Car sharing involves multiple users utilizing the same vehicle while sharing the costs and responsibilities. There are various forms of car sharing, each with its own operational methods. Read more about the different forms of car sharing here.
Yes, to use a shared car, you generally need to be at least 18 years old and possess a valid EU driver's license. However, some car-sharing platforms may have higher age limits for renting certain types of cars. You may also be required to have held your driver's license for a certain period. It's important to check the specific requirements of the chosen car-sharing platform.
The availability of car sharing in your city or area depends on the presence of car-sharing platforms in that specific area. Visit the provider overview to see which options are available near you.
Yes, shared cars are generally insured and usually offer coverage for damage to third parties and to the car itself. However, there is often a deductible that you should be aware of. It is therefore important to read the insurance terms and conditions carefully for more detailed information. Read more about liability in car-sharing here.
Yes, but this membership is often also free of charge. By creating an account, you will get access to the platform and you can reserve a car, often via a mobile app. The membership can take different forms, such as paying only per ride you take, a monthly contribution, or a subscription that gives you a discount on each ride. This depends on the car sharing provider, the type of car sharing you choose (casual rides at MyWheels or Greenwheels or a car sharing with neighbors), and is also dependent on your personal wish how often you want to use the car sharing.
Yes, many car-sharing platforms offer the option to reserve a car for extended periods. This can be convenient for activities like a weekend getaway or a longer vacation. However, the exact possibilities and conditions may vary between car-sharing platforms, so it's advisable to consult the specific information provided by the platform.