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Budget car hire prices in Cleveland

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Reviews for Budget in Cleveland


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


"Terrible as well"(in 355 reviews)
"Will Budget again!"(in 252 reviews)
"Will Budget again."(in 252 reviews)
Overall rating6.6 OkayBased on 134 reviews
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Recent reviews

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The car was filthy dirty when we picked it up had a cooler and parts from the car in the back and when we dropped the car off, the agent was the rudest person I’ve ever dealt with in my lifeReviewed 27 May 2024
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The car I reserved was not what I reserved.Reviewed 6 May 2024
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Car was dirty, dusty and smelled like old rental car smell. Maybe it’s been in rotation too long. 37K miles. Sounded like an old taxi cab in NYC when I hit a bump or I applied the breaks. Will definitely stick to Sixt or Hertz. Much more reliable car quality and experience. Saving a few bucks wasn’t worth it in this case.Reviewed 11 Apr 2024
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Good service & value. Exit was very confusing: green lit “customer” exit was not accessible. Red lit gates were the real exit, unclear at night.Reviewed 29 Oct 2022
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My biggest complaint would be the run around I got with the pickup to where I had to go back home and come back cause it wasn’t told to me until I got there that I couldn’t use my debit card and I needed to go thru a credit check before I could rent the vehicle. Good thing it was sorted out with the unfortunate raise in the cost but afterwards everything was fine, even though the time wasted was stressing initially.Reviewed 25 Oct 2022
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our experiences was acceptable with budget. Thank youReviewed 23 Sep 2022
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A full tank of gas would have been nice to start with.Reviewed 16 Sep 2022
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Pros:Staff was great, friendly and helpfulCons:Nothing, best rental everReviewed 1 Jun 2021
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Cons:It was actually a bad experience. I inadvertently selected your downtown location. My intent was to utilize your airport location but your airport representative would not allow me to pick the rental car up from the airport without paying a $133 additional fee even though cars were available. Needless to say, that was extremely unfair and inconvenient. Being a traveler from out of state, I know nothing about downtown Cleveland but was forced to go there. In addition, your rental rates have become extremely too high (overall). Nearly $75.00 for a basic car is unacceptable. I feel cheated. Going forward, Budget will be my last choice.Reviewed 31 Mar 2021
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Cons:The location is a bit sketchy and the attendant was unprofessionalReviewed 26 Feb 2021
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Cons:they charges doubleReviewed 1 Nov 2020
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Pros:Drop off was easy.Cons:Budgets counter was closed and was directed to the Avis counter. Took awhile to get someone to help me , they tried to upsell me to an SUV, guess that is expected, but the worst issue was the car was rank with cigarette smoke. We fabreezed that car every time we entered and exited it. HorribleReviewed 19 Oct 2020
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Where can I find Budget hire cars in Cleveland?


19601 Maplewood Avenue


Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
Friday07:00 - 22:00
Saturday08:00 - 22:00
Sunday08:00 - 22:00


+1 216 433 4434


1799 Superior Avenue


Monday08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:00 - 22:00
Thursday08:00 - 22:00
Friday08:00 - 22:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00


+1 216 479 0125

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Most popular location

19601 Maplewood Avenue

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Top tips for hiring a car from Budget in Cleveland

  • When you book Budget car rentals in Cleveland, you will find that there are several different vehicle models that can be useful for the region. For instance, those that mainly plan on staying in downtown Cleveland will probably find it convenient to rent an economy vehicle, as these come in handy when parking in small sports or trying to maneuver throughout congested roads. If you’ll be embarking on long road trips outside of the city, you may prefer to have an SUV instead, in order to give yourself and your luggage some extra space.
  • Those that book Budget car rentals in Cleveland have the option of adding Extended Roadside Assistance to their reservation for a small additional fee. When you add this option to your rental, you can rest assured that you will be covered for things that don’t normally fall under standard protection, such as needing to change a flat tire or receive a key replacement.
  • Students will find it particularly easy to book Budget car rentals in Cleveland, especially in comparison to other companies. Budget not only allows customers to start renting vehicles at the age of 21, unlike other companies that have an age minimum of 25, but they even provide certain student discounts for those between the ages of 21 and 24.
  • Budget also allows customers to drive their rental vehicles to Canada, which can come in handy if you are interested in going on a longer road trip. If this is something that you may want to do, let your branch know in advance, as you will likely need to fill out specific paperwork and potentially pay for additional coverage due to driving internationally.
  • 25% of our users found car hire from Budget in Cleveland for $158 or less.
  • Compact car hire from Budget in Cleveland are around -6% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about hiring a car from Budget in Cleveland

  • Where are the best pick-up locations for Budget car rentals in Cleveland?

    One of the best pick-up locations for Budget in Cleveland is at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE). If you have a flight that will be landing at this transportation hub, all you have to do is head to the Arrivals terminal to find Budget’s desk, fill out your paperwork, and then get on the road after receiving your vehicle. Another popular pick-up location is the one located on Superior Avenue, as it is convenient for those that will not be flying and it is centrally located within the city.

  • Am I able to pick my own Budget car rentals in Cleveland, or will I be assigned a vehicle by the company?

    When you first make your reservation with Budget, you will be asked to select the specific car model that you would like to receive. It’s important to keep in mind that you are not guaranteed to receive this model, as this will entirely depend on the availability of the fleet for the specific branch that you choose to rent from in Cleveland. If the branch cannot provide you with the vehicle that you have requested, you will be provided with a similar vehicle instead. However, it may not be a vehicle from the same auto manufacturer that you had first chosen.

  • Is it possible for me to have Budget car rentals in Cleveland delivered directly to me?

    Budget does not offer a service that allows individuals to have their rental car delivered directly to their personal residence, office, or hotel. To receive your vehicle, you will instead need to physically go to a branch of your choice in Cleveland. However, if you are struggling to find a way to travel to your branch of choice, you can benefit from the free shuttle service that Budget offers. A shuttle can come and pick you up from any address within the Cleveland region and bring you to your specific rental branch. 

  • How much does it cost to hire a car from Budget in Cleveland?

    On average a car hire from Budget in Cleveland costs $164 per day.

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

    Compact (Kia Soul or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type from Budget in Cleveland.

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

    Budget has 2 hire locations in Cleveland. 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: Hopkins Intl airport (CLE)?


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