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We just got the keys of our new Hyundai Kona. All good, except we’ve since decided to move house and so haven’t installed a home charging point.
I’m now not sure how I’m going to do this?!!
Please, what’s the most simple way to charge the car regularly until we move house in about 3 months’ time?
Jez
 

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A local rapid, or if walkable a Tesco or Asda with a charger? And then a granny for the rest but make sure the socket is in good nick
 

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Take a look on Zap Map and see what public charging options are available. Otherwise if you have fairly recent wiring then you could use the granny cable instead but it will be very slow to charge.
 

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When I was without a home chargepoint for three months I just used local rapids or fast chargers at the local council offices, depending on what was free, all within walking distance. I didn't have a granny charger then.
 

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We just got the keys of our new Hyundai Kona. All good, except we’ve since decided to move house and so haven’t installed a home charging point.
I’m now not sure how I’m going to do this?!!
Please, what’s the most simple way to charge the car regularly until we move house in about 3 months’ time?
Jez


Assuming it’s the 64kWh Kona, charging via 3pin will add just under 3% to the battery every hour.
 

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Look for another EV owner locally, maybe you can share their socket. Some are listed on Zap Map, also Co-Charger.com
I live near a hospital, and a consultant who works there one day a week regularly pops her BMW i3 on my drive for a charge - she just texts me to warn she's coming, and drops me a payment to cover the elec used, after each visit
 

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Recommend BP Pulse subscription for the cheapest charging. First three months are free so that would cover you until the house move.
 

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the need of having a home charger if you own an EV is just a myth in my opinion. Just find the nearest CC charger and charge once or twice a week, like you would do with an ICE car.
 

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Recommend BP Pulse subscription for the cheapest charging. First three months are free so that would cover you until the house move.
Just be aware of the new BP pulse pricing. It was 15p per kWh on the 50kW rapids. From 10/06 it's up to 23p per kWh.
 

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the need of having a home charger if you own an EV is just a myth in my opinion. Just find the nearest CC charger and charge once or twice a week, like you would do with an ICE car.
This is exactly what I've done for the last 5 years of owning an EV. I have no home charging and have easily survived with a weekly charge from a public rapid or the occasional destination charge on a public fast charger.
 

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the need of having a home charger if you own an EV is just a myth in my opinion. Just find the nearest CC charger and charge once or twice a week, like you would do with an ICE car.
depends on miles you drive per day and convenience.
If I lived in centre of london the density of public charge points is very high.
Where i live it is low because most houses have off street parking, so people are expected to get charge points at home.
 
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