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Budget car rental prices in Palm Springs

Economy car
Economy
M
Compact car
Compact
M
Intermediate car
Intermediate
M
Standard car
Standard
M
Full-size car
Full-size
M
Luxury car
Luxury
M
Minivan car
Minivan
M
Passenger van car
Passenger van
M
Commercial car
Commercial
M
Pickup Truck car
Pickup Truck
M

Reviews for Budget in Palm Springs

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)
Overall Rating6.6 OkayBased on 191 reviews
Cleanliness
7.5
Comfort
7.6
Overall
6.7
Pick-up/Drop-off
6.5
Value for money
7.1

Recent reviews

Traveler rating
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2.0
Poor follow through on 2nd month and 3rd month of rental. Kept having to fix Budget errors in not renewing my lease until spending an hour waiting and then speaking on the phone to clear up Budget mistakes. Also overcharged by $100 on overall fee.Reviewed Apr 3 2024
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8.0
The vehicle was not washed and was not cleaned on the interior.Reviewed Mar 22 2024
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6.0
There was a very long line at the counter and I had to wait for 35 minutes for the vehicle to be ready. This was frustrating to all involved. The employees were very kind and patient and were working as fast as they could.Reviewed Mar 12 2024
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10.0
Staff was great, rental was great, price was great.Reviewed Mar 12 2024
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4.0
When I arrived just after 11pm to get my car, no one was manning the Avis/Budget desk at the Palm Springs airport. This despite their open hours being until midnight. I had to rideshare to my destination and return to the airport the next day to get my rental car. It took 90 minutes of waiting in line and at the desk for them to get me a car. They said they had run out of cars the night before. There was no communication about this nor was there any signage at the desk. A rep from another rental company told a couple of other parties and me that they had all gone home.Reviewed Feb 29 2024
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2.0
took 3 hours of waiting in a line to pick up a carReviewed Feb 27 2024
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8.0
Shorter wait in line (40 minutes wait to get to the counter). Did not have the vehicle I requested.Reviewed Feb 24 2024
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2.0
It took 90 minutes to get my car in Palm Springs and then they tried to charge us more than double for the rental. Once we got the car it was great and we had no issues.Reviewed Feb 14 2024
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8.0
Wait time for car was the only issue.Reviewed Feb 13 2024
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10.0
They were nice and gave me a really fun carReviewed Feb 13 2024
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10.0
Tough day as flight was canceled last minute due to weather. Booked online and line was crazy long and desk was not well staffed for all the weather-related car rentals. But car was great to drive from Palm Springs to San Jose in a very bad rain storm and price was very fair.Reviewed Feb 6 2024
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10.0
Easy friendly service.Reviewed Jan 28 2024
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Where can I find Budget car rentals in Palm Springs?

Address

3400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way

Hours

Monday07:00 - 23:59
Tuesday07:00 - 23:59
Wednesday07:00 - 23:59
Thursday07:00 - 23:59
Friday07:00 - 23:59
Saturday07:00 - 23:59
Sunday07:00 - 23:59

Phone

+1 760 778 1956

Address

650 South Eugene Road

Hours

Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00

Phone

+1 760 325 1584

Good to know

Most popular location

3400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way

Most popular car type

Intermediate

Top tips for renting a car from Budget in Palm Springs

  • It is important to think carefully about the type of vehicle you wish to rent when you book Budget car rentals in Palm Springs. Palm Springs is known for its sunny weather, and a convertible can be a fun and stylish way to explore the area, especially if you plan to drive through scenic routes such as Joshua Tree National Park. Palm Springs is an upscale destination, and if you want to explore the city in style, a luxury car rental might be a suitable choice. It can also add a touch of elegance to your visit.
  • Budget Car Rental offers the Fastbreak loyalty rewards program, providing excellent benefits for individuals opting to book Budget car rentals in Palm Springs. When you rent a car as a Fastbreak member, each qualifying rental accumulates rewards points that can be redeemed for complimentary rental days, offering significant savings for future travel. The program boasts flexibility with no blackout dates, ensuring convenient trip planning. Fastbreak members also enjoy an expedited service experience, gaining access to a dedicated counter that minimizes wait times and provides priority assistance throughout the rental process.
  • When considering the choice to book Budget car rentals in Palm Springs, it's crucial to be mindful of the company's cancellation policy. Following a cancellation, Budget applies a credit to the original payment card within approximately seven business days. However, canceling a prepaid reservation before the rental incurs a processing fee, and in the event of an early return of the vehicle before the initially scheduled return date, no payment refund is provided. This information underscores the importance of careful consideration and planning when adjusting rental arrangements.
  • Budget Car Rental typically facilitates one-way rentals, allowing customers to pick up a rental car in one location, like Palm Springs, and return it to another. This flexibility caters to travelers who don't intend to return to their original pickup location. To gain a comprehensive understanding of the terms, conditions, and potential fees associated with one-way rentals, individuals are encouraged to consult with Budget Car Rental staff at the time of booking. This ensures clarity and a seamless rental experience tailored to specific travel needs.
  • Intermediate rental cars from Budget in Palm Springs are around 26% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about renting a car from Budget in Palm Springs

  • Where should I go to pick up a rental car in Palm Springs?

    When you are visiting this beautiful desert community in the southern part of California, you have a couple of options for where you can pick up your Budget rental. The first one is just to the east of the city and has a location at 650 South Eugene Road. If you are arriving on an airline flight at Palm Springs Airport (PSP), Budget also offers a location here, making it easy to get started on your fantastic trip right after your flight arrives.

  • What are some of the advantages of using Budget Car Rental in Palm Springs compared to other companies?

    Budget Rent-A-Car offers various add-ons and extras to enhance the rental experience, providing customers with options to tailor their rentals to specific needs. One notable add-on is the GPS navigation device, which proves invaluable for travelers navigating unfamiliar areas. This feature ensures easy and efficient navigation, contributing to a smoother journey. For those traveling with children, Budget offers child safety seats suitable for different age groups. This option prioritizes the safety and comfort of young passengers during the rental period. By providing age-appropriate child seats, Budget ensures that families can travel with peace of mind.

  • Where should I go to park my rental car in Palm Springs?

    Palm Springs has parking spaces throughout the downtown area. The best part of on-street parking is that it is free of charge, but it usually comes with a 4-hour time limit. There are also various parking lots and garages where visitors can park their vehicles. The cost of off-street parking may vary depending on the location and whether it's a public or private facility. Rates are usually posted at the entrance or payment kiosks. Many are free of charge when you are using a business or attraction associated with the garage or lot.

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

    Intermediate (Toyota RAV4 or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type from Budget in Palm Springs.

  • How many car rental locations does Budget have in Palm Springs?

    Budget has 2 rental locations in Palm Springs. 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: Palm Springs airport (PSP)?

    Yes

  • Does Budget offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Palm Springs airport (PSP)?

    Yes