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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.

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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 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.

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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 Purchase. Here are just a few ideas.

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  • 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
  • The Rack Shack


    I had a wonderful experience at Rack Shack today! Laura was incredibly attentive, helpful, and honest. I left with a bra I love! She is also the owner and...more

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  • Old Westbury Gardens


    This is a magnificent property and I highly recommend driving out to see it! Parking is included in your admission of $12 at the gate and that's pretty much...more
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  • Good Food


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  • Rustic Root


    A pleasantly unique find in a strip mall on Long Island! Atmosphere: organic, rustic yet contemporary m, attention to details, warm, friendly. Drinks:...more
  • Carta Brava Restaurant


    Best lunch deal in the area! Their food is amazing. Their staff are nice. Metered parking available. Try out their 1/4 chicken with french fries and salad...more
  • The Hudson House


    Went to Hudson House this past Saturday night and let me just say OMG! The food was amazing. The staff was amazing and they knew what they were doing....more
  • Trattoria Vivolo


    This is a Harrison hot spot. You need reservations because there aren't many tables, and the food is delicious. Some of the best food I've had here was off...more

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