Car hire with Budget

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Our great prices include

  • Free cancellation and amendments
  • Third party liability insurance
  • Collision damage waiver
  • Vehicle licensing fee

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Budget car rental with easyCar

  • Why choose Budget?

    Budget strives to stay true to its name, offering a variety of vehicles at competitive rates.

  • Car hire locations

    Budget operates worldwide, and has over 800 airport locations alone. So you can expect to find a Budget branch in the most popular destinations.

  • Car hire brands

    Budget was bought by Avis Europe in 2003 and is currently part of the Avis Budget Group, Inc.

  • What do easyCar customers think?

    Our customers highly rate Budget on the cleanliness of their vehicles and smooth drop-off process.

  • Waiting time

    In many of our most popular locations, the average waiting time for picking up a Budget vehicle takes under 20 minutes.

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A bit about Budget

The well-known company, Budget Car Rental, was founded in 1958 by Morris Mirkin. As the name suggests, Budget was established with good value services in mind. The brand aims to look after value-conscious travellers and now operates in over 120 countries. Budget Car Rental is the third biggest car hire company in the world, offering cars in 3,150 locations. New branches are still being announced regularly. On top of this, the brand manages the second largest truck rental service in America.

Budget age requirements

How old do you have to be to rent a car from Budget?

easyCar customer reviews for Budget

  • Nice Airport

    "I am very satisfied with the service I received. The cost of hire was very competitive and the car was excellent."

  • Faro Airport

    "The car was clean and tidy, picking the keys was smooth and efficient with a really good level of customer service."

  • Heathrow Airport

    "Could not have been more helpful service was fantastic, courteous, friendly, really top notch. Very happy customer."

  • Los Angeles Airport

    "I had absolutely no problems at all! The staff were great and treated me just like any other customer and didn't try to upsell anything to me that was not needed. The van that we received was also bigger and better than the one that we were supposed get."

  • Ostrava Airport

    "easyCar found us the car and Budget provided excellent service with great personality."

Most popular car rental locations for Budget

  • Geneva Airport

    Cointrin, Genf, 1215, Switzerland

  • Heathrow Airport

    Terminal 2-3-4 London TW6 2QA

  • Gatwick Airport

    London Gatwick Airport (Monorail Terminal), South, Gatwick RH6 0NW

  • Dublin Airport

    Arrivals Hall Terminal 1 and 2 Dublin Airport, Dublin, K67 E4P2, Ireland

  • Keflavik International Airport

    Keflavík Airport (Arrivals), 235 Reykjanesbær, Iceland

  • Zurich Airport

    Flughofstrasse 3, 8060 Kloten, Switzerland

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Popular locations

With hundreds of locations worldwide, there are plenty of Budget pick up points to choose from. These are the most popular Budget locations among easyCar customers.

Popular countries Average cost per day of car hire
UK £23
France £33
Switzerland £39
Italy £29

Popular cities Average cost per day of car hire
London £24
Geneva £41
Dublin £16
Paris £32


In order to collect your rental you'll have to leave a secuity deposit. The amount will vary depending on the type of car you select and where you pick up your rental. Typically, larger, more expensive vehicles will have a higher deposit and excess rate.

The table below shows the minimum deposit amount required by Budget in order to lend you a vehicle.

CountryDeposit minimum
UK£200 + rental price +
optional extras
SwitzerlandCHF 200