Book Budget car rentals in Reno

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Reviews for Budget in Reno


" and helpful."(in 1394 reviews)
"Great price, very ."(in 3750 reviews)
" and fast."(in 1394 reviews)


"Terrible as well"(in 355 reviews)
"Will Budget again!"(in 252 reviews)
"Will Budget again."(in 252 reviews)
Overall Rating6.8 OkayBased on 84 reviews
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Recent reviews

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Good but the drop off was confusingReviewed Jun 12 2024
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GoodReviewed Jun 9 2024
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Good experience.Reviewed May 20 2024
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The experience was nice, the associates were very hospitable. The only complaint I have was that the car was not clean on the outside, and I was given a car that displayed, “Maintenance Required “.Reviewed May 19 2024
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Expensive.Reviewed Apr 3 2024
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Terrible, to the extent that I'm never going to use budget again. Our flight was delayed by 12 hours, so the pickup was later then we specified (through no fault of ours). However, Budget charged us ~$700 MORE than the quote we had received. I only noticed this after signing the agreement. When I pointed this out, they said that happens when we're late, and we get the default charge. I pressed them further to honor the agreement and they printed out a separate receipt, writing in the original quote (was actually about $150 more than the original quote, but I was too tired to argue)....with an additional $200 'deposit' that we get back upon returning the car. We returned the car, and still haven't received the $200 deposit back.Reviewed Mar 22 2024
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Liked efficiency and orderly vehicle returnReviewed Feb 12 2024
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Long wait for pick upReviewed Sep 24 2023
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45 minutos en la fila del mostradorReviewed Sep 23 2023
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Cons:Arrival was awful. Huge line and only one desk person. Then we went to get car and that took 25 minutes. Car arrived filthy as car was was not working. Pretty lousy service for a long time Budget person.Reviewed Mar 2 2021
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Pros:Fast and smoothCons:There was a ding in the windshield when I picked it up. I had to fill out paperwork on that chip when I returned the car.Reviewed Oct 27 2020
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Pros:Clean car, very comfortable.Cons:Pick up line was a bit long.Reviewed Aug 5 2020
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Where can I find Budget car rentals in Reno?


2001 East Plumb Lane


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


+1 775 785 2409


5485 Meadowood Mall Circle


Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday11:00 - 15:00


+1 775 826 4166

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Most popular location

2001 East Plumb Lane

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Top tips for renting a car from Budget in Reno

  • Visitors who book Budget car rentals in Reno can take advantage of a top selection of rental cars. Budget offers an array of cars, SUVs, vans, and pickup trucks. Those planning to do a lot of driving will do well with compact cars like the Ford Focus or Kia Soul, which are fuel-efficient and easy to drive. Compact cars can seat five passengers and have room for one large bag. If you need a bit more space, opt for a medium-sized car, such as the Hyundai Elantra or Buick Verano, which also seats five adults and can accommodate two to three bags. Either option works well for small groups or families.
  • Adjacent to the Tahoe National Forest and Lake Tahoe, Reno is as well known for its outdoor activities as its famed casinos. Travelers planning to visit Reno’s beautiful natural surroundings for camping or hiking will enjoy the selection of pickup trucks available from Budget car rentals in Reno. Rugged trucks like the Chevrolet Colorado or Ford F-150 can accommodate four adults and three to four bags, with added space in the bed for camping or hiking gear.
  • If you are planning to visit Reno as a group, don’t miss out on the available vans from Budget car rentals in Reno. Comfortable and easy to navigate minivans, such as the Nissan Quest, can seat seven passengers with room for five standard suitcases. Groups who may be planning to tour the area for a ski trip will appreciate the space and comfort of a full size van. Options like the Ford Transit can seat up to twelve passengers, and the high roof is great for ski or snowboard gear. Even larger groups can opt for the Chevrolet Express, which holds up to fifteen passengers.
  • While utilizing Budget car rentals in Reno, be sure to take part in their convenient Fastbreak program, which offers exclusive deals. Fastbreak offers participants great perks, such as faster rental car pickups and returns. Fastbreak does not require a fee to join, and it’s simple to take part. Participants receive options like being able to skip the rental desk by showing their valid driver’s license, with the same time saving option available for drop off. Renters who appreciate Fastbreak will also want to take advantage of another perk, the Budget Choice program, which offers even more perks, such as selecting your rental vehicle from your phone.
  • Standard rental cars from Budget in Reno are around -135% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about renting a car from Budget in Reno

  • Where is the best pickup location for Budget car rentals in Reno?

    There are two Budget locations serving the Reno area. Travelers flying to Reno can take advantage of the location at 2001 E Plumb Lane, on Floor 1 of Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO), which is open from 7 am to 12 am daily. Another convenient location is at 5485 Meadowood Mall Circle, located at Meadowood Mall, which has hours from 8 am to 5 pm Both locations are off of I-580.

  • Is there a rewards or membership program with Budget car rentals in Reno?

    Travelers who book Budget car rentals in Reno will want to take part in Budget’s travel-oriented points program, Budget Rewards. When you participate in Budget Rewards, you can earn points for a wide range of hotels, airlines, and other travel services, allowing you to maximize the value of your trip. Budget Rewards participants can earn points with hotels like Best Western or Wyndham for every qualifying Budget car rental. Participants can also take advantage of good discounts when they present their Budget Rewards number at the time of reservation, and there are a host of partnering travel organizations.

  • Where can I park Budget car rentals in Reno?

    Reno has a lot of available parking. Metered parking for two hours is available throughout downtown, in effect Monday through Saturday, and payable by coin or card. There are two parking garages in downtown Reno that offer hourly and daily parking, which are not linked to casinos, and many businesses in the area offer validation at the parking garages.

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

    Standard (Ford Transit or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type from Budget in Reno.

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

    Budget has 2 rental locations in Reno. 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: Reno airport (RNO)?


  • Does Budget offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Reno airport (RNO)?