BUDGET Car Rental at Manchester Airport

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BUDGET Car Rental at Manchester Airport
BUDGET Car Rental at Manchester Airport

Rated 8.8 out of 10

84 / 100
Avg. Wait
14 mins
Quality of Vehicle
90 / 100
Desk Service
89 / 100
flag Vehicle Pickup
89 / 100
Vehicle Drop Off
88 / 100

Desk In Terminal | Car via shuttle.

* Calculated from 32 recent reviews from 2928 total reviews.


BUDGET Car Rental Services at Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport consists of three large terminal buildings, all handling arrivals and departures from various airline companies. Over eighteen million passengers use this airport every year, and many of these people find that renting a vehicle is the ideal transport solution. Budget is one of the car hire companies available at Manchester Airport, offering very competitive rental rates and a wide range of services. Other car hire companies located at Manchester airport include Hertz, Avis, Sixt, National, Alamo and Thrifty.

Budget, at Manchester Airport, operates between the hours of 06:00 and 23:00, every day of the week. The minimum age required for rentals at this location is 23, and there is also a maximum age limitation of 75. All drivers listed on the rental contract must have a valid drivers license which has been held in their country of residence for at least one year prior to the rental. Additional drivers can be added to the rental contract at a certain daily charge per driver, up until a maximum of ten days. Similarly, a ‘young driver fee’ will be applicable per day and per underage driver for all individuals renting between the ages of 23 and 25, up until a maximum of ten days. There is also a Senior driver surcharge applicable for primary renters between the ages of 70 and 75. Budget accepts the following credit cards for payment of the rental: Budget Charge Cards, American Express, Diners Club, Mastercard and Visa, and one of these cards in the name of the primary renter must be produced at the time of rental. Budget does not however accept the Visa Electron card. Younger drivers are sometimes not permitted to rent vehicles from certain vehicle categories, usually those containing larger or specialty type vehicles, and two major credit cards are required for rentals from car group H.

One of the reasons why Budget is such a popular car rental company is perhaps the fact that they offer a wide range of environmentally friendly vehicles to hire. These vehicles are also extremely fuel efficient, and therefore good value for money. Examples of such vehicles include the Nissan Altima, Hyundai Accent, Toyota Prius, Smart For Two, Ford Focus, Pontiac G6, Ford Fusion, Ford Taurus and Ford Escape. These vehicles are of various sizes, with the Smart For Two, as its name suggests, ideal for just two people, and the others seating around four people. They are all great cars for city driving. Vehicles in Budget’s categories of Economy, Compact and Intermediate are all 100% SmartWay certified.

Most medium car rentals from Budget include the amenities of dual airbag protection, power steering, rear defrosters, power locks, CD players, tilt-steering wheels, power windows and anti-theft systems. They may also include the features of automatic overdrive, cruise control, dual zone climate control and powerful V6 engines. Budget has a range of high occupancy and larger sized vehicles as well. The Ford E350 is one of Budget’s largest vehicles, able to accommodate up to twelve passengers, and an ideal choice for a group of travelers. Besides the usual amenities of CD players, power windows, cruise control, power brakes, safety rear door locks, power steering, dual airbag protection, air conditioning, power mirrors, and tilt-steering wheels, just to mention a few, they may also include map lights, a powerful V8 engine and anti-lock brakes. Vehicles ideal for seven people include the Ford Expedition, a Full-Size SUV rental, the Ford Explorer, a Standard Elite SUV rental, and the Ford Freestar, a Mini Van rental. These vehicles may feature remote keyless entry, anti-theft systems, V6 engines and Bluetooth/SYNC. The Ford Expedition EL is a great choice for up to eight people, and has good space for luggage as well.

Budget has over fifty years of experience in the car rental industry, and has over 3,400 locations in more than 128 countries. Budget, as their name suggests, is synonymous with great value for money, and offer their customers a range of fully inclusive rates, pre-payment options and charge card facilities designed to help save money. At Budget, customers will always receive the latest model vehicles to drive, and all vehicles are cleaned and checked for safety before every rental. Therefore, you are guaranteed to receive a well-maintained vehicle every time you rent from Budget.

