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Beryl: The New Bike Share Concept in Bournemouth

Beryl: The New Bike Share Concept in Bournemouth

As a visitor of Bournemouth, getting around town to see the sights and sounds is essential. Whether you’re planning a visit to the tropical gardens or explore the seven miles of glorious beaches, we have good news as soon you’ll be able to rent one of these bikes using an app on your smart phone.

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Launching in Spring 2019, company ‘Beryl’ plan to introduce an initial fifty bikes to shopping areas, tourist attractions bus and train stations and by the summer there will be up to one-thousand of them across town.

The bikes feature a projected laser light so drivers know you’re there, even if you’re in their blind spot.

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The distinctive emerald bikes have been introduced to London and New York and provide a convenient, flexible and an alternative way of getting around town. You can pay per use or sign up to an annual membership.

Future developments include a proposed introduction of electric bikes for hire and potential expansion of the scheme into Christchurch.

Philip Ellis, Beryl CEO said: “We are really pleased to be working with Bournemouth Borough Council and Poole Borough Council to bring our bike share system to the area. We will be calling on our experience working with world-class bike share schemes, such as those in London and New York, to provide the best service possible in Bournemouth and Poole.”

Whilst your on holiday you will soon have a convenient way of getting around town but what about travelling to and from Bournemouth? If you are arriving by plane, train or taxi we can arrange a transfer to collect you and take you to your holiday home effortlessly. Contact the Holiday Team on 01202 296400 to discuss how we can help.

What’s your thoughts on the new Beryl bike scheme?

Will you be using one? 

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