Zipcar, labeled as “Wheels when you want them,” is the new rental car operation that offers more than just a rental car for your use. At a normal rental car company you rent a car for a day, three days, or even a week or two, but Zipcar is a bit different. You pay a monthly membership fee to be able to take a Zipcar whenever you need it. Take the spring season for example, you live in the city, in an apartment complex and take public transportation a lot of time. Well, if you wanted to bring home a lot of flowers or even vegetable plant starts for your rooftop garden, how would you get them back without counting on a friend or family member? That’s where the Zipcar would come in. Your yearly membership fee of $60 gains you access to a car whenever you need it.
Zipcar offers the convenience of a car without the hassle of car insurance, gas, and maintenance. Cars are labeled as a liability to a lot of people, unless you’re a collector. Cars anymore are a necessity to a lot of people that have to get from point A to point B and a lot of us that live in the city love the ease of having a car, but the worry of taking care of them gets in the way. With Zipcar a lot of that hassle is removed. Zipcar also removes all the stress and frustration of a monthly car payment too.
With just a simple swipe of your Zipcard you are ready to take off in a car that you don’t have to worry about the added upkeep on the car. Once you are done with the car, you return it to the same location where you picked it up and return to the Zipcar location anytime you need a quick vehicle in the future.
Oregon offers Zipcar use through the University of Oregon and the Zipcar U. Through this program, opperated out of Eugene, Oregon, you get acsess to Zipcars placed in various locatons throughout the city of Eugene. Your Zipcar U yearly membership fee through Zipcar allows you to have these cars at your fingertips with your Zipcard.
Zipcar also offers Zipvans to help you move large amounts of items from one location to another without worrying about renting from a moving company.
Learn more about how Zipcar can make your city life a lot easier by visiting the Zipcar site and signing up today.
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