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

(gas and insurance included!)

Join Zipcar and save $10 off membership, thanks to Ford.
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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.

 

how it works

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join

Apply in the app and drive in minutes. Or 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—or tap the app—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.

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What It Costs

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Students join for $15 (save $10 thanks to Ford)

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

I'm AU faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.

I'm an AU alum and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.

I'm not affiliated with AU, but still want to use Zipcar.

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

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

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  • Songbyrd Record Cafe


    So stoked to find Songbyrd! I spent ~5 days/12 nights (you do the math) in Adams Morgan recently and roamed the streets for breakfast, lunch, coffee, beers...more
  • Potter's House


    Potter's House is an unpretentious coffee shop/bookstore/workspace located in the Adam's Morgan area. Just blocks away from the AdMo bar strip, this quiet...more
  • Georgetown Running Company


    Awesome store! Very friendly employees, great sales, and wonderful running events! This location is very close to the Potomoc River which makes for an...more
  • TJ Maxx


    I had never been to TJ Maxx & HomeGoods before until I dropped by the one in Georgetown...and omigosh, it's pretty sweet. I have gotten so many random HIGH...more

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  • The Studio DC


    This is a really great yoga studio conveniently located in Adams Morgan. I've been a few times and always feel great after going to a class here. The...more
  • Zengo Cycle Logan Circle


    I LOVE Zengo cycle! Great work out/ fun playlists! The time on the bike flies by and such a good workout! Just got out of Shaynna's class in DuPont. So...more
  • Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens


    What a beautiful aquatic garden! I came here with a friend of mine for the Lotus and Lily Festival last Saturday and I had great time. We started by...more
  • Rock Creek Park Nature Center


    I just moved over to the DC area, and am pretty happy each morning and evening to drive through Rock Creek Park during my commutes. Now, with a free...more
  • The Yards Park


    A fun spot for everybody! Summer time especially!! They often have family friendly events. Price: Free. Parking: Street or garage or private. Location:...more

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  • Blue Duck Tavern


    A friend treated us to a delicious meal here before our wedding as a gift and we LOVED it! We were able to snag a table outside on an unusually cool DC...more
  • Barrel


    WOW! Blown away by this gem! So every time I travel for work, I ALWAYS make it appoint to find a restaurant or two in the area to try out! I mean you...more
  • Donburi


    Rice bowls are the name of the game here. This is one of my favorite places in AdMo - it's simple, honest, tastes great, and pretty affordable. The...more
  • Let's Mix! BiBiJa!


    The Subway of Korean cuisine! In a good way. Start with a rice bowl, ramen, pho, bibimbap and add exactly what you want (good vegetarian and vegan options)....more
  • Ivy City Smokehouse Tavern & Market


    Best DC lunch in a long time! What a great find - thank you, Yelp! Although I typically combine service and food ratings to come up with an average or...more

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