Occasional Driving Plan

University of California, San Diego Rideshare is a smart choice if:

  • To be eligible for this account you must be registered as a member in a UC San Diego Rideshare program. Please Note: Free Bus Zone users are not Rideshare members.

    NOTE: Your Zipcard will be mailed to your credit card/debit card billing address. If you would like your Zipcard to be sent to a different address please submit your application and call 866-4ZIPCAR. To be connected to an agent choose option 3 and then press 1.

What does it cost to join?

  • Your annual fee of None.
  • No deposit
  • No monthly commitment

What does it cost to drive?

  • Depending on the car model, drive from $8.50/hour and $69/day (any 24-hour period) during the week and $9.50/hour and $77/day on Friday through Sunday. Gas, insurance and 180 FREE miles are included.

What about housemates or family?

  • Once you join, you can add other drivers to your account. It's $0 to apply. There's a $0 annual fee.
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When you join

When you drive

Monday - Thursday
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Friday - Sunday
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Daily rates from

What's Included

180 free miles

Up to 180 miles included per day; additional miles from $0.45; varies by country; see details. Insurance is included; a damage fee of up to $0 may apply if you're involved in an accident with your Zipcar; see details.

Reservation rates, fees and taxes are subject to change. You may review your total estimated reservation cost before you confirm your reservation.