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Reviews for Budget in Hartford


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Overall Rating6.1 OkayBased on 16 reviews
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Recent reviews

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Car was damaged and filthy.Reviewed 11 Oct. 2022
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When I arrived to pick up my rental there were 5 people in front of me all waiting for their rentals. I was told there were no rentals at that time and I would have to wait until the clerk’s supervisor called and told her what to do. She had no idea when I would get my rental. I left there with a Ford Explorer which is a far cry from a Kia compact at about 3:30 pm. I waited 21/2 hrs for that. The clerk was efficient, but the wait and the fact that there was no car waiting was inexcusable as I had a reservation. Why did I reserve a rental at all ?Reviewed 11 Oct. 2022
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Pros:Decent car and decent drop off experience.Cons:Upon pickup in Hartford, the employee was very unwilling to review scratches and damage prior to the trip and there was a lot. Employees were using vulgar raciest language with each other directly in the presence of several customers. Generally, terrible pickup location in an unsafe neighborhood.Reviewed 29 Sep. 2019
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Pros:Did not pick up car I specifcally explained a Bradley air port area pick up and when I got to Bradley to pick up the car I was told the pick up was in Hartford the rental at the airport cost me $450 dollars more. Very unhappyReviewed 10 Jul. 2019
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Pros:Good car, clean, well maintained. Friendly, efficient staff.Cons:Not enough staff at the Liebert Road site. When I picked the car up there was a thunderstorm coming up, and one poor fellow had to deal with a line of people impatient to get going, another line of people wanting to return, as well as the necessary inspections of outgoing and incoming vehicles. He should never have had to do this alone. That said, he did a great job considering the circumstances.Reviewed 7 Aug. 2018
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Not the bestPros:upgrade for 7/dayCons:The cat urine smell in the car The cost. I booked the car as a vacation package deal and was not expecting the over 400 charge - I was under the impression the car was a "deal" this did not happen. I will not use a Package deal again.Reviewed 11 Oct. 2017
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Horrible customer servicePros:The advertised priceCons:I was renting through my company and needed the underage fee to be waived. I called customer service before I arrived at the Budget office to apply my company code, they couldn't assist me and referred me to the nearest office. The rep at the office said an underage charge wouldn't be added, went ahead and swiped my card then realized I was being charged double the price. So I decided not to proceed with the rental, but was still charged an absurd qmount of money.Reviewed 6 Aug. 2017
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Budget operationPros:nice enough staff albeit aloof. quick and efficient serviceCons:rough crowd renting cars. one couple was fighting in the store. the guy working the counter let them be themselves (probably for his own self preservation). hard location to get toReviewed 26 Jul. 2017
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Pros:The car itself was fine, and the attendants at the rental facility were very nice. Talking to representatives on Budget's national call center line to try to make modifications to the rental was a nightmare though.Cons:The rental facility was in the middle of nowhere. The facility had a toilet and sink but no toilet paper or hand paper towels. Talk about budget.Reviewed 14 Jun. 2017
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Pros:Very comfortable, smooth ride and not that bad on gasCons:I tried to keep the car for another 2 days and it would of been about half of what i paid for 10 daysReviewed 29 May 2017
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Poor svcPros:Nothing. Check-in took 50 minutes with only two customers ahead of me.Cons:EverythingReviewed 22 May 2017
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Where can I find Budget car rentals in Hartford?


274 Leibert Road


Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday11:00 - 15:00


+1 860 247 0482

Good to know

Most popular location

274 Leibert Road

Most popular car type

Supplier choice

Top tips for renting a car from Budget in Hartford

  • Hartford, Connecticut, is as well known for its narrow streets and limited parking as it is for its history and bustling industries, which makes maneuvering roadways and finding parking spaces most convenient with a compact car. Those looking to rent a vehicle during their visit to Hartford may want to consider a Chevy Cruze or similar model to ensure a comfortable size for passengers and luggage while providing greater ease when it comes to navigating traffic and fitting into tight spaces. As a bonus, compact cars tend to be more fuel-efficient, which can lead to cost savings during your trip.
  • You will want to note in advance of your visit that Hartford experiences a range of weather patterns throughout the year, from cold winters with potential snowfall to warm summers. If you're planning to visit during the winter, it's advisable to choose a vehicle equipped with features like all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, which provide better traction on icy or snowy streets. Heated seats and defrosting capabilities are also invaluable additions for comfort and safety.
  • Like many urban centers, Hartford experiences varied traffic conditions. The city's downtown area can be highly congested during rush hours, particularly around major business districts and major routes like I-91 and I-84. These tend to swell with commuters between the hours of 7 am and 9 am and again between 4 pm and 7 pm. Familiarizing yourself with local traffic patterns and considering alternative routes can help mitigate potential delays in your itinerary.
  • Parking availability in Hartford, Connecticut, is plentiful, though it can be competitive during peak business hours. In the downtown area, especially around popular attractions and business districts, metered street parking is a widely available option, but it can fill up quickly. Visitors may also find parking garages and lots available, such as the Front Street North Garage, which tend to incur higher rates in exchange for offering greater flexibility when it comes to number of spaces and time restrictions. Note that most hotels in the area offer on-site parking for guests, which is the most convenient choice for those staying overnight.
  • Supplier choice rental cars from Budget in Hartford are around 1% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about renting a car from Budget in Hartford

  • Where is the best location to pick up my vehicle when I book Budget car rentals in Hartford?

    For travelers arriving to Hartford through the Bradley International Airport (BDL), Budget conveniently offers a rental car facility right on the airport premises. The on-site rental counter and designated parking area for Budget vehicles make for a hassle-free start to your journey. Not only that, but the airport's proximity to major highways like I-91 and I-84 means you can quickly and easily access your desired destinations in and around Hartford.

  • Are pets allowed in vehicles when I book Budget car rentals in Hartford?

    Budget allows customers to bring pets along in their rental vehicles, although this accommodation is subject to certain conditions. Generally, pets should be kept in a suitable carrier or crate while inside the vehicle, and owners should plan to clean up any pet hair, odors, or messes before returning their rental car. Note that service animals are not required to be crated while in rental cars, although it is highly recommended to take preventative measures to protect your vehicle's seats, such as using covers and blankets to add a layer between your pet and the upholstery.

  • What is the minimum age required when I book Budget car rentals in Hartford?

    Renting a car in Hartford requires a minimum age of 21, although drivers between 21 and 24 might incur a young renter fee. It’s also good to keep in mind that some car types might have a higher age requirement, such as luxury cars, so it's always good to double check with a Budget representative.

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

    Supplier choice (Class Special Car or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type from Budget in Hartford.

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

    Budget has 1 rental location in Hartford. 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: Bradley Intl airport (BDL)?

    No (According to our data)

  • Does Budget offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Bradley Intl airport (BDL)?