Book Budget car rentals in Chicago

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Budget car rental prices in Chicago

EconomyC$ 63/day
CompactC$ 57/day
IntermediateC$ 57/day
StandardC$ 66/day
Full-sizeC$ 66/day
MinivanC$ 102/day
Full-size SUVC$ 169/day
PremiumC$ 93/day
LuxuryC$ 79/day
Premium SUVC$ 173/day
Intermediate SUVC$ 69/day
Standard SUVC$ 77/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

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)

Reviews for Budget in Chicago

Overall Rating6.1 OkayBased on 335 reviews
Cleanliness
7.0
Comfort
7.1
Overall
6.0
Pick-up/Drop-off
6.2
Value for money
6.0

Recent reviews

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4.0
The vehicles I had was terrible. Maintenance needed on the vehicle WiFi updates needed. The side mirrors were very dirty. Looks of chocolate milk or shake splashed in the trunk area on passenger side. Vehicle not vacuumed, dried spot of crusty food on front passenger seat. Front windshield exterior had black tape or something on top and partially down the window. Looks of a repair. Partial scraped of stickers on the interior passenger side of windshield. Just an all around below standard experience. Oh and the tires are below minimum tread. (Penny check)Reviewed 24 Feb. 2024
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6.0
The pickup experience was poor – it seemed like my counterperson had somewhere else to be; there was visible damage to the back right body panel on my rental car (it had been marked with a series of X’s); upon returning the car they mis-charged me $77 for the fuel option – which I had not signed up for – even though it stated on the same bill that it had been returned full (8/8).Reviewed 24 Feb. 2024
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2.0
AWFUL-Customer serviceReviewed 21 Feb. 2024
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4.0
Pick up took an hour, but it was a busy day during what I imagine is a very busy season. However, what was unacceptable was that the car had clearly been smoked in by the last user and the smell lingered. Additionally it was only half full with gas when I picked it upReviewed 3 Jan. 2024
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4.0
I liked the pickup and drop off services but too much was going on with car: BUDGET CAR RENTAL USB SOCKET NOT WORKING, SMELL WIRE BURNING, SEAT BELT STUCK, THEY TOLD ME TO GO TO BUDGET TO EXCHANGE WHEN I WENT TO BUDGET TGE WORKER SEEN THE CAR FULLY PACKED AND DID NOT GIVE ME ANOTHER CAR BIT GAVE ME A USB CORD WHICH DID NOT FIX THE PROBLEM. 😔Reviewed 23 Dec. 2023
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10.0
GoodReviewed 15 Dec. 2023
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4.0
I did not drive 13,057 mile. I do not see a $200 return of my “deposit.Reviewed 5 Nov. 2023
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6.0
The car was not what id booked, it hadn't been fuelled or body checked.Reviewed 26 Oct. 2023
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10.0
Friendly service. At bit of a hunt for the car in the garage. Overall excellent.Reviewed 27 Oct. 2022
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4.0
The car was filthy. Old and beat up and was not cleaned before we took it.Reviewed 22 Oct. 2022
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4.0
It took over 90 minutes just to wait in line to get to the counter at Ohare, and then in the lot they only had 7 passenger vans or a pick up truck! I chose to wait and a small SUV was turned in. Budget really has problems getting people efficiently in and out the door. Terrible.Reviewed 17 Oct. 2022
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2.0
Oversold rental carsReviewed 17 Oct. 2022
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Where can I find Budget car rentals in Chicago?

Address

3721 North Broadway Street

Hours

Monday07:30 - 17:30
Tuesday07:30 - 17:30
Wednesday07:30 - 17:30
Thursday07:30 - 17:30
Friday07:30 - 17:30
Saturday08:00 - 12:00
Sunday08:00 - 12:00

Phone

+1 773 528 1770

Address

714 South Wabash Avenue

Hours

Monday07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday07:00 - 18:00
Thursday07:00 - 18:00
Friday07:00 - 18:00
Saturday07:00 - 18:00
Sunday07:00 - 18:00

Phone

+1 312 960 3100

Address

8181 South Cicero Avenue

Hours

Monday08:00 - 12:00
Tuesday08:00 - 12:00
Wednesday08:00 - 12:00
Thursday08:00 - 12:00
Friday08:00 - 12:00
Saturday08:00 - 12:00
Sunday08:00 - 12:00

Phone

+1 708 229 8360

Address

5150 West 55th Street

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

+1 773 948 7002

Address

10255 West Zemke Boulevard

Hours

Monday00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 23:59

Phone

+1 773 894 1900

Address

214 North Clark Street

Hours

Monday08:00 - 12:00
Tuesday08:00 - 12:00
Wednesday08:00 - 12:00
Thursday08:00 - 12:00
Friday08:00 - 12:00
Saturday08:00 - 12:00
Sunday08:00 - 12:00

