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Members' Stories: Romance in the air

Va Va Vroom! Who needs wings when you’ve got wheels?! Move over Cupid, there’s a new love machine in town. From first dates, to marriage proposals, love is most definitely in the air for these lucky Zipcar members…

 

Anniversary at Durdle Door

Durdle door

Anniversary at Durdle Door

 "My most memorable Zipcar journey was a beach trip to Dorset, Durdle Door. It was to celebrate my 3-year-anniversary with my partner. Having grown up on a Greek island, her childhood summers were always spent besides the sea - I wanted to surprise her with a beautiful beach picnic day. I drove her down to Durdle Door which was amazing as it took her back to her childhood. This was the first time she had seen such a clean, blue and beautiful sea in the UK. Unlike Tinder you always get a good match with Zipcar! " 

Chris, Southwalk

 

Surprise engagement

Engagement

Surprise engagement

"I used a Zipcar to visit my friend locally. When I got there, I walked right into my surprise engagement! It was a magical day, my fiancé used a Zipcar to drive to the area and get all the stuff ready for the engagement - candles, flowers, picnic baskets, blankets, balloons and everything! This day wouldn’t have been possible without Zipcar given that we live across the city from my mum and friends. I’ll never forget parking up that white VW e-Golf (his name was Carmichael), powdering my face then walking into my fiancé proposing!"

Michele, Fulham

Cabin love

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Cabin love

"My most memorable journey was August last year. It was my honeymoon, and we drove from London to Norfolk to spend a few days in a wooden cabin. It was an easy, enjoyable ride, as were all the drives we took while there. Having Zipcar made it a very easy experience because there was no headache of moving from point A to B." 

Oluwaseun, Haringey 

Wedding prep

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Wedding prep

When I was getting married to my husband, we used Zipcar to gather everything - flowers, wedding cake, table decorations, Prosecco, the ceilidh band, the photographer. In fact, all the important ingredients to make our wedding day the most special ever! Without Zipcar, it just wouldn’t have been as amazing!

Adrian, Ealing

Wedding rescue

Mohammed

Wedding rescue

"I was in need of a car for my sister’s wedding. I made a last minute booking and thankfully a Zipcar was available for the rescue!"

Mohammed, Tower Hamlets

The first date

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The first date

"The most memorable journey I took was to meet a guy I had been talking to on a dating app. He lived in South London but didn't drive so I hired a Zipcar and decided to go say hello! It was a bit scary to put myself out there but I was like, at the very least, I'd have to see a bit of south london. Anyway, I turned up, we met, went for a bit of a walk and now we are officially dating."

Troy, Hackney

Sunset dates

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Sunset dates

"My most memorable journey was my first date with my now boyfriend who I will be moving in with very soon! We drove to Tower Bridge and watched the sun set when we got there."

Krystell, Haringey 

Lockdown romance

River

Lockdown romance

"Zipcar has been my saviour during lockdown when getting public transport hasn’t been possible. I don’t actually know if me and my partner would have stayed together without it! While restaurants were closed we managed to arrange dates to Richmond, Greenwich and Hyde park which was lovely!"

Stevie, Lambeth

Spontaneous move in

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Spontaneous move in

"The night of the announcement of the Covid-19 lockdown, my girlfriend and I were sitting watching the tv. I turned to her and said ‘move in with me,’ she said yes and we booked a Zipcar van and drove to lewisham to collect her stuff. I’m happy to say it was the right decision as we’re super happy and loving living together. It wouldn’t have been possible without Zipcar, and we would have been separated for weeks."

Ziya, Islington

Wherever you’re going, get there with Zipcar

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Wherever you’re going, get there with Zipcar

For spontaneous trips, choose Zipcar Flex, which lets you pick up and drop off anywhere in the Zipzone. If you’re planning ahead, Zipcar Roundtrip lets you pick up from a designated bay and return it again once you’re done.

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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Rent a car locally

Zipcars live just around the corner. We've got the largest car sharing fleet in the UK (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.