Beryl to offer free rides to and from polling stations tomorrow

Beryl will offer free rides to voters heading to polling stations for the general election tomorrow. 

It currently operates in the City of London, Hereford, Bournemouth and Poole. The promotion will be automatically applied for all Beryl riders on the day. Voters can make use of two rides with a free unlock and ride of up to 30 minutes each on 12th November.

Phil Ellis, Beryl CEO, said: “We absolutely want to champion participation in the democratic process, regardless of who you are voting for. By sponsoring free rides on Thursday, we hope to encourage people to get out there and exercise their right to vote.”

Users with a Minute Bundle will be able to take advantage of the two free rides, with minutes remaining in their accounts unless rides exceed 30 minutes. Standard fees will apply for out of bay parking, so users are encouraged to park in the closest Beryl Bay to their polling stations to ride completely free. All riders will have access to the two sponsored rides regardless of how they choose to use them.

The Beryl App displays the location of the closest bikes and bays. The bikes can be picked up and dropped off in marked ‘Beryl Bays’. Once their ride is complete, users simply close the lock on the bike to complete their ride and make it available for the next person to use.

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