Save money with City Car Clubs
provide a fleet of cars which members can book by the hour, day or
week. The aim of car clubs are to save you money and take out the
hassle of owning a car. Car Clubs takes responsibility for paying
tax, insurance, servicing, cleaning and even petrol is included.
For full details of how Car Clubs
The main reason for joining a car club
is the financial savings. The AA calculates owning a car in the UK
cost £2,749 p.a. There are four main car clubs in the
UK, all listed below. More than likely your choice will be
geographically related (www.carclubs.org.uk allows
you to search all clubs at once by postcode).
Prices do vary so as well as joining
costs and annual renewal fees look at what sort of use you expect
you will require. All advertise cheap hourly rates but check
what rates you will expect to pay for your own circumstances.
For example, rates vary if you drive in peak or
off-peak hours and your hourly rate is reduced further for using the
car over longer period. Discounts are given for using the car
for 24 hour, 7 day and 30 day periods. If you need a large car
or van it will cost you more.
Adding additional drivers is extra as is taking out more
comprehensive insurance to reduce the excess.
www.citycarclub.co.uk - Located London, Bath, Bristol,
Birmingham, Brighton, Norwich and Edinburgh.
Car range includes the Vauxhall Corsa, Nissan Micra, Ford Fiesta
and the Kia c’eed.
www.streetcar.co.uk - Reserved online or by phone, and can
be collected and returned 24/7. Streetcar's service is offered
with a 3 month money-back guarantee. Car range includes
Volkswagen Golfs and Polo Bluemotions and VW Transporter Vans.
www.whizzgo.co.uk - The
UK’s leading pay-by-the-hour car club, Located: North:
Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield and York.
South: London, Brighton, St.Albans and Southampton. Midlands:
Birmingham and Northern Ireland: Belfast.
Whizz go use a fleet of low
www.zipcar.co.uk - Drive Minis, hybrids, BMWs, people
carriers and more, by the hour or day. Includes petrol,
congestion charge, insurance and reserved parking. Available in
- Additional saving can be made
by paying a fixed monthly fee. This may be a false economy
depending on your usage so maybe try the club for a month on the
clubs pay-as-you-go service and
if required, you can always upgrade.
- Some flexibility is lost with
Car Clubs so before you join check designated parking locations
which could be some walk, especially the further out of London
- If you live in London, some
car clubs cover the daily congestion charge and others you have
to pay yourself.
- Check what else is covered
such as free miles per day, additional mileage cost, late reture
excess levels and cost of comprehensive cover.
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Street car are offering a 3 month
money back guarantee. See website for details.
Get £25 driving free at Zip Car.
LONDON25 as the promotion code on your application
they'll deposit £25 into your account.