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San José Mineta International Airport Introduces Carsharing Innovation
New amenity allows locals to offer cars by the day, week, or month at SJC
San José Calif. – (January 30, 2023): Today, San José Mineta International Airport (SJC) and Turo, the world’s largest peer-to-peer car-sharing marketplace, announce the availability of vehicle exchanges from approved areas at the Airport.
The partnership means Turo hosts can share vehicles in an airport zone designated for peer-to-peer car sharing services, enabling guests to pick up a vehicle directly after arriving at the airport. The launch of this new service at SJC offers guests a selection of vehicles, including luxury and economy options with convenient drop-off and pick-up locations around the airport.
Turo drop-offs/pick-ups are available at the following SJC locations:
- Hourly Lot 2 (Terminal A Garage)
- Economy Parking Lot
- Terminal B - Stop 2 (adjacent Stop 1) - drop-off only
“In the spirit of Silicon Valley, we’re excited to be the first Bay Area airport to introduce Turo’s innovative platform,” said SJC Director John Aitken. “This partnership not only provides a creative transportation solution at the airport, but also offers an economic resource for members of our community looking to generate extra income using their vehicles.”
“This is a thrilling time for both our Turo community and the State of California,” said Turo CEO Andre Haddad. “Our new partnership with San José Mineta International Airport is a big leap toward achieving Turo’s vision of enabling anyone anywhere to find the perfect vehicle for their next adventure, while simultaneously supporting the local economy.” As Silicon Valley’s Airport, SJC embraces innovation and is known to welcome customer enhancements that also embrace it. Hosts on Turo can list their cars for booking at the time and price of their choice. Travelers simply enter their requested pick-up location, date and time, and are provided with photos and descriptions of available vehicles, along with details for booking.
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About SJC: Fly Simple.
Fueled by a culture of innovation, San José Mineta International Airport (SJC) is the Bay Area's easiest and most dependable airport due to its medium size, simple layout, temperate climate, and inland location. Just minutes from downtown San José, SJC is a convenient gateway to Northern California and the Silicon Valley region, providing nonstop service across North America and to Europe and Asia. SJC is a self-supporting enterprise owned and operated by the City of San José. For more airport information, visit flysanjose.com. Connect with SJC on social media at flysanjose.com/follow.
Turo is the world’s largest car sharing marketplace where guests can book any car they want, wherever they want it, from a vibrant community of trusted hosts. Whether they’re flying in from afar or looking for a car down the street, searching for a rugged truck or something smooth and swanky for a once-in-a-lifetime event, guests can take the wheel of the perfect car for any occasion, while hosts can take the wheel of their futures by sharing their underutilized personal vehicles or building an accessible, flexible, and scalable car sharing business from the ground up. Turo is home to a supportive and collaborative community that shares thousands of vehicles across the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, and Australia. To learn more about Turo, please visit www.turo.com. Source: Turo Inc.
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