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Reviews for Budget in Pensacola

Overall Rating6.7 OkayBased on 78 reviews
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Recent reviews

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I didn’t successful pick up the vehicle and ended up having to rent from a competitor. When we chose “supplier choice” I didn’t realize that my only option would be a mini van or an electric car. Lesson learned.Reviewed 2024 Feb 23
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Car was great but charhes me $100 more than checkin quote.Reviewed 2023 Oct 15
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I waited for over 2 hours for my vehicle at the airport and then waited another 30 minutes in the garage only to find out literally the only vehicle they had was a minivan and not the truck I needed. 3 other people went after me and picked up other vehicles but for some reason they singled me out and literally just ignored me while I waited patiently. The staff were not clear in what the problem was nor was there any sort of management or sense of urgency. I want a refund for wasting my time, giving me a terrible large oversized vehicle for me just one person, for my one vacation I take a year, and doing nothing to treat me as a customer or person. They could have easily given me a small car or suv but said no when asked.. minivan only. They also messed up on the booking and added a day before I even picked it up.Reviewed 2022 Sep 19
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Car reeked of cigarette smoke.Reviewed 2022 May 28
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Customer service at desk in PNS airport was kind enough to offer me a free upgrade. When we opened the car door, it smelt like a Vegas casino in 1970! It was obviously a smokers car, so we asked for another car (same size as originally booked), and it was brought to us within 10 minutes, with profuse apologies. Pricing was high, but the connivence of on airport pick up, and overall friendliness of reps was v nice. Would rent from Budget in PNS again.Reviewed 2021 Jun 24
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Pros:The pensacola budget staff went out of their way to help usCons:They let me book a pick up time for when the store closed and we missed the pick up window entirely. Zero help to fix it except from the penscaola airport budget rental counter.Reviewed 2021 May 17
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Pros:Service was polite, and professional.Cons:PriceReviewed 2021 May 09
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Pros:Car itself was great, clean, new, and the vehicle we reserved was the one we received.Cons:Pickup was extremely slow. It was understaffed both at the desk and in the lot. It took over an hour to complete and that was with our reservation already done days before online. We paid an exorbitant price for the car. Same car was cheaper at other airports.Reviewed 2021 May 06
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Pros:The clerk at the desk was unfriendly and acted annoyed with us until he finally finished and sent us on our way. We got to airport and saw the Budget sign. Before we could get to the space, he slapped the counter 4 or 5 times and said “here!” We kind of laughed, embarrassed. He said, “didn’t you read the sign? It’s for Avis AND Budget. Actually, no we didn’t have the chance. I had forgotten my reading glasses and so my daughter (30 years old) was getting ready to check the boxes for me on the screen. We were scolded, again, with him telling me that had to check the boxes myself. I did, and it was a touch screen, but I was scolded for not using the stylus. As My daughter was skimming and reading the contract for me, he told me I didn’t have to read the contract because he would tell me what was in it. That’s not good enough. I wanted to decide for myself if I had questions about the contract. The car was clean and nice. The woman who gave me the keys when I went to get my car was nice. The person I returned the car to was courteous.Cons:The clerk, as stated above, needs a course in courtesy.Reviewed 2021 Jan 09
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Pros:The attendant that helped with drop off was very helpful and nice. We had taken a picture of the mileage but it came out blurry and we couldn’t actually read it. He still helped and had us out quickly to catch our flight.Cons:The attendant was rude and short with us while trying to pick up the car. Once we got the car, it was filthy. There was soda or something spilled all over the front console and the Windows were so filmy it was hard to see out. The electric/automatic sliding doors didn’t work as well.Reviewed 2020 Oct 15
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Pros:The gentleman at the pickup counter was very overwhelmed when we arrived, but kept his cool and was a tremendous help! Also, the lot attendants were great! We had to wait a few minutes for them to retrieve a car seat we’d ordered. I could tell they were rushing to get it, and the woman at the booth outside was very friendly and helpful while we waited!Cons:So, the wait at PNS airport was almost 2 hours, not exaggerating at all! When I got to the counter, it was just one man working and I commented on him looking overwhelmed! He said it was a combination of him being the only worker AND people who just don’t return cars back, therefore they’re left scrambling trying to find cars in the same class that people reserved! I’m not sure what could be done about this, but if you’re arriving in Pensacola, just be ready to wait in pickup! Drop off was a breeze!Reviewed 2020 Jul 19
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Pros:Very friendly and upgraded usReviewed 2020 Jul 01
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Where can I find Budget car rentals in Pensacola?


