Book with the best

FirstCar make it easy for learners to find and book great driving instructors.

Give it a try and find out for yourself!

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    Quick Search

    Simply enter your town or postcode to see a live map of instructors in your area

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    Quick Info

    Our instructor profiles are just 150 characters, so you'll soon spot the one you like

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    Quick Confirmation

    We use SMS and email to check your instructor's availability and let you know right away

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    Secure Payment

    We only take payment for your first lesson once your instructor has confirmed the booking

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    No Hidden Fees

    You pay the instructors actual price for the first hour lesson. No sneaky booking charges!

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    Verified Instructors

    Before an instructor is allowed on our site, they must provide a copy of their DVSA badge

FirstCar instructor booking service

We've been the trusted brand for young drivers since 2004.   Each year, we publish 2 million copies of the magazine that all new drivers get when they pass their theory and practical driving tests  -  with FirstCar, you're in good hands.


Search for your instructor

Telling us your town, city or postcode is enough to start a search. But you can also narrow down the results by selecting manual/auto lessons or narrowing the search radius.


Choose your instructor

You'll see an image and snappy 150 character profile in the search results, along with the instructors hourly rate. Click the listing to read more and make your first lesson booking.


Register and pre-authorise payment

Registration takes less than a minute and gives us all the info we need to keep in touch with you about your booking. Pre-authorise a payment card so we can get your lesson paid for as soon as your instructor confirms.


Arrange your first lesson

Once your instructor has confirmed, we'll send you their details in an email and SMS so you can contact them and arrange a suitable time for your first lesson, knowing it's already been paid for.


Book more lessons

If you like the instructor, then simply book more lessons directly with them. We don't charge any ongoing fees or require you to make future bookings through the platform. We like keeping it simple!


Tell your friends

They will likely be learning to drive at a similar time, so we'd really appreciate you telling them how easy and convenient it was to book through FirstCar. Thanks!

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