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How does car sharing work with DriveNow?

DriveNow's smart car sharing concept combines great fun on the road with fantastic flexibility Rent a car, whenever you need one - jump in and out, wherever you want! You can read how simple it is to use DriveNow here.

All you have to do is register: that's how quickly you can be on-board with DriveNow

Flexible driving fun with the BMW i3 plus 30 minutes of free driving as a welcome bonus – how to join us:

Just register online
Register online using our registration form. There is a one-off registration fee of DKK 89.

Activate your customer account
Now all you have to do then is to upload a picture to the DriveNow app to identify yourself. Just follow the instructions in the app. As soon as we have verified your uploaded documents, we will activate your customer account, and notify you by email. Now just download the DriveNow app – and you're good to go.

Good to know: As a back-up solution in addition to the app, we will send you the DriveNow customer card to lock and unlock our cars through the ordinary mail. Alternatively, you can also use your Rejsekort (Personal & Flex) to register with DriveNow. Please enter your 16-figure Rejsekort number when you register.

Sounds good? Then register online now. Download the app here!

DriveNow App

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Always ready – here's how to reserve your DriveNow car

  • Whether you need a car during the day or at night,  DriveNow cars are parked all over the business area in Copenhagen  – ready for you to jump in and set off! We don't have any official pick-up and drop-off points.

    You can locate your nearest car in a flash, using your smartphone. It pays to be quick though – a car can be reserved for you for up to 15 minutes before you need it. You can also reserve the car you want for up to 8 hours – at a cost of DKK 1,25 per minute.

  • Ready to leave right now? Check out our traffic-light system!
    Are you next to one of our parked cars? How can you tell if the car is ready to rent? A reader on the windscreen shows different coloured lights, depending on the availability of the car.

    • Green: the car is available for rental. 
    • Yellow: the car is currently reserved.
    • Red: someone else has rented the car.

Reserve the car, and then it becomes simple!

Simply touch the open or lock button to open the car that you have reserved. Alternatively, you can hold your customer card up to the reader in the windscreen,

Get in the car, and enter your PIN in the controller in the centre console. Then, simply press on the start/stop button, sit back and enjoy the drive!

Advice for last-minute rentals:
Once you've opened the car with your customer card and entered your PIN, the on-board computer will take you through the registration process step-by-step.

  • Taking a break

    You are able to park up your car, without giving it back. Simply choose "break" on the display and lock the car using the app or your DriveNow customer card. Wait for a couple of seconds, until the light turns red. The car is reserved for you now for DKK 2,5 per minute. The parking rate does not apply between 21.00 and 07.00, monday to friday.

    Did you know? Cars can also be left in parking mode outside the business area. Information about different parking regulations can be found here.

  • Filling up and charging your DriveNow car

    If the battery level happens to fall below 15% during the day, or 20% at night, you can plug the BMW i3 in to a charging station. As a “thank you”, we will add 20 bonus minutes to you account.

  • Using DriveNow abroad

    Enjoy driving without borders: If you choose to pay by credit card, and once you've accepted the terms and conditions for your particular country, you can enjoy the benefits of car sharing in the eleven DriveNow cities.

Payment by credit card
Only customers who have entered their credit card details as a form of payment are authorised to use DriveNow abroad. Please note that you can not use your Rejsekort for driving in other DriveNow countries.

Cities where you can drive abroad

Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Cologne, Vienna, Stockholm, London, Milan, Brussels, Copenhagen,

Bye for now – simply drop off your car!

When it comes to dropping off your car, you benefit from full flexibility and convenience. You can leave it for free in virtually every public car park within the business area; You don't need to pay for a car park ticket at DriveNow. If special parking rules do apply, these can be found here.

Lock the car using the app or your DriveNow customer card and wait a second or two until the light turns green. 

Business area and parking regulations

  • The DriveNow Copenhagen business area stretches all over main Copenhagen, and includes satelitte areas such as Herlev hospital, Høje Tåstrup station, Dragør and Copenhagen airport Kastrup.
    All our BMW i3 cars can be dropped off anywhere in the Copenhagen business area free of charge, except in private car parks, multi-storey car parks and parking zones with specific parking regulations, such as disabled spaces, no-parking zones, at car sharing spaces or taxi parking spaces.

  • Parking spaces that have a time restriction can be used for free for a short stay of up to 15 minutes. You are not allowed to end your rental in one of these parking spaces.
    Read more about our parking regulations for Copenhagen.

DriveNow at Kastrup Airport
DriveNow gets you to Kastrup Airport in a jiffy – and gets you easily and quickly back home again at the end of your trip. Take advantage of our Drive'n'Fly rates! A service fee of kr 29 applies when renting a car from, or dropping a car off, at Kastrup. Our parking spaces are located at P7, immediately beneath the underground station in Terminal 3.
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