New College of Florida Goes Green with UhaulCarShare

May 01, 2014, 15:21 ET from UhaulCarShare

SARASOTA, Fla., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UhaulCarShare and the New College of Florida (NCF) are partnering up to bring North America's most advanced car-sharing service to Sarasota. The community of students, faculty and staff at NCF will have a new transportation option making it even more convenient and eco-friendly to get around campus and town.

Beginning in fall 2014, UhaulCarShare will place a 2012 Toyota Prius hybrid on campus.  This brand-new vehicle will be located in front of the Sudakoff Center, in the most southeast parking spot.  Access to this vehicle will be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to the NCF community.

"UhaulCarShare allows individuals the flexibility and freedom a car provides while eliminating the financial burden of owning a car," stated Mariah Reid, program director, UhaulCarShare. "In addition, the service provides peace of mind…knowing the insurance, maintenance, reserved parking spots and 24/7 roadside assistance are included in the rates."

Members will be able to rent cars on an as-needed basis. Drivers as young as 18 can sign up online, reserve a car and use it for as little as $4.95 an hour, allowing individuals to maintain a sustainable lifestyle in one cost-effective and convenient package.

For a short time only, new members will be able to receive $10 in credits by entering the code NCF2014 to your new UhaulCarShare account! To learn more, please visit

"New College of Florida is excited to join this innovative program and we look forward to offering this valuable resource to our students," noted Nicole van der Berg, executive assistant, Provost's Office.

For weekly updates from the UhaulCarShare Program, check out our Facebook and Twitter pages.  For additional information, visit us online at or call our customer service line at 1-877-990-8227.

About UhaulCarShare

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U-Haul Public Relations
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