Join Zipcar for free and get £24 free driving

Zipcar Flex parking on street

Wheels when you want them

Learn all about our new Zipcar Flex service. Then get in and get more out of the city.

what's zipcar?

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

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  • Drive cars and vans by the minute, hour or day. 
  • Choose Zipcar Flex for one-way, drive and drop trips across London, from just 29p/min.
  • Pick Roundtrip for longer reservations, picking up and returning to the same dedicated space.
  • Roundtrip available from £3/hour & £33/day.
  • Rates include fuel, insurance and the Congestion Charge.
  • All available 24/7, from convenient locations near where you live & work.

how it works

Once you’ve joined, getting on the road is really simple. And you can do it all from our handy app.

Select your Zipcar service


Choose the service that works for you

We offer two types of services. Roundtrip is where you pick up and return the car or van to the same space. Or you can go one-way and drive and drop with Zipcar Flex. Take your pick.

Reserve your Zipcar


Drive by the minute, hour or day

Just a few taps of the app and you can be driving in seconds. Take Zipcar Flex one-way right now, or plan ahead for longer trips and book in advance for day trips or weekends. The choice is yours.

Unlock your Zipcar with the app

Unlock & drive

One app, thousands of cars

Use the app at the start of your reservation to unlock the doors. The keys are waiting for you in the glovebox. Easy. Then get out there, do your thing and enjoy the ride.

Drop off bay for your Zipcar


Return or drop off when you're done

Depending on your trip type, return and park in the reserved Car Club Only bay for Roundtrip, or drop off in any approved space across the Zipzone with Zipcar Flex.

where do zipcars live?

With over 1,500 cars & vans parked on-street, find your nearest below

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  • no cars here meet your criteria

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  • area


Zipcar is coming!

Soon you'll have access to cars near you.

Check back soon.


meet the cars


Pick from the list below or

search an address or post code

(ex. London or W1D 5LF or Shaftesbury Avenue)

There are no Zipcar areas near your location.  Choose a new city or enter a location in the search box above.


  • Cities with storefronts

Membership plans

We’ve a choice of membership plans to suit any budget. And if you want to switch to a different plan at any time, you can.



Free (limited time only)

Normally a £19 one-off joining fee.

Perfect if you want to give Zipcar a try!



£6 per month

& £6 driving credit each month

Want to start saving from your very first trip? Plan on using Zipcar occasionally. The Smart choice.



£15 per month

& £15 driving credit each month

You want to access our lowest rates? Start saving after just 3 hours a month.

Before you join here's what you need to know.



Click on the join button and follow the steps to fill out your details. Make sure you have your licence and payment details ready.

upload licence

upload licence

Take a clear picture of the front of your driving licence and upload it when prompted during your application.

upload selfie

upload selfie

Take a clear picture of yourself with your driving licence and upload it when prompted during your application.



Whilst you wait for approval email, why not download our handy app for iOS and Android devices.