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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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Book a Zipcar for as little as 1 hour or as long as 7 days.

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Hold your Zipcard to the car's windshield—or tap the app—to unlock. Voila! It's all yours.

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Hit the road. When you're done, park the car in its reserved spot and use your Zipcard or the app to lock up.

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What It Costs

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Buffalo State students join for $15 (save $10 thanks to Ford)

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

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Travel far and wide,
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visits home, and more.

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where can i go

There's a lot to do around Buffalo State. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Queen City Shaken & Stirred

    If you like mixed drinks and like the process of making them, this is the store for you. It's tons of fun here. They have whatever you need to make a...more
  • Hu's Discount Store

    OK, I'm not exactly sure how this store came to be. Did someone just happen to own a little bit of every possibly useful, practical thing in existence?...more
  • Plum Pudding

    I think Plum Pudding is one of the better little boutique stores on Elmwood. My wife likes to shop here, so when I was looking for some gifts I checked this...more
  • Target

    It's target. Everyone knows you really didn't come in for a lamp. You totally get lost in there. Coming out spending at least $70 more than you really...more
  • The Dress Shop - Allen Street

    All I have to say is that I bought a dress with bunnies, squirrels and birds on it. This place has an amazing collection and the prices are a tad less than...more

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  • WNY Mixed Martial Arts & Fitness

    If I didn't have two tots or didn't care about cultivating my marriage, I would live at this place, lol. I've trained in both MMA (well, stand-up, haha) and...more
  • Yoga Parkside

    I have enjoyed every single class I have taken at the studio! All of the instructors are very knowledgeable and incredibly kind and always willing to help...more
  • Niagara Aquarium Co Inc

    I love this place. Friendly and very helpful staff. If it wasn't for them my snake would be dead (only place in Buffalo selling live mice). Not to add a...more
  • Revolution Buffalo

    Started going here a few months ago. I was never a big fan of spinning -- although the classes I had taken previously were nowhere near as energetic and...more
  • Queen City Escape

    What an awesome experience. I went with my wife and staff of Childrens' Kastle for a fun evening. Split up into two teams, I had to escape the 7 wonders...more

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  • Osteria 166

    We didn't have reservations, so we sat in the bar. It had a very upbeat vibe with live music and people there to enjoy a fabulous Friday night. I guess I...more
  • The Black Sheep

    If I'm going to go to brunch (let's face it...the ONLY meal that matters in this whole-wide world...) then I'm going to go to The Black Sheep. This place...more
  • Charlie the Butcher's Kitchen

    Typically a roast beef sandwich is all about the quality and preparation of the roasted beef as it should be, but Charlie the Butcher has elevated this...more
  • Allen Street Poutine Company

    The comfort food to end all comfort foods. The best poutine in Buffalo, hands down. My favorites are the Montreal Smoked Meat, the classic poutine and the...more
  • Lloyd Taco Factory

    I have an excellent experience every time I'm in here. It's noisy and fun! You can stand in line to order and sit in the dining room but even better is to...more

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