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Budget Rental Terms for travel between 01-Jan-2016 and 31-Dec-2024

Age Information

At corporate and participating licensee locations in Canada, Budget will rent to customers between the ages of 21-24 with a valid credit card and driver’s license. There is a 25.00 per day underage surcharge for renters 21-24. Additionally, the following restrictions will also apply for renters between the ages of 21-24: Renters of luxury cars, mini-van, 12-passenger vans, specialty cars and standard, full size and premium SUV’s will not be permitted.

At corporate Quebec locations the minimum age to rent is 21 with no underage fee for economy, compact, intermediate, and full size vehicles. At corporate locations in Saskatchewan the minimum age is 18 for all renters with no underage fee.

Minimum age and underage surcharges can vary at licensee locations. It is best to check with the reservation team on the minimum age policy and restrictions at the location you are renting from if you are under 25.


Additional Drivers

Additional drivers must meet the same requirements as the renter. An additional driver fee of 10.00 per day will apply.


Payment Options

Budget accepts most major credit cards as credit identification at time of rental including:

  • AirPlus

  • Budget Charge Card

  • American Express

  • Carte Blanche

  • Diners Club International

  • Discover

  • JCB

  • MasterCard

  • Visa

At the time of rental we will request an authorization on your charge card for the estimated rental charges plus 20% or $350 CAD whichever is greater. While this hold is in place the funds will not be available for your use. When the rental is over we will process the reversal but the bank may take time to post it back to the account.

Some locations may not accept each of the referenced cards

Debit Cards

Debit cards are not accepted at the time of rental as credit identification. They can be used at time of return to pay for the rental.

Geographic Driving Restrictions

At corporate and participating licensee locations vehicles can be driven throughout the Canadian provinces and the Continental U.S. with no restrictions. One-way rentals may be allowed based on vehicle availability.

The locations below have driving restriction exceptions to the above policy.

Province

City

Policy

Alberta

 

Airdrie

Banff

Calgary

Canmore

Okotoks

Red Deer

Travel within Canada to other provinces is allowed with written permission from Budget office only. Check with the rental counter for details. Out of province travel may be subject to $10.00 CAD/day surcharge. Travel to the United States is only available within the state of Washington with written permission from the Budget office. Travel to, or within any other state is strictly prohibited. Customers driving within other states will be charged $0.50 CAD per km, for every km driven, during the entire rental. Check with the rental counter for details, as additional fees and restrictions may apply.

 

High Level
Rainbow Lake

Travel within Canada and the United States is allowed with written permission from the Budget office only. Check with the location for details.

British Colombia

 

Campbell River

Cassidy

Castlegar

Comox

Courtenay

Cranbrook

Duncan

Kamloops

Kelowna

Nanaimo

Nelson

Parksville

Penticton

Port Alberni

Port Hardy

Prince George

Salmon Arm

Tofino

Vernon

West Kelowna

Allowed with written permission from Budget office only. Check with the rental counter for details. If the rate quoted has unlimited kilometers, they will be available for travel within British Columbia and Alberta only. If traveling outside of these areas the unlimited kilometers will not apply, instead kilometers will be charged at 200 free kilometers per day, 1400 free kilometers per week, 5000 free kilometers per month. Charge of $.16 CAD per each additional kilometer over the free kilometers allowed. MAXIMUM 5000 kilometers allowed per rental agreement.

 

Queen Charlotte

Sandspit

Vehicles are allowed on the island only. Vehicles are not permitted on the ferry.

Terrace

Travel within Canada and the United States is allowed with written permission from the Budget office only. Check with the location for details.

Richmond

Vancouver

Travel within Canada:

Travel outside of British Colombia is only allowed with permission from the Budget office. Rates with unlimited kilometers are only available for travel within British Colombia. If traveling in Alberta, rates with unlimited kilometers will have a $20 CAD per day surcharge. Travel to, or within any other province is strictly prohibited. Customers driving within other provinces will be charged $0.50 CAD per km, for every km driven, during the entire rental.

 

Note: 8 passenger and 15 passenger vans are only available for travel with British Columbia.

