Charging structure

Membership fee

Full membership of the Club is open to people of 25 years and over who are interested in furthering the work of the Club and who pay a monthly membership as determined from time to time by the Directors of the Company. All members of the Club shall be entitled to vote at General Meetings.
Full membership

This is for people who want to drive the cars and who agree to abide by the Membership Rules on becoming a full member.  

  • Family Membership
    • This is a sub-category to Full membership, which allows two or more Full members up to a maximum of 4 to pay only one monthly membership fee. 
  • Affiliated membership
    • This is available at the discretion of the Directors for people joining the Club who have no desire or rights to drive the Clubs’ cars but who are committed to the furtherance of the objectives of the Club.

Charging Structure: Effective from 1st March 2022

Membership fee: The current monthly fee is £0, £3 or £10 per person depending on which tariff you choose. Membership fees are refundable against your usage of the car. If you use a car at least once a month, you will almost certainly get your membership fee back.

Family Membership: This is a sub-category to Full membership, which allows two or more Full members to have just one joint account and only pay one membership fee. Maximum of 4 people from the same address.

The tariffs:

• Casual user tariff: no monthly membership fee. £1.50 per hour and 35p per mile
Light user tariff: £3 per month membership fee. £1.25 per hour and 30p per mile.
Frequent user tariff: £10 per month membership fee. £1.00 per hour and 25p per mile.

If the mileage driven for your entire booking is more than 150 miles then you pay a reduced mileage rate of 15p (EV) and 20p (Petrol/Diesel) for each mile above 150. This applies to light and frequent user tariffs, the casual tariff is 5p more.

Cost example 1 Local trip: Llanidloes to Machynlleth and back in the EV, journey of 40 miles lasting 3 hours will cost:

Light user: 40 miles @ 30p/mile = £12 plus 3 hours @ £1.25/hour = £3.75. Total £15.75
Frequent user: 40 miles @ 25p/mile = £10 plus 3 hours @ £1.00/hour = £3.00. Total £13.00

Cost example 2 Day trip: Llanidloes to Cardiff and back in the EV, journey of 220 miles lasting 9 hours will cost:Cost example 2 Day trip: mid Wales to Cardiff and back in the EV, journey of 220 miles lasting 9 hours will cost:

Light user: 150 miles @ 30p/mile = £45 plus 70 miles @ 15p/mile = £10.50 plus 9 hours @ £1.25/hour = £11.25. Total £66.75
Frequent user: 150 miles @ 25p/mile = £37.50 plus 70 miles @ 15p/mile = £10.50 plus 9 hours @ £1/hour = £9. Total £57.00