Friday, December 3, 2010

Zipcar Waives $75 Sign-Up Fee for GlobalPittsburgh Members and Offers Discounts on Hourly Rates. Another Reason to Join Today!

Zipcar is waiving its $75 sign-up fee for GlobalPittsburgh members and offering discounted hourly rates for Zipcar's shared vehicle service. Use a Zipcar for offsite business trips or personal errands anytime you like. Zipcar operates in Pittsburgh and dozens of cities across North America.

GlobalPittsburgh Discounted Weekday Rates for Pittsburgh:

Discounted Hourly Rate: $8.25 (That's $1.00 off the standard hourly rate for most vehicles)
Business Day Rate (7am-7pm): $51
24-Hour Day Rate: $62
Annual Membership Fee: $25

All rates include gas, insurance, and 180 miles/day ($0.45/mile thereafter) for a $25 annual membership fee. These special rates cover all vehicles except BMWs and convertibles. Weekend rates vary depending on metro and length of reservation.

This offer is available to paid members of the GlobalPittsburgh Network, including hosts, supporters and members of the GlobalPittsburgh Connect program. If you're already a member of the GlobalPittsburgh Network, or have any questions, please contact Tim Allen of GlobalPittsburgh at 412-392-4513 or at

If you're not a GlobalPittsburgh member, you can also call Tim at the number above to register by phone, and he can give you details of how to get the Zipcar membership and discounts. Individual memberships in the GlobalPittsburgh Network cost $40 per year and $50 per household. CLICK HERE to register online.

If you're already a Zipcar member, you're still eligible for the GlobalPittsburgh discount. Just contact Tim at the number above and he'll help you make the switch. Sign up takes about 5 minutes. You’ll need your driver’s license and credit card. After you’re approved, your Zipcard will arrive at your billing address in 5-7 days. 

How it Works:

Once you’ve received your Zipcard in the mail, simply make a reservation online and use your Zipcard to access the reserved vehicle. Invoices are online and updated after each reservation (click on “my stuff” then “my bill” to view your invoice). Your credit card will be charged after the end of each reservation.

Learn more about Zipcar at

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