see how it works

Watch these to find out how to unlock your car, fill up with gas, what to do if you're running late and more.

The Basics


Fueling Up


how it works

1. join


Apply online today. If approved, you'll be driving in no time.

2. reserve


Drive by the hour or day. Book online or on a smartphone. (We're easy.)

3. unlock


Hold your Zipcard to the windshield. The doors will unlock, and it's all yours!

4. drive


Gas and insurance and daily mileage are all included though a deductible may apply (if you get into an accident).


Chances are a Zipcar lives right in your neighborhood.
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Save on car payments, insurance,gas and maintenance.
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Drive shiny new cars including hybrids, vans, and more.
Join Zipcar

Join Zipcar for just $7/mo.
+ $25 application fee

Sign-up today and get $20 towards your first drive!

Drive cars by the hour or day

Low driving rates include gas and insurance

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