Car rental alternatives in Philadelphia, PA

Keep it brotherly
in Philly

As the city where the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776, Philadelphia is perhaps best-known as the birthplace of American democracy. But a visit to the City of Brotherly Love wouldn’t be complete without a peek at the Liberty Bell, a big bite out of a Philly Cheesesteak, and a run up the steps from the Rocky movies.

There’s even more to discover in this bustling city — and when you get your Philadelphia airport car rental alternative delivered, you won’t waste any time jumping in.

Philadelphia Favorites

From the historical to the gastronomical, Philadelphia is packed with activities for the curious visitor with

Reading Terminal Market

Started in 1892, this is the country’s oldest farmer’s market. It’s a hot spot for cheese lovers to find local artisan offerings, and is known for a mind-blowing pork sandwich.

Independence National Historic Park

Free to the public, this park includes famous historic monuments, like the Liberty Bell, Congress Hall, Franklin Court, and Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence was signed.

Eastern State Penitentiary

This old prison-turned-museum is a favorite to tour for a look at the cell where Al Capone was once held, and for the audio tour that Steve Buscemi narrates.

Top hosts in Philadelphia, PA

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Vitaly I. All-Star Host
387 trips Joined Jun 2015
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This rental is really easy to describe… Awesome value ... Awesome car… Awesome host… You’re an idiot if you don’t rent this car and work with this host
David - January 10, 2020
Vitaly cool dude & very understanding he communicates right away during a reservation cars are always clean & has a nice smell thank you vitaly will be renting again
Shakirah - January 14, 2020
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Brian M. All-Star Host
739 trips Joined Aug 2016
Typically responds in 1 minute

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So much better than car rental companies
Frank - November 29, 2019
We had such a great experience with our whole trip. Brian was amazing. He met us at the airport, was right on time and was super helpful. We were actually late coming back and he was super accommodating and made it easy for us. I know we could have messed up his whole plans since it was New Year’s eve but he didn’t even make it a fuss. I would definitely rent any time from him when we come into Philadelphia or New Jersey. The car was clean and neat and worked great for us and our family. Thank you so much.
Renie - January 2, 2020
Skip the rental car counter

Hit the road

Book a Philadelphia car rental alternative on Turo and experience a change of pace. Slow down in nature, or turn things up a notch and get even more city life.

Cape May

Cape May is the ultimate seaside beach town, and it’s only two hours away in your Philadelphia car rental alternative. Laze on the beach, stroll the town, and treat yourself to a seafood meal.

Pocono Mountains

Make the four-hour drive up to the mountains in your Philadelphia car rental alternative for a quiet getaway, or go into the wild to hike, bike, raft, or climb.

New York City

There’s nothing you can’t do in New York City, and whether you’re lured in by Broadway shows, great shopping, or impressive museums, it’s just a two-hour drive in your Philadelphia car rental.

Average ratings in Philadelphia (4.8 stars)

