A Smarter Way to Car Share in Boston

Unlock over 1,000 cars in the city. Reserve by the hour or day and run errands, visit friends, or venture out on a road trip. Choose your car and choose a route. From Somerville to Seaport, Downtown to Dorchester, or Brighton to…anywhere.

There’s also new Zipcar ONE>WAY, with cars that go both ways—one-way and round trip—with unlimited reservation extensions and guaranteed parking on both ends. (Yep, really.)

Shopping on Newbury Street? Spending the day on Castle Island? Picking someone up from Logan? Get the in’s and out’s of membership and hit the road.

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How Car Sharing from Zipcar works

4 Simple Steps

1. join

Apply now! Once approved, you’ll get your Zipcard. This magical, little card unlocks thousands of cars, trucks and vans across the globe.

2. reserve

Book a Zipcar for a couple hours or the whole day. Do it online or on your phone via our mobile app. We’re easy.

3. tap

Walk to the car and hold your Zipcard to the windshield. Ta da. The doors will unlock and it’s all yours.

4. drive!

Go! When your time is almost up, return the car to the same reserved parking spot. Then you are all done!

how it works video

Boston Car Sharing Rates and Plans

You've got some choices. From monthly to annual, pay-as-you-go to discounted prepaid plans, we have something for every driver.

Membership from:

$7/mo or $70/yr

Driving rates from:


You can also join through your school or business.

A New Way to Get Around Boston - Zipcar ONE>Way


Well, aren’t you lucky? Our ONE>WAY beta is in Boston (and it’s awesome). Reserve on demand for as little as 30 minutes—and it’s all yours for as long as you want it. Drive it one-way across town or bring it back to where you started. Unlimited stops. Unlimited extensions.

Need to pick up groceries on the way home? Meet a friend in their ’hood? Or just need the flexibility for your ever-changing plans? These wheels move at your pace.

but wait, there's more!

take a look at what's down the road once you're a Zipster

I launched Black Magic Coffee Company, a Boston-based mobile espresso bar, 3 years ago. It was then I discovered Zipvan. With their help, I have built a successful coffee catering business. And more importantly, I’m keeping people caffeinated.
- Dave Simon, Boston

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87 Kilby St.
Boston, MA 02109
(617) 933-5070

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