The free charging points have been offered to around 4,000 hotel and B&B owners

 

Free EV charging points have been offered to around 4,000 UK hotel and B&B owners as part of a key partnership between the AA and Chargemaster.

Based in Luton, the UK’s biggest supplier of charging infrastructure for electric vehicles will work with any hotel or B&B that’s AA-inspected and wishes to take up the offer of a free charging point. The best ones for them will be installed based on their specific location, as rapid chargers will suit establishments positioned on busy routes, whilst destination chargers will be perfect for visitors wanting to charge overnight.

The first UK establishment to take up the offer is the Sandford Springs Hotel in Hampshire. Guests and visitors now have access to a 50kW rapid charger, available to use by any EV drivers via the Polar network.

The free charging points have been offered to around 4,000 hotel and B&B owners

EV charging points offered for FREE to hotel and B&B owners in the UK © Copyright Nigel Cox and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

 

“Alongside our automotive heritage, the AA has been involved in the hospitality industry since 1908. We know that when EV drivers are looking for hotels, they will actively seek out those with charging points,” said Edmund King OBE, president of the AA.

Chargemaster, who operate Polar, are now part of BP and will be renamed BP Chargemaster as part of the new deal. Polar is the largest EV charging network in the UK and now has over 6,500 public charging points scattered across the country.

“We believe that within the next five years, all hotels will offer EV charging, just like they provide wifi today. Our offer for AA hotels is a great opportunity for hotel owners and operators to get a competitive advantage with a facility that could attract hundreds of thousands of customers in the coming years,” said David Martell, chief executive of Chargemaster.

 

For more information regarding our business/personal car leasing services and fantastic offers please click here, or give us a call NOW on 01904 55 75 44.


0 thoughts on “EV charging points offered for FREE to hotel and B&B owners in the UK”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related Posts

News

WARNING TO DRIVERS: Overtaking illegally could lead to a hefty fine and penalty points

Dangerous or reckless overtaking could land you with a £100 fine & three penalty points!   A warning is being issued to drivers in the UK about the dangers of illegal overtaking and how it Read more...

News

UK motorists purchase more car parts online than cosmetics

SMMT survey reveals Brits like to go online to buy car parts and accessories The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) carried out new research recently and discovered that British people are more likely Read more...

News

Hard shoulders on UK motorways to be removed to allow for higher volumes of traffic

It’s believed our roads could be full to capacity by 2050!   Hard shoulders on some of the UK’s major motorways are to be removed to allow for higher volumes of traffic in the future. Read more...