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Katrina was so helpful with everything. So easy to pick up the car at the airport and not having to wait in line at the car rental agency was so great! The car was so clean and ran very well. Thank you Katrina so much!
Believe it or not, with the happenstance of all major rental companies being sold out and Lam’s accommodations, this trip would not have happen at all. Thank you!
Matthew was very easy to work with and made the process so simple. So much more pleasant than dealing with the rental car companies. Mahalo Matthew!
This was my first time using Turo and Jacob and Melyssa made it so easy. They were communicative, responsive, helpful, and overall very lovely people. The car was dropped off when we landed and easy to return back at the airport. Much better than dealing with rental car companies and lines. The Ford Edge is a great car - very comfortable and drives really well. Best part was the carseat add-on for our 2 year old! Overall an excellent experience.
From start to finish...this reservation was seamless. There were so many nice touches along the way - from the welcome note to her responsiveness to my text. I would highly recommend this vehicle. Car was clean and she even leaves you a Lysol wipes container for you to use throughout the trip.
The car was wonderful - it was perfect for our vacation in exploring Poipu and Koala in Kauai. Amber was great to deal with - very good communicator and very nice. It was a great experience to rent the Ford from Amber.
Derrick was so great to rent from… he always replied promptly and was very flexible. The car was in very good condition when we got it and worked so well. Getting to and from the car in Lihue was not a problem.
Mercedes' Ford Escape was wonderful and so was she! She was incredibly nice, helpful, and professional at coordinating with me for pick-up and drop-off, and answered my questions for both and general island questions. She also had a helpful sleeve of info for local businesses to stop at for food and drinks. The car was perfect for our camping trip, and I'd absolutely rent it again if I rent to Kauai!
Julia’s Ford EcoSport is a brand new vehicle. Smooth ride and great on gas! Julia was reliable and accommodating! Her communication was great and the price on her car was a reasonable price in comparison to other renters on the island. We picked up from the vehicle - she unlocked it and we dropped it off at the airport. I would recommend her for any couple or family of 4! Definitely need a vehicle on this island and this one was great!
This was my first experience with Turo and I will never rent a car another way again. It was fantastic! After standing in the Hertz line for an hour and a half outside in the heat at the Kauai airport, I was denied my reservation because I did not have the card I booked the reservation with. I took a taxi to my condo and once there, began researching rental cars. Due to Covid, many of the rental cars were sent to the mainland when the island shut down and car rentals are a nightmare. Luckily, I found Melyssa and Jacob through Turo. They delivered the car right to our condo! It was a brand new Ford Edge. It drove well and was very comfortable. I highly recommend renting this small SUV from Jacob and Melyssa!!!
Cynthia was great! Our flight arrived an hour early, and she delivered the car before the official pick-up time. She was also flexible in regards to the drop-off location, which made our life a lot easier. Whenever I had a question regarding the trip or the car, she responded right away. The car was well maintained, clean, and in a great shape. If it wouldn’t have been booked already by someone else for the next days, we would have definitely extended our booking!
Nathaniel was a great Turo host. He was super helpful and made sure we had all the information we needed for the car including finding it in the parking lot. The Ford Broncho was sparkling clean and worked well for our family of 4. We have two girls a little taller than 5 feet. If you have tall children - the backseat could be a little cramped. A number of local people commented on our nice “ride”. I highly recommend this Turo vehicle.
Melodee made our first Turo experience a great one. Her directions to the car were clear and easy to follow. Whenever I had a question about the car she would respond quickly. We preferred a smaller car, but found that we enjoyed the size of the ford escape for our trip.
Such a comfortable and smooth ride around the island :) Jacob & Melyssa were very accommodating and helpful with the booking and check out process as well! Would gladly rent this car from them again!
Great car, and Melyssa and Jacob were incredibly nice and easy to rent from. This was the perfect car for my wife and I to get away for a week in Kauai.
