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Budget car rental prices in Charleston

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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 Charleston

Overall Rating5.9 FairBased on 213 reviews
Cleanliness
6.4
Comfort
6.9
Overall
5.8
Pick-up/Drop-off
6.0
Value for money
6.2

Recent reviews

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4.0
Car performed well, but smelled from smoke. Very excessive wait time at counter before being able to speak to agent. Pre-registering had almost no effect on the total time required to complete the rental transaction. The rental counter clearly needed more agents on duty, given the long wait time.Reviewed 2024 Feb 19
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4.0
We had a one way rental starting in CHS an ending in Hilton Head. We prepaid gas. The car tire went flat on the second day. Luckily we were still in Charleston. It took over an hour to trade out the car as the folks receiving it made me go back and forth to the counter. Then they closed out my contract inappropriately. We got an upgraded car which was nice however when we went to turn in the car the prepay was not there and the gent in Hilton Head said the car was supposed to be returned in CHS.Reviewed 2024 Feb 03
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10.0
The staff were friendly and helpful. The rental SUV was clean, well maintained, and easy to navigate.Reviewed 2024 Feb 02
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4.0
Twice now I’ve rented with budget CHS. Service is super slow at rental counter with inadequate manpower.Reviewed 2023 Dec 18
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8.0
Over an hour wait to pick up vehicle. Only one agent to complete the registration.Reviewed 2023 Nov 21
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2.0
Long line. Staff was not motivated and indifferent. We booked a Toyota Camry or similar but was offered a Kia EV which is not suitable for plan to drive a long distance. When quietiedd about a petrol car, we were offered a Lexus but had to pay $20 per day and no other choice. Just like take it or leave it scenario. Frankly not impressed.Reviewed 2023 Oct 15
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8.0
Nice, new clean car, fast serviceReviewed 2023 Oct 14
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6.0
The car was filthy, inside and out.Reviewed 2022 Oct 28
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10.0
Picking up the car took under 10 minutes. Dropping off took about 5 minutes. So easy! I really appreciated that. I thought it was a bit expensive though.Reviewed 2022 Aug 24
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2.0
Will never use them againReviewed 2022 Aug 23
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2.0
2.5 hour wait at check in counter and they didn’t have the car class that I reserved.Reviewed 2022 May 10
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7.9
It was a quick and easy in-and-out experience. It was not personable but that is okay.Reviewed 2021 Jun 23
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Where can I find Budget car rentals in Charleston?

Address

5500 International Blvd

Hours

Monday07:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Tuesday07:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Wednesday00:00 - 01:0007:00 - 23:59
Thursday07:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Friday07:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Saturday00:00 - 01:0007:00 - 23:59
Sunday07:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00

Phone

+1 843 552 1771

Address

390 Meeting Street

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

+1 843 577 5195

Address

2070 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard

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

+1 843 573 9144

Good to know

Most popular location

5500 International Blvd

Most popular car type

Full-size

Top tips for renting a car from Budget in Charleston

  • Full-size rental cars from Budget in Charleston are around 4% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about renting a car from Budget in Charleston

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

    Full-size (Chevrolet Tahoe or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type from Budget in Charleston.

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

    Budget has 3 rental locations in Charleston. 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: Charleston airport (CHS)?

    Yes

  • Does Budget offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Charleston airport (CHS)?

    Yes