Columbus, OH

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

(gas and insurance included!)

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  • Faculty & Staff
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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.

  • Boomerang Room Vintage


    This is a very fun store! It's a smaller space, but packed with a variety of really neat vintage furniture, decor, clothing, and more. They have a nice...more
  • Easton Town Center


    I know that a lot of people have a lot to say about the 'riff raff' of Easton... forgetting that, Easton is a solid mall. It is upkept and updated...more
  • City Folk's Farm Shop


    Love this place. I have been shopping at City Folks since I weened my chickens off of Tractor Supply brand Dumour chick food into City Folk's non GMO high...more
  • What the Rock?!


    I think any store that has a friendly, attention seeking dog gets 5 stars in my book. When I walked it, I was immediately greeted by their furry friend, who...more
  • World Market


    Number one reason I love World Market? So many bright colors!! 60s prints in bright, bold prints - giddy with excitement :) So much to look at and touch....more

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  • Breakout Games - Columbus


    This type of thing is right up my alley for fun stuff to do around Columbus! Since the first time going to Breakout, we have gone back and played twice...more
  • Columbus Zoo and Aquarium


    This zoo pretty much had everything except for pandas and dinosaurs, however there was a turtle that looked like a dinosaur. The place was huge, and at the...more
  • Columbus Commons


    On my first day in Columbus over 10 years ago, it was City Center mall's final weekend in business. And then an old building sat empty in the middle of...more
  • Creekside


    Creekside is a pleasant place.There are ducks everywhere, and at the moment, some ducklings! It's usually busy in the afternoon/early evening now because of...more
  • Olentangy River Greenway


    I've been up and down this greenway, riding my bike, and loved every minute. You can ride from roughly Hills Market to downtown and beyond, alongside the...more

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  • Los Guachos Taqueria


    Moving here from LA, one of the things I missed the most were the delicious tacos on every corner. So far, this has been the only place in columbus that has...more
  • Valters at the Maennerchor


    Interesting new place to check out! We walked in on a Monday during happy hour and were quickly and happily served. Right off the bat, we were told that...more
  • Lavash Cafe


    Some of the best falafel I have ever eaten. This is true authentic Mediterranean/Middle Eastern food. I go the Lavash regularly and specifically for the...more
  • Sweet Carrot


    I recently was in charge of taking care of lunch for a work meeting that my company was having. In the weeks before, I had tried Sweet Carrot for the first...more
  • The Eagle Short North


    I have become obsessed with fried chicken after coming to Columbus. My #friedchickenvisits in the last 3 years since moving to ohio has far surpassed my...more

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