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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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join

Apply online. Once approved, we'll send you a Zipcard to access vehicles worldwide.

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reserve

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

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tap

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

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drive

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

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.

what's included

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miles

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

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gas

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

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insurance

If you're a Zipcar member,
you're covered. (So you can drive safe
and rest easy.)

where can i go

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