Hyundai Sonata 2011
So much better than car rental companies
Frank G. - November 29, 2019
Volkswagen Jetta 2018
If all Turo hosts were as professional as Michael, Turo could grow to be as big as Airbnb and put car rental companies out of business.
Zachary S. - September 23, 2018
Toyota Corolla 2018
Working with Sarathy was a breeze! I would definitely rent a car from her again.
Darren C. - December 19, 2019
Toyota Prius 2010
Michael was great to rent from and with his portfolio of rental cars he can easily substitute a car if he needs to which is a great convenience!
Carrick S. - August 22, 2018
Honda Accord 2017
Why would anyone ever rent from a major car rental company. Ifhaam made pickup and return super easy and fast. Car ran great and was very clean.
Monica R. - December 17, 2019
Ford Crown Victoria 2007
Great trip all around. Ali is my go to car rental.
Maram J. - October 20, 2019
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2016
Best person to rent a car from. Nicest guy
Shane M. - November 19, 2019
Mazda 3 2016
I appreciate the convenience of allowing me to extend the car rental hours. Thanks!
Tiffany G. - November 20, 2019
Ford Fiesta 2013
car rental went smoothly. thanks!
Steve D. - June 10, 2019
Hyundai Sonata 2016
The best Turo car rental ever. Thanks James.
Hameedah T. - March 8, 2019
Honda Accord 2017
Host was professional, personable and car was great. Might never use a traditional car rental company again!
Ian K. - November 20, 2019
Toyota Yaris 2014
Excellent car and car rental experience.
Elizabeth W. - September 8, 2018
Honda Insight 2010
Will definitely use this as my go to car rental.
Sharon K. - March 31, 2019
Nissan Versa Note 2016
The easiest car rental experience of my life!
Allison R. - June 30, 2019
De Janiera
Toyota Yaris 2008
This was my first time using turo and it was great! The exchange was almost effortless. I like this much better than the standard car rental companies. Robert is very communicative and easy to work with. Getting to drive a manual again was awesome!
De Janiera T. - November 25, 2018
Toyota Corolla 2015
I had a great host experience with Double. I will definitely rent a car from Double again.
Adreyiania T. - December 1, 2019
Chevrolet Impala 2018
Thanks for your service! I really enjoyed using your car to drive around town. It was really an amazing time out here on vacation. The car was in great condition, how the car drove was great, just my overall experience out here in Philadelphia was a great experience!! I would definitely be contacting Dennis to use one of his cars again on my next trip to Philadelphia. Great great service! Communication was great!
Joy E. - January 7, 2020
Edward William
Toyota Prius 2009
Have used Michael’s car rental numerous times and have always been very satisfied.
Edward William B. - February 21, 2019
Nissan Sentra 2011
Very convenient and punctual made my 20 hour trip to Philadelphia a lot easier than if I were to rent a car from a traditional service.
Skylar H. - November 13, 2018
Kia Forte 2011
Franz was a fantastic host. We could not have asked for a better experience. Pickup and drop off were a breeze, the car ran perfectly and Franz even went out of his way to accommodate an extra day for us. This is the best experience I’ve ever had with a car rental. I highly recommend Franz to anyone!
Elizabeth B. - December 1, 2019
Chrysler 200 2013
It was the easiest rental ever. Michael met us at the arrivals of the airport. All I had to do was show my driver’s license. Michael and his wife gratuitously welcomes us. They gave us suggestions to visit in Philadelphia. On the dash board a gift bag filled with Philadelphia greeted us. Returning the car was just as easy. We drove to departures, and Michael was waiting for us. He was super flexible with the return time. We would love to rent from Michael again!
Zein N. - December 21, 2019
Kia Forte 2010
We had such a great experience with our whole trip. Brian was amazing. He met us at the airport, was right on time and was super helpful. We were actually late coming back and he was super accommodating and made it easy for us. I know we could have messed up his whole plans since it was New Year’s eve but he didn’t even make it a fuss. I would definitely rent any time from him when we come into Philadelphia or New Jersey. The car was clean and neat and worked great for us and our family. Thank you so much.
Renie S. - January 2, 2020
Elder Daniel
Nissan Altima 2013
Mr. Hany is someone I definitely will be renting from again. Very well respected and helped alot. He gets a 5 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ from me. EXCELLENT CAR RENTAL!!!
Elder Daniel G. - September 9, 2019
Kia Forte 2015
Thank you double I really enjoyed my trip. I will definitely rent out a car from you again!
Adreyiania T. - December 8, 2019
Toyota Prius 2010
Mike is the man to rent a car from.Very helpful if needed.
Timothy L. - November 26, 2018
Volkswagen Golf GTI 2018
