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

(gas and insurance included!)

Students
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  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm a Bard faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving. 
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account. 
  • I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

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Bard College

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.

Tap icon

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.

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm a Bard faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving. 
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account. 
  • I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

 

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find Zipcars nearby

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

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm a Bard faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving. 
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account. 
  • I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

What It Costs

what’s your affiliation with Bard College?

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm a Bard faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving. 
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account. 
  • I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

I'm a Bard student.

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

I'm not affiliated with Bard and I'd like to join 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 Bard College. Here are just a few ideas.

  • 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
  • Our Bookshop


    well-loved, well-read and carefully curated books spanning topics and eras. must visit, the vibe and collection is phenomenalmore
  • Half Moon Books


    Best used bookstore in the area, by far. Always find something when I poke in. Just this week, vols 2 and 3 of Karl Ove Knausgaard's "My Struggle" (I'd just...more
  • Jack's Rhythms


    For folks who still love CDs (and I am one of them, along with vinyl), Jack's is the place to go. Nearly all used CDs are $5 and that's for name-brand...more
  • Inquiring Mind Bookstore & Gallery


    Only thing missing is the usual bookstore resident cat.more

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  • TRT Bicycles


    Best bike shop around ! Happy knowledgeable staff and a great place to grab coffee while waiting for a flat fixmore
  • Botanica Massage and Wellness


    Tidy, sleek massage studio greeted me as I came in for my first massage. Amy, the proprietress, greeted me with a smile and some quick forms. From that...more
  • Greenport Conservation Area


    DO NOT FORGET TO GET THE MAP. That being said, had a wonderful afternoon hiking in the conservation area. Enough parking when you arrive, but plan on...more
  • Sunny Hill Resort & Golf Course


    As busy parents of three (2, 6 and 12), I can't tell you how much WE LOVE SUNNY HILL. Our kids are in heaven! There is so much to do for all ages....more
  • Total Tennis


    In writing this I'll be mentioning what I liked, which was a lot, but offering clues to help others decide that they may not like certain aspects. First...more

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  • The Roost


    If I had to choose a place worth the drive, I would definitely put this on the top of my list! The staff is friendly and the coffee is great and hot. This...more
  • Yasuda


    I don't know about you, but I'm obsessed with seafood. I seriously started salivating with Sushi, the minute I decided to only eat Seafood as part of my...more
  • Garden Cafe at Woodstock


    First visit to Woodstock and when I comeback, I'll be eating here! All vegan place with a lot of creative dishes as well as some standards (like a...more
  • Crazy Bowlz


    Any time we're in Kingston, we look forward to dinner at Crazy Bowlz. After 4-5 meals here, we've tried much of the Asian fusion side of the menu and have...more
  • Love Bites Cafe


    A great stop for locals and travelers. The location lets you see the most active part of Saugerties, and it's super close to the municipal parking. We went...more

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