September 17, 2013 2

Partnering with the SFMTA to expand car sharing citywide

blog asset

We’re excited to announce that Getaround is partnering with the City of San Francisco to expand car sharing across the city. As part of this new initiative the City will be assigning up to 450 parking spots for Getaround cars in city-owned garages, surface lots and new reserved street parked spaces. With more than a […]

Read More
September 15, 2013 0

New search, no bundles, and more…

Product update #8. We’ve been working hard to continually improve the Getaround experience – making it easier for owners and renters to share cars. Our latest product update focuses on 3 significant changes to our web app: New Search We recently launched a new search experience that is designed to emphasize cars in your local […]

Read More
June 5, 2013 0

The buzz about Instant

iStock_000029634472XXXLarge

Our goal at Getaround has always been to empower people to car share everywhere by making sharing cars on Getaround easier and more convenient than just owning a car. A few months ago, we rolled out a beta test of Instant cars in San Francisco. With Instant, as long as the car is available according to owner’s […]

Read More
May 16, 2013 0

Time to update your Getaround app!

It’s been just over 2 months since we launched our new iPhone app and since then, we’ve been hard at work listening to customers, identifying priorities, and shipping more, great features. We’re excited to announce some new features for our app that will make sharing cars on Getaround even easier. 1. Extend rentals for Instant cars: Hands […]

Read More
January 14, 2013 1

Here's to 2013!

This time last year, several media outlets pronounced 2012 as the Year of Sharing. And over the course of the last 12 months, we have witnessed countless amazing developments and advancements from our peers in the sharing economy. Our team spent the year, hard at work, working to improve the Getaround product with the hopes […]

Read More
November 30, 2012 0

Getaround & Exec: Operation Turkey Drop

We take the idea that “sharing is caring” pretty seriously. So when we heard that the San Francisco Food Bank was experiencing a serious turkey shortage leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday, we issued a challenge to Getaround users. For every Getaround car rented over the Thanksgiving holiday, Getaround would donate a turkey to charity. […]

Read More
November 19, 2012 3

The owner features you've been asking for!

You’ve waited patiently and we’ve been working hard to deliver some killer features designed specifically for Getaround owners. Our goal? Making it easy to manage your rentals and maximize your earnings! 1. Get paid on the 15th of each month and receive your earnings report From now on, you’ll always be paid on or before […]

Read More
November 8, 2012 2

Drive with style… like 007

Here at Getaround, we love cool cars. When we heard about the new Bond movie, we knew a trip to the theater just wouldn’t cut it. So instead of watching 007, we thought… what if YOU could be 007? We can’t promise you the charm, the good looks or the wit, but we can 007 your […]

Read More
September 20, 2012 2

Chicago, it's official!

A few weeks ago, we opened a small, private beta for our Chicago members and immediately realized we had found the next, great Getaround community. Today, we are excited to announce that Getaround Chicago is officially open for business with over 200 cars available for rent. And already, the community is packed with variety – Chicagoans can […]

Read More
Newer Posts
Older Posts