Michael's Golf GTI is an awesome car. clean good looks and did i mention...its extremely fast! A definite head turner and a beautiful exhaust note. This car turned heads and got thumbs up everywhere I went. Will definitely rent of my favs. Michaels Cars are the best. The King of Turo Philly. Check him out!
Jamal M. - December 22, 2019
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2016
super recommend, very attentive owners and excellent car. The next time I am in Philadelphia I will rent again with them.
Osmar A. - December 27, 2019
Tesla Model S 2016
We have gone through Turo for Teslas at several US airports and one in Canada. They have all been excellent but Ryan was exceptional. He met us at the gate, the car was clean and ready to go, and he even helped load the luggage carefully. On the return he was waiting when we pulled up to baggage claim and again helped us. I really couldn't hope for anything better. I'll definitely reach out to him for all of our trips into the Philadelphia area.
Michael G. - January 7, 2020
Honda Fit 2015
Great car rental. Clean, eco friendly and smooth ride! Lisa was very kind and punctual and good at communicating. Excellent experience.
Kimberly H. - October 29, 2018
Nissan Versa 2014
Allen is really great and flexible with the car rental! Will definitely book with him again if I need to rent!
Kristen R. - April 13, 2019
Nissan Sentra 2013
Good first experience with Ethan on Turo. I will definitely recommend him to friends and family for their car rental needs.
Johanna L. - May 21, 2019
Kia Soul 2012
Brian was great—extremely fast response time. I’m unconvinced that Turo offers any improvements over Zipcar or a traditional car rental, however.
Paul C. - July 15, 2019
Nissan Versa 2013
Amazing car, amazing rental process! Will continue to rent from Double!
Shamar C. - July 29, 2019
Nissan Altima 2012
By far the best car rental experience I’ve ever had! Amos could not have been more helpful, kind & flexible. The car drove beautifully and I had zero issues whatsoever! 10/10 would recommend.
Megan C. - February 10, 2019
Chevrolet Camaro 2018
This is my first time using the Turo app. Literally probably the best car rental person I ever had. I really recommend nat. So friendly and kind. Definitely going to rent from him again!
Tony S. - May 6, 2019
Toyota Corolla 2015
Maha made my trip (and first time traveling with my infant) an absolute breeze. The car was super clean and fun to drive, he was very communicative and easy to reach with questions and both the pick up and return processes were easier than any car rental place and I used to travel regularly for work. I would absolutely recommend Maha’s services if you’re traveling to and from the greater Philadelphia region!
Leah M. - September 27, 2018
Nissan Altima 2013
Thank you for letting me use your car, TIffany! Tiffany is amazingly flexible and understanding, and she is beyond helpful with Turo. The car rental was great and I found no issues at all! Her nissan was totally worth the money and allowed me to have a great day trip
Hannah L. - August 26, 2019
Honda Accord 2012
Great car far a long trip. I took Mike’s car from Philly to NC and back. Zero problems. Smooth ride. Very clean. I needed to extend a day and Mike replied and confirmed very quickly. I would definitely rent from Mike again.
Marcus M. - December 31, 2019
Mitsubishi Mirage 2018
Charles was the best! Extremely prompt and flexible when the airline changed the flight times. The car was great on gas! Will rent from him again.
Mark L. - January 1, 2020
Nissan Altima 2013
The car was nice an clean he’s very accommodating. Easy pick up an drop off I’d definitely rent again well he’s the knelt person I rent cars from.
Andrea C. - January 2, 2020
Toyota Corolla 2012
There was a small hiccup at the start of my trip due to the previous renter, but Patrick was very upfront, communicative, and apologetic. I thought he handled it very well and appreciated that! The car was nice and clean and easy to drive!
Alison B. - January 15, 2020
Nissan Maxima 2011
This rental is really easy to describe… Awesome value ... Awesome car… Awesome host… You’re an idiot if you don’t rent this car and work with this host
David B. - January 10, 2020
Ford Focus 2014
The rental was great Michael and his wife are awesome to deal with! I included a lovely bag of snacks for my son and I❤️ I would definitely rent from them again
Rachel L. - January 8, 2020
Honda Accord 2017
Car was exactly as explained, clean and easy to drive. Communication was exceptional! Will rent from him again on next trip!
Karen W. - January 9, 2020
Nissan Maxima 2011
Vitaly cool dude & very understanding he communicates right away during a reservation cars are always clean & has a nice smell thank you vitaly will be renting again
Shakirah B. - January 14, 2020
Toyota Prius c 2016
Catherine was extremely easy to deal with and very friendly. Car was clean and gas was full, the pickup process was seamless, would definitely rent from her again!
Philip H. - January 15, 2020
Chevrolet Malibu 2011
