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Book Budget car rentals in Birmingham

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Budget car rental prices in Birmingham

IntermediateC$ 118/day
Full-sizeC$ 121/day
SUVC$ 115/day
MinivanC$ 201/day
Pick-up truckC$ 155/day
CoupeC$ 113/day
Compact SUVC$ 115/day
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Reviews for Budget in Birmingham

Pros

" and helpful."(in 1394 reviews)
"Great price, very ."(in 3750 reviews)
" and fast."(in 1394 reviews)

Cons

"Terrible as well"(in 355 reviews)
"Will Budget again!"(in 252 reviews)
"Will Budget again."(in 252 reviews)
Overall Rating6.8 OkayBased on 39 reviews
Cleanliness
7.1
Comfort
7.2
Overall
6.9
Pick-up/Drop-off
6.7
Value for money
6.6

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10.0
Thank y’all very muchReviewed 12 Jul. 2024
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10.0
Staff was amazing and car was perfect!Reviewed 30 Jan. 2024
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8.0
What I like was that they were able to switch from one to another because I came to wrong Budget.Reviewed 1 Jan. 2024
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2.0
The car was filthy and not clean when I picked it up. It seemed heavily of smoke and gas fumes. The fee was astronomical and the representative would not change it to the government rate, even though I showed them the paperwork.Reviewed 23 Oct. 2022
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10.0
Very clean vehicle great person who rented to usReviewed 4 Oct. 2022
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2.0
We made a reservation for a truck & made the rental request a week in advance. When we got there to pick up the vehicle, no trucks. They offered us a small SUV which would not fulfill our needs. They gave us no other options. If I had wanted a small SUV, I would have requested that from the options menu.Reviewed 12 Sep. 2022
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5.9
Picked up a Camry initially, but we knew within a few minutes we would have to return it. Strong tire vibration left us feeling unsafe for our upcoming road trip. Dealt with tired employees and a lot of back & forth before finally finding a good replacement. It took about 2 hours off our journey so we were off to a late start. Replacement car was just fine, but windshield wipers were so loud. Both cars could've been cleaned better. Drop off was okay but felt bad for stressed and overworked employee who handled it.Reviewed 23 Jun. 2021
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2.0
Cons:Waited over an hour for a car that smelled like cigarettes had holes in the seeds and was absolutely disgusting. Do you have one person working the counter and 12 people in line.Reviewed 30 May 2021
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10.0
Pros:Staff was awesome. Easy pickup and a nice, low milage, nice carReviewed 15 Apr. 2021
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6.8
Pros:I liked the fact that I received a hybrid vehicle for my long trip. The gas savings were great.Cons:Both at pick up and drop off the door had a sign that the attendant would return in a few minutes. The car, when received was externally very dirty and had what looked like tape residue on some of the windows. This made inspection difficult, so much so that I missed a chip in the windshield thinking it was a dead bug. Luckily, it had already been reported. Additionally, I had reserved a mid-size car and received a compact. Since it was a hybrid and I was going on a long trip, I didn't complain, but I'm pretty sure that I over paid for a compact car.Reviewed 22 Oct. 2019
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7.2
Cons:It was not clear to me that there was an offsite Budget, who I actually rented from, and a onsite at the airport Budget. The man in charge was very helpful to honor what I had and made clear that it would be $5 more per day. Which was fine.Reviewed 12 Sep. 2019
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10.0
Pros:Good car. Easy pickup and return. Good priceCons:NothingReviewed 24 Aug. 2019
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Where can I find Budget car rentals in Birmingham?

Address

5900 Messer Airport Highway

Hours

Monday06:00 - 23:59
Tuesday06:00 - 23:59
Wednesday06:00 - 23:59
Thursday06:00 - 23:59
Friday06:00 - 23:59
Saturday06:00 - 23:59
Sunday06:00 - 23:59

Phone

+1 205 322 3596

Address

2301 Third Avenue South

Hours

Monday07:30 - 16:30
Tuesday07:30 - 16:30
Wednesday07:30 - 16:30
Thursday07:30 - 16:30
Friday07:30 - 16:30

