Published on : 31 October 20193 min reading time
Faced with a multitude of choices in terms of mobility solutions, carsharing is gradually gaining notoriety among French customers. This new system of car rental between private individuals or not has many advantages. Car-sharing rental is more convenient, less expensive and less polluting than other services. But how do you rent a car-sharing car?
What is car-sharing?
Car-sharing is a rental system that allows people who need to drive occasionally to have a car without being the owner. More accessible with a very low cost per kilometre, the principle is simple. All you must do is locate the self-service car parked nearby via a mobile app, reserve it when you need it and leave it in a car park when you no longer use it. Other carsharers may use the vehicle the rest of the time. Unlike other offers, subscribers to this service no longer worry about insurance, maintenance or even parking the car. Everything is the responsibility of the company that offers the car-sharing service as in the case of the Drivy car-sharing platform.
How to rent a car-sharing car?
Self-service car-sharing cars are generally accessible via telephone applications. So, all you have to do is find an online car-sharing company based on your location and the type of vehicle you need. If you can find some, register. Registration may be free or for a fee depending on the company. You may pay an additional amount such as the coverage amount and monthly subscription in addition to the registration amount depending on the company. You will obtain a magnetic badge as soon as possible that will allow you to access your car. A badge that will also allow you to open and generally start the car.
What is the advantage of renting a car-sharing car?
This system is more economical for users since they free themselves from the costs related to the purchase of a vehicle and no longer must worry about maintenance, insurance, fuel, parking… Renting a car-sharing car also allows them to maximize their trips. Self-service vehicles are for the most part car-sharing services that can be located via a mobile application. An app that allows you to book a car at any time, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, whenever you need it.
Don’t forget to always check the condition of the vehicle and the validity of its card. In order to avoid any risk of accident, it is useful to report any problems that may have occurred during your trip. At the end of each month, you will receive an invoice indicating your mileage, the duration of the rental and the amount to be paid.
What is a LLD (Long Term Lease)?