Richard's story: How car2go helped get from A to B with ease

Dec 19 2017, 4:47 pm

Being a DJ and spinning old-school rap is cool until you have to move a hundred pounds of vinyl. 

“The best part about car2go is you’re paying by the minute, you don’t have to pay for insurance, you don’t have to pay for parking and it’s, like, half the size of a car.”

Watch Richard’s car2go story:

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With over 550 vehicles and 30,000 members in Metro Vancouver, car2go gets the city going. Whether it’s a quick shopping trip on Main, a day of sailing at Jericho or a drive up to do the Grouse Grind, it’s up to you where you go, for as long and as often as you want. No fixed rental stations, but plenty of benefits for your budget and the environment.

car2go is offering a sweet deal for new members. Sign up here for just $10 and you’ll get 30 minutes of time for free – simply use the promo code car2goLIFE when registering.

car2go offer

How it works

1. Find your car2go

  • Download the smartphone app or visit
  • Reserve one for free 15 minutes in advance (if you want)

2. Get in and go

  • Unlock the car by scanning your Membercard on the windshield card reader
  • Enter your PIN on the touchscreen, remove the key and go!

3. Parking ways

End your trip within the Home Area at:

  • Permit/Resident only spots
  • Designated “car2go only” locations
  • Areas with no stopping/parking restrictions


  • $0.38/min
  • $13.99/hour
  • $72.99/day

Prices include gas, insurance, parking and mileage up to 200km per rental.
Rates are subject to government tax.


With a car2go membership, you always have an escape vehicle. Just grab a car when you need it and park it when you’re done! Sign up at and share your stories online with #car2goLIFE.


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