Follow our eligibility requirements
- List a gas, diesel, hybrid, or electric-powered vehicle that seats eight or fewer people. In some regions, host may list light trucks, cargo vans, and “specialty” and “classic” cars.
- Commit to sharing your vehicle exclusively on Turo. You may not list a car you’ve already listed on another car sharing platform or share your Turo-listed car on another site.
- Submit your car’s vehicle identification number (VIN). You’ll be unable to list if your car’s VIN matches another vehicle in our system or links to an open safety recall for your car.
List a car
- Write a great description and follow our guidelines for listing photos.
- Offer Extras. These are conveniences or physical items that make a guest’s trip more delightful. We auto-opt all new listings into offering prepaid refuel and post-trip cleaning Extras. You’ll have a chance to earn more by offering guests the convenience of these two popular Extras.
- Set your own price per day or opt into Automatic Pricing. It auto-adjusts your car’s price based on demand, market, car type, and other factors.
- Attract more guests by offering early bird and 3+ day, 7+ day, and 30+ day trip duration discounts. Consider setting custom prices for certain days or for certain guests.
- Set delivery when you create your listing or add it at any time. Make your car available for pickup and drop off at up to 10 popular places near your car’s location.
- Set your car’s availability and the hours you can do pickup and returns.
- Get more requests that work for you by adjusting your trip preferences. Choose how far in advance you want to receive trip requests and how long you want the trips to be.
- With Book Instantly, guests can book your vehicle without your approving their trip request.
- Set your trip earnings and vehicle protection level by choosing a protection plan available through Turo. We opt all newly listed vehicles into the 70 plan in the US, the standard plan in Canada, and the 75 plan in the UK. You can change your plan at any time. If you decline a plan, you must offer your own commercial rental insurance to guests as a Commercial Host.
- Turo is primarily a person-to-person car sharing platform. But rental car companies can share their fleets by offering commercial rental insurance to guests. Commercial Hosts remain responsible for any legal obligations, permits, airport permits, taxes, or fees that would otherwise apply to them.
Manage trip bookings
- Respond promptly to accept or decline guests’ trip requests. Do the same for request to extend or shorten a trip. In most cases, you’ll have eight hours to respond. You may have less time depending on how far in advance a guest submits their request.
- Meet your guest in person to hand off keys or do a contactless check-in. Either way, you’ll need to verify your guest’s license and document your car’s condition. We offer suggestions on how to verify a license and guidelines for what photos to take. You may not be covered for a reimbursement request or damage claim if you haven’t taken pre- and post-trip photos.
- Check your eligibility for Turo Go. The Turo Go device connects to the Turo app. It allows hosts to remotely unlock their vehicle for guests. It also geolocates a vehicle, making for a smoother, safer experience for hosts and guests. It’s available in select markets only.
- Designate a custodian to help manage your vehicle listings and trips if needed. They must have their own Turo account, and we must approve them as a custodian.
- Avoid canceling trips unless it’s absolutely necessary. If you must cancel, do it as soon as possible and notify your guest immediately after. We charge a fine to hosts who cancel with short notice.
Maintain your vehicle
- Vehicles must meet our maintenance requirements to be listed and stay listed on our platform. We may temporarily restrict your listing and ask for a mechanic’s report if we learn of a quality, safety, or maintenance issue.
- Vehicles must be registered and follow all applicable national and local laws. You must be honest about a vehicle’s condition, features, and protection plans. We might fine you or remove earnings if you don’t meet these conditions. We consider this vehicle misrepresentation.
- Follow winter safety laws and regulations in your region.
Follow through after the trip
- US Payment schedule. For your first trip, we’ll initiate an ACH payment (like a direct bank deposit) for your share of the trip price 72 hours after the trip ends. For all subsequent trips, we’ll initiate payment three hours after the trip ends.
- Non-US Payment schedule. For your first trip, we’ll make a PayPal payout for your share of the trip price 72 hours after the trip ends. For all subsequent trips, we’ll initiate payment 24 hours after the trip ends.
- Submit reimbursement invoices for incidental costs via the Reimbursement tool. These costs include refueling, additional distance, tickets or toll charges, or for cleaning fees or smoking fees.
- Check your car for damage and take pictures to document the car’s condition post-trip. If you discover damage, you have up to 24 hours after the trip ends to report it at turo.com/resolutions.
If you’re unsure what to do or need help, contact us. We’re happy to answer your questions.