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Budget car hire prices in Seattle

Economy$147/day
Compact$95/day
Intermediate$106/day
Standard$146/day
Full-size$146/day
Pick-up truck$98/day
Supplier choice$81/day
Standard SUV$156/day
Best prices 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 Seattle

Overall rating7.2 GoodBased on 236 reviews
Cleanliness
7.7
Comfort
7.9
Overall
7.1
Pick-up/Drop-off
7.1
Value for money
7.1

Recent reviews

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8.0
I found my rental reservation cxld. Not sure how that happened. Agent was helpful in getting me a car well van. She wasn’t friendly, just all business and seemed in a hurry to move me on. I explained about dropping the van off in Evertt WA. No instructions given. I get to Everytt following the Google maps and arrive at airport. Airport attendant out front told me put the van in the parking lot and drop the keys in the dropbox inside the brown building. as I was going in the building, another airport employee said to do the same thing so I did. then another employee came along and I asked where the car rental was and he said off of the airport and there’s the phone number. the number that I had so I called and spoke with a budget representative and explain the situation and was told to leave the parking slip in the window of the van. it would’ve been nice to have had some instructions regarding drop off. I wish I had asked the agent at SeaTac but because of her unfriendly attitude I figured I better just go on my way. Other than that the van was great.Reviewed 5 Mar 2024
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10.0
They were great!Reviewed 22 Feb 2024
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8.0
Stayed open until 11:00 pm. We reserved a mid-sized car but then were told we had to rent a luxury car for more money. Staff was friendly & efficient but I’m not sure they were truthful.Reviewed 31 Jan 2024
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8.0
It was good overall from the moment I picked up the car and the moment I returned it. The only thing that really didn’t work well for me was the amount of fees added to my rental which almost doubled the amount. So much taxes and fees which making me change my mind on renting from the airport and probably pick it up elsewhere.Reviewed 20 Dec 2023
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2.0
Overcharged for rental at drop off. Was told extra charge would be removed yesterday, still has not been removed.Reviewed 14 Dec 2023
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2.0
TERRIBLE! After landing waited 2 1/2 hours in line to be waited on. Tried to give me a car when rented SUV, finally got it-was dirty inside. Talked in to getting prepaid tolls, never was on a toll road. Told agent where was going and he said should do the toll thing-huge mistake. By time everything was done I was in the rental car place over 3 hours!! Will never rent from budget again!!!!Reviewed 27 Sep 2023
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2.0
I had to wait in line for 1.5 hours to pick up my car. They ran out of the car I reserved so I had to accept a larger vehicle and spend more on gas.Reviewed 26 Sep 2023
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2.0
2 and 1/2 hours in line to pick up the car. Impossibly long. Unacceptable.Reviewed 25 Sep 2023
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8.0
My only annoyance was a "change oil required" message on the dashboard. As it turned out the car had been recently serviced but the computer not reset. Unfortunately, we couldn't find this out over the phone so had to waste half a day of our holiday going to the nearest Budget location. Otherwise, we were very happy with the car. Message to Budget: make sure the car's computer is reset after servicing!Reviewed 19 Sep 2022
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2.0
The downtown location was horrible. The guy working the counter was great. But they made me walk up the ramp to the 4th floor, walk through a bunch of cars that were parked in the driveway that were very close to each other. Then my car was so tight to the next car I don't know how I even squeezed my body into it. Hurt my back doing so. My paperwork said the car was full but it was 2/3 tank Then I had to drive the wrong way down the ramp to leave the garage. Drop off was very confusing once I got to where they were in the garage. They just had you leave the keys on dash and walk away.Reviewed 8 May 2022
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10.0
Pros:Friendly staff, pick up and drop off were easyReviewed 24 May 2021
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4.0
Pros:Pick up AWFUL! Drop off was easy.Cons:PICKUP: It took 2 1/2 hours to get my car due to the LONG line at the Budget rental at SEATAC. Budget was the ONLY car rental place to have a line. Too few people working the desk (it varied from 1 to at most 3 people). Plus, a long time per each customer (averaged 15 to 20 minutes each. I timed it)Reviewed 12 May 2021
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Where can I find Budget hire cars in Seattle?

