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Jackie D. All-Star Host
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Jackie was a pleasure to deal with and her car was perfect. I highly recommend her.
Cameron - August 16, 2019
Jackie & Rigo took great care of us and were very willing to work w us around our schedule! Very satisfied and will certainly use Jackie & Turo next time I need a car!!
Theron - July 29, 2019

Average ratings in Santa Monica (4.9 stars)

Audi A6 2012
Wonderful car in pristine condition. Drove from Santa Monica to Newport Beach and back and it was efficient, comfortable and fun. The car is very affordably priced for such an awesome ride. Kairi was very easy to communicate with, punctual and the pickup & drop-off took less than five minutes each. I will definitely be renting this vehicle again. Best luxury vehicle deal off of Montana!
Tyler M. - October 1, 2018
Tesla Model 3 2018
Great car but note the pickup and drop off are in Santa Monica so be weary of traffic if you’re on the east side.
Norris K. - September 24, 2019
Ford Mustang 2017
Tatiany was lovely, the car was clean and drove great, and location super convenient for Santa Monica. Highly recommended.
Edwin W. - April 13, 2019
BMW 4 Series 2016
Rozina was wonderful and extremely helpful throughout the trip with pickup, extensions, etc. The car was perfect, too! I’ll rent from her again if I need a car in West LA/Santa Monica!
Ed L. - July 23, 2019
FIAT 500 2013
Rozina was excellent. We were staying in Santa Monica and she made it super easy with drop off and pick up. Amazing!!! Definitely rent from her
JoseAngel B. - May 27, 2018
Toyota Prius c 2014
The Prius is a dream to drive and the Santa Monica location makes it great to rent when flying into LAX.
Eric J. - December 23, 2018
Toyota Corolla 2017
Samuele’s car was perfect for us! We used it to drive from Santa Monica to Malibu for a wedding. Easy drop off and return!
Amanda C. - April 7, 2019
BMW 4 Series 2018
The car was very clean and the service was very prompt. Had all of my questions answered right away. Loved the car! The roof being tucked away was a treat to ride around Santa Monica beach area.
Genie M. - August 14, 2019
FIAT 500 2013
Loved the ease of drop off and pick up. Couldn’t have been easier. The car itself is super cute! Sunroof was the best driving out to Malibu from Santa Monica!!
Freddy R. - June 5, 2019
Hyundai Sonata 2008
Michal's Hyundai Sonata provided good value for a one day excursion. He made the process an easy self-service process with clear directions and easy access. He was friendly and quick to answer texts. The car was in good mechanical condition and had a comfortable, lived in feel. I would be happy to rent from him again if I am in Santa Monica.
Tom F. - April 28, 2018
FIAT 500 2013
Richard and Rozina have been super helpful. I’ve picked up the car in Santa Monica and was able to drop it of in Marina Del Rey. Which made my day!! I didn’t have to go back with the bus or any other transportation. The car is so cute and perfect for LA! Thank you!!! I will be renting again.
Bojana N. - May 9, 2018
BMW 3 Series 2018
Wow, the car was perfect, and a pleasure to drive. Robert was a great host and made everything so easy. Pickup in Santa Monica actually worked out perfect for our trip from Texas. The beach view was awesome and we grabbed breakfast close to the pier.
Stephen R. - February 18, 2019
Toyota Camry Solara 2007
I had a collection of appointments with clients throughout downtown Santa Monica and instead of ubering everywhere I decided to try Turo. I was late to pick up the car but Joyce was very accommodating. I got in, got out, and dropped off the car. It was all easy.
