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Book Budget hire cars in Albany

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Budget car hire prices in Albany

Economy car
Economy
Compact car
Compact
Intermediate car
Intermediate
Standard car
Standard
Full-size car
Full-size
Luxury car
Luxury
People carrier car
People carrier
Passenger van car
Passenger van
Commercial car
Commercial
Pick-up truck car
Pick-up truck

Reviews for Budget in Albany

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 rating7.3 GoodBased on 91 reviews
Cleanliness
7.6
Comfort
8.0
Overall
7.4
Pick-up/Drop-off
7.4
Value for money
7.5

Recent reviews

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10.0
Pricey but the best price available. The Dodge Hornet Hybrid was (surprisingly) an excellent vehicle. The entire experience was great.Reviewed 15 Jun 2024
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4.0
The care had several flaws when I picked up I was afraid I'd be charged for (i did take pictures). They still haven't sent me a final bill.Reviewed 17 Apr 2024
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8.0
Pressure in tires was bad. Window washer fluid was basically null. Car servicing needs help.Reviewed 18 Jan 2024
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8.0
And everywhere in the door. Someone had driven into the beach and it was not cleaned out. No sand in the car itself.Reviewed 15 Jan 2024
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2.0
I reserved a large sedan for a trip cross country. When I arrived my only option was a truck. Obviously not happy with it and the additional fuel cost that I would occur during the trip. I kindly asked for a discount and they wouldn’t offer me one, not even 10%. And was told if they charged me for a truck the cost would be double, so be happyReviewed 11 Oct 2023
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8.0
Pros:Easy pickupCons:Signage for self drop off in the garage (keys in car or to drop box, space number or drop lane, etc.Reviewed 21 May 2021
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4.0
Cons:I know there is shortage at current time, but car had close to 40,000 miles and noticeable damage on exteriorReviewed 30 Mar 2021
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8.0
Cons:The e-z pass did not work consistently. I informed them of this at drop off and that I missed a toll due to that and not being able to back up to payReviewed 26 Jan 2021
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4.0
Cons:Car was rented to me with very low tire pressure. Was travelling on the highway stop at 2 gas stations to fix tires air machines with broken and each one had to complete my trip with low tire pressure using way too much gasReviewed 7 Jan 2021
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6.0
Pros:Staff was friendly and helpful at pick-up. Process was relatively quick. Nobody there for drop off so hopefully that went ok. I just dropped the keys in a box.Cons:Car stunk like cigarettes and then I found a pack under the seat. I guess that was missed by whoever cleaned the carReviewed 17 Dec 2020
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6.0
Pros:carCons:staff were gone when I arrivedReviewed 20 Oct 2020
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3.6
Pros:Convenience of picking up the vehicle close byCons:Vehicle could have been washed and cleaned. Vehicle had damage that I needed to report before taking the vehicle.Reviewed 23 Sep 2020
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Where can I find Budget hire cars in Albany?

Address

737 Albany Shaker Road

Hours

Monday08:00 - 23:59
Tuesday08:00 - 23:59
Wednesday08:00 - 23:59
Thursday08:00 - 23:59
Friday08:00 - 23:59
Saturday08:00 - 23:59
Sunday08:00 - 23:59

Phone

+1 518 242 4450

Address

131 Colonie Center

Hours

Monday08:00 - 23:59
Tuesday08:00 - 23:59
Wednesday08:00 - 23:59
Thursday08:00 - 23:59
Friday08:00 - 23:59
Saturday08:00 - 23:59
Sunday09:00 - 14:00

Phone

+1 518 459 2609

Good to know

Most popular location

737 Albany Shaker Road

Most popular car type

Compact

Top tips for hiring a car from Budget in Albany

  • Choosing to book Budget car rentals in Albany provides many benefits for those traveling to upstate New York and its capital region. With a substantial variety of cars available, Budget helps you streamline your trip. Small and easy-to-park compact cars like the Ford Focus or Kia Soul make it easy to tour the area and offer room for four to five passengers. For those who may be taking advantage of the region’s outdoor activities, a variety of trucks and SUVs are available.
  • Families or groups traveling around Albany and the surrounding countryside in upstate New York may want to take advantage of Budget’s larger vehicles, including minivans, which have room for several passengers, or a full-size SUV. Budget car rentals in Albany offer full-size SUVs,which can also accommodate several passengers along with baggage.
  • When booking Budget car rentals in Albany, a great perk to take advantage of is their Fastbreak program, in which pickups and drop-offs are quick and easy. The program is free to join.  Fastbreak members can bypass lines at the rental counter with a simple flash of their driver’s license, and the process is the same for returns. Fastbreak members receive exclusive deals from Budget, allowing them to save more time and money. Budget has also introduced Fastbreak Choice for members. Available at select locations, this process enables you to select your vehicle from your mobile device, making pickups even faster.
  • When you book Budget car rentals in Albany, you can rest easy if your plans need to change. Non-paid reservations can be canceled up to 48 hours prior to the rental pick-up time without incurring a cancellation fee. Reservations can be changed, canceled or modified on budget.com or via phone. Pre-paid reservations can be modified on budget.com or at the Budget counter, generally multiple times, without incurring a fee. If modifications affect the total amount of the rental, under- and overpayments will be handled upon return of the vehicle, and any refunds will be issued after the rental agreement has been closed.
  • Compact car hire from Budget in Albany are around 65% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about hiring a car from Budget in Albany

  • Where is the best pick-up location for Budget car rentals in Albany?

    The best pick-up location for Budget rental cars in Albany is at Albany International Airport (ALB), where Budget has a location in the terminal at 737 Albany Shaker Road. Budget also has a location within the city of Albany, close to shopping, the university, and local attractions like Six Mile Waterworks Park. Both rental locations are off I-87, the main thoroughfare for traveling south to New York City and points north toward Canada.

  • Does getting a Budget car rental in Albany offer any benefits?

    Travelers who choose Budget also have the option to participate in Budget Rewards, which offers loyalty points on partnering airlines, lodging, and other travel-related companies. Frequent flyers with partnering airlines, such as Southwest and JetBlue, can earn extra airline miles and other Budget rewards by renting with Budget. Savvy travelers who book Budget car rentals in Albany and elsewhere can earn up to 1000 rewards points per rental at hotels like Best Western on qualifying rentals. In addition to that, participants receive valuable discounts upon providing the Budget / Best Western Rewards / Customer Discount number. Be sure to check Budget’s rewards partners when planning your trip to maximize the benefits of your stay.

  • Where are the best places to park Budget car rentals in Albany?

    Albany offers plentiful parking options for visitors, with options close to attractions like the Palace Theater, MVP Arena, Pearl Street, and more. Visitors can enjoy free street parking after 5 pm and on weekends. Seek out the ParkAlbany garages, such as Riverfront, Green-Hudson, and Quackenbush, which offer weekday overnight parking for only about $5.00 starting at 5 pm, along with all-day weekend parking. Utilize the ParkAlbany app to make parking even easier.

  • What is the most popular car hire from Budget in Albany?

    Compact (Nissan Sentra or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type from Budget in Albany.

  • How many car hire locations does Budget have in Albany?

    Budget has 2 hire locations in Albany. Take a look at our Budget hire location map to find the best car hire near you.

  • Does Budget have a car hire location at the airport: Albany Intl airport (ALB)?

    Yes

  • Does Budget offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Albany Intl airport (ALB)?

    Yes