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Zipcar in Austin

Zipcar is the world’s leading car-sharing network. We give you on-demand access to drive cars by the hour or the day in cities, airports, and campuses around the globe.
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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.

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Contact Us

The Dedicated Zipcar membership gets you exclusive access to a Zipcar and parking spot, Weekdays or Everyday. Apply here.

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Choose your Dedicated Zipcar

Our team will help you choose between a Weekday or Everyday membership plan and confirm your car, location and start date.

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Drive your Zipcar

Drive whenever you want - we've blocked the car off for you. And your Zipcar parking spot will always be open. 

How do I join Zipcar?

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

 

How much does Zipcar cost?

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

Are there Zipcars near me?

Zipcars live in more than 500 cities and towns globally. Type your address in the search bar below to find Zipcars near you.

 

How soon can I drive with Zipcar?

First, sign up for membership. Most members are approved instantly and can book a trip 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 Zipcars by the hour or day and use the 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 will be in range.

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Zipcar in Austin

Shop along South Congress. Hit the trails around Lake Austin and Lake Travis. Or take a day trip to the Alamo. Your wheels are our wheels. Ready to check out Zipcar in Austin?

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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 or SUVs and even luxury vehicles, we’ve got you covered.

 

How many miles are included?

No matter where or how long you drive, 180 miles are included per day. Any overage is billed at $.45 (or $.55 for premium cars or vans) per mile. Learn more.

Is gas included?

Gas is on us! Need to fill up during your reservation? Just use the gas card found behind the driver’s side visor in your Zipcar. Every car should have at least ¼ tank to start (so kindly bring yours back that way, too.)

 

How does Zipcar insurance coverage work?

All members in good standing have 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 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, secondary insurance, 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.