Randy G. - April 30, 2019
Nissan Versa 2008
The car we opted for was perfect for our travels around Santa Monica, the car was basic and simple to use. The pick up location was very accessible to us. The guys were extremely helpful with any questions and queries I had. 100% would recommend to a friend for the future
Becky B. - August 23, 2018
Porsche 911 2014
5⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ everything about this trip and car was flawless Pick up and drop off was an ease. It’s close to Santa Monica and the PCH. Also a plus was I was able to leave my car parked at the pick up location Easy communication and flexibility when it came down to pick up and drop off The car is phenomenal. A monster of the road I opened her up on the freeway and PCH, she didn’t disappoint. The engine just screaming behind you when you’re at full throttle. Car just drops and goes!! Handling like no other. Zipped in an out of laggers Hands down amazing car and I’d rent again
Johnny J. - April 9, 2019
Ford Mustang 2016
Perfect Mustang to take up the PCH with the top down and into the Santa Monica mountains for the day! Car was clean and fun to drive. I bought this very last minute (an hour beforehand) and not only was Rozina so flexible she was nice enough to offer suggestions and recommendations. First time Turo user here and Rozina set the bar high. I will definitely use Rozina again when I'm in need of a car and will refer all my friends. Don't think your trip today!
Jason M. - November 8, 2018
Lexus IS 350 C 2010
James was quick to reply to my messages, and the car made the whole trip! So much fun having a convertible to drive around sunny LA! Highly recommend James if you’re looking for a great deal on an awesome car rental! Thanks James!
EIleen M. - April 29, 2019
Porsche 718 Boxster 2018
Very nice car to drive in LA I recommend to deal with Euro luxury they are the best in renting cars in LA to, every time I come here I got car from them. Enjoy 😉
Hani R. - August 5, 2019
Porsche 718 Boxster 2017
Second time renting from Rozina - as always her communication is on point and very timely with the cars. I enjoyed the Porsche 718 Boxster!
Liban M. - September 16, 2019
BMW M-Series 2019
Where do I start... Shy is a great host! He is very kind, helpful, and caring. He truly wants you to have the best experience possible when renting a vehicle from him. He has a great selection of cars from your basic car rental to your fast weekend car. I rented the BMW M3 CS and it was unbelievable! The car drives amazing with perfect amount of power to keep you grinning to keep on going. I am so happy with my experience with Shy and this car that I have already planned on renting the car again! Thank you so much Shy!! You’re amazing
Cameron B. - June 24, 2019
Toyota Prius 2012
Allan was an amazing car host. His Prius was awesome to have for a couple weeks - super clean and well taken care of. Would absolutely rent from him again.
Kelly W. - September 17, 2019
Porsche 718 Boxster 2018
This was my first time renting with Turo and the Host made this a wonderful experience. Very flexible, professional and very kind! I will rent with the Host again in the future! Actually for all of my rentals!
Angela C. - September 21, 2019
Bentley Continental GTC 2012
Greatly recommended. Good host. Easy communication , clear instructions. Good car. Had a great time in LA. Will use Imtiaz cars again in future. Thank You
Martin R. - September 15, 2019
Kia Soul 2014
Great user friendly car. Clean and easy car. Lovely guys to deal with and no drama. Thank you Prince 🙏
Heidi M. - September 26, 2019
Ford Mustang 2017
Tatiany was really punctual and flexible. I could write her few minutes before, when I wantet to bring the car back in the late evening. She replied everytime within two minutes. The car is pretty cool and it was very clean. Totally recommend to rent her car!
Siriana C. - October 1, 2019
FIAT 500 2012
No problems, fun car to drive, super easy to park, and Nick was very accommodating and flexible. Would rent again!
Ryan L. - September 29, 2019
Lexus IS 350 C 2010
James is a lovely guy, he gave me a great run through of the car and helped out try to find a lost item after the trip. The car is great, the convertible option is super easy, it was very clean and ran really nicely. No complaints at all
Joseph R. - September 25, 2019
Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2017
Great rental. Would highly recommend!
Tony L. - October 7, 2019
Kia Optima 2018
Awesome owner and very quick responses to any questions. Nice and clean car too. Would rent it again if it's available next time!
B S. - October 3, 2019
Kia Optima 2017
Mark’s car was wonderful for our trip in LA! The car was clean and in perfect condition. We are so happy we found it and booked it the night before with ease. Thanks Mark for making our trip easier:) highly recommend for anyone looking to rent a car in LA!
