Zipcar Flex | One-way flexible car sharing

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drive drop do with zipcar flex

jump into our new flexible, one-way service today.

what's zipcar flex?

It's our new, flexible one-way service.

VW Polo for Zipcar Flex
  • One-way? Yes, way! Jump in & get more out of the city today.
  • Drive & drop with Flex for just 29p per minute.
  • Fuel, insurance and 60 miles per day included as usual.
  • Pick up & park from thousands of on-street locations across the Zipzone.
  • The Zipzone now covers North & South London.
  • From errands to brunch with friends and everything in between, try it today.

One way trips to and from Heathrow T5 are now available

Flex your way

simple pay-as-you-go rates for maximum flexibility

Flex by the minute

By the minute

perfect for saving you money on short trips around the city

VW Polo - 29p per minute.

VW e-Golf - 31p per minute.

Flex by the hour

By the hour

we cap the rates to keep costs of longer trips down

VW Polo - £12 per hour.

VW e-Golf - £14 per hour.

Please note: an additional £5 airport fee applies to any trips to and from Heathrow T5 in a Zipcar Flex.

Flex by the day

By the day

daily cap exclusive to the VW Polo

Kicking in at 6 hours for reservations in the Polo, you'll never pay more than £72 per 24 hour period.

The e-Golf is suited for shorter trips around the city, with per minute and per hour rates only.

get flexible across the Zipzone

The Zipzone is the blue area on the map where you can find & drop off cars with Zipcar Flex. Always use the app to check the exact operating area and to find your nearest Flex car. Top tip, blue pins for Flex, green for Roundtrip.


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Where can you drop off with Zipcar Flex?

Almost anywhere within the Zipzone - just make sure the bays or spaces are one of the following:

Permit Holders Only
If you see this sign, you're okay to park.

Permit Holders or Pay & Display
Always check the wording on these signs - it should look like this. Pay & Display Only bays are not allowed.

On street - No restrictions
Many of the streets across the Zipzone do not have any parking restrictions. In the absence of parking signs, these locations are indicated by white parking lines and where there are no other restrictions e.g. yellow lines, red routes.

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where you can't drop off with Zipcar Flex

  • Car Club Only bays (Zipcar Roundtrip vehicles live there)
  • Pay & Display Only bays
  • Disabled bays • Business Permit Only bays
  • Suspended bays
  • Yellow lines, red routes, junction boxes, zig-zag lines, pedestrian crossings & all other nationally restricted areas
  • Housing estates and private roads
  • Roads on the TFL Road Network
  • Parking bays in part time bus lanes
  • Selected streets or areas closed by the borough council.

Check for parking restrictions coming into effect within 48 hours of ending the rental, if you see one, please don’t park there!

make sure you have the latest app to use Flex