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Flexible Weekend Car Hire

Zipcar lets you choose from thousands of vehicles for your weekend getaways! Get ready and explore your favourite destination with ease and convenience. Rent for a day or the whole weekend, and enjoy the flexibility of picking up and returning vehicles at your own pace.

Hassle free weekend car hire

Need a car for a quick city trip or a relaxing getaway? At Zipcar, we have got you covered! Whether it's for a city trip or a short holiday, our vehicles can be rented for as little as an hour or up to 7 days from convenient locations in London, Bristol, Oxford or Cambridge. Find your perfect car nearby on the App, unlock it with your phone,  and hit the road within a click!

 

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, Flex. Just download the app, reserve and drive.

Round Trip
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Join Zipcar

Apply online, all you need is your driving licence and a debit or credit card. Once you’re approved you’re good to go.

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Drive a Roundtrip

Hire by the hour or day, perfect for weekends away and trips around town. 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.

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Join Zipcar

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

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Drive a Flex

Our one-way service. Reserve your nearest car in the app (we’ll hold it for 15 minutes), drive, then drop it in our Zipzone.

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Drop

Leave Flex cars in our Zipzone across London – there are 15 boroughs to choose from. Pop the keys in the glovebox and lock via the app.

Zipcar Weekend Rates

If you rent for the whole weekend you’ll benefit from our multi-day discounts, saving you £25 a day for any trip over 34 hours. The cost of renting a car varies depending on the plan you're in the city you're in and the vehicle you're driving. For the most up-to-date fare, download our app and check in your location. If you're not already a Zipcar member you can estimate the cost of your trip by heading to our home page and searching for your trip in the search bar.

 

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Get inspired by Zipcar

Rent cars by hour or day in London, whether you're looking to escape anywhere from Balham to Bethnal Green there are plenty of local Zipcar cars available for you to rent. Vehicles are available to pick up 24/7,  book in advance to secure your nearest vehicle for the time you need it.

"I've used Zipcar mostly for practical journeys - moving house, taking the cat to the vets, helping my mum house-hunt. But during the last few months of lockdown, we've used Zipcar to get out of London for some fresh air. We've been on hikes in the countryside and to the seaside that we wouldn't have been able to otherwise, so thank you Zipcar!" - Alex, Lewisham

"My most memorable Zipcar journey was a holiday to Devon with my mates. It was just a really nice drive across the country with my friends singing car karaoke the whole way!" - Jason, Southwark

 

 

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Why Rent a Zipcar?

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Save money

We pay for fuel, parking and insurance – so you get access to a car without the hassle of owning one!

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Rent a car locally

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

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Drive on-demand

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

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Live greener

Cheaper and greener than owning your own car, we've also got hundreds of electric cars in our fleet.