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Budget car rental prices in Knoxville

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Reviews for Budget in Knoxville

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 Rating6.5 OkayBased on 50 reviews
Cleanliness
7.3
Comfort
6.8
Overall
6.5
Pick-up/Drop-off
6.7
Value for money
6.7

Recent reviews

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6.0
When a tire has a big chunk out of it, don't have your associates say it's ok to drive.Reviewed 2024 Apr 20
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10.0
The process was quick and easy.Reviewed 2024 Feb 10
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2.0
There was several cars in the lot and was told no availability. Kayak services didn't no change my pick up. Regardless if you have cars in the lot but he offered me to pick up one the next day. Want use that budget in the future..Reviewed 2024 Jan 25
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8.0
vehicle had a very poor, unusable driver side windshield wiper.Reviewed 2023 Dec 01
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10.0
I appreciated the helpfulness of the phone representative .Reviewed 2023 Oct 23
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6.0
The vehicle was great for 6 people and we had plenty of room for luggage. The men at the Clinton hwy Budge maybe not so much. When I went to pick up the man that walked to go over car with me. Rushed around and when I pointed stuff out he said that fine. The front and mirrors were so nasty they were different color than van. He didn’t even look inside with me. When we get home and start to load let down back seats there was dog hair all under them. The rest of van was clean and vacuumed. . I took pictures we weren’t putting anything under seat so wasn’t that concerned just didn’t wanna get blamed for it. When we returned I told man at counter and he was very rude told me ( Ma’am that isn’t possible) I said yes it is… I tried to show him pictures with time and date on them,He went and looked at van. The only place there was hair was under back seat. He came back in asked me to sign paper and with no apology and told me to have a good day. Get people to work in the office that care about your customers especially if they can prove what they are saying. Don’t discredit people and treat them like they don’t matter. The price and vehicle was great. Customers service not so much.Reviewed 2023 Oct 18
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2.0
They didn’t have a car for meReviewed 2023 Oct 16
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10.0
Awesome! Quick and easy at my pick up location (Clinton Way) Long wait at airport . I went there first on accident Would totally recommend the Clinton Way location! Drop off at Nashville airport super easy and fast.Reviewed 2023 Sep 15
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8.0
Make sure the pickup is at the airport and not a $60 cab ride 17 miles away. They don’t make that clear enough. But the people were fantastic!Reviewed 2022 Oct 17
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2.0
Terrible, we had to pay for an Uber to take us to the car rental, and before we left the airport the rental car place called and said, " we are out of cars - sorry, try the airport" UGH we had to pay for the Uber we did not use, I ended up booking with costco travel and picking up at the airport where they had told me that they had no cars too. How frustrating.Reviewed 2022 Sep 30
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10.0
2 thumbs upReviewed 2022 May 31
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2.0
Pros:The staff was very quick to tell me that they actually did not have any car for me. So, instead of wasting what could have been hours, they only wasted one hour of my life.Cons:The rental agency could have notified Kayak that they actually did not have any cars.Reviewed 2021 Feb 27
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Where can I find Budget car rentals in Knoxville?

Address

8014 Kingston Pike

Hours

Monday07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday07:00 - 17:00
Thursday07:00 - 17:00
Friday07:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 14:00
Sunday08:00 - 14:00

Phone

+1 865 531 2198

Address

5535 Clinton Highway

Hours

Monday08:00 - 14:00
Tuesday08:00 - 14:00
Wednesday08:00 - 14:00
Thursday08:00 - 14:00
Friday08:00 - 14:00
Saturday08:00 - 14:00
Sunday08:00 - 14:00

Phone

+1 865 281 8880

Address

4742 Centerline Drive

Hours

Monday08:00 - 14:00
Tuesday08:00 - 14:00
Wednesday08:00 - 14:00
Thursday08:00 - 14:00
Friday08:00 - 14:00
Saturday08:00 - 14:00
Sunday10:00 - 13:00

Phone

+1 865 544 4335

Good to know

Most popular location

5535 Clinton Highway

Most popular car type

Full-size

Top tips for renting a car from Budget in Knoxville

  • After you make the choice to book Budget car rentals in Knoxville, it is good to know that Knoxville's pleasant climate, especially in the warmer months, makes it a great destination for a convertible. Larger groups or families may prefer a minivan or full-size SUV for extra passenger and cargo space. For a more comfortable and luxurious experience, consider renting a high-end vehicle. If you want to be environmentally conscious and save on fuel costs, consider renting an electric or hybrid car, which are more eco-friendly.
  • One of the main reasons that so many people choose to book Budget car rentals in Knoxville is that Budget offers a loyalty rewards program called Budget Fastbreak. Fastbreak members can skip the line at the rental counter by using a dedicated service that expedites the reservation and rental process. Budget often offers special discounts and promotions exclusively for Fastbreak members. Members can earn Budget Bucks with qualifying rentals. These can be redeemed for future rentals, allowing you to save on your next booking.
  • Something to remember after you book Budget car rentals in Knoxville is that Knoxville experiences hot and humid summers. The combination of high temperatures and humidity can make driving uncomfortable and even dangerous without air conditioning. Traveling with passengers, especially children or the elderly, requires a comfortable and cool environment. A working air conditioner helps ensure that everyone in the vehicle is comfortable and safe from heat-related issues.
  • You can generally drive a Budget rental car from Knoxville into another state within the continental United States. Always review the terms and conditions of your rental agreement with Budget. Verify that your rental car insurance coverage extends to the other state you plan to visit. Confirm whether you're allowed to return the rental car to a different Budget location in the state you're visiting or if you must return it to the original rental location.
  • Full-size rental cars from Budget in Knoxville are around 9% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about renting a car from Budget in Knoxville

  • Where are some of the best pickup locations for Budget rentals in Knoxville?

    A very common place to pick up a rental car in Knoxville is at the Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS). While this is a great location for travelers arriving by air, people who are already in the center of Knoxville have better choices. For example, the location at 5535 Clinton Highway is much closer to the center of Knoxville and thus, much easier to get to for you rather than traveling back to the airport. For those that are to the west of the center of Knoxville, another option is the location at 8014 Kingston Pike.

  • What are some reasons to choose Budget rental cars in Knoxville?

    Budget is known for its commitment to customer satisfaction and typically provides good customer service. Their staff is often friendly and accommodating. Budget allows one-way rentals, giving you the flexibility to drop your car somewhere other than where you picked it up, which can be useful for road trips. Budget provides extra services like GPS rental, child safety seats, and roadside assistance, making it convenient for your specific needs. Budget has a commitment to sustainability and offers eco-friendly rental options, such as hybrid and electric vehicles.

  • Where should I look for a parking spot for my rental in Knoxville?

    Downtown Knoxville has numerous parking garages, lots, and on-street parking spaces. This area offers convenient access to restaurants, shops, businesses, and cultural attractions. Costs here are about $1 to $7 to park for 1 hour. Market Square is a vibrant part of downtown Knoxville known for its restaurants, boutiques, and live entertainment. There are parking options in the vicinity, including garages and surface lots. When visiting local parks or attractions like World's Fair Park, Zoo Knoxville, or the Knoxville Botanical Garden, look for designated parking areas.

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

    Full-size (Toyota Camry or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type from Budget in Knoxville.

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

    Budget has 3 rental locations in Knoxville. 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: McGhee Tyson airport (TYS)?

    No (According to our data)

  • Does Budget offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from McGhee Tyson airport (TYS)?

    Yes