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Instantly book cars near you

Need a car? Oh, you’ve come to the right place. Book cars on demand by the hour or day. Join instantly, drive in minutes.

 

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How Zipcar works

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Join in minutes

Apply online with a valid driver's license. Most people are approved instantly and can book a trip within minutes.

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Drive on demand

Book a round trip car by the hour or day. Use our app to unlock and lock during your trip. We'll also send you a Zipcard.

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Return

When you're done, park the car in the same location you picked it up from, then end the trip with the app.

How do I join Zipcar?

Apply online with a valid driver's license and download our personal car rental app. Most people are approved instantly and rent a car within minutes. Learn more.

 

How much does Zipcar cost?

Zipcar memberships start at $7 a month or $70 a year. Reserve cars by the hour or by the day. Gas, insurance options,* and 180 miles per day are all included in membership. Other fees, such as a young driver fee, may apply. Price it out

How soon can I drive with Zipcar?

First, sign up for membership. Most members are approved instantly and can book their first daily or hourly car rental within minutes but in some cases, it may take a little longer to check your driving record. As soon as you're approved, you can book a Zipcar near you and use our car rental app to unlock and lock during your trip. We'll also mail you a Zipcard—an access card to any Zipcar vehicle you reserve. It arrives in 5-7 business days. Until it does, it's better to book cars and trips in places where your phone has service.  

 

Are there Zipcars near me?

Zipcars live in hundreds of cities and towns globally. Type your address in the search bar below to find Zipcars near you.

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Zipcar in Boston

Zip North Shore or South Shore. Go outlet shopping at Wrentham. Or just cruise around your favorite square—Davis or Copley? Explore more with the world's leading car-sharing network.

Use the map to find Zipcar locations near you. Change location.

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What types of cars can I drive?

When booking a reservation, you can choose a car type to fit your needs or your mood—from compact sedans to larger cars such as cargo vans and SUVs, and even luxury car rentals, we’ve got you covered.

 

How many miles are included?

No matter where or how long you drive, 180 miles are included per day with most membership plans. Any overage is billed at $.58 per mile. Learn more.

Is gas included?

Yes, gas is included in the cost of your Zipcar membership. You can find the free gas card in the visor over the driver's seat of every Zipcar. To use, insert the card at gas station as you would a credit card. Remember to always return cars with at least ¼ tank of gas to avoid fees. Learn more about how to fuel up here

 

How does Zipcar insurance coverage work?

All members in good standing have secondary third party auto liability and Personal Injury Protection (PIP) or "no-fault" coverage. A $1,000 damage fee may apply which you can reduce or eliminate by buying an optional damage protection waiver. More details.

Why Zipcar?

Reserve wheels when you want them, by the hour or day, and only pay for the time you drive.

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Save money

Zipcar covers gas, insurance options,* parking, and maintenance for a potential savings of $600/month over car ownership.

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Cars near you

Zipcars live in your local neighborhood, and in cities, campuses and airports across the globe.

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Drive on-demand

No waiting in line at the counter. (No need to even search for your keys!) Just book and go.

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Go beyond public transit

Zipcar is the perfect complement to the bus and train—whether it’s local errands or weekend adventures.

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Zipcar for Students

Getting around campus has never been easier. Drive Zipcars at over 600 university campuses.

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Zipcar for Business

Keep your business moving with on-demand cars at low-cost weekday rates.

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Ready to drive?

The backseat isn’t an option where you’re headed. It’s time to start commuting, exploring, and running errands on your own time.

Starting rates are estimates only and do not reflect variations due to discounts, availability, holidays, or other factors. Actual prices may vary. Other fees may apply. You may review your total estimated reservation cost before you confirm your reservation.

*Some membership plans may limit insurance options.