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

(gas and insurance included!)

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  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm faculty or staff in Columbus, OH and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
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Columbus, OH

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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join

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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reserve

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

Tap icon

tap

Hold your Zipcard to the car's windshield—or tap the app—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.

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm faculty or staff in Columbus, OH and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account. 
  •  I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

 

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find Zipcars nearby

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

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm faculty or staff in Columbus, OH and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account. 
  •  I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

What It Costs

what's your affiliation with Columbus, OH?

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm faculty or staff in Columbus, OH and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account. 
  •  I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

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

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

I'm not a student or faculty member, but I 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.

Gasoline icon

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

There's a lot to do around Columbus, OH. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Wyandotte Flowers


    I called on a whim, in need of a quick bouquet. Nancy was very pleasant on the phone and told me she didn't have anything nice enough for a birthday bouquet...more
  • Out Of The Closet


    When I first entered the first thing I noticed was the open space. There's never many people in there at one time (which I like because I can't stand...more
  • The Mall at Tuttle Crossing


    I like small malls.. Might be smaller than the surrounding ones but it has a lot of shops. And quicker to get around.. And their food court has a lot of...more
  • Conrads College Gifts


    Conrad's is a great place to find a wide variety of Buckeye gear... you can find just about anything here - clothes for the whole family, accessories,...more
  • Tobacco International


    these guys are rad. anywhere in their service area you can get a pack of cigarettes or a case of beer delivered... and a whole lot more!more

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  • Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens


    One of the most gorgeous gardens around but hard to get to sans parking pass, these Ohio State repositories of plants species often go forgotten. The most...more
  • Hayden Falls Park


    I have been coming here since I was a teenager. Neat place to take out of town guests, one of the only waterfalls around here. In regards to other...more
  • Olentangy River Wetlands Research Park


    I have been looking for a new walking trail ever since I was chastised by a ranger at inniswood for going 10ft off of the path to take a picture. "You need...more
  • Worthington Community Center


    This place is the "whip". I love it so much that I pay the "nonresident" fee to put my darling daughter in classes there. It's really a bargain for some...more
  • Indian Run Falls


    About .83 mile for the trail, very good neighborhood park to take a walk in the afternoon, plenty shades. There are some steps to get you closer to the...more

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  • Condado


    First, the eats and drinks: Amazing food, perfect, fresh margaritas made with real fruit puree rather than that fake stuff. Great options for me as a vegan...more
  • Hounddog's Three Degree Pizza


    So I , like most people in Cbus have known and loved Hounddogs pizza for many many many years, back when Rag o Rama was still beside it... it's since kept...more
  • Mama's Pasta & Brew


    Epitome of a hole-in-the-wall with loads of charm. Small, clean, cheap, and void of students most nights. I give it 5-stars for being unlike any other bar...more
  • Al-Tubasee Street


    The food is absolutely great. We got lamb gyro and fries. The gyro has so much flavor, slight sauce to where you barely knew it was there, extremely...more
  • The Chop Shop


    I went here for a social mixer for my grad program, they were extremely accommodating, and there was about 25-30 of us. They had us in the tin room which...more

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