How to create your car's profile

Your car's profile is what Borrowers see when they are looking for a car to book. Here they can see a photo and description of your car and its features. Filling out your car's profile doesn't take long, but it's one of the most effective ways to make your car stand out and get more bookings. You also need to fill out parking instructions so that your Borrowers know where to return your car.

You can see and edit your car's profile at any time by logging in to the members' site and going to Cars > View details > Profile. 

Describe your car 

Give your car a clear description, highlight its features, and let Borrowers know any little quirks.

This helps people find your car when they search online and drive it without needing to contact you or us.

Have fun with this! Borrowers like to know that it's a real person's car, and giving it a fun description helps to show that your car is loved. 

Take a great marketing photo for your car

  1. Take the photo from the front of the car at a 45° angle
  2. Take the photo far enough back that there is an equal "border" on all four sides (about 4m)
  3. Hold the camera about waist-high so you're not "looking down" on the car


Other tips:

  • The best lighting is early-mid morning and late afternoon on a clear day (the sun is too bright midday)
  • Try to avoid having other cars, rubbish bins, or other objects in the photo

Make sure your car's photo follow the guide above. This ensures your car's picture will look great across the platform, on the web and in-app. 

Special instructions for borrowers

Add any quirks or special features drivers need to know in the 'What Borrowers must know before driving' section (this will only be visible to Borrowers after they've booked your car) and select all the features your car has in the 'features' section.



Writing clear and detailed parking instructions

Scroll down to see and edit your car's parking instructions. Borrowers will use these to return your car to the correct spot. Any tips to help them find a good spot or areas/zones not to park to avoid fines are helpful. It's a good idea to include specific streets where parking is available, and if you parking permit include the streets where your permit is valid

Changing your car's home location

You can change your car’s 'home' location from your car's profile in the members' site. Under the Parking section, click on 'Schedule a location change' and enter the new details. Make sure you enter the date this change will take effect, and parking instructions for the new location.



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