Frequently Asked Questions

What do I need to rent a bicycle?


Be an adult. Leave a deposit, for the duration of the rental. An original and current official document as Return Guarantee: ID, PASS or Driver´s Licence. Also 200U$D as deposit is accepted. The payment is in advance. Prices are in CASH. Card 10% extra. Sorry about that, but Argentina´s economy sucks...




What does the price include?


Includes: Bell, Interactive and Paper Map, Padlock & Basket.
Extras: Helmet, Picnic Kit, Lantern to ride at night.




Horario / Schedule


Mondays to Fridays from 10 AM to 7PM
Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays from 11AM to 7PM

Ring the bell & wait.




Deposit / Guarantee is valid to rent?


A guarantee will be required for EACH Bike you rent that can be made in cash (U$D 200), or leaving the ID, Passport or Driver's License that will be returned when the bicycles are delivered. DO NOT Photocopy. In case of 24HR rental or more, you will need to give us both: original & official ID or PASS + 200 U$D.




What Payment Method is accepted?


All payment method are accepted:
CASH (U$D AR$ €URO), CREDIT CARD, BITCOIN, PAYPAL, MERCADO PAGO.
It is paid in advance. If you need the bill, we will send it to you by e-mail. Warn us! 10% OFF in CASH




Can I book a Bike?


Yes, paying the rent in advance & confirming the time you will come to look for it. Always contact us to confirm schedule & stock by Whatsapp +54 911 4191 5052. All payment methods in advance. We can send you the bill via e-mail. CASH (DOLAR PESO EURO), CARDS, PAYPAL, BITCOIN, MERCADO PAGO




Is it necessary to wear a Helmet?


In Argentina it is not mandatory to wear a Helmet to ride a Bicycle, but we DO recommend it. In case you do not want to use it, it will be at your own risk. We have Helmets for rent.




Is it safe to ride a Bike in BA?


Yes, Buenos Aires has a cycle network of more than 195km that makes it safe when it comes to riding a bike visiting all the places of interest without having to mix with traffic! You also have to pay great attention to taxis & buses, they are not very friendly.

Link to Interactive officialmap + BA bikeways: http://mapa.buenosaires.gov.ar/mapas/?lat=-34.601680&lng=-58.411237&zl=15&modo=transporte&map=red_de_ciclovias




Where do I keep the Bike in case of rental for 24hs or more?


Bike must NOT be left outdoors at night under any circumstances. It must be kept in a secure indoor environment. If you don´t have, find a car garage.

Optimal inside your Hotel or apartment. If you do not have a safe place to store it, you can search for a indoor Car Garage & lock it there. Or bring it back here and look for it in the morning.




Is it safe to tie Bike on the street?


DON’T leave Bike in the street unattended. You are obliged to lock & secure it correctly to a post (frame + wheel) in an illuminated & safe area. Ask a local resident or nearby police. Don´t lose visual contact if you make a stop-off. Bike must NOT be left outdoors at night under any circumstances. It must be kept in a secure indoor environment. If you don´t have, find a car garage. Should the bike be lost, damaged or stolen, you will immediately assume the costs of its replacement. Ask for our Bike INSURANCE (optional) before renting. PENALTY FOR LOSS OR BICYCLE THEFT = 300 U$D




Damage. What to do in case of technical problems?


We do NOT have a rescue service. If the Bike is damaged, your options are: A - return and replace it here, FREE of charge. B - have it repaired at any local Bikeshop at your own expense. C - leave the bike in a Car Garage & bring back the key. Contact us to give details of its location so that it can be collected as soon as possible. Contact us: +54 911 4191 5052




How do I book a TOUR?


ASK FOR AVAILABILITY: You must connect us via email manawabikerental@gmail.com or Whatsapp at +5491141915052, at least 24 hours in advance to give us time to notify one of our bilingual guides. If the guide confirms, you should approach before to pay in advance. No matter how many riders, the tour has a fixed price. All payment methods in advance. We can send you the bill via e-mail. CASH (DOLAR PESO EURO), CARDS, PAYPAL, BITCOIN, MERCADO PAGO

10% OFF in CASH




What happens if I do not deliver Bike before closing time?


You must pay the difference for an extra day. Never leave the bike on the street alone. Always contact us at +54 911 4191 5052. We will be concerned about you, waiting for you, so please let us know!




Civil Liability & Limitations


The Client must to be over the age of 18, with full responsibility for both injuries sustained to themselves and others during the rental period.

Whilst we provide a helmet at no additional cost, it is your decision to use it. MANAWA is not responsible for claims for accidents or personal injury to The Client or their property, third persons or their property, or any losses or damages that may occur outside the control of MANAWA.

It´s the responsibility of The Client to respect the Argentine traffic laws.

By renting our bike, you are subject to the terms and conditions above.




Where is MANAWA BIKE RENTAL?


Nicaragua street 4817 - between Borges and Thames streets. Palermo Soho, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Whatsapp/Phone +54 911 4191 5052.
3 blocks from Juan B. Justo 4 blocks from Av. Scalabrini Ortiz 5 blocks from Plaza Serrano 6 blocks from the subway line D, station Plaza Italia 7 blocks from Ferrocarril San Martin, Palermo station 8 blocks from Av. Córdoba




And for rent for 24HS or more?


Bring 200 U$D as deposit. Be an adult. And leave, for the duration of the rental, an original and current official document as Return Guarantee: ID, PASS or Driver´s Licence. The payment is in advance.

All payment methods in advance. We can send you the bill via e-mail.CASH (DOLAR PESO EURO), CARDS, PAYPAL, BITCOIN, MERCADO PAGO) 10% OFF in CASH

We will ask for your Whatsapp or Telephone number and local adress to be in contact for any urgency.




FREE Luggage Storage / Guardamos tu Equipaje GRATIS


You can leave your luggage with us, we will take care of you while you explore the city. Puedes dejar tu equipaje con nosotros, te lo cuidaremos mientras exploras la ciudad.





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