Carleton University


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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  • Students
  • Faculty and Staff
  • Alumni
  • 18-20 years old
  • 21+ years old
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Carleton University

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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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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  • Students
  • Faculty and Staff
  • Alumni
  • 18-20 years old
  • 21+ years old
  • select an affiliation to join


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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 Focus

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  • Students
  • Faculty and Staff
  • Alumni
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  • 21+ years old
  • select an affiliation to join

I'm a Carleton student and I'd like to join Zipcar for $20.

To join, choose your age group from the menu below:

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

I'm a Carleton University faculty or staff member and I'd like to join Zipcar for $35. 

I'm a Carleton University alumnus and I'd like to join Zipcar for $35. 

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 Carleton University. Here are just a few ideas.

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  • Bayshore Shopping Centre

    Basically anything you would need, all in a mall. With the addition of the WalMart, Bayshore really is a one stop shop. The new addition is beautiful, with...more
  • Lost Marbles

    A fun toy store for adults (as opposed to "an Adult Toy Store") - it's full of little collectibles, retro toys, a limited selection of games and puzzles and...more

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  • Sky Zone

    I went to Sky Zone for my sons birthday. It is on the expensive side - $20 each roughly for 1 hour of jumping but it was well worth it. This is a great...more
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  • Movati Athletic - Trainyards

    I highly recommend this gym- it's got a spa feel to it and it's super clean. There are so many machines to choose from, you never have to wait for them. The...more
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    Burke's method is amazing. I've lost about 40lbs in 6 months, but most importantly, I've kept it off. There has been no "yo-yo-ing" back and forth and my...more
  • New Edinburgh Park

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    After a 10+ hour drive up from Virginia, we were looking for a good meal close to our hotel. This gem is right across the street, and the menu looked...more
  • Play Food And Wine

    We had an excellent lunch at this fine establishment right off the By market and behind the American embassy! We were a large group of about 25 American...more
  • The Foolish Chicken

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  • Island Grill

    My boyfriend and I ate here on a Saturday afternoon for late lunch - the service was extremely friendly and the food felt homey and satisfying. If you're...more
  • Mēna Restaurant

    Unique experience: the menu is a list of every ingredient available in the kitchen. You tell the waiter what you don't want, and then the chef whips up...more

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