What rewards can you earn?

11 August 2021

There are lots of rewards on offer for tracking your active and sustainable travel with BetterPoints York.

Sign Up and Get Started 

Earn 250 points just for downloading the app and taking our short baseline survey. This will unlock your rewards.

Run, Ride, Walk or Wheel

Earn 1 point per minute that you run, ride, walk, wheel or use a mobility scooter, up to 40 minutes every day.

Take the bus or Park & Ride

Earn 10 points for every bus journey you make over a quarter of a mile, up to four journeys per day.

Monthly BetterPoints York Prize

Every journey you make will also earn you a BetterTicket, which is a prize draw entry for our Monthly Prize of a £10 York Gift Card! Turn on auto-tracking to make sure all your journeys are rewarded with points and prize draw entries. Tracking data is anonymised, aggregated and only ever used to improve infrastructure, support and planning for better travel in York. No personally identifiable information is ever shared and by using auto-tracking you'll be helping to make York cleaner, greener and better for everyone!

iTravel Inspiration Prize

Every month we'll invite all participants to share their travel story. The best will be rewarded with a £25 York Gift Card and shared in the app and on social media.

The BetterPoints you earn can be traded in for York Gift Cards, donated to charity or spent online.

Why York Gift Card?

The York Gift Card is accepted in over 300 local businesses. We want to keep the rewards budget within the local economy and support York-based businesses' post-covid recovery. That's why we're giving away loads of York Gift Card prizes and encouraging participants to trade their points for York Gift Cards too. Take a look at the website to find out where you can use them.