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Safe, clean car sharing during COVID-19

Safety has always been our number one priority and now, due to the current pandemic, it is even more important. In this post, there are instructions for both drivers and...

Hiyacar helps NHS workers #NipHomeSafe with Fold7

Campaign promoting free peer-to-peer car hire for NHS staff and emergency volunteers launches across London

Don’t write off the car, write it into the future

An open letter to Sadiq Khan Dear Sadiq Khan, In response to an article, you tweeted from ITV on post lockdown London, we wanted to express our views with the...

Moving a Medium blog to Jekyll, Netlify & Cloudflare Workers

We recently moved our blog away from Medium, replacing it with several services working together. Here’s why and how.

Putting cars to the best possible use

Our blogs have always been an open view into hiyacar so we wanted to continue that theme as we potentially pass the peak of the COVID-19 but are a long...

Shaking off the 'Airbnb for cars' tag

Back in 2015 when it was just Graeme and myself, planning out what we wanted hiyacar to be, we found the easiest way to communicate to the public was as...

Back live & on a pathway to sustainability

After 2 months of downtime we are now fully operational again and our insurance pricing has caused a bit of a stir amongst our members. We have been very vocal...

All startups seem to use OKR's. Do you? Here's why we ditched them

In our early days we were introduced to OKR’s by a very big and successful company and thought they would be a great addition to hiyacar. They would give the...

Hiyacar will be back live shortly… what’s the story?

Hiyacar will be back to doing what we do best, which is connecting drivers with cars when and where they want them, at the back end of January.

Reduce your excess to £0 with our Excess Waiver

When you purchase our Car Sharing Excess Waiver, you can reduce your excess from £500 to £0. This insurance is designed to waive the excess you pay under the standard...

How to message an owner before making a request 🚙

If you have any questions that you want to ask the car owner before making a booking you can easily start a conversation with them through our app before making...

Filtering your search

Finding the perfect car for your next journey couldn’t be simpler. Whether you need an automatic city/hatchback or a 7 seater with air-con, you can narrow down your search quickly by using...