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

Recent reviews

Great car, great process of drop off and pickup! Much more convenient than an airport rental!
Mark - November 14, 2019
Nice car picked up easily from Punta Gorda Airport. Easy process. Good communication from Vidas.
gkittelson1 - January 21, 2020
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4.9
Island Rides .. All-Star Host
1,213 trips Joined Feb 2017
Typically responds in 9 minutes

Recent reviews

First time using Turo and Island Rides was great to work with. Car had a tiny back seat, so 3 was a tight fit, but it was fun to drive.
Sarah - December 31, 2019
Excellent cars and easy pick up. This is my second time renting from Island Rides, and they're great!
Andrea - January 20, 2020

Average ratings in Charlotte County Airport (4.9 stars)

Mark
Volkswagen Passat 2016
Great car, great process of drop off and pickup! Much more convenient than an airport rental!
Mark W. - November 14, 2019
Lisa
Dodge Challenger 2015
This was our first Turo experience and we are 100% hooked! Filip made everything so easy! The car was amazing, he was friendly and helpful, and the whole process was way more efficient than any rental agency we’ve ever used! Filip is a great host and we will seek him out in the future!!
Lisa J. - December 28, 2019
Mike
Toyota Prius Prime 2017
Everything went great. Easy pickup and return. (Punta Gorda airport was no problem). Car was very nice. Fun to drive and got nearly 50 mpg. Would definitely rent again from Island Rides.
Mike H. - December 28, 2019
Michele
Toyota Corolla 2019
Excellent experience. Great service, communication and accommodation by delivering the car to the airport and allowing airport drop off. Highly recommend. Thanks.
Michele M. - January 2, 2020
Michelle
Chevrolet Cruze 2018
The car we rented from Steve was excellent. It was clean, had power, sunroof and was economical on gas. But the two best features were the super navigation system and the wifi. It meant we Canadians didn’t need to get a cell plan while down here. Simply used the car wifi when we wanted to google or use iMessage while on the road or at the beach. It Was awesome! Steve was great to communicate with. He answered in a timely fashion and was to the point. Steve dropped the car off at the airport for us so we were ready to go. Car was clean and in excellent shape. Hugely recommend his services. Thanks Steve.
Michelle V. - January 3, 2020
gkittelson1
Volkswagen Jetta 2019
Nice car picked up easily from Punta Gorda Airport. Easy process. Good communication from Vidas.
Gkittelson1 .. - January 21, 2020
Edwin
Chevrolet Cruze 2018
Best car rental experience. Steve was awesome and communicated throughout pick up and return.
Edwin L. - May 17, 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
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
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
Sarah
Ford Mustang 2010
First time using Turo and Island Rides was great to work with. Car had a tiny back seat, so 3 was a tight fit, but it was fun to drive.
Sarah H. - December 31, 2019
Katelyn
Toyota Prius 2007
Great gas mileage, answered all our questions about the car, and a good price too!
Katelyn K. - December 28, 2019
Gregory
MINI Convertible 2019
Great little car! Had a blast! Service and communication was top notch! First time using Turo. Definitely use it again!
Gregory B. - January 13, 2020
Tori
Volkswagen Beetle 2013
Vidas was easy to get a hold of and excellent with overall communication. The car was very clean and had a fool-proof pick up/drop off process. Would definitely recommend and rent again!
Tori V. - January 9, 2020
Cameron
Volkswagen Jetta 2019
Everything went better than expected. Vidas is very easy to deal with and the Car was great. Got great gas mileage and I had the easiest pick-up and return. Will be glad to go through Vidas again in the future!
Cameron M. - January 10, 2020
Robert
Chrysler 300 2008
Awesome ride, I'd like this one every time I have to rent a vehicle. Vidas was great to deal with.
Robert C. - January 19, 2020
Andrea
Ford Mustang 2010
Excellent cars and easy pick up. This is my second time renting from Island Rides, and they're great!
Andrea C. - January 20, 2020
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
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
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
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
Kristian
Audi A4 2007
Jaren and Island Rentals were amazing!! The car was awesome and Jaren’s communication and flexibility with some unexpected changes in my plans were a huge bonus. The self check-in and check-out option was also really easy and convenient. It doesn’t hurt that the Ft. Myers airport is a really great place to fly in and out of. I highly recommend Island Rentals!
Kristian W. - December 16, 2019
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
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
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
Joe
Volkswagen Jetta 2019
this was our first experience turo. vidas was awesome! CSR was there when he said it would be. Return was seamless. great experience
Joe M. - December 1, 2019
Alan
Chrysler 300 2008
Everything went smoothly. Being a first time user was unsure how it all worked but instructions were great and easy to use. Would definitely use again. Thank You.
Alan A. - November 27, 2019
Manish
