DO NOT USE BUDGET in downtown Vancouver to rent a car under any circumstances. We rented for one day this weekend as it was near to our hotel. It took my husband 1 hour from going to collect the pre booked car to actually getting this due to the slowness up of the staff and constant up selling. Also the original quoted online price of $25 turned into $80 somehow. On returning the car late at... more
Do a little research and you'll find that Budget scams its customers. Note that Avis owns Budge and Zipcar. I'd avoid all three at all cost.
Reservations mean nothing to Budget.
Car booked one month prior with air miles.
Couldn't pick up the car before 530pm on pick up day (arrived at yvr 445pm). Budget rep told me over the phone to pick the car up the following day no problem. 850am the following day "Moe" told me that because I was a day late there would be a 65$/day Day premium. "Today's rates are $65 higher, your reservation... more