Harvard University


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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Harvard 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.
  • Take select flexible vehicles one-way or round trip.

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.

pick your plan

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what’s your affiliation with Harvard?

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Harvard students join Zipcar for just $15 for your first year! Vehicles start at just $8.50 an hour.

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

Harvard faculty and staff join Zipcar for only $25/year with discounted Monday through Friday driving rates.

To switch to the Harvard plan:
Call us at 1-866-494-7227 and follow the prompts for account assistance/billing. Let the agent know you need to be added to the Harvard Faculty & Staff Z4B affiliate plan.

I'm a Harvard Alum and I'd like to join Zipcar.

I'm not affiliated with Harvard, but still want to use Zipcar.

Look at you, you lucky duck. You can join for free. Just make sure to enter your Enterprise number on your application.

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.)

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