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What Do People Really Think About FOLD & GO WHEELCHAIRS?

Richard ~ Oregon, USA

“My Heavy Duty F&G wheelchair arrived in early June, 2018. As an avid traveler and photographer with increasingly limited walking ability, I bought this wheelchair to extend my access to new places, and to save my dear wife a lot of pushing!

It has handled all kinds of terrain and steep slopes on 21 different trails in Glacier National Park, the Canadian Rockies and the North Cascades. Cross-slopes can be challenging but I have figured out how to keep it under control. We have also successfully flown with it to Copenhagen, London and Dubai, and we have figured out how to minimize its impact on the TSA. We have taken it on cruises to Greenland and through the Suez Canal, and it has completely eliminated my concerns about slipping on wet decks!

It has given me great photographic access to some beautiful and unusual places. It has held up to very heavy use, conquering the streets of Copenhagen Denmark, Alesund Norway, Halifax Nova Scotia, and Gibraltar. It has endured cobblestones in Obidos Portugal, Rome Italy and the island of Rhodes, climbed steep hills in Valletta Malta, held up in cold rainy weather on trails at the Geysir Thermal Area and the mighty Gullfoss waterfall in Iceland, and covered very long distances in Dubai UAE. None of this would have been possible if I had to walk in these places.

I appreciate the fact that I can contact FOLD & GO and get a personalized and speedy response to my questions and needs. This well-designed and well-built device has brought back much of the mobility I enjoyed when I was young – it has been truly liberating.”

Kris ~ New York, USA

“I absolutely love this chair!! I have the MagShock in the new slate color! I did a ton of research before deciding on which electric wheelchair I would be getting. I needed one for outdoor use that would work with gravel, hills, wet grass, etc. and still work for indoor use. Also, I needed it to fit into different vehicles and not be too heavy because different people give me rides.

FOLD & GO came out on top with warranty, replacement part prices, reviews {other models because this one was brand new}, weight, features and being weatherproof. I called and asked questions and received knowledgeable responses, patience and a friendly voice with Meryl. She was a tremendous help and talked with me twice. The day of arrival was a family event! I was able to put it through all the paces by going for a couple walks with two of my daughters and grandchildren. I haven’t been able to do that in almost 2 years! It had rained pretty hard that day and the grass was really wet and this chair still went up a grassy hill at a playground.

So far, I have used it on 4 outside adventures with different terrain and weather conditions and I have not had any problems or difficulties going everywhere I wanted to go. Thank you so much for designing this and giving me some of my independence and life back!!”

Barry ~ The Villages, USA

“I love my heavy duty FOLD & GO! I live in “The Villages” retirement community in Florida. I wanted a folding electric wheelchair that would fit on the back of my Golf Cart. Here in The Villages we use golf carts to drive everywhere. Now I can remove my golf clubs and put in my HD FOLD & GO to drive into the town center for dinner. Thanks FOLD & GO for thinking of everything!!”

Tina & Bob ~ Arizona, USA

“We purchased our FOLD & GO for my husband in April, in anticipation of a cruise to Alaska. Before the purchase, I had a very long and informative conversation with Meryl, who gave me lots of technical information but we shared stories about traveling with a disability and how important it is to have a vendor who will back up their product, even if you are miles away from home.

FOLD & GO came through for us! We took our chair through airports, in shuttles and taxis, on a motorcoach, on a train and on a cruise ship. The steepness of the ship’s gangway was easily maneuvered, and the tight quarters on the ship did not deter us once! We had an ADA suite, so wide doorways and a wonderful bathroom equipped nicely for a wheelchair, but the ease of using the FOLD & GO gave us comfort and confidence throughout the entire trip.

We have often traveled with a 4-wheel Pride scooter, a great product but can’t match the maneuverability of the FOLD & GO in tight turns, narrow spaces, and dining rooms! Our trip would NOT have been the success it was if not for our FOLD & GO.

Oh, and since we know that airline baggage handlers are not as careful with our equipment as we’d wish, FOLD & GO has an inexpensive kit of replacement caps and covers, and touch-up paint to cover the mishaps!

Thank you, FOLD & GO, for giving us a quality of travel we’ve not known before!”

Jim ~ New Mexico, USA

“I ordered my wife one of the regular chairs in mid-January (2019) in anticipation of a March-2019 trip-of-a-lifetime to Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. We were to be traveling for virtually the entire month of March. The FOLD & GO virtually made the trip possible! I am not overstating here. My wife would have never Ben able to get around to visit the places we did, and see the sights we saw had she been without the chair. It got her everywhere she needed to go, with the exception of not being able to climb the very STEEP stairs at the temples at Angkor Wat (Siem Reap, Cambodia). She still had to forego stairs as she has little strength in her lower legs, and very low stamina. Still, she was able to get around to see the many sights even though some were from a little distance.

Many of the sidewalks in city’s of Southeast Asia are essentially unusable to wheelchairs for a variety of reasons. No curb cuts and 8-10 inch elevation changes combined with literally hundreds of scooters and motor bikes make it so. Thus, in order to get around in Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City (aka, Saigon) and Hanoi, she had to resort to driving with the cars and scooters in the streets. After the first gut-wrenching attempt at this, she soon became accustomed to the “rules of the road” as they exist in the named cities. Basically, that once you start moving to cross the street, don’t stop, don’t change direction or speed, just keep on going. Then the other traffic will move around you. Still a little nerve wracking at times, but totally manageable. Not even one close call!

