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Budget in Edinburgh

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Why use Budget?

  • Dropping a car off with Budget in Edinburgh is quick and easy
  • People are impressed by how clean the Budget cars are in Edinburgh
  • Budget in Edinburgh are renowned for keeping their cars in good condition

Ratings for Budget in Edinburgh


  • Overall value for money of your vehicle hire

  • Helpfulness of the counter staff

  • Time it took to collect your vehicle

  • Time it took to drop off your vehicle

  • Cleanliness of the vehicle

  • Overall condition of the vehicle

  • Ease of locating the Budget rental desk or representative


Budget locations in Edinburgh

Opening hours

  • Edinburgh Airport
    Day Time
    Monday 7am - 7pm
    Tuesday 7am - 7pm
    Wednesday 7am - 7pm
    Thursday 7am - 7pm
    Friday 7am - 7pm
    Saturday 7am - 7pm
    Sunday 7am - 7pm
  • Edinburgh Downtown
    Day Time
    Monday 8am - 4pm
    Tuesday 8am - 4pm
    Wednesday 8am - 4pm
    Thursday 8am - 4pm
    Friday 8am - 4pm
    Saturday 9am - 12pm
    Sunday closed

Budget counters near Edinburgh

Reviews of Budget in Edinburgh

Real customer reviews

Find out what other customers think - so you can decide if Budget is the right company for you.

Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 17 March 2020
Excellent friendly service I stuffed up the petrol option, my problem
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 09 March 2020
Friendly staff.
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 06 March 2020
Excellent staff, excellent car
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 25 February 2020
Car was lovely and clean. Super quick drop off service. Being told the wrong location for the car and left to wander about in the pouring rain trying to find the right car.
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 23 February 2020
Friendly staff, ease of hire, close to airport arrivals
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 24 January 2020
Very expensive.
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 21 January 2020
Very helpful staff who took a personal interest and were considerate and efficient.
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 15 January 2020
It was painless.
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 13 January 2020
They accepted that the scratches were existing Scratches on car that were not on condition report
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 12 January 2020
Ease of process Not the same car I booked
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 09 January 2020
All good. Fuel meter decline just after goes a few mils.
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 04 January 2020
Nice staff Nil
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 01 January 2020
Staff were excellent and very helpful. Car was in same group and perfect for my trip.. will definitely use budget again. Nothing
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 26 December 2019
Friendly counter staff, really helpful at a busy festive season. Nothing.
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 18 December 2019
The staff at collection and drop off were very efficient and friendly.
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 16 December 2019
Service from the staff, very friendly and helpful Car was not what I was after, felt a downgrade from the golf (Citroën c4 cactus) and speedo was in Km/h, which I couldn't change.
Anonymous Edinburgh Downtown 14 December 2019
Friendly and helpful staff and brilliant car
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 10 December 2019
Excellent staff on both sides
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 07 December 2019
Great car, good service Nothing
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 06 December 2019
Friendly staff Waiting line
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 05 December 2019
Very efficient booking process. Car was great, very comfortable and lovely to drive. The challenge of finding a petrol station to fill up before retiring the car to the airport.
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 04 December 2019
The waiting was longer due to systems being down. The staff was very helpful in explaining what was wrong and what they were doing to solve it. The system being down.
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 23 November 2019
Easy booking and the staff is very helpful
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 18 November 2019
Easy to find the car The speedo was set to km/h - took a good while to figure out how to change it.
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 15 November 2019
The staff were amazing - very friendly and helpful We were very happy with the service we got & highly recommend Budget Rental cars to everyone...
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 13 November 2019
Drop off was fast and the guy was great Pick up guy wasn't very helpful
Anonymous Edinburgh Downtown 12 November 2019
Great service, no problems at all It was raining both when I picked up and dropped off
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 11 November 2019
Car clean and in good condition Long wait at queue
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 09 November 2019
Very prompt and friendly service. N/a
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 04 November 2019
Friendliness of desk staff Dropping the car off was quick and efficient Car was very nice n/a
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 01 November 2019
speed and friendliness of staff
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 30 October 2019
Very helpful staff at the desk. Everything was explained clearly (contract, options available, etc). No bad surprises, just a very enjoyable trip.
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 28 October 2019
Easy, fast and cheap. The car didn't have Plug on tire, so the flat tire detector was unhappy.
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 26 October 2019
Everything went very smoothly Nothing
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 12 October 2019
Methodical approach of getting things done as booked. Claim of damage (when returning the car) to one of the Tyre which could in all probability have been their even before the car was handed over. The cut on the side wall did not cause any deflation of the Tyre. Since I did not do any off roading, the likelihood of damage being caused when I was driving seemed remote.
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 10 October 2019
Staff were very good Car wasn’t very clean on the outside
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 04 October 2019
Staff extremely efficient and helpful. Nil
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 04 October 2019
cannot link to my iphone
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 30 September 2019
Helpful staff who ensured we were served Quickly and efficiently.
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 30 September 2019
Ease of use. Helpful, friendly staff N/A
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 28 September 2019
All was good Nothing
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 26 September 2019
Easy drop off Took a bit of a long time on pick up due to queuing, once I was served it was a quick process.
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 16 September 2019
They empathised with the problems we had with another company and gave us a car immediately even if the scheduled time was 2 hours later. They also suggested to book a slightly larger car for the roads in the highlands and we are thankful they did. They charge you a lot of things and then they reduce the amount depending on how you left the car (day, gasoline, etc) It is not that we didn't like the way but it was a little bit confusing considering that we were still nervous for the previous encounter with another company.
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 16 September 2019
The lady on the counter was super helpful and very quick as she knew I was in a hurry.
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 16 September 2019
Helpful staff and quick service
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 14 September 2019
Honda Jazz which I am used to driving The car had damage on it; I was warned but it was very visible on the panel on the boot door. Also the long slow queue to pick up the car on Friday evening
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 09 September 2019
Friendly staff, service was straight forward and simple. Wasn’t particularly impressed with the car, considering it was an apparent upgrade. Very bare inside, but it served the purpose.
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 07 September 2019
Took a little to long to get into the car, but other than this we were most happy
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 03 September 2019
Fast efficient friendly service.
Anonymous Edinburgh Airport 03 September 2019
Everything was perfect!! We took a week long roadtrip, drove long distances and never had a problem! We also got a free upgrade we were very happy with :)
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