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Vlad B./>
Vlad B. All-Star Host
1,677 trips Joined Feb 2017
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Recent reviews

Vlad is fantastic. If you are in the North County area and you need to rent a car from someone honest and reliable.. look no further.
Andrew - August 5, 2019
Vlad, has been my favorite host to date across the board within the world of PTP sharing, ie AirBnb, Turo and Uber. His fleet of vehicles are clean and well maintained. Vlad provides cars that are luxurious while offering a price point that’s fair and economical. Each car in his fleet that I’ve driven has had all the bells and whistles making driving less of a chore and more of treat in short; Practicality on a budget. Vlad is extremely easy to get in touch with and will maintain a level of communication with you at your choosing. I couldn’t recommend Vlad snd his fleet more; and I hope whoever is reading this takes the opportunity to rent one of these awesome cars. Kelly
Kelly - July 17, 2019

Average ratings in Carlsbad (4.9 stars)

Hyundai Elantra 2019
Vlad is fantastic. If you are in the North County area and you need to rent a car from someone honest and reliable.. look no further.
Andrew K. - August 5, 2019
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2007
This is a much more affordable option than standard car rental prices.
Douglas A. - August 16, 2018
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2007
So convenient and personal. I will never rent from a big car rental company again
Carolyn R. - December 30, 2018
smart fortwo 2014
Vlad, has been my favorite host to date across the board within the world of PTP sharing, ie AirBnb, Turo and Uber. His fleet of vehicles are clean and well maintained. Vlad provides cars that are luxurious while offering a price point that’s fair and economical. Each car in his fleet that I’ve driven has had all the bells and whistles making driving less of a chore and more of treat in short; Practicality on a budget. Vlad is extremely easy to get in touch with and will maintain a level of communication with you at your choosing. I couldn’t recommend Vlad snd his fleet more; and I hope whoever is reading this takes the opportunity to rent one of these awesome cars. Kelly
Kelly O. - July 17, 2019
Hyundai Elantra 2019
Vlad Is awesome! He's got great cars. Better than Avis or Hertz. Thank you Vlad!
Juan A. - August 14, 2019
Tesla Model 3 2018
Yuriy was fabulous to rent from, super helpful and understanding when I messed up on logistics, and had to change plans. The car is just so awesome and beautiful. Thanks for the best car rental experience I’ve ever had.
Keith J. - April 23, 2018
Lexus LS 460 2009
Vlad is one of the best to rent a car from on the app. He is awesome, the vehicles are always nice!
Burnetta T. - April 17, 2018
Ford Mustang 2018
It was awesome! The car was clean and looked great. Pickup and drop off was easy and Vlad is a total professional. Anytime I’m in the Oceanside/Carlsbad area, I’m sticking with Vlad.
Jamie H. - August 1, 2019
Toyota Camry 2014
Great car for the purpose of my trip! Would rent again !
Devona S. - August 5, 2019
Honda Accord 2011
I had the best experience renting Turin’s Honda. Car ran great , clean and reliable. Turn key service from Turin going above and beyond. I highly recommend renting this car.
Patrick M. - August 9, 2019
Hyundai Sonata 2016
My first time renting with Turo and what an amazing experience.. Extremely easy and convenient . Vlad was awesome and his communication was outstanding !! I am hooked will never use the other car rental facilities again!!
Wendy E. - July 20, 2018
Kia Forte 2018
Needed to rent a car for a few days, I live local and Vlad made everything easy and quick. A++ will recommend to friends and family. Thanks again!
Nikola R. - January 10, 2019
Hyundai Elantra 2018
Would definitely recommend Vlad and his service to anyone, reliable cars and very good communication.
Joseph H. - July 26, 2019
smart fortwo 2015
Vlad is great. Would recommend anyone to him. Really flexible and helped me out a lot when I was transitioning between cars
Matt R. - July 27, 2019
Ford Mustang 2018
The trip with the mustang was an absolute blast. Vlad provided not only quality service but also a really fun mustang. Will definitely rent from Vlad again
Blaine T. - August 6, 2019
Ford Mustang 2018
I have been renting this car out 2nd time already! It is very sexy and fast car!!we had a lot of fun playing with it!You will love it guys and VLAD is an awesome host!!!!
Olga B. - July 23, 2019
smart fortwo 2015
Wouldn’t recommend car for long trips just to cruise around town. It’s a bit jerky but the AC works great and it feels pretty spacious.
