Flexdrive car rental app now available for Philly and South Jersey drivers

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 The new Flexdrive app allows people to rent cars on a weekly or monthly basis. (Image from Flexdrive promotional video)

The new Flexdrive app allows people to rent cars on a weekly or monthly basis. (Image from Flexdrive promotional video)

A group of Philadelphia and South Jersey car dealerships are bringing a new concept in automobile usage to the region.

Four Holman dealerships from Willow Grove to Turnersville are planning to offer weekly rental through a subscription program called Flexdrive.  Bill Cariss of Holman said it uses a phone app to virtually eliminate the paperwork that people need to fill out.

“When you download the app all you need to do is take a picture of your driver’s license and enter a valid credit card.  As long as you have a valid drivers license and a credit card that’s been paid you can then search for cars in your area.”

Cariss said the service offers an affordable weekly alternative to ownership.

“Just under $200 for a late model, one or two year old pre-owned vehicle.”

The service includes the cost of maintenance and insurance.

Flexdrive requires that all subscribers be 25-years of age or older

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