Minneapolis Deals, Events, and News

Minneapolis Deals, Events, and News

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Members save $500/month versus car ownership and still have wheels to go shopping or out of town.

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member benefits in Minneapolis

Your Zipcard unlocks more than just cars. It also opens up discounts from our partners.

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avis® car rental

up to 30% off and more!


You can get pretty far on 180 miles/day, but for those longer haul adventures, we scored you a sweet deal with Avis®. Zipcar members can save up to 30%, plus get free upgrades and up to $25 off your next rental (you can even combine discounts).

Snag these deals at avis.com/zipcar.



Complimentary 1-Month FoundersCard Membership


We would like to introduce you to FoundersCard.  FoundersCard is a community of more than 20,000 movers, shakers and business owners who enjoy access to exclusive offers from the best brands in travel, business and lifestyle. Zipcar members receive a complimentary 1-month membership to FoundersCard.

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Use promo code: FCZIPCAR

Minnesota State Parks permit

Minnesota State Parks permit

Free admission to Minnesota State Parks in your Zipcar.


We've provided Minnesota State Parks permits for all of our vehicles in Minneapolis-St. Paul. Get outside with a park close to home, or use up to 180 miles per day to take an adventure.

Explore your desination options below in Ziptopia's Your Quick-Hit Guild to Twin Cities State Parks.

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Confirm that your vehicle has its pass attached to the windshield on the lower corner of the passenger side, and enter the park in your Zipcar.

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budget® car rental

up to 30% off and more!


Grab a Zipcar for cross-town but for cross-country, Budget® has got your back. Zipcar members can save up to 30% with Budget®, plus get free upgrades and up to $25 off your next rental (you can even combine discounts).

Snag these deals at budget.com/zipcar.

Metro Transit's Guaranteed Ride Home

Metro Transit's Guaranteed Ride Home

Metro Transit's program to provide transit commuters additional options in case of emergency.


Zipcar is participating in Guaranteed Ride Home, Metro Transit's program that gets you home from work or school if you have a family emergency or have to work late unexpectedly. Eligible participants who enroll in the program can use be reimbursed for taking a Zipcar or another method of transportation.



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For eligibility and reimbursement information, please visit Metro Transit's website above.



$25 Off


Moving? Our pals at Unpakt have the answer to a headache-less move for all Zipsters! Unpakt lets you find the best moving companies, compare exact prices, and book online instantly. As the easy and free way to book your move online, Unpakt takes the guesswork out of determining how much your move will cost and saves you from comparing unreliable user reviews. Plus, Zipsters save an extra $25 so there's no way you're getting ripped off on moving day. The only thing left to do is Zip to your favorite stores and pick out decor for your new pad!

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To redeem this offer, simply use the code ZIPMIN during registration! 

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budget® truck rental

up to 25% off


Moving? Pack up and save up to 25% off a Budget Truck rental. And make the move to your next home a smooth ride with:

  • Reliable, easy-to-drive trucks
  • Variety of truck sizes up to 26'
  • 24/7 roadside assistance

Find your truck at budgettruck.com/zipcar

Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival

Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival

$2 off tickets and access to the Members-Only box office presented by Zipcar.

35th annual Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival

As the official car-sharing partner of the 35th annual Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival, we're proud to offer our members $2 off general admission tickets to regular screenings and access to the Members-Only Box Office presented by Zipcar.

MSPIFF is the largest film event in the region, and one of the largest and longest running film festivals in the country. This year’s lineup includes more than 250 films – more than 160 features and more than 90 shorts – representing 71 countries.

The festival will be held at April 7th - 23rd at locations in Minneapolis and St. Paul including St. Anthony Main Theatre, Landmark Uptown Theater, and Metropolitan State University.

Follow us on Twitter @ZipcarMSP for updates and the chance to win tickets.

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To purchase discounted tickets online, enter code ZIPCAR16 at checkout.

To redeem this offer in person, just show your Zipcard at the box office.

Remember, you can use the Members-Only Box Office as a benefit of being a Zipster.


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