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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.

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.

  • 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
  • Paper Trail


    An expertly curated gift/housewares shop filled with coffee table books, cool greeting cards, travel books, candles, pillows, and assorted interesting kick...more
  • The Dreaming Goddess


    I get happy just walking around. They have a huge selection of cards, salt lamps, and well pretty much everything. It's grand. I've always had a nice...more
  • Smith Hardware


    refill your propane tank ...no problem music wire to build a ham radio antenna..no problem.. every other place had no idea what we were even looking...more

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  • North-South Lake Campground


    I came here camping last weekend and it was such a nice experience. It reminds me of how much i enjoy outdoors. The weather was great and the views with the...more
  • High Falls Conservation Area


    Great hidden gem! My wife's family lives south of Albany and had never been aware of this spot. It's not an incredibly long hike but you can make it a...more
  • Total Tennis


    Since January 2013, My partner and I have been here roughly 12 x's. Why? Because it is a tennis players dream; the mecca of recreational tennis in...more
  • Shakti Yoga


    Best yoga in New York! Love the Shakti community, Linda's playful yet thorough approach to teaching & the way you feel walking in the door of each of her...more
  • Orvis


    Came with a friend on a Groupon which included a shooting lesson and lunch. We were scheduled for lunch first. Shannon escorted us to the dining room and...more

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  • The Matchbox Cafe


    My mother and I stumbled upon this gem today as we were leaving the fair. I recognized the name from places I looked up on yelp. My mother and I have been...more
  • Crazy Bowlz


    We love this place and it has only gotten better since it opened. The kimchi nachos special the other week was delicious, and had so much meat! The portions...more
  • Gracie's Luncheonette


    Awesome food! This place is adorable and the food is exceptional! Ordered the fried chicken sandwich (spicy) and the pimento cheese burger (with a fried...more
  • Mama's Boy Burgers


    All I do in the morning is wait for them to open. We go on vacation in this neck of the woods once a summer and I am honestly more excited for this place...more
  • Love Bites Cafe


    Loveliest waitress! Tess accommodated all our annoying requests and substitutions. I had the best poached eggs in the world.more

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