a smarter way
to drive in New York

Unlock over 3,000 cars in NYC. Reserve by the hour or day and run errands, visit friends, or venture out on a road trip. Choose your car and choose a route. From Brooklyn to the Bronx, Morningside Heights to Midtown, or Flatbush to the Financial District.

Shopping at Woodbury Common? Spending the weekend in Montauk? Picking someone up from La Guardia? Get the in’s and out’s of membership and hit the road.

Zipcars make great neighbors

We're in all the nooks and crannies of the city. Find the many places we call home and explore the one that you call yours.

how Zipcar works

4 simple steps

1. join

Apply now! Once approved, you’ll get your Zipcard. This magical, little card unlocks thousands of cars, trucks and vans across the globe.

2. reserve

Book a Zipcar for a couple hours or the whole day. Do it online or on your phone via our mobile app. We’re easy.

3. tap

Walk to the car and hold your Zipcard to the windshield. Ta da. The doors will unlock and it’s all yours.

4. drive!

Go! When your time is almost up, return the car to the same reserved parking spot. Then you are all done!

how it works video

rates and plans

You've got some choices. From monthly to annual, pay-as-you-go to discounted prepaid plans, we have something for every driver.

Membership from:

$7/mo or $70/yr

Driving rates from:

$8-10/hr

You can also join through your school or business.

but wait, there's more!

take a look at what's down the road once you're a Zipster

Zipcar works. There really isn’t any better way to put it. For my guided tours of Manhattan it’s perfection. For my wife, a car at the corner beats garage parking fifty blocks away anytime!
- Ianto Roberts, NYC

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New York, NY 10001
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