Providence Deals, Events, and News

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Navigate your workweek with Zipcar. Zipcar for Business members get exclusive weekday rates and the billing is automatic. No more tiny taxi receipts, complicated reimbursements or ridiculous black car prices. Stop by the Ocean State Business Expo on September 29 to learn more about what Zipcar can do for your business.

Attention Brown students! Looking to get out of town? Want to shop 'til you drop without the hassle of walking back a bunch of shopping bags to your dorm? Want to avoid the dreaded hill? Stop by the Zipcar table on September 30th from 12-2 in the  J. Walter Wilson building. Show us you're a Brown Zipster & get $10 in free driving. And follow us on Twitter @ZipcarProv for the latest news and deals.

 

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avis® car rental

up to 25% off and more!

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You can get pretty far on 180 miles/day, but for those longer haul adventures, we scored you a sweet deal with Avis®. Zipcar members can save up to 25%, plus get free upgrades and $30 off weekly rentals (you can even combine discounts).

Snag these deals at avis.com/zipcar.

VP Fitness

VP Fitness

$5 off monthly dues

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Get off the couch and get a great workout in at Providence's newest gym in downtown, VP Fitness! With state of the art equipment, free weights, and spin classes all in friendly atmosphere, you'll be able to stay fit year round! 

$49.99 Per Month. $49.99 Enrollment fee with a 12 month contract. Zipsters get $5 off monthly dues, and a reduced enrollment fee from $99.99 to $49.99.

Visit VP Fitness's website to learn more.

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Just show your Zipcard or log into your Zipcar mobile app when you arrive at the gym and they'll get you started.

 

Carbonite

Carbonite

15-day free trial + 2 bonus months

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These days it feels like your whole life is on your computer.  But a  computer crash, virus or even a simple accident could wipe out  everything.  Your photos, music and other irreplaceable files – gone in  an instant.   Carbonite gives you peace of mind with unlimited online  backup at one flat price. Once you install Carbonite on your computer,  it begins backing up your files automatically and in the background.   That way, if you lose a file, you can get it back fast. Here’s your chance to try Carbonite, risk-free.  Zipcar members get a  15-day free trial plus 2 bonus months when they sign up!

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To redeem this offer,  use offer code ZIPCAR at www.carbonite.com.

 

DeCordova

DeCordova Museum

$2 Off Admission

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Just 60 minutes from downtown Providence, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park is a lush, 35-acre pondside estate that is home to painting, sculpture, photography, and other media by internationally acclaimed contemporary New England artists. The campus features a cafe and "the best museum store in Greater Boston" (according to The Boston Globe).
 
Zipsters get $2 off the general admission price for you and one guest. Parking is free!

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To redemm, simply show your Zipcard at the door. 

In Control Advanced Driver Training

In Control Advanced Driver Training

$75 Off

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In Control Advanced Driver Training (the only state-certified advanced  driver training) is offering Zipcar members $75 off the cost of their  training course. Advanced driving is all business, but that it is still incredibly fun to safely learn how to maneuver a car through obstacles  at 60mph. All training is done on a closed course, and taught by trained  professionals. In Control provides the cars, and if you fax us (617.720.0020) your  completed certificate, we will give you four hours of driving credit.  

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To register visit http://www.wedriveincontrol.com/zipcar and enter coupon code Zipcar.

Plimoth Plantation

Plimoth Plantation

$4 Off Admission

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Did you know your Zipcar doubles as a time machine? Less than an hour  from Boston, you can travel back nearly 400 years at Plimoth  Plantation. Come experience history with modern relevance at this  world-class, Smithsonian affiliate, living history museum of the 17th  century Wampanoag and Colonial story. Exhibits include the Wampanoag  Homesite, 17th-century English Village, Crafts Center, and Mayflower II. Parking is free and if you are driving a Zipcar, everyone in your  party receives a discount on a combination ticket good for admission to  both Plimoth Plantation and Mayflower II: $4 off each adult and $2 off each child ticket.  

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To redeem this offer, simply drive your Zipcar to the Plimoth Plantation and get $4 off adult admission and $2 off child tickets. 

Rhode Runner

Rhode Runner

10% off

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Calling all runners! Rhode Runner is Rhode Island’s premier shopping experience for the fitness community, carrying the best shoes and athletic clothing available. Stop on in and speak with their knowledgeable staff on various topics, from common injuries, upcoming races and running clubs, or even get a full foot analysis to see what running shoe is best for you.  All Zipsters receive 10% off at Rhode Runner.

