Founded almost 20 years ago in Boston, Massachusetts, Zipcar is a leading international car-sharing company with a mission to develop and maintain sustainable and ecologically friendly transportation solutions for urban living. Zipcar strives to reduce pollution and congestion while helping riders stress less, gain independence and save time and money. And to help make the world a little better, it donates to environmental and equality causes and provides student grants to universities across the country.
Zipcar operates in over 500 cities and on more than 600 college campuses. Its fleet of cars is comprised of a wide range of vehicles, from hybrids to SUVs and cargo vans. Zipcar currently has over one million members, and it's estimated that car-sharing can reduce members' transit costs by up to 70%. Participation is as simple as becoming a member and downloading the app. Make a reservation and you're on your way! Zipcar covers the cost of gas, insurance, maintenance and parking for trips up to 180 miles per day. Members can pay monthly, daily or even hourly, depending on the need.
Zipcar Discount Tips
While car sharing already lessens your transportation costs, there are ways to save even more money with Zipcar deals. Use these tips to get the most out of your membership.
Get Special Weekday Rates
You can save on business car sharing and car sharing at universities with Zipcar's special rates. Click on the Zipcar for Students or Zipcar for Business links to search for your school or business. If it participates, you'll get a discounted weekday rate. You can also get a discounted rate for weekly commuting.
Refer a Friend
Already a Zipcar member? Click on the refer a friend link at the bottom of the Zipcar website. Fill out the form with your friends' email addresses, and if they join, you and your friends get $25 Zipcar promo codes for driving credit.
Save on Car Rentals
When car sharing just isn't an option, you can use travel deals on car rentals through Zipcar's car rental partners. With the Zipcar coupon, you'll save a percentage off your booking.
Use social media to find special Zipcar deals. Recent promotions have included $30 in free driving credit if you have a Brooklyn Public Library Card, driving credit for winning best response promos on Facebook and a #WorthTheTrip contest to win $100.