The FOLD & GO even got her through the jungle area of Cu Chi, Vietnam, home of the infamous Cu Chi Tunnels (of Ho Chi Minh Trail fame) with only occasional coaxing by myself and our guide. (This terrain was the one place where the Heavy Duty chair would have likely been more appropriate!) But overall the chair passed with flying colors, doing all that we needed it to do. Our drivers, guides, and the people of the three countries were all FASCINATED with the chair, garnering stares and conversation wherever we went. And the “went” part even included sampan cruises all the way up to an overnight trip on a boat in Ha Long Bay (northern Vietnam).

Kudos to the folks at FOLD & GO for this remarkable product. We will be using it many more times this year as we renew our commitment to traveling in our retirement. (We had an almost 2 year break when my wife was diagnosed with the peripheral neuropathy that led to her fairly significant mobility issues.)

I do need to mention some of the DOWN side of this whole experience, however. And it concerns the Asian Airlines and how they deal with the battery powered chair. We were allowed to “gate-check” the chair with Delta ONLY upon our initial departure from Albuquerque, NM. After that, the chair was baggage checked through to wherever we were going. (Korean Air, Air Asia, and Vietnam Airways all did this.) We were quizzed about the batteries, and had to hand carry them everywhere with us. If you go, DO TAKE the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) with you. I can’t stress this enough. I placed a printed copy, along with the chairs measurements (including pictures open and folded) and weight info into a cellophane page protector and kept in handy in the outside pouch of our carry-on bag for easy access. It was needed at virtually EVERY place we went.

Our WORST CASE scenario was when leaving Siem Reap, Cambodia headed for Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Cambodia Angkor Air flat out REFUSED to allow the chair on the plane at all; batteries not withstanding! We had to SHIP the chair via overland carrier at the cost of $100 USD, and it took 2 days before we got it back in hand. Fortunately our travel company was able to provide a standard wheelchair (the push kind) for the time we were without the FOLD & GO.

So if your travel plans include any vacations to ANY countries in Southeast Asia, be prepared to face obstacles and uphill battles with security and airlines personnel at almost every turn. This has NOTHING to do with the fine folks at FOLD & GO; they can’t predict what ANY airlines will do, especially those in foreign country’s.

A special shout-out to Michele (CEO), whose guidance and council in advance of our trip prepared us for this possibility, and made it possible for me to be able to keep my cool and not end up in some foreign jail for making a scene. Our trip was still a magical experience, and one made possible by our Fold-and-Go chair. Thanks again for the great product, and support.”

Robert ~ Washington, USA

“During the first 10 months of ownership of an HD blue FOLD & GO wheelchair, it flew between 30 and 40 domestic and international flights. On three occasions, we needed to remove the batteries and hand carry them into the cabin. The pilots make the rules for their flights and don’t care what others had done in the past. To anticipate this situation, we carry a long, narrow bag that holds 2 FOLD & GO batteries with our cover travel bag for the wheel chair.

In late May returning from a wedding in Winnipeg, Delta Airlines trashed our travel cover bag and bent the wheelchair frame. The 16 inch tear in the bag was obvious when Delta baggage handlers presented it to me at the Minneapolis gate. We filled our Delta’s damage claim at our home airport and sent all of this info via FOLD & GO’s accident form (available on the FOLD & GO website) on my wife’s iPhone to FOLD & GO. By the time we drove home from the airport, we had an e-mail from FOLD & GO which was followed up the next morning with a phone call.

FOLD & GO advised us that the Delta wheelchair damage claim is public record and we would hear from outside vendors (ambulance chasers). On FOLD & GO’s recommendation, we allowed FOLD & GO to deal with Delta Airlines, and not someone that Delta wanted us to communicate with. We sent the Delta claim number and pictures of the damaged chair and bag to FOLD & GO. They sent us a return shipping label to send the chair to the Texas factory. FOLD & GO did all of the communication with Delta. In a short time we were cleared to receive a new bag and HD FOLD & GO wheelchair.

It should be noted that I had originally ordered a dark green HD chair, but that color was not available for over a month, so I settled for a beautiful blue one. With the new chair, I was told that green was available and it was an easy choice for me as a Green Bay Packer cheesehead. I have my Green Bay decals on the chair and I am ready to fly to our next European cruise this fall- and football season. Go Pack!!”

Sarah ~ North Carolina, USA

“I have a FOLD & GO heavy duty wheelchair which I purchased just a few months ago. I love it! It’s become my primary wheelchair, more comfortable than I had imagined it could be!

I’m personally really glad that your logo isn’t splashed all over my wheelchair. I want the world to see me, Sarah, not a logo. I’m proud of my chair and enjoy telling others about it, but I don’t want it to always be the center of every conversation!

Lastly, I have a very steep driveway and I’ve never owned a wheelchair – until now – that could conquer it! But my F&G Wheelchair doesn’t even complain! We live in a hilly neighborhood and I’ve been able to enjoy the outdoors with my wheelchair whereas before I had to just stay inside or, at best, in the less-steep part of my yard.

I enjoy walking the mall on my legs for exercise (very slow exercise) and then being able to sit in my FOLD & GO when my body says I’m done but my mind isn’t ready to go home and rest in my hospital bed yet! I can also drive my FOLD & GO fast enough to keep up with my adopted brothers and sister and friends instead of being that person nobody wants to walk with because I’m just too impossibly slow.

I have more freedom now. My caregiver, who was initially hesitant about the idea of lifting a heavier chair (before I used a TiLite, but my shoulders were too worn out to push myself so I was still dependent). Once she realized that she could lift my chair and then I could move independently as well as carry everyone’s purses, my new wheelchair became much more popular! Lol!”

