Book Budget hire cars in Los Angeles

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Budget car hire prices in Los Angeles

EconomyR683/day
CompactR685/day
IntermediateR704/day
Full-sizeR789/day
People carrierR927/day
Full-size SUVR1 347/day
PremiumR858/day
LuxuryR858/day
Pick-up truckR1 381/day
Premium SUVR1 364/day
CoupeR1 357/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 Los Angeles

Overall rating5.6 FairBased on 490 reviews
Cleanliness
6.5
Comfort
6.6
Overall
5.5
Pick-up/Drop-off
5.5
Value for money
5.6

Recent reviews

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6.0
Gave me the car with half a tank and said to return it that way but when I returned it they said it had to be a full tank. Luckily I had paperwork proving it but I don’t think I should have to go through that.Reviewed Apr 9 2024
review fromkayak
8.0
It was good. Budget helped me about the drop off and it was easy to solve some issues. However, the cleanness of the car was really poor. We found stuff and belongs to earlier renters under the seats.Reviewed Apr 6 2024
review fromkayak
10.0
ble to get a good price despite one way rental. Offered upgrade. No hardsell on insurance;Reviewed Apr 6 2024
review fromkayak
2.0
You are not transparent on pricing. Here is the advertised pricing: Estimated Total: $54.50 Daily Rate: $35.10 Number of days: 1 Subtotal: $35.1 Fees: $19.40 Total Days: 1 Estimated Total: $54.50 Due at pick-up Here is what I actually paid, even though I returned the car on time and with a full tank: $ 72.63 Base Rate: Taxable Products/Services*: Non-Taxable Products/Services: Rental Sales Tax: Net Charges: *Includes Fees and Surcharges $ 35.10 $ 7.14 $ 26.38 $ 4.01 $ 72.63Reviewed Mar 29 2024
review fromkayak
6.0
Even though I got better car than expected, due to change of the flight time, I went 5 hours later to pick up and they charged me for late pickup. Finally, they returned money after complaining.Reviewed Mar 26 2024
review fromkayak
10.0
No real complaints (apart from the overall layout of LAX, but that's not Budget's fault).Reviewed Mar 20 2024
review fromkayak
2.0
I made a reservation online for a pick up on 3/09 in the morning - I got a call from Budget at 8.20am that there was no vehicle available for me to rent that day. It really messed up my travel plans. Very disappointingReviewed Mar 11 2024
review fromkayak
2.0
The price was 300 more than what was quoted. We were quoted 532 and needed up paying 882Reviewed Mar 6 2024
review fromkayak
2.0
Multiple long lines and wait times to pick-up, disorganized pick-up process, confused staff, car and cars not available upon pick-up.Reviewed Mar 5 2024
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8.0
Great customer service experience. Busy line up at pick up. Found medication/vitamins rolling around the back which wasn’t ok since I had young kids in the back. Noticed the tires were also balding, and it was set up in Spanish when I got it. All in all, service was pleasant, car was a great fit. Some things could be worked on.Reviewed Mar 4 2024
review fromkayak
4.0
Terrible I experience!!! My car was switched to an electric car which was ok only if it’s 100% charged. Also the charges were different from original payments when I reserved. $40 difference without explanation!!!Reviewed Feb 8 2024
review fromkayak
2.0
awfulReviewed Jan 17 2024
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Where can I find Budget hire cars in Los Angeles?

Address

800 North Alameda Street

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

Phone

+1 213 617 2977

Address

1333 N Highland Ave

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

+1 323 460 2175

Address

9775 Airport Boulevard

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

+1 310 642 4500

Address

7521 Lankershim Boulevard

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

+1 818 980 1500

Address

3600 Wilshire Boulevard

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

Phone

+1 213 381 2813

Address

888 South Figueroa Street

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

+1 213 553 8867

Address

9545 Reseda Boulevard Unit 5

Hours

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00

Phone

+1 818 576 9590

Address

11656 Ventura Boulevard

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

Phone

+1 818 761 1383

Address

647 Mateo Street

Hours

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

Phone

+1 213 328 6380

Address

1234 Westwood Boulevard

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

+1 310 446 4192

Address

19228 Ventura Boulevard

Hours

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00

Phone

+1 818 345 1160

Address

11901 Santa Monica Boulevard

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

Phone

+1 310 914 7702

Address

700 West 7th Street, Ste A 200

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

Phone

+1 626 642 9622

Good to know

Most popular location

9775 Airport Boulevard

Most popular car type

Intermediate

Top tips for hiring a car from Budget in Los Angeles

  • When you choose to book Budget car hire in Los Angeles, you will have a wide variety of rental agency locations to choose from including inner city locations and the most convenient (if you are flying in) at Los Angeles Airport. It is always advisable to book your rental car in advance so you can choose the best pick-up locations and ensure you get the car you want as certain locations will be busy and you might not get the car you desire.
  • Making the right decision on your brand and category of car when you book Budget car hire in Los Angeles will depend on the type of trip you are planning on. Budget have a wide fleet range of cars for your needs starting from compact cars for short trips right up to family vans for long-distance travel. If you are flying in for a business trip, then choose from one of the luxury brands. Budget car hire has a rental for your budget and your needs.
  • If you are travelling to L.A. to explore the bustling beach walks and piers of Venice Beach, then if you book Budget car hire in Los Angeles at the 1027 Broadway, Santa Monica branch, you are only around a 12-min drive to the main beaches. This is the most convenient location if you have booked a hotel near the promenade and want to experience real Los Angeles beach life without putting too much mileage on your rental car.
  • When driving in Los Angeles, the traffic can get very congested, so in order to be fuel-wise follow these tips when you book Budget car hire in Los Angeles. Stick to the speed limit; alternatively, driving slower speeds reduces your fuel usage. Try to avoid peak hour traffic where you might need to be stopping and starting and breaking, as this also burns up fuel unnecessarily. When purchasing your car rental use the Full-To-Full fuel policy so you are responsible for filling up the car when you return it and wont be charged the extra amounts that Budget might add on as an extra service.
  • Book your car hire from Budget in Los Angeles at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price.
  • Intermediate car hire from Budget in Los Angeles are around 65% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about hiring a car from Budget in Los Angeles

  • Why should I choose Budget car hire in Los Angeles?

    There are over 13 different Budget car hire offices around Los Angeles and so you are spoilt for choice on where you choose to pick up your car. If you have booked a hotel then simply Google which car rental office will be most convenient for you to pick up from. This variety of Budget offices also makes it convenient if you explore and want to drop off your car at a Budget office across town.

  • Can I return my car after-hours with Budget car hire in Los Angeles?

    As there are many different locations to book Budget car hire in Los Angeles, depending on which location you choose, it is best to find out what the after-hours returns policies are. Most of the inner city Budget rental offices open from around 7 am and close at 5pm. The Budget rental on 700 W 7th St is open 24 hours if you want to drop off your car at anytime. At the airport you will find a dropbox for your keys so you can drop off at any time convenient to you.

  • Does Budget car hire offer free roadside assistance?

    You will need to purchase extra roadside assistance in case of any issues you might have, which differs at each car hire location you choose and what services you need. This reasonable rate will cover you for assistance like jump starts, locksmith assistance if you lock your keys inside the vehicle, flat tyre assistance, fuel delivery and full towing options. This might be worth the extra assurance in a foreign city.

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

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

  • How many car hire locations does Budget have in Los Angeles?

    Budget has 13 hire locations in Los Angeles. 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: Los Angeles airport (LAX)?

    Yes

  • Does Budget offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Los Angeles airport (LAX)?

    Yes