Zipcar


Enjoy a FREE Ride with South Florida Commuter Services & zipcar!

Zipcar allows commuters the convenience of driving without having to use your personal vehicle. Once you become a zipcar member, you can reserve a car by the hour or day and run errands, get to an appointment, or make that last minute business meeting.

South Florida Commuter Services is offering registered carpoolers, transit riders, bicyclists and walkers at specified locations in Palm Beach County with a special incentive! Approved commuters will receive a free membership and up to $35 in driving credits.

 

How do I register with SFCS to receive my free membership and hours? 

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If you qualify for the SFCS zipcar incentive program, you will receive an email from SFCS within 3 to 5 business days, containing a link to zipcar to register.  If you are not already registered with SFCS, please use the links below.

Transit Registration Form

Carpool Registration Form

Bicycle & Walk Registration Form 


Where are zipcars located?

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Zipcar locations participating in the SFCS incentive are:   

  • 333 Evernia Street, downtown West Palm Beach
  • 600 Wallingford Place, at Palm Beach Atlantic University


 

What is the SFCS zipcar incentive program? 

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The SFCS zipcar incentive program provides carpoolers, transit riders, bicyclists, and walkers that are registered with South Florida Commuter Services with a free membership and up to $35 in driving credits.

Commuters that are eligible will be notified by SFCS via email. The email notification will include a link to register and your SFCS Commuter Id # to be used during registration.


 

How do I qualify to receive the free offer from South Florida Commuter Services?

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Commuters must be carpooling, riding transit, bicycling, or walking to work at least three days a week and must be registered with South Florida Commuter Services. 


 

How do I know if I’m registered and eligible to receive SFCS’ zipcar incentive?

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Commuters that are eligible will be notified by SFCS via email. The email notification will include a link to register and your SFCS Commuter Id # to be used during registration. A list is also sent to zipcar verifying the users that are eligible to receive the incentive. 


 

How does the free registration and driving credit work?

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Register with South Florida Commuter Services. SFCS will send you an email that will include a unique Commuter Id # confirming your registration and a link to zipcar. You will need to include your SFCS Commuter Id # when registering with zipcar.

Commuters already registered with zipcar or that register without providing the SFCS commuter id will not receive the free offer.

The SFCS driving credits can be used toward zipcar rental charges.  The driving credits are available from the time of registration for up to six (6) months.  The credits cannot be applied to tickets/violations, fines or other non-usage charges. 

The SFCS driving credits can only be utilized when renting a vehicle at 333 Evernia Street in downtown West Palm Beach and 600 Wallingford Place at Palm Beach Atlantic University. Driving credits cannot be transferred to another person or account. Driving credits that are not used within six (6) months from the date of registration will be removed from the commuter’s zipcar account. 


 

Now that I am a South Florida Commuter Services (SFCS) commuter, how do I join zipcar?

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Commuters that are eligible for the zipcar incentive will be notified by SFCS via email. The email notification will include a link to register for zipcar and your SFCS Commuter Id #.  You will need to include your SFCS Commuter Id # during the zipcar registration.  A list is also sent to zipcar verifying the users who are eligible to receive the incentive.

Joining zipcar only takes a few minutes. To join, create a zipcar log in, have your SFCS Commuter Id# and driver’s license available along with your credit or debit card.

If you are not a registered SFCS commuter, but still wish to apply to become a zipcar member, CLICK HERE


 

How long does the registration process take?

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Once you register with SFCS, you will receive your email notification in approximately 5 business days.  From there you will need to register with zipcar.

For details about the zipcar registration process, CLICK HERE


 

Who should I contact?

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If you have questions regarding the SFCS zipcar Incentive or your SFCS registration, please contact:

South Florida Commuter Services

sfcs@1800234ride.com

1-800-234-RIDE (7433)

Questions regarding zipcar membership, registration, fees, vehicles, etc. contact:

info@zipcar.com

1-866-4ZIPCAR (494-7227) 


 

Rules & Regulations.

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  • To be eligible for the free membership fee and up to $35 driving credits, commuters must be using an alternative mode of transportation to commute to work or campus at least three (3) days per week.  Alternative mode of transportation is defined as: carpool with at least one other adult (18+), bicycle, walk, or ride the train, bus or shuttle.
  • Alternative mode commuters must register or be registered with South Florida Commuter Services to receive the carshare incentive.  
  • Commuters must work or live in the area specified by SFCS to qualify for the free offer. The offer is currently available to registered alternative mode commuters in the following zipcar location(s):
    • Downtown West Palm Beach, 333 Evernia Street
    • 600 Wallingford Place at Palm Beach Atlantic University
  • Participants can register with zipcar only  after they receive a notification email from South Florida Commuter Services.  The notification email will include a commuter id which is required to complete the zipcar registration to receive the free annual membership and up to $35 in rental credits. 
  • Commuters that register with zipcar without prior registration/approval from SFCS will be required to pay applicable fees and/or usage costs.
  • Free annual membership is  provided the first year of registration only. The commuter is responsible for any subsequent annual membership fees. Commuters already registered with zipcar will not be eligible to receive the free annual membership benefit.
  •   Once the commuter has met zipcar’s requirements to become a member, the commuter’s zipcar account will be populated with the $35 driving credits and then can begin using them.
  • Eligible commuters must qualify for zipcar membership and  vehicle rental.  Rental qualifications are between zipcar and the eligible commuter only. Commuters who do not qualify for membership under zipcar rules and regulations will be unable to participate in the incentive program. Benefits cannot be transferred.
  • The $35 driving credits for eligible commuters are available for use for 6 months after registration. The credits cannot be applied to tickets/violations, fines or other non-usage charges. The SFCS driving credits can be utilized only at the following locations: 333 Evernia St. in downtown West Palm Beach and 600 Wallingford Place at Palm Beach Atlantic University.   Driving credits cannot be transferred to another person or account. Driving credits that are not used within six (6) months from the date of registration will be removed from the commuter’s zipcar account.
  • Participants are responsible for any charges above and beyond the $35 in driving credits provided by South Florida Commuter Services.
  • SFCS is not responsible for additional fees or charges related to the zipcar usage. Participants must comply with all the criteria, rules, and regulations identified by zipcar’s program.
  • Participants must maintain an active registration with South Florida Commuter Services to receive the zipcar benefits provided in the incentive program.
  • Participants that have provided any false information or who have not maintained an active registration will be removed from the SFCS zipcar incentive program and will lose any remaining free driving credits. 
  • SFCS reserves the right to change or cancel individual memberships and/or the incentive program with zipcar in its entirety at any time. Any disputes regarding the SFCS incentive program should be sent to South Florida Commuter Services in writing to sfcs@1800234ride.com or Attn: SFCS zipcar Incentive, 5450 NW 33rd Ave, Ste 109, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309.
  • Other restrictions may apply.