Cody ~ Texas, USA

“Cody in his FOLD & GO, getting it done!”

Diana ~ Utah, USA

“First of all,  this wheelchair ROCKS! My adult daughter walked alongside me more than 22,000 steps a few days in a row, charging it fully each night,  and the batteries consistently never went below the halfway mark. I am so impressed! I will be spending some time sharing an in-depth review of all of the things I LOVE about this chair very soon.”

Cheryl ~ Ohio, USA

“I’ve had my chair for a couple months now and I can’t describe my uplifted spirit at being independent again. I have issues with my back and hips, and a walker or a traditional wheelchair just would not satisfy the lifestyle I wanted for myself in spite of my limitations.

I no longer wish I could to a particular store, other establishment, or event, because they don’t have handicapped carts and/or amenities for handicapped persons, or because I can’t find anyone that can take me when and where I want to go. I no longer have down days and pity parties because I have regained my independence.

I purchased the heavy duty model which was more appropriate for me. It’s 55 pounds and I have an Equinox, into which it fits perfectly. Though I cannot stand or walk without assistance, (cane, walker), I can drive because I have normal use of my right leg and foot. I keep my chair in the rear of the SUV, and have found a way to conveniently load and unload it without any strain or stress. I have rejoined a gym and go there for water aerobics.

I live in Akron, Ohio and everywhere I go people are amazed at the design and compactness of my chair, and stop me to ask questions about its maneuverability. Recently I had an appointment at the pain management department of one of our local hospitals and the person working valet and the nurses in the office said FOLD & GO should send a company representative to the pain management department of the hospital because there are lots of patients who would be interested in buying one.

Before I purchased my chair, I had done extensive research on these type of chairs and carefully noted every detail of every part of the specifications. I liked the fact that the company was woman owned and the chairs were designed by handicapped persons. I am happy that I made a choice in their favor, feel blessed with my newfound freedom after six years of being basically home bound, and applaud FOLD & GO and its owners for a truly life-changing product that is amazing! I would like to see an area on the website for customer input or suggestions on the chair design & its resources. I haven’t thought about having a picture taken in my chair, so I have nothing to post, but would like to add one later if possible.”

Cheryl ~ Minnesota, USA

“Just wanted to give you all an update.  I have been lucky enough to travel by car and plane several time since I received my FOLD & GO wheelchair.  It is so refreshing to get out and about again without worrying about walking and pain.  I do have to say if I’ve talked to one person, there have been 20 others who’ve asked me about my chair and where did I get it.  I wish I had those referral cards from the get-go.  I rave about the chair and all it has allowed me to do in the past 3 years.

Thank you again, all the workers at FOLD & GO!!!!  I don’t even want to think about where I would (or wouldn’t) be without your hard work and ingenuity.  Bless you all!!”

William ~ New York, USA

“I’ve just returned from a 5-week trip including 18 day cruise from NYC to LA via the Panama Canal, then visiting friends in LA, KC and New Orleans. I traveled via train, ship, taxi cab, and airline and had no problems at all. The wheelchair opened up lots of opportunities to see sights, hear music and eat at great restaurants, and met new and old friends.

What a great investment this wheelchair has been. The battery held up well and no mechanical issues. I even carried 3 carry-on bags AND towed my large suitcase using Clips. Only one airline rep questioned the battery but after a couple of phone calls she was told to let me proceed. Many folks were very impressed with the folding up, light weight and mobility. I even got a couple of cheers from airline folks who saw me quickly unfold the chair, load my gear and drive off in just a couple of minutes.

Thanks FOLD & GO for a great product and opening up my life to be experiences.”

Terry ~ New Jersey, USA

“I just want to say Thank You for all the help I received from Christie. Christie made purchasing my Fold and Go wheelchair an easy and actually pleasant experience.

When I spoke to Christie, I told her how I loved doing business with Fold and Go Wheelchairs knowing that all the employees are actual users of the wheelchairs made by this company. I know that any questions I may have about my new wheelchair will be answered by someone who actually knows the product since they themselves are using it. This, as you well know, is a big plus in purchasing this wheelchair.

I truly look forward to having my independence back again and no longer feeling like a prisoner in my own home anymore. Thanks for this great and innovative product. Keep up the great work you are doing to help the rest of us gain back our independence.

Sincerely & God Bless”

Cheri ~ Florida, USA

“I absolutely LOVE my FOLD & GO wheelchair, I’ve had Multiple Sclerosis since 2000. I have a custom made manual chair for when I want to get exercise in my upper body. I recently decided that I needed more tools in my toolbox in order to have a more fulfilled life as a person with a disability.

I did a lot of research online before deciding the FOLD & GO chair was the perfect chair to meet all of my needs. I never take a purchase like this one lightly. After reading and watching all the videos about this chair I decided to call and ask lots of questions. Merrill was kind enough to answer all of my questions. She spent over an hour on the phone with me. She even gave me valuable tips and pointers about traveling with my chair and walking my dog.

I was so impressed with all of the features of the chair. The fact that it is owned and operated by real people with disabilities was a huge plus in my book. The customer service was top notch. Ordering and receiving my chair was so easy. It came fully assembled and fully charged. I purchased the Heavy Duty chair.

