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

(gas and insurance included!)

Students
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select your department
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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.

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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.

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.

Gasoline icon

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.

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  • Woodstock General Supply


    Last weekend while visiting Woodstock, my partner and I stopped into Woodstock General Supply. They were having an amazing sale and I could not just pass it...more
  • Golden Notebook


    Amazing little bookstore, every book was 20% off! Friendly staff that was more than willing to make sure you got the perfect book!more
  • Water Street Market


    Water Street Market is a cool little spot in the heart of Main Street in New Paltz with several antique shops, food spots, and other assorted places to...more

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  • Burger Hill Park


    Excellent park. 1) It is a very easy walk up to the top. 2) Views of the Catskills from here are amazing. 3) The stone benches at the top have carved...more
  • Satya Yoga Center


    Excellent yoga in our tiny, beautiful village. Many good teachers... especially good for vinyassa. No need to reserve just drop in... it's very convenient...more
  • Lake Taghkanic State Park


    I visited last summer and I meant to write a review. All I have to say is that the place is truly BEAUTIFUL, the pictures do no justice! there are plenty...more
  • The Little Gym of Kingston


    The Little Gym is so much more than your average place to let kids blow off steam. The expert instruction is geared toward each age group and can be as...more
  • IXL Health & Fitness


    Best gym most equipment better than most gyms in manhattan that charge 150 or more a monthmore

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  • Plantae


    I'll start off by saying I am not a vegan but after spending the afternoon at the Catskills Animal Sanctuary me and my family thought we should really check...more
  • Barnwood Restaurant


    If you want an awesome burger go here! Get the Barnwood burger. I've had burgers similar but nothing that tops this one. It has good size strips of bacon,...more
  • Federico's Wood Fired Pizza & Restaurant


    I recommend this place to everyone. The name has changed from Giordano's but it's the exact same owners and menu. (Basically they were getting sued about...more
  • Duo Bistro


    Definitely one of the best places I've been to. I'm not from around here but as a visitor I can tell you the staff was courteous and the food was amazing....more
  • Garden Cafe at Woodstock


    Phenomenal! Vegan or not this food is absolutely delicious. Drove from NJ to the farm sanctuary nearby(check it out) and found this on their website....more

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