Columbus, OH

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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.
  • 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.

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

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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.

  • Y Sadiq Diamond


    This gentleman knows his jewelry. I buy all my wife's jewelry here -- usually 2-3 times yearly(birthday, anniversary, Valentine's) -- always fine jewelry --...more
  • The Candle Lab


    Such a fun activity and we will be back! My mom and I were immediately greeted by staff. They gave clear directions from picking the scents, picking out a...more
  • Rivers Edge Cutlery


    I run a very small part time mobile knife sharpening operation around Clintonville (Blades of Glory). I do a few commercial customers and some...more
  • Half Price Books


    Oh, man. Half Price Books, you break my heart. You are SOOOO cheap. I live in the city with the largest bookstore in the world (Powell's, I'm looking at...more
  • Wexner Center For the Arts


    I am happy that Ohio State has something like the Wexner Center. It's underappreciated by many students and by people in Columbus. The place has hosted...more

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  • Ohio Strength - Home of CrossFit Italian Village


    Ohio Strength is a great gym! The space is large and allows for dynamic movement and classes. Classes are fun in this strong community of members....more
  • Yoga On High - Short North


    Yoga on High is an incredible and supportive community for the Columbus area. Through this studio, I have been able to make connections all across this...more
  • Melt Hot Yoga & Fitness


    This morning was my first time at Melt Hot Yoga and Fitness, and only my second attempt at hot yoga or yoga of any kind. I was pleasantly surprised at the...more
  • The Golf Depot


    Great place, after the Yelp! event, I too came back here a few days later with a good friend. I can't really complain about anything here, except for one...more
  • The Athletic Club of Columbus


    We were in town visiting family who are members, and they took about 30 of us here on a Saturday afternoon to hang out at the bowling alley. It was so much...more

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  • Vaqueiros Real Mexican Street Food


    Finally a place that does Real Mexican Street Food right. Vaqueiros had delivered on every level. The food is fresh, tastes fresh too. The place is clean...more
  • Arepazo Tapas & Wine


    Admittedly we haven't been to Arepazo in a few years only because we're not in the area too much as we play more around Easton, Polaris and Westerville. Now...more
  • South Of Lane


    This place is really cute, in an "Upper Arlington vintage" kind of way. The decor feels more like something out of Crate & Barrel than actual vintage, but...more
  • Harvest Bar + Kitchen


    I like Harvest the most of any of the campus area pizzas. It has many good options for anyone. They have lots of vegetarian pizzas and sides. It also has a...more
  • Alegria's Seafood


    My cousin took me to this pace while I was visiting him in Columbus. We went there on a Friday afternoon at about 3pm and the place was quite empty. The...more

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