It is amazing how it flies over grass, small road debris and inclines. This is a solid, well made tool that will keep a smile on my face for years to come. Thank you FOLD & GO”

Richard ~ Illinois, USA

“I wanted to let you know that I took my first trip in ten years (my first airplane since I became disabled) from Chicago to Seattle and I used my FOLD & GO at the airports in both Chicago and Seattle. The air trip went great. I took United Airlines and I used gate loading as you described in your video for the power chair and the travel bag. The airline handled the chair easily (on the trip to Seattle, they took the whole chair minus the controller).  The best part of the power chair was being able to travel within the airport terminals. We (my wife and I) had to spend hours at the airports and if I hadn’t been able to travel in the terminal, I wouldn’t have been able to go to the restroom or to the various food places in the terminals and it would have been an unpleasant experience.

So now Carole and I are planning on future journeys with FOLD & GO. It sure beats being a shut-in!”

Michael ~ Texas, USA

“Just got this for wife whose has been paralyzed for last 14 years on right side. Its become very hard for her to leave the house. This changes her life.

It looks to be quite robust. I am old oilfield mechanic and understand the structure and sealed brushless drive motors. The frame is solid, its non magnetic so that means stainless and no rusting, welds look good and the ease of folding it up is just so fast and simple.

Trying to figure out how to install a GPS tracker device as we will be taking this to Northern Thailand. I don’t need this stolen….The buying experience was seamless and I ordered on Monday and arrived on Thursday, of the same WEEK! These are just good folks to deal with. This is a chair designed by people who use them. That is very apparent in the product. I expect we will get years of use from this. Now just to get her in it and comfortable with the joystick and the top speed is faster than I can walk….”

The Slaydens ~ Texas, USA

“My wife owns a heavy duty turquoise FOLD & GO chair & recently we went to Washington DC for our 25th wedding anniversary. You will see pictures of my wife Babs in her chair at several monuments like The Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Memorial. We also visited the Arlngton Cemetary on one full charge. She was able to go up & down the cemetary hills to see the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Kennedys burial sight, the Women’s Veteran Memorial, & the Iwo Jima Memorial, then back to the Metro to get back to the hotel. One picture of Babs in front of The Castle of the Smithsonian Institute with some of it’s beautiful garden.

We rode the Metro, which is the subway & bus line, to get around town. We only had trouble with the chair one time. One of the subway stops had too large of a gap to cross to get in the rail car & she got stopped. We got separated then, but she caught the next train that came through & we were reunited.

One day was an adventure. It rain all day some times pretty heavy & her chair worked like a champ. The problem we had was it was the 3rd of June & being from Texas we weren’t prepared for the temperature to only go to 58 degrees as a high with rain & wind. We gave up fighting the weather & went back to the hotel. You know it never fails, we get back to the hotel & the Sun comes out & it warms up. Well, at least we had a good dinner that night.

All in all it was a wonderful trip & the wheelchair did magnificently. It went up and down hills with eas & kept right on plugging through the rain with no problem. We are very happy we got the chair when we did.”

Diana ~ Florida, USA

“My FOLD & GO was delivered in mid March and I quickly adapted to the chair. After taking a few practice runs around our senior community, my husband and I took it to the nearby Bok Tower Gardens and I drove it on paved, gravel, mulch and boardwalk pathways! The chair could handle all with ease.

Our next venture was EPCOT at Walt Disney World and I was pleased that I could maneuver even the sharp turns in the ride lines. Not only did I appreciate the freedom, but my husband’s back was no longer strained by pushing me in my manual wheelchair.

Within ten days we went on our first overnight trip to Charleston, SC to view the azaleas and other spring blooms. We toured plantations that were not handicap adapted, but the FOLD & GO tackled all obstacles including grassy slopes when no ramps were available.

As the company advertises, we both feel we are free to go anywhere and not have to worry about my walking limitations. The chair holds a charge for a long time – two days of touring plantations before a charge was needed. We both love and recommend FOLD & GO WHEELCHAIRS®!”

Ray ~ Florida, USA

“I wanted a wheelchair that was quality built and that could carry my high weight of 340-pounds.

I also wanted easy access to repair if needed in the future. This is the only company that matched my needs.

I was surprised that the CEO and her employees all used wheelchairs and help design this wheelchair from their experiences using a wheelchair.

The batteries do not have to be removed for airline travel and are actually designed to be part of the wheelchair structure. Instead of my scooter 25-pound gel batteries, they designed the two wheelchair 2-3-pound Lithium-Ion batteries.

The wheelchair quality is remarkable with all of the well-planned features strong welding and strong all-steel alloy tubular design. I can stand on the foot rest it is so strong.

It actually folds to only 13-inches for storage and only weighs 55-pounds.

They just designed so many features that I didn’t any think about that made this wheelchair so appealing to me.

The company has information that will help you check with your insurance to see if it will be covered with a physician prescription.

In Atlanta, some sidewalk ramps having a 2-inch or more drop because of new repavement construction of the road and the failure to smooth out the pavement up to the ramp. Next time I might drive up backward since the rear wheels are larger at 12 inches and have the motors attached. I just didn’t like the idea of going backward on a crowded and busy city. I was really struggling with the joystick not being used to that situation.

The wheelchair has two rear motors attached to the two rear wheels. I found it interesting when rolling up a sidewalk ramp that was set at another angle to the sidewalk itself. My two front 7″ wheels were fighting with my joystick to keep me going straight ahead. I had to turn my joystick toward the direction of the tilted sidewalk. You had to be there.

