Zipcar ‘Takes Off’ at More than 50 Airports throughout North America and the United Kingdom

With the addition of seven new U.S. airports, Zipcar’s car sharing service is now even more convenient for travelers

Apr 30, 2015

BOSTON – April 30, 2015 –Zipcar, the world’s leading car sharing network, today announced it has  expanded to seven additional airports in North America, making it even easier to have access to “wheels when you want them” when members travel. With this expansion, Zipcar is now present at more than 50 airport locations in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Zipcar’s newest airport offerings include:

·         Augusta (Ga.) Regional Airport (AGS)

·         Griffiss International Airport (RME), Rome, N.Y.

·         Monterey (Calif.) Regional Airport (MRY)

·         Newport News /Williamsburg (Va.)International Airport (PFH)

·         Orlando (Fla.) International Airport (MCO)

·         Tampa (Fla.) International Airport  (TPA)

·         Tri-State Airport (HTS), Huntington, W.V.

“Zipcar makes it easier than ever to live without owning a car, and that includes providing a simple and convenient way to get around when you travel by air,” said Zipcar President Kaye Ceille.  “Whether you are in town for a short business trip, or you’re stuck at an airport for a long layover, Zipcar offers the flexibility and freedom to explore the surrounding area on your time and in your way.”

A wide variety of Zipcars, including the Volkswagen Golf, Toyota Prius and Ford Focus, are located in Zipcar-branded parking spaces at airports. Exact locations are provided when booking a vehicle. Zipcar members simply reserve an available vehicle and hit the road immediately after exiting a flight, without any paperwork or lines.

Zipcars at airport locations are available to all Zipcar members ages 21 and up, including local area residents as well as those traveling to the airport. As with all Zipcar reservations, gas, insurance and 180 miles per day are included. In addition to airports, Zipcar gives members on-demand access to over 10,000 vehicles in hundreds of cities and towns and at over 400 college and university campuses.

Zipcars at the new airports are available now for reservation. For more information on Zipcar’s airport locations, please visit www.zipcar.com/airports.  To join Zipcar as an individual or business, please visit www.zipcar.com.  

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About Zipcar:
Zipcar, the world's leading car sharing network, has operations in urban areas and college campuses throughout Austria, Canada, France, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States. Zipcar offers more than 50 makes and models of self-service vehicles by the hour or day to residents and businesses looking for smart, simple and convenient solutions to their urban and campus transportation needs. Zipcar is a subsidiary of Avis Budget Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: CAR), a leading global provider of vehicle rental services. More information is available at www.zipcar.com.

 

Media Contacts:

Jennifer Mathews, Public Relations Manager, Zipcar, jmathews@zipcar.com, 617-336-4605

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