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Own the trip, not the car®

As the world’s leading car-sharing network, Zipcar lets you drive a variety of cars on demand, by the hour or the day, around campuses, cities and airports worldwide.
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Join Stanford Research Park Team SRP!

How Zipcar works

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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.

Team SRP

Stanford Research Park commuters are eligible for a free Zipcar registration, a $25 use credit and discounted hourly rates. Dash to an offsite meeting or run errands even when you don’t have a personal vehicle on-site.

How do I join Zipcar?

Apply online with a valid driver's license. Most members are approved instantly and can book a trip within minutes.

 

How much does Zipcar cost?

Check the cost of Zipcar membership in your university here. Reserve cars by the hour or day, with gas, insurance, and 180 miles per day are all included. Price it out.

 

Are there Zipcars near my university?

Zipcars live at more than 600 universities across North America. Type your address in the search bar below to find Zipcars near you.

How soon can I drive with Zipcar?

First, sign up for membership. Most members are approved instantly and can book a trip within minutes but in some cases, it may take a little longer to check your driving record. As soon as you're approved, you can book Zipcars by the hour or day and use the app to unlock and lock during your trip. We'll also mail you a Zipcard—an access card to any Zipcar vehicle you reserve. It arrives in 5-7 business days. Until it does, it's better to book cars and trips in places where your phone will be in range.

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Zipcar at Stanford Research Park

Looking to run errands, grab groceries, or ditch campus for a long weekend? Use the map to find Zipcars near Stanford Research Park. University rate discounts not shown below.

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How much does a Zipcar cost at Stanford Research Park? Estimate your next trip below.

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What types of cars can I drive?

Choose from cars to fit your needs or your mood—from compact sedans to larger cars or vans, we’ve got you covered on campus.

 

Is gas included?

Yes, gas is included in the cost of your Zipcar membership. You can find the free gas card in the visor over the driver’s seat of every Zipcar. To use, insert the card at a gas station as you would a credit card. Remember to always return cars with at least ¼ tank of gas to avoid fees. Learn more about how to fuel up here.

How many miles are included?

No matter where or how long you drive, 180 miles are included per day. Overages are billed at $.45 (or $.55 for premium cars or vans) per mile. Learn more.

 

How does Zipcar insurance coverage work?

All Zipcar 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. Learn more.

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

What types of cars can I drive?

Choose from cars to fit your needs or your mood—from compact sedans to larger cars or vans, we’ve got you covered on campus.

 

Is gas included?

Yes, gas is included in the cost of your Zipcar membership. You can find the free gas card in the visor over the driver’s seat of every Zipcar. To use, insert the card at a gas station as you would a credit card. Remember to always return cars with at least ¼ tank of gas to avoid fees. Learn more about how to fuel up here.

How many miles are included?

No matter where or how long you drive, 180 miles are included per day. Overages are billed at $.45 (or $.55 for premium cars or vans) per mile. Learn more.

 

How does Zipcar insurance coverage work?

All Zipcar 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. Learn more.

Why Zipcar?

Reserve wheels when you want them, by the hour or day, and only pay for the time you drive.

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Save money

Zipcar covers gas, secondary 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.

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.