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4.9
Vidas J. All-Star Host
691 trips Joined Aug 2014
Typically responds within 1 minute

Recent reviews

As easy as it gets. Everything was great. Love the convenience of Turo. Way better service than a rental car company.
John - October 7, 2019
Vidas was great to work with, he responded to all my inquiries almost instantly. The pickup and return was so easy and convenient. We saved nearly $100 using Turo as opposed to a rental car company. Thanks again Vidas!
Diandra - August 11, 2019
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5.0
Island Rides .. All-Star Host
877 trips Joined Feb 2017
Typically responds in 4 minutes

Recent reviews

We loved using this car! He made pickup so simple by leaving the car in short term parking for us. Then return was even easier as we were able to conveniently just leave it for him. The car was clean, ran great, and we loved the excellent gas mileage. He was also super responsive to messages and sent nice and detailed information.
Carrie - October 5, 2019
Super convenient and Jaren was really accommodating. Will rent from him again when I'm in the area
Jessica - July 18, 2019

Average ratings in Charlotte County Airport (4.9 stars)

John
Volkswagen Passat 2016
As easy as it gets. Everything was great. Love the convenience of Turo. Way better service than a rental car company.
John M. - October 7, 2019
Edwin
Chevrolet Cruze 2018
Best car rental experience. Steve was awesome and communicated throughout pick up and return.
Edwin L. - May 17, 2019
Diandra
Volkswagen Passat 2016
Vidas was great to work with, he responded to all my inquiries almost instantly. The pickup and return was so easy and convenient. We saved nearly $100 using Turo as opposed to a rental car company. Thanks again Vidas!
Diandra N. - August 11, 2019
Joe
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2013
Great trip, great car. On time pick up and return from two different airports no problem. Friendly host. Skip the rental car lines, use Turo.
Joe M. - January 25, 2019
John
Ford C-Max Energi 2013
This was our first time using Turo and David was awesome! He met us at the airport both at pickup and drop off which was much smoother than any rental car agency. And the Ford C-Max was fun and so economical. We drove all week and only had to get gas on our way to the airport to drop it off. David stayed in touch with us and was friendly and knowledgeable. Overall, it was a great trip. Can’t wait to go back and rent his convertible!
John M. - August 5, 2019
Jared
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2013
Easiest car rental I’ve ever had. Car was extremely clean and fun to drive. Would definitely recommend.
Jared F. - March 11, 2019
Adam
Volkswagen Beetle 2013
The trip went well. The Beatle was a great car. Very clean, ran perfect. Vidas was great to work with during this trip. Very responsive and easy to work with.
Adam Q. - September 24, 2019
Nastassia
Volkswagen Beetle 2013
Vidas has a great vehicle here. Got me where I needed to go and back safely. Also very good at communicating. Answered any question I had within the hour. Would definitely recommend.
Nastassia P. - September 13, 2019
Christine
Volkswagen Jetta 2012
Vidas made renting a vehicle easy and convenient!
Christine P. - September 29, 2019
Don
Volkswagen Jetta 2012
First Timers and Pleasantly Surprised at the Ease of Service and Hospitality. Great Job
Don B. - October 7, 2019
Carrie
Toyota Prius 2007
We loved using this car! He made pickup so simple by leaving the car in short term parking for us. Then return was even easier as we were able to conveniently just leave it for him. The car was clean, ran great, and we loved the excellent gas mileage. He was also super responsive to messages and sent nice and detailed information.
Carrie B. - October 5, 2019
Justin
Nissan 370Z 2013
Great communication and very easy to work with. Car ran great and was fun to drive. Would definitely work with Dan on any future rental needs.
Justin W. - November 14, 2018
Ryan
Volkswagen Passat 2013
Great rental. Vidas was clear with directions and the car was clean and functional. Thank you for a great first experience with Turo. I'll return.
Ryan L. - January 28, 2019
Kendra
Toyota Corolla 2016
Renting a car from Jessica was great! She’s very good at communicating before and during the rental! Would definitely rent from Jessica again!
Kendra B. - December 31, 2018
Edwin
Ford Crown Victoria 2007
Stumbled onto Turo when dealing with exorbitant car rental prices for Punta Gorda Airport. I was not familiar with this service and a bit hesitant to utilize it until I read Vidas's reviews. His Crown Victoria fit my needs so I gave it a shot. Everything he explained to me and delivered was true. He responded immediately each time I reached out to him. He said it would be easy and seamless and he was true to his word. So much easier than renting a car from the usual suspects. Much better service. I really can't say enough as to how enjoyable Vidas resolved our transportation needs as well as my intro to Turo. I would certainly utilize Vidas's services again. And Turo's as well. But in my opinion Vidas has set the bar for what a Turo rental operator should offer and be. Vidas deserves ten stars!