Honestly, I didn’t really need any instructions to use a wheelchair, because I had been reading their websites Frequently Asked Questions and all of their Videos online over the years. So by the time that I had planned my June 2019 Disney Retirement Vacation, I was ready to use it instead of my over a decade old Pride Mobility REVO 3-wheel Mobility Scooter.”

Janet ~ North Dakota, USA

“My son in law recently bought me a hot pink FOLD & GO and it has been the best gift I have received. I previously had a Hoverround which was very hard to get from place to place and also very hard to learn how to maneuver with the fold and go it was very easy to learn r I can get almost anyone to help me get in and out of the car with no problem since there is a huge weight difference. I was able to take it on a cruise to the Bahamas and the Virgin Islands and it was wonderful. Thank you”

Rick ~ Ohio, USA

“My wife’s FOLD & GO Electric Wheelchair is a life saver and life changer. We have used manual wheelchairs and electric scooters in the past. The FOLD & GO chair outperforms both. I’m a 69 year old skinny guy, but am still able to maneuver and lift the heavy duty model. Even though the unit is able to handle a large person, travel through fields, and up hills, it easily folds up into a compact unit for easy handling and storage. We are a fan!”

Patricia ~ Missouri, USA

“I’m going to keep this short, but my oh my!! My neurological disorder, CMT, hit hard and began progressing in 2010. I was slowly reduced from a snails gait without assistance, to requiring a cane for balance, then finally had to resign to a “transport” chair and dependant on someone to take me everywhere. After 8 years of this, the Good Lord made it possible for me to purchase an electric wheelchair. The decision wasn’t easy because there are so many out there to choose from, but after several months of research and prayer, I found the FOLD & GO wheelchair online. I read every article, every review, and watch every video available. After seeing Michele’s testimony (Michele is the owner and CEO) I was convinced this company had the disabled person in mind when building their chairs. They are not only well built using tubular steel (not aluminum), but they are water-proof and will climb a 25-degree incline not an 8 to 12 degree like all other chairs. Not to mention, all the colors they offer just made them irresistible!

I ordered the HD GREEN. It arrived 2 days ago and it took no more than a minute to master turning, parking, backing up, and squeezing in and out of tight places… I’m like a kid with legs again! I encourage anyone who needs a solidly built wheelchair whose electronic joystick or motor will not be ruined by a rainy day to invest in a FOLD & GO. My life has been changed. I can choose to go where I CHOOSE to go within the store, at a park, the zoo, etc. and not be dependent on the choice the one pushing me makes.

Thank you, Michele, for putting your heart, soul, mind, and research into finding the best wheelchairs for those who cannot walk of their own accord. I introduced my sister (with the same genetic disability as I) to the FOLD & GO a few weeks ago and now she has ordered one! She chose turquoise. I wish we could ride together but she’s in Portland and I am in Missouri. I’m going to finish out my years enjoying life again! THANK YOU!! And God bless and prosper your business.”

Robert ~ Washington, USA

“When I started looking at the internet for an electric wheelchair, one web site piqued my interest- it talked about WEATHERPROOF electric wheelchairs; the only one that did- it was FOLD & GO.

I received my beautiful blue HD FOLD & GO wheelchair about a month ago. Wow! And so easy to learn to drive. My wife and I are dog show judges and two weeks ago, I took my new wheelchair on its maiden airline flight- actually four legs to judge dog shows. Sunday late morning into the afternoon could be characterized as “frog choking” rain. A small pop-up tented protected the dog show ribbons and judges table from the down pour. Unfortunately, my wheelchair was at the edge of the tenting and rain pelted the chair and water ran off the tent onto it.

When dog judging was done, my judging ring had over an inch of standing water in places and my wheel chair was soaked. I maneuvered my chair to some protection and removed the seat cushion from the case and the back cushion to air dry both. It worked perfectly and is truly WEATHERPROOF!”

Ray ~ Orlando, USA

“I had the most wonderful experience with FOLD & GO Wheelchairs. I rented a purple heavy-duty wheelchair for vacation at Walt Disney World. I filled out the form on their website. When I arrived at Disney’s Pop Century Resort, I had already received a text for the time frame they were to meet me. I was given complete instructions and all of my questions were answered. I enjoyed learning how to use the joystick since I have only used my own scooter for over a decade. I ended up only having to use the lowest speed level as walking speed for all those around me.

I weigh 340 lbs and I did not have any problems going up any hills like at the Animal Kingdom Park. And I never had to recharge the batteries until I returned to my resort room after using it all day. The battery level always stayed in the green and rarely reached the yellow and never reached the red LED lights.

This wonderfully made wheelchair worked and lasted far better than any scooter that I have used. And the price was far more reasonable than any other company that I have ever used or looked at. I am saving my pennies because I am going buy one of these Fold and Go heavy-duty Wheelchairs. They owned and sold and build by wheelchair users. And they are made in America so I don’t have to worry about repairs or parts. Those mobility companies are made in China and sold in America by suits. I have had a terrible time trying to repair my own scooter because of this. I can’t tell you how excited I am. What a wonderful company and staff to communicate with. Sincerely, Ray”

Judy ~ Atlanta, USA

“My chair just arrived and I only ordered it a week ago! I will have to add a testimonial about FREEDOM soon! But I am so excited because I have been shopping power chairs and scooters off and on for over 5 years. I am taking a trip to Alaska this summer and am no longer apprehensive about how I am going to get around. My right leg is paralyzed and I can use a walker to navigate, but that is a slow process! Too slow for a trip like this!

