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Vlad B./>
5.0
Vlad B. All-Star Host
1,438 trips Joined Feb 2017
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Recent reviews

Vlad runs an incredible business. this was the best car rental experience i've ever had...PERIOD! best car, best customer service, best experience. i know who i'll be renting from everytime i'm in San Diego.
Ilan - January 2, 2019
Vlad made my first Turo experience a fantastic one! He was super communicative and made sure I got the car on time (even dropped it off the night before to ensure it despite scheduling conflicts)! The car was new and clean. The entire process Thank was smooth and extremely seamless. Thanks a ton, Vlad!
Paola - June 9, 2019

Average ratings in Encinitas (4.9 stars)

Joyous
Tesla Model 3 2018
William is incredible! This was truly hands-down the best car rental I have ever experienced. Highest quality communication, customer service and car. Will be sure to rent from you William for all my other San Diego car rental needs. Thank you!
Joyous H. - June 12, 2019
Ilan
Volkswagen Passat 2017
Vlad runs an incredible business. this was the best car rental experience i've ever had...PERIOD! best car, best customer service, best experience. i know who i'll be renting from everytime i'm in San Diego.
Ilan F. - January 2, 2019
Al
Tesla Model 3 2018
Had a great time for my day trip up to LA with his Tesla Model 3! Clean, quick, and safe - definitely a very different experience from a normal car. You should definitely book here if you wanted to try a Tesla.
Al C. - May 28, 2019
Deborah
Chevrolet Bolt EV 2017
Had a wonderful Turo experience renting from Mark. His car is an absolute dream to drive - it was my first 100% electric car and he walked me through how to use it and charge it. Please note that it does need to have enough time to charge (I didn’t realize that, and he was able to accommodate my travel plans so that I could catch a train). Easy pickup and fast communication, highly recommend this rental!! Thank you Mark and Aloha :)
Deborah H. - May 31, 2019
Austin
Jaguar F-TYPE 2016
Kindred was awesome! It was so easy and the Jag was unbelievable. The car was clean and had a full tank. I will absolutely rent from kindred again !
Austin B. - May 17, 2019
Matthew
Tesla Model 3 2018
The entire experience was perfect. The car is immaculate and so much fun to drive, even in stop and go LA traffic thanks to autopilot. Communication was great and pickup and drop off were effortless. Highly recommended and I will be renting again!
Matthew P. - May 19, 2019
Shaun
Tesla Model 3 2018
Another amazing rental from these guys. Highly recommend!
Shaun P. - May 24, 2019
Paola
Hyundai Elantra 2019
Vlad made my first Turo experience a fantastic one! He was super communicative and made sure I got the car on time (even dropped it off the night before to ensure it despite scheduling conflicts)! The car was new and clean. The entire process Thank was smooth and extremely seamless. Thanks a ton, Vlad!
Paola B. - June 9, 2019
James
Volkswagen Bus 1968
Dan was quick to respond and good on his word. He and the car arrived as planned and he hung out and moved the car for us as we needed it for our shoot. It was simple and easy!
James D. - June 2, 2019
Robert
Jaguar F-TYPE 2016
Rented this for a weekend drive up the coast and was very fun, gets a lot of compliments and has the most badass sound! Will hopefully rent again in the future.
Robert L. - May 20, 2019
Emilio Eduardo Jr
Tesla Model 3 2018
Car was absolutely PERFECT very easy pick up and super great communication. 10/10 recommend
Emilio Eduardo Jr G. - June 7, 2019
Brian
Tesla Model 3 2018
Car was clean and in great shape
Brian H. - May 29, 2019
Glenn
Tesla Model 3 2018
Easy to pickup and return. Fun car to drive
Glenn H. - June 10, 2019
John
BMW i3 2017
He was quick to respond. Just didn’t have the right 220 outlet to charge the car. If you use a normal 12v it takes like 24 hours to charge or longer
John D. - June 1, 2019
H
Tesla Model 3 2018
First time user and it was a great experience. Really enjoyed the car, the owner was great and answered all my questions, also replied pretty fast. The process was easy and enjoyable leaving all time available to enjoy the experience of driving this beautiful, fast, amazing machine!
H G. - June 13, 2019
Mike
Tesla Model 3 2018
Great car, easy pick up ... super clean and very easy to get to and drop off. Looking forward to renting from William much more in the future, what a great deal!
Mike H. - April 26, 2019
Timothy K
Hyundai Elantra 2018
Such a great host! Flexible and so nice!
Timothy K S. - May 17, 2019
Rafael
Tesla Model 3 2018
Max is a great and easy going host. The car was a blast to drive. Would rent from him again anytime. Pickup and drop off was a breeze.
Rafael C. - March 25, 2019
Emily
Hyundai Elantra 2018
Loved renting from vlad. The process was super easy and the car was in great shape and drove awesome all around town.