Dameon was great to rent from. He is a very friendly laid back guy and was very flexible about the car rental. Pick up and drop off were a breeze. I would definitely rent this car again.
Lydia H. - December 17, 2018
Nissan Altima 2015
Medical visits and personal. Excellent service convenient and the only way I will rent a car in the future.tommy deserves more than 5*****!
Mary S. - March 20, 2019
Chrysler 200 2015
Peter was very friendly, accommodating and kind! Would definitely rent a car from him again. Car was fun to drive and did well on gas
Stephanie T. - July 9, 2019
Chevrolet Malibu 2011
Dameon was and is the best person to rent a car with Turo! Great communication, very flexible and a great price. This was the third time renting with Dameon, and I will continue to keep renting with him.
Steve S. - December 7, 2018
Audi S5 2014
Best car rental experience I have ever had. I’ve driven all over the US in rentals and this is by far the best fleet I’ve ever seen. The Audi S5 is a real beauty. I will gladly rent again. Thank you Michael!
Zachary S. - September 21, 2018
Toyota Prius 2010
I have to rent a car one day a week for work and he has quickly became my go to rental agent lol. He is awesome to work with and his cars are always really clean and well taken care of.
Jasmine N. - September 26, 2018
Honda Civic 2017
This was the best thing that I could have done. I checked into Enterprise before this and was dissatisfied after I compared the two. For now on any time that I need to rent a car this is the route that I am going.
DAYON J. - June 18, 2019
Honda Accord 2017
Sara made it extremely easy to pick the car up from a safe location with no communication problems or delays. Would rent again!
Daniel F. - December 21, 2019
Honda Civic 2016
Everything was a breeze , will look forward to renting again the car is EVERYTHING
Rose B. - December 20, 2019
Dodge Avenger 2013
I always rent from double and never really have an issue even if one comes up she does everything to make sure things get worked out. Best host so far in my opinion
Ushinna F. - January 1, 2020
BMW 2 Series 2016
What a great experience! Matt was a flexible host and the car was so fun to drive. I’d definitely rent it again.
Daniel F. - January 1, 2020
Mitsubishi Lancer 2008
Perfect for running errands around the city. The owner communicated effectively. Car did have some dents on the passenger side. Would rent from this owner again!
Shana F. - December 22, 2019
Nissan Altima 2013
I loved renting from Hany he was nice, he was there if I needed him, and the car was amazing!
Miaja B. - December 23, 2019
Nissan Juke 2015
Car was great—lots of storage and fun to drive. Pickup and return via lockbox was super easy. Would rent again.
Bryne Y. - December 26, 2019
Kia Optima 2013
Thanks for the pickup accomodations Hany! I really appreciated that. The pickup and drop off process was seamless and made my trip less stressful. I would definitely rent from you again when I'm back in the area.
Elias M. - December 26, 2019
Honda Civic 2016
The car was extremely clean, and I appreciated Olivia’s flexibility when I needed to rent the car for an extra day! I would recommend her to others!
KALA B. - December 24, 2019
Acura TLX 2019
I enjoyed renting from Harrison and it will be my pleasure to rent again. I look forward for this car again on the 27th of December 2019. This Acura is top grade🤗
Tamara M. - December 23, 2019
Emre Can
Toyota Prius 2018
It was a great trip with Edwin’s car!
Emre Can Ö. - December 19, 2019
Nissan Altima 2015
Love the car and was there when i picked it up and was very nice will rent again
Charles K. - December 30, 2019
Nissan Altima 2013
From booking until dropping this trip was easy. Fraz was quick to answer any questions and provided all the in-depth information we needed for our pickup. Car ran and drove great. Highly recommend.
Bryan C. - December 30, 2019
Honda Accord Sedan 2019
Was very kind and car drove great will defiantly rent again
Kyeisha G. - December 30, 2019
Chevrolet Malibu Limited 2016
Stephanie's Malibu was GREAT and the trip was trouble free. Stephanie's professionalism was exceptional. I would definitely rent from her again and again.
KELLY G. - December 29, 2019
Chrysler 200 2015
Great car and excellent communication with the host! Would rent again!
Sam W. - December 27, 2019
Toyota Camry 2015
Everything worked out great - Catherine was lovely and the car ran smoothly. We only used 3.8 gallons on a 150 mile trip! Amazing!
Lizzie H. - January 2, 2020
Toyota Corolla 2019
Car worked as expected and Jawad was very flexible regarding drop off. Would rent from him again!
Jerome D. - January 2, 2020
Kia Forte 2018
This car served its purpose just fine. Got us around the area reliably and with no fuss, and MPG was reasonable. Nothing particularly stand-out about the car, either good or bad, but that's OK. Overall clean inside and out, but did have a little bit of a funky smell inside. Would rent it again.
Eric W. - January 2, 2020
Nissan Altima 2014