I would like to thank Christy in Austin, Texas for talking to me last week for an hour and a half. She could answer any question I had about the chair. Christy also travels with her chair quite a bit and addressed all my questions about air travel with the chair.

When I told My UPS delivery man what was in the box, he wondered why he could carry the box in! So we unpacked it while he was here so he could see it, and he was amazed. He and his family are going to buy one for his grandmother! Look out Fold & Go, I have a big mouth and you are going to have a lot of advertising being done on your behalf. Keep the production line going!

Thanks again to Christy (apologies if I am misspelling her name) and the entire Fold & Go team. I can’t wait to get rolling!”

Edward & Mary ~ California, USA

“Every time we went to Walmart I would leave my husband at the front waiting for a cart to ride. Most times it was a 25 to 35 minute wait. The last time like always I did my shopping and 2 hours later he was still waiting. I cried that day because I assumed he was shopping and I found him at the front of Walmart looking just so sad. That was the last straw. When we got home I went on a search on the internet. I found that we could rent him a fold & Go, very reasonable price and what an answer to prayers.

To make a long story short. We received the wheel chair, then the first chance we got we went back to Walmart and by the way it fits perfectly in our little Honda CRV.

I proceeded to lock the car up, and when I turned around he was gone, All I could see was his purple beanie hat driving his viking purple wheelchair like he was in a race to get inside and show off to all his friends that worked there. Now Instead of me waiting for him he waits for me.

He had so much fun that day going up and down the isles and around the store. He was waving at everybody and being silly, he no longer is home bound, and he now feels very independent maybe more than he should. It is so good to see the change in him. He is ready and willing to go anywhere now. Thank you Fold & Go”


**UPDATED** This is our 2nd review but we wanted to give a Big Shout out! to ‘Fold and Go’ Company. About 4 months of making monthly rental payments I received a phone call from them saying they knew how much my husband Eddie wanted a purple wheelchair.

They wanted to surprise him with another one only this would be purple.

All we had to do when we had the chance was to ship the first one back in exchange for the purple one. There were no extra charges for shipping or exchanging.

The only condition they gave me was not to tell him and believe me that was the hardest thing I ever had to do by keeping my mouth shut…I was so excited for him and could hardly wait for it’s arrival.

By the time it did Eddie was very suspicious of why I was acting suspicious and why there was a UPS truck pulling in the upper driveway.

He hardly can walk some days but it did not stop him from walking up the driveway that day with his two canes holding one in each hand to balance himself.

I found out later he was afraid to ride his wheelchair up because in his mind he thought he had to return it.

I wished I could of captured his smile and reaction on camera when he first saw his purple wheelchair.

Fold and Go not only surprised him with his new wheelchair they went out of their way even more to get him Minnesota Vikings decals. One on each side of the chair.

A very big thank you to Julie and your wonderful crew. We hope to pay it forward someday.

Albert ~ California, USA

“I am glad to report that when I received my heavy duty FOLD & GO, I seat-belted it into a small area in the back of my already over-packed SUV and drove from Los Angeles, California to Portland, Maine and back again. I can now make a statement, based upon a 5 ½ week nationwide experience, how I feel about my FOLD & GO chair. I would not have been able to explore a good number of places my wife and I, and our dog Roxy, visited across America in our over-packed SUV without this wonderful chair, and I thank you all for making this BIG/LITTLE chair.

The first time I used it was in at Niagra Falls, Canada. I went down a half-mile hill of sidewalk along the river to the point the water goes over the edge and then back up the hill again. I would never have attempted that with my forearm crutches.

Next we visited John Brown’s Farm in Lake Placid, N.Y. That was the first time I actually drove it off of smooth lawns and found that it worked like a little tractor going up the uneven dirt path behind the John Brown’s barn. I was really impressed with the power I had in the joystick. That is me out by the barn and in front of the farmhouse. Then after folding it again and I was still able to fit it in the back of our SUV, which was getting smaller and smaller with every stop at stores and shops along the way.

After traveling through New York I was following the path of our Minutemen along the “Battle Road Trail,” near the “Minuteman Visitor Center,” between Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts. I also drove the chair all over the grounds of the “Portland Headlight,” lighthouse in Maine. On the way back home we drove again through New York again and stopped at Letchworth State Park to see the water falls there. The FOLD & GO made it easy for me to walk Roxy along the paths at Letchworth park.

Everywhere I used it people asked me about it. I found it was easier to stand up and show people how it folds than to try to explain how small it folds. When I showed them their jaws fell open, but you already know that, right.”

Dorothy ~ California, USA

“WINTER SNOW NO PROBLEM! I just came back from using my chair up in Denver where it was snowing and the chair worked so great over there, I feared riding on the snow/ice but it handled great, I did have the guy who plowed the snow at the gift shop hang on to my chair as I drove it up and down the ramp of a gift shop that had all snow on it it was fun like the Olympics…I was bobsledding on my chair hee hee. Now I got over the fear of using it in such weather I am so glad for your chair.

I got rave compliments on the chair from my tour guides and airport staff too on how great the chair is. United Airlines even did a great thing, I think maybe the baggage handlers knocked a screw lose while they were loading it under the plane (I didn’t tell them I was missing a nut) but when I got it back upon arrival, I noticed they reversed the screw to the other end.

Now I want to go more places. I am now comfortable traveling and getting used to how to manage with my chair, luggage etc. The air attendants were so impressed with how I maneuvered around the airport and how I was so organized with my luggage system of getting off the plane etc too.

Thanks again for the wonderful product I always feel appreciation after every trip I come back from that I have enjoyed more thanks to having the chair.”

