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Brian M. All-Star Host
814 trips Joined Aug 2016
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So much better than car rental companies
Frank - November 29, 2019
We had such a great experience with our whole trip. Brian was amazing. He met us at the airport, was right on time and was super helpful. We were actually late coming back and he was super accommodating and made it easy for us. I know we could have messed up his whole plans since it was New Year’s eve but he didn’t even make it a fuss. I would definitely rent any time from him when we come into Philadelphia or New Jersey. The car was clean and neat and worked great for us and our family. Thank you so much.
Renie - January 2, 2020
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Fraz T. All-Star Host
588 trips Joined Oct 2016
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Recent reviews

Franz was a fantastic host. We could not have asked for a better experience. Pickup and drop off were a breeze, the car ran perfectly and Franz even went out of his way to accommodate an extra day for us. This is the best experience I’ve ever had with a car rental. I highly recommend Franz to anyone!
Elizabeth - December 1, 2019
Fraz was great to work with. He was very flexible about my return time when I needed it. He's very easy to communicate with and he gets back to you right away. I never had to wait. I would rent from him again. :-)
Hattie - March 23, 2020

Average ratings in Philadelphia (4.8 stars)

Hyundai Sonata 2011
So much better than car rental companies
Frank G. - November 29, 2019
Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class 2015
Stephen is such an amazing host that I rented his car twice in the row. This is proof enough that renting with him is the one best options there is to rent in Philadelphia. Outstanding experience!!
Ismael K. - March 10, 2020
Nissan Sentra 2012
Second rental from Double, great experience so far. Above other car-sharing services I've dealt with.
Michael R. - March 14, 2020
Ford Crown Victoria 2007
Great trip all around. Ali is my go to car rental.
Maram J. - October 20, 2019
Chevrolet Impala 2018
Thanks for your service! I really enjoyed using your car to drive around town. It was really an amazing time out here on vacation. The car was in great condition, how the car drove was great, just my overall experience out here in Philadelphia was a great experience!! I would definitely be contacting Dennis to use one of his cars again on my next trip to Philadelphia. Great great service! Communication was great!
Joy E. - January 7, 2020
Ford Focus 2007
Very clean Ford Focus. It gets the job done. Same thing you’d expect from a normal rental car, except booking through Nycol will save you a TON of money.
Alek W. - March 8, 2020
Toyota Corolla iM 2018
I had a great experience renting with Michael, as usual. This car was so perfect for my trip. It is excellent on gas, drives very smoothly, and very user friendly. It is in great condition, very spacious inside and just as shown in the photos. I would definitely recommend this host.
Natalie G. - March 4, 2020
Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2011
Always a pleasure renting from John!! Great service and Great cars!!
Brandon E. - March 18, 2020
Hyundai Sonata 2016
The best Turo car rental ever. Thanks James.
Hameedah T. - March 8, 2019
De Janiera
Toyota Yaris 2008
This was my first time using turo and it was great! The exchange was almost effortless. I like this much better than the standard car rental companies. Robert is very communicative and easy to work with. Getting to drive a manual again was awesome!
De Janiera T. - November 25, 2018
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2016
Best person to rent a car from. Nicest guy
Shane M. - November 19, 2019
Ford Fiesta 2013
car rental went smoothly. thanks!
Steve D. - June 10, 2019
Ford Mustang 2015
Super clean car. Keon made it easy with pickup and drop off. If you need to rent a car in the area, definitely pick Keon’s.
Griffin B. - January 17, 2020
Mazda 3 2016
I appreciate the convenience of allowing me to extend the car rental hours. Thanks!
Tiffany G. - November 20, 2019
Nissan Sentra 2011
Very convenient and punctual made my 20 hour trip to Philadelphia a lot easier than if I were to rent a car from a traditional service.
Skylar H. - November 13, 2018
Chevrolet Camaro 2019
Very down to earth guy... Cool car will definitely rent again!
Doniel N. - March 9, 2020
Volkswagen GTI 2012
My favorite car to rent in on Turo! Continually maintained and kept in good condition. Cesar is an excellent host as well. Fully recommend.