Ashi M. - August 23, 2018
Toyota Corolla 2017
Samuele was very wonderful to rent a car from! The car was spotless, full of gas, and ready to go promptly on time. It did VERY well on fuel, and was easy to drive. Samuele was a prompt communicator and very easy to deal with! I would definitely use him again!
Shawn H. - September 4, 2018
Porsche 911 2014
I own a 991.2 Targa 4 S. And this car blew my mind. This Porsche Turbo S cab is the best Porsche on Turo hands down. Not sure why they have it on here for so cheap. They are great guys and easy to deal with. No hassle rental. Can’t wait to check out their other cars as well. Highly recommend you rent this for the price - don’t waste time with a 911 C2 / 4S.
Joshua O. - January 27, 2019
BMW M-Series 2019
This car is a BEAST! I’ve driven M3’s and M4’s before but this car is at a whole new level. I was expecting it to be just a little better than an M3 Competition Package vehicle but I was wrong. Everything from the suspension to the brakes, BMW nailed it on this one. Thank you for putting this on Turo for others to experience. The whole process of renting this was probably the best I’ve ever had since first using Turo! If you love M Cars, you have to experience this.
David G. - July 29, 2019
Bentley Continental GTC 2012
The whole experience was seamless and professional. The communication was excellent. The car is a gorgeous car. I used it for an artist photoshoot and the vehicle was the perfect accessory. I will be using this host in my future projects, I strongly recommend him.
CROOKED S. - September 16, 2019
BMW 4 Series 2018
Charles was so easy to work with and communicated great. We really appreciated his level of customer service. We loved this car! Just as advertised.
Kelly M. - September 16, 2019
Lexus IS 350 C 2010
Great car, was an excellent experience for my first time using Turo.
Zoe K. - September 16, 2019
FIAT 500 2013
Good car, great host. Thanks for everything!
Dylan S. - September 18, 2019
Toyota Prius c 2014
Nice car, runs well, fairly fuel efficient.
Evgeny V. - September 19, 2019
Toyota Camry Solara 2007
The car was a great way to get around LA for the day and Joyce was very accommodating
Chris J. - September 11, 2019
Audi A6 2014
Great car. Easy check in and check out process
Lee B. - September 18, 2019
Porsche 911 2015
Jesse is super rad, car was amazing and he was chill and flexible to work with. 100% recommend!
Zachary J. - September 19, 2019
Toyota Prius c 2014
George made the car really easy to pick up and drop off. Car has great mileage and is clean.
Fabe G. - September 21, 2019
Chevrolet Corvette 2019
Wow! What an amazing car! First time driving a Vette and it was an incredible experience. I’ve driven a GTR and Gallardo before, and this was its own category. The sound coming from the N/A V8 is just beautiful! Best part of the trip was actually the host, Mike. He was extremely flexible and professional. He arranged to have the car picked up/dropped off with the valet at my hotel which was super convenient. Car was in great condition and I definitely recommend renting from Mike!
Daniel S. - September 9, 2019
FIAT 500 2013
Great communication. Convenient and flexible renters! Would rent again. Thanks!
Yvette G. - September 14, 2019
BMW 4 Series 2016
Hope to rent again soon. Thanks
John P. - September 15, 2019
Porsche 911 2015
Super fun car, very well maintained, detail cleaned, very smooth pick up and drop off. It was a real pleasure, thank you Jesse!
Sylwia S. - September 16, 2019
FIAT 500 2012
Great car! Easy pick up and return-thanks Nick!!
Elizabeth B. - September 23, 2019
Ford Mustang 2014
Fun Ride up the coast to SLO and back! Car drove and handled well with top down and up! And good gas mileage!
Dhiraj K. - September 24, 2019
Lexus IS 350 C 2010
Needed car to pick up daughter
Marcus W. - September 24, 2019
Toyota Prius 2015
Our first experience with Turo has been absolutely amazing with David’s car! Everything was perfect, as written in the description. Definitely recommend :)
Federica P. - September 11, 2019
BMW M-Series 2019
Super easy and outgoing dealing with Shy. Thanks for the ride of a lifetime out there in LA!! Will recommend to anyone in the area!
Ryan H. - September 12, 2019
Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2018
Wonderful car which was clean and a pleasure to drive.