 

Travel within United States:

Rates with unlimited kilometers are only available for travel within the state of Washington. If traveling within the states of Oregon or California rates with unlimited kilometers will have an additional charge of $20 CAD per day for the entire rental. Travel to, or within any other state is strictly prohibited. Customers traveling within other states will be charged $0.50 CAD per km, for every km driven during the entire rental. Travel to Alaska is not permitted.

 

Mexico:

Travel into Mexico is not permitted.

Victoria

Unlimited kilometers apply when driving in Victoria. If crossing a border (Canada or US) written permission must be obtained from the rental counter and there will be a mileage cap of 200 kms per day.

Manitoba

Winnipeg

15 passenger vans at this location are not allowed to travel within the United States.

Newfoundland

Goose Bay

Travel within Canada's Atlantic Provinces: No restrictions. Unlimited KM rates are only valid for travel within the Atlantic Provinces (New Brunswick NB, Newfoundland NF, Nova Scotia NS and Prince Edward Island PE).

For ANY travel outside of the following Atlantic Provinces (New Brunswick NB, Newfoundland NF, Nova Scotia NS and Prince Edward Island PE) and including travel to the United States: Restricted kilometer allowance and fees will apply. Customers must contact location or check upon arrival for details.

 

Northwest Territories

Hay River
Yellowknife

Travel within Canada is allowed with written permission from the Budget office only. Check with the location for details. Travel into the Unites States is not allowed.

Ontario

 

Sarnia

Travel within Canada and the United States is allowed with written permission from the Budget office only. Check with the location for details.

Thunder Bay

Unlimited kilometer rates are not allowed if driving the vehicle outside of Ontario.

Quebec

 

Alma
Chicoutimi
La Baie

Levis
Rouyn-Noranda
Saguenay
St Felicien
St Georges
Sept-Iles
Val D’Or

Travel within Canada and the United States is allowed with written permission from the Budget office only. Check with the location for details.

Drummondville
Plessisville
Sherbrooke
Thedford Mines
Trois Rivieres
Victoriaville

Vehicles can be driven throughout the Canadian provinces with no restrictions. Vehicles are not allowed to travel into the U.S.

Yukon

Whitehorse

Travel in Canada is only allowed to British Columbia, Northwest Territories and Alberta with permission from the Budget office. Travel is allowed into Alaska with permission of the Budget office. Travel is not allowed into the rest of the United States and Canada.


Waiver and Protection Options

Acceptance of Loss Damage Waiver reduces the renter and authorized additional driver’s responsibility to $300.00 or $500 CAD for loss of, or damage to the Budget car, when they comply with the terms and conditions listed on the rental document jacket. At the time of rental the customer must initial whether he/she accepts or declines the LDW and optional services. LDW and optional services must be signed for at the rental counter. LDW is taxable.

If LDW is not accepted, the customer is financially responsible for the full value of:

  • Accident Damage

  • Glass Damage

  • Stolen items (radio, battery, etc.)

  • Vandalism

  • Theft of the car

Exceptions

Exceptions to the above policy are highlighted below:

Province

City

Exception

Alberta

Airdrie

Banff

Calgary

Canmore

Okotoks

Red Deer

Springbrook

LDW is not available for drivers 21-24; they are responsible for the first $5000 CAD of damage. Drivers 25 and over are responsible for the full value of the vehicle if LDW is declined, $300 CAD or $500 CAD if accept.

British Columbia

 

Campbell River

Cassidy

Castlegar

Comox

Courtenay

Cranbrook

Duncan

Kamloops

Kelowna

Nanaimo

Nelson

Parksville

Penticton

Port Alberni

Port Hardy

Prince George

Salmon Arm

Tofino

Vernon

West Kelowna

Purchase of LDW reduces the renter’s financial responsibility to Zero for all car groups except the following: Intermediate and Standard SUV (groups F and W) reduces liability to $1,000 CAD.

Queen Charlotte

Sandspit

Purchase of LDW reduces the renter’s responsibility to $2500 CAD for all car groups.

