Frequent question: How much does it cost to use a Boris bike?

How do I get a free Santander bike?

Simply input the code CFD2020 on the app or at a docking station where you would usually pay for a Santander bike and you will get it for free. You have to take a bank card to complete the transaction. You do still have to use the bikes as normal though, docking them in every 30 minutes.

How long can you use a Boris bike for?

Hire and ride

Hiring a Santander Cycle costs £2 for unlimited journeys up to 30 minutes, within a 24 hour period. For journeys longer than 30 minutes, you pay £2 for each additional 30 minutes.

How much did the Boris bike scheme cost?

For up to an hour it cost £1, 90 minutes cost £4, and 24 hours cost £50. Annual membership these days costs £90 a year. Journeys less than 30 minutes long are still not paid for but it costs £2 for every 30 minutes after that.

What happens if you lose a Santander bike?

If you want to report a lost or stolen key, you MUST phone the Customer Contact Centre on 0343 222 6666 immediately (do NOT use this contact form) to prevent incurring any extra ride charges. Failure to do so will result in liability for extra ride charges should your key be used to hire a cycle.

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Can you leave Santander bikes anywhere?

You must return the cycle within 24 hours or you may be charged. Simply download our Santander Cycles app or go to any docking station terminal with your bank card and touch the screen to get started. There’s no need to book – hire a Santander Cycle, ride it, then return it to any docking station.

Are Santander bikes tracked?

As of January 2020, TfL will be trialling the use of Global Positioning System (GPS) technology on a number of bikes in the Santander Cycles fleet. GPS enabled bikes will be deployed randomly at docking stations across the cycle hire network.

Are Santander bikes heavy?

The bikes are heavy, but hopefully you’ll enjoy it and buy your own bike.