Zipcar is a car sharing company where you can rent a car for as little as one hour. Zipcar is an alternative to the traditional car rental process. They are found in most major cities across the U.S. and on many college campuses.
You can join Zipcar for a $50 annual fee plus a $25 application fee. You can add other family members to your account for the $25 application fee and $25 annual membership.
Depending on the model of car you select, the rates start at $8 an hour and $66 per day. Prices are $9 an hour on the weekend and $72 a day on weekends.
** Important distinction- gas, insurance and 180 free miles are included. Additional miles are from $0.45, this varies by country.
Before you sign up, check to see if your company has an existing membership, you may qualify for a discount. If you are a college student, you can rent a Zipcar without paying a surcharge for being under age 25.
The next time you need to rent a car, visit Zipcar and see if this is a cost-effective alternative. If you are considering a new car purchase, you may be able to rent a Zipcar in your desired model and drive it around for a few hours before you commit.
You can click on their ad below for $25 off your first rental. Use promo code GOZIP25 at checkout. Let me know what you think! I want to give this a try the next time I travel. I hate all the rental car surcharges and this sounds like a straightforward and less expensive alternative.
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