Returning the car to the correct location

Article updated on 25/11/2022

At the end of your rental, you should return the car within a radius of 400 metres of the listing address. If you collected it from a private parking spot, you simply have to return it at the same place. It’s best to check in advance with the owner what areas are acceptable.

Additionally, be sure to return the car to a parking spot where there is no risk of a fine for at least the next 48 hours. If you fail to do so, you'll be responsible for any related costs or impoundment in the week following the end of your rental.

Street parking

In case of on-street parking, you should return the car within a radius of 400 metres of its listing position, as advised in your app. The owner might provide additional guidance on where to park easily, or what specific zone is not authorised. If you park the car more than 400 metres away from its listing position without the owner's explicit agreement, you will be subject to the following repatriation fees:

  • 400 metres to 1.99 miles away: £35
  • from 2 miles to 9.99 miles away: £90
  • from 10 miles to 19.99 miles away: £190
  • more than 20 miles away: repatriation costs plus £60

Private parking

In case of private parking, you should return the car to its designated spot, as specified by the owner. If you park the car in another spot without the owner's explicit agreement, you will be subject to the following fees:

  • other spot within the carpark/driveway: £35
  • within a 1.99 mile radius outside the carpark/driveway: £50
  • from 2 miles to 9.99 miles away: £90
  • from 10 miles to 19.99 miles away: £190
  • more than 20 miles away: repatriation costs plus £60

You don't need to pay for the car parking when returning the car, but please note you must return it in an authorised location. In case of bad parking followed by a ticket, it will be your responsibility.

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