Vivian D. - August 9, 2019
Chevrolet Corvette 2017
Easy pick up and drop off. Amazing car! Perfect rental to impress everyone and have a good time doing it! I will definitely be a return customer
Salvatore M. - May 5, 2018
Maserati Ghibli 2014
David was awesome. Car is amazing, a real head turner. I rented it to take to work, wish it was for a longer trip and will certainly rent it again. Car is functional, plenty of room big back trunk and performance was great as well. If you want to rent a car that is really fun and comfortable this is it.
Brian A. - February 9, 2019
smart fortwo 2015
What a nice guy, he took the time to tell me all the details of the triptronics and anything I would call and ask for tips on driving etc- highly recommend him for a cheap rental! Thanks Vlad, keep up the great customer service! -Austin
Austin R. - June 9, 2019
Honda Accord 2011
Perfect car and seamless experience. Highly recommend.
Karen V. - July 29, 2019
Ford Mustang 2018
This was an awesome experience great fast car as well we use it for a video shoot and we are excited that we chose Vlad’s vehicle once again thanks Vlad
CHRISTIAN D. - July 31, 2019
Toyota Camry 2014
This is my second time using the service and cant say anything bad about it. Vlad's Camry is in great shape it has enough room for my BIG family. I was able to impress my mother in law with the car, she think's it's mine. I will keep Vlad's info in my favorites i don't doubt he's other vehicles are in great shape too. Thank you! Highly recommended
Sergio S. - August 5, 2019
Tesla Model 3 2019
Both Dawn and the car were great. We have been researching Teslas and took this opportunity to do a 24-hour test drive before buying. She was flexible with our schedule and made everything so convenient.
Paul M. - July 20, 2019
Ford Flex 2013
It is always a pleasure with Scott. Car is clean, very spacious, and great highway miles. Thank you for making turo so easy for us
Mase S. - July 16, 2019
smart fortwo 2015
If you like the feel of driving the smart car is blast.
Gawain H. - July 20, 2019
Ford Mustang 2018
Vlad helped make this trip very enjoyable for me and was very flexible. I would recommend him to anyone
Armon H. - July 25, 2019
Chevrolet Corvette 2017
Took the vette to Temecula for wine tasting. Great experience and Dave and his son are good hosts, thank you! The car is perfect.
Daniel B. - August 11, 2019
Hyundai Elantra 2019
Nice Car and in amazing shape! 2019.... Great service and attendance from Vlad, happy to use your car. Thanks
Alejandro V. - August 10, 2019
Toyota Camry 2013
Such a great first time utilizing Turo and Vlad! Communication was great, and great car to use for daily errands!
Claudia C. - August 11, 2019
smart fortwo 2015
The pickup and dropoff was seemless. Much faster than any formal rental company. The Smart car is super handy for finding parking and weaving in and out of traffic in San Diego. It gets up and goes plenty fast as well. Make sure to bring your own USB cord in order to play music and hook up your gps. One thing to note about Smart Cars is that due to their small wheels, it can be a bit more bumpy and jerky of a ride.But I wouldn't worry about that much unless you are taking it on a long roadtrip. Other than that, the car ran smooth and was great on gas.
Josh D. - March 29, 2019
Hyundai Elantra 2018
Vlad was AWESOME. I needed to extend my trip and was able to with no trouble. When I got injured and was unable to drive to return the car, he accommodated me and came to me to get it. Would definitely rent from him again!
Alexis M. - June 2, 2019
smart fortwo 2014
Awesome rebating experience and will definitely do it again! Thanks for being so awesome Vlad!
Alyssa O. - July 29, 2019
Chevrolet Corvette 2017
Dave’s Z06 is amazing. Thank you Dave for a really great time. As a Corvette lover the experience will be treasured. I recommend Dave and his Z06 easily and gladly!
David V. - August 2, 2019
smart fortwo 2014
Good communication, easy pick up and drop off.
Jordan W. - August 3, 2019
Toyota Prius 2015
Thank you Vlad for the excellent work. Everything was at an excellent level.
Slava L. - August 2, 2019
Ford Mustang 2018
Everything was great ! We already rent cars from Vlad 3 times .
Bohumila Z. - July 3, 2019
Toyota Camry 2013
Super easy pick up and drop off. Will definitely use him again
Irma C. - August 7, 2019
Toyota Prius 2015
Vlad is awesome! Thank you Vlad!!
Juan A. - August 9, 2019
Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2008
Mike was very flexible with me on extending a day and pickup/ drop off was a breeze.
David C. - August 4, 2019
Hyundai Elantra 2018
Glad was awesome! So flexible and made pick up and drop off a breeze. Will use him next time.
