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Book the perfect car rental alternative from a trusted Turo host.

How Turo works

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Find the perfect car

Enter a location and date and browse thousands of cars shared by local hosts.

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Book your trip

Book on the Turo app or online, choose a protection plan, and say hi to your host! Cancel for free up to 24 hours before your trip.

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Hit the road

Have the car delivered or pick it up from your host. Check in with the app, grab the keys, and hit the road.

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Endless options

Browse the widest selection of cars available anywhere

Whether it’s an SUV for a family road trip, a truck for some errands, or a classic sports car for a special night out, find the perfect car rental alternative for every occasion and budget on Turo.

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Why Turo?

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25% more affordable

Pay an average of 25% less than traditional rental companies when you book cars on Turo.

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Free cancellation

Cancel for a full refund up to 24 hours before your trip starts. Because life happens and it helps to be flexible when it does.

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Convenient delivery options

Add convenience and get your car delivered right to you. Many hosts offer delivery to custom locations or popular points of interest like airports, train stations, and hotels.

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Turo Go remote unlocking

Find, book, and unlock cars instantly in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego right from the Turo app. Turo Go lets you access cars on demand and start your trip without meeting your host.

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You're covered

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Physical damage protection

Choose from three protection plans — Premier, Standard, or Minimum — to get the level of coverage that’s right for you. Spring for Premier for peace of mind, or pay less for lighter coverage with higher physical damage deductibles.

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Liability insurance included

With each Turo protection plan, you’re covered with liability insurance from Liberty Mutual provided through Turo Insurance Agency — up to $1 million for the Premier and Standard plans.*

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24/7 support & roadside assistance

Customer support is available online 24/7 to answer your questions, and 24/7 roadside assistance is just a call away to keep you safe and on the road.

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“...a great alternative to traditional car-rental services, in part because you get to choose exactly the vehicle you want (not just, say, ‘midsize’).”
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“Overall, I found Turo to be professional, and the car owner flexible and courteous. I will definitely use the company down the road, pun intended.”
Frequently asked questions

How do I get approved to drive?

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How do I get approved to drive?

To book a car you must create a Turo account, be 18 years old or older with a valid driver’s license, and get approved to drive on Turo.

When you’re booking your first trip, you’ll go through a quick approval process by entering your driver’s license and some other information. In most cases, you’ll get approved immediately, and you’ll never have to get approved again!

Do I need a US license to drive in the US?

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Do I need a US license to drive in the US?

No, you don’t need a US license to book a car in the US. Most international driver’s licenses are accepted in the US, Canada, Germany, and the UK.

What if I have to cancel my trip?

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What if I have to cancel my trip?

You can cancel and get a full refund up to 24 hours before your trip starts. If you book a trip with less than 24 hours’ notice, you have one hour after booking to cancel free of charge. If you cancel after the free cancellation period ends, you will be charged a small cancellation fee.

What happens if I have an accident?

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What happens if I have an accident?

If there’s an emergency or an issue with the car, call Turo emergency roadside assistance, available 24/7. We’ll make sure you’re safe, then help you get back on your way.

Do I need my own insurance?

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Do I need my own insurance?

No, you don’t need personal insurance coverage to book a car on Turo. If you do have insurance, liability insurance offered by Liberty Mutual via Turo Insurance Agency will supplement your existing coverage.*

Can other people drive a car that I booked?

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Can other people drive a car that I booked?

Yes, multiple guests can drive the car you book on Turo, as long as they are all approved to drive. The primary driver (whoever booked the car) can add additional drivers before or during a trip for no additional cost.

What if a host cancels my trip?

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What if a host cancels my trip?

In the rare event a host cancels, you’ll be notified immediately so you can book another car, or we’ll help you find one. Your refund can be temporarily held to expedite rebooking, or the funds can be returned to your bank account — your choice.

How does Turo Go work?

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How does Turo Go work?

With Turo Go, you can book, locate, and unlock cars right from the Turo app, without having to meet your host. Simply filter your search for Turo Go-enabled cars and book the personal car rental alternative you want. When it’s time to start your trip, use the Turo app to locate the car and unlock the doors with a tap.

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