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ReFLEX Orkney is investing in a car club to provide affordable, low carbon transport and we’ve teamed up with Co-wheels.

Access our fully electric fleet of pay-as-you go hire cars with no monthly charge and £25 of start-up credit for Orkney residents when you sign up with the REFLEX1 code. Book online on the Co-wheels website or by their mobile app 24/7, insurance included.

£5.50/hour or £38.50/day with an additional Orkney-only 25% discount.

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  • The details
    • Pay only for the time you hire. Book a car from as little as 30 minutes up to several days, only paying for the time you hire.
    • Sign up for free. There's a free membership for Orkney residents over 18 who sign up online with code REFLEX1.
    • Easy booking. Book online or through the Co-wheels mobile app, then pick up your car with your smartcard from locations around Orkney. They include locations in Kirkwall and Stromness, both funded by ReFLEX Orkney.
    • Insurance included. Once your Co-wheels membership is set up and licence details added, set off without any paperwork.
    • No keys needed. Hiring a car is a fully-automated process. Receive a smartcard that unlocks and turns the car on once you have booked it.
    • Share a membership. If you live at the same address as an existing Co-wheels member, they can invite you to join their account as an additional driver at no extra cost if you use the REFLEX1 code.
    • Do you live in the outer or inner isles? Check out our Isles residents factsheet for info on accessing ReFLEX Orkney's services where you live.



ReFLEX Co-wheels cars: Kirkwall Pier*; Charles Clouston Building, ORIC, Stromness

Other Orkney Co-wheels cars: Somerville Square, Kirkwall*; Dounby; Holm

The cars have Co-wheels branding on them - and the ReFLEX Orkney funded cars have our branding too - making your hire easy to spot when you collect a car. Find specific information about each location on the Co-wheels website.

*Within walking distance of the Kirkwall ferry terminals, a convenient option for inner and outer isles residents.

Charging the car

Charging the car

  • Plug in for free at the designated Co-wheels ReFLEX charging bays.
  • To charge in a different location, the Charge Your Car card provided in each car gives you access to the charging point and is paid for by Co-wheels. (Fines incurred from overstaying at a charging point will be paid to Co-wheels plus an admin fee.)

  • Directions on how to use ReFLEX car chargers can be found in each car. Public charging posts have easy-to-follow instructions.

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