Washington DC 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 September 30. Look for "Sweet Deal" cars when you book.
Excludes Zipcars in Austin, TX and San Diego, CA.
a new way to zip
Drive by the seat of your pants. Reserve new open-ended Zipcars that let you zip one-way. Plus extend as long as you like. (No one has the car after you!)
- overnight special
- airport zipping
- sweet deal
- a new way to zip
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
Want to find the best deal? Sort from lowest to highest cost by clicking 'price' in the top-right corner of the search results page.
member benefits in Washington DC
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.
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
$15 off your first orderdetails
4P Foods works with over 100 small, local farm families in the greater DC region; building a community of people who care about where their food comes from, how it was raised, and recognize that their food choices have a rippling impact on our neighbors and planet. Join us in supporting local farms, celebrating amazing food, and building a more equitable food system.
Zipsters - enjoy $15 off your first order of locally sourced foods when you sign up (free farm visits included)!
Enter promo code 4PZIPS when signing up.
Blue Moon Rising Village
10% off entire reservationdetails
Zipsters receive 10% off their entire reservation at Blue Moon Rising Village!
The spirit of the Blue Moon Rising Village is that of a community. We invite you to come experience the beauty of Deep Creek Lake, Maryland while staying in one of our cabins. Appropriately named Waldens, after the American masterpiece by Henry David Thoreau, our vacation rentals complement the natural landscape of our site, and encourage a sense of community throughout. Each Walden has a unique design and personality, and we hope that our residents enjoy each one for its distinct characteristics. While each centimeter of space is as valuable as the next, the design creatively fits the comforts of home into a cabin in the woods.
Use the promo code 'BMRZipsterDC' when making a reservation online.
Get 20% off your first monthdetails
Cove is building neighborhood productive spaces, where people come to our physical locations to get things done. Cove has everything you need to be productive—unlimited coffee and assorted beverages, reliable wifi, and printing and scanning—but it's the small things that make the difference: accessible outlets, call boxes, and a diverse community focused on being productive. Cove is offering Zipcar members 20% off your first month. So ditch the busy coffee shop, boring cable, and lonely living room, and join us!
Using the special promo code ZIP09, click here to sign up for a cove account, then subscribe to a plan.
The newer, smarter way to book household services, Handy brings the same convenience and simplicity of zipping on the road to the home. Handy is the easiest way to get stuff done around the house, whether it be cleaning services or handyman tasks, plumbers or electricians. Simply tell them what you need done, where you live, and what time works best for you – they’ll handle the rest! Zipcar members receive 15% off their Handy service.
To redeem this offer, go to www.handy.com and use the code ZIPCAR15 when you book your Handy cleaning! Valid for one-time use only.
love by bee
25% off your first purchasedetails
love by bee care packages and gifts are beautifully designed, customized gifts that are filled with love and care. known for their quality craftsmanship and attention to detail, each package, card and gift is thoughtfully personalized and created to bring love and bright moments to the recipient. love by bee is your go to for special one of a kind care packages and gifts.
Deal: 25% off your first purchase
At checkout, enter coupon code "firstlove".
10% Off in-store purchases M-Thdetails
Metro Mutts specializes in products and services for passionate pet owners in and around DC. Now offering individualized dog walking, pet sitting, and cat care from two store locations on Capitol Hill at Eastern Market and H St NE. Known for "what dogs want, what owners need". Learn more at www.metromuttsdc.com
Zipsters get 10% off the entire purchse Monday - Thursday in either retail location & FREE in-home consultation for new pet sitting client (some restrictions apply)
Zipcar members just have to show their Zipcard at either MetroMutts location when checking out.
Free cannoli with purchase of entree.details
Naples Ristorante E Pizzeria E Bar is a casual restaurant serving truly authentic Neapolitan pizzas and modern Italian cuisine. You'll dine in a vibrant setting that makes you feel like you've entered the seaside town of Naples. The food is delicious and when you purchase an entree you score a free cannoli, just for being a Zipster (can't beat that, can you?)
Present your Zipcard to your server to redeem free cannoli.
Limited to one per party.
Parking just got a whole lot easier. Zipcar members will receive 10% off Parking Panda's already discounted parking reservations any time they reserve a parking spot.
Enter discount code ZIPCAR at checkout to receive the special Zipcar member price!
