Providence Deals, Events, and News
have a sleepover
Keep a Zipcar overnight starting from $29 plus tax. You’ll get wheels from 6pm to 8:30am (Monday to Thursday) for as low as $2.50/hr.
zipcars now boarding
We've got you covered this summer for your airport ziptrips. Drive 4 days for $249, or 7 days for $399. Now through September 30.
savor the season
Soak up low hourly rates on select cars now through November 15. Look for "Sweet Deal" cars when you book.
Excludes Zipcars in Austin, TX and San Diego, CA.
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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.
tips and tricks
Get the low-down on some easy ways to get more zip outta your membership.
It Pays to Have Friends
Tell your friends about Zipcar. You’ll both score free drive time when they join (and you get a new chauffeur).
Monday Fun Day
Weekends get all the attention. Boost your week by booking a Zipcar between Monday and Friday—and you’ll cash in on a lower hourly rate.
Try Something New
Don’t follow the crowd. Reserving a Zipcar on the edge of town can earn you a lower hourly rate than downtown wheels.
Your Wallet’s Favorite Zipcars
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member benefits in Providence
Your Zipcard unlocks more than just cars. It also opens up discounts from our partners.
avis® car rental
up to 25% off and more!details
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.
$5 off monthly duesdetails
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.
Just show your Zipcard or log into your Zipcar mobile app when you arrive at the gym and they'll get you started.
15-day free trial + 2 bonus monthsdetails
To redeem this offer, use offer code ZIPCAR at www.carbonite.com.
$2 Off Admissiondetails
To redemm, simply show your Zipcard at the door.
In Control Advanced Driver Training
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.
To register visit http://www.wedriveincontrol.com/zipcar and enter coupon code Zipcar.
$4 Off Admissiondetails
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.
To redeem this offer, simply drive your Zipcar to the Plimoth Plantation and get $4 off adult admission and $2 off child tickets.
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.
Just flash your Zipcard when checking out.
Trinity Repertory Company
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.
To redeem this offer, show your Zipcard at ticket window or provide your Zipcard number when calling.
budget® car rental
up to 25% off and more!details
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.
To redeem this offer, just enter the code "ridehappy2014" at checkout for the online store
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?
To redeem this offer, just flash your Zipcard.
Historic New England
Buy one get one freedetails
To redeem, simply flash your Zipcard.
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
To redeem this offer, simply show your Zipcard at checkout.
Free Coupon Bookdetails
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.
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
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/
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 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.
Complimentary 1-Month FoundersCard Membershipdetails
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.
Use promo code: FCZIPCAR
Boston Lyric Opera
15% off tickets for all performancesdetails
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.)
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.
DASH Bicycle Shop
10% off total purchasedetails
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.
Just flash your Zipcard at checkout!
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
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
155 Westminster Street, Providence RI
1345 Hartford Avenue, Johnston RI
Zipster discount can not be combined with other offers
Just show your Zipcard or log into your Zipcar mobile app when you order and they'll hook you up!
Providence Pizza Company
15% off pick up ordersdetails
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!
Just show your Zipcard or log into your Zipcar mobile app when you arrive and they'll hook you up!
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.
To redeem this offer, use promo code ZIPCAR.
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