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

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.

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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

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

  • The Andersons


    Nostalgia review.... God. As a Northwest Ohio transplant, I'm really gonna miss this place.more
  • Clintonville Outfitters


    Finally, a sport goods store that doesn't require a twenty minute drive on the freeway to get to. With all the outdoorsy NPR types living in the...more
  • Columbus Architectural Salvage


    Do you like old things? Columbus Architectural Salvage is for you. A Weekly Yelp brought my attention to this place. I can see how this would be a great...more
  • Helen Winnemore's


    My great experience started as soon as I walked in the door! I was greeted by a friendly woman who offered me tea or coffee. She asked if I'd been there...more
  • Second Chance Consignment Boutique


    I've shopped and consigned here and both experiences were quite present. The employees were very polite and pleasant and priced my items above my...more

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  • Seven Studios


    Great studio - always improving! I've been coming here ever since it opened it 2013 with a few hiatuses due to work schedule. They have a great selection...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
  • Arena District Athletic Club


    I can't say enough good things about the gym that completely changed my life, but I'll say a few. I started my fitness journey here about seven years ago....more
  • The Topiary Park


    Beautiful hidden gem in Columbus. Simple and perfect place for a nice fall walk. The park is kept very clean and you definitely don't feel you're in...more
  • 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

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  • Third and Hollywood


    Met a friend for brunch this past Sunday and was not disappointed! The atmosphere is very cozy and on Sunday they have live music which adds to the...more
  • Rooks Tavern


    IN THE LATE 80's THE INTERSECTION OF CHITTENDEN & SUMMIT WAS A GOOD PLACE TO GET SHOT... My, my how things have changed on south campus. I wanted a nice,...more
  • 101 Beer Kitchen


    OMG!!! This is without a doubt the best restaurant we've been to in a long time! Everything we've tried had been prepared to perfection and the taste...more
  • Rockmill Tavern


    I LACK SUFFICIENTLY STRONG SUPERLATIVES to describe how much we loved our meal at Rockmill Tavern. Had brunch on a Sunday early afternoon. Two of us shared...more
  • Arepazo Tapas & Wine


    This place is fantastic! My mom and I came here because we wanted to try something different. Yelp lead me to this wonderful place. Prices: 4/5 Their...more

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