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Average ratings in San Francisco International Airport (4.9 stars)

Lexus IS 250 2015
Great car and great experience saving an hour at the SFO rental counter.
Jay G. - July 12, 2018
FIAT 500 2012
Javier was understanding of my flight delays, and always responded to my messages. Terminal side pickup at SFO was very convenient. Vehicle was clean and as described, and I'd rent again.
Lauren R. - August 10, 2018
FIAT 500 2012
Edward was very helpful, car was a great, and the TURO pickup/dropoff at sfo was super convenient.
Jason B. - January 5, 2018
Mazda MX-5 Miata 2017
Tony was an outstanding host. He was accommodating to flight delays and changes. The car was in outstanding condition and easy to pickup at the SFO hourly parking lot. Return was just as seamless. Would definitely repeat!
Vibhav P. - March 4, 2019
Mitsubishi Mirage 2015
WAY faster than airport rental counter AND 60% less than Hertz' quote for their cheapest car. even AFTER buying additional insurance. HIGHLY recommend!!!
Regis R. - June 18, 2018
Porsche Boxster 2015
Super easy pickup at Turo’s SFO lot, very convenient. Porsche Boxster did not disappoint either. First Turo experience was very positive overall, I’d rent from Edwin any time.
Michael K. - November 13, 2018
Porsche Boxster 2014
3 reasons to choose Turo/Ken: 1) WAY less time to checkout than an airport rental / off site rental. 2) Hard to find exotic car! 3) Worked within our trip parameters (distance) to make it happen!
Omar N. - August 9, 2018
BMW 3 Series 2006
Great vehicle! For those who are concerned about no AUX input, there is an FM transmitter that plugs into the cigarette lighter and then to the headphone jack of your music player. Pickup at SFO was via Lyft and we dropped it off at the Aloft, which provides a free shuttle to the terminal. This is a perfect napa weekend car!
Jimmy H. - October 1, 2017
Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 2013
First time using Turo. Will definitely use it again. Process was easier than using on site airport car rental.
Camille M. - August 24, 2018
Volkswagen Golf R 2013
When an issue occurred which neither Lucian nor I could have anticipated, his helpfulness, trust and flexibility meant it was resolved with minimal impact. The car is of course fun, practical and quick. Ten years ago it was a pipe dream to rent this sort of vehicle (or anything manual) when travelling in the US, but gone are the days of hearing "Please hold on. Please set luggage cart brake to on." while trundling toward the SFO rental facility dreading what they'll have in the carpark.
Jan V. - June 20, 2018
Porsche 718 Boxster 2017
Ali was great with all communication before, during and after the trip. First time using Turo was so easy with pickup at SFO and Turo lot down the street. The 718 was the perfect car for our first trip to Napa. You can't go wrong with a Porsche but this new 718 was nicer than any Boxster I have driven. Amazing car and service! Thanks Ali
Chris L. - October 12, 2017
Mazda MX-5 Miata 2008
Jeff made my first Turo experience awesome. I rent cars frequently from big rental companies and this experience was far superior. The car was in great shape and it was a much faster (and cheaper) way to to rent than waiting in lines at the airport rental counters. I’m a car guy so it’s nice know what your going to get.
Jason M. - March 26, 2018
Tesla Model S 2013
Honestly the best experience I have had with a car rental of any type. As someone who is used to the standard "Airport/Rental Car" process. This was a breath of fresh air. Not only will I use Turo again for other trips around the country, next time I Head to SFO I will seek Dan out specifically for his premium level of service. Thanks for a great Trip!
Ben M. - December 27, 2017
Mercedes-Benz S-Class 2016
Amazing rental experience and awesome owner!!! Super flexible and awesome communication. Car was also super cool and looked so clean!!
Tahsir A. - March 3, 2019
Porsche Cayman 2007
The Cayman S was pretty much how I imagined it; quick, balanced, aggressive, and impossible to keep from smiling while you’re behind the wheel. Brandon was easy to work with, and the Turo valet at SF airport was as convenient as the big airport rental companies. I’d rent this car again in a heartbeat.
Craig E. - March 25, 2018
Tesla Model 3 2018
Pleasure trip with my favorite rental.
Li Y. - February 1, 2019
Porsche 718 Boxster 2017
Easy to communicate with host, included one bridge toll with rental fee, friendly and flexible, great collection of Porsches, will rent from again.
