in both Fort Myers and Cape Coral.
Rides are free, and the vehicles are all-electric Polaris Gems, so they’re very eco-friendly. The drivers work for tips.
You can easily spend a night out without having to worry about how you will get home safely.
On average, it takes the ride 5-7 minutes to pick you up. Drivers have passed an extensive background check and safety course to become a hired driver.
This service is available 7 days a week. Up to five passengers can fit inside a vehicle.
How are the rides free? The rides are paid for by sponsors, business owners, and advertisers. The service is run like a concierge service, and the drivers are educated on the Cape Coral area.
Rides are Mondays through Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., and Sundays, noon to 6 p.m.
You can download an app on your phone to use the service or call 855-WE-R-FREE (855) 937-3733.
To learn more about this service and its routes, visit the Nickel Ride website.
If you don’t have a car or want to enjoy a night out with some drinks, get to your destination safely and cheaply with Nickel Ride! This service is also a great way to boost the economy in Fort Myers and Cape Coral because it helps bring people to businesses.
Just another reason to move to Southwest Florida!
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