Budget Car Coupons for October 2016: Get your 3rd day free

Information verified correct on October 28th, 2016

Searching for "on-budget" car rental? These Budget car coupons and promo codes can sort you out.

Budget Car and Truck Rentals is an Australian company offering a wide range of cars, 4WDs and minibuses as well as Australia’s largest fleet of trucks and commercial vehicles. It constantly updates its fleet and service vehicles to give you the best comfort and safety.

Budget car coupons, promo codes and offers for October 2016

Third day free on weekends

Valid on rentals commencing until 12 December. Pickup must be after midday on a Thursday and drop off must be before midday on a Tuesday. Offer applies to car groups C, D, E, K, F, P, G, H, W, V, L, S.

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Fourth day free

Valid on rentals commencing between 10 October and 12 December. Offer applies to car groups C, D, E, K, F, P, G, H, W, V, L, S. Rent select cars for four or more days in Australia and get the fourth day free.

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How do I use my Budget car coupon?

How do I make a booking with Budget Car and Truck Rentals?

  1. Click on one of the coupons above to be safely redirected to the Budget Car and Truck Rentals website.
  2. Fill in the details in the "Get a Car Rental Quote" box. Select "I have a Coupon / Discount Number" and enter your coupon code. Choose the type of vehicle you would like to rent, add the pickup and drop-off date and time and then click "Continue".
  3. Choose the specific vehicle model you would like to rent by clicking on "Select Vehicle".
  4. Your booking details are shown on the left portion of the page. You can now choose to upgrade your vehicle if required. Then, enter your personal details and click "Confirm Booking" to receive your reservation.

Where can I pick up a Budget car in Australia?

Budget has outlets in all major cities and airports in Australia, including the following locations:

  • Adelaide
  • Alice Springs
  • Cairns
  • Canberra
  • Brisbane
  • Darwin
  • Gold Coast
  • Melbourne
  • Newcastle
  • Perth
  • Sydney
  • Townsville

