Algonquin College


find freedom with cars on
campus by the hour or day.

(gas and insurance included!)

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  • Students
  • Faculty and Staff
  • Alumni
  • 18-20 years old
  • 21+ years old
  • select an affiliation to join

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Algonquin College

What is Zipcar?

Glad you asked. It's a smarter way to get around the campus.

Zipcar Ford Focus
  • Drive cars by the hour or day. Gas & insurance included.
  • In neighborhoods, cities and airports across the globe.
  • Save hundreds over car ownership.
  • Choose from sedans, hybrids, vans and more.
  • Take select flexible vehicles one-way or round trip.

how it works

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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.

select your affiliation
join now join now
  • Students
  • Faculty and Staff
  • Alumni
  • 18-20 years old
  • 21+ years old
  • select an affiliation to join


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find Zipcars nearby

Find us located right on and near campus, cities and airports across the globe.

What It Costs

Ford Focus

what’s your affiliation with Algonquin College?

select your affiliation
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  • Students
  • Faculty and Staff
  • Alumni
  • 18-20 years old
  • 21+ years old
  • select an affiliation to join

I'm an Algonquin student and I'd like to join Zipcar for $20.

To join, choose your age group.

All students 18+ are welcomed, including drivers with international licenses.

I'm an Algonquin College faculty or staff member and I'd like to join Zipcar for $35. 

I'm an Algonquin College alumnus and I'd like to join Zipcar for $35. 

what's included

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Travel far and wide,
for road trips, away games,
visits home, and more.

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Fill up using the
gas card that's inside the car.
We'll get the bill.

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If you're a Zipcar member,
you're covered. (So you can drive safe
and rest easy.)

where can i go

There's a lot to do around Algonquin College. Here are just a few ideas.

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