car2go makes Comic-Con a breeze
Transportation and parking can be major concerns for the hundred-thousand-plus attendees of Comic-Con International: San Diego 2015. car2go can ease those stresses. With its large fleet of electric cars and a DropZone conveniently located near the Comic-Con campus, car2go provides a great transportation option for San Diego residents and visitors alike.
Launched in 2011, car2go is the world’s largest and fastest-growing carsharing company. With a San Diego fleet of 400 electric vehicles, car2go allows members to use the one-way, point-to-point service to get to where they need to go on their time and with ease. To make parking at Comic-Con more convenient for its members, car2go will have a free parking area - or DropZone - close to the San Diego Convention Center.
Memberships for San Diego residents or visitors coming to Comic-Con available online at www.sandiego.car2go.com.
For the convenience of Comic-Con attendees, car2go’s DropZone with free car2go parking is just a short 10 minute walk from all of the Comic-Con action. Members can simply drive the car2go vehicle they’ve picked up to the DropZone at 630 10th Avenue, check-in with the car2go team to end their trip to go enjoy Comic-Con without wasting time looking for parking. The DropZone will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday of Comic-Con; and from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
This dynamic and accessible carsharing network will also provide Comic-Con attendees a place to rest and recharge in the car2go Chill Zone. The Chill Zone, located in the car2go office on 10th Avenue, will be open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, July 10, and Saturday, July 11, offering free food and drinks, a cell phone charging station, photo booth and even air conditioning for a respite from the heat for its members. car2go members can visit the Chill Zone for a break from the hustle and bustle of Comic-Con and to recharge, both themselves and their electronic devices.
car2go is also a great option for San Diego residents any time. The service simplifies spontaneous and planned commutes by providing members access to a network of car2go vehicles within San Diego’s 33-square-mile Home Area, allowing them to drive to destinations they want at times of their own choosing for utmost convenience.. Members simply locate a car2go near them via the company’s smartphone app, drive it to their destination, park the vehicle and go about their day, leaving the vehicle for another member to use. Members pay only for the time they use a car2go vehicle - just a $1 flat fee plus 41 cents per minute, which includes the cost of parking, gas, insurance and vehicle maintenance. Company officials note that, in addition to the fantastic convenience car2go provides, this car-sharing service is also cheaper than many other alternatives.
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