Toyota Corolla 2014
Very convenient pickup and return. Perfect communication from island rides team. Good maintenance and serviced cars. SunPass included is a good feature
Manish S. - November 29, 2019
Zachariah
Toyota Yaris 2017
Very clean and super easy pick up and drop off! Definitely going to use them again in the future!
Zachariah B. - December 20, 2019
shannon
Volkswagen Passat 2013
Very professional and responsive.
Shannon A. - November 14, 2019
Kelley
Saab 9-3 2009
David and this car are WONDERFUL! We had a blast driving this car around Punta Gorda and Ft Myers! Highly recommend!!
Kelley R. - December 8, 2019
Jeffrey John
Ford Mustang 2010
Thanks Jaren and Island Rides! Great communicators, great instructions for pick up and drop off. The Mustang was awesome and had a lot of fun driving it over Southwest FL. 5-stars easy 😎 Thanks again - Jeff
Jeffrey John W. - December 9, 2019
King
Kia Stinger 2018
Great communication! Great car! I will seek out Vidas for a vehicle next time I’m in town.
King K. - December 15, 2019
James
Volkswagen Passat 2013
Vidas was great to work with! So easy, great car
James J. - November 25, 2019
Brian
MINI Cooper Clubman 2012
the pickup and drop off went very smooth. Thanks!
Brian P. - December 17, 2019
Ali
Toyota Corolla 2014
Pick up and return was easy. Car was clean and great for what we needed it for! Communication was quick and painless. Would use Turo again! Thanks.
Ali L. - December 2, 2019
Joshua
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2015
Everything was awesome! Great car great experience
Joshua V. - November 28, 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Darwin
Toyota Corolla 2014
Jaren is a great host to rent from. You won’t be disappointed.
Darwin T. - August 26, 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
Christine
Volkswagen Jetta 2012
Vidas made renting a vehicle easy and convenient!
Christine P. - September 29, 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
Don
Volkswagen Jetta 2012
First Timers and Pleasantly Surprised at the Ease of Service and Hospitality. Great Job
Don B. - October 7, 2019
Brad
Toyota Yaris 2017
Great Experience. Very easy and car was in good working order.
Brad N. - October 15, 2019
Tyson
Toyota Prius Prime 2017
2nd time using Island Rides. Very accommodating, and will use again in the future when we are back in the area!
Tyson M. - October 15, 2019
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
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
Nicholas
Chrysler 300 2008
Very easy to work with. Pick up and drop off were very simple.
Nicholas W. - October 23, 2019
Todd
Toyota Prius 2012
Wow! Front row parking 20 steps from baggage claim; cleanest car ever; and great communication.
Todd O. - October 16, 2019
Sarah
MINI Convertible 2019
Had a great time! Fun little classy car.
Sarah S. - October 16, 2019
Kevin
Volkswagen Jetta 2012
Great communication and vehicle as described. Rides nice and clean. Very much appreciated
Kevin R. - October 20, 2019
Brian
Volkswagen Passat 2016
Repeat customers with Vidas. Great vehicle, and communication. He is a true Pro!
Brian S. - October 19, 2019
Tony
Volkswagen Beetle 2013
The Sanibel beach parking permit provided added value!
Tony C. - October 21, 2019
Dallas and Beth
Volkswagen Passat 2013
First time on Turo. We aren’t huge travelers and really weren’t wanting to rent a car, but needed to on this vacation because we flew down to Florida. Vidas was amazing. Everything thing he said he fulfilled. He had great communication the whole trip too. And there was actually damage to the bumper that we didn’t notice happened and he was great to work with to get it taken care of. We feel horrible about the damage that happened when we had the car but he was honest and fair with us. And we would recommend him to anyone needing a car in the area. He made the pickup and drop off a breeze.
Dallas and Beth S. - October 19, 2019
Theodore
Ford C-Max Energi 2013
As easy, convenient and friendly as an experience could have been. Thanks David!
Theodore T. - October 12, 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
Danijel
BMW 3 Series 2012
Perfect car for the perfect little trip! Powell was amazing in every part. Very useful and helpful as well. He was accommodating and in touch when needed. Car is definitely cool in all parts from looks to crystal clear sound quality and surprisingly great on gas.
Danijel T. - September 3, 2018
Brandon
Volkswagen Jetta 2012
The car was waiting for me when I arrived. It was very clean and convenient. Great service!
Brandon S. - September 6, 2018
Aaron
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2014
Absolutely fantastic car and owner communication. Superb !
Aaron D. - August 1, 2018
Jessica
Toyota Corolla 2018
It was my first time using Turo and it was so easy and convenient! John was very kind and flexible and the Corolla was perfect for my trip. Will definitely use it again when I return for another visit!
Jessica S. - August 2, 2018
Jane
Volkswagen Jetta 2012
Vidas's was wonderful to work with. He made traveling with 2 small children very enjoyable.
Jane L. - October 31, 2018
Nicholas
Lexus ES 350 2011
3rd time with Geremy in the Ft. Myers area and again, it was a great experience. He is very accommodating and the car was perfect for our quick trip to Florida. Highly recommended and the first person I contact when I am planning travel to the area.
Nicholas W. - October 29, 2018