Address

3150 South 160th Street

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

+1 206 444 7510

Address

2724 4th Avenue South

Hours

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00

Phone

+1 206 682 1239

Address

6000 Roosevelt Way Northeast

Hours

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00

Phone

+1 206 525 2534

Address

100 4th Avenue North

Hours

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00

Phone

+1 206 441 5226

Address

801 4th Avenue

Hours

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00

Phone

+1 206 682 8989

Address

1011 Pike Street

Hours

Monday07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday07:00 - 15:00
Thursday07:00 - 15:00
Friday07:00 - 15:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00

Phone

+1 206 623 5795

Address

1919 5th Avenue

Hours

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00

Phone

+1 206 239 9888

Good to know

Most popular location

3150 South 160th Street

Most popular car type

Intermediate

Top tips for hiring a car from Budget in Seattle

  • Most travelers to Seattle fly into Seattle Tacoma International Airport (SEA) as it is the main airport receiving international flights. Therefore, book Budget car rentals in Seattle at SEA since it’s more convenient. From the baggage claim level, proceed to rental shuttle bus stops by taking the exits on Doors 1 or 15. The shuttle runs from the bus stop to the rental facility every 5min. Board the shuttle bus, which will transport you to the consolidated rental car facility. Exit the shuttle, head to level 2 of the building by taking the escalator and locate the Budget counter.
  • Book Budget car rentals in Seattle in the compact category, best recommended for driving in Seattle if you’re only operating around the center or downtown. These are easy to squeeze into parking spaces, which are limited in these parts of town. Customers who want to enjoy the Pacific breeze blowing through their hair can book luxury convertibles for the perfect trip. Those traveling with a group can book passenger van car rentals in Seattle, which can accommodate up to 15 people.
  • Several Budget rental locations are available near downtown Seattle for passengers entering the city by road. Budget has offices downtown along 5th Avenue between Virginia Street and Stewart Street. The vehicles are onsite, so you can collect your rental soon as you’re done with the rental transactions. Other nearby rental locations are along Pike Street and 4th Avenue N Suite in KOMO Plaza.
  • Finding parking in Seattle can be a hustle without the proper knowledge. Free street parking is available for an hour or two at Public Market Garage and Waterfront. Free parking is limited in downtown Seattle, Chinatown, and Capitol Hill, but you can find some free parking spaces near Seattle Center at 4th Avenue North and free street parking at the ‘L’ between Warren and Republican Streets. From these areas, you can easily walk to the center.
  • Book your car hire from Budget in Seattle at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price.
  • Intermediate car hire from Budget in Seattle are around -4% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about hiring a car from Budget in Seattle

  • Which is the best pick-up location for Budget car rentals in Seattle?

    Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is the best location for Budget rentals pick-up. The Budget counter at the airport operates 24h, seven days a week, to cater to the travel need of any traveler at the airport. Moreover, a shuttle operates every 5min from the airport terminal to the rental car facility. A shuttle also transports you to the car lot, a short distance from the rental car facility, where you can pick up your rental. The shuttle also takes you back to the airport after you make a drop-off.

  • What accessible services are available for Budget car rentals in Seattle?

    Book Budget car rentals in Seattle and request accessible services if any member of your traveling party has a disability. The company will provide a transfer board to help you move from a wheelchair into the vehicle. Swivel seats will be installed to allow body movement in the vehicle seat with limited effort. Drivers with a disability will have access to spinner knobs, hand controls, and panoramic mirrors for a smooth drive. Request for assistive devices at least 48h before picking up your rental.

  • What amenities are available for Budget car rentals in Seattle?

    Budget gives customers the chance to personalize their rentals with several add ons. Do you want to drive around like a Seattle local without asking for directions to your destinations? Then equip your rental with GPS navigation, which allows you to explore like a pro. Take thrilling adventures with a satellite radio add-on to your rental, which gives you unlimited music on your road trips. Have a baby onboard? Add a child or booster seat to your rental for extra safety while on the road.

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

    Intermediate (Toyota Corolla or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type from Budget in Seattle.

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

    Budget has 7 hire locations in Seattle. 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: Seattle/Tacoma Intl airport (SEA)?

    Yes

  • Does Budget offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Seattle/Tacoma Intl airport (SEA)?

    Yes