Edwin S. - June 6, 2019
Erin
Volkswagen Beetle 2013
This was my first Turo experience and it couldn’t have been better! Vidas was fast to respond to any questions I had while preparing for my trip and then during the time of my rental, via text or the app. The vehicle he provided was well kept and hassle free. I was excited when booking this rental to know we’d have a resident beach pass for the Sanibel Island beaches... I now can’t imagine my trip without that access. It was a MAJOR BONUS!! Thank you Vidas for being an exceptional host. I hope to find you again in the future!
Erin H. - May 11, 2019
Belinda
Volkswagen Passat 2016
Wish I would have know about turo before. Renting from some of the national company' Has been crazy. This was a piece of cake. Can not say enough of how easy the rental was. Thanks
Belinda G. - November 2, 2018
Emilee
Ford Crown Victoria 2007
We had an excellent experience with vidas and his Ford Crown Victoria. The car was spacious and just as described. It was waiting for us more steps from the exit of the PGD airport, front row in the parking lot. Loved the convenience of the beach parking pass. Vidas was great in staying in communication and explaining the pickup/return process as this was my first time using Turo. Next time I travel to the area I will definitely utilize a vehicle of Vidas' and reccomend hom to anyone looking for smooth experience.
Emilee A. - July 1, 2019
Dave
Volkswagen Passat 2013
Easier to rent from Turo than a rental company. Great car that was well maintained and fun to drive with no hassles. The owner made it super easy for pickup and left me money in the cup holder to pay the short term parking fee. They get a Gold Star!!!
Dave L. - December 15, 2018
Jordan
Volkswagen Jetta 2012
Rented Vidas' Jetta while in Florida Dec 14-19. Super convenient pick up of vehicle at the start of the trip and drop off at the end. Much better than renting through corporate rental company. Vidas was available and easy to communicate with leading up to and during the trip.
Jordan V. - December 20, 2018
Casey
Chrysler 300 2008
Vida was an excellent host! The vehicle was great and he was super accommodating even when we had to make last minute changes. Drop off and pick up was easier than going to a rental car company, no joke! Oh and the value was far superior. We will definitely be in contact with Vida on our next visit!
Casey B. - March 15, 2019
Tom
Toyota Prius 2011
I greatly enjoyed my rental of Inspiro's 2011 Toyota Prius. The car was immaculate and in good working order, and was easy to drive. I used it to attend a series of cycling events in Florida. I highly recommend John's Inspiro Auto's service to others.
Tom C. - December 2, 2018
Carter
MINI Cooper Clubman 2012
First Turo experience and I have to say it was fantastic! They replied quickly anytime I had a question and were very transparent about the entire process! Book your next Turo with UP SHIFT!
Carter F. - July 30, 2019
Tracy
Ford Mustang 2015
Thank you! We loved our mustang!
Tracy S. - August 5, 2019
Clarence
Kia Stinger 2018
Things went well. Pickup and return very well. Car was a fun ride.
Clarence A. - August 7, 2019
Jessica
Toyota Corolla 2014
Super convenient and Jaren was really accommodating. Will rent from him again when I'm in the area
Jessica S. - July 18, 2019
Jeremy
BMW 4 Series 2018
WOW the car was amazing and so was brain cant thank you enough for the amazing weekend
Jeremy C. - July 22, 2019
Kari
BMW 4 Series 2018
Brian and his car were fantastic! Pick up and drop off were convenient and communication was perfect. We enjoyed sporting around with the top down during our beach vacation! I definitely would recommend booking with Brian!
Kari N. - July 18, 2019
Meredith
Toyota Prius Prime 2017
Jaren was perfect to rent from! He was a true professional and the car was in prime condition! Would recommend and will definitely be coming back!
Meredith H. - July 16, 2019
Bob
Toyota Prius 2012
Everting went according to plan. The car was very clean.
Bob E. - August 14, 2019
Lisa
Ford Crown Victoria 2007
Everything was excellent. Great communication
Lisa T. - August 15, 2019
Tyson
Toyota Prius Prime 2017
Everything went great! It was our first time using Turo, and Jaren made the experience seamless. You won’t be disappointed!
Tyson M. - August 25, 2019
Barbara
BMW 3 Series 2011
Great 1st time experience with Turo!
