When traditional car renting puts date night in danger
James bounces his toe nervously on the drab office carpet. The line hasn’t moved for probably ten minutes, and no one behind the counter at Big Car Rental seems to be in much of a hurry. “Excuse me,” James asks the woman in front of him. “How long were
Hosts: Car won’t start? Try this before going to the mechanic
Most cars shared on Getaround take advantage of our Enhanced Security features. When Enhanced Security is on, the Getaround Connect® prevents the car from starting unless it is unlocked using the Getaround Connect® Key in the Getaround app.
Safe driving tips for winter weather conditions
Don't lose your cool when winter weather makes road conditions less than ideal. Get a grip with these winter driving tips that will help you Getaround safely all winter long. Top Traction Tips * Never use cruise control on slippery roads. * Accelerate and decelerate slowly for the best traction, and never
Ask a Host: Catonya in College Park, Georgia
In our recurring blog series “Ask a Host,” Getaround community members share their knowledge and experiences sharing cars on the platform. Whether you’re new to hosting or you manage an entire fleet of shared vehicles, we think these tips and tricks will give you an edge in your business.
Lifelong New Yorker sees immediate success with carsharing side hustle
With carsharing now open for all in the Big Apple, new hosts are already booking trips and earning money. Lifelong New Yorker Adolfo Vergara was the first in the city to enroll his personal vehicle on Getaround, and he’s been surprised by the immediate results.