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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
  • Community Members
  • I'm UMass Amherst faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing 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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UMass Amherst

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.

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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 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
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm UMass Amherst faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing 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 UMass Amherst?

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm UMass Amherst faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing account.
  • I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

I'm a UMass Amherst student and would like to join Zipcar.

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

I'm not affiliated with UMass Amherst and I'd like to join 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 UMass Amherst. Here are just a few ideas.

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  • Don Muller Gallery


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  • The Yankee Candle Company


    This place was amazing! It's practically an amusement park combined with a candle company, with the caveat that the prices are super reasonable! Lots of...more
  • Williamsburg General Store


    One of my favorite places to visit growing up, and now! The Williamsburg general store is just the cutest shop/café/bakery. You can find almost everything...more
  • Raven Used Books


    Great used bookshop. Had a really large art history section, mostly artist biographies, a women's studies section (obviously) and one of the largest...more

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  • Shelburne Falls Bowling Alley


    I came here yesterday with my wife and 2 friends for the first time. We were a little confused about where it was as it was set out of the way a bit.. which...more
  • Laughing Dog Bicycles


    I hope I never need a new bike because I love my "Oldsmobile" --a decade-old Trek hybrid, which I ride every day. If I ever do need a new bike, I'll get it...more
  • Longhi's Executive Par 3, Driving Range and Mini Golf


    I go here a lot for the driving range and a decently challenging Par 3 course. Would recommend playing the extra few holes that have a couple Par 4s....more
  • Mount Sugarloaf State Reservation


    Mt. Sugarloaf in South Deerfield has been and continues to be an important landmark in our lives. This park located near the Connecticut River is an amazing...more
  • Agawam Bowl


    Agawam Bowl is a 22 lane candlepin bowling center. Equipped with semi-automatic scoring, newly refurbished pin setting and comfortable surroundings, it's a...more

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  • Blue Heron Restaurant


    My wife and I took a friend to dinner for her birthday - and it was the perfect experience. There was not a complaint to be had the entire...more
  • Amanouz Cafe


    Came here on Easter Sunday at around 5:30 with two other families and good thing we were a bit early because soon after, the cafe filled up. This place is...more
  • Oriental Flavor


    I love their fish and pork dishes which have a really good flavor. Have not ordered one I didn't like. Their lunch specials are decent and I have repeatedly...more
  • Williamsburg Snack Bar


    What a great find. Love their breakfast and lunch options. My first visit I had breakfast, corned beef hash and eggs. It was delicious, cooked perfectly...more
  • Small Oven


    Excellent sandwich shop and bakery. We had a delicious ham and red onion quiche, soup and an amazing unique chicken sandwich on fresh baked bread. It's...more

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