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July 27, 2006

Free pedapod rides in Sydney!

Filed under: bike pics, Events, General, New Product — schmadzie @ 2:29 pm

Free pedapod passenger rides in the Sydney CBD from 26th July to 1st August between 10am and 4pm brought to you by Jetstar.

So show your support for Sydney’s pedal-powered transport option by taking a free ride today.

As part of Jetstar’s launch of cheap flights to Asia, Jetstar has sponsored pedapod in Sydney for 1 week to offer free passenger service rides in the CBD. This is a “hail and ride” service, just like a taxi. You can use the service to get between city offices, to get between shops and public transport, to get between entertainment areas and public transport hubs, or just to enjoy a ride for the experience.

Jordan Baker reported in the Sydney Morning Herald today that,

The discount airline’s website yesterday buckled under the demand for $169 one-way flights to Bali – including taxes. Return trips to Vietnam were selling for $398, and one-way flights to Osaka for $249….Everyday, all-inclusive, one-way fares range from $409 for Bali, $489 for Ho Chi Minh City and $549 for Osaka.

…Each passenger receives a bottle of water on boarding, and a water cooler is onboard for refills.


1 Comment »

  1. Thankyou so much for the link.
    Our pedapod pilots have been very busy pedalling people around the city, and with the weather forecast for a lovely sunny weekend, we expect to be pedalled off our feet!
    The free CBD rides last until Tuesday 1/8/06, after that, pedapod will be a pay-to-use service, unless we find another lovely spoonsor to come onboard to offer more free rides.

    Comment by pedaller — July 28, 2006 @ 2:33 pm

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