Wednesday, August 27, 2014

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

Zipcar is waiving its 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.

·         No Application Fee (normally $25)
·         Discounted Annual Fee (just $25 a year, normally $60)
Discounted Hourly Rate:  Starting at $9.25 (normally $10.25)
Business Day Rate (7am-7pm):  $55
24-Hour Day Rate:  $71 (plus taxes & fees)

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, Mercedes and convertibles. Weekend rates vary depending on 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 GlobalPittsburgh , or have any questions, please contact Nadya Kessler of GlobalPittsburgh at 412-392-4513 or at

If you're not a GlobalPittsburgh member, you can also call Nadya at the number above to register by phone, and she 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  have any questions or problems, contact Zipcar’s Christina Ricci directly (see contact information below), and she can apply the free set-up promotion. 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.  Alternatively, you can elect to pick-up your Zipcard at the local Pittsburgh office. 

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 company or personal credit card will be charged after the end of each reservation.

Already a Zipcar member?  Call or email Christina at 215-307-4867 or and your account can be upgraded to reflect the GlobalPittsburgh discounts.

Learn more about Zipcar at

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