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Just flash your Zipcard when checking out.

 

Trinity Repertory Company

Trinity Repertory Company

$10 Off

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Trinity Repertory Company is one of the most treasured theaters in the country. Since it was founded in 1963, many actors and actresses have performed countless contemporary and classic pieces. Performances for the 2012-2013 season include masterpieces such as Crime and Punishment, the world premiere of Social Creatures, the grand presentation of House & Garden, where a duo of interconnected plays are performed simultaneously in their upstairs and downstairs theaters. Zipcar members receive $10 off main seating tickets at the ticket booth or via telephone. Limited to 6 tickets per order. Excludes A Christmas Carol, family programming, and book-ins. 

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 To redeem this offer, show your Zipcard at ticket window or provide your Zipcard number when calling.

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budget® car rental

up to 25% off and more!

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Grab a Zipcar for cross-town but for cross-country, Budget® has got your back. Zipcar members can save up to 25% with Budget®, plus get free upgrades and $25 off weekly rentals (you can even combine discounts).

Snag these deals at budget.com/zipcar.

Bike Newport

Bike Newport

15% Off

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Bike Newport is an organization that cares about improving bike friendliness, safety, access, courtest, health, fitness, enterprise and planning. They host some great rides and events plus Zipsters get 15% off in the Bike Newport online store. Check it out.

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To redeem this offer, just enter the code "ridehappy2014" at checkout for the online store

Craftland

Craftland

10% Off

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Downtown Providence is full of eclectic stores made for everyone. Craftland is one of them. Find crafts from local artists that are tax-free. What once started as an annual holiday sale in 2002 is now a shop right on Westminster Street. Enjoy 10% off your entire purchase at check out. So if you’re making a pit stop in Providence, stop by. Or if you live in the neighborhood, what are you waiting for?

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To redeem this offer, just flash your Zipcard. 

Historic New England

Historic New England

Buy one get one free

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Meander through more than 400 years of history and experience the  lives and stories of New Englanders through their homes and possessions.  Historic New England’s 36 properties span five states and include  working farms, Colonial homes, an iconic model for modern architecture,  and a castle. (Yes, a real live castle. We’re not sure about a moat  though.) Bring history to life while preserving the past. Zipsters enjoy two-for-one admission on historic house tours. Visit http://www.historicnewengland.org/ for more info and to see all the special events coming up that are just a short drive away.

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To redeem, simply flash your Zipcard. 

Newport Fudgery

Newport Fudgery

10% off

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At the Newport Fudgery they make all their fudge by hand, from scratch, in their one of a kind copper kettles. Their fudge is whipped to perfection for a creamy taste and superior quality. They also offer a variety of homemade chocolates as well as salt water taffy in their store. They offer a 10% discount to Zipcar members.

359 & 168 Thames Street, Newport, RI | 401.849.2228

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To redeem this offer, simply show your Zipcard at checkout.

Premium Outlets

Premium Outlets

Free Coupon Book

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Take a Zipcar for a shopping adventure to the Premium Outlets. Fill up your roomy trunk with a ton of goodies from clothes to electronics to even cookware.  The coupon book might be valued at $50, but it's worth hundreds in savings. Swing by the http://www.premiumoutlets.com/centers/index.asp  to find the location nearest you to start planning your next Ziptrip.

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And as a Zipster you get an exclusive VIP Coupon Book once you flash your Zipcard at the Information Center. Don’t miss out on this deal.

Rock Spot Climbing

Rock Spot Climbing

10% Off

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Since the opening of their first facility in 1998, Rock Spot Climbing has introduced tens of thousands of people, young and old, to the world of climbing. Climbing is a great family outing, unique team building activity, adventure date, or just an interesting way to keep in shape. At Rock Spot Climbing, they welcome climbers of all ages and all abilities- from toddlers to thrill-seekers as they experience climbing their state-of-the-art, climate-controlled, indoor climbing gyms.

Zipsters get 10% of lessons, day passes, or rentals at Rock Spot Climbing!

Vist Rock Spot Climbing's website to learn more. http://www.rockspotclimbing.com/ 

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Just show your Zipcar or log into your Zipcar mobile app when you arrive at the gym and you'll be anchored in, ready to go!

