How To Zip
LEARN THE ROPES Meet the Zipcar Co-Pilot. He'll  teach you how to zip like a pro.
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The Basics

Woman using Zipcar mobile app


Zipcar at gas station

Fueling Up

Man sitting in Zipcar


how it works


1. join


Apply online today. If approved, you'll be driving in no time.


2. reserve


Drive by the hour or day. Book online or on a smartphone. (We're easy.)


3. unlock


Hold your Zipcard to the windshield. The doors will unlock, and it's all yours!


4. drive


Gas and insurance and daily mileage are all included though a deductible may apply (if you get into an accident).


Chances are a Zipcar lives right in your neighborhood.
Find cars near you


Save on car payments, insurance,gas and maintenance.
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Drive shiny new cars including hybrids, vans, and more.
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Sign up today for your free membership (an $95 savings) and enjoy discounted rates during the week!


Joining in the US? Make sure to use a valid or email address when completing your application.


Joining in Canada? Make sure to use a valid email address.


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