Amos was a great host! Car was better than expected. Looking forward to renting again!
Long E. - December 27, 2019
Nissan Sentra 2013
It was a good trip, Ethan was very nice and communicative and the car drove smoothly.
Faith S. - January 2, 2020
Mazda 3 2013
Host was very communicative, pickup and return was very detailed and well organized! The car was amazing on mileage and I couldn’t be more thankful for Double being so accommodating to my request extension. Will be renting again!
Dominique O. - December 27, 2019
Chevrolet Malibu 2013
Have rented from Fraz twice now and will do so whenever I return to Philadelphia. He’s very responsive and keeps his cars clean and tidy. Added bonus that he met me at the terminal both times. Great renter, highly recommended.
Shandon F. - December 6, 2019
Honda Accord Sedan 2019
great car, great service, had a rough time with turo and fraz definitely made me and my boyfriends life so much easier! appreciate the service and allowing us to use the car for our trip!
Makayla S. - January 3, 2020
Honda Civic 2016
Very nice car and easy communication with Olivia , would definitely rent it again
Ahmed M. - January 11, 2020
Mazda 3 2016
Denis was communicative, reliable and responsive. The car was in good condition and ran without fault. Would rent from again!
Anthony D. - January 11, 2020
Chrysler 200 2016
My original host cancelled on me ladt minute & Hany was able to get me on the road in the next few hours. Great communication, and punctual. He won't leave you hanging for a long time for a response like others on here. He's everything you'd want in a host to rent from. Very professional & flexible. I enjoyed his vehicle & would definitely borrow again, as needed, for future trips.
April W. - January 11, 2020
Volkswagen Jetta 2019
Michael was great. He responded fast and was available to assist me in my check-in and check-out. The the car was clean and had a smooth ride. I found a new appreciation for the new Jettas. Would rent again for sure! Shawn W.
Shawn W. - January 1, 2020
Honda Accord 2017
Sara was an outstanding Turo Host. Very neighborly and a great car with convenient pickup location. Would recommend to friends and rent from again.
Ryan T. - January 13, 2020
Mary English
Dodge Caliber 2010
Stu is AMAZING. So friendly and easy going but also very professional. At the end of the trip I needed a ride to my hotel and it was 20 minutes from the meetup spot to return the car. Stu offered and drove me to my hotel and it was nighttime and I was running 10 minutes late: he really went above and beyond!
Mary English V. - January 13, 2020
Nissan Altima 2007
Process was pretty smooth. Fraz was nice and responds quickly. Car is clean and smelled great. Could use some maintenance with the popping and bumpiess as you stop and start. Great deal for the price. Very reasonable mileage include! Would use Fraz again.
Kimberly S. - January 14, 2020
Toyota Camry 2018
Very accomodating, flexible, gives clear instructions. The car was very clean and smell nice. Pleasure renting from him.
Aditya S. - January 15, 2020
Kia Forte 2011
Definitely do not hesitate to rent from Fraz. Very accommodating and very fast reply’s. Fraz definitely cares for the renters and he made sure to make arranges so we were on time for our flight. Definitely would rent again!
Tommy N. - January 7, 2020
Toyota Prius 2017
Was a great host. He let me extend an extra hour for free and the car was nice and clean. Would definitely rent again.
Ryan R. - January 9, 2020
Nissan Sentra 2013
Easy pick up and return ... was very quick with responses and communication... car ran good only problem was the car was dirty on the inside and had a few beauty marks on the exterior.. Howe’s nothing that effected the ride... car was perfect for what I needed it for.. would rent again
Britnee D. - January 12, 2020
Chevrolet Malibu Limited 2016
Very nice car and very kind people! Would rent again
Erica O. - January 14, 2020
Honda Insight 2013
Can't begin to describe Maha's flexibility upon pickup and return of the car at the Phil. Int. airport, as well as his straightforward and friendly communication. The car itself was great, unbeatable mileage thanks to the hybrid functionality and it drove well. Also very competitive price-wise. I certainly recommend Maha to anyone in the area and should I ever get the chance to fly back to Philadelphia, it's obvious who I'll rent a car from.
Simone C. - January 11, 2019

Best Philadelphia driving roads

Route 611

Head north on this route in your Philadelphia car rental alternative to find clear roads that delight with twists and turns, and scenic views of the Delaware River.

Route 30 to Lancaster

Take this drive in your Philadelphia car rental alternative to appreciate the views of lush farmland, and the Amish and Menonnite communities along the way.

Kelly Drive to Chestnut Hill

Hop in your Philadelphia car rental alternative for this scenic drive that runs through Fairmount Park and parallel to the Schuylkill River, where you can see rowers in action.