Barbara R. - August 10, 2019
Catherine
MINI Cooper Clubman 2012
Very friendly and quite professional too! The car was a blast to drive and I cannot say enough how easy the process was. So convenient! Thank you Up-Shift team!!
Catherine K. - August 17, 2019
Todd
MINI Convertible 2019
The Mini Cooper was a fun ride with the top down cruising the gulf coast
Todd S. - September 9, 2019
Darwin
Toyota Corolla 2014
Jaren is a great host to rent from. You won’t be disappointed.
Darwin T. - August 26, 2019
Kayleen
Ford C-Max Energi 2013
Absolutely everything about our first rental with Turo was awesome. David was basically just a wonderful human. From the moment we rented he started communicating. His responses were thorough and quick. He truly went out of his way to make sure everything about our trip was exactly as we expected. I had no questions about what David expected from me either. He made tolls easy. He made fueling up easy. His car was spotless when we took receipt of it. I felt bad about returning it with some sand- because we were at the beach everyday. David kindly assured me that it was exactly as expected knowing we would be at the beach. He was a super easy going guy. Someone I would have loved to have a beer with! (Maybe next time!) I will definitely rent from David again. Thanks for everything.
Kayleen C. - July 9, 2019
Mark
MINI Cooper Clubman 2012
I have not been excited about the rental process, as well as their “surge pricing.” I saw a banner ad for Turo and decided to take a leap of faith and try it out. The app is awesome and the Upshift Team I had the pleasure to work with, quickly put my concerns aside. Instant responses to my questions, and a streamlined process, along with their positivity made a believer out of me. I loved the Mini Cooper, along with the setup. I will absolutely welcome the opportunity to work with them again, and endorse their using this unsolicited testimonial on any social media platform of their choosing. They exceeded my expectations!!!!
Mark W. - December 30, 2018
Mike
Volkswagen Jetta 2012
Vidas made this so easy and convenient. The car was waiting for us in the parking lot when we arrived, and the handoff was quick and easy. Car was clean, full of gas, and drove just fine. Vidas answered all questions before, during, and after very quickly. Here is the best part. We left a photo behind in the car of our 3-year-old Grandson feeding a giraffe at the Naples Zoo. Vidas contacted us before we noticed we forgot it. I offered to pay for the postage for him to send it to us in Iowa, but he insisted it was no big deal and would pay for it out of his pocket. If this had been a rental car place, they would not have reached out to us, and we would never have gotten our picture back. It was nice to do business with a man of integrity. Thanks again Vidas and we look forward to doing business with you again on our next trip to Cape Coral.
Mike J. - June 3, 2019
Rebekah
BMW 4 Series 2018
This was my first time using Turo and I’m very pleased with my experience. Brian contacted me right away . I felt comfortable knowing my car would be at the airport when we landed and he even picked car up from our house at the end of the day.They’re extremely friendly and professional to speak with. I would highly recommend booking with them. Clean sporty car
Rebekah S. - May 24, 2019
jo
Volkswagen Jetta 2019
Vidas jetta was amazing, clean, comfortable and a new car!! Vidas was excellent with communication, car was right at the Punta Gorda airport, ready for us. My husband and I highly recommend Vidas and the jetta! Thank you Vidas for a smooth vacation using your awesome car! I rate you 5 Stars!! don and joanne from Michigan
Jo J. - May 6, 2019
Bruce
Toyota Yaris 2017
Jaren was easy to work with and communication was there when needed. Our flight was delayed and we needed to extend our trip an hour at the last minute and he approved instantly. Easy drop off and pick up instructions from Punta Gorda airport.
Bruce T. - July 1, 2019
John
Volkswagen Passat 2016
Renting Vidas’ Passat was a great experience. He was communicative from the start and was able to provide 2 child’s seats which made flying much simpler. Pick up and drop off were super quick and easy at Punta Gorda Airport.
John K. - May 24, 2018
Josiah
Ford Fusion 2013
Gene dropped the car off for us at the airport. He was very easy to communicate with. The car was very clean and in great condition. No problems. Definitely recommend!
Josiah B. - June 11, 2018
Madeline
Ford C-Max Energi 2013
David was an amazingly gracious host and went above and beyond to ensure that our trip went without a hitch. When our flight was delayed due to weather, David was flexible and patient and ensured we had no problem meeting up with him at the airport. The car was immaculate and got great gas mileage, couldn't have asked for a better trip!
