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

(gas and insurance included!)

Students
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  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Alumni
  • Community Members
  • I'm a Penn student and I want to join for $15/year.
  • I'm a Wharton student and I want to join for $15/year.
  • I'm a CHAS Staff Member.
  • select an affiliation to join
  • I'm Penn faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • 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 Pennsylvania

What is Zipcar?

Glad you asked. It's a smarter way to get around the campus.

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  • 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
select your affiliation
select your department
join now join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Alumni
  • Community Members
  • I'm a Penn student and I want to join for $15/year.
  • I'm a Wharton student and I want to join for $15/year.
  • I'm a CHAS Staff Member.
  • select an affiliation to join
  • I'm Penn faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • 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

what’s your affiliation with Penn?

Students
select your affiliation
select your department
join now join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Alumni
  • Community Members
  • I'm a Penn student and I want to join for $15/year.
  • I'm a Wharton student and I want to join for $15/year.
  • I'm a CHAS Staff Member.
  • select an affiliation to join
  • I'm Penn faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • 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.

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

I'm a Penn Alum.

I'm not affiliated with Penn, but still want to use Zipcar.

what's included

Map icon

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 Penn. Here are just a few ideas.

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    Such a cute little hidden gem in the heart of center city. It's a small park, think maybe a small fraction of the size of Rittenhouse park, hidden in...more
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    Came here after my college graduation and it was amazing. First off, let me say, our waiter showed the best service of any restaurant I have ever been to....more
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