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The first car that we were directed to, smelled so strongly of cigarettes I had to ask for another car. It was particularly annoying since I had my 3 and 5 year old grandsons and had to have the car seats switched to another car. The second car was ok but not nearly as nice as I have had in the past. The return was good but I probably will look for another rental company.Reviewed Jan 7 2024
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The gentleman at Asheville airport was a true customer service expert. He deserves a promotion!Reviewed Nov 25 2023
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It’s was just okayReviewed Nov 25 2023
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Windshield washedReviewed Oct 18 2023
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The wait in line was over two hours and a car was not available. Went to Enterprise and it was great. I'll ne er use Budget again.Reviewed Oct 10 2023
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We arrived at this Budget location to find a massive line, snaking through the building, out the door, and well into the parking lot. I waited for about 45 minutes before I even got to the door of the building, and there was easily another 45 minutes to go. In the meantime my husband booked another car at the Alamo across the street and was able to pick it up before I was even halfway through the Budget line. Needless to say we ditched our Budget reservation entirely. I feel for the staff of this location - the folks we encountered were as patient as they could be under the circumstances. But something went seriously wrong here. I’d like to say I’d give them another chance, but when all you need from a long travel day is for things to go smoothly…another chance is just not worth it. Sorry to say Budget has lost my business.Reviewed Oct 9 2023
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I cannot begin to explain what a nightmare it was. We were shuttled to the car lot. Line was literally around the building. We waited in that line for 2:30 minutes. Then the completely unprofessional and uncaring staff came out to tell the 50ppl left in there that there were NO MORE CARS LEFT!!!! That we had to return to the terminal to get an Uber or Taxi??!! I will be contacting budget corporate. It was 2AM when we took a shuttle back to the airport. Then had to pay $150 for an Uber to our hotel. We didn’t get to the hotel until 3AM. I don’t know how Budget can operate as a legitimate business at this airport!! What a Joke!! I will be leaving as many negative reviews as I can. I will warn any family, friend, or stranger to never use Kayak or Budget again. I was told I could get my $150 dollars reimbursed but I have no faith in this “company” I was blown away that this is an actual operating company in the United States. Absolutely ridiculously shamefulReviewed Oct 3 2023
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It was goodReviewed Oct 29 2022
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2+hours waiting to pick up the car (90 minutes in line, 20 minutes to get the car, plus the expected travel time to get to the counter and check out/exit from the parking lot). Mass confusion at the rental counters. Lack of clarity as to what car I was supposed to get (waited on the curb for 20 minutes and finally asked a team member walking by to help me find it- even he had trouble). Did not get the car or car class requested (reserved a Camry type car and got a mini van). Got charged for gas even though I told them I would fill it up and it was returned full/topped off.Reviewed Oct 28 2022
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Waited over an hour upon arrival to pick up car. Everyone in line had a reservation, like me, so it wasn’t as if they didn’t know we were coming. A totally avoidable waste of valuable vacation time .Reviewed Oct 17 2022
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All went very smooth thank youReviewed Oct 9 2022
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Long line/90 minutes to complete check in and get the rental car.Reviewed Oct 2 2022
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Budget car rentals near Raleigh-Durham Airport


1000 Rental Car Drive


Monday04:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Tuesday04:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Wednesday00:00 - 01:0004:00 - 23:59
Thursday04:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Friday00:00 - 01:0004:00 - 23:59
Saturday04:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Sunday04:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00


+1 919 840 4781

Top tips for renting a car from Budget at Raleigh-Durham Airport

  • Passengers with flights scheduled to land at Raleigh-Durham Airport in Morrisville, NC, can use the on-site car rentals by Budget to explore the attractions found in the city and those located in the neighboring cities. Book Budget car rentals at Raleigh-Durham Airport to enjoy convenience which you wouldn’t get from using public means. For instance, you may tour the RDU Observation Park and Lake Crabtree County Park, situated about 1.5 mi (2.4 km) and 4 mi (6.6 km) from the airport. You may also choose to tour the Greensboro Science Center, situated about 57 mi (91.7 km) from Morrisville City.
  • Budget has stood up to become a reliable car rental agency at the Raleigh-Durham Airport. The car rental agency has an on-site car rental counter as well as a vehicle yard. This makes it easy for passengers to rent vehicles once they arrive at the airport. Additionally, the car rental company keeps different types of vehicles at their yard spot, including sedans, economy cars, SUVs, pick-up trucks, and luxury vehicles. The availability of these cars is always guaranteed since when one is rented, they immediately stock another of its kind. Book Budget car rentals at Raleigh-Durham Airport to secure a vehicle tailored to meet your traveling needs.
  • Book Budget car rentals at Raleigh-Durham Airport for an opportunity to return them at the same pick-up spot, especially if you have a flight to catch at the airport. The company’s return process is simple and hassle-free. First, you will need to drive the rental vehicle to the Budget parking spot located in the airport’s parking zone. Once there, remove any personal belongings from the car to allow for inspection. Finally, you’ll hand over the keys at the Budget counter to terminate the car rental agreement.
  • Making returns of car rentals to Budget at Raleigh-Durham Airport can be stressful at certain times. These times include busy airport times and major holidays. The airport is often busy from 6 am to 9 am and 3 pm to 6 pm. Some of the major holidays that make the airport busy include Independence Day, Veterans Day, Memorial Day, and Christmas Day. During these times, the airport buzzes with people, the majority trying to secure Budget car rentals at the rental counter. This results in slow car rental services, including returning services. Therefore, the next time you think of making a return, think about doing so at times when the airport isn’t that busy.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars from Budget at Raleigh-Durham Airport for $63 or less
  • Book your rental car at Raleigh-Durham Airport from Budget at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Supplier choice rental cars from Budget at Raleigh-Durham Airport are around 26% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car from Budget at Raleigh-Durham Airport

  • Where is Budget situated at Raleigh-Durham Airport?

    Budget is located about a five-minute drive from the airport’s arrivals terminals. Passengers needing rental cars from Budget can hop into one of the shuttles located at green stops for Rental Car Shuttle. The shuttles depart outside the baggage claim area in Zone 5 of Terminal 2 and Zone 4 of Terminal 1. This on-site location of the car rental agency makes it convenient for passengers to access the services fast.

  • What extra services and products are offered by Budget at Raleigh-Durham Airport?

    Budget Raleigh-Durham Airport car rental company offers a number of extra services in addition to renting vehicles. For example, at an additional cost, clients can get insurance coverage, satellite radios, GPS navigation systems, child safety seats, and pre-fueled vehicles. These services are meant to enhance drivers’ comfort when renting a car.

  • What requirements should I fulfill to rent a vehicle at Raleigh-Durham Airport?

    For you to secure a rental vehicle from Budget, you must have several documents. First, you’ll need to present your valid driver’s license and credit or debit card at the airport’s car rental counter. The cards will be used to sort the car rental payments during the rental period. Foreigners will be required to provide valid government-issued ID cards or passports.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car from Budget at Raleigh-Durham Airport?

    On average a rental car from Budget at Raleigh-Durham Airport costs $61 per day.

  • What is the most popular rental car from Budget at Raleigh-Durham Airport?

    Intermediate (Toyota RAV4 or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type from Budget at Raleigh-Durham Airport.

  • Where can I find Budget car rentals at Raleigh-Durham Airport?

    1000 Rental Car Drive is the closest Budget rental location to Raleigh-Durham Airport. The telephone number for this location is +1 919 840 4781.

  • Does Budget offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Raleigh-Durham Airport (RDU)?