For VRS chipcard owners the first 30 minutes of each rental are inclusive.
Link your VRS chip card in the wallet of your nextbike by TIER app. Search for "VRS chipcard holders (KVB-Rad)" and enter your chip card number and your age. Now verify your chip card once by using it as a rental medium at least for the first rental. You will then be able to cycle at a reduced rate for this and subsequent rentals.
You received a new chip card?
Delete your current partner link in the Wallet of the nextbike by TIER app and repeat the linking procedure with your new card. Use the card for the first rental to validate it.
30 minutes of each rental in Cologne are inclusive. Each additional 30 minutes cost 1€, the maximum daily rate is 9 € for 24h. Possible return surcharges will still apply. You can rent up to four bikes at the same time using one account. The concession will only apply to the first bike, though. Further bikes are charged in the local basic rate if no other tariff was booked.
Concessions also apply in further cities within the VRS area.
Once you linked your account with your VRS chip card you also enjoy concessions in the following cities. Information about the conditions can be found on the websites of: