Extra-Ready for University of Reading Students
ReadyBike, Reading’s bike hire scheme, has a special offer for College and Uni students to help them get around Reading quickly and cheaply.
Casual membership for everyone is just £1 per hour. However students can pick up an annual membership to ReadyBike – which has over 200 bikes around town - for a special discounted rate of £35 (rather than standard price of £50).
That's 365 days of transport for little more than the price of a coffee once a month.
With many ReadyBike docking stations across town, with three docks at the University, one outside Reading College, and other docks in the shopping districts and the train station to name a few, it’s a quick, cheap and easy way to travel.
With an annual membership the first half-hour of every journey is free – so you can bike hop on and off as many times as you like. Simple when most trips around town can be made within 30 minutes.
You will need to add £5 of credit to your account, in case you go over the 30 minute free period. You can top up more for £1 an hour via the website or app.
To sign up for the student membership just click on the "Sign Up" box below.
Student Annual Membership - 1 bike Year access fee £35. To qualify for a student membership you must be on an undergraduate or postgraduate course and have an approved .ac.uk email address (see below).
Email addresses with the following suffixes are approved - @reading.ac.uk, @pgr.icmacentre.co.uk, @student.reading.ac.uk, @pgr.reading.ac.uk, @henley.ac.uk, @activatelearning.ac.uk
Tariffs and prices
|Details||Name||Free period of use||Minimal balance||Max. rentals||Contract Length||Price||Sign Up|
|Student Annual Membership - 1 bike||30 min||£1||1 bike||1 year||£40|
|There is no contract for this filter|
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