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Budget car rental prices in Tampa

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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 Tampa

Overall Rating6.1 OkayBased on 360 reviews
Cleanliness
6.8
Comfort
6.9
Overall
6.1
Pick-up/Drop-off
6.2
Value for money
6.1

Recent reviews

Traveler rating
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2.0
The customer service representative at the pick up desk was high on Marijuana when I arrived to pick up the vehicle. He struggled to concentrate on the task and hand. The car was the incorrect type. I booked a regular car and they put me in a "premium" Cadillac SUV. There weren't any other vehicles and I needed the vehicle for a one way trip. Overall, I won't use Budget going forward.Reviewed Jan 28 2024
review fromkayak
4.0
Windshield was dirty and smudged on the insideReviewed Jan 13 2024
review fromkayak
10.0
The car was ready as expected. The car was a little dented and not as nice visually as we are used too, but it was fine.Reviewed Nov 27 2023
review fromkayak
2.0
A vehical that had been recently serviced would have been nice. The remote trunk opener would have been nice, had it worked.Reviewed Nov 12 2023
review fromkayak
2.0
I arrived to pick up the car at the scheduled pick up time. I was told no cars available. I would have to sit and wait until a car was returned. I canceled the reservation and left.Reviewed Oct 9 2023
review fromkayak
2.0
Flight was delayed and while I was in-air with no internet, “my” car was given away, everything else booked and I was left stranded! The airport location staff wouldn’t/couldn’t even make recommendations for another rental location in town. Terrible experience - will never use again.Reviewed Apr 9 2023
review fromcheapflights
2.0
The vehicle was only 1/4 full of gas. I had to go back inside to agent at pickup to note this ((it should have been noted to me !!!)). At drop off I told this to person checking in the vehicle, I filled with gas and 1/2 remained, BUT I was still charged for gas. Unacceptable.Reviewed Oct 29 2022
review fromkayak
2.0
When I got to TPA the line at Budget was 50+ people. There was one person behind the counter and there were no cars to send out. I cancelled my reservation and went to Alamo instead.Reviewed Oct 13 2022
review fromkayak
10.0
Pleasant customer service no waiting car was available when I walked in. And check out the same all good on the front. Car seats where stained and dirty . I only had the car 3 hours Rate could of been better. Thank YouReviewed Sep 17 2022
review fromkayak
2.0
There were approximately 50 people in line in front of me. The line moved at a snails pace. They have a scan code while you are standing in line. I suppose it helped marginally. There really seems to be no good reason to have this situation in today's world. Getting everything done electronically is quite simple (only one other counter had a line (10 people). Oh...and of course they didn't have the small sport utility that I was supposed to get...but an Altima (which he tried to convince me was an upgrade..."but I won't charge you for it"). I'll be using any other rental company in the future.Reviewed Sep 12 2022
review fromkayak
10.0
Price was awesome, the third party insurance was about half what I paid last time I rented a car. The staff was friendly and very efficient . The car I chose online was not available so I got a free upgrade Thank you budgetReviewed Aug 24 2022
review fromkayak
10.0
Keep up the good work!Reviewed May 10 2022
review fromkayak

Where can I find Budget car rentals in Tampa?

Address

10220 Palm River Road

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
Sunday10:00 - 14:00

Phone

+1 813 651 2608

Address

4644 W Gandy Blvd Suite 2

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
Sunday08:00 - 18:00

Phone

+1 813 831 4860

Address

5409 Airport Service Rd

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

+1 813 396 3126

Address

10902 N Florida Ave

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
Sunday08:00 - 18:00

Phone

+1 813 979 6919

Address

6903 North Dale Mabry Highway

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 - 13:00

Phone

+1 813 289 6396

Address

513 South Florida Avenue

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 - 13:00

Phone

+1 813 223 3089

Good to know

Most popular location

5409 Airport Service Rd

Most popular car type

Standard

Average price

$65/day

Good deal

$52/day

Top tips for renting a car from Budget in Tampa

  • There are a number of advantages when you book with Budget car rentals in Tampa. Budget offers some great programs like discounts on long-term rentals for people who would like to travel throughout Florida for an extended period of time. They also offer their Budget Fastbreak program, which allows travelers to quickly exit the rental counter with their vehicles - this can be especially beneficial during busy travel periods.
  • One of the most important reasons to book through Budget car rentals in Tampa is that they offer a huge variety of different styles of cars that are sure to suit the needs of any traveler making a trip to Tampa. The choices range from very cost-effective models like economy all the way up to luxury models and convertibles, which can make a great choice for people on a romantic getaway to this Florida city.
  • Quite often, families will make the trip to Tampa and then want to book with Budget car rentals in Tampa to start their adventures in this amazing city. Some of the spots that are just a short drive around the Tampa area include Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, the Florida Aquarium, Zoo Tampa at Lowry Park, and Adventure Island. All of these places make a great day trip that the entire family is sure to enjoy.
  • A very popular reason to head to Tampa in January is to take part in the Gasparilla Parades. This is when fictitious plunderers take over the entire city in honor of the mythical pirate Jose Gaspar in an event that takes place at a number of outdoor locations throughout the Tampa area. Having a great rental car from Budget is the best way to travel from place to place during this very busy and exciting time in the city of Tampa.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars from Budget in Tampa for $52 or less.
  • Book your rental car from Budget in Tampa at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price.
  • Standard rental cars from Budget in Tampa are around 65% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about renting a car from Budget in Tampa

  • Where can I park my budget rental car when I'm visiting Tampa?

    Most of the very popular destinations throughout the Tampa area - including the central business district found downtown as well as areas such as Ybor City, the Channel District, and Tampa Heights - offer metered parking. The cost is around $2.50 per hour and the meters run from around 8:00 a.m. to midnight seven days per week. These parking rates can vary depending on which part of the city you plan on parking in. As an alternative, especially if you plan on staying in one area for quite a while, there are quite a few surface lots and parking garages located throughout the downtown Tampa area.

  • Which location is best for me to pick up my Budget rental car?

    One of the best things about using Budget Car Rental is the number of locations they offer in the Tampa area. If you do not happen to be flying into Tampa and would still like to pick up a rental car, you will find locations in the downtown area, the Bayside West neighborhood, and on the eastern side of the Tampa area along Interstate 75 near Brandon. These make great choices if you want to pick up a rental car after you arrive and you don't want to make the long trip back to the airport to get a rental car.

  • If I want to use my Budget rental car to drive to somewhere else in Florida and then leave the car there, is that going to be possible?

    One of the best things about using a large rental car company like Budget Car Rental is that they offer so many locations not only in the Tampa area but throughout Florida and other states in the United States. That means it is not only possible but quite easy to rent a car in Tampa and then drive throughout Florida on a variety of adventures and then leave your car in any major city in the state without a problem.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car from Budget in Tampa?

    On average a rental car from Budget in Tampa costs $65 per day.

  • What is the most popular rental car from Budget in Tampa?

    Standard (Class Commercial Truck or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type from Budget in Tampa.

  • How many car rental locations does Budget have in Tampa?

    Budget has 6 rental locations in Tampa. Take a look at our Budget rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • Does Budget have a car rental location at the airport: Tampa airport (TPA)?

    Yes

  • Does Budget offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Tampa airport (TPA)?

    Yes