Rent out your car on Turo, an Airbnb-type app

Rent out your car on Turo, an Airbnb-type app


MAY GET THE HEADLINES, BUT YOU ALSO RENT YOUR CAR TO A STRANGER – THROUGH AN APP ( LAUREN) LIKE AIR BNB FOR YOUR CAR… THE APP TURO HAS BEEN AROUND FOR NEARLY A DECADE INCLUDING RIGHT HERE IN INDIANPOLIS 24 HOUR NEWS 8’S JOE MELILLO LOOKED INTO THIS TECHNOLOGY AND BRINGS US THE DETAILS THIS MORNING (JOE) GOOD MORNING IMAGINE DRIVING UP TO THE AIRPORT AND HANDING YOUR KEYS TO A COMPLETE STRANGER … AND LETTING THEM HAVE YOUR CAR TO USE… THATS WHAT TURO IS ALL ABOUT .. EXPECT YOU GET PAID LIKE RENTING YOU YOUR HOME… TURO ADVERTISES ITS BUSINESS AS A WAY TO TURN YOUR CAR FROM A COST TO A CAHS ENGINE… FOUNDED IN 2010 .. THEIS SAANF FRANSISCO BASED COMPNAY IS IN CITIES AROUND THE WORLD… OFFICIALS FROM TURO SAY THEY ARE A MORE TRAVEL FOCUSED COMPNAY THAT IS PROVIDING TRAVELRS WITH ALTERNATIVES TO TRADITIONAL RENTAL CAR COMPANIES ON AVERAGE YOU WILL PAY ABOUT 30 DOLLARS LESS A DAY THAN IF YOU RENT THROUGH OTHER CAR COMPNAIES SAND HOSTS CAN EARN 450 DOLLARS – 500 DOLLARS A MONTH… FOR SHELBY KOONCE THATS ABOUT A CAR PAYMENT FOR ONE OF HIS THREE CARS (( SOME USERS REALLY HIT IT OUT OF THE PARK ESPCEIALLY IN BIGGER MARKETS PHONIX AND LA INDY IS DEFINITLY A SMALLER MARKETR WE DONT MAKE ENOUGH TO COVER OUR CAR PAYMENTS BY ANY MEANS BUT FOR HAVING A THIRD VEHICLE THAT WOULD BE SITTING IN THE GARAGE OR THE DRIVEWAY ITS EASY MONEY)) ((NOW WE HAVE PEOPLE WHO ARE ABLE TO OFFSET THE COSTS OF ONWEING A CAR AND IN SOME CASES BUY A CAR THAT THEY WOULDN’T BE ABLE TO AFFORD LIKE MAYBE YOU WERE IN A PRIUS CATEGORY AND OU WANTED A TESLA X .. WELL YOU RENT IT OU A FEW TIMES AND YOU’RE GETTING A FREE TESLA X )) INDIANAPOLIS IS TILL A RELATIVLY SMALL MARKET SHELBY SAYS HE’S HAD MORE SUCCESS WHEN HIS PRICE IS ABOUT 55 DOLLARS A DAY TO RENT AND WITH THAT YOU GET ABOUT 200 MILES TO USE A DAY… (JOE) A BIG QUESTION HAS BEEN ABOUT INSURANCE AND SHELBY SAYS THEINSUARCE TURO OFFERS IS MORE COMPREHSIVE THAN ANY TRADITIONAL CAR RENTAL COMPANY.. HE SAYS ALTHOUGH AIRPORT TRAVELERS ARE GOOD CUSTOMERS MANY OF HIS RENTALS COMES FROM PEOPLE NEEDING IS CAR FOR A DAY WHILE THEIRS IS IN THE SHOP… ILL PUT MORE INFO ON WISH TV DOT COM (LAUREN) –TIME CHECK– (SCOTT) PRESIDENT TRUMP IS SPELLING OUT HIS PLANS FOR THE DRUG CRISIS. PRESIDENT TRUMP IS SPELLING OUT HIS PLANS FOR THE DRUG CRISIS.