Ali A. - March 6, 2020
Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class 2014
Car was great and we'll maintained. As usual, Michael was extremely efficient and proffessional with regards to pickup/drop off. Would definitely recommend and rent again.
Ali A. - March 25, 2020
Porsche Panamera 2011
Mark and his team were awesome. The car drove great! Will rent again.
Vanessa B. - March 8, 2020
Toyota Camry 2015
Catherine is truly the hostess with the mostess!!! Let me just brag a little about her if you will??? First thing is the smooth transaction in pick-up and drop off. This particular host accommodated three extensions of her vehicle, as well as dropping me off at the train station upon return of it. My business travel out of State was also stress-free with the use of the installed E-ZPASS! I really could go on and on, but will end by saying Catherine's persona is that of a professional caring nature. Her goal seems to be to get ya where you're going safely! Thanks a million for being Tutors best host!
April M. - March 5, 2020
Toyota Camry 2015
This was a really great travel car. Hubby said we need to rent again.
Frances H. - March 16, 2020
Christopher M.
Mazda 3 2010
Always a pleasure dealing with Fabio. Great communication, nice car, great on gas
Christopher M. A. - March 17, 2020
Volkswagen Golf 2017
Always a pleasure to rent from you and look forward to my next trip!
Aaron P. - March 21, 2020
Chrysler 200 2015
Great host, always fabulous cars and communication
Trelania C. - March 29, 2020
Toyota Camry 2011
John was super easy and flexible and a great communicator. He will definitely take care of you and make your transition of getting your car a breeze. Would definitely recommend renting through John in the future
Julius W. - March 6, 2020
Toyota Camry 2010
Great car, runs great, and is very clean. The car is also very good on gas. Would definitely rent from Gevele again.
Nebrasha B. - March 13, 2020
BMW 5 Series 2016
Pick up and drop off was Easy, and Michael was great and on time! Fast car it was perfect for a night out. Sport mode definitely a good one for a BMW! Will rent soon
Anna F. - March 15, 2020
Honda Accord 2017
Host was professional, personable and car was great. Might never use a traditional car rental company again!
Ian K. - November 20, 2019
Nissan Versa Note 2016
The easiest car rental experience of my life!
Allison R. - June 30, 2019
Honda Insight 2010
Will definitely use this as my go to car rental.
Sharon K. - March 31, 2019
Edward William
Toyota Prius 2009
Have used Michael’s car rental numerous times and have always been very satisfied.
Edward William B. - February 21, 2019
Honda Accord 2017
Why would anyone ever rent from a major car rental company. Ifhaam made pickup and return super easy and fast. Car ran great and was very clean.
Monica R. - December 17, 2019
Kia Forte 2011
Franz was a fantastic host. We could not have asked for a better experience. Pickup and drop off were a breeze, the car ran perfectly and Franz even went out of his way to accommodate an extra day for us. This is the best experience I’ve ever had with a car rental. I highly recommend Franz to anyone!
Elizabeth B. - December 1, 2019
Toyota Corolla 2018
Working with Sarathy was a breeze! I would definitely rent a car from her again.
Darren C. - December 19, 2019
Ford Mustang 2015
Great ride absolutely loved it! Great communication with the host. Easy transition. Car drove very smoothly. Would definitely book again.
Zharia T. - March 25, 2020
Lexus GS 350 2013
Great car, very flexible owner!
Simon K. - March 26, 2020
Tesla Model S 2016
We have gone through Turo for Teslas at several US airports and one in Canada. They have all been excellent but Ryan was exceptional. He met us at the gate, the car was clean and ready to go, and he even helped load the luggage carefully. On the return he was waiting when we pulled up to baggage claim and again helped us. I really couldn't hope for anything better. I'll definitely reach out to him for all of our trips into the Philadelphia area.
Michael G. - January 7, 2020
Chrysler 200 2015
Trip was amazing! Peter was a great host!
Marquis W. - March 6, 2020
Honda Civic 2007
Car and owner are great , easy to work with , flexibility , very respectful , nothing to complain about !
Alexander O. - March 7, 2020
Toyota Corolla 2013
Brian did everything in his power to make my trip so easy ..,
Shenise M. - March 4, 2020
Honda Accord Sedan 2019
Had a great time i will rent again
Alex M. - March 14, 2020
Toyota Corolla 2020
