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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.

in partnership with:

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.

  • Golden Shopping Mall


    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
  • Pepsi Gardens


    If you're familiar with Storm King (http://stormking.org/), think of this as its much smaller but still very appealing cousin. Monumental sculpture on a...more
  • Astoria Bookshop


    How unfortunate that this is the last remaining bookstore in Queens, but thank goodness they exist! Astoria Bookshop is the perfect example of a...more
  • Urban Jungle


    Cheap clothing, wide variety. Everything is used but no regrets since it's super cheap and I believe they wash it and it's totally wearable. And not to...more
  • The Gallery at Westbury Plaza


    I love this mall since it has all the staples for outlet stores!!! -Bloomingdales Outlet -Saks Fifth Off 5th - Nordstrom Rack -Banana Republic...more

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  • Caumsett State Historic Park


    Imagine what life was like as a year round resident here? The drive from Huntington or Cold Spring to the park is scenic and so enjoyable. Caumsett has...more
  • Old Westbury Gardens


    Looking for something to do on a sunny afternoon? Look no further than the Old Westbury Gardens, a mere $12 entrance fee will unlock this hidden North Shore...more
  • Good Day Play Cafe


    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
  • Citi Field


    I guess I'm biased being a met fan my entire life but I love citi field. The entire experience from start to finish is always amazing. I usually opt to take...more
  • Untermyer Park and Gardens


    Beautiful park in Yonkers with amazing Hudson River views. Great place to check out and explore on the weekends.more

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  • Little Mumbai Market


    Was so happy to find this little gem! This was my first time trying Indian food, and although it's a little gentrified, it's delicious and SO flavorful....more
  • Mason Sandwich Company


    I get so happy when they open good options around this area (there aren't too many). I am not a big sandwich eater, but their sandwiches are quiet...more
  • Trattoria Vivolo


    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
  • 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
  • Trattoria Zero Otto Nove


    After hearing about how good the pizza was here, my husband and I knew we had to come. We have been wanting to check out Arthur Avenue and the Bronx's...more

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