The BC Electric Bike Rebate Program launching on June 1, 2023, is a significant step towards promoting clean and accessible transportation options for residents of British Columbia. By offering rebates based on income, this program aims to make electric bikes (e-bikes) more affordable for everyone.
Funding for the program is limited, so customers who act quickly are most likely to reap the benefits. Here’s how the program works:
Eligibility & Requirements
To participate in the BC Electric Bike Rebate Program, these are the key requirements to keep in mind:
- The program is exclusively available to residents of British Columbia.
- Applicants must be 19 years of age or older.
- You must buy the electric bike from a Participating Electric Bike Retailer, which includes select products from Alien E-Bikes & Scooters.
- The e-bike must have a minimum purchase price of $2,000 before taxes.
- The minimum purchase price applies to the e-bike itself and does not include any additional accessories like helmets or water bottles, conversion kits or gift cards.
- All recipients of a rebate must commit to keeping the e-bike in their possession for a minimum of 2 years.
- All e-bike sales are final and no refunds will be provided.
- Purchases made prior to June 1, 2023, do not qualify for the rebate.
- The rebate you receive will be based on your net income as reported on your Notice of Assessment.
- You have 30 days to complete the 4 easy steps for income qualification.
- All applicants must submit the necessary documentation to confirm their net income during the application process. All documents will be verified for authenticity, so accurate information is crucial to maintaining your entitlement to a rebate.
- The service standard for processing complete claims is 7 business days. Depending on your financial institution, it may take an additional 2-3 business days for the rebate to arrive in your bank account.
- You must submit two receipts as part of the rebate application process.
- The rebate does not include (non-electric) bicycles.
E-Bike Rebate Amount Based On Income
The BC Electric Bike Rebate Program offers varying rebate amounts based on net income. Here are the rebate amounts corresponding to different income ranges:
- Less than $38,950: Eligible individuals with a net income below $38,950 will receive a rebate of $1,400.
- $38,951 to $51,130: For those with a net income between $38,951 and $51,130, the rebate amount will be $1,000.
- $51,131 and over: Individuals with a net income of $51,131 and above will receive a rebate of $350.
Alien’s Y20 and H20 E-Bikes Qualify For The Rebate
Alien Y20 E-Bike
For those seeking a stylish and versatile bike, the Y20 Step-Thru Folding E-Bike is an excellent choice.
Priced at $2,095 (making the Y20 eligible for the rebate), it offers a pleasurable riding experience with its sharp appearance and easy accessibility.
The foldable frame allows for convenient storage in your car, RV, or boat, while the fat tires ensure a smooth journey over various terrains such as trails, gravel, or pavement.
The Y20 has a “step thru” frame making it easy and convenient to start your ride.
Alien H20 E-Bike
Our H20 Cruiser Folding E-Bike is an exceptional all-around e-bike that combines affordability with outstanding features.
Priced at just $2,095 (making the H20 eligible for the rebate), it offers a budget-friendly option without compromising on performance. Equipped with fat tires and dual suspension, the H20 ensures optimal traction and a smooth ride, whether you're tackling off-road trails or cruising on pavement.
The H20 is designed with convenience in mind. Its "tilt & turn" handlebars provide easy adjustability, allowing you to find the perfect riding position. Additionally, the hidden battery not only gives the bike a sleek appearance but also offers enhanced protection against the elements.
Other Pricing Options With Alien E-Bikes
If you don't qualify for the BC Electric Bike Rebate Program, we encourage you to speak to our knowledgeable staff about alternative pricing options. Contact our staff through our dedicated contact form for personalized assistance or call us at 604-371-3695.
Shop Now! Limited Funding Available
The BC Electric Bike Rebate Program has limited funding available, and the rebates are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. To secure your rebate, it is essential to make your e-bike purchase promptly before the funding runs out. By taking advantage of this program, you not only enjoy the benefits of an electric bike but also contribute to a greener and more sustainable future.
We encourage you to take advantage of the BC Electric Bike Rebate Program and make your purchase as soon as possible to secure this deal.
Remember to review the eligibility requirements and gather the necessary documentation to ensure a smooth application process. Act now and seize this opportunity before the limited funding for rebates is exhausted. For more information, visit the official BC Bike Rebates website for more information and begin your approval process today.