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Turo question
« on: May 06, 2018, 03:01:22 PM »
Anyone have experience adding an additional driver who is under 25 on a Turo rental?

They usually charge $10/day or 30% of the rental charge (whichever is greater) for underage drivers but I can't find a clear answer on whether they charge any additional driver fees, or whether they charge underage fees for additional drivers. You can't add a driver until after the trip is booked, so I can't tell what the fees will be.

Anyone have experience with this?

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Re: Turo question
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2018, 12:20:27 PM »
has anyone used Turo? how was it?

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Re: Turo question
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2018, 12:08:54 PM »
If you don't care to drive a new car and you don't need unlimited mileage Turo seems like a nice option to save $.  I am still not clear though with how the insurance works but it appears most owners provide the insurance?

Turo appears as an option when you search Kayak.

anybody try them it seems like a nice option for some. 

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Re: Turo question
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2018, 01:03:15 PM »
Turo gives you specifically tailored insurance
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Re: Turo question
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2018, 01:10:10 PM »
Turo gives you specifically tailored insurance

have you used them?
can you please elaborate?

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Re: Turo question
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2018, 01:25:56 PM »
This via Jalopnik:

standard plan, they would make $75 a day off of the $100 that it’s listed for. Owners are free to manage their own prices accordingly.

....people who rent the cars have three plans to choose from when renting from Turo. The full article on Turo’s website can be found here, but here’s the meat of it:

“Premium” Package: The renter’s out-of-pocket exposure is limited to payment of a deductible of $500. When damage is reported, the renter will be charged $500, and if the total costs (direct costs of damage, plus all “Related Costs”, as defined below) are less than $500, the renter will be refunded the difference.
“Basic” Package: The renter’s out-of pocket exposure is limited to a payment of a deductible of $3000, under the same structure described in the Premium package.
“Decline Coverage” Package: The renter’s financial responsibility is essentially unlimited, and is bounded only by the actual cash value of the car, plus all Related Costs. This means that if the car is lost, stolen, or damaged so extensively that the expected cost of repairs exceeds 75% of the actual cash value, the renter is responsible to pay the entire actual cash value of the car, plus all Related Costs, minus any residual salvage value.