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Book Budget hire cars in Birmingham

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Budget car hire prices in Birmingham

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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

Recent reviews

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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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5.6
Pros:Returning the rental was easyCons:The cleaning of the car was a joke. This is the third car from budget that I’ve had where the staff just ran it through the car wash while the inside looked messy. Also, the billing is wrong. The bill was more at the end than what was quoted.Reviewed 15 Aug 2019
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Where can I find Budget hire cars 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

Standard

Top tips for hiring a car from Budget in Birmingham

  • When you book Budget car hire in Birmingham, you'll be making the best choice for a holiday adventure at your own pace. Avoid the delays and hassle of public transport, or having to take a bus, the train, then a taxi just to get to one location, by confirming Budget car hire in Birmingham. With so many things to do, a car hire is the right choice. Visit the Mosley Bog National Reserve, Canal Quarter, the Jewellery Quarter and National Sea Life Centre all in one day.
  • There are five Budget car hire branches in Birmingham. There are two airport branches. One is the Birmingham Airport branch, the airport is at 5900 Messer Airport Highway Rd. When you arrive at the airport you'll find the 'Rental Car Facility' in section 1B of the parking deck. The other airport branch is Messer Airport; the branch is not directly at the airport, but just off-site. This branch offers a Meet and Greet service, and will bring your car to the hire car pick-up parking lot, according to your arrival flight details.
  • You'll find three non-airport branches of Budget car hire in Birmingham. The downtown branch is the most convenient choice, because of its central location. You'll find this branch at 2301 3rd Ave. You'll find a second city branch at Pelham at 451 Southgate Drive and at 280 Station Shopping Center on 450 Cahaba Park Circle. All the city branches are closed on Sundays. The Pelham branch is open from 8:00 to noon on Saturdays.
  • If you are travelling during important public holidays you'll find that it's best to book Budget hire cars in Birmingham from one of the airport branches because the city branches are closed during certain holidays. You'll also find that you are guaranteed to get a car in the category of your choice as the airport fleets are much larger, which will come in handy while there is an influx of holiday travellers. Some of those days include Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and Christmas Eve.
  • Standard car hire from Budget in Birmingham are around -126% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about hiring a car from Budget in Birmingham

  • What are the different car rental benefits or amenities offered by Budget in Birmingham?

    One of the benefits of a car hire from Budget is that if you are a regular traveller you'll qualify for the Betterway Rewards loyalty program. This program entitles you to accumulate points and then trade them for bonuses like option extras, mileage bonuses or extra cover. This program is available and redeemable at all the Birmingham branches.

  • What should I know about Budget car hire at the airports in Birmingham?

    When you book Budget hire cars in Birmingham directly from one of the airport branches you'll need to produce a third form of identification above your driver's licence and ID document. A flight ticket will qualify. You'll be able to use either a credit card or debit card when you book car hire at the airport branches. If you are a Betterway Rewards member you don't have to have three forms of ID for airport car hire, as your membership profile will serve as the third form.

  • Where are the best places to park Budget cars in Birmingham?

    There is both on-street and off-street parking that's paid and some that is free, which is easy to find all over the city. If you are in a paid parking space charges start at 8:00 am and last till 7:30 pm every day except Christmas Day and bank holidays. After those hours all on-street parking is free. Get a Blue Badge parking ticket and park for free at pay-and-display on-street parking bays. After those hours all on-street parking is free. If you prefer the safety of a parking lot for your Budget car hire, then head to Birmingham Parking Authority or BPA Deck 4. 

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

    Standard (Buick Verano or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type from Budget in Birmingham.

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

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

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

    Yes

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

    Yes