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Instantly book cars near you

Join and drive in minutes. The flexibility of cars on demand, ready to book by the hour or day.

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How Zipcar works

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Join

Apply online.
When you’re approved, we’ll send you a Zipcard in the mail.

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Drive

Book a round trip car by the hour or day. To unlock, tap your Zipcard to the card reader on the windshield.

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Return

When you're done, return the car to the same location you picked it up from, then lock up with your Zipcard.

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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. Learn more.  

 

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

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.

 

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.

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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.

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How much does a Zipcar cost in Boston? Estimate the cost of your next trip below.

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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 for most membership plans. Any overage is billed at $.50 per km. 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, 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.