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Budget car hire prices in Sarasota

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Reviews for Budget in Sarasota

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 rating7.4 GoodBased on 181 reviews
Cleanliness
7.7
Comfort
7.9
Overall
7.4
Pick-up/Drop-off
7.3
Value for money
7.3

Recent reviews

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2.0
Not good. Unfortunately ended up in a different airport in Florida than anticipated. Need to alter my reservation from picking up at Orlando instead of Sarasota. Had a 5 day rental. Nothing could be done other than TRIPLE my rental agreement fees. I was forced to rent from another agency and paid several hundred dollars ( saving my hundreds of dollars had I chose budget) to simply drive 3 hours to pick up my original rental in Sarasota. Upon pick up in Sarasota. The car smelled terrible of smoke. I had to complain as to not get charged the initial day but couldn’t return it as I wa snot in the area. Honestly will never use budget again. Worst experience ever. Also was never offered and apology and certainly no discount. I never ask for any special treatment but I really felt taken advantage due to being stuck at the time.Reviewed Mar 31 2024
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8.0
Tire pressure light on to begin Low window wash fluid to beginReviewed Mar 19 2024
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10.0
Fast service. Car could have been washedReviewed Mar 18 2024
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2.0
Price but had to wait two hours on lineReviewed Mar 17 2024
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10.0
Price,Reviewed Feb 25 2024
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10.0
Staff was friendly and helpful. Car was clean, comfortable, and drove well.Reviewed Feb 13 2024
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10.0
Entire experience went very smoothly. Thank you.Reviewed Feb 2 2024
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10.0
Clair went out of her way to help us get a car after a fiasco with another rental place.Reviewed Jan 4 2024
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10.0
The staff were great. Able to multitask and didn’t keep anyone waiting. I had an issue with a low air tire and they quickly got me a different car.Reviewed Dec 30 2023
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2.0
Hello. I arrived very late at the airport due to flight delays. My flight had originated in the UK. I went to the desk and explained that I didn't think it would be safe to drive, and asked if I could collect from the Venice office the next day. I was told that wouldn't be a problem. I collected from the Venice Budget office the next day. The woman was very helpful, but again didn't indicated that there was any issue with collecting from a different place. I returned the car, again no issues. So I was very surprised to be hit with a nearly £200 charge for collecting from a different location. My sister would have driven me to the airport if we had been told that there would be a charge. I have queried through the provider I booked with (Qeeq) and was told that Budget wouldn't "budge" on the charge. I am very unhappy and wouldn't book with you again. Kind regards, Ann JonesReviewed Dec 15 2023
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10.0
Very good! Wish the car was cleaner.Reviewed Dec 14 2023
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4.0
Car was really dirty inside. Like gross. Peoples fingernails & dirt. Both inside and out. Food crumbsReviewed Apr 26 2022
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Where can I find Budget hire cars in Sarasota?

Address

6018 Airport Circle

Hours

Monday07:00 - 23:59
Tuesday07:00 - 23:59
Wednesday07:00 - 23:59
Thursday07:00 - 23:59
Friday07:00 - 23:59
Saturday07:00 - 23:59
Sunday07:00 - 23:59

Phone

+1 941 359 5360

Address

7010 South Tamiami Trail

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

+1 941 921 7408

Address

435 North Washington Blvd

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

+1 941 806 6093

Good to know

Most popular location

6018 Airport Circle

Most popular car type

Compact

Top tips for hiring a car from Budget in Sarasota

  • Budget car rentals in Sarasota give you top advantages when traveling the Southwest Florida Gulf Coast. With a wide variety of rental cars, trucks, and SUVs available, Budget has the ideal option for you. Those who want ease of navigation, parking, and fuel efficiency will no doubt enjoy Budget’s compact car options, such as the Kia Rio, Kia Soul, or Ford Focus. Travelers wishing for a bit more room may opt for a sleek option like the Volkswagen Jetta or Volkswagen Passat, while those planning to explore the outdoors will benefit from a rugged and roomy pickup truck like the Toyota Tacoma or RAM Rebel.
  • Budget rentals also offer stylish luxury cars, for those seeking to travel the Gulf Coast in the maximum comfort. Enjoy cruising amongst the Sarasota Keys in options like the elegant Lincoln MKZ or streamlined Chrysler 300. If you seek luxury through performance, sporty cars like the Ford Mustang are available from Budget car rentals. Budget even has options that cater to those who wish to minimize their environmental impact, with hybrid cars like the Toyota Prius.
  • Families or large groups visiting Sarasota and its stunning coastal waters will be pleased with options that are suitable for many passengers. The Chrysler Pacifica is a long known and well trusted minivan that comfortably seats seven passengers and has room for two bags. Families will enjoy the ease of its four doors. For those looking to max out on space during a coastal road trip, the twelve passenger Ford Transit holds two bags and features the added spaciousness of a high roof.
  • Vacationers who book Budget car rentals in Sarasota should definitely take advantage of Budget’s many perks, such as the Fastbreak program. When you join Fastbreak, you enjoy experience-enhancing features like quick and easy pickups and drop offs. With free membership, Fastbreak participants get to avoid lines at the rental location with a quick valid driver’s license confirmation. Returns are just as simple. Those who opt to do Fastbreak’s Budget Choice program get even more perks like the ability to choose your rental from your phone or mobile device.
  • Compact car hire from Budget in Sarasota are around -70% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about hiring a car from Budget in Sarasota

  • Where is the best pickup location for Budget car rentals in Sarasota?

    Budget has three locations serving the Sarasota area, ensuring a great choice no matter where your trip takes you. The best location is at the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ), located in the airport terminal. This location is open from 7 am to 12 am, accommodating many landing and departure times. Budget car rentals are also available at 4715 14th Street W, close to the IMG Academy and further southward at 435 North Washington, close to downtown and sights like the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and Bayfront Park.

  • Where are the best places to park Budget car rentals in Sarasota?

    With over 3000 public and 1100 metered parking spaces in the Downtown Sarasota area, you can relax about parking while driving Budget rental cars in Sarasota. Sarasota offers parking garages on Palm Avenue, State Street, St. Armands, or try the 2nd Street Garage. Sarasota also offers the Breezy Pass, which makes entering and exiting the city’s parking garages fast, simple, and contactless.

  • Do Budget car rentals in Sarasota offer any other benefits?

    In addition to its Fastbreak program, renters who go with Budget may also participate in Budget Rewards, a program that provides membership points with participating hotels, airlines, and other travel providers. Marriott Vacation Club, American Airlines Business ExtrAA, Choice Privileges, and Wyndham Rewards are just a few of the associated brands that can be rewarded through renting with Budget. Seasoned travelers will want to study all of the various Budget rewards partners when choosing their accommodations and travel arrangements to gain the most benefits.

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

    Compact (Ford EcoSport or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type from Budget in Sarasota.

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

    Budget has 3 hire locations in Sarasota. 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: Sarasota Bradenton Intl airport (SRQ)?

    Yes

  • Does Budget offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Sarasota Bradenton Intl airport (SRQ)?

    Yes