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zipcars nearby

(hint: they're right around campus)

what's it cost

Students join for $15 (save $10 thanks to Ford)

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I am SJSU Faculty or Staff

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what's included

You get daily miles
with each reservation.
Road Trip?

Free gas.
Yep, free.

Insurance included.
We've got you covered.


how it works

1. join

Apply now! Once approved, you’ll get your Zipcard. This magical, little card unlocks thousands of cars, trucks and vans across the globe.

2. reserve

Book a Zipcar for a couple hours or the whole day. Do it online or on your phone via our mobile app. We’re easy.

3. tap

Walk to the car and hold your Zipcard to the windshield. Ta da. The doors will unlock and it’s all yours.

4. drive!

Go! When your time is almost up, return the car to the same reserved parking spot. Then you are all done!

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where can i go

There's a lot to do around SJSU. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Resurrect

    Such a cute shop with artisan jewelry, clothing, etc. and a bit of a southwest feel. Many local artists including bunnycone designs (contemporary jewelry)....more
  • Urban Indigo

    Cool little shop I walked past several times before I went in. Parking is always so rough on this street I always end up walking a few blocks so am grateful...more
  • Pretty Penny

    Ah!!! I just took my first trip here and let's just say it was awesome. I am both a buyer, seller, and human. I was treated exceptionally in all regards....more
  • Therapy

    If you're looking for some ultra rustic, local decor to spruce up your house or if you're looking to run into someone to spruce up your month, pass by...more
  • Alameda South Shore Center

    Wow! It has been a long time since me and my big bear boyfriend have been to the Alameda Towne Centre Shopping Center. Oh how it has grown and expanded in a...more

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  • Lightning's Boxing Club

    I'm looking forward to going back. This place is still the flyest gym ever.more
  • Outdoor Adventure Club

    I have never been so impressed as I have been with the Outdoor Adventure Club. I first encountered this group with an introduction to outdoor rock climbing...more
  • Vallejo Street Steps

    My husband and I are on a mission! We hope to venture into the city to see as many staircases as we possibly can before we move next year. I'm sure that if...more
  • One Kearny

    A rooftop oasis in the heart of the financial district. Came up on my way to dinner at Hakkasan. It's small, but you've got views of the surrounding high...more
  • Crab Cove Visitor Center

    Came here on a Saturday morning with my boyfriend to shoot some photos for a family and we were definitely surprised by the beauty of the entire place....more

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  • Hogwash

    Artisanal sausages and other fare. This place does it right. Great casual atmosphere for after work brew or weekend outing with that special one or ten....more
  • The House

    I can't believe I have never wrote a review for this place. This is my favorite restaurant in the city. It is also my top recommendations for any friends...more
  • Wood Tavern

    I've always wanted to try this place and finally did for my friend's birthday. Our party of 15 was already there when I arrived. Since we had such a large...more
  • Gogo Sushi

    Love this place! My husband and I went here for dinner and had a great experience. The food is exceptional (fresh and probably one of the best sushi I've...more
  • Mangiare

    There have been very few places this SF native has been to and walked away wanting to come back again to have another culinary experience that matched the...more

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