Full list of Budget pick-up points in Australia

  • Adelaide Airport (SA)
  • Adelaide City (SA)
  • Adelaide North - Salisbury (SA)
  • Adelaide South - Reynella (SA)
  • Adelaide Wingfield (SA)
  • Airport West (VIC)
  • Albany (WA)
  • Albany Airport (WA)
  • Albury (NSW)
  • Albury Airport (NSW)
  • Alexandria (NSW)
  • Alice Springs (NT)
  • Alice Springs Airport (NT)
  • Altona North (VIC)
  • Armidale (NSW)
  • Armidale Airport (NSW)
  • Artarmon (NSW)
  • Ashmore (QLD)
  • Avalon Airport (VIC)
  • Bairnsdale (VIC)
  • Balcatta (WA)
  • Ballarat (VIC)
  • Ballera (QLD)
  • Ballina (NSW)
  • Ballina Airport (NSW)
  • Bathurst (NSW)
  • Bathurst Airport (NSW)
  • Bayswater North (VIC)
  • Bendigo (VIC)
  • Bentleigh East (VIC)
  • Blackburn/Box Hill (VIC)
  • Blacktown (NSW)
  • Boondall (QLD)
  • Brighton (VIC)
  • Brisbane Airport (QLD)
  • Brisbane City (QLD)
  • Brisbane East - Capalaba (QLD)
  • Brisbane North - Boondall (QLD)
  • Brisbane North - Hamilton (QLD)
  • Brisbane North - Narangba (QLD)
  • Brisbane South - Logan (QLD)
  • Brisbane South - Rocklea (QLD)
  • Brisbane West - Ipswich (QLD)
  • Broome (WA)
  • Broome Airport (WA)
  • Bulleen (VIC)
  • Bunbury (WA)
  • Bundaberg (QLD)
  • Bundaberg Airport (QLD)
  • Bundoora (VIC)
  • Burswood (WA)
  • Cairns Airport (QLD)
  • Cairns City (QLD)
  • Camberwell (VIC)
  • Campbellfield (VIC)
  • Canberra Airport (ACT)
  • Canberra City (ACT)
  • Capalaba (QLD)
  • Carnarvon (WA)
  • Carnarvon Airport (WA)
  • Ceduna Airport (SA)
  • Ceduna City (SA)
  • Charleville Airport (QLD)
  • Chinchilla (QLD)
  • Clayton (VIC)
  • Coffs Harbour (NSW)
  • Coffs Harbour Airport (NSW)
  • Coober Pedy Airport (SA)
  • Coober Pedy City (SA)
  • Coolangatta Airport (QLD)
  • Croydon (VIC)
  • Dalby (QLD)
  • Dandenong (VIC)
  • Darwin Airport (NT)
  • Darwin City (NT)
  • Devonport Airport (TAS)
  • Devonport City (TAS)
  • Devonport Ferry (TAS)
  • Dubbo (NSW)
  • Dubbo Airport (NSW)
  • Emerald (QLD)
  • Emerald Airport (QLD)
  • Esperance (WA)
  • Esperance Airport (WA)
  • Exmouth (WA)
  • Exmouth Airport (WA)
  • Ferntree Gully (VIC)
  • Footscray (VIC)
  • Frankston (VIC)
  • Fremantle (WA)
  • Gatton (QLD)
  • Geelong (VIC)
  • Geraldton (WA)
  • Geraldton Airport (WA)
  • Gladesville (NSW)
  • Gladstone (QLD)
  • Gladstone Airport (QLD)
  • Glen Innes (NSW)
  • Gold Coast - Ashmore (QLD)
  • Gold Coast - Coolangatta Airport (QLD)
  • Gold Coast - Surfers Paradise (QLD)
  • Gosford (NSW)
  • Grafton (NSW)
  • Gympie (QLD)
  • Hamilton (QLD)
  • Hervey Bay (QLD)
  • Hervey Bay / Fraser Coast Apt (QLD)
  • Highett (VIC)
  • Hobart Airport (TAS)
  • Hobart City (TAS)
  • Hoppers Crossing (VIC)
  • Ipswich (QLD)
  • Kalgoorlie Airport (WA)
  • Kalgoorlie Depot (WA)
  • Kangaroo Island Airport (SA)
  • Kangaroo Island Ferry (SA)
  • Karratha (WA)
  • Karratha Airport (WA)
  • Katherine (NT)
  • Kingaroy (QLD)
  • Kings Cross (NSW)
  • Kununurra (WA)
  • Kununurra Airport (WA)
  • Launceston Airport (TAS)
  • Launceston City (TAS)
  • Learmonth (WA)
  • Lismore (NSW)
  • Lismore Airport (NSW)
  • Logan (QLD)
  • Longreach (QLD)
  • Longreach Airport (QLD)
  • Mackay (QLD)
  • Mackay Airport (QLD)
  • Manly (NSW)
  • Marleston (SA)
  • Maroochydore / Sunshine Coast Apt (QLD)
  • Maroochydore City (QLD)
  • Maryborough Airport (QLD)
  • Melbourne Airport (VIC)
  • Melbourne City (VIC)
  • Melbourne East - Bayswater North (VIC)
  • Melbourne East - Blackburn/Box Hill (VIC)
  • Melbourne East - Camberwell (VIC)
  • Melbourne East - Clayton (VIC)
  • Melbourne East - Croydon (VIC)
  • Melbourne Inner - Richmond (VIC)
  • Melbourne Inner - South Yarra (VIC)
  • Melbourne Inner - Southbank (VIC)
  • Melbourne North - Airport West (VIC)
  • Melbourne North - Bulleen (VIC)
  • Melbourne North - Bundoora (VIC)
  • Melbourne North - Campbellfield (VIC)
  • Melbourne North - Footscray (VIC)
  • Melbourne North - Preston (VIC)
  • Melbourne South East - Bentleigh East (VIC)
  • Melbourne South East - Dandenong (VIC)
  • Melbourne South East - Frankston (VIC)
  • Melbourne South East - Highett (VIC)
  • Melbourne Southbank (VIC)
  • Melbourne Southern Cross Station (VIC)
  • Melbourne West - Hoppers Crossing (VIC)
  • Melbourne West - Sunshine (VIC)
  • Midland (WA)
  • Mildura Airport (VIC)
  • Moomba (SA)
  • Moranbah (QLD)
  • Moranbah Airport (QLD)
  • Moree (NSW)
  • Moree Airport (NSW)
  • Mornington (VIC)
  • Mount Gambier Airport (SA)
  • Mt Isa (QLD)
  • Mt Isa Airport (QLD)
  • Narangba (QLD)
  • Narrabri (NSW)
  • Narrabri Airport (NSW)
  • Newcastle Airport (NSW)
  • Newcastle City (NSW)
  • Newman (WA)
  • Newman Airport (WA)
  • Noosa (QLD)
  • Olympic Dam Airport (SA)
  • Pakenham (VIC)
  • Paraburdoo Airport (WA)
  • Perth Airport (WA)
  • Perth Airport 4WDs (WA)
  • Perth City (WA)
  • Perth East - Redcliffe (WA)
  • Perth North - Balcatta (WA)
  • Perth South - Burswood (WA)
  • Perth South - Fremantle (WA)
  • Perth/Belmont/4WD (WA)
  • Port Augusta (SA)
  • Port Augusta Airport (SA)
  • Port Douglas (QLD)
  • Port Hedland (WA)
  • Port Hedland Airport (WA)
  • Port Lincoln Airport (SA)
  • Port Lincoln City (SA)
  • Port Macquarie Airport (NSW)
  • Preston (VIC)
  • Proserpine Whitsunday Coast Airport (QLD)
  • Ravensthorpe (WA)
  • Redcliffe (WA)
  • Revesby (NSW)
  • Reynella (SA)
  • Richmond (VIC)
  • Rockhampton Airport (QLD)
  • Rockhampton City (QLD)
  • Rocklea (QLD)
  • Roma (QLD)
  • Roma Airport (QLD)
  • Sale (VIC)
  • Salisbury (SA)
  • Singleton (NSW)
  • South Yarra/Prahran (VIC)
  • Sunshine (VIC)
  • Surfers Paradise (QLD)
  • Sydney Airport (NSW)
  • Sydney City - Kings Cross (NSW)
  • Sydney East - Alexandria (NSW)
  • Sydney North - Artarmon (NSW)
  • Sydney North - Gladesville (NSW)
  • Sydney North - Manly (NSW)
  • Sydney South West - Revesby (NSW)
  • Sydney West - Blacktown (NSW)
  • Sydney West - Westmead Parramatta (NSW)
  • Tamworth (NSW)
  • Tamworth Airport (NSW)
  • Toowoomba (QLD)
  • Toowoomba West Wellcamp Airport (QLD)
  • Townsville (QLD)
  • Townsville Airport (QLD)
  • Traralgon (VIC)
  • Tuggerah (NSW)
  • Tweed Heads (NSW)
  • Wagga Wagga (NSW)
  • Wagga Wagga Airport (NSW)
  • Warragul (VIC)
  • Warwick (QLD)
  • Westmead/Parramatta (NSW)
  • Whyalla (SA)
  • Whyalla Airport (SA)
  • Wingfield (SA)
  • Wollongong (NSW)
  • Yeppoon (QLD)

