Bowdoin 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:

Bowdoin 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

Students join for $15 (save $10 thanks to Ford)

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I'm Bowdoin faculty or staff.

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I'm not affiliated with Bowdoin, but still want to use 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 Bowdoin. Here are just a few ideas.

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  • Patagonia- Outlet Freeport

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  • Estilo

    I love this place. There's always a great selection of clothes and accessories, and the prices are actually really reasonable - I've bought cashmere...more
  • Earrings And Company

    A religious experience. I literally have been looking forward to returning to this place since vacay last year. It is an earring Mecca. Their selection is...more

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    Ring's provides excellent customer service and great equipment. I called a few times to get info and plan out our recent trip up to Maine and they were...more
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  • Winslow Memorial Park

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  • Universe Gym

    Universe Gym is a great place to go if you're visiting in town or a regular. I was spending a week in Brunswick, and Universe Gym's 5$ day pass was a big...more
  • Yankee Lanes of Brunswick

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    Wow, did the $30 for 5 lbs of lobster special. All i can say is wow, the best. Great Tasting lobster, even the juice that was inside, tasted awesome....more
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  • Sweet Angel

    I often forget that this tiny place is nestled in on the fast moving Pleasant Street. I had tried it out for soup on a cold day months and months ago and...more
  • Mae's Cafe & Bakery

    Honestly, I can only speak to the cinnamon bun which I got driving through. It's literally the best. Beyond the best. Sticky sweet delicious to the core and...more
  • Big Top Deli

    Key to any great sandwich or sub is the bread! Warm, slightly toasted, fresh sub roll. Perfect lunch spot. I'll have to stop by for breakfast soon! Owner or...more

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