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Book Budget car rentals at San Diego Airport

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Budget car rental prices at San Diego Airport

Economy$52/day
Compact$56/day
Intermediate$52/day
Standard$58/day
Full-size$55/day
Full-size SUV$125/day
Premium$61/day
Luxury$60/day
Convertible$104/day
Premium SUV$105/day
Intermediate SUV$57/day
Standard SUV$73/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

Reviews

Pros

"Very comfortable !"(in 3750 reviews)
" was very helpful and friendly."(in 1394 reviews)
"The was comfortable and roomy"(in 3683 reviews)

Cons

"The smelled like pee."(in 3893 reviews)
"They had NO despite the reservation."(in 3768 reviews)
"The price seems a bit high for a rental ($115)."(in 377 reviews)
Overall Rating7.7 GoodBased on 57 reviews
Cleanliness
8.2
Comfort
8.2
Overall
7.6
Pick-up/Drop-off
7.5
Value for money
7.7

Recent reviews

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8.0
Thought I had reserved an intermediate suv, received a compact. It worked out okay once all our luggage was out.Reviewed Apr 21 2024
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6.0
Good except the Cost to extend the contract was excessive The agent told me knee how to do it but did notReviewed Mar 30 2024
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8.0
My experience with the local office was excellent. Jay and his staff were terrific to deal with. I just got home and noticed that I am over billed. I will call in a couple of days to customer service for a correction if the bill isn't corrected automatically.Reviewed Mar 14 2024
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8.0
San Diego Budget rental agent provides excellence service. LOS ANGELES too except the shuttle bys driver not a vey pleasant experience . We requested to be drop off at the departure area @Tom Bradley Intl AIrport but she drop us off like a piece of luggage at the arrival and told us to walk. She's rude , we have to walk 1/2 a mile to find the departure. That's a bad customer service. I was going to hand her a tip but because she did not treat us with at least a standard customer satisfaction I told myself she doesn't deserve it.Reviewed Dec 18 2023
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10.0
Hard to think of anythingReviewed Dec 4 2023
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6.0
Plan time to stand in line. Car was not all that clean.Reviewed Sep 11 2022
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10.0
Pros:Helpful and very cleanCons:PerfectReviewed Oct 4 2020
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4.0
Pros:That location was massively understaffed. I went in for my rental at 2, but didn’t leave until 3. The poor staff was extremely professional, but clearly very stressed out. The first car they gave me kept telling me there was no “key” in the car, and I could not track a single employee down to help me. Eventually, they swapped the car out, but I ended up missing my appointment due to the hour delay.Reviewed Jul 14 2020
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6.4
Pros:The rate. The first office counter experience. The car.Cons:The car had an almost empty fuel tank. We reported this at the check-out counter and the representative seemed to enter this information into their system. I verbally confirmed that we need to bring the car with an almost empty fuel tank. Upon return, the tank had around 2 more gallons than at checkout. The receiving representatives were unfriendly and moreover they charged a $50+ fuel service fee without notifying me. Thankfully, I checked the receipt. I was told to go to the booth in the garage. The representative in the booth started with suggesting that I'm mistaken and the tank was most probably full. Thankfully again, I had taken the picture of the dashboard at the pick-up and showed it to them. I was planning to let go of the extra gasoline we had in the tank, but the bad attitude and unfriendly manner of the representatives so far made me upset and I demanded a reimbursement. Thankfully they were reasonable enough for refund and reimbursement. In short, a better check-out-in system and friendly and customer-oriented representatives can help a lot here.Reviewed Feb 19 2020
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8.0
Pros:Everything was fineReviewed Jan 29 2020
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9.6
Pros:Staff was very helpful and friendly. They even found that I had previously made a reservation that was half the price and they honored that and save d me $200Reviewed Jan 8 2020
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2.0
Pros:Because I used Kayak, I got sent to Holidaycars.com and they at first assured me my rental was booked only to later tell me it was not and that their "worldwide availabilities" were running low. So I had to rebook - from Budget directly - at a cost $150 more than the original, promised offer. HORRIBLE EXPErIENCE.Cons:Because I used Kayak, I got sent to Holidaycars.com and they at first assured me my rental was booked only to later tell me it was not and that their "worldwide availabilities" were running low. So I had to rebook - from Budget directly - at a cost $150 more than the original, promised offer. HORRIBLE EXPErIENCE.Reviewed Dec 16 2019
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Budget car rentals near San Diego Airport

