Zipcar Flex | One-way, flexible car sharing

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Wheels when you want them

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

DRIVE. DROP. FLY.

One-way trips to and from Heathrow T5 are now available.

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
  • Find
  • Reserve
  • Unlock
  • Drive
  • Drop
  • Select the service that works for you

    We offer two types of services. Roundtrip or one-way with Zipcar Flex. Take your pick.

  • Find your nearest Zipcar in the app

    Find your nearest Zipcar in the app.

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    Book a Zipcar up to 15 minutes or weeks in advance

    A few taps of the app and you can be driving in seconds for one-way trips or use it to book ahead for a whole weekend with a van. The choice is yours.

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    Unlock the car with your phone

    When you're at your Zipcar hit unlock on the app. The keys are waiting for you in the glovebox. Easy.

  • Jump in and get more out of the city

    Get out there, do your thing and enjoy the ride. Fuel, insurance, the Congestion Charge are included in our rates. You're welcome.

  • Drop off your Zipcar & end your reservation

    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.

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.

Trips here, there and everywhere

With both Roundtrip and one-way Zipcar Flex at your fingertips, you get the best of both worlds. Just pick and choose whichever suits your trip.

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Flex

Ideal for spontaneous one-way journeys

Trying out that new restaurant on everyone’s lips? Pick up your friends in a Flex car en-route. Dashing to a meeting across town? Flex it in no time.

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Roundtrip

Perfect for longer trips that go full circle

Need to lug some flat-pack back from Ikea? Get your move on with a Zipvan. Escaping to the country for a weekend? Roundtrip is the easy way to do it.

Flex your way

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

Flex by the minute

By the minute

for just 29p/min you can enjoy short trips around the capital

One-way trips with Zipcar Flex are only availble in the app, download it today.

Flex by the hour

By the hour

never pay more than £12 per hour with Flex

For those times when you need to Flex for longer, we make sure you'll never pay more than £12 for an hour. You're welcome!

Flex by the day

By the day

never pay more than £72 for a full day with Flex

Our daily price cap for Flex vehicles kicks in at 6 hours so you'll never pay more than £72/day. Our daily cap means any 24 hour period.

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.

Basic

free

Normally a £19 one-off joining fee.

Perfect if you want to give Zipcar a try!

Smart

£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.

Plus

£15 per month

& £15 driving credit each month

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

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Trips

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