Car clubs encourage people to forego private car ownership and they are also attractive to people that make very limited use of a car. While not having the expense of buying, insuring and maintaining their own vehicle, members have access to a car. Research has shown that car club cars replace between 6 to 20 privately owned vehicles.
Bookings can be for an hour, for 2 to 3 days or longer and is usually cheaper than conventional car hire. You can book online or by phone, and payment is by the hour and/or miles travelled.
ZipCar are a car club operator with cars parked across the borough:
Updated: 6 November 2014