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Recent reviews

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Was a little disappointed with the choice of cars. The car we chose was very dirty like someone went through the mud with it. I had to wash it as mud was caked up in the wheel wells.Reviewed May 10 2024
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The car was clean and the staff were professional and knowledgeableReviewed Dec 5 2023
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The car was dirty, smelled and the key fob ran out of batteries hours into the trip. They could not have cared less when I returned it. Have had terrible customer service at this particular budget before. There’s a reason it’s often the least expensive.Reviewed Oct 16 2023
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The vehicle could have been better (car was hit, inside was stained). The customer service could have been better (I wasn't given neither paperwork emailed receipts or agreement). Icing on the cake was the next door Avis employee blocking the airport shuttle bus to pick us up. When told to move her car, she was beyond rude as if the rental was free. She indicated she's aware of blocking the way and continued the casual conversation with the Budget employee until finished.Reviewed Oct 24 2022
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Pickup agent was rude. Car dirty dented uncomfortable. Car not as promised. ( Mitsubishi instead of Tacoma.) Somebody was in my car and took it.Reviewed Sep 30 2022
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i NEVER rented a car, they wouldn’t allow me to take it one way w/out a return ticket. i live here. in NJ and was suppose to drop it off. This is horrible - no mention of this on your Kayak site!Reviewed Sep 16 2022
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The pick up location (PHL) was struggling to keep up with the demand of reservations. Cars were not available as reserved. The vehicle I got was visibly damaged and dirty and no one was available to assist or document it. I actually dropped the vehicle off early rather than continuing to drive it and pay anymore to rent it. The drop off location (EWR) was also overwhelmed and had no one available to discuss the situation with me. It was an expensive and very disappointing 8 hour car rental experience!Reviewed Sep 15 2022
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Cons:Hourlong wait to pick up the car. Understaffed and slow-moving.Reviewed May 30 2021
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Pros:The shuttle bus was the dirtiest vehicle I have ever has the displeasure to ride in. The pick up staff was not very friendly. The young lady that helped me would not look at me or have a pleasant conversation with me regarding my rental. She told me that my contract had been emailed to me, however I never received it. She did not give me a reason to return to Budget in the future. The drop off staff was very friendly and helpful. Especially the gentlemen that checked in my vehicle on my return.Cons:The shuttle bus should be retired from your fleet. The young lady could have looked at me and had a conversation with me regarding my rental. Please note, she did her job but it was not a pleasant experience.Reviewed May 24 2021
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Pros:The car was ok.Cons:We waited for 2 hours to pick up a car. We didn’t get our car until 2am, because they were short staffed and Budget was actually closed, so we had to go to Avis to get a car. At drop off we were charged $360 for gas, which has to be an error, and we’ve called 4 times to speak with someone and have been out on hold for over an hour each time, with no resolution. We will NEVER rent from Budget again.Reviewed May 4 2021
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Cons:The car was clean but smelled awful. I was in a rush and didn’t have time to go back and change it out. The $200 I paid for the car I should not have to put up with a smelly car.Reviewed Apr 11 2021
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Cons:I know I came in later but the toll pass was not explained so I ended up assuming it was working and it was not . The car also smelled of smoke.Reviewed Mar 18 2021
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Budget car rentals near Philadelphia Airport


1 Arrivals Road


Monday06:00 - 23:59
Tuesday06:00 - 23:59
Wednesday06:00 - 23:59
Thursday06:00 - 23:59
Friday06:00 - 23:59
Saturday06:00 - 23:59
Sunday06:00 - 23:59


+1 215 492 9043


185 S Macdade Blvd


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


+1 484 496 8192

Top tips for renting a car from Budget at Philadelphia Airport

  • When you book Budget car rentals at Philadelphia Airport, you can easily enjoy the best rates that get offered since it’s extremely affordable. By renting a car in Philadelphia, you get the chance to explore the beautiful city and attractions like the Independence Hall, The Franklin Institute, and the Masonic Temple. Renting a Budget car is advantageous since it cuts down on transportation costs, is comfortable, and saves one from worries about maintenance fees and depreciation costs. When you book Budget car rentals at Philadelphia International Airport, you can get a wide array of vehicles to choose from so that you can find the perfect car that suits your needs.
  • When you book Budget car rentals at Philadelphia International Airport, you are allowed to travel with your pet with no fee charged. For those with reduced mobility, you can get services like skycaps and sighted guides with no extra cost and there is the presence of transfer boards and panoramic mirrors in a specific car that you rent.
  • If you’re returning their Budget car rental at Philadelphia International Airport, you should consider a few things. Contact budget if you plan on extending your rental time. The longer you are late, the more the charges you are likely to expect upon your return. If the car is dirty upon its return, you may be charged the cleaning fee. When returning your rental car, you should make sure to return it to the exact place you picked the car at that particular airport.
  •  Holidays like Thanksgiving are those times when you can find yourself waiting in line at the counter and it may be more difficult to pick up or drop off a rental car. Weekdays especially in the morning may be problematic since people are rushing to work and there is a higher demand for cars. It is best to plan ahead and contact Budget rental car company for specific information on any potential delays or busy times.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars from Budget at Philadelphia Airport for $89 or less
  • Book your rental car at Philadelphia Airport from Budget at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Intermediate rental cars from Budget at Philadelphia Airport are around 42% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car from Budget at Philadelphia Airport

  • Where can I find the Budget counter at Philadelphia International Airport?

    At the Philadelphia International Airport, you can get to the budget counter from the baggage claim terminal; you should step outside and go to zone 2 where you’ll have to board the Budget shuttle bus where the car rental is a 4 min ride on airport grounds. Finding the Budget counter will be easy since one only has to follow the posted signs at Philadelphia Airport.

  • What documentation is required to rent a car at Budget Philadelphia International Airport?

    Philadelphia International Airport car hire requires you to have a driver’s license with at least one year of experience, a credit card issued in the name of the main renter with the required limit for paying for the rental and deposit, printing booking confirmation voucher that one has received in their email and an additional document confirming one’s identity.  One also needs an International Driver’s Permit if you are a foreigner.

  • What are some of the protections offered at Budget Philadelphia International Airport?

    When you book Budget car rentals at Philadelphia International Airport, there is the Loss Damage Waiver which relieves the renter and authorized drivers of financial responsibility if the Budget car is damaged or maybe stolen while under the rental contract. There is 24 h roadside assistance available to all renters if one needs help with any flat tires and other minor repairs. You can also call Budget if you lock yourself out of the car or have other problems that do not need an emergency tow. You also get Supplemental Liability Insurance Coverage that absolves you of damage claims that are filed by a third party. It covers any injuries that may happen to the driver and other drivers and the vehicles involved in the accident.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car from Budget at Philadelphia Airport?

    On average a rental car from Budget at Philadelphia Airport costs $71 per day.

  • What is the most popular rental car from Budget at Philadelphia Airport?

    Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type from Budget at Philadelphia Airport.

  • Where can I find Budget car rentals at Philadelphia Airport?

    1 Arrivals Road is the closest Budget rental location to Philadelphia Airport. The telephone number for this location is +1 215 492 9043.

  • Does Budget offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Philadelphia Airport (PHL)?