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The Nickel Ride is an innovative transportation Eco-Friendly service changing the way visitors and community members experience your city. Oh yeah, and it’s free.

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Who We Are

The Nickel Ride is an innovative and eco-friendly transportation service that connects your community with local commerce. We elevate local brands and generate market awareness by providing unique and free transportation experiences to visitors and residents alike. The Nickel Ride vehicles are tastefully decorated with local business-branded messages, both inside and out. Inside, there is space for branding and giveaways for spreading your message to captive targeted audiences. Outside, it’s like having a mobile advertisement driving throughout the heart of your downtown community.

How We Work

The Nickel Ride is proudly staffed by your community. Our friendly brand ambassadors are all knowledgeable members from the local community. These ambassadors bring authenticity to the riders’ experience as they narrate local history along with messages from community businesses in the form of giveaways and special offers. The Nickel Ride is quickly becoming a must-have attraction for communities everywhere and the fun free rides we offer are a welcomed service to visitors and community members looking for a safe and easy way to get around.

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Grow Your Business

Traditional marketing and advertising just isn’t enough with today’s consumers, they want experiences. By partnering with The Nickel Ride, you can elevate your brand awareness and drive more traffic to your business. The Nickel Ride is more than a free, local taxi service, it’s an opportunity to deepen the connection between visitors and your brand. Our goal is to reinforce your business and brand’s existence within your community to ensure that you receive the level of ROI you deserve from today’s necessary marketing and advertising efforts.

Nickelytics Dashboard

We’re taking your marketing and advertising ROI to the next level. With the Nickelytics Dashboard at your disposal, you’ll gain valuable insights in who’s visiting your establishment and when, what’s driving traffic to your location and why, and you’ll have the ability to push targeted promotions via The Nickel Ride app to attract more visitors to your business. The power to grow your business will be back in your hands again.

The Nickel Ride Routes

The Nickel Ride is rapidly growing in popularity. Our existing locations are already experiencing the benefits from having this innovative approach to growing local and community businesses. Are you ready to become our next partner and enhance your community’s well-being?

  • Fort Myers, Florida
  • Cape Coral, Florida
  • Punta Gorda, Florida
  • St. Petersburg, Florida

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Where It All Began

Downtown Fort Myers, also known as the River District, forms the core of a city that stretches for miles south along the Caloosahatchee River. Fort Myers is popular for its beaches, fishing, shopping, and the opportunity to learn about two of the nation’s most famed inventors and business leaders. Treat yourselves to endless family-friendly attractions, restaurants, and resorts in Fort Myers. There’s also a range of shopping featuring high-end outlets, antiques, boutiques and outdoor malls.

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Thursday: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday - Saturday: 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sunday: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Living the Dream In Southwest Florida

Cape Coral is a vibrant and friendly community with all the beauty that you expect from Southwest Florida. With more than 400 miles of canals, boating, fishing and water sports, the city is perfect for the easygoing types. Off the water, charming restaurants, shopping, and kid-friendly attractions bring the area’s largest city a little closer to home.

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Thursday: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday - Saturday: 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sunday: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Florida's Harborside Hometown

Punta Gorda boasts wonderful restaurants, marinas, and a pace of life that people from around the world come to enjoy. In addition to its beautifully restored historic district, Punta Gorda offers many natural attractions, waterside shopping, and leisurely strolls along the Harborwalk and at Fishermen's Village on Charlotte Harbor. The city offers businesses a year-round clientele, which is made up of local, domestic and international customers.

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Thursday: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday - Saturday: 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sunday: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Florida's Sunshine City

St. Petersburg, the second-largest city in the Tampa Bay Area, is popular for golfing, boating, fishing, and beachgoing. Downtown St. Pete is the city’s heart, home to great shopping, restaurants, bars, and attractions. Its waterfront parks host the Dali Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts, and Mahaffey Theater. Simply put, just one visit will confirm why it earned the nickname, “Sunshine City.”

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Thursday: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday - Saturday: 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sunday: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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OUR CUSTOMERS

The Nickel Ride Cares About Your Local Community

How Can We Help You?

Need some more information? Don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions you might have. And don’t worry, our responses to your questions, comments or concerns are just as free as our Nickel Rides!