Last Updated on July 1, 2022 by Kristin

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Finding a great deal on a car rental is much easier if you know what to look for. When you make an online rental car reservation, you will likely see a prompt for a coupon code. Car rental companies, including Budget Rent a Car, use these codes for promotions and discounts. Here’s how AutoSlash can help unearth the best Budget car rental coupon codes for your next car rental.

Ask AutoSlash for a Quote on a Cheap Car Rental

When you ask AutoSlash for a free quote on a car rental, we automatically scour the internet to find publicly available discount codes. These include Budget car rental discount codes. When you receive an email with the best offers, you can typically choose from among several low rates at a variety of rental car companies.

How Budget Car Rental Coupons Work

Budget’s seven-digit coupon codes have a mix of letters and numbers, and either appear as Budget Customer Discount Codes (BCD) or coupon codes. Budget offers several types of discounts. Here are some of the main types of offers:

Base rate discounts

These discounts deduct a percentage or amount off of the base rate of your Budget rental, which is the price before adding taxes, fees and charges for extra services. Sometimes you have to spend a certain amount to redeem the offer. For example, Budget may offer coupons to save $25 off of a $175 base rate or 10% off of base rates in general.

Length-based discounts

These discounts kick in when you make a Budget reservation for a specific amount of time, such as five days or a month at a time.

Upgrade offers

These coupons allow you to upgrade your vehicle for a nicer one at no extra cost.

“Pay Now” discounts

Budget often provides enticing deals when choosing the “Pay Now” option for its vehicles, which sometimes offer discounts as high as 35%. However, keep in mind that these rates have stricter cancellation policies than standard rates where you pay at the counter, which may cost you more in the long run.

The Easiest Way to Find Budget Discount Codes

Finding Budget car rental discount codes is just the first step. The hard part is figuring out which ones yield the biggest savings for your specific rental request.

Let AutoSlash Track Your Car Rental for Price Drops

AutoSlash does the heavy lifting for you. When you ask AutoSlash for a quote, we factor in all the information for your desired rental—pickup and dropoff locations, number of days, days of the week, and so on—as well as your memberships—AAA, USAA, AARP, Costco, BJ’s, etc.—to figure out the very best deal for you for this particular rental request.