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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.
Students
join now for only $15
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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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.

 

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.

Tap icon

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 for only $15
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.

University memberships are only $15! (That’s $10 off. Thanks, Ford.)

 

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find Zipcars nearby

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

Students
join now for only $15
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 for only $15
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

Map icon

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.

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  • The Second Show


    What a delightful thrift store, one of the best I have seen (and that's saying something). The volunteers clearly take pride in their "merchandising" and...more
  • Hyde Park Consignments


    A true consignment store! I dropped in on a recent trip and found a couple of great items that were inexpensive :) The owner is so helpful and the staff...more
  • Shop Little House


    Shop Little House is a cute store with lovely new and old things for the home. It is conveniently located in the heart of "downtown" Woodstock. Every time...more

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  • Susan's Pleasant Pheasant Farm


    So I didn't see any pheasants during my time at Susan's Pleasant Pheasant Farm, but it was perfectly pleasant! Kayaking was the name of our game. Once our...more
  • Little Pickles


    Lovely little candy shop with a friendly owner. Ask her how she came up with the store's name, it's a sweet story.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
  • Greenport Conservation Area


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    Excellent place to hike. 1) We did a two car -- end to end hike. 2) We did the Windham High Peak, then went to the Burnt Knob and Acra Point. 3) The...more

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  • Daughters Fare and Ale


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    I was in the town of Kingston with a friend and the family she works for. As the only vegan, I was dreading another bowl of lettuce and tomato. They had...more
  • Plantae


    Nailed it! Moved from Brooklyn a couple of years ago and have been looking for quality vegan fare that is not just a menu afterthought. This place delivers...more
  • The Dutch Ale House


    So in small chill town.... This is that special place that has the great food and awesome bartender! Timmy will make you feel welcome and get you the best...more

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