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Car Sharing in the D.C. Area

Tuesday, March 29, 2005; Page A06

Car-sharing companies say one of the biggest benefits of their service is the time savings. Here are the costs for customers for the two companies operating in the Washington region.

Zipcar

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Application fee: $25

Annual fee: $25

Hourly rate: $8.50 and up, depending on type of car

Daily rate: $59

Rates include 125 free miles each day.

Flexcar

Annual fee: $35

Hourly rate: $9 and up, depending on type of car

Daily rate: $45 or $80, depending on promotion

Rates include 30 free miles each hour.

Both companies offer monthly plans with lower rates.


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