Roadside Assistance | Budget Rent A Car


Mechanical Breakdown Assistance

Every Budget rental includes mechanical breakdown assistance. Should the car suffer a not-at fault mechanical breakdown, Budget will come to the resuce. Sometimes though you may like additional coverage to keep you on your way.

Roadside Assistance (RSN)

Enjoy your journey more and worry less with Roadside Assistance, providing you with reassurance on common roadside issues.

By purchasing Roadside Assistance, you will be covered for the below items:


Roadside Assistance


Roadside Assistance Plus


Up to $20 fuel delivery



Key replacement for lost keys / keys locked in vehicle



Flat tyre assistance



Tyre replacement*



Flat battery



Windscreen replacement

Not Included


*Tyre replacement excludes spare wheel, wheel cover and hubcap.  

Non-mechanical issues that are caused or contributed to by the renter will result in the renter being charged a callout fee and the costs of fixing the issue.

For each roadside assistance callout for a fault or incident, you will be charged $75 to $150 (including GST) callout fee depending on the reason, unless you have purchased Roadside Assistance as an optional extra on your rental.

How much does Roadside Assistance cost?


Daily Price Weekly Price Maximum Price




Prices are inclusive of GST and subject to change without notice.

Roadside Assistance Plus (RSP)

Roadside Assistance Plus includes the benefit of a windscreen replacement. Find out more here.