A service offered by Budget to help make the rental process quicker and easier is their Fastbreak service. This is a service especially designed for Corporate Business Customers and Frequent Renters, and benefits include priority service at all Budget international airports and selected downtown locations, and minimal paperwork to complete, because Budget will keep all your information securely in their reservation system. Frequent renters are defined by Budget as those customers who have rented three times or more. Customers will be asked to provide three rental agreement numbers as proof of these rentals.

Budget, at their Manchester Airport location, will be happy to assist you with any further information required. Customers will also find plenty of information on Budget’s website, at www.budget.com.

Address: Manchester Airport
Terminal 1
M90 4EY

Telephone Number: +44 344 544 6002

Where is the BUDGET Rental Desk at Manchester Airport?

Budget is located at the car rental centre just outside the terminal building.

Map of BUDGET rental desk at Manchester Airport

What are BUDGET Opening Hours at Manchester Airport ?

Day Open Close
Monday 07:00 00:00
Tuesday 07:00 00:00
Wednesday 07:00 00:00
Thursday 07:00 00:00
Friday 07:00 00:00
Saturday 07:00 00:00
Sunday 07:00 00:00

The BUDGET Rental Desk at Manchester Airport is located at:

Budget Emea Corporate

Car Rental VillageManchester Airport, Manchester, M22 5WH, 0

Tel: 03445446002

Rental Desk Location: Desk In Terminal | Car via shuttle.

The car hire desk is in the terminal. You will then take a shuttle bus to collect your vehicle.

What rental cars are available from Budget at Manchester Airport?

The rental cars available from Budget at Manchester Airport are:

What manual/stick-shift car rentals does Budget offer at Manchester Airport?

Budget offer the following manual/stick-shift cars:

What petrol car rentals does Budget offer at Manchester Airport?

Nearby BUDGET Car Rental Pick-up and Drop-Off Locations

Budget at Manchester - Train Station - Manchester Airport Station

Manchester Apt Car Rental Village Ringway Road,manchester Airport, Manchester, M22 5wh
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0.82 KM


Budget at Manchester - Train Station - Piccadilly Station

28 Store Street, Manchester, M1 2wd
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12.66 KM


Budget at Manchester - City

Twining Road, Trafford Park, Manchester, M17 1sh
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12.67 KM


Budget at Warrington

Knutsford Road, Knutsford Road, Warrington, Wa4 1ab, Cheshire
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19.40 KM


Budget at Bolton

Thynne Street, Bolton, Bl3 6de
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24.82 KM


Budget at Liverpool - Airport - John Lennon

Liverpool John Lennon Airport, Liverpool, L24 1yd
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38.65 KM


Budget at Stoke-on-trent

56 Hartshill Road, Stoke On Trent, Stoke On Trent, St4 7rb, Eng
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39.36 KM


Budget at Chester - Train Station

15 Bumpers Lane, Bumpers Lane, Chester, Ch1 4lt
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44.27 KM


Budget at Huddersfield

Stadium Way, Huddersfield, Hd1 6na, West Yorkshire
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44.91 KM


Budget at Chester

15 Bumpers Lane, Bumpers Lane, Chester, Ch1 4lt
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45.55 KM


Budget at Liverpool - City

46 Derby Road, Liverpool, Liverpool, L20 8eh
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47.93 KM


Budget at Sheffield

City Parkway Parkway Avenue, S9 4wa Sheffield , Sheffield, S9 4wa, South Yorkshire
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53.92 KM


What is the fuel policy when renting a car from BUDGET at Manchester Airport?

Code Description
FULLFULL Fuel: Pick up and return full.

*Some companies may offer alternative fuel policies on request.

What additional equipment can I rent with a rental car from BUDGET at Manchester Airport?

Item Daily Price
Child toddler seat
5.99 GBP
9.28 GBP
Infant child seat
5.99 GBP
WiFi Access
9.28 GBP

* Prices shown are approximate based on currency conversion. Please check at time of booking.
* Some companies may offer additional equipment at the rental desk.

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Car Brands Available to Rent from Budget at Manchester Airport

Budget has 20 different types of vehicles from 27 manufacturers available to hire at Manchester Airport.