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A Stylish Way to Ride Around

Introducing, FRANC: (Free Ride Around Newport Center)

 

Let us introduce you to FRANC, a FREE transportation service around the Newport Center area. Travel to and from Fashion Island Hotel, your Newport Center workplace, Fashion Island, Corona del Mar Plaza, Villas of Fashion Island and Colony with ease.

FRANC’s fleet of GEM vehicles offers transportation services seven days a week from 7 am to 10 pm. Click the map below to view the twelve pick-up/drop-off locations and look for the blue “FR” stop signs around Newport Center. For your convenience, FRANC drivers will also stop at other easily accessible Newport Center locations not listed on the map. GEM vehicles hold one to five passenger(s), and offer a non-stop route directly to your desired destination.

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Operating Hours:
7 Days A Week from 7 AM – 10 PM

Download the App, and request your free ride with FRANC now.

     

Irvine Management Company and its affiliates are not responsible or liable for the services provided by Circuit. Visit this link for full disclaimer with additional details.

FAQs

When does FRANC run?
FRANC is available 7 days a week from 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.

How many passengers can ride in FRANC?
FRANC can hold up to 5 passengers in one ride. Only 1 person in your group needs to request a FRANC ride.

How can I request my FRANC?
Download the Ride Circuit app via the Apple App Store or Google Play.

Where does FRANC ride to?
Check out our map, here!

How much does FRANC cost?
Riding with FRANC is free! All you have to do is download the app in the app store.

Explore These Stops and More with FRANC

Fashion Island
Newport Center
Newport Center
Corona del Mar Plaza
Newport Beach
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Travel Transcends and We’ll See You Again Soon

For the safety of our guests and employees, Fashion Island Hotel has made the decision to temporarily suspend operations with the expectation for us to re-open as soon as it is safe to do so.

From the very beginning of this situation, our top priority has been the safety and well-being of our guests and employees. We will continue to monitor and evaluate the situation and communicate updates.

We look forward to welcoming you back to Fashion Island Hotel soon, until then, stay safe.

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