University of Ottawa


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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  • Students
  • Faculty and Staff
  • Alumni
  • 18-20 years old
  • 21+ years old
  • select an affiliation to join

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University of Ottawa

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.

select your affiliation
join now join now
  • Students
  • Faculty and Staff
  • Alumni
  • 18-20 years old
  • 21+ years old
  • select an affiliation to join


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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 Ottawa?

select your affiliation
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  • Students
  • Faculty and Staff
  • Alumni
  • 18-20 years old
  • 21+ years old
  • select an affiliation to join

I'm a University of Ottawa student and I'd like to join Zipcar for $20.

To join, choose your age group.

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

I'm a University of Ottawa faculty or staff member and I'd like to join Zipcar for $35. 

I'm a University of Ottawa alumnus and I'd like to join Zipcar for $35. 

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 Ottawa. Here are just a few ideas.

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  • Boogie + Birdie

    What a precious little store! A sister store of Mags & Fags, I knew I couldn't be disappointed. It's really homey, and crafty in here, and they have a lot...more
  • DeSerres

    Awesome place for art supplies! Web site is easy to usemore
  • Dollarama

    I agree with Andre.S and Justin.C, this store in particular is fantastic, well laid out, clean and the staff are friendly. I came here to purchase some...more

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  • Altitude Gym

    Holy! What an experience! We came to Ottawa to try new things and I thought this would be a cool place to try a different kind of climbing...and what a...more
  • Jigsaw Escape Rooms

    We did the hardest room "The Heist" with less then 5% success rate, and we beat it! It was my first Escape Room try and loved it. It was really fun, and I...more
  • New Edinburgh Park

    This is easily the best off leash park close to downtown. Far away from any traffic, this peninsula stretches into the Rideau River, and provides ample room...more
  • GoodLife Fitness

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  • The Dailey Method

    Amazing, fun, and innovative! These are some of the words that come to mind after my first class. The Daily Method combined yoga with a total body work out....more

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  • The Whalesbone Oyster House

    Simply amazing (albeit pricey)! This location is really small, but it's very hipster and cozy. The entrance gets very tight if there are people waiting...more
  • Fiazza Fresh Fired

    First time in ottowa, found this place on yelp visiting by ward market. One word; unbelievable. This was one of the best pizzas I ever had in my life. I had...more
  • Ola Cocina

    This is the best place you've never been to. Small and cozy, staff is super friendly, tacos are amazing.more
  • Union Local 613

    Hipster atmosphere, pretty deco, huge portions, great food and friendly staff. We got seated right away after arriving around 11am on a Sunday. We ordered...more
  • Bread & Sons Bakery

    maybe I was just really hungry but I had the most amazing lunch here. super fresh pizza, amazingly delight vegan cookie all for under 10$ I'll be back,...more

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