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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.

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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.

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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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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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    The sell all kinds and sorts of things here. If you own your home with land, then this store is for you. Here's why. They have rear time tillers, lawn...more
  • Forever And A Day


    Hands down my favorite store for supplies, books, crystals, and advice! I am so excited to be moving closer so I can go shopping more often. The owners are...more
  • Michaels


    I like a place I can visit that has close parking and other good stores around it. It also has so many projects you can find for your home. Lots of...more
  • Dillard's


    Love, love, love this store. My husband loves the men's store. Beautiful quality clothes and shoes.more
  • Kennedy Jewelers


    Just watch batteries so far but nice people and beautiful store and merchandise. Also the best smelling store in town thanks to a high-powered, three-wick...more

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  • 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
  • Heritage Park


    Great spot to take the kids , playground . Piknik ect .. Spacious fields and plenty of shady trees plus a fantastic dog park .more
  • Breakout Games - Chattanooga


    This place was the best! Definitely will come again. Our leader Alec was awesome too! This whole experience was just great!more
  • Jacob's Creek Recreation Area


    Do yourself a favor if you are in SW Virginia or NW Tennessee and stop here for a picnic lunch. We had the best time. In April there are giant butterflies...more
  • Collegedale Dog Park


    Nice free dog park. It is fenced in so you don't have to worry about your dog running off. It has a gate you open up to get in. Now, my Yelp GPS took me to...more

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  • Fresh To Order


    I have been meaning to try this place out, but the main issue is I dislike driving into the Gunbarrel area...the traffic reminds me of the place I moved...more
  • Kabob-ster


    Zabiha halal! This is one of the very few locations that's zabiha in this area. I loved the food and so did all my friends. The gyros was delicious make...more
  • Shake Shack


    My friends and I went to raft on the ocoee river and decided to swing by this place for a late lunch (~3pm). You can order from your car (to-go orders) or...more
  • Little Diner On 1st


    Still 5 star service but after the owner was tragically murdered I felt I should review it with new ownership. The owners son has taken on following in...more
  • Lakeshore Grille


    Wow, what a place. Beautiful view, very nice staff, and cuisine to die for. We travel a lot and are often let down at restaurants the locals swear by....more

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