Coastal Carolina


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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Coastal Carolina

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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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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find Zipcars nearby

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

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What It Costs

what’s your affiliation with Coastal Carolina?

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

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

I'm Coastal Carolina faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.

I'm not affiliated with Coastal Carolina and I'd like to join Zipcar.

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 Coastal Carolina. Here are just a few ideas.

  • The Fisherman's Wife

    Whether you're looking for beachy accessories, beautiful china, or christmas decorations, you'll find it here! Lots and lots of beautiful things! Vietri,...more
  • The Mermaid Castle

    This shop never disappoints. Good people service. Unique items. Karma for all who are open to positive vibes or just in search of a meaningful gift.more
  • Shore Break Bikes

    Awesome first time experience! I live on the island and needed some flashing lights for nighttime riding. I stopped in to see if they sell them and was...more
  • Wild by Nature

    Robyn, the owner is so creative and helpful. She takes the more unusual or ordinary things and turns them into arrangements or containers for arrangements....more
  • Beach Blooms

    Very impressed. I will certainly order again. I am a traveling professional, and I can't always be in town when I want/need to. I ordered the Designer's...more

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  • Nauti Times Boat Rentals

    We love Nauti Times! The price is great for full or half days, and the boats always function very well. We never have issues.more
  • Sean's Private Surf Instruction

    If you want to surf for your first time or just improve your surfing, Sean is your guy! Sean is an absolutely phenomenal instructor - extremely...more
  • The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher

    We had a really good time here with the boys on a hot summer afternoon. Well worth the admissions price. I would recommend going here.more
  • Cardinal Lanes Shipyard

    Nice clean bowling ally! This place has 32 lanes which to increase the availability to avoid long lines. There was a variety of bowling balls to choose...more
  • Aquatic Safaris SCUBA Center

    A group of us came down from Columbus, Ohio (Columbus Scuba) for a two day, four dive event on three different ship wrecks. We had a different crew and boat...more

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  • Tranquil Harbour Restaurant & Bar

    Food is great. BUT these people and the atmosphere are AMAZING. RaeVen is super friendly and hilarious and ann (one of the owners) is awesome toomore
  • Loco Jo's Grill

    Often I wish Yelp would allow 4.5 stars as a rating option, however this is not the case! This place is awesome. The service was excellent, food was...more
  • Fork N Cork

    Best burger I've had in quite some time!!! I'm in love with this gem. My parents and I enjoyed lunch here on a Sunday afternoon while exploring historic...more
  • Flaming Amy's Burrito Barn

    We went to the new location in Carolina Beach. It was our first visit to the Burrito Barn (we've been to Flaming Amy's Bowl several times) and we were very...more
  • Olivers On the Cape Fear

    Oliver's was a hidden gem that didn't disappoint. My wife and I had spent the day exploring the Cape Fear area and after taking a ferry across to South...more

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