Call it the Airbnb of cars, the car-sharing app, the once-known-as RelayRides, packs a punch in the way we see cars. Always dreamed of driving that Tesla Model S, BMW i8, or really any convertible, truck, or SUV? Whether you’re looking to rent a car for the weekend, the week away, or the month, there is something for everyone on Turo.
As you may have gathered, Turo is a car-sharing app (and website) where you can punch in your dates, your location, and get yourself a car. It can be same-day or planned in advance, but either way, you’re bound to end up with the car that suits your needs.
You can be totally practical about it and rent the cheapest car on there (as low as $30/day), or go for the absolute land of luxury just because you’ve always wanted to try it at least once. The U.S. based company is beginning to gain a lot of traction now that they’ve expanded into Canada and the U.K. Worldwide, the Turo community is 10 million strong, and in Canada alone, Turo boasts an impressive 700,000 members, with 25,000 cars listed since its launch here in 2016. And globally over 400,000 listed vehicles.
Why Rent With Turo?
Everyone knows the struggle of owning a car, renting a car, or having anything to do with a car. Nowadays, many are opting not to own their own car. With things like insurance payments, maintenance, and gas bills, it all adds up. Think of rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft. It just means that more and more people are opting out of car ownership altogether. Most turn to the TTC to commute into work — what do you really need a car for anyway?
Well, what about spontaneous road trips? What if work requires you going a little out of your way? What if you finally have the time to see that friend you couldn’t make it out to? Whatever the need, a car is sometimes a necessary evil, but it doesn’t always have to feel that way. Impressing a date? Need a pick-up truck for those perfect drive-in movie vibes? Whatever the need, Turo’s got your fix. And they have some really cool cars on Turo in Toronto.
What About Insurance?
I know what you’re thinking, how do they get around the insurance details? Not to worry. Turo has a host of insurance plans to choose from where you’re covered with up to $2 million in liability.
Turo works with Intact Financial Corporation making sure both renters and hosts are covered and feeling stress-free.
Whatever your reason for renting, Turo makes the process easier and more efficient. Rent the weekend away and enjoy everything from luxury cars to practical providers. Nothing but family trips and impressive cars ahead!