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Co-wheels is a national car hire scheme, with some vehicles located on certain Oxford Brookes campuses. Their cars are available across the city and can be booked online or over the phone.
Apply online at - www.co-wheels.org.uk/join
You just need to pay a one off fee of £25 (see special offer for student below) and then pay a monthly fee of £5 if you don’t hire a car. This is like a membership fee, except if you make a booking that costs at least £5, you effectively don't pay it!
Car hire starts at £4.50 for an hour, or £31.50 for the day
As an Oxford Brookes student you get free student membership (usually £25) and £10 worth of driving credit. Get your code for free student membership www.co-wheels.org.uk/students
As long as you have held a full driving licence for a minimum of 12 months, and have no more than 6 points on your licence, (0 points if 21 or under), you can join (some other exclusions apply, so if in doubt, give them a call to check).
If you have a non-UK licence you will need to confirm if you are a UK resident or a student, how long you have been living in the UK, and if you have any penalties on your licence. This can be done by supplying a copy of a recent utility bill to Co-wheels.
You will also need to send your licence to the Co-wheels head office in order to complete the required licence checks, to ensure you are covered by our insurance. Send to:
Co-wheels Car Club 3a Sunderland Road Gilesgate Durham DH1 2LH
Alternatively, you can get your licence checked at a local Post Office branch, using the Post Office Document Verification Service. To find out more about this service, please ask at the Post Office. If the Post Office checks your licence, please send the verified documents that they give you to our address.
Unfortunately, at the moment, the online DVLA check system is not compatible with licences issued in Northern Ireland. If you have a Northern Irish licence, please proceed with the above method of getting your licence verified.
All locations are correct as of March 2016.
For more locations visit www.co-wheels.org.uk/locations and type in OX3 0BP for Headington, or your personal postcode into the search box.