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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 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.
  • 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 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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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 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
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

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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 Bates. Here are just a few ideas.

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    This is the best bike shop in the area. Visit here before anywhere else. Trustworthy, extremely knowledgeable and helpful.more
  • Abacus American Crafts


    My favorite whimsical art store in Maine. Great repurposed items like bicycle inner tube wallets and measuring tape keychains. Big selection of jewelry from...more
  • Cole-Haan Footwear & Accessories Retail Store


    We came in on Saturday not knowing they closed at six to find my boyfriend new dress shoes. Not only did the staff stay late but they helped us find...more

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    We rented a tandem kayak from Ring's on a Sunday. We were able to reserve the kayak on the phone and pick it up half an hour later. The staffer was very...more
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    This was the second escape room I've been to (the other was in NYC) & we really enjoyed it! We did the room called The Cabin. The room itself had many...more
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    Great experience! We walked in a little too near closing time, but you'd have never known based on the warmth and inviting nature of the owner,...more
  • Woodland Acres Campground


    The campground itself was awesome. For a little place on the side of the Saco you really can't ask for more. Yeah the bugs sucked - but deal with it...more
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    One of our go-to, favorite spots for date night. Flatbread pizza is delicious, and their drinks are unique and easy to drink.more
  • Conundrum Wine Bistro


    This is absolutely my go to place in the Freeport/Brunswick area. The staff at Conundrum taste over 400 wines each year to develop their 'by-the-glass'...more
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    Starting with the bread; amazing. Our survey was outstanding, beautiful tall blonde who didn't miss a beat. French onion soup almost as good as I make....more
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