University of Kentucky


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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University of Kentucky

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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Apply online. Once approved, we'll send you a Zipcard to access vehicles worldwide.

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Book a Zipcar for as little as 1 hour or as long as 7 days.

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Hold your Zipcard to the car's windshield to unlock. Voila! It's all yours.

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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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find Zipcars nearby

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

What It Costs


what’s your affiliation with University of Kentucky?

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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 University of Kentucky faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.

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

what's included

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

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

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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 University of Kentucky. Here are just a few ideas.

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    This is absolutely the best shop to visit! It is gorgeous and huge! There were so many attractive items that were reasonably priced. By far this was my...more
  • Red Tree

    What a fun store! It's a great stop to make on a shopping excursion in NuLu. I went here with some family who were in town for my graduation and we all...more

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  • Flying Axes

    I absolutely love Flying Axes! I seriously cannot speak highly enough of this place! You know what's totally badass? Throwing axes! And you can do that...more
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    this is just totally fabulous place - it blew me away flat out straight up blew my mind House salad with buttermilk dressing SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSOOOOOOOOOOOOO...more
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    Shawn... you can cook some ribs! As a rib fanatic, I've sought out this place since I've moved to the Louisville area. So glad I found this gem! Wife...more
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    My foodie coworker recommended Feast for lunch in Louisville, and he did not steer me wrong. To be honest, I'm not the biggest BBQ connoisseur but this...more
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    This place is so nice, warm and inviting interior, great good that is unique. Tiny menu but I think they change it regularly. The drinks are delicious....more
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    If you are around the Okolona area make sure to stop by this gem, you won't be disappointed because I know I wasn't. I went on a Saturday's morning and they...more

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