You can getting around in Luxembourg by car, but in a much more friendly, cheaper and more eco-responsible with carpooling and car-sharing or self-service cars.
Carpooling in Luxembourg
Thanks to carpooling, it is now possible to go to work without traveling by train or bus and without paying a fortune in gasoline or parking fees.
The concept of carpooling? Share the trip and the costs of it with other people going in the same direction as you, or even to the same destination.
Individually you limit the cost of gas and parking, and you spend a more pleasant time especially in the traffic jams. In addition you promote the ecology of our planet! In addition, this can be a great way to meet other people!
Carpooling is a growing type of travel in Luxembourg. Little used a few years ago, it is now gaining more and more followers, especially among border workers who suffer traffic jams every time they go. Carpool websites are registering more and more users, and therefore proposed routes.
To test this mode of travel, several carpool websites exist, you just have to look if trips corresponding to your choice of destination are planned.
Copilote, app to come
A new carpooling app is expected to open in April 2018. Announced by François Bausch, Minister of Sustainable Development and Infrastructure. Copilote will be based on a geolocation system.
Karzoo, carpool Greater Region
The carpool platform www.karzoo.eu is 100% free for the Greater Region. This site aims to reduce the traffic on the roads while making a gesture for the environment.
www.pendlerportal.de is the free carpooling platform offered by the Verkéiersverbond (transport community in Luxembourg).
There are now several car sharing companies in Luxembourg. The principle ? It is not a question of sharing a trip like with carpooling, but of sharing a vehicle!
Carloh, an initiative of the Luxembourg City
How does carsharing Carloh work? At each Carloh station in town (9), there are 5-door vehicles available for users to use a car for a specific duration: Polo Volkswagen, Opel Corsa, electrical car Renault Zoé électriques or Opel Meriva.
The population is then able to use a car when it need one. Hence, it reduces pollution and traffic caused by the surplus of cars in the city today.
After a little training session and briefing any person with a driver’s license can use this service. A great way to benefit from a car without the disadvantages, and further more it is reasonably priced. A real transport revolution in Luxembourg!
Where are the stations Carloh, car sharing in Luxembourg ? As an Eco mobility option Carloh is presented as an additional means of public transport and car sharing in Luxembourg. There are currently 9 stations in Luxembourg. If you would like to use Carloh then all you have to do is sign up on their website and reserve your vehicle!
City Mov ‘, the other car-sharing solution
Another car-sharing solution for electric cars is also being implemented in Luxembourg with City Mov ‘. You can get all the information on the website.
GARD – Breakdown, recovery and roadside assistance service in Luxembourg
See their website for all GARD member breakdown service companies who are committed too offering a high quality service.www.gard.lu