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Budget Car Rentals in Lakeland: All you need to know

If you want to see everything Lakeland has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from Budget. Don't waste time waiting for the bus or hailing taxis to go to the sights. When you have access to your own car, you can go wherever you want to go, whenever you want. Make your upcoming vacation to Florida even more enjoyable with a Budget rental car.

Why drive with CarRentals.com?

With over one-hundred thousand people, Lakeland is a city that has plenty going on. Visitors come to enjoy Lakeland's Pleasant winters. Of course, this city has more going on like its no lack of entertainment options. No matter what you decide on first, you'll want to take in as much of Lakeland as you can during your trip. 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 most dependable dealers. With a name like Budget, you know they'll try to get you the cheapest price. Started during 1958 in Los Angeles, Budget always works to provide the best rates for customers.

What you need to know about car rentals in Lakeland

How do I find the best deals on a Lakeland Budget car rental?

CarRentals.com strives to get you the best rates, whether you reserve your vehicle. But getting your car ahead of your trip can help keep spending low. Make sure to not add an additional driver and check the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees.

What should I have with me when I get my rental car in Lakeland?

You'll need to carry with you your driver's license and a credit card in your name.

What's Lakeland's minimum age to rent a car?

Budget's minimum age to rent a car in Lakeland is 21. Take time to review Budget's policy, as there may be limitations if you are under 25 or for higher category cars especially.

Is there a particular vehicle I should get for my trip to Lakeland?

That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Lakeland. Economy or compact vehicles are easier to park and ideal for short commutes. Commute times in Lakeland are around 29 minutes, so you may find a SUV or mid-size car more comfortable. Or if you want to keep your emissions down, then go for a hybrid vehicle. Those looking for a little extravagance on their Lakeland vacation can choose the premium category for a car like a Mercedes C-Class or Audi A4 or similar.

Does the United States require car insurance?

You are required to have insurance before you rent a car from Budget in the United States. Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, provide some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, 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. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.

Do I need to pay a deposit when I book my Budget car rental?

Budget requires a deposit when you book your rental. Budget will block the deposit on your credit once you book your vehicle for your trip. Please be aware that the deposit can vary greatly depending on the model and make of the car.

Do I have to return my Budget rental with a full tank?

At CarRentals.com, we recommend a full to full policy. You pick up your Budget rental 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 bring the car back to Budget. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Do I need unlimited miles when I drive in Lakeland?

Lakeland has plenty to keep you entertained, but you may want to head to nearby cities to see what else Florida has to offer. You can explore the rest of the region free of mileage limits after you've checked off all the activities in Lakeland.

Can I get a one-way rental from Budget?

Budget usually offers one-way rentals. You may find it easier to return your rental car at another location. Don't forget there may be an additional fee when you opt for one-way.

Reserve your ride today!

With so much to do and see in Lakeland, having access to your own set of wheels lets you explore at your own pace. When you're ready to see more of Florida, you can leave wherever you like, without having to coordinate ride-hailing services or wait for the bus.

Before you head out of town, book your Budget Lakeland rental car and take off to all the items on your itinerary. Reserve through CarRentals.com and cruise the road in Lakeland, Florida.