The roadtrip is a summertime rite of passage. And, when scorching summer temperatures descend upon the concrete jungle, even the most resilient urbanites can’t help but hum along.

So we invite you to tell us to where you plan to escape on these last, dog days of August -- and enter to win a 1-year Zipcar Membership (+$35 credit) so that you can sing the song of the open road anytime, windows down, volume up.

Here’s how to enter*:

  1. Become a Freelancers Union member (it’s free!)
  2. Post a vacation or a vacation inspiration pic on Twitter OR a caption describing your destination. Your tweet must include the following:
  • HowYouZip

  • @ZipcarNYC
  • the link to this page:
  • a picture OR caption

So what are you waiting for? Let us know where you'd like to go today!

See official rules here!

Remember, you must be a Freelancers Union member to win!

*Note: This contest is only open to residents of the tri-state area.

Good luck and happy travels!

“Henceforth I ask not good-fortune, I myself am good-fortune,
Henceforth I whimper no more, postpone no more, need nothing,
Done with indoor complaints, libraries, querulous criticisms,
Strong and content I travel the open road.”
- Walt Whitman, Song of the Open Road