 

Veterans Advantage

30-day trial

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Veterans Advantage is a military benefits program to honor and thank those who serve our country with military savings. Along with creating exclusive partner discounts, Veterans Advantage member plans include group benefits with financial and medical coverage (valued at over $1000), and serves to safeguard Veterans privacy when redeeming partner discounts with the VetRewards card.

Veterans Advantage has partnered with Zipcar to offer a 30-day trial membership.Enroll today to get rewarded with 30 days of military savings. Sign up here to get started.

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FoundersCard

Complimentary 1-Month FoundersCard Membership

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We would like to introduce you to FoundersCard.  FoundersCard is a community of more than 20,000 movers, shakers and business owners who enjoy access to exclusive offers from the best brands in travel, business and lifestyle. Zipcar members receive a complimentary 1-month membership to FoundersCard.

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Use promo code: FCZIPCAR

Boston Lyric Opera

Boston Lyric Opera

15% off tickets for all performances

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Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) is New England’s largest opera company. Founded in 1976, BLO is recognized for its artistically excellent productions of a diverse repertoire that entertain and inspire audiences and feature emerging operatic talent.  And Zipsters receive 15% off tickets for all performances, in all sections. (Except on Sundays.)

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Click here for Agrippina and A Midsummer Night's Dream at the CITI Performing Arts Center or call 866.348.9738 and use discount code YP11ZIPCAR.  Click here for The Emperor of Atlantis, or Death Quits at Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, or call 617.933.8600 and use discount code ZIPCAR.

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DASH Bicycle Shop

10% off total purchase

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Looking for a new bike? Need repairs or a tune-up?  Want to rent a bike? Check out DASH Bicycle, in our very bike-friendly city of Providence. Whether you’re looking for an entry-level bike or a high-end roadster, DASH has got you covered. DASH Bicycle is offering Zipsters 10% off of their total purchase (bikes, accessories, tune ups, rentals, anything!) Or rent a bike hourly/daily/monthly and take a tour of Providence.

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Just flash your Zipcard at checkout!

Improv Asylum

Improv Asylum

10% Off

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Voted "Best Comedy Club in Boston" Improv Asylum's main stage  performances offer a unique blend of improvisation and sketch comedy.  Their critically acclaimed shows focus on developing comedic scenes on  the spot. Every night and every show is different, as the cast builds  each show through audience input and suggestions. The result is a unique  comedy theater experience unlike anything else in Boston. As a Zipcar member, you can receive 10% off your ticket to any performance as well as 10% off all merchandise.  To order tickets, simply call the box office at (617) 263-6887 and let  them know you're a Zipcar member. Then show your Zipcard when you pick  up your tickets. It's that easy.

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 To redeem this offer, simply call the box office at (617) 263-6887 and let them know you're a Zipcar member. Then show your Zipcard when you pick up your tickets.

Ocean State Sandwich Company

10% off

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Looking for that perfect sandwhich? Zipsters, look no further than Ocean State Sandwich Company! With locations in Providence and Johnston, this truly local sandwhich maker will have you coming back for more!

Zipsters get 10% off their orders at both locations

Providence Location

155 Westminster Street, Providence RI

Johnston Location

1345 Hartford Avenue, Johnston RI

Zipster discount can not be combined with other offers

 

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Just show your Zipcard or log into your Zipcar mobile app when you order and they'll hook you up!

 

Providence Pizza Company

Providence Pizza Company

15% off pick up orders

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Everyone has a favorite pizza, and now you can save when get it from Providence Pizza Company! Hawaii, pepperoni, mushroom, or bacon (mmmm...bacon our favorite), they got your favorite pizza too. 

Zipsters get 15% off pick up orders (can not be combined with other offers)

Visit Providence Pizza Company and place an order!

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Just show your Zipcard or log into your Zipcar mobile app when you arrive and they'll hook you up!

 

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Task Rabbit

15% Off

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Our friends at TaskRabbit have the answer for all the chores and tasks  that Zipsters keep postponing.  Whether it's grocery shopping, Goodwill  drop-off, trips to the post office or picking up the dry cleaning,  TaskRabbit's got your back. Save time on those pesky errands and make  time for the fun stuff - like heading to the beach or the mountains for  the weekend. Zipsters get 15% off your your 1st Post task. 

 

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To redeem this offer, use  promo code ZIPCAR.

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