Columbus, OH

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

(gas and insurance included!)

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  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm faculty or staff in Columbus, OH and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
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Columbus, OH

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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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 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.

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm faculty or staff in Columbus, OH and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account. 
  •  I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

 

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find Zipcars nearby

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

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm faculty or staff in Columbus, OH and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account. 
  •  I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

What It Costs

what’s your affiliation with Columbus, OH?

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm faculty or staff in Columbus, OH and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account. 
  •  I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

Students join for $15 (save $10 thanks to Ford)

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

I'm not a student or faculty member, but I still want to use Zipcar. 

what's included

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miles

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

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gas

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

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insurance

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 Columbus, OH. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Green Floral Design Studio


    I called them to deliver a bouquet to my daughter for her birthday. They did a magnificent job!! They even took a picture and sent it to me before they...more
  • Paradise Garage


    I am consistently impressed by the level of service and attention that I receive at Paradise Garage. On two separate occasions, I've stopped in on a whim to...more
  • Elizabeth's Records


    Great selection of appropriately-priced used LPs run by a guy that knows more about music and records than anybody really needs to. And be sure to check...more
  • Columbus Eyeworks


    I have been going to Columbus Eyeworks for my vision exams since I moved to the Short North in 2015. I've always had Dr. Hickey do my examinations and I...more
  • Dyson Service Center


    The vacuum market is quite competitive these days. What really makes a company stand out is customer service. This place goes above and beyond to make...more

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  • barre3 Columbus - Upper Arlington


    After my first visit to barre3, I wasn't sure if it was the right place for me. Most of this stemmed from my own insecurities - everyone in the class seems...more
  • Hoover Dam Recreation Park


    A great park! This place is huge, and there is plenty to see and do. The section right by the dam was very popular on my recent visit; with tons of folks...more
  • Blendon Woods Metro Park


    If you ever wavered on voting for a tax levy for Parks, come here. Unplug from the net and refuel your tank of nature. I admit it has taken me decades to...more
  • Yoga On High - Short North


    My friend brought me along for a 90 min yoga sess in December. I loved how welcoming, inclusive and true to the practice it was! The person who checked me...more
  • Balanced Yoga


    This is my favorite yoga studio in Columbus! I have been to a few different yoga studios and I keep coming back this this one. I honestly LOVE this...more

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  • Belle's Bread


    I love the whole Japanese Marketplace here, but Belle's Bread is really a stand-out. The help-yourself Japanese pastries come in many fascinating...more
  • Si Señor Peruvian Sandwiches and More


    Si Senor was an unexpected surprise! There were so many times I wanted to try this little hole in the wall, but never really got around to it. Si Senor...more
  • Upper Cup Coffee


    The Eclectic experience reminds me of and takes me away to some large city where neighborhoods are critical people are accepting and vibrant! Upper cup...more
  • Lavash Cafe


    We are very fortunate to have Lavash in our neighborhood. On a recent visit, Nasir, the owner, was on the floor tending to customer's needs and sharing...more
  • Mezze


    On my way back from a long day outside I found myself looking for food on the northeast side. I am not too familiar with this area, however Mezze popped up...more

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