Red Velvet Cupcakery
Show your Zipcard at the Penn Quarter location to get 10% offdetails
Roti Mediterranean Grill
Free beverage with any purchasedetails
With 4 restaurants in DC and Alexandria, Teaism is the place to go for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day. This collection of Asian-inspired teahouses serve healthy food at affordable prices. They also have lots of vegan and vegetarian dishes too! Don't forget their famous salty oat cookies to keep you fueled up for fun. Zipsters receive 10% off at any Teaism location.
To redeem, show your Zipcard and receive 10% off at any Teaism location.
UrbanStems Flower Delivery
$7 off your first orderdetails
The perfect flowers, delivered right now. UrbanStems is a local tech startup offering a curated selection of premium seasonal bouquets starting at just $35 with free on demand delivery (within an hour or so!) in Washington, DC and Arlington, VA. They’ll even send you a photo confirmation when your gift arrives (sweet!). What's even sweeter is that Zipsters get $7 off first orders.
Use promo code ZIPSTERS (case sensitive) when making your order at UrbanStems.
Washington Improv Theater
$20 Off Introductory Improv Classdetails
Ever want to be like one of those hilarious who-line-is-it-anywayseque improv actors? Well here is your chance! Washington Improv Theater is giving Zipsters $20 off their Introductory Foundations of Improv class.
Learning improv skills can help you crack a witty joke, but can also help you with public speaking, interviewing, or just chatting with your coworkers (or grandma). See how taking this fun, energetic class can impact your life!
Use the promo code ZIPWIT to get $20 off our Introductory Foundations of Improv class and15% off upcoming shows. This discount can't be combined with any other offer.
budget® car rental
up to 25% off and more!details
$5 off General Admission tickets!details
Join us for the 11th annual MetroCooking DC Show! The ultimate food lover’s weekend returns to the Washington Convention Center December 3-4, 2016.
Whether you’re an aspiring home cook or expert entertainer, the two-day culinary extravaganza provides a one-of-a-kind experience for all food and entertaining enthusiasts.
Enjoy cooking demos and book signings with top Celebrity Chefs. Sample from over 50 local restaurants in the Grand Tasting Pavilion. Learn new techniques and tips in the Taste Talk Workshops. Sharpen your skills in the pop-up cooking school. Meet your favorite James Beard award-winning chef and see them whip up delicious dishes live on the James Beard Stage.
Deal: $5 off general admission tickets
Expires: December 4, 2016
Use special promo code “Zipcar” to get $5 off your General Admissions ticket
50% off your first class!details
[solidcore] is unlike any workout you’ve ever done before. It’s a high-intensity, low-impact 50-minute session that is done as slow as possible to lengthen and tone your body. You can expect a full–body session using controlled movements on a resistance-based machine to work your slow and fast-twitch muscles to the point of failure. With countless variations of moves stemming from planks, lunges and squats, your body and mind will be challenged in each and every class.
Use special promo code “solidcar” to get 50% your first class (only $19). Sign up for your first class here!
Get reimbursed $50 for your Zipcar reservation when you spend $500details
For more than three decades BOVA has been the leading source for consumers when shopping for contemporary, European-style furniture and accessories. Dedicated design consultants at the two DC area BOVA locations have over the years worked with thousands of customers transforming houses, condos and apartments into homes. Whether your furnishing needs calls for home, office or commercial space, BOVA is here to serve you.
Zipsters -- take a Zipcar to either showroom and you will receive $50 to cover your Zipcar reservation costs when you make a purchase of $500 or more (exluding tax and delievery, and a few MRP restricted items).
Flash your Zipcard at checkout and tell them you're a Zipcar member.
Save 10% on your District Karaoke Seasondetails
Join District Karaoke, the DMV's premier social, team-based karaoke league. Quit singing in the shower and take it to the stage, where your engaging singing and entertaining theatrics will score you points and countless high fives. To be a part of District Karaoke is to be a part of a growing national community. Ready to join? Zipsters enjoy an exclusive 10% off of registration for each season of league play.
Use Promo Code ZIPSTER when registering for a team to save 10% on your song-filled season of District Karaoke. Redemption code is CASE SENSITIVE.
