There is no better way to see everything Detroit has to offer than by getting behind the wheel of your Budget rental car. Stop wasting your vacation waiting on the bus, or being nickel and dimed with ride-shares or taxis. Having your own car enables you to go to the locations you want to see the most, whenever you want. Make your upcoming trip to Michigan more enjoyable with a Budget car rental.
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Detroit is home to over half a million people, which probably means this city is just large enough for a bit of adventure. Many tourists come to take advantage of Detroit's outdoor activities around every corner. Whatever you do, you'll probably enjoy it thanks to the great weather throughout the year. No matter what you decide on first, you'll want to see as much of Detroit as possible while on your stay. You'll be able to explore of this city once you get the keys to your Budget rental car.
We work with some of the most dependable companies. Open for business during 1958 in Los Angeles, Budget always works to provide the best rates for their customers. With a name like Budget, you know this company will try to get you the cheapest rate.
Frequently asked questions
How do I get a Detroit Budget car rental at a great price?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best rates, no matter when you reserve your car. However, reserving your car ahead of time can help keep spending low. Make sure to keep the car under one driver's name and check the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees.
What do I need to bring when I pick up my car in Detroit?
You will need to bring your driver's license and a credit card in your name.
How old do I have to be to rent a car in Detroit?
Budget's minimum age to rent a car in Detroit is 21. Take time to go over Budget's policy, as there may 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 Detroit?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Detroit. Economy or compact vehicles are good for short commutes and are easier to park. If you are traveling with coworkers, then a sedan or SUV is going to have more room and be a more comfortable ride on longer drives. Those looking for a bit of luxury on their Detroit getaway can choose a higher-end model like an Audi A4 or Cadillac XTS or similar.
Is insurance required when you rent a car in the United States?
You are required to have insurance before you rent a car in the United States. Many of the major credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover) usually provide some coverage. However, many of them have prohibitions, such as not covering larger vehicles, like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call your credit card company and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Detroit. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Does Budget require a deposit at the time of booking my rental car?
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. Please note that the deposit may vary greatly depending on the make and model of the car.
Do I have to full up the tank before I take my car back to Budget?
We advise a full to full policy. You pick up your Budget rental with the needle at "F". If you return your rental with less than the amount it was given to you, most companies will charge a premium, and sometimes up to 3X the amount of current gas prices to refill it. 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?
Detroit has over half a million people, so there should be plenty to do. Unlimited miles allow you to see what else Michigan has to offer worry free.
Does Budget offer one-way rentals in Detroit?
Budget typically offers one-way rentals. You may find it easier to drop off your vehicle at a different Budget. Be aware there is typically an additional fee when you pick one-way.
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With so much to do and see in Detroit, having your own auto lets you explore at your own pace. When you're ready to check out more of Michigan, you can go wherever you want to, without trying to hail a cab or sign up for a ride-share.
Before you head out of town, book your Budget Detroit rent-a-car and take off to all the items on your itinerary. Book with CarRentals.com and drive the road in Detroit, Michigan.