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Zipcar Inclusions

When you join Zipcar all you need to worry about is booking the car for the time you need, we cover the rest.
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Sometimes you just need a car

The cost of running your own car is expensive, trust us we know we've done the research. So at Zipcar we've focused on simplifying the whole experience so you only have to pay for the time you need, everything else is on us. So when walking, taking a bus or train doesn't work, there's Zipcar for roundtrip and one-way, Flex, journeys. 

What's included in the cost?

Mileage

60 miles each day

With each booking you get 60 miles of driving free each day of your rental, then every mile after is charged at £0.25.

Fuel

Fuel

Fuel is on us! The fuel card and instructions are on the dashboard. Remember to leave at least 1/4 tank.

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Congestion Charge covered

We pay for Congestion Charge, oh - and we're ULEZ compliant too. We told you we've got you covered! 

Comprehensive insurance

Comprehensive insurance

Third party motor liability is included. For extra peace of mind you can opt to add an excess waiver

Maintenance checklist

Maintenance

We look after all the cars so you don't have to. MOTs, servicing, tyres and more 

24/7 roadside assistance

24/7 breakdown assistance

Roadside assistance 24 hours a day, 365 days a year with no extra cost. Just give us a call.

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Find Zipcars near you

Use the map to find Zipcar locations near you. Change location.

How Zipcar works

Join online for free. Once you’re a member you’ll have access to book Roundtrip journeys, take Flex one-way trips as well as use our vans and luxury, unbranded fleet. Just download the app, reserve and drive.

Round Trip
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Join Zipcar

Apply online with a picture of your driving licence at the ready. As soon as you’re approved you’re good to go.

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Drive a Roundtrip

Book by the hour or day, perfect for weekends away and trips around town. Unlock with the app or your Zipcard. Need a one-way trip? Try Zipcar Flex. 

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Return

When you’re done, return your Roundtrip vehicle to the same dedicated bay you got it from. Pop the keys in the glovebox and lock via the app.

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Join Zipcar

Apply online with a picture of your driving licence at the ready. As soon as you’re approved you’re good to go.

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Drive a Flex

Our one-way service. Reserve your nearest car in the app (we’ll hold it for 15 minutes), drive, then drop it in our Zipzone.

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Drop

Leave Flex cars in our Zipzone across London – there’s 13 boroughs to choose from. Pop the keys in the glovebox and lock via the app.

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Sign up

The commuter membership gets you exclusive access to a Zipcar and parking spot, Monday-Friday. Apply here.

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Drive unlimited

Drive your Zipcar whenever you want during the workweek. Use the dedicated spot throughout the week.

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Return

Return the Zipcar to its dedicated spot at the end of the day on Friday. It will be there for you next week!

Wherever you are in London, we're nearby

Wherever you are in London, there's a Zipcar close by. From central to the suburbs, if you've got your smartphone or Zipcar club membership, you'll be able to get an on-demand and hourly car hire to go wherever you want for whatever you need, including vans for moving house or picking up large items. Just use the app to find a nearby vehicle, reserve it and you can unlock it with your card or phone - cheaper than traditional car hire, with far less waiting around. You can book Roundtrip cars and vans up to a year in advance, or reserve our Flex, one-way cars 15 minutes and just hop in! 

Why Zipcar?

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Save money

We pay for fuel, parking, Congestion Charge and insurance – so you get access to a car without all the hassle of owning one!

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Cars near you

Zipcars live just around the corner. We've got the largest car sharing fleet in London (not that we're boasting) and you'll find us in cities across the UK. 

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Drive on-demand

Whatever you need wheels for, we’ve got them. Rent cars and vans by the minute, hour or day when and where you need them.

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Live greener

We’re the perfect addition to buses, trains and bikes for those times when you just need a car. We've also got hundreds of electric cars in our fleet.