Bike Trade In - How It Works

What Can I Trade In?

You can trade in the following brands:

  • Adults & Kids bikes (excluding electric and balance bikes)
  • Apollo, Boardman, Carrera, Indi, Pendlton & Voodoo brands
  • Must be no more than 5 years old
  • Must have a visible frame number on the bottom of the bike between the pedals

Please ensure your bike is clean when trading in. You must also bring 2 forms of ID with you (One photo ID and one proof of address). Click here for full list of acceptable IDs.

This offer excludes the trade in of:

  • Electric bikes
  • Balance bikes

How It Works

Bikes that have been traded in will go into our Halfords Bike Xchange scheme and refurbished to be re-sold where possible.

Choose the bike you want
Select Click & Collect or Home Delivery*
Add bike to basket
Enter code TRADEIN25 at basket for discount
Bring your old trade in bike to your local store

*Click & Collect: Bring your trade in item with you. Home Delivery: Bring your trade in into store with your receipt within 14 days.

Bring your old trade in bike to your local store
Choose the bike you want
Get 25% off your new bike at the till when you pay


Choose the bike you want
Select Click & Collect or Home Delivery*
Add bike to basket
Enter code TRADEIN25 at basket for discount
Bring your old trade in bike to your local store

*Click & Collect: Bring your trade in item with you. Home Delivery: Bring your trade in into store with your receipt within 14 days.

In Store

Bring your old trade in bike to your local store
Choose the bike you want
Get 25% off your new bike at the till when you pay

Shop Our Bikes

Bike Trade In FAQs

To be eligible for trade in, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Have a Halfords bike (excluding electric bikes and balance bikes) from one of the following brands: Apollo, Boardman, Carrera, Indi, Pendleton or Voodoo that is up to 5 years old. You can trade in Adults or Kids bikes. Some exclusions apply*
  • Have a visible frame number on the bike. You will find this on the bottom of the bike between the pedals.
  • Your bike must be clean, so we can inspect it accurately.
  • Have 2 forms of ID with you when trading in the bike. One must be an original photo ID (such as a passport) and one should be a proof of address (such as a utility bill or council tax bill).  Click here for a full list of acceptable forms of ID.
  • Be 18 years old or over

Yes, you can trade your bike in at any Halfords retail store. Halfords Autocentres are excluded.

If you want to take advantage of our delivery service to get your new Bike, you just need to bring your trade in Bike into a Halfords store within 14 days of receiving your purchase. Please also bring your order confirmation email as proof of purchase. We reserve the right to forfeit the discount if trade in is not completed.

Unfortunately we cannot return your old Bike after you trade in. All trade ins are final.

Yes, click here to view full details and see all available finance options. Finance is not available in the Republic of Ireland.

Unfortunately you cannot use any other discounts with the trade in offer.

Yes, as long as your employer is part of the Cycle2work scheme and approves your application, you can receive 25% off a Bike when you trade in alongside Cycle2work.

Terms & Conditions

These Conditions set out the terms on which we, Halfords Limited, will buy from you and you will sell to us your Bike. Subject to the following terms, you agree with Halfords that we may re-sell your Bike in our stores following purchase.  

