Bard College


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

(gas and insurance included!)

Join Zipcar and save $10 off membership, thanks to Ford.
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in partnership with:

Bard College

What is Zipcar?

Glad you asked. It's a smarter way to get around the campus.

  • 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.
  • Membership starts as low as $7/month.

how it works

1. join

Apply now! Once approved, you’ll get your Zipcard. This magical, little card unlocks thousands of cars, trucks and vans across the globe.

2. reserve

Book a Zipcar for a couple hours or the whole day. Do it online or on your phone via our mobile app. We’re easy.

3. tap

Walk to the car and hold your Zipcard to the windshield. Ta da. The doors will unlock and it’s all yours.

4. drive!

Go! When your time is almost up, return the car to the same reserved parking spot. Then you are all done!

how it works video

find Zipcars nearby

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

What It Costs

I'm a Bard student.

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

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I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account. 

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I'd like to open a new account for my department.

sign up

I'm not affiliated with Bard and I'd like to join Zipcar. 

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

what's included


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


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


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.

  • Bop To Tottom

    Bop To Tottom is my go to store. It might be a pocketbook for myself, a new toy for my grandson, a gift for my Mom or a birthday present for one of my...more
  • Karmabee

    The owner sells onesies, T-shirts and notecards with her charming drawings (favorites: super cute monkey and elephant) -- with a matching card, they're a...more
  • Woodstock Design

    I went here on Xmas eve to get my wife something last minute as usual. The staff was incredibly helpful and able to get me a present in my price range. They...more
  • Hyde Park Consignments

    Great place in a great little town. A highlight of our trip to NY last week. $1 table, prices slashed on certain colors, a little dog as the store mascot,...more
  • Woodstock General Supply

    Super cute shop! Very "Brooklyn" - in style, quality and prices (all high!). Beautiful antique carpets, I wanted to buy them all. Nice clothing selection,...more

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  • Greenport Conservation Area

    My girlfriends and I were on a getaway in Hudson and Greenport was recommended to us by our host. Decided to go check it out and we were definitely not...more
  • Hudson River Cruises

    What a treat! Captain Guy was a wealth of information about flora/fauna, history of the area, buildings, notable architecture, etc. This cruise was almost...more
  • Mid-Hudson Sporting Clays

    Came from Dallas to see the Fam for the holidays and headed over for some male-bonding time with Dad and the brothers... Showed up to bagels, coffee, and a...more
  • Kingston Cyclery

    Just bought a new bicycle here! I checked out Revolution Bicycles (Saugerties) and Bike Brothers (also Kingston) before I settled on buying a bike here....more
  • Hudson River Maritime Museum

    I didn't expect much for $3.50 but was very pleasantly surprised. A small little gem on the inlet of the Hudson with great information about the river,...more

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  • Barnwood Restaurant

    Small well-executed restaurant with a hard working staff, and very friendly and attentive. The BEST fried chicken - absolutely delicious - well cooked,...more
  • Historic Village Diner

    Got in fairly quickly even though they were busy. Food came quickly and tasted great. Got the French toast sampler. Perfectly done.more
  • Boitson's

    Boitson's is one of those restaurants that is part of the Kingston revival and it does just that. The staff is super sweet, not super fast or pulled...more
  • Oriole 9

    Great breakfast place! The food was delicious, fresh, and made with high quality ingredients. I absolutely loved the interior. It was clean and spacious....more
  • Garden Cafe at Woodstock

    One of those places that immediately after you leave them, you are already scheming how to make it back again soon. I fell hard for this place even before...more

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