Global Sharing Day 2013

We’re big fans of sharing. Why own when you can share, right? So we’re naturally very proud to be official sponsors of Global Sharing Day 2013, organised by the wonderful People Who Share. Their mission is to raise awareness of the benefits of sharing and make it mainstream. Linsay Duncan, research marketing sharer for Global Sharing Day, explains more about the event and how car sharing fits in.

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We like our Facebook fans. They have a habit of saying nice things to us like this:

Zipcar UK Facebook post

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Zip there in a day

Thanks to the three days of gorgeous weather we enjoyed over the late May bank holiday, the Zipcar reconnaissance team and I escaped the muggy city and zipped about discovering fun places to zip to in a day (and turning an attractively painful shade of lobster red).

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Festival Hands

Like millions of other people, I wasn’t quite lucky enough to get tickets to Glastonbury this year, but thankfully there are hundreds of other events and festivals across the UK to keep all tastes and wallets happy this summer (and with Zipcar, lugging your gear there couldn’t be easier).

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Prufrock Coffee, London

Andy Ashburner is the founder of London-based Pindrop App, a mobile app for collating your favourite places around the world, sharing them with friends or discovering curated lists from people you might like. Read on to find out more about Pindrop and Andy's favourite spots in London.

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Road trip to Kew in a Zipcar

"When living in such a vast and vibrant city like London, sometimes it’s easy to forget that there’s a whole other world that exists outside the urban sprawl. In fact, you don’t have to go very far to find a little peace and quiet and a change of scenery," Tremayne from London city guide HG2 tells me. Read on for his review of a ziptrip to Kew

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Co-Pilot close up

Whether you’re a new member or have been zipping about for years, sometimes you’ll have a burning question about Zipcar while you’re out on the road. 

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Google Hangout

As you know, at Zipcar, we’re all about sharing. On June 5th, we’re extremely excited that Malte Feller, Zipcar’s European President, will be speaking at Le Web – only one of the most prestigious global conferences, attracting the crème de la crème of business leaders who are shaking up the way we do business today. 

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Guardian awards

Zipcar was proud to be shortlisted for The Guardian’s Sustainable Business Awards. Amy Wong, Zipcar’s Fleet Operations Supervisor, attended the ceremony, and tells me all about it.

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So, what’s a Zipstar? From the worlds of fashion, music and cookery, our members include smart, savvy individuals who are breaking the mould in their chosen field. We are proud to introduce you to the people who use our Zipcars. 

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