Weekend Car & Van Hire

 


Zipcar offers weekend car & van hire in the UK, whether it's for a romantic getaway, city trip or short holiday, members can pick up vehicles from London, Bristol, Oxford or Cambridge. Vehicles can be rented by the hour or day, in easy to access roadside locations. Simply search in our app for your nearest vehicles and bool the vehicle that suits you, all of our vehicles can be opened via the app with the keys found in the glovebox to get you on your way as soon as possible. 

How Zipcar works

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

Round Trip
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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

Hire 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.

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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 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’s 13 boroughs to choose from. Pop the keys in the glovebox and lock via the app.

Zipcar Weekend Rates

The cost of renting a car or van varies depending on the plan you're on the city you're in and the vehicle you're driving. For the most up to date pricing, download our app and check based on your location. If you're not already a Zipcar member you can estimate the cost of your trip, head to our pricing page for more information. 

 

Make the most of your weekend with Zipcar

"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

Looking for some inspiration on how Zipcar can help you make the most of your weekend? Here are a few ways in which you can make the most from renting with Zipcar. 

 

 

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Best Weekend Getaways

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Moving Home?

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Unique Weekend Breaks

Weekend Car and Van Rental London

Rent cars and vans by hour or day in London, whether you're looking to escape anywhere from Balham to Bethnal Green there should be plenty of local Zipcar's available for you to rent. Vehicles are available to pick up 24/7, just make sure you book far enough 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

Looking for more inspiration on renting a car or van for the weekend in London, check out these top attractions in London or a list of things to do in a rental car.