Vancouver car sharing comparison table

benefits of car sharing in vancouver

Haven’t got the time to read our in-depth Guide to car sharing in Vancouver? No worries! We’ve summarised our findings in our ‘Vancouver car sharing comparison table’. You can quickly find out who the best car share company in Vancouver is. Scroll down and check it out.  Update March 2020: Car2Go are no longer operating in Vancouver so they’ve been removed from the table. Update May 2020: Zipcar are no longer operating in Vancouver so they’ve been removed from the […]

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Evo vs Car2Go. One-way car sharing Vancouver.

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Update March 2020: Car2Go are no longer operating in Vancouver. Most text for Evo is still relevant so I’ve left the article up as a reference guide for Evo still.  The big names in one-way car sharing in Vancouver are BCAA Evo Car Share and Car2Go. Aside from the look of the cars, it’s not really clear what the differences between the two companies are. So we’re going to take an in-depth look at both operations. Read on to find […]

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Car2Go ending in North America

Car2Go ending in North America

Uh-oh, Car2Go is ending in North America! On the 18th of December Car2Go’s parent company Share Now issued a statement saying that they were exiting the North American market (as well as London, Brussels, and Florence) effective as of 29 February 2020. Car2Go had already entered and withdrawn from various US and Canadian cities. Most recently in October 2019 it retired from Austin, Denver, Portland, and Calgary. These were markets it had been in for the best part of a […]

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The complete guide to car sharing in Vancouver

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If you’re living in Vancouver, you’ve probably seen cars from car sharing companies Car2Go, Evo, Zipcar, and Modo. These operators offer a modern and convenient twist on classic car rental. Over 3000 such vehicles can be found in Vancouver. If you want to try one out, where should you start?  Well read this complete guide to car sharing in Vancouver!  Update March 2020: Car2Go are no longer operating in Vancouver. I’ve deleted most sections, but there may be some hangover […]

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Who is the cheapest car share in Vancouver? Car2Go vs Evo.

Update March 2020: Car2Go are no longer operating in Vancouver. But the pricing info for Evo is still good, so I’ve left the article up.  Want to know who the  cheapest car share in Vancouver is? Well it depends on what kind of car you need (2 seats / 5 seats), and how long you need it for. We have reviewed the pricing structure for Car2Go and Evo, and can tell you who is cheapest! Re-published in October 2019 but updated for […]

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Car sharing parking spots in Vancouver (Evo, Modo)

Car sharing parking spots in Vancouver (Evo, Car2Go, Modo)

Vancouver itself is great for car-sharing for many reasons, including its population density and relative availability of parking relative to other major cities. However, it can still be tricky to find a place to park, especially downtown. The dedicated car sharing parking spots in Vancouver are limited, the multi-storey car parks are often underground and hard to locate, and you can’t leave a car on the street as there are expensive parking meters everywhere… But, Vancouver council have taken action, […]

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Evo car share promo code

BCAA Evo are arguably the top dog for one-way car sharing in Vancouver. In this post we’re going to briefly review why they’re worth signing up to, and give you an Evo car share promo code. Then you can dodge the registration fee and get some free minutes too! An overview of BCAA Evo Evo car share is a Vancouver operation, founded in 2015. They’ve grown to a a large fleet of over 1250 Toyota Prius C hybrid cars, which […]

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Uber alternative Vancouver

uber alternative vancouver

Note 28 Jan 2020: This article was written before ride hailing was permitted in Vancouver. As of the end of January 2020, Uber and Lyft are in Vancouver! So this article should be treated as historic in relation to Uber.   Looking for a ride about town? Where’s the nearest Uber or Lyft? Ride hailing services have seen huge growth in the past few years because they’re convenient and affordable. You’ll find them in many cities around the world, but […]

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Modo promo code

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Modo are a BC born and bred car sharing company founded in 1997. They have slowly grown since then to merge with various other car sharing groups that were found on Vancouver Island and in Okanagan. The company is a co-operative and states, “Our intent is to earn just enough to cover our costs and continue to invest in being the best and most purposeful car share operator in BC”. If you want the Modo promo code, skip to the bottom, […]

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Car2Go free minutes

Car2Go is one of two main competitors providing one-way car sharing services in Vancouver. Car2Go are big and experienced, and have *driven* the one-way car sharing market. In this post we’re going to review why it’s worth signing up with Car2Go and how you get some Car2Go free minutes. An overview of Car2Go Car2Go are an internationally renown company, with car sharing operations in 25 locations and 3,500,000 members globally.  They have around 14,000 vehicles in their global fleet, with […]

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