Emily A. - May 5, 2019
Kyle
Tesla Model 3 2018
I had a great experience renting this Tesla model 3! Such an awesome car. William communicated very well and made the drop off process very easy for me! Thanks guys
Kyle W. - May 13, 2019
stephen
smart fortwo 2015
Vlad was great. The car was great.
Stephen S. - March 20, 2019
Andrea
Chevrolet Bolt EV 2017
Mark is a great guy and it was fun to drive an electric car for the first time. Highly recommend!
Andrea P. - March 29, 2019
Mike
Tesla Model 3 2018
What an awesome experience, beautiful car, brand new! William was extremely easy to communicate with and very accommodating. Im looking forward to utilizing William and his beautiful Tesla again soon! Thanks guys really appreciate it!
Mike H. - April 4, 2019
Jack
Tesla Model 3 2018
Great experience! Very easy to pick up and very clean. William was professional and easy to coordinate the logistics with. I will be renting a Tesla from him every time I am in Southern California for business.
Jack F. - April 12, 2019
TJ
Tesla Model 3 2018
William's Tesla was clean and convenient. The car is absolutely amazing. I will definitely use this car again!
TJ F. - April 11, 2019
Isaias
Chevrolet Bolt EV 2017
Nice car, Mark is a great guy , very informative with the car. ⚠️ Do not use this car for long distances. Great around the city but bad on highway. Mark was patient & very understanding. I give him 5 stars! Chevy bolt 2 stars.
Isaias Z. - April 18, 2019
David
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2017
I live near the beach in Encinitas and this was a perfect car to tool around in for the weekend. It was super clean and really fun to drive. Mike responded promptly and it was VERY nice having him drop off and pick up the car.
David B. - January 17, 2019
Tyler
Tesla Model 3 2018
Max was very helpful and made the experience perfect. The car was clean and charged ready for my pick up. Max was great with communication, very punctual.
Tyler Z. - May 6, 2019
Jason
Jaguar F-TYPE 2016
Awesome host!! Very friendly and took the time to go over the car.
Jason J. - April 29, 2019
Cecily
Chevrolet Bolt EV 2017
Great car! If you’ve never driven electric, give yourself the gift of trying it! Just like a Tesla but without the stylish marketing.
Cecily R. - May 2, 2019
Todd
Kia Optima 2017
Flexible. Good communication. Would rent again.
Todd B. - May 8, 2019
Jason
Tesla Model 3 2018
Maxwell was excellent and gave us a mini tutorial on the many features of his Tesla. My wife and I had an amazing experience with his car. We were able to go on a road trip without any issues in regard to locating charging portals. The ride was smooth as expected. We will definitely rent from Maxwell again in the near future.
Jason H. - October 31, 2018
Eric
Hyundai Elantra 2018
Vlad made my rental process very easy. For an extra $40 he dropped the car off and picked it up, which was my main concern because I didn't have anyone to give me a ride to the car. Vlad was very kind and responded quickly to any of my messages. The car was very clean and worked great. I would recommend renting from Vlad!
Eric D. - October 22, 2018
John
Tesla Model 3 2018
What a cool car! Maxwell made the trip a breeze thanks!
John L. - December 21, 2018
John
Tesla Model 3 2018
Renting Maxwell's Tesla Model 3 was a fantastic experience. The Model 3 is a blast to drive, among my favorite driving experiences ever. When you drive a Tesla, it's hard to go back to 'legacy' combustion engine vehicles. Maxwell was easy to communicate with, his car was flawlessly clean, and drop off couldn't have been more seamless. I would note that Maxwell's Tesla does not have Enhanced Autopilot enabled.
John H. - January 2, 2019
scott
Tesla Model 3 2018
Super accommodating. Excellent vehicle. Couldn’t have been easier.
Scott B. - April 14, 2019
Daniel
Toyota Prius 2015
Very responsive, and helpful. Highly reccomend.
Daniel M. - March 30, 2019
Liberty
Chevrolet Bolt EV 2017
Mark made my rental experience a breeze.
Liberty W. - January 13, 2019
Zekeriyya
Tesla Model 3 2018
Maxwell was very helpful before and during the trip and the car was super clean and running great. Woukd definitely reconsider in the future and highly recommended to everyone who wants to experience Tesla.
Zekeriyya A. - February 4, 2019
William
Volkswagen Jetta 2012
I would rent this car or any car from Hiroko again.
William H. - January 20, 2019
Sadina
Hyundai Elantra 2017
Vlad was great, drop off was easy, car was excellent and he was super easy to communicate with. Would definitely rent from him again
Sadina M. - May 28, 2018
Irineo
Lexus LS 460 2009
I had a wonderful time all around with the owner and the vehicle. Couldnt be more pleased. They are easy to deal with and the car ran perfectly. And for the price it was a steal. I would definitely contact them again when I want a quality car to use.
