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zipcars nearby

(hint: they're right around campus)

what's it cost

Join Zipcar for $50/year and get $50 in free driving to use during your first month!



join now

You only need to be 18 to join now for $25/year and receive $35 in driving credit for you to use in your first month!

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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 Santa Cruz Community Program. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Greenspace

    I'm a treehouse designer/builder and three-time children's play structure designer and builder for the Make a Wish foundation. Last Saturday I was scouring...more
  • Bunny's Shoes

    I made a special trip to Bunny's and I'm so glad I did! I walked out with two pairs of really cute shoes that were both on sale AND in season! In fact I...more
  • Stripe Design Group

    A -must- stop if you're shopping in Santa Cruz! Stopped here after spending way too much money shopping already, but I definitely spent another $100 here....more
  • Amoureuse

    I bought my first item here when I was 15 and this place was under different ownership. Years later I still come here and love it even more! Pretty much the...more
  • Zen Island

    If you are a mermaid fanatic like myself, this is going to be the store of your dreams. Mermaids everywhere!!! Plus they have other cute items that are...more

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  • Adventure Out

    Yeaaaa buddy! What a "successful" day of getting into wetsuits! For my sister's bachelorette I organized a three hour surf lesson. Cliff was who I booked...more
  • Lighthouse Field State Beach

    My Labrador retrievers love this beach! It's off-leash. They get to run with lots'a canine pals until they drop from exhaustion. A tired dog is a happy...more
  • Pleasure Point

    I came here to surf and the swell was awesome. The view was outstanding and I came to honor the grave of Jay Moriarity. A surfing legend who surfed at this...more
  • Chardonnay Sailing Charters

    Went on the afternoon pizza charter. It was awesome and the day was perfect- warm with clear sunny skies while sounds from the 60s and reggae filled the...more
  • Natural Bridges State Beach

    This is a great State Park and is so much more than just the nice beach. It's located at the end of the hiking and biking path on beautiful West Cliff...more

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  • Lago Di Como

    Just had the gnocchi. Really surprised by last review. Can only assume she's never had it in Italy. Or maybe she's use to eating chunky cheese, because...more
  • The Buttery

    This is an amazing place. Gayle's used to be my favorite...still is right up there...but this place is on par, if not better. It is hard to find a good,...more
  • Walnut Avenue Café

    Service is spot on, breakfast and lunch always stellar. Downside: the place is typically packed, always a line but it moves quickly and efficiently. A...more
  • The Water Street Grill

    What a neat place! Looks average from the street, but inside is a cozy little gem! The help is super friendly and the food is fantastic. Well made onion...more
  • Zachary's Restaurant

    This place is awesome! Great food great atmosphere great people! The trifecta!! I had the pancake breakfast...they were perfect! The chicken apple sausage...more

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