  • 1. Definitions
    • In these Conditions, the following definitions shall apply:
      • Appointment: the appointment you are invited to attend by us in order for us to carry out the Inspection.
      • Bike: the bike that you are looking to sell to Halfords through the Trade-In Scheme.
      • Business Day(s): a day (other than a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday) when banks in London are open for business.
      • Conditions: the terms and conditions set out in this document as amended from time to time in accordance with clause 7. 
      • Contract: the contract between Halfords and the Customer for the sale and purchase of your Bike in accordance with these Conditions.
      • Customer, you, your: the person who sells their Bike to us. 
      • Halfords, we, us, our: means Halfords Limited (company number 00103161) of Icknield Street Drive, Washford West, Redditch, Worcestershire B98 0DE.
      • Inspection: a physical inspection of your Bike by us in order to determine the Valuation.
      • Offer: our offer to purchase your Bike from you in exchange for a discount of 25% on the current retail price of any new bicycle (including e-bikes).
      • Trade-In Scheme: this trade-in scheme, through which Customers may trade a qualifying Bike for a 25% discount on a new bicycle.
      • Valuation: the value of your Bike determined by Halfords following the Inspection.
      • Valuation Assessment: the document presented to you by Halfords following inspection, setting the results of the Inspection and the Valuation.
    • In these Conditions, the following rules apply:
      • 1.1. A person includes a natural person, corporate or unincorporated body (whether or not having separate legal personality). 
      • 1.2. A reference to a party includes its personal representatives, successors or permitted assigns. 
      • 1.3. Any phrase introduced by the Conditions including, include, in particular or any similar expression shall be construed as illustrative and shall not limit the sense of the words preceding those terms. 
      • 1.4. A reference to writing or written includes e-mails.
  • 2. The Valuation and Offer
    • 2.1. At the Appointment, we will carry out the Inspection in order to determine the Valuation. In order to be eligible, you must bring the following to the Appointment:
      • (a) Your Bike – this must be clean and have a visible frame number; and
      • (b) Two (2) forms of identification – one must be an original photo ID and the other a proof of address dated within the last 9 months.
    • 2.2. Following the Inspection, we will provide you with our Valuation Assessment which will include our Valuation and, if applicable, an Offer to purchase your Bike. The Offer will be non-negotiable, however you are not obliged to accept the Offer. 
    • 2.3. It is possible that our Valuation means you would have received a higher discount on your new bicycle through our Bike Xchange scheme.  If this is the case, you shall be entitled to elect to sell your Bike to us through the Bike Xchange scheme instead of the Trade-In Scheme.  We will endeavour to inform you if the Bike Xchange scheme would represent better value to you, but we do not have an obligation to do so. 
    • 2.4. Under no circumstances shall we be obliged to purchase your Bike from you.
    • 2.5. If your Bike is in a poor state of repair to the extent that we are unable to refurbish your Bike and re-sell it, we may re-cycle it on your behalf instead of re-selling it. 
  • 3. The Contract
    • 3.1. If you wish to accept the Offer, the Contract to purchase your Bike in accordance with these Conditions will only be made between us once you have signed the Valuation Assessment presented to you following the Inspection.
    • 3.2. In consideration for your Bike, you shall receive a discount of 25% off the current retail price of any bicycle which is available for 
    • 3.3. Any negotiations or discussions which take place prior to creation of the Contract will not be binding on you or us.
  • 4. Returns
    • The purchase of your Bike is final. Once we have purchased your Bike, you will not be able to have it returned.
  • 5. Your Representations
    • 5.1. If we buy your Bike, we will be relying upon your representation that:
      • (a) you are legally capable of entering into a binding contract to sell your Bike;
      • (b) you are at least 18 years old;
      • (c) you are the sole and legal beneficial owner of your Bike;
      • (d) you are not selling your Bike in the course of business.
    • 5.2. In the event that we discover (at any time) that any of the representations listed at 5.1 are (or are, in the reasonable opinion of Halfords, likely to be) inaccurate, untrue or false then we reserve the right to:
      • (a) request any documentation or information we deem necessary to determine whether the above representations are inaccurate, untrue or false; and/or
      • (b) withdraw the Offer and rescind the Contract with immediate effect; and/or
      • (c) where appropriate, seek damages from you.
  • 6. Limitation of Liability
    • 6.1. Nothing in these Conditions excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.
    • 6.2. Subject to the above, our maximum aggregate liability to you under or in connection with any Contract with you shall not exceed the Valuation of your Bike.
    • 6.3. You will compensate us in full for any losses or costs, including reasonable legal fees, we incur as a result of (i) any breach by you of these Conditions; or (ii) infringement of the rights of another person.
  • 7. Other Important Terms
    • 7.1. We may transfer our rights and obligations under a Contract to another organisation, but this will not affect your rights or our obligations under these Conditions.
    • 7.2. This Contract is between you and us. No other person shall have any rights to enforce any of its terms.
    • 7.3. Halfords may amend these Conditions from time to time. 
    • 7.4. Each of the paragraphs of these Conditions operates separately. If any court or relevant authority decides that any of them are unlawful or unenforceable, the remaining paragraphs will remain in full force and effect.
    • 7.5. If we fail to insist that you perform any of your obligations under these Conditions, or if we do not enforce our rights against you, or if we delay in doing so, that will not mean that we have waived our rights against you and will not mean that you do not have to comply with those obligations. If we do waive a default by you, we will only do so in writing, and that will not mean that we will automatically waive any later default by you.
    • 7.6. Any personal data collected by us pursuant to these Conditions will be done so in accordance with current UK data protection legislation. For more information, please refer to our Privacy Statement which can be found here:
    • 7.7. These Terms are governed by English law. You and we both agree to that the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction. However, if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are a resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland. The only language in which the Contract can be concluded is English.