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Car Share in Hamilton

Car sharing allows for a group of people to have the convenience of driving without the hassles of auto ownership, maintenance and insurance! Car share memberships are ideal for commuters who use an automobile occasionally or for those who want to reduce the number of cars they own. Users may reserve a vehicle for any requested time and duration.

Car Share providers in Hamilton

There are three car share providers in Hamilton:

Community CarShare

Community CarShare operates a fleet of 66 vehicles, available to members on a self-serve, pay-per-use basis.

How it works:

  1. ​​Choose your membership plan. It’s up to you based on your driving needs.
  2. Choose the car you’d like to use and reserve it for however long you need.
  3. Pick up your car at its reserved parking spot, make your trip, and return it to its spot when you’re done.

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Zipcar gives members on demand access to a variety of cars in cities, campuses and airports, by the hour or day.

How it works:

  1. Apply to get your ZipCard to unlock thousands of cars, trucks and vans across the globe.
  2. Book a Zipcar for a couple hours or the whole day. 
  3. Walk to the car and hold your Zipcard to the windshield to unlock the doors.
  4. When your time is almost up, return the car to the same reserved parking spot.

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