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Budget in the UK

Find great prices with Budget in the UK, see customer ratings - and book online, quickly and easily

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Why use Budget?

  • Dropping a car off with Budget in the UK is quick and easy
  • Budget in the UK are renowned for keeping their cars in good condition
  • People are impressed by how clean the Budget cars are in the UK

Ratings for Budget in the UK


  • Overall value for money of your vehicle hire

  • Helpfulness of the counter staff

  • Time it took to collect your vehicle

  • Time it took to drop off your vehicle

  • Cleanliness of the vehicle

  • Overall condition of the vehicle

  • Ease of locating the Budget rental desk or representative


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Reviews of Budget in the UK

Real customer reviews

Find out what other customers think - so you can decide if Budget is the right company for you.

Anonymous London City Airport 21 July 2020
Staff were great, process was good. Takes too long to get the vehicle. Could do with more staff onsite.
Anonymous Belfast International Airport 19 July 2020
The car hire office within the Airport to collect keys etc and short distance to collect vehicle
Anonymous Birmingham Airport 18 July 2020
drop off system was simple and convenient
Anonymous Leeds Airport 17 July 2020
Ease of pluck up and location
Anonymous Belfast City Airport 16 July 2020
It was just what I needed. Nothing. A car is a car and I rented one that was suitable for my needs.
Anonymous Bristol North 15 July 2020
Ease of service, quality of customer service. No sign for reception externally.
Anonymous Bristol North 15 July 2020
Friendly staff, very modern good looking rental car, easy pick up and drop off N/A
Anonymous London - Battersea 14 July 2020
Nice car It took a really long time to pick up the car. There were 4 people in front of me and it took them about 15 mins to process each person. Apparently they were getting the cars ready and cleaning them at the same time.
Anonymous Gatwick Airport 13 July 2020
Receiving an upgrade, quick and easy to pick-up and drop-off Car wasn't filled up fully so had to estimate how much fuel to leave in the tank at the end of rental
Anonymous Nottingham Downtown 12 July 2020
Great service N/A
Anonymous Staines Downtown 10 July 2020
Very friendly and efficient service !! Highly recommended
Anonymous Manchester Airport 10 July 2020
The lady at Budget was incredibly helpful and friendly.
Anonymous Belfast City Airport 09 July 2020
First class agent - did more than required for me Nothing
Anonymous Bournemouth Downtown 08 July 2020
Good service Great price Lovely car
Anonymous Manchester Airport 07 July 2020
The car was perfect size, nice to drive. Car needed a clean inside.
Anonymous Gatwick Airport 07 July 2020
We got an excellent car, much better than what we booked. Nothing.
Anonymous Gatwick Airport 07 July 2020
The staff member was great, she was attentive and very helpful
Anonymous Swindon Downtown 06 July 2020
The BUDGET office was open, lockdown routines were followed.
Anonymous London City Airport 06 July 2020
Great car, great price. Tyre pressure light came on during rental.
Anonymous Newcastle Airport 04 July 2020
Very friendly and helpful staff. Car in very good condition
Anonymous London City Airport 01 July 2020
I liked the fact that it was easy to collect the car The Car Hire location within the airport is quite a long way away from the main building. The opening hours a limited and contact with staff at rental location is not easy.
Anonymous London - Victoria Station 27 June 2020
from the 1st moment i enter to the last minute before i drope the car it was an ecellant job. tanks ----
Anonymous Bournemouth Downtown 23 June 2020
End-to-end process was really fast and easy. Staff are friendly. Didn't get the exact car I was expecting but it's alright.
Anonymous Nottingham Downtown 21 June 2020
Friendly staff All good
Anonymous London Stansted Airport 16 June 2020
Seating position is very good in vitara. Car floor mats missing.
Anonymous Glasgow Airport 16 June 2020
Cost and staff help and reassurance with Covid 19 restrictions. Nothing
Anonymous Birmingham Downtown 10 June 2020
Quick, professional service, absolutely no problems, small delay due to busy hour. Very good experience
Anonymous London City Airport 07 June 2020
nice and quick book 100% recommended
Anonymous London - Euston 06 June 2020
Excellent service
Anonymous Bracknell Downtown 05 June 2020
lady on the counter very friendly and effiecient
Anonymous Portsmouth Downtown 05 June 2020
Very helpful staff, everything went fast and easy, nice clean car. For sure I’ll be happy to use service one more time, if I need to. Thank you
Anonymous Heathrow Airport 05 June 2020
Very happy with all the service that was provided by the lady who gave me the car and the gentleman who checked the car back in they where amazing and I will recommend everyone to come and rent from budget None
Anonymous Birmingham Airport 02 June 2020
Friendly fuss free service
Anonymous Heathrow Airport 24 May 2020
I really enjoy drive the car, very clean. And the staff were very helpful at the counter. N/A
Anonymous Birmingham Downtown 19 May 2020
helpful and decent staff, wonderful service
Anonymous London City Airport 11 May 2020
Great customer service Previously damaged cars should be either repaired or off the car hire.
Anonymous Birmingham Airport 09 May 2020
The ease of the whole experience was fantastic Little touches, if you can upgrade customers with a car sat there I think it would prove a lot to repeat customers or for retention
Anonymous Belfast City Airport 08 May 2020
Very understanding and patient staff. Very observant of the things we have and number of peole to fit in the car.
Anonymous Norwich Airport 05 April 2020
Completely straightforward Nothing
Anonymous Lincoln Downtown 28 March 2020
Customer friendly Nothing
Anonymous Bristol Airport 25 March 2020
Efficiency Nothing
Anonymous Gatwick Airport 24 March 2020
The pickup took long because I didn’t have all my documents but they patiently waited for me to get everything I needed and in the same friendly manner continued the process when I was all set
Anonymous Gatwick Airport 24 March 2020
Really happy with the whole experience. Fast pick up and smooth return of the car. All Budget personnel was very helpful and professional. Will definitely use them again. Thank you. N/A
Anonymous Inverness Airport 23 March 2020
Great staff - very happy with the service
Anonymous Bournemouth Downtown 23 March 2020
Easy, cheap nothing, eveything was good
Anonymous Glasgow Airport 21 March 2020
Very professional, helpful staff Nothing
Anonymous London Luton Airport 21 March 2020
helpfulness of counter staff, no big push on trying to sell car upgrades or further insurance the wait/journey to get from the airport to the collective car hire company hire centres
Anonymous Belfast International Airport 20 March 2020
quick and staff very helpful
Anonymous Birmingham Airport 20 March 2020
Service Next time a better car
Anonymous Heathrow Airport 19 March 2020
The excellent efficiency of Budget staff Nothing particular
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