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    An Umbrella Sharing Service

    UmbraCity allows users to borrow and return umbrellas using fully automated kiosks

    Order UmbraCity How it works
Convenient

Convenient

Access an umbrella when needed, and get rid of it when you don't

Inexpensive

Inexpensive

Affordable and flexible plans for your rainy days.

Sustainable

Sustainable

Participate in activities to make amazing useful items such as grocery bags from broken umbrellas.

Sharing Culture

Sharing Culture

Be a part of the fast growing sharing economy culture

How it works

Using fully automated kiosks

1. Become a member

1. Become a member

Signup for an UmbraCity account online or at any of the kiosks

2. Find a kiosk

2. Find a kiosk

View our current kiosk locations. umbraCity will be increasing the number of kiosks in key locations for your convenience.

3. Borrow an umbrella

3. Borrow an umbrella

Login with your phone and slide out an umbrella.

4. Return the umbrella

4. Return the umbrella

Simply place the umbrella in any kiosk without the need to interact with the kiosk software.

Our Partners

 

TD Insurance

UmbraCity's Sponsor In UBC Vancouver, Canada

The University of British Columbia - AMS

Continental Tire

Continental Tire - South Carolina, United States

Business Insider

Business Insider

Tech News / Read full article

"Vancouver has solved the biggest problem with umbrellas"

"Move over cars and bikes, umbrellas the latest addition to the sharing economy"

The Atlantic

The Atlantic

CITYLAB / Read Full Article

"Vancouver Wants to Share an Umbrella With You"

GIZMODO

GIZMODO

NEWS / Read Full Article

"Every City Needs an Umbrella Sharing System"

Metro

Metro

News / Read Full Article

"Entrepreneur aims to brighten up Raincouver with shared umbrellas"

"Never get wet again with this umbrella sharing system"

Contemporist

Contemporist

News / Read Full Article

"A New Company Has Designed A Fully Automated Kiosk That Lets You Borrow An Umbrella..."

"Sharing Economy Welcomes New Player: Umbrellas"

The Province

The Province

"Yellow umbrellas blossom at UBC as brolly-sharing scheme goes live"

The Georgia Straight

The Georgia Straight

News / Read Full Article

"Vancouver's first umbrella sharing program"

Stuff

Stuff

Tech Magazine / Read Full Article

"The UK desperately needs this Boris Bike-like umbrella sharing system"

NewsTalk

NewsTalk

News / Read Full Article

"If any country needs an umbrella sharing scheme, it's Ireland"

Boing Boing

Boing Boing

News / Read Full Article

"Startup solves problem of unexpected rain with umbrella-sharing service"

Gizmag

Gizmag

News Atlas / Read Full Article

"An idea for a rainy day: Automated kiosks loan out umbrellas free"

The Ubyssay

The Ubyssay

News / Read Full Article

"The umbrella sharing program actually works really well"