U of Alabama


find freedom with cars on
campus by the hour of 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.
  • Membership starts as low as $7/month.

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.

  • Books-A-Million

    I like to come here and read books and usually buy them. I bet I spend hundreds of dollars a year here. They have a coffee shop also inside. I recommend...more
  • 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
  • Dollar General

    This is a discount store like no other. They are actually the only quality store that is cheaper than Walmart. It's a pretty big store compared to most...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
  • Dollar Tree

    Everything is a dollar here that I see. You can see several signs in here that clearly says everything's a dollar. This store seems bigger than most in my...more

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  • 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
  • Crossfit Live Loud

    A-1 crossfit box!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
  • The Little Gym of Chattanooga

    Our family truly enjoyed our summer at the Little Gym. The classes are very thoughtfully tailored to the age and ability of the child. The facility is...more

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  • Stadium BBQ

    My husband and I had our families over for lunch and decided to order BBQ for the main course. I ordered the food on Tuesday and picked it up that...more
  • Farm To Fork

    Call ahead order for pick up: I came here on a Saturday to get my call in order before going to the races. The owner races cars at the track just by...more
  • Bald Headed Bistro

    Well well well. Isn't this place amazing. Hosted dinner for 10 and this place kicks $&@@. It's great. Amazing steak. Great apps and the folks they were...more
  • Mojo Burrito

    I've been meaning to try this place for the two years I've lived here but I always end up choosing a sit down, table service Mexican restaurant instead....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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