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find freedom with cars on
campus by the hour or day.

(gas and insurance included!)

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Culinary Institute of America

What is Zipcar?

Glad you asked. It's a smarter way to get around the campus.

Zipcar Ford Focus
  • Drive cars by the hour or day. Gas & insurance included.
  • In neighborhoods, cities and airports across the globe.
  • Save hundreds over car ownership.
  • Choose from sedans, hybrids, vans and more.
  • Take select flexible vehicles one-way or round trip.

how it works

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join

Apply online. Once approved, we'll send you a Zipcard to access vehicles worldwide.

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reserve

Book a Zipcar for as little as 1 hour or as long as 7 days.

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tap

Hold your Zipcard to the car's windshield to unlock. Voila! It's all yours.

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drive

Hit the road. When you're done, park the car in its reserved spot and use your Zipcard or the app to lock up.

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find Zipcars nearby

Find us located right on and near campus, cities and airports across the globe.

What It Costs

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CIA students join for just $15 (save $10 thanks to Ford)

All students 18+ are welcomed, including drivers with international licenses.

CIA faculty or staff member join for just $15 (save $10 thanks to Ford)

Former Hertz members from CIA join for $0

what's included

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miles

Travel far and wide,
for road trips, away games,
visits home, and more.

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gas

Fill up using the
gas card that's inside the car.
We'll get the bill.

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insurance

If you're a Zipcar member,
you're covered. (So you can drive safe
and rest easy.)

where can i go

With 180 miles at your disposal, there's a lot to do around CIA. Here’re just a few ideas.

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    Couldn't be nicer or friendlier. Swapped some pedals for me, lent me a map, etc.more
  • Kenco


    Hi! This is a review for Kenco Optical, the fantastic full-service eyewear spot inside the Kenco complex. I had such an amazing experience there almost two...more
  • Barner Books


    I have been going here for years and I absolutely love the atmosphere, the selection and the prices. I would say, the best book shop in the area, hands down!more
  • The Big Cheese


    Friendly staff, excellent food, and a really nice place to hang out. We stopped in during a bicycle tour and left with happy belliesmore

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  • Bicycle Depot


    Couldn't be nicer or friendlier. Swapped some pedals for me, lent me a map, etc.more
  • Little Stony Point Park


    I almost bypassed this little gem on the map because it looked "too short" for a day hike. We did Cornish first to the ruins, stopped by the car for some...more
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    As an avid paintballer at some of the bigger courses in the NY/NJ/PA area, I was a little skeptical when my friends and I pulled up into the parking lot of...more
  • Skytop Tower


    After an adventurous 4 hours getting lost in the mountains of Mowhonk, I would definitely recommend this place. The view from the top of the Skytop Tower is...more
  • Storm King State Park


    I absolutely love Storm King for hiking. It's strenuous & fulfilling to say the least. It's two small mountain humps so you have the choice of doing a...more

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  • Garvan's


    Been wanting to get a chance to head down to Garvan's and it was well worth it. To start the hospitality of Garvan and his staff was very superb. We were...more
  • Miss Lucy's Kitchen


    We strolled into Miss Lucy's Kitchen off the street on our first visit to Saugerties and were immediately in love. I think it was the duck spring rolls that...more
  • North Plank Road Tavern


    Ok, YUM. From the moment you walk in, you are amazed at the history of this place. The servers all know the various stories of the house which dates back...more
  • Papa's Best Batch


    Adorable little food truck off Pine Plains exit on the Taconic. All natural, organic and eclectic options. Try the salmon sandwich. You won't be...more
  • Crave Restaurant & Lounge


    Absolutely fabulous. Delicious food presented beautifully. Friendly, attentive, professional staff. Warm, comfortable atmosphere. One of the best meals...more

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