“For carsharing to become a mainstream public transport option for urban Australians; providing a cheap, green and easy alternative to car ownership.”
Flexicar is a membership-based carshare company founded by a group of university friends in 2004. Led by Monique Conheady, it began as a pilot project called Flo Carshare and received small business grants from Shell’s LiveWIRE program, the Victorian Government and the City of Melbourne.
Monique ‘discovered’ the carsharing concept in the 1990s while she was visiting a friend in Boston, USA. She became determined that inner-city Melburnians should have convenient, cost-effective and environmentally sustainable access to a car without needing to personally own one.
In October 2006, Flo became ‘Flexicar’ and since then it has won numerous environmental and small business awards. Hertz Australia purchased Flexicar in December 2010 and continues to operate Flexicar’s services from their office on St Kilda Rd in Melbourne.
We're always out and about meeting clients and partners, so for us, fast access to affordable and flexible transport is an absolute must. Flexicar give us the constant access we need, without the high price tag. We've saved a large amount on transport that we can now put toward other important aspects of our business. The ease in which we can use Flexicar to book and manage our travel is insurmountable to our expectations - the online booking process is efficient and uncomplicated. We look forward to continuing with Flexicar in the future.
Flexicar is a highly valued corporate partner of Bicycle Network Network and our Bupa Around the Bay and Ride2Work Events. Bicycle Network staff have used and trusted Flexicar and its suite of vehicles for a number of years and highly recommend the level of customer support and service provided by the team at Flexicar.
Corporate Sales Manager
I use Flexicar for all my client and consultant meetings, it’s an extremely reliable and affordable resource for our company.
Our staff at Donald Cant Watts Corke regularly use Flexicar. The flexibility in booking a car online and having the car available in such close proximity to our building is so convenient.
The staff also love the convenience and as a company we like that we don’t have to worry about owning a car. We previously owned a car but having Flexicar available for us made our decision to sell the car and save on costs easy.
We are a regular user of Flexicar and look forward to continuing to use their excellent service.
Here’s your chance to join the Flexicar team!
Sharing the carshare message is the name of the game and we want you, our valued members and Flexi-lovers, to join the crew! We’re always on the hunt for passionate individuals who have a vested interest in building new business and will contribute (cue big word) exponentially to our team.
We’ve got a soft spot for green-living aficionados, the business-minded, car enthusiasts and all-round nice people.
We look for those who are passionate about sustainable transport and mobility solutions. So if you think you have what it takes upload your CV below. Spontaneous applications are always welcome.
We believe we can make a real difference to the world and the local communities we operate in and we are proud to provide support to businesses and events that share our values. Read all about our work here and under News.
Flexicar was selected as the winner of the 2010 Transportation, Warehousing & Logistics Award - Mindful Movement (supported by Banksia Environmental Foundation).
Flexicar CEO & Co-Founder was selected as the winner of the Victorian 2009 Telstra Business Women’s Awards for the Hudson Private and Corporate Sector Award.
Flexicar were selected as one of three finalists in the Melbourne Awards in 2009 in the contribution to environment category.
Flexicar were selected as finalists in the national United Nations World Environment Day Awards in 2008.
Flexicar were selected as one of three finalists in the Melbourne Awards in 2008 in the contribution to environment category.
Flexicar was selected as a finalist in the 2007 Melbourne Business3000 Awards.
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