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

(gas and insurance included!)

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McMaster 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

Join

1. join

Apply now! Once approved, you’ll get your Zipcard. This magical, little card unlocks thousands of cars, trucks and vans across the globe.

Reserve

2. reserve

Book a Zipcar for a couple hours or the whole day. Do it online or on your phone via our mobile app. We’re easy.

Unlock

3. tap

Walk to the car and hold your Zipcard to the windshield. Ta da. The doors will unlock and it’s all yours.

Drive

4. drive!

Go! When your time is almost up, return the car to the same reserved parking spot. Then you are all done!

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  • Faculty & Staff
  • Alumni
  • 18-20 years old
  • 21+ years old
  • select an affiliation to join
how it works video

find Zipcars nearby

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

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What It Costs

Ford Focus

what’s your affiliation with McMaster University ?

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I'm a McMaster student and I'd like to join Zipcar for $20.

To join, choose your age group.

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

I'm a McMaster University faculty or staff member and I'd like to join Zipcar for $35. 

 

I'm a McMaster alumnus and I'd like to join Zipcar for $35.

 

what's included

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kilometers

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.)

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