Car Sharing & Hourly Car Rental in Austin

a smarter way
to drive in Austin

Unlock cars parked throughout the city. Reserve by the hour or day and run errands, visit friends, or venture out on a road trip. Choose your car and choose a route. From Hyde Park to Downtown, SOCO to Rainey Street, or East Austin to UT.

Shopping at The Domain? Spending the day on Lake Travis? Picking someone up from Austin-Bergstrom International? Get the ins and outs of membership and hit the road.

Zipcars make great neighbors

We're in all the nooks and crannies of the city. Find the many places we call home and explore the one that you call yours.

how Zipcar works

4 simple steps

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join

Apply online. Once approved, we'll send you a Zipcard to access vehicles worldwide.

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reserve

Book a Zipcar for as little as 1 hour or as long as 7 days.

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tap

Hold your Zipcard to the car's windshield—or tap the app—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.

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rates and plans

You’ve got some choices. From monthly to annual, pay-as-you-go to discounted prepaid plans, we have something for every driver.

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Membership from:

$7/mo or $70/yr

Driving rates from:

$8-10/hr

You can also join through your school or business.

but wait, there's more!

Take a look at what’s down the road once you’re a Zipster.

From New York to California, where ever I might be, Zipcar has always been there. I have been a member for over 5 years now and I have used Zipcar for personal and business related travel. Whatever my travel need is, Zipcar always has the right car for me. Just a tap on my phone and the swipe of my card is all it takes to get moving!

Blanca Gamez, Austin
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