Zipcar | wheels when you want them

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wheels when you want them

thousands of cars & vans available 24/7 through one handy app

what's zipcar?

Glad you asked. It's the smarter way to get around the city.

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  • Drive cars and vans by the minute, hour or day.
  • Go one-way across North and South London with Zipcar Flex for just 29p per minute.
  • Rates include fuel, insurance, Congestion Charge & 60 miles per day.
  • Available 24/7, from convenient locations near where you live & work.
  • Save hundreds over car ownership.
  • Drive from £3/hour & £33/day.

how it works

Once you’ve joined, getting on the road is really simple. And you can do it all from our handy app.

Select your Zipcar service

Select

Choose the service that works for you

We offer two types of services. Roundtrip is where you pick up and return the car or van to the same space. Or you can go one-way and drive and drop with Zipcar Flex. Take your pick.

Reserve your Zipcar

Reserve

Drive by the minute, hour or day

Just a few taps of the app and you can be driving in seconds. Take Zipcar Flex one-way right now, or plan ahead for longer trips and book in advance for day trips or weekends. The choice is yours.

Unlock your Zipcar with the app

Unlock & drive

One app, thousands of cars

Use the app at the start of your reservation to unlock the doors. The keys are waiting for you in the glovebox. Easy. Then get out there, do your thing and enjoy the ride.

Drop off bay for your Zipcar

Drop

Return or drop off when you're done

Depending on your trip type, return and park in the reserved Car Club Only bay for Roundtrip, or drop off in any approved space across the Zipzone with Zipcar Flex.

get flexible across the Zipzone

The Zipzone is the blue area on the map where you can find & drop off cars with Zipcar Flex. Always use the app to check the exact operating area and to find your nearest Flex car. Top tip, blue pins for Flex, green for Roundtrip.

Membership plans

We’ve a choice of membership plans to suit any budget. And if you want to switch to a different plan at any time, you can.

basic

Basic

Free (limited time only)

Normally a £19 one-off joining fee.

Perfect if you want to give Zipcar a try!

smart

Smart

£6 per month

& £6 driving credit each month

Want to start saving from your very first trip? Plan on using Zipcar occasionally. The Smart choice.

plus

Plus

£15 per month

& £15 driving credit each month

You want to access our lowest rates? Start saving after just 3 hours a month.

Before you join here's what you need to know.

apply

apply

Click on the join button and follow the steps to fill out your details. Make sure you have your licence and payment details ready.

upload licence

upload licence

Take a clear picture of the front of your driving licence and upload it when prompted during your application.

upload selfie

upload selfie

Take a clear picture of yourself with your driving licence and upload it when prompted during your application.

download

download

Whilst you wait for approval email, why not download our handy app for iOS and Android devices.