Michael H. - March 10, 2019
BMW 3 Series 2016
Miguel could not have provided a better experience. More convenient than a typical rental and a much better car. Will definitely use again if the opportunity presents itself.
Robert F. - March 12, 2019
Honda Accord 2014
True airport pickup is an amazing perk, and Kent was very easy to work with. Will rent again.
Donlen R. - February 16, 2019
Volkswagen GTI 2008
Great first-time experience with Turo, and Populous did not disappoint. Communication was easy and the GTI was fun to drive, if a little noisy. (It is a sport vehicle with 125k miles on it, after all.) The car was an 'airport' rental and the Turo Valet Lot option worked out just fine. (Uber to the off-site lot, pick up the car, return it to the lot, and get a free ride back to the airport.) I will definitely use Turo again, and wouldn't hesitate to use Populous again, should my travels bring back to the San Francisco area.
Jack M. - February 10, 2019
BMW Z4 2011
Loved this rental company as well as the car
Victoria L. - February 2, 2019
Porsche 911 2015
This was a great experience. The pickup/return at SFO with Turo Valet service was great. They take meticulous pictures and videos of the car on pickup and dropoff. Jeremy was a pleasure to work with and his 911 is in excellent condition.
Jean S. - October 10, 2017
Mazda MX-5 Miata 2016
We had an awesome trip with this great looking and even better driving car (we nicknamed him Bruce). The owner communicated very well throughout the whole process and pickup/dropoff at SFO Turo valet made for a stress free trip. The car was spotless and so much fun to drive. We would definitely rent Bruce again!
Sean M. - July 10, 2018
Volkswagen GTI 2015
Michael's GTI was a blast as my first ever Turo rental. Great on gas, comes with all the amenities, great to thrash around the corners, yet in a small package that is easy to park! The unlimited mileage offered was the cherry on top for me. Michael was very punctual with communication before and during my time with his car, I would happily recommend anyone in the Bay to rent his GTI if you want a fun rental car!
Adrian M. - March 10, 2019
BMW 3 Series 2011
I never used turo before but I can say I'm never using another car rental place when there are people like JC. Amazing first experience couldn't have been easier
Dominic W. - March 19, 2019
Tesla Model S 2013
Perfect rental with Dan in his fantastic Tesla. The ideal car to rent when traveling throughout the Bay Area. Simple pick up and drop off (so much better than rental companies at SFO). Great communication. Will rent again next time I’m in SF.
Keith C. - February 9, 2019
Hyundai Accent 2016
Great car, easy pickup very close to SFO, easier than the shuttle to rental car center. Lance communicated will abd was very accommodating when I requested ahead of time to extend the rental by 2 hours. This was my first time renting from Turo, and thanks to Lance, it won't be the last.
Jeff S. - February 5, 2019
Jaguar F-TYPE 2014
This was my first rental with Turo, and the experience was fantastic. Kent had great communication, and the professionalism of the Turo Valet employees was better than most standard rental companies. Kent was flexible with pickup and drop off time, and free airport pickup was appreciated. 5 stars!
Josh B. - August 3, 2018
Honda Accord 2014
Great communication, the airport pickup and drop off was awesome!
John S. - December 31, 2017
Toyota Prius 2017
Very smooth experience, don’t think I will use big rental companies anymore!
Joe E. - December 30, 2018
Mazda MX-5 Miata 2018
The Miata was pristine. Very fun car and problem-free rental.
Maciej S. - January 2, 2019
Mitsubishi Mirage 2015
Thank you so much - it was a great service for a very reasonable price (especially as compared to the standard airport car rental services) and Sachin is a great communicator! Will use Turo again and will try to rent Sachin's car!
Tuyana K. - November 28, 2018
Tesla Model S 2015
A very friendly and professional owner. We arrived at the airport and the pickup place is just a short ride away. The communication before, during and after the rental was excellent. Dan really knows his car and was happy to share his expertise with us. Overall we had good experience with this rental.
Yuting K. - February 9, 2019
Volkswagen GTI 2015
I had a great experience with this rental! Michael was very quick to answer all of my questions and make the entire process very easy. The car was fun and easy to drive and didn’t give me any issues. Would definitely rent again from him!
