If you want to see everything Costa Mesa has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from Budget. Stop wasting your vacation waiting on the bus, or being nickel and dimed with ride-shares or taxis. When you have access to your own car, you can drive anywhere you want to go, when you want. Make your next vacation to California even more enjoyable with a Budget car rental.
Why drive with CarRentals.com?
With over one-hundred thousand people, Costa Mesa is a city that has lots going on. With everything there is to do, you'll need your own auto to take in all you can during your stay. And with your Budget rental car, you'll be able to see and do more of what this city offers.
We work with some of the best dealers in the world. With a name like Budget, you know they will try to get you the cheapest rate. Founded during Los Angeles, California around 1958, Budget always attempts to provide the best rates for their customers.
Frequently asked questions
How do I find the best deals on a Costa Mesa Budget car rental?
We strive to get you the lowest rates, whether you reserve your car. However, reserving your car well ahead of your trip can help keep spending low. Be sure to check the mileage policy and don't add an extra driver to avoid any surprise fees.
What do I need to bring when I pick up my rental car in Costa Mesa?
You'll need to bring credit card, as well as your driver's license.
How old do I have to be to rent a car in Costa Mesa?
Budget's minimum age to rent a car in Costa Mesa is 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles (luxury, SUVs, etc.), may have an added fee if you are under 25. Make sure to check Budget's policy to find out what the total cost is for you.
Is there a particular vehicle I should get for my trip to Costa Mesa?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Costa Mesa. Economy or compact vehicles are easier to park and great for short commutes. If you are traveling with a bigger group, then a SUV or mid-size vehicle is going to have more room and offer a more comfortable ride on longer drives. Those looking for a dash of luxury on their Costa Mesa vacation can choose the premium category to get a car like an Audi A4 or Cadillac XTS or similar.
Does the United States require car insurance?
In the United States you do need to have insurance before you rent from Budget. Although many of the major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, provide some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For example, you may not be covered if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check credit card issuer's policy before you decide. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with 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 vehicle for your trip to Costa Mesa. Please be aware that the deposit can vary greatly depending on the make and model of the vehicle.
Do I have to return my Budget rental with a full tank?
At CarRentals.com, we suggest a full to full policy. You pick up your Budget rental with full tank, and you should bring it back it topped off. For a cheaper rate, it is best to find a filling station before you bring it back to Budget.
Why should I get unlimited miles?
Costa Mesa has enough to keep you entertained, but you may want to drive to nearby cities to find out what else California has to offer. You can explore the rest of the area free of mileage limits after you've checked off all the activities in Costa Mesa.
Does Budget offer one-way rentals in Costa Mesa?
Budget typically offers one-way rentals. You may find it more convenient to return your rental at a different location. However, there may be an additional charge when you opt for one-way.
Book today for great rates
With so much to do and see in Costa Mesa, having the keys to your own auto lets you explore at your own pace. When you're ready to explore more of California, you can drive when you like, without having to wait for the bus or wave down a cab.
Before your next family vacation, book your Budget Costa Mesa rent-a-car and visit all the must-do activities at your own pace. Go through CarRentals.com and drive the highway in Costa Mesa, California.