Thompson Rivers University


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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  • Faculty and Staff

in partnership with:

Thompson Rivers University

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

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

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

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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

Ford Focus

what’s your affiliation with TRU?

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I'm a Thompson Rivers University student and I'd like to join Zipcar for $20.

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

I'm a Thompson Rivers University faculty or staff member and I'd like to join Zipcar for $35. 


what's included

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

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

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

where can i go

There's a lot to do around TRU. Here are just a few ideas.

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  • Continental Barber Shop

    Very happy with Hubby's modern cut! Great service from Juanita- after cutting exactly as we asked, she checked to make sure we were happy. We are very happy...more
  • Aberdeen Mall

    This is a very small mall. But again most malls in Kamloops are strip malls but this one is enclosed. They have a few big stores like Hudson Bay, Sears etc....more
  • Atmosphere Summit Shopping Centre

    This is definitely a small store compared to the ones in Vancouver. But again this is in Kamloops. Its located inside Aberdeen mall. There are free parking...more
  • Lansdowne Village Holdings

    Its a strip mall close to Kamloops downtown. It has a London Drugs inside and a few small store. We are here to have dinner. There are lots of parking in...more

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    The donuts are ok, but it is the pho noodle soup that brings me back. On those cold, snowy, rainy days a bowl of hot soup really hits the spot. They...more
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  • Dorian Greek House

    Finally had a chance to dine here again a week ago. This time for lunch as my dinner plans for the previous night were changed. I must say that no one left...more
  • Romeo's Kitchen + Spirits

    Perfect Score on our visit. Shared the Boneless Lemon Pepper Ribs, Shared the Ceaser Salad, and shared the Butter Chicken. Lots of food for 2 . Could...more
  • D'agostino Restaurant

    We were in town for the weekend and were looking for 11 pasta dishes to go. They don't have delivery but after tasting the pasta, we were happy we decided...more

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