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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 $0
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm Bates College 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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Bates 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.

Reserve icon

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 $0
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm Bates College 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 $0
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm Bates College 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 Bates?

Students
join now for only $0
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm Bates College 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 Bates College student.

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

I'm not affiliated with Bates College, but still want to use Zipcar.

what's included

Map icon

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 Bates. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Pizza Hut


    Had the buffet during lunch when passing through town. The one waitress was taxed, but she hustled and we had a great food and service. Definitely...more
  • McDonald's


    Hot food served fresh with a side of South Missourian hospitality! I want to take these workers to the city with me, they are so nice. I don't get customer...more
  • Sisters & Friends Cafe


    Very lackluster food. A lot of frozen prepared food. Nothing special. Just another boring cafe. Nothing over the top to talk about.more
  • Wimfield's On Main


    Best tenderloins in town. Friendly staff.Quick service and reasonable prices.The sports lounge has amble seating with a wide selection of the favorite drinksmore
  • Taco Bell


    Great service, workers are extremely friendly and food is good. Big guy named Robert that works there is super helpful and made a pretty mean burrito.more

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