Sign up to 'Choose How You Move'

01 October 2020

Earn rewards for your active and sustainable travel

'Choose How You Move' is a rewards programme for ditching the car and making more active and sustainable travel choices in Warwick District, to enhance health and wellbeing, improve air quality and support local businesses.

It runs from 1st January 2021 to 8th August 2022 and follows on from a successful pilot in Leamington Spa. During this time residents of Warwick District can download the free BetterPoints app, track sustainable and active journeys to earn BetterPoints, and BetterTickets to win prizes.

BetterPoints can then be redeemed for a whole host of retail vouchers or donated to charities.

How do I take part?

Click below to download the BetterPoints app.

 

Watch a short video here to get you started or follow these instructions:

  1. Download the BetterPoints app from the App Store or Google Play store.
  2. Tap "Sign up" in the app, and fill out the registration form.
  3. There will be a welcome message in your timeline in the app inviting you to join the challenges available to you including 'Choose How You Move Warwick District'.
  4. Complete the baseline survey from the message in your timeline to unlock your activity rewards. 
  5. Tap the Play ▶ button in the top right corner of the app to track your activities via Automatic (always on) or Manual Tracking (when you want to track a specific activity).
  6. Start earning BetterPoints and BetterTickets!

If you're not sure if you can ditch the car try then check out the Choose How You Move journey planner to see how easy it can be to get active, and feel fitter and happier!

What rewards can you earn?

Baseline Survey 

Kick off your rewards and earn 250 BetterPoints for answering some short questions about your activity levels and travel habits.

Once you've taken the survey these are the rewards available to you:

Active Travel

Walk, Run or Cycle to earn 1 BetterPoint per minute, up to 40 minutes per day for your active travel around Warwick District.

Bus Travel

Catch the bus to earn 1 BetterPoint per minute, up to 40 minutes per day for your bus travel around Warwick District.

Travel to Town Prize Draw

You could win one of 5 prizes of 1,000 BetterPoints each week by regularly walking, running, cycling or catching the bus into town. Earn 1 BetterTicket when you do at least 2 journeys of over a quarter mile in Leamington Spa, Warwick, Kenilworth or Whitnash in one week. 

Ditch the Car Star

Share your active and sustainable travel and behaviour change story and you could win 25,000 BetterPoints.

Spread the Word Prize Draw

Tell your friends, family, neighbours and colleagues all about the challenge. 'Refer a Friend' in your app menu to earn 10 BetterTickets into our monthly prize draw. We'll be giving away 10 lots of 1,000 BetterPoints each month.

Boosted rewards

We will also be introducing some additional rewards, offering some fun ways to earn boosted BetterPoints and prizes. Keep an eye on your timeline for further information in the coming weeks.

How can you redeem or donate your BetterPoints?

BetterPoints are redeemable for great local discounts and high street shopping vouchersAlternatively, you can donate your points to charity or even use them to support local schools, clubs or community organisations - just let us know who you want to support by contacting customercare@betterpoints.uk or via 'help' in the app menu.

Want to know more about the BetterPoints app and how it works?  - Visit our FAQ's page

Please ensure you are following current Government guidance on exercise, public transport and travel in your area during the Covid-19 pandemic