Zipcar in the city
Zipcar in the city

Community Blog


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.



Acts of Kindness with Zipcar

Zipcar members doing their bit to spread kindness in their community 

Volunteer clearing litter

Green Community Initiatives in London

Looking to do your bit for the environment and for your community? Get involved here!

friends in a car

The best (and worst!) road trip companions

We surveyed Brits to find out who they would like to travel with.

London runner

Top running routes in London

We asked our members about their favourite running routes in London.

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Move home with Zipcar

Here's a few tips on how to move home using our cars and vans

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Neighbourhood at home heroes

Our members nominated the people going above and beyond during the pandemic.

the drive in

Get ready for the drive in

Here’s a list of things to think about to ensure you have a great time.

man reading in the parking

The best films, podcasts and books set in London

Immerse yourself in London culture with these films, podcasts and books. 


Shop local at these London businesses

Did you know thousands of independents use Zipcar for their business? Here's a few of our amazing members and their businesses.

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Helpful Tips for Driving in the Snow

Here are our tips for driving in the snow and staying safe behind the wheel. 

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The Best Traffic-Free Cycle Routes in London

Cycling on the busy roads of the capital can be daunting. These traffic-free cycle routes in London are perfect for less confident cyclists.

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The Best Community Sports Teams in London

There are plenty of local sports teams in London where adults can rekindle their love of sports. 

Book Clubs, Fairs & Literary Events

Book Clubs, Fairs & Literary Events

Explore London’s literary events, including book clubs, fairs, festivals, and workshops - whether you’re an avid reader or a budding writer. 

Side Hustle Tips and Tricks

Side Hustle Tips and Tricks

Find out how to start a side hustle and tips and tricks to make it a success.

friends having drinks outdoors

Pub gardens, terraces and rooftops

Nothing says summer quite like a drink outdoors.

Cheese selection

The best cheese shops in London

During the winter months, is there a more indulgent way to enjoy a night in than with a cheese board?

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Low Traffic Neighbourhoods in London

LTNs are designated areas that reduce traffic, noise and air pollution through physical changes to street access or by enforcing fines for unauthorised access.

Member Stories

Thousands of people use Zipcar every week, so we wanted to let them share their stories about why the joined and how they have used Zipcar.

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Lavender fields

Weekends Away

2 friends chatting in a car

Memorable Journeys

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