Young couple with a Zipcar doing some shopping

moving house, driving to see friends or just doing the weekly shop? all Merton Council employees can use our cars and vans at discounted rates!


What is Zipcar?

Zipcar is the world's largest pay-as-you-go car sharing network, with over 1,500 vehicles in the UK.  You can book our vehicles from one hour to a whole day or even a week, so you only pay for what you need.  Our cars and vans are located in on-street bays near your home and work, providing quick and easy access so you avoid the cost, time and hassle of owning and parking your own.

Where are the vehicles located?

With over 1,500 cars and vans in the fleet across London, Oxford, Cambridge and Bristol, you're never more than a short walk away from a Zipcar.  

How much does it cost?

As a Merton Council employee, you can join for free and will recieve £30 free driving credit. You'll also get discounted rates!

What vehicles are in the fleet?

We have a range of vehicles to suit all your needs inculding the VW GTE, Polo, Golf and 7 seater Touran, the Ford Fiesta, the Audi A3 and the VW Transporter vans.

How do I use a vehicle?

  1. Join - Join today, drive today. Sign up online, we'll call you back to get you started and you can make a booking straight away.
  2. Reserve - Book online or via our free iPhone and Android apps for as little as an hour or a whole day. We're easy.
  3. Unlock - Walk up to your vehicle, hold your Zipcard on the windscreen (or tap your mobile app), and you're in.
  4. Drive - Take the keys from the glovebox and drive away, returning it to the same space when you're done. It's that simple.

register now

Register now

Fill out the online application form, and we’ll drop you an email once your application has been approved. If you’re already a Zipcar member, simply contact us at


Sign up now