Great car, Amber was helpful, no gps (but not advertised - just an FYI to future renters)
Jacob (and Melyssa) were amazing hosts! The car had everything we needed - multiple charging cables, Bluetooth connectivity for GPS, and some things I didn't anticipate like a wifi/hotspot! It was "delivered" on time, very clean, and comes with heavy duty rubber mats which make cleaning up upon returning the car much easier. Jacob and Melyssa were both fast with communication and with recommendations for local things. I had zero complaints with this car - and that was expected with it being a newer car! The car did amazing across the board, but especially with the AWD going to Polihale and also Mahaulepu beach. Technically you could get to both locations with a regular sedan but you're going extra slow and being extra careful. We still went slow and were careful of course, but there was definitely less to worry while driving! The price of this was actually cheaper than what we could've gotten through any regular airport rental for a sedan. I was happy to go through Turo to get an AWD and finally make it out to Polihae (this is now my 3rd time visiting Kauai and had been on my to-do list!). If anyone is wanting to car camp, this car with the back seats down can haul a good amount of gear and also comfortably fit 2! Jacob and Melyssa also had the option of a Yeti rental which I thought was really cool. If I was going to camp, I would've definitely utilized that! (we already had coolers from our Airbnb). Returning the car was also really easy. Melyssa gave me recommendations of where to take the car for the carwash and vacuuming. Honestly, this is the only "downside" of Turo compared to using a typical airport rental (having to worry about the added carwashing and vacuuming... or you can just pay others to do it for you). Jacob wasn't obsessive with checking the car on the return either which also made checkout a breeze (I have the experience where another host was more obsessive (like over 150 photos prior to releasing the car to me and being very upfront about their no sand policy), but I get it, it's making sure they're covered if there are any issues). All in all, I would not hesitate to rent from Jacob (and Melyssa( for any future Kauai trip!
Cynthia was amazing in every way! She was able to accommodate a different pickup/drop off location. She messaged back immediately when I had questions. Her price, comparatively speaking, was better than most and the car was in great condition and was so fun to ride around the island in.
Perfect car for cruising the whole island. Jake went above and beyond to make sure we were set and even have some recommendations. Will rent from him again.
Great car and great service! Rented it after we arrived at our rental and were accommodated with a drop off right to where we were staying.
We loved using Evan's car for our stay in Kauai. He was friendly and always quick to respond with any questions we may have had. Would recommend!
The car is great, very comfortable, runs very smoothly, easy to drive, and well protected with various covers and mats. Evan is very responsive and friendly, which we really appreciate. Highly recommend!
We bought the car for a surprise for my parents anniversary! Mercedes was very accommodating in helping us get the car planned and communicating with my parents once they arrived! Mercedes is so nice and they loved the car and the cleanliness it maintained. They said they would definitely use her again for their future trips! Thanks, Mercedes!!:)
Lauren was a great host. She gave us great advice and was extremely helpful. The Ford Bronco was an excellent rental for Kauai. The adaptive cruise control with lane centering did well with all of the different Kauai traffic conditions.
Nathaniel was great! No issues at all with the trip. Getting the car was super easy. Only note to others looking to rent - This car is pretty small, so if you have lots of luggage it’ll be a tight fit. Otherwise 👍
We had a wonderful experience with this rental and Lauren was exceptionally awesome! The vehicle was spotless, the pickup and dropoff were incredibly easy (easier than rental cars) and Lauren even purchased a roof rack so we could lug a surfboard around. I'd give 10 stars if I could. Great communication throughout the rental. Will definitely rent from Lauren again when I'm back on the island.
Beautiful SUV to drive. First time to use turo to rent a vehicle. If you need a large SUV this is the one to rent. If you need cheap gas go to Costco.
Fantastic brand new car! It's the perfect size for fitting into small spots with the feel and space of a small-sized SUV. We took advantage of the extras offered with no regrets. Already having your beach gear in the car waiting you at the airport is a welcome convenience. Nathaniel was responsive, attentive, and customer-oriented. His extra touches were appreciated and gave the experience a personal feel. Dropoff at the airport was fast and painless. If you are going to rent a car, you should support a local and choose this vehicle, you won't be disappointed.
