Zipcar in the city

Find out more about using Zipcar

This is where we look at the mechanics of how the service works, from finding and unlocking cars, to ending trips and any additional charges.
Zipcar in the city

zipcar and zipvan

Zipcar Rate Plans Explained

We have broken down the benefits of each plan: Basic, Smart and Plus, so you can choose the best one for you!

zipcar in the park

Zipcar or Ubeeqo? You decide

We compared Zipcar and Ubeeqo to help you decide which one works for you.

zipcar outside a pub

Zipcar vs traditional car rental

We take a look the differences are between car sharing and traditional car rental

Zipcar vs. Owning your own car

Zipcar vs. Owning your own car

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

Zipcar in Shoreditch, London

Zipcar or Turo? Which one is better for you?

Whilst Zipcar is the UK’s biggest and most popular car-sharing service - we’re not the only option. Here we look at how Zipcar and Turo compare.

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In-app Cleanliness Reporting

All you need to know about our in-app feature 

Traffic jam

Parking and Traffic Violations FAQ's

Helping our members understand violation notices 

roundtrip vs flex

Roundtrip vs Flex Journeys?

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

zipcar parking ending trip

Ending your Zipcar booking?

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

Zipcar on a street

Our car-sharing Community Rules

Have a look at our community rules to make the most of Zipcar. 

zipcar congestion charge

Congestion charge, ULEZ, Dart charge

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

Woman getting something out of boot

Who should join Zipcar?

Find out if Zipcar is right for you and who's eligible to join.

Extending a zipcar journey

How to extend your Zipcar journey?

Find out how you can extend your booking and avoid extra charges.

zipcar multi-day and overnight

Longer bookings and overnight rates

Find out how much it is for up to 7 day rentals and overnight.

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How to find and unlock Zipcar

Making it easier and quicker to get on the road.

Adding fuel

Refuelling your Zipcar

Here's how to top up your Zipcar and which stations to use.

electric car sharing charging bays

What is car sharing?

We've put together an in-depth look at what car sharing is.