Hill Country DC
10% off food ordersdetails
Hill Country honors the barbecue and live music capital of Texas and takes its "cue" from the legendary meat-markets-turned-barbecue-joints of Central Texas with their distinctive, dry-rub style. Their barbecue is cooked fresh daily on premise in a custom meat-smoking room (we dare you to take a peek without drooling). With a wide menu and drink selection you'll have plenty to toast from Thanksgiving through the holidays. Take a trip to some good eatin' plus enjoy 10% off on food orders just for being a Zipster. More country mac n' cheese, please!
Show your Zipcard at time of payment. Discount only applicable to food purchases.
Zipcars are great for moving, but they don’t stick around to deal with the sore muscles the next day. Lucky for you, Zipsters get 10% off their first appointment at Lunar Massage just by flashing their Zipcard. Lunar is your home for same-day appointments, and with their 30 minute, $38 massage, who wouldn’t want to give them a go? They even let you keep your clothes on if you’re not into those scented oils.
To redeem, just flash them your Zipcard during checkout.
2 Free Hours + First Month Freedetails
For info call 800.877.9788 or use the contact form on http://www.metroffice.com/.
Free Month of Membershipdetails
Join the National Aquarium and save a bundle with daily admission to one of the world’s top aquariums. Skip the lines with Express Entrance and enjoy exclusive Members Only Evenings. (Sleeping with the fishes is bad. But partying? Rock on.) Zipsters can enjoy an extra month of membership free! (Can't be combined with other discounts/offers or previously purchased memberships).
Just enter mail code ZIP14 when purchasing a membership online. (Can't be combined with other discounts/offers or previously purchased memberships.)
Past Tense Yoga
Zipcar gets you where you need to go. But sometimes, you need to move in a different way. Past Tense yoga studio stretches, strengthens and unwinds its students with a variety of offerings, including vinyasa and relaxing yoga classes, as well as Fuse Pilates and Jivamukti-style yoga. Plus they've got fun specials like Happy Hour, a high-energy class set to popular music, and Date Night, a partner yoga class. Ready for the good part? Zipsters get 10% off class passes, $10 off a monthly membership (with an additional 10% off the first month), or 10% off a “Workplace Yoga” series or workshop taught right at your office.
Flash your Zipcard in the studio for the pass and membership discount. And be sure to email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on the Workplace Yoga program.
RelayFood.com is DC Metro's online food marketplace, offering simple online access to an array of food producers – the combined offerings of farmers’ market, specialty gourmet shop, and grocery store. Our selection includes the freshest local and organic produce, curated gourmet items, and a full range of essential groceries, all offered at competitive prices. Zipcar members receive $10 off their first five orders!
To redeem, enter ZipRelay at checkout.
Six Flags America
Get low-priced day and season passes to Six Flags Americadetails
Theme park season is upon us and there is no better way to celebrate the warm weather than a day at the parks.
Zipsters receieve exclusive low rates at Six Flags America in Maryland. It being located just 30 minutes outside of DC, it's only a Ziptrip away. A day at Six Flags can take you anywhere -- from the pulse-punding roller coasters to cooling off at Hurrican Harbor to awesome live-entertainment shows. The possibilities are endless.
Make sure to tweet us #sixflagselfies from The Joker's Jinx -- @ZipcarDC
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The Cookie Jar DC
Get 5% off purchasedetails
The Cookie Jar DC makes eggless, edible 'no bake; just eat!' cookie dough in a variety of flavors, from chocolate chip to sugar cookie with sprinkles. Cookie dough comes in jars or bites and is great for everything from events to snacking.
Zipcar members get 5% off their entire purchase! Orders can be placed online for pickup, delivery or shipping.
Zipcar members get 5% off their entire purchase anytime they use the promo code ZIPPY.
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.
DC Parking Perk
Park in any legal spot in DC on our dime. (er, quarter.)details
When you drive a Zipcar in the District of Columbia, you can park at any legal curbside space – including residential zones – for no cost during your reservation. Just remember to bring your Zipcar back when you're done.
For more information, just go to www.zipcar.com/dcparking.
Rockstar parking is already included in your membership. Happy Zipping, and Happy Parking.
Free Affogato every Mondaydetails
In need of a Monday pick-me-up? Start your week off on a sweet note with Pitango Gelato's intensely delicious Affogato, all season long.
This offer is valid at any Pitango Gelato location in Washington DC.