Madeline W. - August 7, 2018
Derek
Volkswagen Passat 2016
Vidas is a very clear communicator. He left the car at the airport in an easy to find location and gave us accurate directions via text. All pre-existing dings and scratches were accurately disclosed beforehand.
Derek K. - February 18, 2019
Dale
Toyota Prius 2008
This was our first time using Turo and it was very easy and convenient. You didn’t have to wait in line at the airport for two hours to get your car. I would definitely use this again. Jaren was a very good person to work with!
Dale G. - March 2, 2019
Julie
Toyota Prius 2007
Pick up and drop off were so easy at the airport. The car was what we expected, and Jaren was quick to answer any questions we had.
Julie W. - March 1, 2019
Stefen
Toyota Corolla 2014
Jaren made it very easy to pick up and drop off the car in the airport. I highly recommend him to others
Stefen L. - March 25, 2019
Alice
Toyota Corolla 2014
First time using this app and Karen made it very easy and convenient with my flights. He provided a clean car seat it was handy not to travel with one.
Alice P. - April 19, 2019
Derrick
Toyota Corolla 2014
Vehicle was waiting for us in airport parking lot upon arrival. Was very clean and drove very nicely. Jaren was very helpful with communication and overall a great first experience with Turo!
Derrick H. - September 23, 2018
Stanley H
Ford Crown Victoria 2007
Car was what we needed; plenty of trunk capacity for suitcases and backseat passenger room. Gas mileage (17 mpg) also what was expected considering size and type of vehicle. Didn't put that many miles on it, anyway. Missed not having a fob to unlock doors and cruise control. Price was right for us. Vidas was great to work with; very convenient pick-up and drop-off at airport. Too bad sirens weren't operational; could have had a lot fun!!
Stanley H S. - February 14, 2019
Jacob
Volkswagen Jetta 2012
Great to be able to pick up the car at the airport and drop it off there as well. Good communication and affordable pricing on the car we got. Thanks!
Jacob T. - February 17, 2019
Anna
Toyota Yaris 2017
Jaren made the whole process so easy. Car was clean and drove nicely! Would book with again!
Anna D. - May 21, 2019
Richard
Volkswagen Jetta 2012
First time using Turo. Pretty great experience. Nice clean vehicle will definitely do it again.
Richard B. - June 12, 2019
Melissa
Chrysler 300 2008
Small glitch with car but Vidas addressed quickly and professionally l! Very pleasant and positive to work with.
Melissa H. - June 24, 2019
Jennifer
Toyota Yaris 2017
Clean car, great communication and details.
Jennifer M. - June 24, 2019
Lauren
Volkswagen Passat 2016
I had multiple schedule issues that Vidas accomodated wonderfully. The passat was clean , drove well, and was surprisingly spacious! Couldn't have asked for better!
Lauren G. - April 22, 2019
Craig
Toyota Yaris 2017
Perfect car for my needs. Jaren did a great job of communicating with me. This was my first Turo experience, so took a little getting used to the procedure. Next time I use Turo I’ll somewhat know what to expect.
Craig C. - April 25, 2019
Antonio
Kia Stinger 2018
Working with Vidas was easy peasy! He was quick to respond and pick-up and drop off was smooth. The car was also a nice ride and very very clean. I would totally reccomend!! Thanks Vidas!
Antonio C. - April 27, 2019
JOHN
Toyota Yaris 2017
Easy to rent. Easy pickup and return. Professional an Good communication. Will rent from jaren again when in the area.
JOHN K. - May 29, 2019
Lance
MINI Cooper Clubman 2012
It was a great car extremely comfortable seats and easy to find a place to park
Lance E. - May 20, 2019
James
Volkswagen Jetta 2019
Vidas is top notch! Great communicator with a very nice car. It was exactly what we were looking for. Thanks Vidas!
James V. - May 8, 2019
Ian
Volkswagen Jetta 2012
Vidas was amazing! Pick up and return were simple and the car was exactly what was advertised!
Ian S. - May 12, 2019
Molly
Nissan Altima 2012
I had a very positive experience with Ian and his Nissan Altima The car was clean and pickup and return were a breeze Throughout the process Ian communicated frequently and was excellent with details and instructions I would definitely use Turo and Ian again and highly recommend him
Molly D. - May 1, 2019
Kerri
Volkswagen Passat 2013
Vidas was very responsive! This was our first trip using Turo and I’m happy to say it was a great experience. I would definitely deal with Vidas again!
