CSU Monterey Bay


find freedom with cars on
campus by the hour or day.

(gas and insurance included!)

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CSU Monterey Bay

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.

Learn more at www.zipcar.com/how

how it works

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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 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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find Zipcars nearby

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

What It Costs

Ford zipcar

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

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

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what's included

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Travel far and wide,
for road trips, away games,
visits home, and more.

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Fill up using the
gas card that's inside the car.
We'll get the bill.

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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 CSUMB. Here are just a few ideas.

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  • Succulent Gardens

    A place entirely devoted to succulents and cacti? Um hell yes! This place was a dream. They have over 700 different kinds of succulents and an enormous...more
  • Aquarius Dive Shop

    When in Monterey, this dive shop is highly recommended, the exuberant service from the staff is fenomenal very profesional , and patient. They have a very...more
  • Maybe on Monday

    Delightful little shop with an array of colorful, curated merchandise from faraway places, a spiritual vibe and knowledgeable, warm and welcoming owners. So...more
  • The Puzzle Lady

    What is not to love? A store full of amazing puzzles and a delightful owner to visit with when you go in. I always make this stop when in town.more

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  • Monterey Bay Aquarium

    This place just hit the top of my Aquarium list! Non profit ran, so don't be to scared about pricing for entry. Single Adult is $49.50, however if you're...more
  • Big Sur Half Marathon

    JUST KEEP ON RUNNING Finally. We. Run. BigSur. Waited years to run this race and get this medal :) THE EXPO. Spent more than I had anticipated! Usually...more
  • Richard Schmidt School of Surfing

    My husband and I just returned from one of Richard's week long surf camps in Costa Rica. We had a wonderful time, and I would highly recommend the surf...more
  • Pacific Ave Cycles

    Most Excellent experience: Brand new equipment Fast & friendly service Reasonable prices Perfect location Absolutely will go back Thank you !more
  • Garrapata State Park

    Tucked away with a short walk from street parking is a lovely beach with views all around. There are some steps to access the beach.more

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  • PortaBella

    Pleasantly surprised! I looked at the menu and saw many things that would normally order so we had to make reservations. First of all, the whiskey...more
  • Patria

    We recently moved to Salinas it was our first time to Patria and we absolutely loved it. Our Server Ashton was top notch!! Sweet, knowledgeable and...more
  • Passionfish

    Loved it here. Such an elegant and classy little restaurant with amazing service. It's all about the food! The fish is all sustainably sourced. Their wine...more
  • Keoki's Hawaiian Barbeque

    Been a while since I have been back to Keoki's. This place is jammin. Most likely the best, and kind of the only Hawaiian food plate lunch place you will...more
  • Avatar Indian Grill

    Came here because I live near by, had been wanting to try it for some time now and finally came today once I looked at the reviews on yelp. Food is fresh,...more

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