The car was very spacious, especially for a compact vehicle! Michael was very easy to work with as I had last minute changes to my original reservation. Overall, the car was very well kept!
Olivia W. - March 16, 2020
Kia Forte 2015
Always a pleasure renting from this host
Ushinna F. - March 16, 2020
Nissan Altima 2013
Good car! The owner is well done. Recommended for everybody.
Ruslan K. - March 19, 2020
Mazda 3 2016
I loved this car n great communication
Mitzi R. - March 23, 2020
Porsche Panamera 2012
Fantastic experience and communication was awesome I will most definitely rent again thanks again.
Jason B. - March 18, 2020
BMW 2 Series 2016
Both the car and the host were amazing! The M235i is a great little sports car. It has the fun factor without being out of touch, and it also has a little eco mode that for some reason I really enjoyed lol. The car is awesome, because it has the sportiness as well as the comfort. Matthew was also an all-star. He was able to accommodate a schedule change as well as a pickup/drop off, and he was very nice. He explained the rules and operation of the car in a polite way and answered all my questions. He also gave me the car in good, clean condition. Overall a great experience!
Michael P. - March 19, 2020
Christopher M.
Mitsubishi Lancer 2010
Great vehicle, and Yousef was an amazing host, definitely will be renting again
Christopher M. A. - March 23, 2020
Christopher M.
Mazda 3 2010
Once again great trip, always accommodating
Christopher M. A. - April 1, 2020
Nissan Altima 2013
Great Vehicle and Communicates will rent again
Khalif T. - April 1, 2020
Chevrolet Sonic 2014
I needed a rental in a pinch and came across Turo. Sarathy had a promotional code to save $25, on my first rental, which I was able to use on one of his cars. The car was available as expected and easy to access via the provided instructions. When the check engine light came on in my rental, which started at 5am, Sarathy was available to coordinate a swap for a different car in the same area and I was on the road within less than 10 minutes. He was also communicative through the trip and flexible with time when I was returning it after the recent snowstorm in the Philadelphia area. The car itself was clean and drove nicely, and seemed dependable. I would recommend Sarathy's service.
Casey R. - November 19, 2018
Toyota Corolla iM 2018
Such a smooth running and clean car. Thank you!
Andrea F. - March 25, 2020
Toyota Corolla 2018
The best host Ive dealt with on any app. Have never dealt with a host that is so considerate & helpful throughout whole process. Best car to rent as well. Best overall service out there.
Lamar W. - February 29, 2020
Mazda 3 2013
East pick up and return. Car in great condition.
Rolando R. - March 8, 2020
Volkswagen Passat 2020
Great, will definitely rent again.
Ali A. - March 3, 2020
Porsche Panamera 2012
Everything was great would rent from him again !
Chad W. - March 3, 2020
Nissan Versa 2012
Great experience. Professional courteous great car.
Scott H. - March 9, 2020
Volkswagen Passat 2020
Beautiful car easy pick up drop off and fast response time!
Amy J. - April 1, 2020
Audi A3 2015
Great Host , Great Communication & Fun Car !
Ashtan S. - March 16, 2020
Audi A4 2008
Great car. Was exactly like it was in the pictures
Lamaya C. - March 16, 2020
Audi S5 2014
Michael always handles things with the utmost professionalism and is very prompt in dealing with any issues.
Rhys L. - March 17, 2020
Nissan Altima 2013
Fraz was great to work with. He was very flexible about my return time when I needed it. He's very easy to communicate with and he gets back to you right away. I never had to wait. I would rent from him again. :-)
Hattie H. - March 23, 2020
Hyundai Sonata 2011
Easy & straight forward & so the host is extremely kind recommend anybody to pick him and his car for your next drive , road trip , vacation and ect. car is smooth & great on gas. he’s the best !
Sumner S. - January 24, 2020
Guy Désiré
Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class 2015
Stephen was really flexible with my trip. This is was my first time in Philadelphia and my flight from Boston was delayed 3times so I had to change my pickup time. The car is smooth and will help you get a good experience of Philadelphia. Will definitely reach back to him for my next trip in Philadelphia!!!
Guy Désiré M. - February 9, 2020
Honda Accord Sedan 2019
hands down the best rental service I’ve ever had. Being active duty military and coming trying to rush and get car was so stressful but they made it more than easy for my family and i. The car was very clean inside and out. Every time I’m in town i will definitely went from them. Thank you so much !