Phone

+1 205 322 3598

Address

5344 Messer Airport Highway

Hours

Monday06:00 - 23:59
Tuesday06:00 - 23:59
Wednesday06:00 - 23:59
Thursday06:00 - 23:59
Friday06:00 - 23:59
Saturday06:00 - 23:59
Sunday06:00 - 23:59

Phone

+1 205 322 3596

Address

450 Cahaba Park Circle

Hours

Monday07:30 - 16:30
Tuesday07:30 - 16:30
Wednesday07:30 - 16:30
Thursday07:30 - 16:30
Friday07:30 - 16:30

Phone

+1 205 552 1515

Good to know

Most popular location

5344 Messer Airport Highway

Most popular car type

Mini

Top tips for renting a car from Budget in Birmingham

  • A really important factor when you book Budget car rentals in Birmingham is the type of car you wish to rent. Midsize cars provide a balance between size and fuel efficiency. They are a good option if you need more interior space and comfort. Full-size cars are larger and offer ample seating and trunk space. They are ideal for families or groups traveling with luggage. Minivans are ideal for larger groups or families, offering spacious interiors and seating for multiple passengers.
  • Budget Car Rental provides a loyalty rewards program known as Budget Fastbreak, which offers fantastic advantages to those who book Budget car rentals in Birmingham. As a Fastbreak member, you have the opportunity to earn reward points for each eligible rental. These accumulated points can be used to obtain complimentary rental days, offering savings on your future rentals. The program boasts no blackout dates, ensuring flexibility when planning your trips. Furthermore, members can enjoy the convenience of a dedicated service counter, minimizing wait times and granting priority service throughout the rental process.
  • Something that is important to remember when you book Budget car rentals in Birmingham is the company's cancellation policy. Once a cancellation is processed, Budget will apply a credit to your original payment card within approximately seven business days. Please note that if you decide to cancel a prepaid reservation before the rental, a processing fee will be incurred. In the event of an early return of the vehicle before the initially scheduled return date, no payment refund will be provided.
  • Budget Car Rental offers various add-ons and extras that you can include with your rental to enhance your driving experience. Rent a GPS navigation system to help you find your way during your trip. Budget provides child safety seats suitable for various age groups to ensure the safety of young passengers. Add extra drivers to your rental agreement so that others can share the driving responsibilities. Enhance your driving experience with the addition of satellite radio for music and entertainment during your trip.
  • Book your rental car from Budget in Birmingham at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price.
  • Mini rental cars from Budget in Birmingham are around 9% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about renting a car from Budget in Birmingham

  • Where are some of the best pick-up spots for Budget car rentals in Birmingham?

    Without a doubt, one of the most popular pickup locations in this area is Birmingham Airport (BHM) since you can quickly pick up your rental car after arriving on a flight to this airport and get started on your trip right away. If you are in the center of Birmingham and do not want to make your way back to the airport to pick up a rental, a better rental location for you might be the one at 2301 3rd Ave S.

  • What are some of the advantages of using Budget car rentals in Birmingham?

    Using Budget Car Rental in Birmingham offers several advantages for travelers. Budget is known for offering competitive rental rates, making it an excellent choice for budget-conscious travelers. If you're planning a trip that involves dropping off the rental car in a different location, Budget in Birmingham provides one-way rental options to accommodate your travel plans. Budget offers roadside assistance for peace of mind during your rental period should you encounter any issues while on the road.

  • Where are some of the best places to park my rental in Birmingham?

    In downtown Birmingham, you'll find metered street parking. The rates and time limits can vary, so make sure to check the signage and meter instructions. Rates may range from $0.25 to $0.50 per 15 minutes or $1 to $2 per hour. Birmingham has several parking garages and lots throughout the city. Prices can vary, but expect to pay around $2 to $3 per hour or $10 to $20 for a full day. If you're visiting specific attractions, such as the Birmingham Zoo or the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, they typically have their own parking facilities with associated fees.

  • What is the most popular rental car from Budget in Birmingham?

    Mini (Nissan Quest or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type from Budget in Birmingham.

  • How many car rental locations does Budget have in Birmingham?

    Budget has 4 rental locations in Birmingham. Take a look at our Budget rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • Does Budget have a car rental location at the airport: Birmingham airport (BHM)?

    Yes

  • Does Budget offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Birmingham airport (BHM)?

    Yes