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

(gas and insurance included!)

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U of Alabama

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
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select your department
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  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
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  • I'd like to join my department's existing 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.

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  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

What It Costs

what’s your affiliation with Alabama?

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

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

I'm not affiliated with UA, 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 Alabama. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Lowe's


    I like this Lowes. They storage houses you can buy and they will even deliver them for you. Their tools are one of the best you can buy too. They carry...more
  • Serendipity Needleworks


    I'm not skilled in the art of needlecraft, but I can sling a stitch or two. And fortunately there's a place in town where I can not only buy amazing quality...more
  • Nike Tuscaloosa


    What a super friendly store!! The team was a 10!! They were getting ready for a big Alabama event that night, but EVERY person greeted us and offered...more
  • Hobby Lobby


    Excellent selection of home and outdoor decor, arts and craft supplies, seasonal decor, fabric and sewing supplies and much, much more! The store rotates...more
  • Skyland Antique Mall & Thrift Store


    Who would have guessed? We stumbled across this place by accident while I was looking for new wiper blades for the truck, and we thought "what the heck."...more

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  • The Links At Tuscaloosa


    Played in April 2011. Course was in the best shape I've ever seen it in although some of the greens still have issues ( bare spots). Short and very tight...more
  • AMF Bama Lanes


    We had a striking good time at AMF Bama Bowl! It's pricy because they don't have much competition in town, but sometimes you can find good deals on Groupon...more
  • Snap Fitness 24-7


    I have been going here for a few months now and I love it. Everyone there is really focus on working out so you don't see many people just standing around...more
  • UA Student Recreation Center


    This is one of the rec centers available to UA students, and the main one that I'm aware of (but don't quote me, because I've barely scratched the surface...more
  • Leland Lanes


    I will start by saying that this bowling alley is one I went to as a teenager. I have made some good memories here, and wanted to bring my family back for...more

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  • Heritage House Coffee & Tea


    I can't rave enough about Heritage House! I am a HUGE fan. It came highly recommended to me and I completely understand why. As soon as you walk in you can...more
  • Hooligan's


    Hooligans man! You can't m beat their prices and food in this area! Great gyros, great burgers, perfect fries. Nothing pretentious about this place good...more
  • Chicken Salad Chick


    Fantastic. My fiancé and I were in town for a tennis tournament and saw that this chicken salad chick was close by and got excited because we both are big...more
  • Metro Diner


    Went here to have breakfast with my family! Portions were huge and very good! The waitress was a little inexperienced but was very sweet and made sure we...more
  • BurgerFi


    Great place to try out some unique burger choices! I got the CEO brisket burger with truffle aioli. It was very good and not too messy, as most crafty...more

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