Naveed N. - February 25, 2019
Honda Accord 2009
Nick's Accord was all I needed for my last day in the Bay Area: a reliable, comfortable sedan that conservatively sipped fuel. Nick was very quick to respond upon my request to return the car earlier and sent reminders of his rental guidelines. I would happily rent Nick's Accord again if I needed a reliable daily for the day.
Adrian M. - March 10, 2019
Tesla Model S 2015
Amazing car, incredibly simple, concise, and efficient service. John was quick to respond when needed, and extremely informative. Turo is my new favorite app, I see no reason to use a normal rental service again. And John made things so easy, I will happily rent from him again! Thank you bud!
Patrick F. - February 26, 2019
Tesla Model S 2014
Amazing car. Well taken care of. And Steffen was very easy to rent from. From what I can tell, it's the best value Tesla in the area, with the most reasonable rental guidelines. Especially with generous mileage limits. Would rent again if back in the Bay area.
Jonathan T. - March 14, 2019
Nissan 370Z 2010
Pick up is not as convenient as airport pickup, but don't let that discourage you from renting. Would use again.
Andre J. - December 6, 2018
Ford Fusion 2014
Rebeca was super punctual with great communication which made airport pickup / drop-off right at my terminal super easy. The car was clean and ran well. Would rent again.
Drew H. - December 29, 2018
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2018
Once again Kevin comes through. Always have an enjoyable and accommodating rental from him. Thanks again for an enjoyable experience.
Nazri B. - December 29, 2018
BMW 3 Series 2007
Car got great gas mileage and the arrangements for the airport pickup/dropoff were super simple!
Ciera C. - October 30, 2017
Tesla Model 3 2018
Wonderful renters. Appreciated the flexibility to modify the trip and the convenience of Airport pickup
Andreas C. - September 20, 2018
BMW 7 Series 2012
Great car, and a great rental experience with Turo valet at SFO!
John T. - September 30, 2017
Tesla Model S 2013
Thanks Shubhang! I enjoyed ur car rental!! Great experience
Joelle C. - October 12, 2018
FIAT 124 Spider 2017
Effortless. Easiest car rental ever. And sweet ride.
Andy S. - October 24, 2018
Toyota Yaris 2015
My first time using turo and I am very impressed!! Sachin's car was perfect for San Francisco! We wanted something small so we could find parking and not burn a ton of gas in traffic. Our rental was perfect!! The car itself ran great. Heat and air worked, good tires, New windshield wiper etc. It rained for 3 of the 5 days we had the car and we didn't slip or slide at all. 5 days of driving all around and we used one $35 tank of gas. Also pick up and drop off was great! Uber to the turo lot (turo reimburses for the Uber) and turo takes you back to the airport when you drop off. Super easy! We would definitely rent this car again!
Kendra P. - February 28, 2019
Volkswagen Jetta 2015
Perfect rental car! Had a blast!
Samir B. - December 5, 2017
Toyota Yaris 2008
Fast, cheap, easy rental. Thanks, Sean.
Jimmy C. - September 11, 2018
Tesla Model 3 2018
All in all, a great rental experience!
Mark L. - July 11, 2018
BMW 3 Series 2007
Seamlessly easy rental, great car, perfect fun!
Andrea D. - July 29, 2018
FIAT 124 Spider 2017
Great guy, great car. Easy rental. Thanks!
Ryan C. - July 28, 2018
Acura TLX 2016
An all-star rental. Cool car, fun to drive, great communication. Standard pickup and dropoff at the SFO Turo lot with no charge for airport delivery. Thanks!
Edward H. - December 14, 2017
Volkswagen Jetta 2010
Car was reliable and clean. Hardik responded quickly and was flexible when I had to change my timing of my rental. Would highly recommend Hardik.
Robert L. - February 11, 2019
Volkswagen GTI 2008
Thank You! It was such an easy process! Way better than getting a car at the rental car places. Populus was nice and easy to reach.
Rachael G. - January 3, 2019
Toyota Prius 2010
Everything went super smoothly with this rental: We got picked up from the airport to the rental place (which is 5min from SFO), and upon return, we got a ride back to the airport for free. I highly recommend working with Sean! I will rent from him again!
