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(hint: they're right around campus)

what's it cost

Students join for $15 (save $10 thanks to Ford)

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

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I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.

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

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what's included

You get daily miles
with each reservation.
Road Trip?

Free gas.
Yep, free.

Insurance included.
We've got you covered.


how it works

1. join

Apply now! Once approved, you’ll get your Zipcard. This magical, little card unlocks thousands of cars, trucks and vans across the globe.

2. reserve

Book a Zipcar for a couple hours or the whole day. Do it online or on your phone via our mobile app. We’re easy.

3. tap

Walk to the car and hold your Zipcard to the windshield. Ta da. The doors will unlock and it’s all yours.

4. drive!

Go! When your time is almost up, return the car to the same reserved parking spot. Then you are all done!

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where can i go

There's a lot to do around Rochester. Here are just a few ideas.

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  • Wegmans

    Worked here for 6 years. Should here all my life, still do! Nothing compares to Wegmans. Yes there are cheaper places nearby but at wegmans you'll be...more
  • Hobby Lobby

    I recently came here to look at some Halloween decorations and will be back for Christmas decorations as soon as I get decorating to see what I have and...more
  • Aaron's Alley

    I absolutely love Aaron's Alley. You can find so many awesome things here. I love the clothes, the incense, the stones and crystals, and all the other...more

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  • High Falls

    Awesome place to visit. This area of town is known as the Historic High Falls District. It's a great place to go for a walk, take some pictures even get...more
  • Genesee Valley Park

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  • Midtown Athletic Club

    Awesome gym!more
  • Clover Lanes

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  • Avvino

    This is a great find, a bit off the beaten path. Located on NY-31, it's west of Pittsford Plaza and east of the city. It doesn't have great signage or...more
  • The Cub Room

    My husband and I were referred to Cub Room by my friend Cathy, who has known the owners for years and highly recommended their food, vision and taste. We...more
  • Erie Grill

    I love to come home each year and eat here as often as I can. Living in Arizona right now I love the Erie Grill. The interior of the restaurant is...more
  • Good Luck Restaurant

    Every time I'm in town, this place was recommended to me. It just didn't fit into my schedule last time and they're only open a couple nights a week. So...more
  • ORBS Restaurant & Bar

    I've been lazy writing reviews lately, but this place was sooo good that it resurrected my inner yelper!! Orbs may possibly be my favorite restaurant here...more

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