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If you want to see everything Columbus has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from Budget. Don't spend time waiting for the bus or hailing taxis to go to the sights. Having your own car allows you to go to the locations you want to see the most, when you want. Make your upcoming trip to Indiana more enjoyable with a Budget car rental.
Columbus is a perfect destination when you wish some respite from hustle and bustle of a big city. You are sure to have an enjoyable time here, thanks to Columbus's college-town feel. However, you may have your sights set on taking advantage of its location near the state's capital. Whatever you pick to do first, you'll want to see as much of Columbus as you can during your vacation. And if you need to mix it up from Columbus's easy-going vibes, then jump behind the wheel of your Budget car rental and see what else is out there.
We work with many of the finest companies in the industry. With a name like Budget, you know they'll try to get you the cheapest price. Started during Los Angeles in 1959, Budget always strives to provide the best prices for their customers.
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the lowest rates, whether you book. But booking ahead of time can help you save even more. Be sure to go over the mileage policy and keeping it to one driver will reduce your expense.
You will need to bring your driver's permit and a credit card in your name.
Budget's minimum age to rent a car in Columbus is 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles (luxury, SUVs, etc.), may have an additional fee if you are under 25. Take time to go over Budget's policies to know if there is an additional cost before you book.
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Columbus. Economy or compact cars are good for short drives and are easier to park. Commute times in Columbus average 28 minutes, so you may find a mid-size vehicle or SUV more comfortable. If you want to decrease your emissions and save on gas, then pick a hybrid vehicle. Those looking for a dash of extravagance on their Columbus getaway can choose a higher-end vehicle like a Mercedes C-Class or Audi A4 or similar.
In the United States you do need to have insurance before you rent. Many major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover) typically offer coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering large vehicles, like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Columbus. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Budget requires a deposit when you book your rental. Budget will block the deposit on your credit once you book your car for your trip to Columbus. Please note that the deposit can vary greatly based on the make and model of the rental.
We encourage a full to full policy. You pick up your Budget rental with a full tank. If you return the rental with less than the amount it was given to you, most companies will charge a premium to top it back off. For a cheaper rate, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring it back to Budget. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Columbus's small-town atmosphere certainly is charming, however you may want to take to the road again after you've explored the capital of Indiana or checked out the capital of Indiana.
Budget offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it more convenient to drop off your rental at a different location. Be aware there is typically an additional charge when you opt for one-way.
Once you've explored the must-do activities in Columbus, having the keys to your own car will allow you to see what else Indiana offers. When you are ready to see more of Indiana, you can leave when you like, without having to coordinate a ride-share or wait for the bus.
Before you head out of town, book your Budget Columbus car rental and zip off to take in all the must-see sights at your leisure. Reserve through CarRentals.com and hit the streets in Columbus, Indiana.