Youssef B. - January 15, 2018
Hyundai Elantra 2013
Great rental. Easy pickup and drop at Turo Valet lot. They take before and after pictures to document. Great communication with Jeff as our incoming flight was delayed a few hours. Car clean but seats do have some old staining. Great experience for first Turo rental. Just what we needed to get around Santa Clara county.
Laurie B. - January 3, 2019
Infiniti Q50 2014
Nice clean car that’s fun to drive. Justin was very good about communicating. Only knock on the rental was having to pick it up at the Turo Valet instead of at the terminal, but that was made known to me prior to confirming the rental. Overall a good experience!
Joseph O. - December 29, 2018
Toyota Prius 2010
Andrew’s car was a great rental experience. Will do it all over again! I saved so much on gas on this Prius car. Thank u Andrew! :-) His drop off location is only 10mins away from SFO. He is such a wonderful owner.
Kristine S. - January 31, 2019
BMW 1 Series 2008
It was my first time using Turo, and I'm glad I did. Steve's BMW 128i made my trip much more enjoyable driving a fun stick-shift car rather than some basic economy rental car. I'll definitely be using this again when I fly through SFO.
Michael T. - February 4, 2019
Toyota Prius 2015
This is my first experience with Turo and it was pretty seamless. Basil was highly responsive, professional, transparent and flexible. I took the Toyota Prius that I rented to a yoga retreat in a rural part of northern California and I got mud on the car mats due for the insane rain the region has been experiencing . I offered to pay the $40 cleaning fee but he was very flexible and said it was fine. Turo definitely beats going to a traditional car rental service. I’ll definitely try the service again and highly recommend renting any of basil’s fleet of cars available near the SFO airport.
Omoro O. - January 21, 2019
Tesla Model 3 2017
Han was a very accommodating host. Turo employees near SFO hold him in high regard as well. The Model 3 was a fantastic car to experience, and by itself made our trip exciting. It draws attention even though there are lots of 3’s around as it has some special touches for aesthetics. This car was a great value and we both really appreciate Han offering it on Turo!
Michael B. - March 1, 2019
BMW 4 Series 2018
Ashwin made the whole experience as seamless as possible! He showed up to drop the car off at SFO right on schedule, and was there to pick it up upon my departure. Super clear communication surrounding the entire booking. 10/10, would recommend.
Yuriy K. - March 11, 2019
Ford Focus 2006
Reliable older, less expensive car. EZ pick up and drop off at SFO
Robert B. - March 5, 2019
Tesla Model S 2015
Highly recommended, A+ car and Dan was very Professional and attentive to all our requests. Excellent communication and flexible scheduling. Faster and more convenient than renting a car from SFO.
Flavio B. - March 6, 2019
Honda Civic 2008
Perfect car - sure it’s not the newest model, but it definitely gets the job done. Communication was easy and the turo parking lot was very convenient and easy to get to from SFO.
Janelle C. - February 22, 2019
Tesla Model 3 2018
Daniels Tesla Model 3 is unreal. I felt like I was in a space ship. Driving it around the city may have been the best part of my trip to San Fran. The pick up and drop off at the turo valet was very convenient when flying in and out of SFO, especially for a first time Turo user like myself. The whole Turo process is just amazing. I will never rent a car from another company again! The ability to choose from luxury vehicles for a reasonable price and the ease of picking up and dropping of the vehicle is unlike any other. I give Daniel, his Tesla Model 3, and Turo, 10 out of 5 stars!
Austin O. - March 12, 2019
Tesla Model 3 2018
Great car, great service bei TURO. Unfortunatly i didn't meet the owner, because it's always fun to chat with other Tesla owners. But, the TURO service at the SFO valet parking was just perfect! They took all the pictures, refunded the Uber ride and 5 minutes latzer I was on the road in the best car ever build!
Thomas O. - March 19, 2019
Tesla Model 3 2018
Airport pickup was a bit of a hassle. But eventually got around to it. Model 3 was picked up clean with a full charge. Kaushik is a very easygoing, friendly gentleman. Drop off was easy and he provided a ride to my terminal.
Shawn A. - January 30, 2019
Porsche Boxster 2013
Great Car and Great Owner. Easiest and best rental car experience ever.
Chris B. - October 8, 2018
Toyota Yaris 2007
Larry was great! Very communicative, and picked us up at the airport. Convenient and simple rental.
