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

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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).

Convenient

Chances are a Zipcar lives right in your neighborhood.
Find cars near you

Smart

Save on car payments, insurance,gas and maintenance.
View driving rates

Fun

Drive shiny new cars including hybrids, vans, and more.
Join Zipcar

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

Get $30 towards your first drive!

Drive cars by the hour or day, gas and insurance included

No extra charge for under 25! 

Student? Check if Zipcar is on your campus get special offers!

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