Sher F. - September 12, 2019
Dodge Challenger 2019
What a car was so much fun to drive. This was my first time using the app and coming from another country I didn’t know what to expect, but the whole experience was excellent paid extra to get the car dropped off at the hotel was a great option. Sarven’s commutation was excellent he let me know he would be running a few minutes late due to traffic and kept communicating throughout the day. Excellent host and I would highly recommended.
Nick R. - September 26, 2019
Mazda MX-5 Miata 2009
Sam’s pickup and drop off procedure was very easy and he was communicative. The mx5 was simply awesome for a California trip
Marty E. - September 24, 2019
Tesla Model 3 2018
James provided a very helpful onboarding process on how to use the car as well as highlighted key features to know. He was also very responsive via text and flexible.
Allen A. - October 9, 2019
Tesla Model 3 2018
James’ car is amazing — very clean and beautiful — and he explained how everything worked clearly and patiently. Loved the experience of driving a Tesla, and it was super easy to arrange pick up and return.
Nina E. - September 29, 2019
Lexus IS 350 C 2010
James was awesome! Great car and super easy / communicative process. Highly recommend
Andrew W. - October 7, 2019
Maxwell & Alexis
FIAT 500 2013
Rozina was very accommodating and very sweet. Would definitely rent again when in town.
Maxwell & Alexis E. - October 2, 2019
Porsche 718 Boxster 2018
Thanks for making this a fun business trip for me!
Joshua C. - October 5, 2019
Kia Optima 2018
Amazing rental. New car that was super reliable and communication is great. Would recommend Mark and definitely will rent from him in the future.
Isaiah B. - August 1, 2019
smart fortwo 2010
Great for the city. Runs great nothing wrong with the car it’s self. Arash was on time to deliver and pick up the car. Overall was a great rental.
Elesvan R. - August 5, 2019
Bentley Continental GTC 2012
Imtiaz was a great Turo host it made it very easy and convenient and the communication was awesome
Joshua F. - September 22, 2019
Ford Mustang 2018
This was my first trip on Turo and Ben made it incredibly easy. The car was super nice and fun to ride around in. Ben also responded to all my messages very quickly. Would definitely rent this car again if I’m in town!
Connor M. - August 13, 2019
Julie "Monique"
Lexus IS 350 C 2010
Great car and easy rental process!
Julie "Monique" E. - August 19, 2019
Honda S2000 2003
Great to deal with. Great value for rental. Easy communication and cool guy. Will do business again
Lawrence C. - August 11, 2019
Tesla Model 3 2018
Timothy is a wonderful and accommodating host. I highly recommend!! 😎
Alexander R. - September 12, 2019
FIAT 500 2012
Thank you soo much, this guy is lovely! Highly recommend
Gabriele F. - September 12, 2019
Volkswagen Eos 2012
Super easy and accommodating!
Kelly W. - September 30, 2019
Toyota Prius c 2014
George made everything re pick up and drop off really easy. It was a fun first time for us!
Francois W. - October 6, 2019
Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class 2012
Great Pickup for LA , Will shop again !
Timmis B. - October 2, 2019
Audi A5 2018
Andrew is an absolute pleasure to deal with! He was super responsive and accommodating. Our trip could not have been any smoother thanks to him. And the car is in great shape super fun to drive too! You should definitely rent Andrew’s Audi and not think twice about it!
Jana B. - April 15, 2019
Michelle L
FIAT 500 2012
Nick is a stellar guy, very accommodating, excellent communication and perfectly punctual. I already asked him if he had more cars for future rental Options. I would definitely use him again. The car was perfect for what my daughter and I wanted an needed to complete our mother-daughter getaway. Thanks so much Nick!
Michelle L D. - June 18, 2019
Tesla Model 3 2018
James’ Tesla was awesome! He explained everything I needed to know with the car and also answered all my questions. This was my first time using Turo and it all went according to plan. He also included 750 miles on the trip so it was a great deal! I would definitely rent from him again. I had no problems learning how to drive the Tesla and charging it was a breeze. Thanks, James!
