what’s Zipcar?

Glad you asked. It's the smarter way to get around the city.

  • Drive cars by the hour or day. Fuel & insurance included.
  • In neighbourhoods, cities and airports across the globe.
  • Save hundreds over car ownership.
  • A wide range of cars available 24/7.
  • Membership starts as low as £6/month.


how it works

4 simple steps to Zipcar freedom

1. join

Apply online today. It only takes a few minutes. Once you’re approved, you get your very own Zipcard and can start planning road trips.

2. reserve

Reserve a Zipcar – for a couple hours or the entire day. Do it online or on your mobile. We’re easy.

3. tap

Walk to the car and hold your Zipcard to the windshield for a few seconds. The doors will unlock and it’s all yours!

4. drive

Drive away... and return to the same reserved parking spot at the end of your reservation. That’s it! (And remember, fuel and insurance are included.)

where do Zipcars live

Find us in your local neighbourhood, or in cities and airports across the globe

rates & plans

Pick the plan that’s right for you. Once you’ve joined, you can reserve cars by the hour or day. Driving rates vary by city and car model. (You guessed it, fancy cars are a little more.)

Membership from:


Get full details when you sign up and select your city.

join Zipcar

Here’s what you need to do to get on the road:

create a Zipcar log in

have your driver’s license handy

grab your credit or debit card

The following is an animated graphic showing multiple Zipcar members using their car sharing membership cars to get around town or out of town to new places. Get started by finding cars by the hour or registering for a car sharing membership.

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on board?

Join Zipcar

Cars by the hour or day are ready when you are. Find a Zipcar