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Book Budget hire cars in Tampa

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Budget car hire prices in Tampa

Compact$70/day
Intermediate$85/day
Standard$115/day
Full-size$115/day
Full-size SUV$162/day
Premium$121/day
Luxury$140/day
Convertible$109/day
Premium SUV$120/day
Intermediate SUV$103/day
Standard SUV$107/day
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

Reviews for Budget in Tampa

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 rating6.1 OkayBased on 365 reviews
Cleanliness
6.8
Comfort
6.9
Overall
6.1
Pick-up/Drop-off
6.1
Value for money
6.1

Recent reviews

Traveller rating
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2.0
The line was over an hour and a half long to pick up my car. They know ahead of time how many reservations they have and were ill prepared. The first agent I worked with was rude, condescending, and tried more than once to rush me into entering my credit card and accept things I clearly told him I didn’t want like paying in advance for tolls and gas. I then waited an additional half hour for a manager who checked me out. The manager was fine to work with.Reviewed 1 May 2024
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10.0
Everything was perfect. The fact that they were right at the airport was very convenient in both the renting and returning.Reviewed 10 Apr 2024
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6.0
Pickup wasn’t great. The service was super slow, the agent had no sense of urgency with a line of people waiting to pick up cars. The car itself was filthy when we got in. Crumbs, juice stains, and liquid in the cupholders. Drop off was great. The staff was super nice (different airport than pickup).Reviewed 8 Apr 2024
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10.0
It was quick and easy. All the employees were helpful and friendly.Reviewed 5 Apr 2024
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2.0
Made reservations, accepted, no car availableReviewed 1 Apr 2024
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2.0
When I arrived at the Budget counter and learned there was a two hour wait to speak to anyone I walked next door to a competitor and rented car without a reservation in 10 minutes. Budget’s complete indifference to their customers was very sad. I will never book with Budget again.Reviewed 26 Mar 2024
review fromkayak
2.0
Terrible. I had to take an Uber to get three and they told me they gave my rental away because of the demand in town from a Billy Joel concert. I had to pay for an Uber back to my hotel and lost $80 paying for Uber to get there and back.Reviewed 2 Mar 2024
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2.0
I couldn't rental the carReviewed 28 Feb 2024
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2.0
The reservation line in the Tampa airport was more than 100 people long and not moving. The desk appeared to be understaffed. We ended up cancelling our reservation and booking with Alamo which took barely anytime at all.Reviewed 24 Feb 2024
review fromkayak
2.0
The customer service representative at the pick up desk was high on Marijuana when I arrived to pick up the vehicle. He struggled to concentrate on the task and hand. The car was the incorrect type. I booked a regular car and they put me in a "premium" Cadillac SUV. There weren't any other vehicles and I needed the vehicle for a one way trip. Overall, I won't use Budget going forward.Reviewed 28 Jan 2024
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4.0
Windshield was dirty and smudged on the insideReviewed 13 Jan 2024
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10.0
The car was ready as expected. The car was a little dented and not as nice visually as we are used too, but it was fine.Reviewed 27 Nov 2023
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Where can I find Budget hire cars in Tampa?

Address

10220 Palm River Road

Hours

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday10:00 - 14:00

Phone

+1 813 651 2608

Address

4644 W Gandy Blvd Suite 2

Hours

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00

Phone

+1 813 831 4860

Address

5409 Airport Service Rd

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

+1 813 396 3126

Address

10902 N Florida Ave

Hours

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00

Phone

+1 813 979 6919

Address

6903 North Dale Mabry Highway

Hours

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00

Phone

+1 813 289 6396

Address

513 South Florida Avenue

Hours

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00

Phone

+1 813 223 3089

Good to know

Most popular location

5409 Airport Service Rd

Most popular car type

Full-size

Top tips for hiring a car from Budget in Tampa

  • The Raymond James Stadium, home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, might be one of the places you visit when you visit Tampa. Budget hire cars in Tampa will allow you to visit iconic locations such as the Busch Gardens and The Florida Aquarium without the challenges of public transport. You travel by your schedule in a comfortable, clean and air-conditioned private space in your rental. Most importantly, you travel and make stops, collect souvenirs, and dine when and where you want.
  • Budget hire cars in Tampa include a wide selection of vehicles to suit your every need. If you are travelling alone or in a small group, an economy or compact car might be your best choice. You will also get intermediate, standard, full size and people carrier options for a bigger group. Budget also offers SUVs, compact, intermediate, standard and full-size. Luxury and premium options are also available. You can get cars from major vehicle manufacturers worldwide to ease your experience, getting a car you are already accustomed to.
  • Driving in Tampa is done on the right-hand side. Our tip is to always be cautious around turns and use the designated turn lanes. If possible, avoid peak traffic hours, which are between 7:30 to 9:30 am and 3:30 to 7:30 pm. Plan your driving ahead of time, taking cues from traffic reports, apps and broadcasting over the radio. It is advisable to get GPS or use mobile GPS affiliated with Tampa to successfully navigate the roads, especially if it is your first time in the area.
  • Budget hire cars in Tampa get basic third-party coverage, but you can opt for more coverage. You can get extended roadside assistance with your rental car, provided you drive within the stipulated terms. If you drive prohibitively, you get emergency road hazard assistance, which comes at an extra cost. Your extended roadside assistance package, charged daily, would be helpful if you lock yourself out, get a flat, run out of gas, or lose your car keys.
  • Book your car hire from Budget in Tampa at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price.
  • Full-size car hire from Budget in Tampa are around -87% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about hiring a car from Budget in Tampa

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

    The Tampa Airport (TPA) pick-up location for Budget hire cars in Tampa is the best spot for travellers arriving by plane. You get your rental car from 8409 Airport Service Rd. when you fly into Tampa, and be sure to provide your flight details when you book through KAYAK. You can pick up your Budget rental in Tampa from other locations, including 10220 Palm River Road, 4644W Gandy Blvd. Suite 2, 10902N Florida Ave., 6903 North Dale Mabry Highway, and 513 South Florida Avenue budget car hires.

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

    If you fly into Tampa, Budget will offer airport shuttle services to your rental car. Budget car rental coupons, in addition to savings, earned when you book early and through KAYAK, are available. You might get a free upgrade of your rental car with Budget. Budget works with partners such as Union Plus, AARP and, Universal, Orlando to save on your rental. In addition, Budget offers veterans a discount on their Budget hire cars in Tampa. You may also check with Budget to get last-minute deals with Budget but booking earlier means better savings.

  • What are the best places to park Budget in Tampa?

    Downtown Tampa is one of the most affordable places to park your Budget hire cars in Tampa. You can book your spot using third-party apps or pay at the parking metre for on-street parking. Keep an eye out for parking signs, and don’t park within 15 feet of a fire hydrant. Check for hotels with free parking if you visit Tampa for free overnight parking. Ensure you pay your parking meter for your parking duration, allowing yourself enough minutes to drive off and avoiding expensive citations.

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

    Full-size (Nissan Pathfinder or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type from Budget in Tampa.

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

    Budget has 6 hire locations in Tampa. 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: Tampa airport (TPA)?

    Yes

  • Does Budget offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Tampa airport (TPA)?

    Yes