Vernon ~ Arizona, USA

“Vernon has been praying for a chair for 6 months. He was adopted 7 months ago from China. He was using a chair that was too big and that his brothers had to push him around in. He was THRILLED that God answered his prayer. The family has adopted 11 children, 4 have special needs. The family would never have been able to have room in their van for a big power chair. God used you in a mighty way! Thanks for your chair!!”

Randy ~ Maine, USA

“I got the heavy duty green chair and I love love love it! I was finally able to go out with my family to the Big E. I have not done that in years. Other people in wheel chairs got stuck (fortunately abled people helped them) then they thought I would also get stuck but, I didn’t!! I was able to go everywhere my family wanted without issue. This chair is worth every penny!!!”

Kathleen ~ Florida, USA

“HI, I have owned a Fold & Go for about 1 1/2 years now and what a life saver it has been to keep me active with my family and grandchild. I love to travel and had basically backed out of doing anything but small cruises – because I knew I could do it or it would be so difficult for my family members to push me around. Once I purchased the Fold & Go – I TRULY feel free! I have gone everywhere and you can’t stop me now.

I would like especially Thank Michele Klein, CEO for her advocacy. Recently on a trip of a LIFETIME and the airlines destroyed my chair on one of my flights. I was heartbroken. The airlines then tried to hire a third party dealer to repair my chair. That dealer was trying to replace my chair with a knockoff. Michele advocated to the airlines on my behal,f to make sure they did not give me a cheap knockoff as a replacement chair. Then FOLD & GO personally delivered a brand new chair to me today!”

Joyce ~ Colorado, USA

“Oh my gosh! Just got my new HD hot pink super dooper cool wheelchair!!!!!!!!! It is not only beautiful and bright and happy and makes me smile when I see it, works real nice too!!!

Just wanted to say thanks for putting the armrest extensions on and packing it so nicely and getting it here quickly. Thank you. I’m sure once I’m out and about people will be asking me about my cool chair! I need the make a contact in my phone so I can share your information easily!”

Ray ~ Utah, USA

“I was treated for cancer nearly 9 years ago. No cancer now but complications from radiation and chemotherapy and a heart attack have left me mostly sitting at home. Today, I went with my grandchildren to a local natural history museum. It is the first time I have done something like that in years. My chair is my get out of jail card. I am very pleased with the chair and even more pleased with the new found mobility I now have.”

Jeffrey ~ Illinois, USA

“I’m so very happy with it. Used it for 5 hours on Saturday at the zoo. Fits so nicely in the trunk of my little Scion car. Great chair and very sturdy. 👌😎”

George ~ Washington, USA

“Absolutely love this wheelchair. It allows me to enjoy going to places where there’s usually a lot of walking or standing which are very strenuous for me. I’ve named mine “Bumblebee” as it transforms easily. I’ve also added my own modifications like LED headlights along the foot rest rim, LED taillights on the rear, an additional switch on the joystick controller for the LED lights, and perfect cup holder at the end of the non-joystick side arm rest. I’ve already planning on adding USB phone charger and more decorative LED lights. This will be a totally pimped out electric wheelchair!”

Amy ~ Wisconsin, USA

“I get stopped all the time by people wanting to know what kind of chair this is and where they can get one! Everyone is impressed with the size and how easy it is to fold down and pack into a car or onto a plane. I’ve only had it for about 5 months and it has served me well.

I do wish I would have gone with the heavy duty model for a few reasons and am seriously considering selling this one in order to upgrade to the heavy duty model.

All in all I’d recommend the chair, but if finances allow and you’ll be spending any considerable amount of time in the chair, go ahead and get the larger one, I don’t think you’ll regret it.”

Francis ~ New York, USA

“My custom colored chair turned out WAY BETTER than I imagined. I told them i wanted it lime green, like ‘Kermit the Frog’, and look at it. I get stopped every where I go, because no one else I know has a Kermit chair. Now we can ride in the water and sit in puddles just like Kermit. What an amazing chair and fits my style 100%.”

Seahawks Rule ~ Seattle, WA USA

“Our season tickets for the Seattle Seahawks are now complete with the addition of this wheelchair to our family. The other fans in our section love the new ride. Thanks for making this custom chair just for us!”

Michelle F. ~ Georgia, USA

“I have The Heavy Duty ” Blue Steel “. I absolutely LOVE IT. I was going to name it ” Dory “‎. My friends have called me Batman for years.

I have Cerebral palsy, fierce determination, and fantastic gadgets to support my superhero status.

Soooooooo……Hey, where can I get a light bulb to put in my headlight to shine the bat signal?? Does anyone know?”

KJ-52 ~ Orange County, CA USA

“I have a confession…I’m addicted to Mountain Dew! My family surprised me with this chair and it is the exact same color as my Mountain Dew bottle. Now all I need is a Dew sticker on the side. This is the difference, when you buy from a company that makes the chairs and actually uses the chairs too. Electric wheelchairs built for all types of weather and my own color too. Love that Dew Chair!!”

Elaine H. ~ Washington, USA

“My world just got a little bigger! With these new shiny wheels, Now, I can keep up with many adventures that require walking without needing someone to push me. It also collapses for transport and travel. And, with five speeds, I might actually race someone again. Look out, Tom :)”

Tina W. ~ Seattle, Washington, USA

“This is Terri, my wife Tina is still recovering from her surgery; I am VERY pleased to say it was a success and Tina is on her way to a much better and active way of life!! Our amazing Orthopedic Physician/Surgeon, told us that Tina’s tumor was one of the ugliest tumor’s he had seen in his career!  On top of the known growths, she had developed 3 additional “hooks” off of the original growth. One had punctured and was growing into her bursa, one was “playing the violin” with her sciatica, and the 3rd growing into and destroying muscle tissue. All was successfully removed and sent off for further testing.  We will soon be able begin working on her new treatment and recovery plan.

