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what's it cost

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

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

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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 Vassar. Here are just a few ideas.

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    Great flea market!! If your a flea market junkie, then this is the place for you. Well worth the drive. Tons of cool art and crafts mixed with the...more
  • Inquiring Minds Bookstore

    Amazing little bookstore store!Whenever I'm in New Paltz I like to stop in here.Great selection,great prices,super cute children's section.more
  • Archipelago At Home

    This extraordinarily ever-changing gift shop once again saved me. Needing something for my wife's birthday, I dash into Achipelago. Immediately, the owner...more
  • Karmabee

    The owner sells onesies, T-shirts and notecards with her charming drawings (favorites: super cute monkey and elephant) -- with a matching card, they're a...more
  • Cold Spring General Store

    Stopped into the Cold Spring General Store on a trip up "north" this past weekend, and was immediately impressed. They've curated a great collection of...more

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  • Long Dock Park

    Really nice small park by the water, clean, appears to have a jogging trail attached The pier area appears new, modernly construction with form and...more
  • Burger Hill Park

    Excellent park. 1) It is a very easy walk up to the top. 2) Views of the Catskills from here are amazing. 3) The stone benches at the top have carved...more
  • Constitution Marsh Sanctuary

    Amazing place. 1) You have the Indian Brook waterfalls which is a short walk from the parking lot. 2) The marsh is also a small walk away from the...more
  • Southern Dutchess Bowl

    Clean rental shoes, very friendly staff, balls organized by weight, and an old timey computer screen to keep the score (they work fine, but I get to feel...more
  • Cross Court Tennis Club

    I grew up at Cross Court. The first time I stepped in here, I was a ten year old kid attending one of my friend's birthday parties. I picked up a racquet...more

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  • Clancy's Cafe & Creamery

    Great food! Out of the world handmade ice cream! A good place to have lunch or just some ice cream.more
  • Palace Dumpling

    Wow, Wow!!! Had read about this place and looked at the menu on the internet so we were in the area and tried it. Hot and Sour Soup was made differently...more
  • Crew Restaurant & Bar

    Food was excellent. The ambiance is romantic and low key. The salmon fritters were not greasy at all and were absolutely delicious. I ordered the salmon...more
  • Max's On Main

    I'm not sure but I think this may be my first ever Yelp review and I'm only leaving it because this place is that good. Ended up here by chance when passing...more
  • End Cut

    Quite simply...over the top. Occasionally you encounter a place that crushes it the way End Cut did for us two nights ago, but not in every category. From...more

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