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Car Sharing in Redbridge & Ilford

Book or reserve on-demand, and drive our thousands of cars and vans by the minute, hour or day.
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Sometimes you just need a car in Redbridge

Sitting just north of the Thames is the borough of Redbridge. With its own golf course, parks, shops and museums, there’s always plenty to do here. It’s also a perfect place to start a journey outside of the capital, either east into Essex or north into Hertfordshire. With cheap car sharing in Redbridge made available by us, you won’t consider using traditional car hire ever again. Using Zipcar’s car sharing club is a great way to explore the capital and to go further afield especially as you can rent cars and vans by the hour. Zipcar’s service is simple, can fit around your needs, and is often cheaper. It’s perfect for a day out with the kids, a trip to a car boot sale, or for a big shop. It’s also much greener than owning a car yourself.

How Zipcar works

Join online. Once you’re a member you’ll have access to book Roundtrip cars and vans, and our one-way service. Just download the app, reserve, and drive.

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Join Zipcar

Apply online, all you need is your driving license and payment card. Once you’re approved, you’re good to go.

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Search and book

Use the app to find vehicles near you. Use Roundtrip to hire by the hour or day. Use Zipcar Flex for short one-way trips across town.

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End your trip

When you’re done, return your Roundtrip vehicle to the same bay you got it from. For Flex, make sure you end your trip in an approved location.

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Where to rent a Zipcar

Simply, through the app, you can locate and book any car or van available at your nearest location. If you don't have an account, you only need a valid driver's licence and be 23 years or older to book a Zipcar. To make things easier for you, we've included insurance, fuel and Congestion Charge in the final price. 

Things to do in Redbridge

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Things to do in Redbridge

Our car club means you get a vehicle when you need one for as long as you need it, while not producing a massive carbon footprint. So whether you’re simply getting the groceries or taking a road trip, Zipcar is here to help you do it.

This borough has plenty to offer. There’s a wide selection of parks you could drive up to enjoy a nice walk or kickabout with the kids, while there’s also the Redbridge Museum in Ilford. If you’re a fan of picking up some bargains, you could head north just past the border to the Picks Cottage Car Boot Sale. You don’t just have to stick to London though. Short term car rental with Zipcar gives you the chance to head much further afield and have a unique day out.

Getting out of town with a Zipcar

Getting out of town with a Zipcar

Getting out of town with a Zipcar

You could head east and visit Hadleigh Country Park, where you can get a breath of fresh air and see the Thames meet the sea. It’s an unforgettable place to visit where you can go on long walks, cycle, and see some amazing examples of wildlife and nature you’d be hard-pressed to find in London. You can even explore on horseback, or you could simply pitch up somewhere for a picnic and enjoy the scenery.

If you’re after some history, you could take the car up to St Albans in Hertfordshire. There you can see beautiful old churches, Roman walls, and enjoy a walk around this historic city. It’s a haven for keen shoppers as St Albans is home to many speciality boutiques and independent retailers. Our service is for everyone who wants a bit more freedom in their life when it comes to travelling. That’s why we always aim to be affordable and flexible.

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Why Rent a 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.