ZIipcar is coming to JMU

by Eric Gorton

With Zipcar, get wheels when you want them.

A Zipcar will be on display at an information table in front of ISAT on Thursday, October 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop by to learn how you can get started with Zipcar.

Getting to and from campus just got a whole lot easier

Faculty, staff and students at JMU can now have wheels with no strings attached. Zipcar, the world’s leading car-sharing service, is now on campus. With Zipcar, members can reserve self-service, on-demand cars by the hour or day, 24/7. Any JMU student of the age 18 or older can become a member today for only $25. Enter promo code LAUNCH2012 on your application and you’ll get $40 in free driving* so you can give it a try on us.

Wondering how it works? There are four simple steps to Zipcar freedom. Join today at Once you’re a member, reserve a car online or on your phone for as short as an hour or as long as 4 days. Let yourself into the car with your unique Zipcard. (The keys are already in the car.) Drive away. Just make sure to return the car at the end of your reservation and park it in the Zipcar parking spots located at the entrance to the bookstore parking lot (G Lot). All campus parking rules will be applicable to Zipcars.

With Zipcars parked on campous it’s easy to get downtown, run errands or take a road trip. And since Zipcar covers gas, insurance and 180 miles per day, you can enjoy the freedom of the open road without any of the extra costs.

Interested? Join today at or follow us on facebook.
*Offer expires 11/30/2012. For more information on ID and/or documents needed for international students please refer to .

Published: Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Last Updated: Thursday, October 20, 2016

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