U of Alabama


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

(gas and insurance included!)

Join Zipcar and save $10 off membership, thanks to Ford.
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U of Alabama

What is Zipcar?

Glad you asked. It's a smarter way to get around the campus.

  • 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

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!

how it works video

find Zipcars nearby

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

What It Costs

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

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I'm UA faculty or staff.

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

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I'd like to open a new account for my department.

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I'm not affiliated with UA, but still want to use Zipcar.

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

what's included


Travel far and wide,
for road trips, away games,
visits home, and more.


Fill up using the
gas card that's inside the car.
We'll get the bill.


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.

  • Second Blessings

    Every time I come here I find something special. Tons of great furniture for the home at prices I love. I could spend hours looking through the upstairs and...more
  • Gateway Antiques Mall

    Open until 8 pm. Good selection of rustic eclectic vintage pieces. Signs and pieces. Folks very friendly and even wrapped each purchase for travel.more
  • Dodge City Ski Shop

    Without a doubt the best local, no chain ski and winter shop in the greater Chattanooga area. They have a ski simulator, but did not see it running when I...more
  • Cabela's

    Small for a Cabelas but has everything you need. Prices are the same as the other store I visit regularly in Kansas City. Service was excellent, very...more
  • Best Buy

    Bought an Apple Watch here. Great salesmen! Also there is a great phone salesman named Brandon who is super helpful and smart. Would definitely recommendmore

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  • Enterprise South Nature Park

    Enterprise South Nature Park is one of the best amenities our city has. This park consists of 2800 hilly acres that used to be home to an ammunition plant....more
  • Chattanooga Balloon Company

    I have always wanted to go on a Hot Air Balloon ride. "Bucket List" and such, but every time I tried to locate a company in Chattanooga, all I could find...more
  • IC Outdoor Center

    We bought our first boat here. Blake was our salesman from the beginning. He was very helpful, answered all of our questions and helped us select the right...more
  • Windstone Golf Club

    Great local course on GA and TN line. Pleant of hills and challenging greens. Don't thinlk they have many flat greens on this course. You would think...more
  • Body Martial Arts

    Yes I'm the owner and of course I'm giving my self 5 stars! (cheesy I know) But seriously the kids classes are awesome! We just moved to East Brainerd right...more

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  • Lakeshore Grille

    We have been wanting to try Lakeshore Grille for a while, but always figured in the summer that it would be crowded. So, a cold, drizzly Saturday sounded...more
  • Kabob-ster

    Not a real what you would call fan of middle eastern food, but from what I have experienced, this was definitely the best bang for the buck. First things...more
  • Cobblestone Grille

    A regular for breakfast. The service and staff are fantastic - very friendly. Plan to be there a while, as the food comes out slowly. Free wifi and news...more
  • Mojo Burrito

    Came in looking for a snack... Usually get burritos when at this type of spot but went with the tacos. Flour tortilla was good and I got rice/beans,...more
  • The Acropolis Grill

    Yum!!!! Sooo goood!! If you haven't tried this place and you like greek food... What are you waiting for?! Good sized portions. Great tasting. Good service....more

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