posted on November 29, 2022

Today, I’m thrilled to announce that Turo is officially live in Australia. This marks our first international expansion in the southern hemisphere, and we couldn’t be happier to bring all the benefits of the world’s largest car sharing marketplace to Australia just in time for the summer holiday season.

Now is the perfect time for Turo to expand down under. Three long years into the global pandemic, travel is finally becoming possible again, but the resulting rental car crunch has limited car availability and inflated pricing. So naturally we’re delighted to provide travelers an alternative option to access an extraordinary selection of cars (like the ones below) with an amazing network of pickup and drop off locations.

Anugrah’s Model Y 2022, now available to book in Sydney.
Bryan’s Mercedes-Benz C-CLASS 2016, now available to book in Melbourne.

Of course, none of this would be possible without hosts, who are truly the soul of Turo. For the past 12 years, we’ve been intensely focused on building the world’s best platform for car sharing hosts and expanding our global guest community to generate strong demand for bookings. 

By joining our established marketplace, Aussie entrepreneurs have a unique opportunity to earn money with their cars and take the wheel of their futures by building thriving car sharing businesses during the holiday season and beyond. New Aussie hosts have already listed hundreds of vehicles on Turo, all of which are now available to book across Australia. 

Interested in sharing cars in Australia yourself? List your car today!

Again, I couldn’t be more thrilled to launch in Australia, and a million thanks to our global community of hosts and guests who’ve made growing our international footprint possible. Here’s to all our new hosts and guests in Australia — Aussie, Aussie, Aussie!

Andre is the Turo CEO and a true car enthusiast. After many years in the consumer web space, he combines his passion for cars, technology, and the environment each day at Turo as he works to put the world’s one billion cars to better use.