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Budget Bordeaux Mérignac Airport

Budget Car Hire offers a wide range of quality vehicles, at affordable rates, from their Bordeaux Airport location. This airport has single, multi-level terminal building, and all the car rental counters can be found in the arrivals area. Budget is available from Monday to Friday between the hours of 07:00 and 23:00, on Saturdays between 7:30 and 22:00, and on Sundays from 08:00 to 24:00.

At this Budget location, primary renters must be at least 21 years of age, and have held a valid driving license for at least two years. The minimum age of 21 is required to rent vehicles in the categories of A, B, C, F, L and J, while a minimum age of 25 is required to rent all other car groups. Younger drivers below the age of 25 may need to pay an extra young driver fee per day of rental, up to a maximum of ten days. Additional drivers added to the rental agreement should meet the same requirements as the primary renter, and may include an extra charge as well. Rentals from Budget, Bordeaux Airport, are paid for with a major credit card which is in the name of the primary renter. Major credit cards include American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard, Mastercard and Visa. Two major credit cards are required for rentals from the car groups of D, E, G, H, K, M, N and P.

Customers of Budget are offered the opportunity to help save the environment by renting a fuel-efficient ‘Green Machine’. These vehicles include the Hyundai Accent, Ford Focus, Pontiac G6, Ford Fusion, Nissan Altima, Toyota Prius and Ford Taurus. If you make a reservation from Budget’s website, at, these vehicles are indicated by a EPA SmartWay leaf icon. They can be selected in Step 2 of the car rental reservation process. Vehicles in the categories of Economy, Compact and Intermediate are 100% SmartWay certified. ‘My Choice’ indicates Budget’s Street Fleet rental vehicles, and these cars are a collection which can be reserved by their specific car makes and models.

Budget also offers a range of larger sized vehicles. There is the car category of Intermediate SUV, which contains vehicles that can seat up to five people. An example of these cars is the Ford Escape, which offers style and comfort, perfect for in-town driving as well as long distance road trips. It features a powerful V6 engine and rear floor heating ducts. High occupancy vehicles from Budget comfortably accommodate between seven and twelve people. The Full Size SUV car category features vehicles such as the Ford Expedition, and can seat up to seven passengers. Other vehicles which can seat seven or eight people are the Ford Expedition EL and the Ford Explorer. The Ford E350 is an extra large vehicle available in the 12-Passenger Van Rental category. It features map lights, a V8 engine and anti-lock brakes. Other amenities within these vehicles may include remote keyless entry, satellite radio and Bluetooth/SYNC.

Budget was established in 1958, and now is proud of more than 3,400 locations all over the world, in 128 countries. Budget is known to offer quality vehicles and great value for money. All vehicles are safety checked and cleaned before each rental, therefore customers can have peace of mind knowing they will receive a well-maintained vehicle which is unlikely to give any hassles. Customers are also guaranteed to receive a latest model car for their rental, as Budget is continuously renewing their fleet.

When arriving at Budget, Bordeaux Airport, to collect your vehicle, you must have all the relevant documentation required. A valid driving license is required and a major credit card in the name of the primary renter. Have with you your reservation confirmation details, passport, as well as one other form of I.D., such as a utility bill. An extra form of I.D. is not always necessary, but it is best to have it with you just in case. Customers from the UK must bring both parts of their driving license. Major credit cards include American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard, Mastercard and Visa. Cash, checks and debit cards are not usually accepted as payment methods.

Before driving away in your rented vehicle, ensure that the pre-rental inspection form contains all the details of any scratches, dents or damages present on the vehicle. You do not wish to be held liable for damages you did not cause. Another inspection will be made when you return the vehicle. Also ensure that you know which type of fuel to put into the vehicle. The rented vehicle will have a full tank of fuel when you collect it.

Any other information required can be obtained from Budget, at Bordeaux Airport, or customers can visit Budget’s website to see more details about the vehicles available to rent.


Aeroport de Mérignac
Bordeaux, 33700, FR
Location Code: BOD

Telephone Number: +33 820 61 16 73

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