Irineo P. - April 6, 2018
Brian
Maserati Ghibli 2015
Oscar was very helpful made pick up and drop off really easy he was on time and let me tell you the car was awesome made my fiancé’s day. I would definitely recommend it and I would rent with him again!
Brian M. - May 27, 2018
Ilan
smart fortwo 2015
It was amazing driver this car. And Vlad is great to rent from, too! Totally recommend :)
Ilan B. - January 23, 2018
angelique
Tesla Model 3 2018
Maxwell is terrific to work with and renting his car was an awesome experience! We’ll do it again!
Angelique C. - August 21, 2018
Carlos
Jaguar F-TYPE 2015
Eric was very helpful and accommodating. The car was great and he went above and beyond to make sure I was happy. I would definitely rent through Eric next time.
Carlos D. - September 15, 2018
Alvaro
Maserati Ghibli 2015
Aaron is extremely friendly and willing to help at all times. And the car was just was beyond my expectations. It’s in mint condition, perfect care, outstanding sound, it’s the best. Couldn’t have asked for more. Absolutely recommended!
Alvaro V. - October 22, 2018
Ali
Tesla Model 3 2018
Maxwell is a very nice guy and His Tesla is amazing! Will rent again...
Ali G. - February 18, 2019
Douglas
Chevrolet Bolt EV 2017
Enjoyed the car. Don’t miss out on Sport mode.... pick up Is fantastic Even juiced it up at the local grocery... to get the full experience.
Douglas L. - March 10, 2019
Jim
Volkswagen Golf SportWagen 2015
Caden is super easy to work. His car is clean and in great shape.
Jim G. - October 8, 2018
mitchell
Tesla Model S 2016
Albert was great about accepting my late reservation and time changes. The care was also awesome.
Mitchell B. - January 16, 2018
Kirstan
Volkswagen Passat 2016
Renting from Matthew was perfect! We'd highly recommend renting from him anytime.
Kirstan S. - January 13, 2018
Ilan
Toyota Camry 2013
Vlad was wonderful to rent from. Will rent again!
Ilan B. - January 15, 2018
Ilan
smart fortwo 2015
I've been renting from Vlad for many weeks now, and it's been awesome!
Ilan B. - February 21, 2018
Sebastian
Dodge Challenger 2016
Great first experience! Sara provided great customer service. Friendly and easy to speak with. Hassle free pick up and drop off. Not to mention a fun car to drive! Thank you, would repeat again.
Sebastian J. - February 21, 2018
Bridget
Dodge Challenger 2016
Sara was extremely helpful and made pick up and drop off easy. Great car!
Bridget A. - March 15, 2018
Evan
Maserati Ghibli 2015
Amazing car with a very nice owner
Evan H. - March 18, 2018
Shannon
Hyundai Elantra 2017
Vlad was awesome to coordinate with and - car was in great condition and clean. 5 Stars all around.
Shannon M. - July 21, 2018
Justin
smart fortwo 2014
Vlad was super easy to work with and plan pick up/drop off. His smart car is awesome and I’m sold to buy one now too.
Justin B. - July 18, 2018
Pruthvi
Tesla Model 3 2018
Max is great would gladly rent from him again!
Pruthvi C. - October 20, 2018
Aaron
Tesla Model 3 2018
Maxwell and his Tesla are great. Drive the future! Friendly, easy experience and an amazing ride.
Aaron T. - January 5, 2019
Eric
Chevrolet Bolt EV 2017
Mark makes it really easy. Bolt is a solid electric commuter and pays for itself! Super clean too.
Eric H. - February 1, 2019
John
Kia Forte 2018
Very helpful and knowledgeable.
John S. - January 18, 2019
Wesley
Nissan Versa Note 2015
Excellent service. Lance is a very nice person. Thank you!
Wesley O. - April 14, 2018
Cesar
Maserati Ghibli 2015
He was really respectful and the vehicle was wonderful.
Cesar V. - May 27, 2018
Yahya
Toyota Corolla 2017
Vlad is awesome man , he is very friendly and humble man. I would recommend to everyone
Yahya A. - February 18, 2018
Liberty
Dodge Challenger 2015
Thank you Omar! Wonderful experience. You really made the whole process super easy. You knocked it out of the ball park!
Liberty W. - June 22, 2018
lisa
Tesla Model S 2017
Zerbin was fast to return messages and had great communication. The Tesla was awesome, clean and charged. Great overall experience.
Lisa P. - December 13, 2018
Emelyn
Volkswagen Golf SportWagen 2015
Great experience! Highly recommend :)
Emelyn R. - November 8, 2018