Aliya H. - February 12, 2020
Honda Accord Sedan 2019
Awesome car. Great service. Loved it. Thanks!!!!
George B. - March 9, 2020
Toyota Corolla iM 2018
Michael again is a great host and the car was incredible! Absolutely recommend it!
Caio C. - March 9, 2020
Toyota Camry 2015
Ms. CATHY is a wonderful hostess, she carefully gave me instructions and then let me know if i needed jer i could contact her at anytime
Jameika B. - March 10, 2020
Candice Renee
Chevrolet Malibu 2013
Very quick communication, flexibility was amazing allowed me to extend my trip last minute.
Candice Renee J. - March 12, 2020
Toyota Prius c 2016
Renting from Catherine was an awesome experience and exactly what I needed to get some errands and meetings done around the city!
Melissa A. - March 12, 2020
Chrysler 200 2015
My experience was great! Good-fast communication, car was clean and drove well.
Asia C. - March 4, 2020
Matthew Sterling
Chevrolet Cruze 2013
More then a car. I have made new friends! I don’t think you will find more wonderful people in all of New Jersey!!!
Matthew Sterling N. - March 11, 2020
Tesla Model 3 2019
This is a very nice car. Personally my favorite color combo an rim package. If you have never driven a Tesla this one will show you what they are all about.
Todd A. - March 11, 2020
Kia Forte 2015
Great first trip. Will do again.
Michael R. - March 13, 2020
BMW 5 Series 2016
Awesome experience definitely renting again! 🔥
Fritzgy J. - March 14, 2020
Chevrolet Malibu 2013
Excellent experience!! I highly recommend renting from Ivan!
April A. - March 14, 2020
Chevrolet Malibu 2013
Pick up was super easy and car ran great!
Haziz N. - March 19, 2020
Tesla Model 3 2018
Great host , very communicative, helpful and polite. The car is simply amazing !
Kevin D. - March 16, 2020
Honda Accord Sedan 2019
It’s a very clean car runs very well and if I have to get a car again I will surely book this one
Stephanie P. - March 16, 2020
Nissan Altima 2013
Always a Pleasure renting from you.
Micah N. - March 23, 2020
Christopher M.
Mazda 3 2010
Repeat renter, congeniality and flexibility keeps me coming back. May look into long term renting
Christopher M. A. - March 29, 2020
Audi S5 2014
Fantastic car, great host. Nothing more to be said.
Ali A. - March 29, 2020
Volkswagen Jetta 2019
Easy to pickup and return. The car runs great and was fun to drive.
Jinwoo J. - March 29, 2020
Nissan Altima 2012
By far the best car rental experience I’ve ever had! Amos could not have been more helpful, kind & flexible. The car drove beautifully and I had zero issues whatsoever! 10/10 would recommend.
Megan C. - February 10, 2019
Chevrolet Camaro 2018
This is my first time using the Turo app. Literally probably the best car rental person I ever had. I really recommend nat. So friendly and kind. Definitely going to rent from him again!
Tony S. - May 6, 2019
Toyota Corolla 2015
I had a great host experience with Double. I will definitely rent a car from Double again.
Adreyiania T. - December 1, 2019
Nissan Versa 2014
Allen is really great and flexible with the car rental! Will definitely book with him again if I need to rent!
Kristen R. - April 13, 2019
Nissan Sentra 2013
Good first experience with Ethan on Turo. I will definitely recommend him to friends and family for their car rental needs.
Johanna L. - May 21, 2019
Honda Fit 2015
Great car rental. Clean, eco friendly and smooth ride! Lisa was very kind and punctual and good at communicating. Excellent experience.
Kimberly H. - October 29, 2018
Kia Soul 2012
Brian was great—extremely fast response time. I’m unconvinced that Turo offers any improvements over Zipcar or a traditional car rental, however.
Paul C. - July 15, 2019

Local Philadelphia favorites

The Liberty Bell and Independence Hall are well and good, but culture beats scheme in here in Philly. Book a car from Turo and get off the beaten path with these local Philadelphia highlights.

  • Northern Liberties & Fishtown

  • Described as "too hip for its own good", the Northern Liberties neighborhood of Philly has cool new bars, shops, and restaurants popping up each day.

  • Philly cheesesteak

  • No visit to the City of Brotherly Love is complete without a cheesesteak. Debate abounds for the "best of" — Pat’s and Geno’s are strong contenders, but Jim’s on South St. is a local favorite.

  • The Barnes Foundation

  • A divine collection of post-Impressionist and early modern paintings, The Barnes houses masterpieces by Renoir, Cézanne, Matisse, and Picasso and is a must for any art lover.