Steve S. - May 13, 2019
Audi A6 2012
Great car and best of all, very easy to deal with! I will definitely rent again from them as needed. Very good price as well. I rented the car for 9 days straight. Great deal for a German car
Joey R. - May 14, 2019
BMW M-Series 2019
Wow this M3 CS is something else. I’ve driven the M3’s but this CS is on another level. Extremely well balanced, quick, great power delivery with a predictable torque curve. Definitely an awesome car. Shy was a great host who helped accommodate my short term rental and met me up without delay. Extremely professional and looking forward to renting from him again. Might I add Shy’s cars are always in new condition, always a pleasure
Alex M. - June 8, 2019
Kia Soul 2014
Super friendly, very communicative, and a great vehicle! I highly recommend renting this car! I had a blast and it was absolutely seamless.
Joshua D. - July 27, 2019
Ferrari 458 Italia 2013
Such a wonderful host! The trip was great and I’d definitely rent from this host again!
Joni K. - July 27, 2019
Audi A4 2009
The car feels pretty brand new for the year make. Loved this car and would definitely rent again!
Angel D. - July 27, 2019
Ford Mustang 2018
My experience renting Behzad's Mustang couldn't have been any smoother or better. He was fast and excellent with communication, and flexible on both the pickup and return time. Very thorough, professional, friendly, nice guy and the Mustang is a super-cool car. Nothing is more California than cruising the coastline in a convertible. I will certainly rent from Behzad again and can highly recommend him to others.
David Y. - July 28, 2019
Chevrolet Corvette 2018
Awesome car and awesome owner to deal with
Farshad T. - July 30, 2019
Volkswagen Eos 2012
Yasaman was very flexible and a great car host! The car was perfect for our trip & had all the features we needed!
Olga A. - July 31, 2019
FIAT 500 2012
We always like to write about how great things are when things go good , but the true test of a host is how things are handled when something goes wrong. I had some mechanical issues ( uncontrollable by the owner or myself) nick was attentive, supportive and flexible throughout the process. I can assure you that you are in safe hands regardless of how the trip goes. I highly recommend nick and will be using the car again. p.s ( I spent maybe 30 dollars for gas I’m a whole week using this car )
Breezy G. - August 1, 2019
Toyota Camry Solara 2007
Joyce is super chill and he car runs well! I'll for sure rent again!
Nikki S. - July 25, 2019
Ford C-Max Hybrid 2013
Perfect car hire. First time hiring with Turo and everything went very smoothly. Very accommodating when I was running late allowing me to extend my trip by one hour when asked. Definitely would hire from Vlad and Ola again if I’m back in LA.
Kerolie B. - August 4, 2019
Thanh Tâm
BMW 3 Series 2009
It was my first time renting a car on Turo and Trevor was great with explaining everything and giving me tips on how to travel around the city. Trevor was very flexible both with the pickup and return. He was also super responsive during the entire time which made everything easier. I also appreciated the fact that there was an AUX cable provided in car! I had a great time and all thanks to Trevor!
Thanh Tâm L. - August 7, 2019
Tor Kiat
BMW 7 Series 2018
Exceptional trip. The car is very clean and my family had a really smooth and enjoyable ride. Really convenient pick up and return. Highly recommend.
Tor Kiat P. - August 7, 2019
Ford Mustang 1965
This Mustang is everything. It really is the perfect car for hanging around LA. The car runs like a dream, and is an absolute pleasure to drive. Jeremy made the process extremely easy and convenient, and really went above and beyond to make sure we had a great trip.
Maksym T. - August 7, 2019
Lexus IS 350 C 2010
Car was perfect for our day trip up the coast! James was very nice and the car was clean and drove very well.
Ashley B. - July 29, 2019
BMW M-Series 2019
Shy and his friend was very accommodating and easy to rent from. His M3 was in great condition, and the whole rental experience was awesome. Would rent from Shy again!
Alan K. - July 14, 2019
Honda Civic 2018
Great guy! Please rent from him! Very accommodating, helped us get a car last minute
Zachary W. - August 8, 2019