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Accord Card joins forces with Co-Wheels to offer Pay-As-You-Go driving
The Accord Card, Aberdeen City Council's smartcard scheme, has teamed up with Co-wheels to offer an exciting new service to the citizens of Aberdeen Pay-As-You-Go driving.
Pay-As-You-Go driving gives people wheels when they need them without the costs of owning a vehicle.
Special benefits will be applied to Aberdeen residents who use their Accord Card as their Co-Wheels membership card. The Co-wheels joining fee (normally £25) will be waived and they'll receive £20 driving credit to get started.
Council leader Barney Crockett said: "Co-Wheels in Aberdeen has been hugely successful and is one of the UK's fastest growing car clubs with good reason.
"This social enterprise has maintained a high profile, clocking up a number of world, UK, and Scottish firsts for car clubs, including making wheelchair accessible vehicles available to members and including electric vehicles in the fleet.
"Teaming up with the Accord Card, which already offers a wide and varied range of excellent discounts for Aberdeen residents, can only make Co-Wheels even more attractive and I look forward to seeing membership numbers rise further."
Aberdeen residents who don't yet have an Accord Card can visit www.accordaberdeen.co.uk to get their free card and then join Co-Wheels. Being a Co-wheels member gives you convenient access to a car but without the costs of owning a vehicle, including tax and insurance.
Once membership is approved and you have collected your Accord Card you can book cars online or over the phone. Take your Accord Card along when you collect the car and swipe it at the card reader. At the end of your booking just return the car to its allocated parking bay.
People who want to join and already have an Accord Card simply visit www.accordaberdeen.co.uk, enter their Accord Card number and email address and they will be sent details on how to join Co-Wheels and a unique promotion code to receive their free membership and £20 driving credit.
For more information visit www.accordaberdeen.co.uk