Lauren M. - November 19, 2017
BMW M4 2016
Fantastic experience with Jeff’s m4, this car is immaculate. I would highly recommend this rental.
Gearoid C. - October 29, 2018
BMW 3 Series 2007
Clark was great, absolutely loved the rental. Car was perfect for the trip!! Thanks Clark!
Vittorio P. - October 22, 2018
BMW Z4 2011
Great first rental experience. The Z4 was a blast to drive down the PCH.
Lawrence G. - October 2, 2018
Tesla Model S 2014
Had a wonderful Rental experience. Very easy to contact.
Shane C. - September 30, 2017
BMW 3 Series 2014
Incredible rental. Super fun car! Couldn't have been easier.
Andrew F. - October 16, 2017
Nissan Sentra 2015
Amazing owner and very understanding! Rental was a brezy.
Johann L. - November 14, 2017
Chevrolet Volt 2017
Great vehicle and great rental. Couldn’t have been better!
Carl Y. - November 20, 2017
BMW 3 Series 2006
Great rental! Car was immaculate, service was top notch.
Robin G. - June 13, 2018
Nissan Versa Note 2014
Great rental car and service, would recommend and use again
Keven C. - June 24, 2018
Audi S5 2013
Great car with a totally hassle free rental !
Andrew H. - July 11, 2018
Chevrolet Corvette 2018
Honestly the perfect rental. The car was immaculate and Feleti was great at communicating and helped with every single detail to make this my best Turo rental. Thank you!
Ian T. - November 26, 2018
BMW 3 Series 2008
Great communications and punctual service on both ends of the rental made this whole experience (our first Turo experience) more convenient than doing a standard car rental. Thanks Michael!
Jeff W. - October 16, 2018
Tesla Model 3 2018
I normally rent with national car rental agencies, and this was my first experience using Turo, so I wasn't sure what to expect. I was very impressed. I asked Daniel quite a few questions before booking and they were answered promptly. Booking was very easy. The car was as described, and it was amazing to drive a Tesla Model 3, rather than the rental cars I normally get. Charging the car during my trip with the Tesla superchargers around the Bay area was super easy, and quite fast. It was clean inside and out when I picked it up. I went for the extra paid options which meant I could literally return the car without having to clean the car or charge it fully, that saved me a lot of time on the day of return. Pick up and return at the Turo Valet lot was easy with one exception. When I picked it up, the Turo agent told me they had taken photos of the car inside and out, and emailed me them on the spot. When I went out to the car, I noticed kerbing damage to two of the wheels, and those wheels had not been photographed by the Turo agent during the inspection. They took photographs, said apologised, but I felt it was very sloppy of them to miss those two wheels in the first place. This is not the fault of Daniel who owns the car, but of the Turo agents at the lot. As a customer, I should have to double check that they have done the inspection properly.
Maneesh J. - March 20, 2019
Tesla Model S 2018
AAA+ rental experience -- great communication -- AMAZING car -- So beautiful and clean and FAST. I want a Tesla P100D blacked out now. Thank you very much for the great experience.
Matthew D. - February 12, 2019
Volvo S60 2007
Tung was awesome. Very flexible and stayed in communication with us. Kept us informed of all the parts of the rental. Great guy, great service, great car. Thanks, Tung! We will definitely use you again.
Walter A. - January 1, 2019
Tesla Model 3 2018
Grayson's Model 3 absolutely made my weekend. Grayson was communicative, flexible, and highly considerate of my needs for the car. I highly recommend him for anyone looking for a great rental in the Bay area.
Ibrahim Z. - January 2, 2019
Nissan Maxima 2005
Powai was so great on this trip. The airport pickup and drop off was super easy and convenient, and the car worked great. 13/10.
Kelsey H. - September 30, 2017
Volkswagen GTI 2012
Super accommodating. Car was perfect for our trip. I’ve never used the Turo shuttle before, but it was really fast and convenient for the airport pickup.
Kevin D. - November 17, 2017
FIAT 500 2012
The Fiat 500 was fun and awesome to drive around! Had a great time! And loved the Turo service for airport pickup & drop off!
Glory R. - March 26, 2018
BMW 3 Series 2014
Great car/value and easy pickup/return from the airport! The car got excellent mileage with more performance than what you get with a standard rental. Thanks again!
Miles S. - October 3, 2018

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