Pitango Gelato has revived traditional Italian recipes to create pure, simple products in a sustainable way. The company sources premium organic ingredients to craft authentic gelato, sorbets and beverages of unparalleled quality and taste.
Show your Zipcard at the register on Mondays to receive your free Affogato.
Free 7-day passdetails
Balance Gym is an award winning, locally owned and operated health and fitness provider. Balance is a leader and pioneer in the local fitness market offering innovated and proven programs and a relentless commitment to developing community, giving back to the city, and to providing the best customer service to its members. From humble beginnings, Balance has grown rapidly by staying true to their philosophy that people are the heart of their business —from the staff to its members, and the community — there is no ‘one size fits ‘ approach to fitness.
Present your Zipcard at any Balance Gym location.
Chinatown Coffee Co.
10% off your purchase any day of the weekdetails
George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, Museum & Gardens
20% Off Admissiondetails
George Washington didn’t own a car like many of you, and he would be pleased to know that DC area Zipcar members voted his Mount Vernon one of their favorite day-trip destinations. Plan a day touring his Mansion and gardens, and be sure to save time for the Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center, where it snows year-round in one of the interactive theaters. Zipsters recieve 20% off adult admission! It's the perfect Ziptrip.
To redeem, flash your Zipcard at the ticket window.
International Spy Museum
$2 off all individual ticket purchasesdetails
Go on a Top Secret mission to the International Spy Museum.... Zipsters get $2 off all individual ticket purchases.
When: Today – December 31, 2014
Zipsters cannot redeem this promotion on the following dates:
Zipcar members just have to show their Zipcard at the International Spy Museum when purchasing tickets.
Need a ziptrip the whole family will enjoy? Check out our pals at Medieval Times. Experience spectacular pageantry, dramatic horsemanship, and an authentic jousting tournament. You'll also enjoy feasting on a banquet served in true medieval fashion. Members receive 25% off adult or child admission and a waived $3.00 convenience fee per ticket.
To purchase tickets, visit https://partners.medievaltimes.com/employee/home.aspx?pID=ABA69419-6151-...
10% off your orderdetails
For when you're too sick to move... MommaLu Takes Care of You!
Order convenient all-in-one common cold, stomach bug, or hangover remedy packs online through MommaLu Remedies and save yourself or someone you love the sweat, time and pain of schlepping to the store. Filled with doses of name-brand products you trust, MommaLu's Sick Sack, Troubled Tummy Tote, or Puke Pack will have you back on your feet fast! Same-day delivery in DC! All of the feel-good comforts in one package—all you have to do is just crawl to the front door.
To redeem this offer, order at www.mommaluremedies.com and use promo code ZIPCAR to save 10% on your order. Get well soon!
OSI Office Services
3 hours free + first month freedetails
OSI, founded in 1981, is the longest running business center in the Washington DC Metro area. First to devise office on demand plans for mobile professionals and entrepreneurs, the OSI group of companies, including AccelerationSpace, now provides over 1000 entrpepeneurs the most completely developed set of office on demand, co-working, and full time office options. Zipsters, get the first three hours of office use free, the first three hours of co-working space free, and the first month free on an office-on-demand, co-working, mail service, or full time office use plan.
Use promo code zipsterOSI when signing up
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.
Sportrock Climbing Centers
Get $4 off the daily pass (over 20% off!)details
Moving? Our pals at Unpakt have the answer to a headache-less move for all Zipsters! Unpakt lets you find the best moving companies, compare exact prices, and book online instantly. As the easy and free way to book your move online, Unpakt takes the guesswork out of determining how much your move will cost and saves you from comparing unreliable user reviews. Plus, Zipsters save an extra $25 so there's no way you're getting ripped off on moving day. The only thing left to do is Zip to your favorite stores and pick out decor for your new pad!
To redeem this offer, simply use the code ZIPCAR during registration!
Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA)
WABA perks for just $25 a yeardetails
Whether you bike to work, pedal the Mt. Vernon Trail for exercise, or you're just learning how to cruise without those rusty training wheels, WABA can help. They not only advocate for bike lanes, bike racks, and other improvements that make biking easier in the DC area, they also provide a bunch of resources to help local cyclists. The real benefit comes in the form of discounts at more than 35 area bike shops! And Zipsters are entitled to all the WABA perks for just $25 a year (that's a $10 savings).
Click here to join WABA today!
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