How To Zip
LEARN THE ROPES Meet the Zipcar Co-Pilot. He'll  teach you how to zip like a pro.
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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.
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terms and conditions

New, first-time members only. Not valid with any other offers

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AARP members join for $40 (plus a one-time $25 application fee) and get $40 in free driving credit. You save 33% each year! 

 

 

Driving credit is valid for 60 days.

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Check out these helpful videos and FAQs about how Zipcar works.