Santa Barbara City College


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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  • Faculty & Staff

in partnership with:

Santa Barbara City 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.

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find Zipcars nearby

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

What It Costs

what’s your affiliation with Santa Barbara City College?

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Students join for $25 and get $35 in driving credit (save $10 thanks to Ford)

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

I'm a SBCC faculty or staff member and want to use Zipcar.

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 Santa Barbara City College. Here are just a few ideas.

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  • CrossFit Santa Barbara

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    Prevail has completely transformed my training over the last 18 months. I've made huge strength gains, improved my movement quality, and feel much more...more
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    This was a fun trip for us. It was out to the Channel Islands. We were on the Coral Sea with only 18 people which made for s very spacious trip. The people...more
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    Service: 5 stars! I am so glad Yelp helped me find this gem! The owner Karen is one of the nicest people I've ever met; she is super relaxed, friendly, and...more
  • The House of Clues

    First time escape room. This was an absolute blast. My wife and I got to escape the pirate ship. This was amazing, challenging. It had multiple rooms and...more

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  • Andersen's Danish Bakery & Restaurant

    Delicious options galore. I stopped in to get a few items to take back to our hotel and could not help myself - I think we bought one of everything. Every...more
  • Opal Restaurant & Bar

    soooooooooo freaking delicioussssssssss highly recommend great wines amazing food excellent service would definitely revisitmore
  • Cuernavaca

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  • Dawn Patrol

    We were looking for a brunch place in Santa Barbara that served great food and didn't have a crazy long wait time. Dawn Patrol followed all our guidelines...more
  • Loquita

    So glad I found this gem! The chef has done something really special with this place. The entire staff is excited about the food, they're knowledgeable, and...more

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