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What do I need to sign up?

  • Valid driver’s license*
  • Credit or debit card**
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Proof of income eligibility (If signing up for the discounted Community Membership)

*If you are not a US resident and you hold a foreign driver’s license, you must also provide an International Driving Permit issued in your country of residence.

How do I start using the service?

  • Sign up: You can sign up for the service online here, or through the BlueLA Mobile app. You can also begin registration in-person with a BlueLA Ambassador if you have all required documents ready. Call the BlueLA Customer Service line to arrange time with a BlueLA Ambassador: 1 (800) 212-1079
  • Activate: You will receive an activation code that allows you to pair your TAP card or BlueLA card at any BlueLA station.

Is Insurance included?

Yes! BlueLA provides liability insurance for all members up to the State minimum limit, which will apply secondary to any personal auto insurance maintained by the member. However, if the Bluecar is damaged at the fault of the member, the member will be responsible for damages. Please email contact@bluela.com for more information.

How much does it cost to use BlueLA?

BlueLA rates can be found here. All members now enjoy the 2nd and 3rd hour of every rental free! Under our annual plans, members pay:

  • $1 or $5 per month (one year commitment)
  • $9 or $12 for first 3 hours of each rental, and per hour after that

A one-month trial plan is also available. A minimum charge for 15 minutes and a 9.5% sales tax apply to every rental. That’s it. With BlueLA, there are no hidden fees!

Where do I pick up and drop off a car?

Bluecars can be rented and dropped off by any BlueLA member at any BlueLA station. All existing and incoming station locations can be found here, or on the mobile app. Each station has one self-service kiosk and 5 parking spots, each with an electric charger, where all BlueLA rentals begin and end.

What kind of cars are provided?

The Bluecar is a unique all-electric compact hatchback designed and manufactured in Europe specifically and exclusively for car sharing. The car gets 90-100 miles to the charge, seats four adults comfortably, and can be rented on-street from any BlueLA station.

What is BlueLA car sharing?

Car sharing is short-term car rental meant for trips around the city, providing the freedom of vehicle use without the costs and hassle of owning a personal vehicle. BlueLA is a membership-based subscription service in Los Angeles, offering access to a network of shared electric vehicles 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at self-service locations throughout the central city.