[custom:product-name] Isla Vista

Close

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

(gas and insurance included!)

Santa Barbara Students
select your affiliation
join now
  • Santa Barbara Students
  • Community Members
  • Antioch University, Santa Barbara
  • Brooks Institute
  • Fielding Graduate University
  • Santa Barbara Business College
  • Santa Barbara City College
  • Santa Barbara College of Law
  • UCSB
  • UCSB Extension
  • Westmont College
  • select an affiliation to join

in partnership with:

Zipcar Isla Vista

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

Join icon

join

Apply online. Once approved, we'll send you a Zipcard to access vehicles worldwide.

Reserve icon

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.

Drive icon

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.

Santa Barbara Students
select your affiliation
join now
  • Santa Barbara Students
  • Community Members
  • Antioch University, Santa Barbara
  • Brooks Institute
  • Fielding Graduate University
  • Santa Barbara Business College
  • Santa Barbara City College
  • Santa Barbara College of Law
  • UCSB
  • UCSB Extension
  • Westmont College
  • select an affiliation to join

 

how it works video

find Zipcars nearby

Find us located right on and near campus, cities and airports across the globe.

Santa Barbara Students
select your affiliation
join now
  • Santa Barbara Students
  • Community Members
  • Antioch University, Santa Barbara
  • Brooks Institute
  • Fielding Graduate University
  • Santa Barbara Business College
  • Santa Barbara City College
  • Santa Barbara College of Law
  • UCSB
  • UCSB Extension
  • Westmont College
  • select an affiliation to join

What It Costs

Front facing Ford

what’s your affiliation with UCSB?

Santa Barbara Students
select your affiliation
join now
  • Santa Barbara Students
  • Community Members
  • Antioch University, Santa Barbara
  • Brooks Institute
  • Fielding Graduate University
  • Santa Barbara Business College
  • Santa Barbara City College
  • Santa Barbara College of Law
  • UCSB
  • UCSB Extension
  • Westmont College
  • select an affiliation to join

Students can join Zipcar for just $35 year. You also get $35 in free driving to use during your first month.

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

I'm not affiliated with a university and I'd like to join Zipcar.

what's included

Map icon

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.

Umbrella icon

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 UCSB. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Lush


    Very friendly and knowledgeable. Enthusiastic staff. Wife loves products that gives me a 5 star when I bring home. Daughter is always jealous until I pull...more
  • Game Seeker


    Love, love, love this place. Lisa knows all the games in that place. She spent a lot of time getting to know the kind of games we would like and made great...more
  • J Woeste In Los Olivos


    This is the cutest garden store. The store is packed with a great selection of home decor and yard items. So many beautiful potted succulents. One of a...more
  • Paradise Found


    Time for another in a series of what I call.. Guest Yelps from the Wifey "Paradise Found is a *wonderful* New Age/Witchy/Spiritual store that's apparently...more
  • Warbler Records & Goods


    I don't own a turntable and have never bought a vinyl record so I can't speak on that front, but at my bank account's great expense, Warbler has become a...more

Powered by Yelp!
  • Jenny Schatzle Program


    My name is Tatum! I've been a part of this program for years now, I actually have lost track of how long but a very long time.....it's seriously a part of...more
  • Divinitree Yoga and Art Studio


    Great energy, great classes, fair pricing. Definitely the best yoga studio in town. Class schedule provides lots of options and time slots. Instructors are...more
  • Butterfly Beach


    Its so so pretty here!! It's super clean and right in front of the four seasons hotel. Parking is easy and doesn't require any payments. There are...more
  • Shoreline Park


    We took a beautiful drive up and down the main road along the park and it is so beautiful here. So green. Nice restaurants all along/across the street....more
  • CrossFit Santa Barbara


    My husband and I moved to SB seven months ago and after checking out all of the boxes in town, decided CFSB was the one for us. The coaches and members...more

Powered by Yelp!
  • East Beach Tacos


    The 101 was jammed so we pulled over for a quick bite. So happy we happened to find East Beach Tacos. Don't be fooled into thinking this is another greasy...more
  • Barbareño


    The fried chicken was the best chicken I had ever had. Every bite had a sweet flavor of caramel. The blue cheese grits..to die for! And the serving was...more
  • Brother's Restaurant At the Red Barn


    Love the salmon! Its juicy the brown rice, shiitake mushroom, veg medley is fantastic underneath. I always come here if I do wine tasting in Santa Inez....more
  • Yoichi's


    We had a wonderful meal at Yoichi's that truly felt like an authentic experience in Japanese cuisine. The customer service was impeccable from the moment we...more
  • The Lark


    I have had mixed reviews about the Lark, as it is pricey and has an interesting menu that does not serve everyone. I decided to try it for a Friday night...more

Powered by Yelp!