Vancouver

Purchase of LDW reduces the renters responsibility to $300 CAD for economy through full size car groups and between $500 to 2,500 CAD for specialty car groups.

Victoria

Purchase of LDW reduces the renter’s responsibility to Zero for all car groups except the following: Convertibles and Specialty vehicles (groups K and X)– reduces responsibility to $2,500 CAD; Full-size Pick up (group P) reduces responsibility to $3,000 CAD.

Newfoundland

Goose Bay

Purchase of LDW reduces the renter’s responsibility to $1,000 CAD for all car groups.

Northwest Territory

Hay River

Yellowknife

Purchase of LDW reduces the renter’s responsibility to $3750 CAD for all car groups.

Quebec

 

Drummondville

Plessisville

Sherbrooke

Thedford Mines

Trois Rivieres

Victoriaville

Purchase of LDW reduces the renter’s responsibility to $500 CAD for all car groups.

Rouyn-Noranda

Val D’Or

Purchase of LDW reduces the renter’s responsibility to $1500 CAD, $1750 CAD or $2000 CAD depending on car group rented.

Yukon Territory

Whitehorse

Purchase of LDW will reduce the renter’s responsibility to $5000 to $15,000 CAD depending on the car group rented.


Canceling LDW

Once LDW has been purchased it must remain on the contract. The customer has the option to return the car and close the rental agreement, however, this could change the rate for the rental agreement, and a different, possibly higher, rate could apply for a new rental.

  • must sign a cancellation notice.

Loss of Use

The customer may also be responsible for reimbursing Budget for the revenue lost by not being able to use the car while it is being repaired or not recovered due to theft (referred to as Loss of Use).

Damage to people and their property

Public Liability covers injury or death to a third party (persons outside the Budget vehicle). Property Damage covers damage to property other than the Budget vehicle and the renter’s, driver’s or passenger’s property.

Depending on the location Budget will provide primary, secondary or no coverage up to the minimum limits required by law in that state. The Rental Document will state what type of coverage is provided.

Supplemental Liability Insurance

Supplemental Liability Insurance (SLI) provides additional protection for bodily injury or death and property damage, in addition to the limits provided with the rental, to raise the limit to one million dollars. SLI may not be available at all locations.


Driving License and ID Requirements

A valid driver’s license from the country of residence and an acceptable credit or debit card is required (see the Payment Options section for more information) An International driving permit is also required for licenses with a non-roman alphabet.

Renters who have indicated a country of residence outside of the United States or Canada will be required to present the following at the time of rental to qualify for the quoted rate:

  • A driver’s license and passport issued outside of the United States or Canada

  • A return airline ticket


Fuel Charges

The vehicle is rented with a full tank of gas and must be returned with a full tank of gas or there will be a charge for refueling. If you have refueled please keep your receipt for verification purposes.

Most locations offer a prepaid gas option to purchase a full tank at market value which allows the customer to return the vehicle without a full tank of gas. There is no refund for unused gas.

If the vehicle is driven less than 125 kilometers there may be an additional refueling fee, unless a gas receipt is presented at time of return. The customer can check at the time of rental for complete details.


e-Tolls

Please be aware of roads that may be “cashless tolls” and drivers on these roads are not able to pay cash once they have entered these roads. Renters can automatically opt into our e-Toll service program and will be charged $17.00 plus GST/HST per rental, plus incurred tolls at the maximum prevailing rates posted by the toll authority. The charges may take 4-8 weeks after the rental to be billed to your credit card/debit card on file.


Extended Roadside

Extended Roadside offers fast, dependable rescue service for our renters for a daily charge. It is offered to our customers at time of rental and provides roadside assistance for lost keys and remote entry device lockouts, flat tire service, towing (if the vehicle is inoperable), jump starts and emergency fuel delivery (up to 3 gallons).

The cost of replacing a key for most vehicles is at least $100. Locksmith charges range by area. In addition to the cost of keys, there is a tow charge or delivery fee that can range from $50 to $250 depending on the distance. By accepting the Extended Roadside Service you won’t have to worry about incurring additional expense for the listed items while on the road.


