Who is eligible to become a Zipcar member?
To be eligible, you must
Be at least 21 years old or be joining an affiliated Business or University and be at least 19 years old. If under 21 years of age have held a full licence for at least 2 years with no convictions or accidents. If under 25 years of age and in posession if non-EU licence, issuing country must be either be USA or a designated reciprocal country. If under 25 years of age, you may have to successfully complete a short online module, to assess awareness of driving risk and ensure that you understand zipcar's 6 Simple Rules. If over 75 years of age have two years driving experience in the last 5 years with no accidents or claims in that time. Have a driving record that meets the following requirements
Have held a full driving licence for a minimum of 12 months. Have no more than 6 penalty points on driving licence. If under 30 years of age have no more than 3 penalty points on driving licence. Have had no more than 1 accident claim in the last 3 years. Have no major convictions. Have had no alcohol or drug-related offences in the past seven years.
AC - Accident offences, including failing to stop and give particulars
BA - Driving whilst disqualified
CD - Driving without due care / causing death
DD - Dangerous / Furious driving
DR - Drink or drugs / failing to provide a specimen
IN - Driving uninsured against 3
rd Party LC - Driving otherwise than in accordance with licence
MS50, 80, 90 - Motor racing, failure to provide eyesight test and failure to give identity of driver
UT50 - Aggravated taking of vehicle
In addition to the requirements above, Zipcar reserves the right to decline membership based on driving history or credit issues.
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