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Drive a car or van near you


Join now and use our app to search for, book and unlock cars and vans. And with thousands of vehicles near where you live and work, getting around has never been easier. Join today and you’ll get £30 driving credit! (£15 upon approval, £15 after first trip). Ts&Cs apply. 


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Search, book, unlock with our app

Zipcar gives you access to thousands of cars and vans near you, wherever you are in the city. Once you're a member you can access them all via our easy to use app. 

Local vehicles
We have a variety of cars and vans available near you
Roundtrip or one-way Flex! Book ahead or last minute
Easy to use app, simple booking process
Inclusive pricing
We pay for fuel. And we’re cheaper than owning a car
Electric vehicles and less cars on the road. Win, win!

Book the time you need

Whether it’s cars or vans, you can rent for minutes, hours or days.

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Save more on longer trips

Escape the city for the night and save with multi-day discounts.

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Looking for your nearest vehicle?

Zipcar has thousands of vehicles across the city, located in convenient roadside locations to get you on the road quicker. Start searching for cars near you here

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. 

Frequently asked questions

Join promotion T&Cs

For those applying to join Zipcar UK Basic plan only from 24th June and 31st July 2024. Application fee is £15, and standard terms are once approved members will receive £15 driving credit, automatically applied to their account. The second £15 credit will be sent to approved members via email once they have taken their first trip. The email will be sent within 48 hours of the end of the first trip. All eligible members will receive their credit via email. Joining credit to be used within 30 days from day of approval, second £15 driving credit must be used within 30 days of receipt. The promotion is only applicable to new members and will not apply to anyone reopening their account. Zipcar reserves the right to remove or amend this offer at any time.