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Drive an EV for free!

Ever fancied giving an electric car (EV) a go? Well, we’ve got great news: to celebrate Sustainability Day, on 28 October 2020, we’re teaming up with plant-based pioneers Alpro to give you FREE EV rides!

That’s right! For one day only, between 7am to 10pm, journeys in a one-way Flex e-Golf are free!* Whether you’re heading to the shops, nipping to that important meeting or getting to your appointment, swap to an EV and drive for free!

Alpro: Plant-based pioneers

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Alpro: Plant-based pioneers

Alpro are on a mission to change the way the world eats, for the better. The scientists have an easy answer. The more of us who put more plant-based on our plates, the better it is for the planet. Doing your bit with every bite (or sip). Good for the planet, good for you!

To make it easier for you to make small changes that have big impacts, everyone who takes a trip in one of our EVs tomorrow will also be treated to a voucher for some Alpro plant-based goodies – making your next sustainable choice easier than ever.

Read all about Alpro here.

Go electric


Go electric

It's easy being green! With over 300 electric vehicles in our fleet, and a vision to be fully electric by 2025, we want all our members to come over to the green side and try one of our e-Golfs. On Wednesday 28 October 2020, between 7am and 10pm, join the 54,000 members who have already driven an EV.

Find out more about our electric fleet.  

Terms and conditions

*From 7am GMT to 10pm GMT 28th October 2020 the cost to hire a Zipcar Flex Electric Car (EV) for Zipcar UK members will be £0. To benefit from the £0 journey charge the journey (including vehicle hold) must start and end in a Zipcar Flex e-Golf between 7am GMT to 10pm GMT on 28th October 2020, anything either side of these hours will be charged at the usual minute/hourly rate. Offer only valid for journeys starting and ending in the Zipzone; journeys ending or stopping outside of London will be subject to a towing charge.  Any charges or fees incurred during the trip will be charged, including but not limited to hold extensions, Penalty Notice Charges, additional mileage (over 60 miles) and any insurance costs passed on should an accident take place. Offer subject to vehicle availability, valid for Zipcar UK approved members only, Zipcar staff are not eligible. Zipcar reserves the right to amend or remove this offer at any time.  

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 Roundtrip cars and vans 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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When you’re done return your Roundtrip vehicle to the same dedicated bay you got it from. Flex cars can be dropped in our Zipzone. Pop the keys in the glovebox and lock via the app.

Get there on your own terms

There are two ways to drive with Zipcar: Roundtrip cars or vans where you pick them up and return them to the same bay. Need to go from A to B? Just take a one-way Flex car. 

Take a Roundtrip

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Take a Roundtrip

Book a car or van whenever you need it and drive them by the hour or day/s. When you’re done, return it back to the same guaranteed bay. Perfect for weekends away or that big shop.

Drive one-way with Flex

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Drive one-way with Flex

Pick it up and drop it off anywhere in our Zipzone (most of London!) and drive it by the minute or hour. Great for last minute trips, getting to Heathrow or getting to the pub (and cabbing back).

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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.