Car hire and car clubs City car clubs
City Car Club
City Car Club operates across England, Scotland and Wales giving customers access to everything from city cars to seven-seaters and vans.
- 0845 330 1234
Co-Wheels has vehicles located across England and Scotland. Vehicles vary from small cars to estate cars and seven-seaters, plus some cars owned by members and made available for others in the Co-Wheels club.
- 0845 602 8030
E-Car claims to be the UK's first entirely electric pay-per-use car club. Cars available include the Renault Zoe and Nissan Leaf hatchbacks, and the Renault Kangoo Maxi van. There are currently five bases in the south east of England and a further six coming soon.
- 020 3603 2259
Hertz 24/7 moves away from Hertz's traditional rental car setup giving access to vans at B&Q stores across England, Scotland and Wales. Customers can rent large vans from outside these stores, along with smaller petrol, diesel and electric vehicles in city centres.
- 08708 454545
Zipcar has a variety of vehicles parked across a small number of cities in the south of England. Vehicles range from superminis to hybrid cars and large vans.
- 0333 240 9000
Outside the city
If you don't live in a city, you might be able to join a smaller, community-run car club.
Some rural car clubs have just two or three cars in villages where public transport is patchy.