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

(gas and insurance included!)

Students
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select your department
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  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm Purchase faculty or staff 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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Purchase College

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.

Tap icon

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 Purchase faculty or staff 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 Purchase faculty or staff 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 Purchase?

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm Purchase faculty or staff 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.

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

I'm not affiliated with Purchase, 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.

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 Purchase. Here are just a few ideas.

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    I went a few years ago and it was a great and unique experience. The creations were truly amazing. The only downfall is it gets very crowded and they really...more
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    This is a gem of a store! The clothes have interesting designs, are well-constructed, and are made on-site. To boot, the owners are incredibly friendly and...more
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    THAT front stall! My girlfriend and I were in need of a quick, cheap snack/meal on a random Saturday evening and we came upon the infamous Golden Shopping...more
  • Roosevelt Field


    Great mall with plethora of stores to choose from..My favorite stores are Bebe, H&M, Coach, Bloomingdales, Macy's etc.. The mall is spacious with plenty of...more

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    Wow! This place is every parent's dream!!! Children play with toys and each other in a separate play area while parents enjoy coffee, tea, smoothies and a...more
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    MY favorite park on long island. I drive about 40 min to get to this park and I never regret it.(Except for that time it was scorching hot and had to go up...more
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    This is cute place. The food was great. I had the spinach ravioli. Taste like home cooking not processed. The server was friendly and attentive. First time...more
  • Archie's Tap & Table


    Sometimes it's good to be an oddball...in a good way. Archie's is one of the only restaurants of its kind on City Island Avenue, in a sea of old school...more
  • Trattoria Zero Otto Nove


    The service that you will get here is impeccable. Every single staff member is very well trained and very, very polite. You will feel like you are actually...more
  • Casa Villa


    Muy Bueno!!!! Authentic, fresh and fast delivery especially for lunch when ordering for the whole office. Woman taking order was very patient and helpful....more
  • Bravo Peru Takeout


    Okay, I forgot to take pictures of dishes. Simply because we were hungry and the food was beyond excellence. This place is unlike expensive fancy Peruvian...more

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