Kerri B. - May 16, 2019
Larry
Volkswagen Passat 2013
Vidas was a terrific car owner that communicates very well with his customers unfortunately we had a slight battery issue that he went out of his way to help us out! The Passat was clean well taken care of and great transportation We look forward to using Vidas and his vehicles in the near future! Thank you Vidas!!!
Larry G. - May 8, 2019
Candace
Toyota Prius 2007
Everything went smoothly. Jaren was easy to work with. I will rent from Jaren again on our next trip. Thank you Jaren and family!
Candace J. - June 9, 2019
Eve
Kia Stinger 2018
Vidas was very responsive and pick up and drop off were very easy. The Stinger has been well taken care of and was a great car.
Eve J. - June 9, 2019
Johanna
Volkswagen Beetle 2013
Would highly recommend! 1st time we ever used Turo.. Vidas was an awesome considerate host
Johanna M. - June 3, 2019
stephen
Ford Crown Victoria 2007
Perfect car for three tall people. We’ll be back.
Stephen S. - May 18, 2019
Korey
Volkswagen Jetta 2012
Incredible service and friendliness! Honest and a great rate! I would recommend Vidas to everyone!!
Korey J. - May 20, 2019
Ashley
Toyota Corolla 2014
this was my first time using it and this was the BEST first experience! Jaren was helpful and very easy to communicate with! This car got great gas mileage and drove very smoothly. I would definitely recommend this car if you’re looking for something affordable for your stay. We will be booking with him again in the near future!
Ashley G. - July 3, 2019
Daniel
Ford C-Max Energi 2013
David was friendly and helpful. He was prompt and made things very easy for me, including a helpful explanation of some important features about the car.
Daniel H. - July 14, 2019
Kenneth
Honda Crosstour 2012
Good communication, timely, flexible, helpful. Nice car to drive. Good experience for a first time Turo user.
Kenneth T. - May 25, 2018
Michael
Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2013
Awesome dude made the trip so easy definitely happy
Michael B. - May 24, 2018
Courtni
BMW 3 Series 2012
Great service & sweet ride! Thank you for such great communication, especially since we were newbies to Turo!
Courtni B. - May 25, 2018
Kelly
Lexus ES 350 2017
Great experience!! Amjad is very courteous and professional! The car was very clean inside and out, can’t imagine a better outcome. I will definitely work with Amjad in the future.
Kelly D. - April 25, 2018
Betsy
Lexus IS 350 C 2011
Such a fun car, clean and drove great! Pickup and drop off was prompt and super convenient. I will rent again and recommend you do as well, so much better then places like enterprise and rent a car!
Betsy A. - May 16, 2018
Theodore
Ford C-Max Energi 2013
As easy, convenient and friendly as an experience could have been. Thanks David!
Theodore T. - October 12, 2018
Jason
BMW 3 Series 2011
Excellent service and great people
Jason C. - June 10, 2018
Daniel
Toyota Corolla 2018
Brand new car with all the bells and whistles. Very clean. Strong air conditioning which was needed!
Daniel M. - June 9, 2018
Kyenjyebyek
Toyota Yaris 2017
Jaren was my first Turo rentee and it was great experience. Jaren responds promptly within 1-2 mins and gave us convenient pickup and return locations. Made our vacation super.
Kyenjyebyek M. - June 29, 2018
vidas
Ford Fusion 2013
Very nice car, easy pick up and drop off, thanks, Gene!
Vidas J. - June 17, 2018
Rebecca
BMW 3 Series 2012
Powell’s car was fantastic, just as his responsiveness!! We definitely enjoyed exploring the area with the top down. Thanks for making the trip even more enjoyable!
Rebecca H. - June 16, 2018
Chris
Kia Stinger 2018
Great experience...I hope every Turo experience if mine in the future is as great as this one with Vidas!
Chris S. - June 18, 2018
Joe
Chevrolet Malibu 2011
Car performed very well. The drop off and pick up process was extremely easy/convenient. No complaints.
Joe G. - July 10, 2018
David
Porsche Boxster 2009
We had a great trip. It added a lot of fun to our beach vacation. Drop off and pick up was very easy and convenient. John was very flexible and easy to work with. The Porsche was amazing. You can’t beat driving in SW Florida in a convertible Porsche.
David M. - July 15, 2018
Megan
Nissan Altima 2013
This was a great car, Cynthia and her husband were kind and courteous. The car drove great and we had a great time in it getting around southern Florida!!!!
Megan K. - August 17, 2018
Tonya
Volkswagen Passat 2016
Great experience! Will def contact Vidas for our next trip to the area!
Tonya O. - August 31, 2018