One Way Rentals

Based on availability one-way rentals are allowed between cities within Canada. A one-way fee may apply.

 

Returns

If you want to extend the rental or wish to return the vehicle to a different location please contact us as soon as possible. At the latest, this should be before the end date and time on your rental agreement. You will be advised whether the change is possible and any additional costs when you call.

If you fail to extend your rental you will be charged the prevailing pay at location prices for the extra days as well as a late return administration fee of $10 for each day or part of a day until the vehicle is returned.

If you return the vehicle to a different location then you agreed to at time of rental your rate could default to a different rate available on the day you return the vehicle and a one way fee will be applied.

 

Terms of booking on this website

Information disclaimer
The rates on this website are often heavily discounted. This is due to our negotiated rates and bulk buying power. On very rare occasions, a rate may be displayed incorrectly due to our, or a vehicle supplier's error. In such a case, if you book with us at a quoted rate that is incorrect, we will notify you of any price change and give you the option to proceed or cancel. We make every effort to keep information on our site up to date, but we cannot guarantee this website is free of errors or omissions and retain the right to update or change the information published at any time.

Liability
To the extent permitted by law we/the owners of this website will not be liable to you or to any third party (whether in contract, tort, or otherwise) for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage (including but not limited to any accident, injury, delay or loss of enjoyment) arising out of your reliance upon information contained on this website, including but not limited to your use (or inability to use) any products or services described or procured through this website.

When you pick up your vehicle, you will be required to sign a rental agreement with the supplier of the vehicle. Your rental and use of the vehicle will be governed by the terms of the rental agreement and any other documentation or information provided to you by the supplier at the time you pick up your vehicle. The rental agreement is between you and the supplier and we will not be liable to you or to any third party in relation to the terms of the supplier's rental agreement or any other documentation provided to you by the supplier at the time of pick up.

While we will make reasonable efforts to ensure we are representing only reputable suppliers, we make no warranty about the fitness or suitability of any third party (supplier) product or service and will not accept responsibility for the quality or fitness of any vehicle. We welcome feedback from our customers on their experience with our suppliers. We may, at our discretion, provide you with reasonable assistance in resolving any dispute you may have with a supplier.

Our total liability to you in relation to your use of this website and the information contained on this website will not exceed the dollar amount of the deposit we have received from you in relation to your booking/rental. Refunds will not be made for bookings cancelled due to inclement weather. Again, we strongly recommend that you take out travel insurance. Your use of this website is governed by the laws of New Zealand and the jurisdiction of the New Zealand courts.

Booking information
To make a booking you must complete our booking form which is easy to follow and secured with the latest encryption technology. Once we receive your form, we will, subject to availability, confirm your booking by emailing you a confirmation voucher and invoice.

If you are booking via phone, please make sure you have read the terms and conditions of the vehicle you wish to rent first. Our reservations consultant will ask you if you have read the terms and agree to them before proceeding. The onus is always on the renter to ensure they make themselves fully aware of the terms displayed on our website.

Information disclosure
In booking on this website you acknowledge that we disclose your information to your selected Supplier in order to provide the requested rental services.

Vehicle capacity and fitness to drive
Under no circumstances are you permitted to carry more passengers than the vehicle you rent is legally registered to carry, and if you do your insurance may be invalidated. The number of seatbelts (and passengers) is indicated next to each vehicle on this website. Luggage capacity where shown is an indication only and we will not be responsible should you be unable to fit your entire luggage into a vehicle. It is your responsibility to choose a journey that is within your capabilities. A vehicle supplier can refuse to rent a vehicle to any person who is in their opinion unfit to drive or does not meet eligibility requirements. In such circumstances we will have no further liability to you.

Refund Policy
In the event of cancellation, any deposit amounts paid at the time of booking are non-refundable. 

Disputes
If you are unsatisfied with our service, please contact us within 48 hours of placing your booking or request and we will work to resolve any issues and determine if compensation is due. In the event you have completed your rental and are unhappy with your vehicle, we are happy to assist you in seeking compensation from the operator of the vehicle.


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