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Own the trip, not the car®

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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FREE 30-day trial membership!
Join by 9/30.

Limited time FREE membership

Sign up by September 30 for a 30-day trial and save a bundle over car ownership. Take charge of your errands and escapes—in and around Pittsburgh—with a FREE Zipcar membership! See more details. See more details.

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Offer Terms & Conditions

Join Zipcar for free for 30 days, only in participating cities (Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Portland, Providence, Sacramento, San Diego, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver, and Washington DC), until 9/30/18 at 11:59 pm ET.

Offer valid for first-time members only or past Zipcar members whose account expired on or before 12/31/17. Not valid with any other offers. University and Zipcar for Business Rate Plans do not qualify for this offer. Zipcar has the right to end or modify any promotion at any time.

To sign up for a Zipcar free trial, you must provide a current, valid credit card. Payment options such as checking accounts, pre-paid credit cards, or gift cards cannot be used. While you won't be charged for your free trial, you will be automatically upgraded to a paid membership plan ($7 per month) at the end of the trial period. The trial period will end 30 days after your join date (membership approval date). For information about cancelling your membership, contact us at https://support.zipcar.com/hc/en-us.

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How Zipcar works

Round Trip
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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 by the hour or day. To unlock, tap your Zipcard to the card reader on the windshield.

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Return

Park it back in its dedicated parking spot, then lock up with your card.

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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

Select "one-way" to book flexible wheels. To unlock, tap your Zipcard to the reader on the windshield.

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Drop off

Select any available drop-off spot near you, then lock up with your Zipcard.

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Sign up

The commuter membership gets you exclusive access to a Zipcar and parking spot, Monday-Friday. Apply here.

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Drive unlimited

Drive your Zipcar whenever you want during the workweek. Use the dedicated spot throughout the week.

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Return

Return the Zipcar to its dedicated spot at the end of the day on Friday. It will be there for you next week!

How do I join Zipcar?

Apply online. Once approved, get your Zipcard by mail in 3-7 days. That’s your key to access cars in our network. Once you activate your Zipcard, you can begin booking Zipcars.

 

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, insurance, and 180 miles per day are all included in membership. Price it out.

How soon can I drive with Zipcar?

First, sign up for membership. Once approved, get your Zipcard by mail in 3-7 days. Activate your Zipcard, and then you can book reservations.

 

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 Pittsburgh

Love to shop? Splurge on savings at Grove City Outlets. Seeking adventure? Try 7 Springs. Or want to be a pal and do a pickup at Pittsburgh International Airport? Own the trip, not the car with Zipcar in Pittsburgh.

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

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Estimate your trip cost

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

Select your trip type to get started.

Choose a car

Select a trip

How far are you going? ( 180 miles included per day)

Max distance: ( 180 miles included per day)

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Gas and insurance included.

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?

Wheels when you want them, by the hour or day, and only pay for the time you reserve.

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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.

Share the wheel with us

Here’s how our members use Zipcar.

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Escape the city. Find your groove. #WorthTheTrip
 
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10 Weekend Road Trips for the Time-Strapped and Adventurous
 
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Ahh, that feeling when you've checked more than one errand off your to do list. #WorthTheTrip
 
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A car-free family in Toronto
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Zipcar for Students

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

Go to Zipcar for Universities

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Zipcar for Business

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

Go to Zipcar for Business

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.