Car Sharing is perfect for occasional use and is available daily or by the hour. Car sharing can be used for personal or business needs in lieu of car ownership or to augment ownership.  Car sharing companies have collectively positioned hundreds of vehicles in neighborhoods within the Washington DC area.  Online reservation systems help to locate, reserve and access vehicles 24/7, 365 days a year. After becoming a member, simply wave your member card on the windshield reader to automatically unlock the doors.  Keys and gas cards are located inside the vehicles.  Maintenance, insurance, and fuel are included in the rate.

All car sharing companies offer members the ability to reserve cars in advance, and car2go members can also use a car without making an advance reservation (if available).  Zipcar, and Enterprise CarShare offer an assortment of vehicle makes and models.  All car2go vehicles are identical blue and white Smartcars. RelayRides is a car sharing community that offers members the opportunity to rent out their own personal cars to make extra cash.

Other rules and restrictions apply, rates are terms below are subject to change, visit individual web sites for most current rates and information.


  • Free membership, no fees
  • Per minute $0.41 plus tax
  • Per hour maximum $14.99, plus tax
  • Per day maximum $84.99, plus tax
  • 150 free miles, after which $0.45 cents per mile, plus tax
  • One way & round trip service
  • Return to any legal public parking spot

Enterprise CarShare

  • Free membership, no fees (first year only)
  • Weekday – $5-$14.75 per hour depending on time of day/model. $76-$99 daily depending on model
  • Weekend – $5-$15.75 per hour and $81-$109 daily, all weekend rental prices depending on model
  • 200 Miles per 24 hr period
  • Round trip service only
  • Return to a reserved designated parking location


  • List your car in our car sharing marketplace with photo at no cost
  • You’ll be notified when someone requests your vehicle.
  • All drivers are pre-screened and $1 million insurance is provided on every rental.
  • Review reservation requests and respond in a timely manner
  • Meet the renter and hand over the key
  • You’ll receive a check each month with the money that you’ve earned.


  • Annual membership $60, one-time application fee $25
  • Mon to Thurs – hourly from $8, daily from $74
  • Fri to Sun – hourly from $11.50, daily from $83
  • 180 free miles, after which $0.45 per mile for most cars
  • Roundtrips only
  • Return to a reserved designated parking location