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

(gas and insurance included!)

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  • students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Departments
  • Community Members
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar 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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University of British Columbia

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.

Reserve icon

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

What It Costs

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what’s your affiliation with University of British Columbia ?

students
join now join now
select your department
join now
  • students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Departments
  • Community Members
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account. 
  • I'd like to open a new account for my department. 
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

Students join for $25

You only have to be 18+ to join!

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

UBC faculty and staff join for $35 and get discounted weekday driving rates.



I'm not affiliated with University of British Columbia, but still want to use Zipcar. 



what's included


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kilometers

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

Gasoline icon

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

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