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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.

 

how it works

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join

Apply in the app and drive in minutes. Or 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.

Tap icon

tap

Hold your Zipcard to the car's windshield—or tap the app—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 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.

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    I've used this pharmacy for 7 years. Great customer service, always friendly. I can imagine that their prices are at par for most pharmacies.more
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    I stayed in lot 10 in a tent down by the lake. It is a beautiful park. I heard it was closed but reopened. Staff were indifferent, not rude, but not overly...more
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    What a great place! You can swim, exercise, climb or play.... A walking track for those cold or rainy days. Play area for kids and rock climbing wall plus...more
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