How do I create a Turo account?

Getting approved via your Account page
  1. Profile photo. Upload a current photo that clearly shows your entire face–no sunglasses or hats.
  2. Phone number. Enter the number for a text-enabled phone in your name.
  3. Email address. Enter an email address that you check frequently.
  4. Driver’s license.
  5. Address.

Can I make 2 Turo accounts?

You may be unable to book or list a car if you have multiple accounts. By ensuring you have only one account, we can be certain that we properly notify you about your trips, that your guests or hosts can get in touch with you, and that we correctly deposit any refunds or reimbursements to your account.

Is Turo free to join?

How much does Turo Go cost? Connected cars can activate Turo Go immediately and for free, but you must have access to the connected car program offered by the vehicle maker.

Does Turo check your license?

Before handing over the keys, ask to see your guest’s driver’s license so you can verify their identity. Review a guest’s license—Turo accepts both domestic and foreign—and confirm that it: is valid, has not expired, and has not been tampered with. displays a name that matches the primary guest’s name on the trip.

Does Turo require a credit check?

Turo receives insurance scores from the credit reporting agency TransUnion. TransUnion uses some elements of your credit report to come up with your auto insurance score.

Is Turo cheaper than renting a car?

While Turo doesn’t claim or try to beat traditional rental car prices, it can be a cheaper alternative. This allows cheaper cars to be rented. The price is also governed by the car owner. For example, for our compact Smart four two it was $17 per day rental and $8.50 per day for insurance.

How much does Turo really cost?

Turo vs. Zipcar vs. Getaround. Which car rental service is best?
Getaround Turo
Price $4/hour and up ~$25/day and up
Rental Period Hourly or Daily Daily
Mileage Limit 20/rental hour, 200/day max Set by owner. Typically 200/day
Minimum Renter Age 19 21
May 3, 2016

How much do Turo hosts make?

Turo reports that U.S. hosts make an average of $545/month. You can earn 90% of the rental fee if you offer Extras (I’ll explain this further down). You receive 100% of reimbursements incurred by your renters, including fuel replacement, tickets, tolls, and cleaning or smoking fees.

Which is better Turo or Hyrecar?

The main difference between the two companies is that Hyrecar is specifically geared toward renting to rideshare drivers such as Uber and Lyft drivers, while Turo is more geared toward the traditional car-rental market, such as business travelers.

Can you get scammed on Turo?

Phishing scammers might contact you via phone or text message. A common scam is for someone to call or text from a non-Turo phone number and ask you questions such as, “Are you still using your Turo account?” Or “When was the last time you used Turo?” They’re hoping you’ll give them your two-factor authentication code.

What happens if you damage a Turo car?

Turo will send the guest a detailed breakdown of damage costs and charge their payment card on file for any balance owed. Charges will include the cost of appraisal, repairs, and a processing fee of up to $575. Once repairs are complete, hosts should let Turo know so we can relist the vehicle.

Why does Turo say not eligible?

Requirements with regard to age, license, identification, and communication differ by region. If you don’t meet the eligibility requirements in your area, you’ll be unable to book a car. Check the age requirements for the car you’re trying to book. You must meet established age requirements to book certain vehicles.

Can I use Turo for Uber?

So how does this benefit Uber drivers? Rent a car from Turo: As an Uber driver, you can’t use one of these vehicles to drive for Uber/Lyft but you can use it if for your personal needs if your car is in the shop getting repairs for example.

Does Turo have a competitor?

Turo’s top competitors include Silvercar, Fox Rent A Car, Avis Budget Group and Getaround. Turo is a company that operates an online car rental marketplace.

How long does it take to get approved for Turo?

Expect verification to take at least 24 hours. We take the safety and security of our community very seriously. And, we want to make sure that we have the best hosts and guests on our platform. This means, it may take longer for some users to get verified.

Is Turo dangerous?

From an owner’s perspective, one of the biggest risks they face is having a vehicle stolen, in which case the platform could also potentially be held liable for facilitating the rental. Renters, meanwhile, are liable for their actions while renting the vehicle.

Is renting your car on Turo worth it?

If you are renting out the same car you use to get around, DON’T RENT OUT ON TURO. It just isn’t worth it. Pricing is something that you can fumble around with whenever and it varies drastically by car. The price can vary a lot though because you can give discounts to renters if they rent for a week or a month.

Does Turo check your age?

The following age requirements, vehicle restrictions, and young driver fees apply to guests in the US. We apply these age requirements based on your age at the time you book a trip, not on the age you’ll be when the trip takes place. You must be 21 or older to book a car with a total market value of more than $20k.