Address

3355 Admiral Boland Way

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

+1 619 680 4949

Address

2790 Kurtz Street Suite 1

Hours

Monday07:00 - 16:00
Tuesday07:00 - 16:00
Wednesday07:00 - 16:00
Thursday07:00 - 16:00
Friday07:00 - 16:00
Saturday08:00 - 14:00
Sunday08:00 - 14:00

Phone

+1 619 574 6975

Address

1670 Kettner Boulevard Suite 1

Hours

Monday08:00 - 14:00
Tuesday08:00 - 14:00
Wednesday08:00 - 14:00
Thursday08:00 - 14:00
Friday08:00 - 14:00
Saturday08:00 - 14:00
Sunday08:00 - 14:00

Phone

+1 619 231 7162

Address

1350 6th Ave Suite #170

Hours

Monday08:00 - 14:00
Tuesday08:00 - 14:00
Wednesday08:00 - 14:00
Thursday08:00 - 14:00
Friday08:00 - 14:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00

Phone

+1 619 544 0510

Address

500 Hotel Circle North

Hours

Monday08:00 - 14:00
Tuesday08:00 - 14:00
Wednesday08:00 - 14:00
Thursday08:00 - 14:00
Friday08:00 - 14:00
Saturday08:00 - 14:00
Sunday08:00 - 14:00

Phone

+1 619 220 0294

Top tips for renting a car from Budget at San Diego Airport

  • San Diego International Airport (SAN) has become the busiest single-runway commercial airport in the U.S. over the years, and this has led to a large number of car rental agencies opening up counters at the airport. One of the many options available to you at SAN will be Budget, and it would be wise to rent Budget car rentals at San Diego Airport since they're typically on the more affordable side compared to other car rental agencies. Budget's 3355 Admiral Boland Way location at SAN also offers some of the most convenient hours around as its counter is open 24/7.
  • In addition to providing travelers with great rates and excellent hours, Budget also provides people with a wide range of car rental options. When you book Budget car rentals at San Diego Airport (SAN), you'll be able to pick from compact cars, full-size cars, minivans, premium SUVs, and more. Your best option might be to rent a convertible from Budget at SAN so that you're able to enjoy the sun and good weather that you typically get when you're visiting San Diego.
  • San Diego is almost 350 square miles big. It's also situated near some other large California cities that you might want to visit while you're in town, such as Los Angeles. If you plan to do your fair share of driving in San Diego and want to stay on the right track, look into requesting a GPS navigation system for your Budget rental car. Budget can set you up with a GPS system in most rental cars for a small fee. It'll help you make the most of a San Diego visit by guiding you around the city and any other cities you want to explore.
  • When you book Budget car rentals at San Diego Airport, you don't want to get stuck waiting in long lines when you pick up and drop off vehicles. You can avoid them by signing up for the Budget Fastbreak Program which will enable you to steer clear of having to stand in any lines. You'll be treated to expedited service when you go to pick up or drop off a car from Budget as a member of this program.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars from Budget at San Diego Airport for $69 or less
  • Book your rental car at San Diego Airport from Budget at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Intermediate rental cars from Budget at San Diego Airport are around 50% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car from Budget at San Diego Airport

  • Can I add additional drivers to a Budget car rental reservation at San Diego International Airport (SAN)?

    If you only make a Budget rental car reservation in your name, you'll be the only one who can drive it. But you'll also have the option to add other drivers to your reservation if you would like for a fee. It'll give you the option to split driving duties with your spouse, adult child, friend, etc.

  • Will I have to pay any fees if I need to cancel a Budget car rental reservation at San Diego Airport?

    If you prepay for a Budget rental car at San Diego Airport, you might have to pay a processing fee if you decide you want to cancel your reservation for whatever reason. You can avoid having to pay this fee by choosing not to pay for a rental car in advance when you book Budget car rentals at San Diego Airport.

  • Does Budget have extra car insurance packages available for rental cars at San Diego Airport?

    While Budget won't force you to sign up for any of its extra car insurance packages when you rent a vehicle, you will have the option to get the peace of mind that can come along with signing up for one or more of them. A few of the extra car insurance packages that Budget provides include Personal Accident and Effects (PAE), Supplemental Liability Insurance (SLI), and Emergency Sickness Plan (ESP).

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

    On average a rental car from Budget at San Diego Airport costs $57 per day.

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

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

  • Where can I find Budget car rentals at San Diego Airport?

    3355 Admiral Boland Way is the closest Budget rental location to San Diego Airport. The telephone number for this location is +1 619 680 4949.

  • Does Budget offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from San Diego Airport (SAN)?

    Yes