Jamie F. - July 23, 2019
Hyundai Elantra 2019
Excellent service. Vlad was very easy to work with. Would 100% recommend him again.
Gabriel G. - August 12, 2019
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2007
Here visiting my brother who is in the marines and was being promoted
Peggy G. - August 4, 2019
smart fortwo 2014
I had to rent a small car for a couple of days to get around in the area since I sold my own car. The Smart is a great car as it's fuel efficient and fun to drive! Would definitely rent it again and recommend any other person if you want to rent something economic but not boring :)
Maurits D. - April 22, 2019
Toyota Camry 2014
Always the best to rent from!
Anthony A. - May 21, 2019
Toyota Prius 2015
Vlad has been very good to me with each rental and each communication.
Kerri L. - June 14, 2019
Toyota Corolla 2013
Very nice car and amazing host. I am really happy with the trip. Thank you Angie.
Ivan O. - June 26, 2019
Toyota Camry 2013
Vlad is the best in the business. I keep coming back to rent from him. Highly recommend him !
Christiam B. - May 27, 2019
Kia Forte 2018
Everything went perfectly with Vlad’s Kia! Easy pickup and drop-off, car was spotless and drove like a dream. Super great experience, and I’m so grateful! Would be happy to rent from Vlad again! 😊
Adelie B. - May 27, 2019
Ford Mustang 2018
The car was amazing first of all. Couldn't have driven a better car for Pacific Coast Highway! Pickup and drop-off were very convenient. Would love to drive this convertible again for my trips.
Akshansh C. - May 28, 2019
smart fortwo 2014
This car has been such a huge blessing to my visit in San Diego!! I am beyond thankful and surprised by the service, contact and flexibility of Vlad! With my strongest recommendation- I hope you will consider renting this car! Wow - thank you!!
Åsa T. - June 8, 2019
Toyota Prius 2015
Great host, car was great. Very accommodating and responsive. Will rent again
David I. - June 10, 2019
Toyota Prius v 2012
Really nice and easy car to drive. So low on gas! Easy process from getting the car to dropping it back off. Joseph is a helpful, nice guy to rent from who takes really good care of the Prius! Definitely will rent again from him!
Cristina G. - June 25, 2019
Honda Accord 2011
Wonderful experience with an awesome host. Everything was so convenient and the car was great. Being able to rent the car made the summer so much easier. Great communication and very highly recommend!!
Jamie M. - June 30, 2019
smart fortwo 2014
Perfect experience with Vlad! He was super quick to respond and easily reachable for any questions. Car was great and it was a very easy pick up/drop off process. I would definitely rent from Vlad again! Thank you!
Jenny L. - July 7, 2019
smart fortwo 2014
He is a great guy and he's cars are great too.
Tauheedah B. - July 9, 2019
smart fortwo 2014
The car looks small on the outside but it’s quite spacious on the inside. I’d definitely rent again.
Ashanti H. - July 15, 2019
smart fortwo 2015
I absolutely love renting from Vlad. He is so on top of communication. Service, impeccability, and just an enjoyable guy to deal with. Renting cars from Vlad is my go to whenever I’m in town which is often.
Linda G. - July 28, 2018
smart fortwo 2014
Our second time renting from vlad and it’s always a great experience! This little smart car was so cool to ride in. Once again, 2 thumbs up and 5 stars for Vlad and his cars!
Austin T. - March 21, 2019
Ford Mustang 2018
I had a great experience renting Vlad’s mustang. The car is great and it was very easy to extend my trip. Definitely would recommend!
Andrew H. - March 19, 2019
Chevrolet Corvette 2017
This was truly a great experience and I’m very glad u decided to do it! Rent this car if you want to have a great time and drive one of the fastest cars on the road today! Dave and Ivan were nothing short of superb to deal with and they truly made this a very easy and enjoyable experience. I will try to do this and rent this beast again! While driving you feel like it’s a fighter jet because it is so powerful and has all the bells and whistles! Take the top off and blare your music on the amazing Bose sound system. Truly an amazing experience! Thanks again!!!
Benjamin O. - September 30, 2018
Hyundai Elantra 2017
Vlad helped me out with a last minute request and we very accommodating. I enjoyed our trip and didn’t have to worry. Definitely recommend to others
Va’Shajn P. - June 14, 2019
Hyundai Elantra 2017
Always the best! Thank you Vlad!
Anthony A. - June 24, 2019
Hyundai Sonata 2017
Vlad is a great host! I recieved the car super clean and all set! He is flexible simply amazing! Highly recommended
Bilal H. - June 25, 2019
Ford Mustang 2018
Awesome!!!Nice price,nice car!! Very comfortable and perfect for an adventure!!
