Zipcar in the city

Zipcar Blog

If you’re already a member – welcome to the club! Not signed up yet? Why not, you can join for free – find out more here. Here’s where you’ll find the information and inspiration you need to make the most of not just Zipcar, but your free time too.
Zipcar in the city

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Keeping the Zipcar community safe

Only travel for essential journeys. The UK government has announced stricter measures to stop the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). This means all our members should only use Zipcar for essential journeys, including shopping for basic necessities and getting to and from work when you can't work from home. Let’s all play our part in stopping the spread of Coronavirus. Read more here


There's never been a more important time to play an active part in our communities. At Zipcar, our members and the local communities where our cars live are the heart of who we are, so we're always looking for ways we can do more, and support our members too.


50% off for NHS

We’ve been working with the NHS for years, but wanted to do more.

Helping hand

Helping hand

Here’s some new ways our team have been finding ways to get involved. 

Indoor exercise

Indoor-phins fix

From yoga to HIT, here’s some of the best classes that have gone online. 


Distraction, delivered

We’ve compiled a list of distractions you can get delivered to your home.

How Zipcar Works

Once you’re a member, you’ll get access to over 3,000 cars and vans. Here’s how to use them!

roundtrip vs flex

Roundtrip vs Flex Journeys?

From going a to b with a Flex car to taking a Roundtrip car or van


Ending your Zipcar booking?

Here’s all you need to know about how to end your trip.


How much does Zipcar cost?

It’s free to join Zipcar, and we have tons of inclusions too.

Driving with Zipcar

Congestion charge, ULEZ, Dart charge

Take a look at the charges we cover for all our members.


From trips around town to weekends out and about, here’s some of our tried and tested tips to make the most of your free time.


Zipcar vs Owning your own car

It’s up to 50% cheaper to use Zipcar than owning your own car.

Weekends away

Weekend getaways with Zipcar

Inspiration on where to take some time out this weekend.


Ten top cash saving hacks

Finance expert Iona shares her top money saving tips.


How much should you spend on Valentine’s?

Compare your spending habits with other people in the UK.

Our Vehicles

We’ve got various types of cars for you to choose from – from city run arounds to larger cars and vans. Plus there’s 325 e-Golfs to boot! Here’s detail on each vehicle if you want to check how they work and their specs.

zipcar golf


One of the UK’s most popular cars, available in Zipcar Roundtrip.

Zipcar vx e-golf

VW e-Golf

Try out one of our 325 e-Golfs in a Zipcar Flex one-way journey.

Zipcar vw transporter

VW Transporter

Perfect for moving house, DIY and helping you run your business.

Zipcar audi a3

Audi A3

Our luxury, unbranded option. Ideal for special occasions or weddings.

Zipcar for Business

Over 13,000 businesses use Zipcar to get around efficiently, sustainably and to help grow their companies. Here’s some tips on how to grow yours.

Craft beer

A revolution in UK craft beer

How a new brewing crew are taking sustainability into their own hands.

Zipcar for business

Access the sharing economy with Zipcar

Find out how businesses are growing whilst saving by using the sharing economy.


Changing the way we think about waste

Here’s how some start-ups are doing their bit for the environment, and you can too.

Zipcar for business

What ULEZ means for your business

The Ultra Low Emission Zone is here, and it’s only going to get bigger.