Great car!! Loved it, it drives smoothly, very clean. Really enjoyed our time with it here
Lynn was quick to respond and a pleasure to work with. Her car was clean and ran perfectly. We even got to have an extra few days when another reservation cancelled and she was so easy to coordinate with. Thank you!
Jenyffer was amazing to work with! We had an issue and missed our flight day one so we arrived a day late. She could of said oh well and charged us for that day we missed but she didn’t! That speaks to the character and type of person she is. Made us feel a little better on a bad day. Car was clean, drove well, and fit all our needs. She was amazing, thanks again and would highly recommend Jenyffer!!!
Highly recommend! This was an excellent experience with Julie and this was a great car for Kauai.
The sunflower car!!! Plenty of room and tinted windows!! Such a great ride! Double sunroof! Michael / Shauna were on time and so friendly!!
Great car for our trip to Kauai. Rachelle was super easy to work with, and the car was perfect for what we needed! There were just two of us on our trip, but the car has tons of space inside if you have lots of people or kids with you.
The car was very clean and perfect for what we needed! Mercedes was great at communicating and made everything so easy! We would definitely book again!
Great car to explore Kauai! Anita was easy to work with and the car was clean. Thanks again!
Communication with Julie was great and pickup and drop-off were both a breeze. The SUV was exactly what we needed with tons of room for the 4 of us. And having the cooler came in handy as well.
Perfect car we needed for family of 7. A/c was nice and cold. Car was very nice and clean!!
Lynn was such a joy to work with! She was incredibly accommodating and so kind with each request. At times, I thought it must be some type of scam because she was so so so nice. Car was in perfect condition. Our trip was a success because of Lynn and her kindness!
Such a great trip and experience with the rental. Matt and Rachel were great and easy to work with, really felt welcome to relax and enjoy with their explorer
Great car and great communication about pick up and drop off! Perfect for our day adventures!
Solid vehicle for my business trip which required me to drive on both sides of Kauai...Patricia was very helpful and easy to rent from. Highly recommend!
Nathaniel and his car were both fantastic. The vehicle was practically new and Nathaniel went above and beyond to provide excellent customer service.
Cynthia was awesome and extremely accommodating with our schedule. Car was very clean and ready to go. Would definitely use her car on our next trip if possible.
Car came very clean and had awesome scuba and beach equipment for free! Everyone was pleased and we had a great time with the car
Jacob and Melyssa were incredible hosts! From confirmation to drop-off, they were very communicative and even shared a guide for local recommendations before the trip started. On the very first day of the rental, I somehow managed to lose the key fob and we were trapped at Wailua Falls. They saved the day by driving out to our remote location, gave the spare, and encouraged us to continue on and enjoy the rest of our trip. They were incredibly flexible and communicative with drop off. I can’t recommend them enough.
Chris was easy to work with and car was exactly as expected. Made our vacation a breeze.
Christine was very communicative and friendly, the car was amazing and easy to find at the airport. Would recommend to anyone!
Christine was so sweet and helpful! The car was is excellent condition and exactly what we needed for our family while on the island!
Awesome. Mercedes made everything very convenient for pick up and drop off. The vehicle was in great shape. Make sure you look through her Kauai booklet she provides. Really good food and bar suggestions to support the local community. This was our first time using Turo and my wife and I weren’t sure how everything worked. Mercedes had all the answers. Also don’t forget to rent the cooler!
Check in was so easy. We picked the car up and dropped it off at the airport which was so convenient. Good condition, just as advertised. No issues!
Jacob and Melyssa were the Best. Friendly and helpful. The car is brand new and drives so smoothly. We loved the car and loved Jacob and Melyssa. They are a MUST if you visit the island.
Lam was a wonderful host and the pick up and drop off was super easy!!! The car was great, clean and easy. Would recommend.
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