Olga B. - May 25, 2019
Ford Mustang 2018
Drive was fun smooth enjoyable and first time driving a Ford mustang and will highly recommend driving / renting again
Devonte B. - June 6, 2019
Hyundai Elantra 2019
Nice car for great price. Easy, fast, and reliable
Lucas S. - June 1, 2019
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2010
It was a last minute emergency and I needed a reliable car, and the car was beautiful and the owner was very professional thanks Mike
Victoria S. - July 12, 2019
smart fortwo 2014
Would gladly rent from Vlad again, he was an excellent host
Maxwell C. - July 4, 2019
Ford Mustang 2018
Vlad was very accommodating and easy to communicate with. The car was immaculate and a blast to drive!
Manny A. - July 6, 2019
Honda Accord 2011
Good car! Comfortable fuel efficient and reliable
Max M. - July 6, 2019
Honda Accord 2011
Very clean car. The owner made it very easy for me to schedule a pick up and drop off time.
Daniel O. - July 10, 2019
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2007
Really great and easy communication with this car owner! Thanks again!!!
Nathalie G. - June 27, 2019
Ford Flex 2013
School Trip with Students to AZ
Charles A. - June 30, 2019
Volkswagen Passat 2017
Best ever!! Thanks again vlad :)
SNEHAPIRIYA T. - July 13, 2019
Ford Mustang 2018
Perfect ride for socal! Great dealing with vlad!
Dallas S. - July 16, 2019
Ford Mustang 2018
Vlad was awesome as always. Will definetly rent from him again
Alexandra M. - July 1, 2019
Toyota Camry 2014
Awesome communication! Very professional. Will rent again if I ever find the need to use Turo!
Jacob M. - June 29, 2019
Chevrolet Corvette 2017
Couldn't have gone more smoothly. Dave and his son were responsive, punctual and friendly! The car is amazing and drives like a dream. My husband had a great birthday weekend. Thank you, guys!
Derik H. - July 1, 2019
Volkswagen Passat 2017
Vlad was awesome. Very quick on responding to any concerns or questions you may have about the trip or car. I had booked a mustang from Vlad but a week before, someone totaled it. He recommended the Passat R-line. It was a fast, clean, luxurious car. I’m in the market of buying a new car and I think I may have found what I’ve been looking for. Overall, great service from Vlad. Will be renting from him again
Harnek C. - April 8, 2018
Hyundai Elantra 2017
OMG I absolutely enjoyed this rental from Vlad. I drove the Elantra. Had to extend my trip 2x and Vlad was super cool about it. Vlad was super helpful in answering any questions I had. He is great guy to work with and I would definitely work with him in the future.
Karina R. - April 9, 2018
Toyota Prius 2015
Vlad was very easy to communicate with, someone even hit my rental car overnight while it was parked and didn’t leave a note or contact me and he was super understanding about it. Would definitely recommend!!
Nelson W. - May 5, 2018
Toyota Camry 2014
Great great great, rent this mans cars.
David B. - June 9, 2018
Jordan A
Ford Mustang 2018
Vlad was super easy to work with and always replied really quickly. I would definitely suggest renting one of his cars!
Jordan A F. - July 2, 2018
smart fortwo 2014
Once again Vlad saved the day. Every rental company in north county was sold out and I remembered how great Vlad had been in the past so I called and he rescued me from being without a car: impeccable service and honest, reliable communication. Vlad epitomizes a great host. Thanks again
Barrett S. - June 29, 2018
Toyota Camry 2014
Vlad was on point and very accommodating just as he always is. I can’t begin to rate him high enough for 5 stars is not nearly enough!!! Not only is he always on time, cars are always immaculate, AND he works with you on last minute extensions. I don’t rent from anyone else!
Rachel H. - July 8, 2018
Volkswagen Passat 2017
I rented car second time from Vlad. I enjoy his professionalism, his flexibility, and personality. Thank you for wonderful rental car service.
Larisa S. - July 10, 2018
smart fortwo 2015
I love renting from Vlad, it’s an absolute pleasure. Cars are always impeccably clean, he is super responsive in regards to communication And always easy and delightful to interact with..
Linda G. - July 7, 2018
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2007
Awesome host, awesome car. Took the time to help me set up what was semi confusing Bluetooth. Wish the car was cheaper because I would rent it more often!
Manasseh R. - July 26, 2018
Hyundai Sonata 2017
Rental was great! Vlad was super helpful and flexible with everything. Car was everything the description had mentioned. Everything was perfect!
Gavini K. - August 10, 2018