Tina was able to use her amazing chair for just one day prior to her surgery as well as the day she was released. Our son cannot wait for her to come home tomorrow so that she can “zoom around and race him”! Your chair has already given Tina more confidence, more courage, and more purpose. I hope you guys don’t mind, but we have been sharing your story and your product with our friends and family.”

Taylor T. ~ Salmon Arm, British Columbia

“What a brilliant design! It works great to keep in the back of the car for when we have a lot of walking to do. No need to buy a hitch for the car and a trailer to haul this electric wheelchair. It’s only 46 LBS so it travels anywhere. Battery lasts a long time for running errands or even going to an amusement park. This electric wheelchair gives us more freedom to go where ever we want. I’m very happy with my purchase.”

Cindy ~ Oklahoma, USA

“You have been a life saver, unusual circumstances happened they day I received my chair, hot water tank busted, the next day rained and had to do errands to fix flood damage. I was also worried about my family hurting themselves even though the chair only weighed 55 lbs. My son looked at me and said “Mom I don’t ever want you to be afraid to use your chair.”….

That was freedom…. I haven’t had that in so long, we moved into the hotel 2 days later and it is what has made it possible for me to go get breakfast each morning, go on errands with family, go to supply store to purchase things to fix house.

My hubby was leary as to the odd shape and weight when loading but after the first time he was so happy. And the smile he saw on my face when I could crank it up to level 5, he told me it was worth every penny.

Thank you for giving my life back, I had just became used to living in my Lift medical chair and not going outside, but I have been looking forward to when I can leave my home. It is more than you ever know, the thanks I give to you is immense.”

Dee Anne E. ~ Oregon, USA

“This is an amazing travel chair! I had a friend visit and while my home and historic little town aren’t truly accessible, this chair made all the difference! We even went to Crater Lake and were able to tour all around. The chair performed great on gravel, blacktop, dirt and every environment we landed on! This chair, for such a small investment, makes travel fun for all!”

Vince F. ~ Chicago, Illinois, USA

“We picked one of these up for my grandmother. It’s great. It’s light, easy to unfold and even easier for her to use. Now it’s so much simpler for her to go anywhere with any of us at anytime. Just toss it in the trunk and she’s out and about. It fits in everyone’s car too, so no need to get a van or truck to bring the big chair anymore. She’s ecstatic and loving it. Plus it’s chrome, so it looks cool.”

Mohammed. ~ Saudi Arabia

“The chair arrived today at the Saudi Arabi airport and we picked it up from the airport and we love it!”

Kateri C. ~ California, USA

“This chair is greatly convenient. With it folded it fits perfectly into the back of my Prius, and not the bigger car either, just the standard size. Once it is unfolded it’s simply ready to go. Makes really nice, tight turns. The variable speeds are great for navigating when there are a lot of people around so I can adjust to keep up with the flow of foot traffic. Of course I love the different colors so I can get a color that matches my personality. The bag underneath the seat is the perfect storage area for the chairs’ charger cord and there is still plenty of room for a jacket, purse, or whatever extra stuff I need to take with me. All around it’s a great electric chair. It’s not big and bulky yet still has great power and maneuverability. I think I may need to get another one so I can match chair color to my outfits!”

Sharon J. ~ Amityville, NY, USA

“I have limited mobility. This powerchair is the best way to get around and see the world. Disney World, and cruises here I come!!”

Angelica H. ~ Ithaca, NY, USA

“Great wheelchair, well thought out. we love that it can just go in the car, I can go and travel again or go to the mall, etc. excellent customer service so far. all that it promises to be.”

Janice E. ~ Arizona, USA

“Very friendly and personal company. Chair is perfect to take anywhere. Light and easy for the caretaker to take in and out of the vehicle. Battery life is amazing. Had a few issues that were immediately handled by the company. Highly recommended.”

Aimee W. ~ Arizona, USA

“I love this Chair! As a person that is overweight, I have lower back issues that make it difficult to do a lot of walking. With a 7-year-old daughter, I found that my back issues were keeping me from doing some of the activities my daughter wanted to do. So everywhere we went, that required a lot of walking, I would end up having to rent a wheelchair. Getting tired of paying so much to rent wheelchairs, I decided to spend the money for my own wheelchair. After looking at several different wheelchairs, I realized that I wanted a wheelchair that we could put in our car, that didn’t take up a lot of room. I also wanted a wheelchair that looked cool considering I am in my early 40’s. Now, I am able to take my daughter to the Zoo, and just recently we went to Disneyland and we had a blast! I couldn’t believe how many complements I got on my new wheelchair.”

Elena. ~ Nebraska, USA

“My aunt has this chair and she just loves it! It’s pretty light and compact and fits in pretty much any car or trunk. She has been much more mobile since she got this chair: she’s able to go to the store more often, to the family outings, parks, birthday parties. She was even able to go see her niece’s softball game! Our family appreciates this chair very much as it made aunt Lisa’s life so much better and we get to enjoy her more. I’m not a specialist, but it seems like it’s easy for her to control. I also like that it comes with different color choices. It’s a great investment and I highly recommend it.”