You no longer need to tell us which retailer you want to shop with upfront; you can ‘Decide later’. Simply get your Certificate and choose where you want to shop when you’re ready to spend it.
Why should I 'Decide later'?
Choosing your retailer later carries some pretty big benefits; from choice, to flexibility, and even enhanced savings.
‘Decide later’ keeps all your shopping options open. So you can shop online or in-store, with a big-name retailer or at a local, independent store – it’s completely up to you. And with over 2,000 Cyclescheme retailers to choose from across the UK – that’s a whole lot of shopping choice.
‘Decide later’ also gives you plenty of time to shop. Thanks to our 2,000 strong retailer network and our ‘any bike’ guarantee – you have access to every bike brand and thousands of cycle accessory brands too. ‘Decide later’ lets you explore this phenomenal choice fully and find the gear that’s right for you.
Once you’ve found what you’re looking for, ‘Decide later’ can help you bag it for an unbelievable low price. With Cyclescheme you save 25 – 39% on the cost of your cycling gear. But stack your Cyclescheme Certificate against an incredible sale offer at any of our eight ‘no quibble’ retailers, and you will boast your total savings even further. ‘Decide later’ lets you act fast to secure the best cycling deal in market, whilst putting extra savings in your pocket.
In short – ‘Decide later’ puts you in control. You can shop around and find the cycling gear you really want, for the price you want. Just remember to redeem your Certificate within 6 months of issue.
Is 'Decide later' right for me?
Picking the retailer option that works best for you during the request process is pretty important:
Decide later – great for flexibility, and if you’re in a hurry (i.e. your scheme windows is closing soon) and gives you the chance to save on sale bikes.
Decide upfront – get exactly what you need, request the correct value down to the penny, it's fuss-free thanks to doing your shopping upfront.
If you select a retailer upfront during the application process, you’re committed to spending your Cyclescheme Certificate with them. The details of your chosen retailer will feature on your Certificate, and unfortunately this means that another store won’t be able to accept this (without a call to us and a few admin tasks on our side).
So if you’re torn between two bike models in different stores, unsure whether you want to shop online or in-store, or are looking for an unbeatable bargain; it’s best to ‘Decide later’.
Or, if you know what you want and where you want to get it and you want to make sure it's waiting for you when your Certificate arrives; it's best to 'Shop upfront' and get a quote from your chosen retailer.
How to 'Decide later':
It takes less than 10 minutes to request your Cyclescheme Certificate, and even less if you’re going to ‘Decide later’. To make your Cyclescheme request, there are a few things you need to hand:
- Employer Code
- Payroll number
- The amount you want to request
The Employer Code tells us whom you work for. This unique code is made up of letters and / or numbers and was given to your Employer when they signed up to Cyclescheme. The best place to check for your Employer Code is where info on your employee benefits is hosted. This is usually on an intranet or internal platform. Alternatively, ask your HR or People Team.
Your Payroll number is unique to you. This is issued by your Employer and can commonly be found on your payslips. Again, if in doubt – ask your HR or People Team to point you in the right direction.
Finally, think about the amount you want to request. Like most people you could choose the maximum amount allowed on your scheme; typically £1,000. Just remember – whatever amount you choose must be spent in a single transaction at a single retailer. Why not check your savings?
Once you’ve got this info to hand, you’re ready to submit your Cyclescheme Certificate Request and ‘Decide later’. Hop online via your desktop, laptop or mobile to get started.
Our request process is super simple. Start by telling us a little bit about yourself, like your name, address and contact details. Next, tell us what you would like to get under ‘Package Details’. To take advantage of ‘Decide later’, choose ‘Set your budget’ and enter the amount that you would like to spend.
Hit ‘Next’ and continue to the ‘Choose your retailer’. Simply select ‘I’ve not decided yet’ to request your ‘Decide later’ Certificate.
Submit your request and then sit back, relax and wait for your employer to approve your request. Once approved, you’ll receive your Cyclescheme Certificate direct to your inbox and can start shopping around for the best cycling deals.
Shop and save with Cyclescheme:
Now you’re clued up on how quick and easy it is to apply for a Cyclescheme Certificate – why not put it to the test?! Request a Cyclescheme Certificate today with ‘Decide later’ and enjoy great choice, flexibility and savings.
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