2430 Airport Boulevard


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


+1 850 432 5499


7171 North Davis Highway


Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday08:00 - 17:30
Sunday08:00 - 17:30


+1 850 474 9107

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Most popular location

2430 Airport Boulevard

Most popular car type


Top tips for renting a car from Budget in Pensacola

  • One of the primary agents to book Budget car rentals in Pensacola is the large selection of vehicles available for you to rent. Pensacola's pleasant climate and scenic coastal roads make a convertible an enjoyable choice for those who want to experience the open air while driving. A minivan is ideal for larger families or groups, as it offers ample space for passengers and luggage. If you're looking for a thrilling and memorable driving experience, consider renting a sports car for a special occasion or adventure.
  • Budget Car Rental presents a loyalty rewards program known as Budget Fastbreak, which extends valuable advantages when you book Budget car rentals in Pensacola. As a Fastbreak member, you can accumulate rewards points for each eligible rental. These points can be redeemed for complimentary rental days, providing an opportunity to save on future rentals. The program offers flexibility without blackout dates, enabling you to plan your trips with convenience. Members also enjoy access to an exclusive service counter, reducing wait times and ensuring priority service during the rental process.
  • It's essential to bear in mind an important aspect when you book Budget car rentals in Pensacola, which is the company's cancellation policy. Upon processing a cancellation, Budget will apply a credit to your original payment card within approximately seven business days. It's worth noting that canceling a prepaid reservation before the rental may result in a processing fee. Furthermore, in the case of an early return of the vehicle before the initially scheduled return date, no payment refund will be provided.
  • Budget offers one-way rentals in Pensacola, which means you can rent a vehicle in Pensacola and return it to a different Budget rental location, either within Florida or in another state. It's important to check with your Budget location directly or visit their website to confirm the availability of one-way rentals from Pensacola and to inquire about any associated fees or restrictions. Budget may charge additional fees for one-way rentals, and there may be limitations based on the specific vehicle and location.
  • Mini rental cars from Budget in Pensacola are around -40% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about renting a car from Budget in Pensacola

  • Where can I go to pick up Budget car rentals in Pensacola?

    One of the primary destinations where individuals often collect their Budget rental cars in Pensacola is Pensacola Airport (PNS). This choice is favored for its convenience, especially for those arriving in the area via air travel. However, its proximity to the city center also makes it an attractive option for individuals who wish to secure a rental car without arriving by plane. If you prefer not to return to the airport for your rental needs, you have the alternative of visiting the location at 7171 North Davis Highway, which is situated closer to the heart of Pensacola. This option allows you to bypass the challenges associated with an airport environment.

  • What are some of the benefits of utilizing Budget in Pensacola?

    Budget provides competitive rental rates in this market, making it a budget-friendly choice for travelers looking to save on transportation costs. Budget is known for its customer service, with friendly and professional staff who can assist you with any questions or concerns. Furthermore, Budget offers flexible rental terms to suit any trip length. It also often has favorable policies for young drivers, allowing drivers as young as 21 or 25 to rent cars, which can be beneficial for younger travelers.

  • Where should I plan on parking my rental car in Pensacola?

    Pensacola has on-street parking available in various areas of the city, including the downtown district. Metered parking is common in many urban areas, and rates can range from $1 to $2 per hour, although in many places, the first 30 minutes are free. Pay close attention to posted signs for specific hours of operation and pricing. Pensacola offers parking garages in the downtown area and near popular attractions. Parking garage rates can vary, but they typically range from $1 to $2 per hour, with daily maximum rates around $10 to $15.

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

    Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type from Budget in Pensacola.

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

    Budget has 2 rental locations in Pensacola. 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: Pensacola airport (PNS)?


  • Does Budget offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Pensacola airport (PNS)?