Redeem your Voucher and Book your Drive
Redeem your Voucher and Book Your Drive
So you are the lucky recipient of a driving experience at U Drive Cars, Heyford Park, Oxfordshire or U Drive Cars, Bicester Heritage, Oxfordshire – we make it as simple as possible to redeem your voucher and book your drive. All you need to do is pick up the phone and give us a call on 01869 277112, we can then check car, date and time availability for you and get you booked in for your experience.
We accept gift certificates/vouchers from all the major suppliers in the UK and will need the booking reference/voucher number which is on your gift paperwork, we will also ask for a contact telephone number and an email address so we can send you a confirmation email with all the information you need on how to find us and what to expect.
To get you booked on to drive we will need:
- Your Voucher Number and the Name of the issuing agency – this could be U Drive Cars, Red Letter Days, Buy A Gift, Activity Superstore or a department store gift voucher. Details of the code format needed for major UK agents is listed below.
- Your choice of car(s) if you have a non-specific voucher or a choice voucher.
Our Supercars are – Lamorghini Gallardo, Ferrari 360, Aston Martin DB9, Audi R8, and Porsche 911 997.
Our Performance cars are – Mitsubishi Evo, Subaru Impreza, Caterham, and Lotus Elise.
Our Classic Cars are – Jaguar E-Type, Ford Mustang, Mini Cooper S, Porsche 911 and Austin Healey 3000.
- Your preferred driving experience date from our Event Dates – subject to car choice availability. Our cars are often fully booked out for event dates so book early to avoid disappointment if you have a specific drive date in mind.
- Morning or Afternoon time preferences – We run our sessions hourly and drivers need to be with us 45 minutes prior to drive time to ensure that signing on, driver briefing and track tour can be completed. Winter events run from 10am until 3pm, all other events run from 9am – 4pm.
Voucher code formats to take make your booking
UDC Voucher – we will ask you for your voucher number, this will be either 5 digits (Example 17051) or a split code (Example 17051/3097)
Red Letter Days – gift certificates from Red Letter Days need to be validated via their system before we can book you in for a driving experience, when you have validated your gift certificate you will be emailed a long R E D code to give us. Example RED-UDCAA-xxxxxxx-xxx
Buy A Gift – Your reference number starting 102. Example 10225775-BUY123456 and the package name, example Ferrari Thrill + Hot Lap
Activity Superstore – (inc Boots/WHSmith/Argos/Debenhams/BHS/Next) You will need to validate your gift voucher online with Activity Superstore, you will then be given a code, depending on the original voucher, the code could be one of the following formats – 4,5 or 6 letters followed by 6 numbers, Example abcdef123456, AS followed by 6 or 7 numbers AS123456, or just 7 numbers, 1234567.
Activity Gifts – your code is a 3×4 digit numerical code separated by dashes, 1234-5678-1234
Experience Days – your code will start EX and then a series of numbers separated by a dash, EX12345- 23456 we also need the experience title, example Ferrari Blast, Ferrari V Porsche.
Virgin/Acorne – your voucher serial number which is a 6 or 7 digit number , the expiry date and your 4 digit pin number which is a combination of numbers and letters.
Into the Blue – 10 digit number starting 16 or 17 – 1634567890
Redeem a Voucher FAQ
My voucher is due to expire and I cannot do any of the dates offered can you extend it for me?
We are unable to extend supplier vouchers that have expired or are due to expire – if this is the case please call the supplier direct as they may be able to help.
Can I book the driving date and time now and give you a call back to confirm when I have checked with my family/work?
We are unable to’provisionally’ book driving slots, so if you need to check with anyone else who is joining you on the day please do this first.
My Virgin experience included a photo package is this included at your venue?
We are not able to include photographs as we have a photography company operating at our venue and images are available from them – as a substitute we offer all our Virgin Experience voucher holders with the photo package TWO instructor driven hot laps in a performance car.
OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION:
Heyford Park Venue Address: Building 3208, Heyford Park House, Camp Rd, Upper Heyford, Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire OX25 5HA. Directional boards are in place and will guide you from the Camp Road entrance to our hospitality building.
Bicester Heritage Venue Address: Bicester Heritage Site, Buckingham Road, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26 5HA.
Bad Weather: We have only ever had to cancel due to heavy snowfall, if there are severe weather warnings for Oxfordshire we will post updates to our Twitter and Facebook pages.
Confirmation: After you have placed your booking we will send you a comprehensive email with all the information you need regarding your driving experience.
We look forward to taking your call and booking your driving experience.
The U Drive Cars Team