If you want to see everything Boston has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from Budget. Stop spending your vacation waiting on the bus, or being nickel and dimed with ride-shares or taxis. Having your own ride enables you to go to the sites you want to see the most, when you want. Make your upcoming getaway to Massachusetts even more enjoyable with a Budget car rental.
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Boston is home to over half a million people, which probably means this city is big enough for a little exploration. Many visitors come to check out Boston's charming art scene. No matter what you choose to do first, you'll want to check out as much of Boston as you can during your road trip. You'll be able to explore of this city once you get the keys to your Budget rental car.
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What you need to know for the road
How do I find the best deals on a Boston Budget car rental?
We strive to get you the best rates, no matter when you book. However, reserving your car ahead of your trip can help keep spending low. Make sure to keep the car under one driver's name and read the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees.
Do I need to bring anything special when I get my car rental in Boston?
You will need to present your driver's permit and a credit card in your name.
How old do I have to be to rent a car in Boston?
Budget's minimum age to rent a car in Boston is 21. Make sure to review Budget's policy, as there could be limitations if you are under 25 or for higher category rentals especially.
Is there a particular car I should get for my trip to Boston?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Boston. Compact or economy automobiles are easier to park and ideal for short drives. If you are traveling with family or friends, then a mid-size car or SUV will have more room and be a more comfortable ride. Those looking for a bit of luxury on their Boston vacation can choose the premium category for a car like a Cadillac or Audi or similar.
Do I need insurance when I rent a car in the United States?
In the United States you do need to have insurance before you rent from Budget. Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa and MasterCard, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check credit card issuer's policy before you decide. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Do I need to pay a deposit when I book my Budget car rental?
Budget does require a deposit when you reserve your rental. Budget will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your rental for your trip to Boston. Please note that the deposit can vary greatly based on the model and make of the car.
Do I have to full up the tank before I take my car back to Budget?
We recommend a full to full policy. You receive the vehicle with full tank, and you should return it filled up. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car to Budget.
Do I need unlimited miles when I drive in Boston?
Boston has over half a million people, so there should be plenty to do. Unlimited miles allow you to have an evening out in downtown Boston or go out in Boston's downtown worry free.
Does Boston Budget offer one-way car rentals?
Budget offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it more convenient to drop off your vehicle at another location. However, there is typically an additional charge when you pick one-way.
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With so much to do and see in Boston, having the keys to your own ride lets you explore at your own pace. When you are ready to explore more of Massachusetts, you can drive when you like, without trying to hail a cab or sign up for a ride-share.
Before you head out of town, book your Budget Boston rental car and zip off to take in all the must-see sights. Go with CarRentals.com and drive the streets in Boston, Massachusetts.