Wake Forest University


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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Wake Forest University

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

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what’s your affiliation with Wake Forest?

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I'm a WFU student. 

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

I'm not affiliated with WFU, but still 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 Wake Forest. Here are just a few ideas.

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    Do yourself a favor and never buy another bra anywhere else. Erica is the absolute best at both fitting you and selecting a variety of options based ok what...more
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    A beautiful state park in NC that is famous for it's scenic knob! Popular with bikers in warmer weather, but extremely popular with families for casual...more
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    Jordan Lake is great, but it can be even better with a few water accessories. Came here with my friends on Summer to enjoy a nice afternoon by the lake, to...more
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    Brunch at Sweet Potatoes is where it's at! They only serve brunch on Sundays, beginning 10:30. I'd suggest getting there slightly before that especially if...more
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    I chose to eat here for lunch. I am absolutely amazed with this place. We immediately felt welcomed with extremely friendly persons who work there. You come...more
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