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The alternative to car hire in Richmond

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 Richmond

Over in west London, and the only borough straddling the river, is Richmond-upon-Thames. Within its boundaries are some of the capitals most famous attractions along with beautiful parks to explore. So whether you’re after culture, some nature, or even just a nice meal somewhere, we offer our Roundtrip fleet in Richmond-upon-Thames so you can enjoy everything the borough has to offer. So if you’re planning on a drive around Richmond or heading further afield, we’re a great alternative to traditional car hire. Our car club means that vehicles are placed all across the borough making them easy to get to while we also rent by the hour to offer ultimate flexibility and affordability. That’s why becoming part of Zipcar’s car sharing club is the way to go. It’s more flexible and much simpler than traditional car hire.

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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Cars near you

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

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Wherever you are in London, we're nearby

Wherever you are in London, there's a Zipcar close by. From central to the suburbs, if you've got your smartphone or Zipcar club membership, you'll be able to get an on-demand and hourly car hire to go wherever you want for whatever you need, including vans for moving house or picking up large items. Just use the app to find a nearby vehicle, reserve it and you can unlock it with your card or phone - cheaper than traditional car hire, with far less waiting around. You can book Roundtrip cars and vans up to a year in advance, or reserve our Flex, one-way cars 15 minutes and just hop in! 

The easiest way to get around London

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The easiest way to get around London

Whether you're just visiting or a thoroughbred Londoner, there's always something new to see in this great city.Visit Greenwich and see the Cutty Sark, Greenwich Park and the Observatory all in one go. How about driving out to Richmond Park for the afternoon? Away from the hustle and bustle of London’s streets, you can enjoy a picnic whilst wild deer graze nearby. Zipcar is about being able to do all the great things you can only do with a car, without the expense and hassle of running your own vehicle, and with a smaller carbon footprint. Save time, money and the environment, without limiting your life.

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How Zipcar works

Join online for free. Once you’re a member you’ll have access to book Roundtrip journeys, Flex one-way trips as well as our vans and luxury, unbranded fleet. Just download the app, reserve and drive.

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Join Zipcar

Apply online with a picture of your driving licence at the ready. As soon as you’re approved, you’re good to go.

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Drive a Roundtrip

Book by the hour or day, perfect for weekends away and trips around town. Unlock with the app or your Zipcard. Need a one-way trip? Try Zipcar Flex. 

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Return

When you’re done, return your Roundtrip vehicle to the same dedicated bay you got it from. Pop the keys in the glovebox and lock via the app.