May 10, 2016 0

13 cars and counting: A #gogetter story


+-*Joe Rivera loves cars. Together with his partner, Joe owns over a dozen cars of various years, makes, and models. Among his impressive fleet of cars are a Porsche Boxster, a BMW 5 Series, and a Mercedes-Benz E-Class.   “Growing up,” Joe shared, “I loved to drive. I would drive whenever I got a chance, […]

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May 5, 2016 0

Make Mother’s Day a little more memorable


+-*To celebrate Mother’s Day, we’ve pulled together a list of local Getaround cars that would perfectly compliment any outing you’ve got planned with mom. Check out our top five below. FIAT 500 CONVERTIBLE Rent a little classic from Italy. There are few cars that have the same vibrant character as the FIAT 500 convertible. Don’t […]

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May 4, 2016 0

Meet our Happiness Team


+-*“Impossible” is all we heard when we first founded Getaround in 2010. Six years and 120 employees later, we’re still here. While we may not have captured the market in a galaxy far, far away just yet, we continue to make the impossible possible here on Earth. When establishing our dedicated Happiness Team, we drew […]

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May 2, 2016 0

The Top Gear moments that top our list

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+-*It’s no secret that we have some lifelong Top Gear fans at Getaround HQ.  In anticipation of the new season of Top Gear, we’ve pulled together five of our favorite episodes from the Hammond, May and Clarkson years.  While some may call Top Gear the “most widely watched factual television programme,” we just call it […]

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April 21, 2016 0

Make every day Earth Day


+-*The transportation landscape is changing rapidly.  Our mission is to empower people to carshare everywhere. Not only is carsharing changing the way people get around, but also – and more importantly – it’s good for our cities and for the environment. This Earth Day, we’re celebrating the incredible impact our community has had on urban mobility and sustainability. […]

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April 15, 2016 0

Enjoy Record Store Day with a Tune-Filled Trip

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+-*To celebrate Record Store Day, we’ve pulled together our Top 10 road trip tracks. Just because you can’t spin your favorite vinyl in the car, doesn’t mean you can’t take a drive with some tunes from your collection. Hit up your favorite local record stores, then hit the road with Getaround. 1. Holiday Road – […]

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April 8, 2016 0

Must Do Adventures in Chicago this Spring

+-*As the weather finally starts to turn in our favor, we’re ready to get out of the house and explore this wonderful city of ours. Time to book your Getaround car and start planning those adventures! 1. Escape to Lake Geneva Scenic Lake Geneva is a quick 1.5 hour drive from Chicago, making it the perfect weekend retreat when […]

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April 1, 2016 0

Jousts, shots & shuffles: A #gogetter story


+-*At 10 am on a Saturday in late March, Pete Abram was preparing to hit the court in Alberta Park. The third annual Rose City Royal Rumble – Portland’s wrestling-themed bike polo tournament –  was kicking off for the weekend, and Pete was ready to play. Much like traditional polo, bike polo involves two teams […]

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February 18, 2016 0

5 Perks You’ll Thank Your Car For


+-*  When designing Open Road, our exclusive owner rewards program, we had one thing in mind: perks. We brainstormed what our community wanted most. The Oscar ceremony offers free astrology readings to attendees and Google employees can earn massage credits for a job well done, but we thought long and hard about how to get […]

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February 4, 2016 0

The Top 10 Places To Catch A Sunset In Virginia

+-*Slow things down a bit and take it all in. Let’s be honest, the West typically gets all the props for in-your-face towering peaks, dramatic landscapes, and rugged, untamed wilderness. If you give Virginia a chance with its majestic Blue Ridge views, friendly locals, and adventure for days, trust me, it just may find a […]

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