Staff and Students of the University of Basel can rent the Velospot bikes or e-bikes in Basel-Stadt free of charge for the first 15 minutes until the end of March 2024.
What is Velospot?
Velospot is a bike and e-bike rental system. There are currently around 250 Velospot stations in Basel where bikes can be rented via Bluetooth, app or using the Swisspass.
Special offer: Free use of Velospot for Uni-members
Members of the University of Basel (all students and employees with a unibas email address) can rent Velospot bikes or e-bikes in Basel-Stadt free of charge for the first 15 minutes until 31st of March 2024.
If you return the bike to a station, and lock it before the first 15 minutes are up, you may start a new rental and enjoy another 15 minutes for free. After 15 minutes, the surcharges per minute of CHF 0.15 for a bike or CHF 0.25 for an e-bike apply. Billing takes place via the app.
Registration for the offer is done by creating an account with your e-mail address (@unibas.ch or @stud.unibas.ch) and entering the partner code: UNIBS2023
From 01.04.2024, the subscription will become inactive and customers will have to choose a new subscription. Registration for the special offer of the University of Basel does not lead to any further obligations or subsequent costs.
How to register for the Special offer
- Download the Velospot app
- Create an account with your Unibas e-mail (@unibas.ch or @stud.unibas.ch)
- Account confirmation takes place with SMS verification code
- Buy a subscription:
- Add PARTNERCODE - UNIBS2023 and
- Select Subscription - Special Offer - Universität Basel Local
- Add credit card as payment method
- Confirm the new subscription by e-mail
- Rent a bike and ride off!
*When you register, CHF 1 will be charged to your credit card and credited to your wallet. The subscription ends automatically on 31.03.2024.