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

(gas and insurance included!)

Students (18 - 20)
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  • Students (18 - 20)
  • Students (21+)
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Departmental Accounts

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Tufts University

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 (18 - 20)
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  • Students (18 - 20)
  • Students (21+)
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Departmental Accounts

 

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find Zipcars nearby

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

What It Costs

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what’s your affiliation with Tufts?

Students (18 - 20)
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  • Students (18 - 20)
  • Students (21+)
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Departmental Accounts

Students join Zipcar for just $15 for your first year! Vehicles start at just $8.50 an hour.

Students must submit the Zipcar Insurance Coverage Acknowledgement* form to zipcar@tufts.edu in order to become a Zipcar member.

*This form is required by Tufts University.

acknowledgement form

Once you have sent in your acknowledgment form, you can start your Zipcar application!

Students 18 - 20 years old must follow instructions on how to join. All students 18+ are welcomed, including drivers with international licenses. 

Students join Zipcar for just $15 for your first year! Vehicles start at just $8.50 an hour.

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

Faculty and staff join Zipcar for only $35/year with discounted Monday through Friday driving rates.

I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.

 

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.)

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