Phone

+1 312 263 0086

Address

1830 S Wabash Ave

Hours

Monday07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday07:00 - 18:00
Thursday07:00 - 18:00
Friday07:00 - 18:00
Saturday07:00 - 18:00
Sunday07:00 - 18:00

Phone

+1 312 225 5396

Address

335a South Franklin St

Hours

Monday07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday07:00 - 18:00
Thursday07:00 - 18:00
Friday07:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 12:00
Sunday08:00 - 12:00

Phone

+1 708 392 6981

Address

933 W North Avenue, Suite 933

Hours

Monday07:30 - 17:30
Tuesday07:30 - 17:30
Wednesday07:30 - 17:30
Thursday07:30 - 17:30
Friday07:30 - 17:30
Saturday08:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00

Phone

+1 312 219 6153

Address

3255 West Fullerton Avenue

Hours

Monday07:30 - 17:30
Tuesday07:30 - 17:30
Wednesday07:30 - 17:30
Thursday07:30 - 17:30
Friday07:30 - 17:30
Saturday08:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00

Phone

+1 773 252 4352

Good to know

Most popular location

10255 West Zemke Boulevard

Most popular car type

Standard

Average price

C$ 102/day

Good deal

C$ 90/day

Top tips for renting a car from Budget in Chicago

  • When traveling to Chicago, getting a rental car would save you a lot of trouble. You won’t have to deal with public transport and you get the convenience to travel anywhere at any time. Book Budget car rentals in Chicago and enjoy quality service from one of the top-ranked rental companies in the country. They have an incredible team of staff who are always polite and respectful whenever you interact with them, either on the phone or face to face. In addition, they always ensure to address any concerns you might be having making the reservation process easy and seamless.
  • When you book Budget car rentals in Chicago, you have the option to cancel your reservation without incurring any additional charges. They understand that plans can change abruptly and therefore provide their customers with flexibility in case that happens. Usually, the company doesn’t demand payment up to the time when you come to pick up your car so even if you don’t show up, you will not be charged. However, if you want to push your reservation to a later date, it would help if you called and requested them to do so. That way you will still be able to retain your reservation.
  • Budget has multiple rental locations all around Chicago including one at Chicago Midway International Airport, at O’Hare International Airport, and a few others in downtown Chicago. As the customer, you can pick up your rental car from any location as long as during the reservation, you indicate the location you will pick. You can also return the car to any location that’s convenient for you. For example, if you flew in via MDW and picked up your rental car there, and you’re flying out via ORD, you can return it at ORD Airport. However, ensure you inform the rental company in advance so that they can make necessary arrangements.
  • As you book Budget car rentals in Chicago, you should know that the city has about five tollways that require payment when you use them. There are multiple ways through which you can pay for these tolls such as E-ZPass and I-PASS tag, but the most ideal for visitors would be cash. You can also skip payment and still use the roads as long as the payment is made within 7 days of using the road.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars from Budget in Chicago for C$ 90 or less.
  • Book your rental car from Budget in Chicago at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price.
  • Standard rental cars from Budget in Chicago are around 64% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about renting a car from Budget in Chicago

  • Which is the best type of car to rent in Chicago?

    Chicago has fairly narrow streets with smooth terrain. For that reason, there is no need to go drastic with a four-wheel drive vehicle or a huge pick-up truck unless you need to transport bulky goods. Any compact sedan would be suitable to drive around Chicago and if you’re looking for something nicer, a luxury sedan should do.

  • What additional features are available with Budget car rentals in Chicago?

    Budget provides customers with a wide range of additional features in the rental cars suited to improve the overall experience of the rental. You can get a GPS navigation system installed on the car if you will need some assistance navigating the busy streets of Chicago. You can also request for a child seat to be fitted on the car if you will be driving the kids around as it is a requirement by law.

  • Where can I park my Budget car rental in Chicago?

    There are plenty of street parking spaces all around Chicago where you can leave your car. However, you should look out for any signs that prohibit parking before parking your car. If you want free street parking, you can find a few spots around downtown within the Fulton River District. If street parking isn’t for you, there are multiple garages and secure parking lots where you can leave the car.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car from Budget in Chicago?

    On average a rental car from Budget in Chicago costs C$ 102 per day.

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

    Standard (Class Commercial Truck or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type from Budget in Chicago.

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

    Budget has 10 rental locations in Chicago. 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: O'Hare Intl airport (ORD)?

    Yes

  • Does Budget offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from O'Hare Intl airport (ORD)?

    Yes

  • Does Budget have a car rental location at the airport: Midway airport (MDW)?

    Yes

  • Does Budget offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Midway airport (MDW)?

    Yes

  • Does Budget have a car rental location at the airport: Greater Rockford airport (RFD)?

    No (According to our data)

  • Does Budget offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Greater Rockford airport (RFD)?

    Yes