Only those people whose names are recorded on the Rental Agreement can drive an Budget vehicle.
Additional drivers can be added to the Rental Agreement. When collecting the vehicle each driver must be listed on the Rental Agreement and they must each present a full, current, and valid drivers licence at time of collection.
Additional driver forms can be completed at the time of rental or at any Budget location once the rental has started. There is no additional charge if there is more than one driver.
Yes, a valid credit card and a current, full, and valid driver's licence in the driver's name are required to rent an Budget vehicle.
Please Note: Budget accepts the following credit/charge cards as credit identification at the time of rental:
Please Note: Debit Cards are accepted provided that the card displays the Visa or Mastercard logo, has been issued by a bank, has the customer's name and card number on the card, and the funds are being debited from a cheque/current account.
Prepaid and Reloadable Debit cards and gift cards, as well as Travel cards and EFTPOS cards are not accepted.
For Budget cars, if you are aged 21-24 years old there are no restrictions on the type of vehicle you can hire, but an underage surchage may apply.
For Budget Commercial vehicles (truck & vans) if you are aged 21-24 years old there are no restrictions on the type of vehicle you can hire, but you must hold a full and valid licence for the class of vehicle being rented.