Car2go provides a ride

Car2go San Diego is a Smart car-sharing program which allows members to rent the electric vehicles without worrying about returning the car to a certain location at a specific time.

The way the service works is fairly simple.

First, you must register and become a member with car2go and pay a one-time registration fee of $35 as reported in their website.

Once the registration has been processed (within 5 days), you can grab a car at any of the designated car2go locations. You may also reserve a car online or by phone.

Car2go also offers an iPhone or Android app to facilitate your itinerary.

To access a car, flash your car2go card on the windshield reader to open it.

According to the car2go website, you can park at all meter locations in the driving-operating area for free and designated parking spots are located at several locations within the city of San Diego.

Drivers may leave the car in the operating area before the end of the rental.

Rates for usage are 35 cents per minute, $12.99 per hour or $65.99 daily. In addition to taxes, an additional 45 cents per mile will be charged after 150 miles on a single rental.
Car2go cards may be recharged at certain charging stations.

To use car2go services, you must be at least 18 years old, a full-time student and have three years of driving experience.

For more information, visit car2go’s office at 633 9th St. between Market and G Street or call (877) 488-4224 or go to

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