Columbia Road Flower Market
Columbia Road Flower Market

Our Member's Stories - Shopping

Whether you're picking up some plants for your new pad, or heading back from your weekly shop, Zipcar is the perfect shopping companion! Take a look at how our members have taken us shopping... 

 

 

Supermarket trip

Farmer market London

Supermarket trip

"I took a Zipcar trip to the supermarket, it was convenient because the car was parked right outside my house. I chose Zipcar because my friends told me how fantastic the service is!"

Eric, City of London

 

 

Transporting my urban jungle

Columbia Road Market

Transporting my urban jungle

"My favourite trip I took with Zipcar was from Colombia Road Flower Market. Zipcar was perfect for me - I got up early on a Sunday, took some cash and went plant shopping. I got a little over-excited and bought a massive selection of large and small plants. With heaving bags full of plants and a large plant in each hand, I thought I needed a Zipcar van to rescue me! I found one just around the corner and loaded it up with all my bargain finds. The van ended up looking like a greenhouse on wheels and I got some funny looks at the traffic lights!"

Philip

 

Collecting my bike

Van Hire London

Collecting my bike

"My first Zipcar trip was when I took a van to go and collect a bicycle. It worked out very cheap! I chose Zipcar because the cars are great value, good quality, and well maintained."

Michelle, Islington

Garden centre run

Van Hire London

Garden centre run

"We went to a lovely little garden centre to shop for some plants. It was a great idea to book a van to get the job done. Our car would have been overflowing and plants potentially squished without the spacious comfort of the van! It was the perfect ending to a perfect day"

Perry, Lambeth

 

 

Stocking up on supplies

Car and Van Hire London

Stocking up on supplies

"The first Zipcar trip I took was a pay per minute Flex car. I drove it to Lidl to stock up the cupboards when we first moved into our new flat."

Omar, Greenwich

 

Shop hopping

Van Hire London

Shop hopping

"I always use Zipcar for my shopping! I like to visit different shops and having a car means I can go to all the shops I wanted, which are in different areas. Zipcar cars are good quality too!"

Stella, Tower Hamlets

 

Wherever you’re going, get there with Zipcar

Van Hire London

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.

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Save money

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Zipcars live just around the corner. We've got thousands of cars and vans near where you live and work.

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Rent by the minute, hour or day when and where you need them. Just book and unlock with the app.

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