Car Sharing & Hourly Car Rental in San Diego

A Smarter Way
to Drive in San Diego

Unlock cars 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 Downtown to San Marcos, Pacific Beach to Point Loma, or to…anywhere.

Shopping at Fashion Valley? Spending the day on Coronado Island? Going hiking at Poway Lake? 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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Apply online. Once approved, we'll send you a Zipcard to access vehicles worldwide.

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

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Hold your Zipcard to the car's windshield to unlock. Voila! It's all yours.

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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:


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.

Zipcar is an amazing service because it provides an easy way to get around campus because of the limited and much yearned for parking spots on campus. Plus, the low rates make it cheaper than driving a car.

Niraj Patel, San Diego
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