What You'll Get
For $35, today's Groupon gets you a one-year Zipcar membership and a $50 driving credit (a $125 value). Urbanites who ordinarily hoof it, use public transit, or ride on the backs of men bred for transportation purposes can't resist the convenience of wheels-at-will without the hassles of car ownership.
Reserve an SUV with a ski-rack for a winter outing, a truck for heavy hauling, a hybrid for whale-saving, or a coupe for couping; there are tons of models you can choose to drive. View vehicle availability online, and then reserve the car; Zipcars live in hundreds of locations all over the city. The reservation includes driver's insurance and a gas card to fill up the tank. Reservations are billable by the hour or by the day, starting at $7 per hour and $65 per day, and reservations include 180 free miles per day. This Groupon covers the $25 membership sign-up fee, gets you a year membership (a $50 value) and a $50 driving credit. Click here to see complete rate info.
Signing up is easy; your Groupon will include simple instructions for redeeming on Zipcar's website. Please note: Anyone who doesn't meet Zipcar safe-driver requirements will not be eligible for membership, but will receive a complete refund in one to two weeks. You must activate your Groupon within the next month.
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The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Jan 28, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Must activate by exp. Limit 1/person. New members only. Valid in Philadelphia metro area only. $50 credit expires in 3 mos. Must meet safe driver req's. Yearly membership auto-renews unless canceled. Cannot use to renew existing membership. Must be 21. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.