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Utes / Trays (Toyota Hilux Dual Ute or similar)
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Light commercial (Isuzu moving van or similar)
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Pros and cons of Budget Car and Truck Rentals


  • Secure reservations. Budget Car and Truck Rentals recognises the importance of protecting your personal information. All details collected from you are held in private and are shared only within the company’s network.
  • Budget business club.An exciting business program that rewards you for your regular use of Budget Car and Truck Rentals’ services, this club gives you special offers and discounts which include a free rental day voucher for every 15th rental day, access to promotions and free membership of Budget Fastbreak.
  • Value for money. Budget Car and Truck Rentals offers cheap car hire rates. Check out its range of special offers and take advantage of deals to save money.


  • No online chat. There is no online chat option for customers seeking help with their booking.

What do I need to know about Budget car rentals?

Do Budget car rentals include unlimited mileage?

Most rentals cars do include unlimited mileage, and is mentioned on the "Confirm booking" page with the cost estimate. If you're hiring a truck, it's likely that your mileage will be capped. If this is the case for your rental, the number of kilometres included in the rental price will be listed here and it will mention how much you'll be charged for each additional kilometre.

Do Budget cars come with a GPS system?

GPS systems can be added to the price of your car hire for $10.95 per day, or $54.95 per week. This can be added on when you make a booking for your car online.

Does Budget car rentals accept cash?

You can pay for your rental car in cash, however you will need to present a major credit card at the time of rental.

What forms of payment does Budget accept?

  • Budget
  • American Express
  • Visa
  • Diners Club
  • MasterCard
  • DebitCredit card
  • Voucher from your travel agent

Confirmation from Budget Rental

After you have successfully made a car or truck rental reservation through the Budget Car and Truck Rentals’ website, you will receive a confirmation indicating your details, the type of vehicle rented and your reservation number.

A copy of your confirmation will be sent to the email address you have indicated on the form.

Refunds and cancellations with Budget Car and Truck Rentals

Budget Car and Rentals allows reservation cancellations at any time via its website. Click "Quotes & Bookings" and go to the "View-Change-Cancel Booking" option. Enter your reservation number and last name in the appropriate boxes and proceed to amend your reservation. Where a reservation is cancelled one day prior to the pickup date, you will not be charged.

Stephanie Yip

Stephanie is a journalist, avid traveller and all-round bargain hunter. If there's an online coupon code, deal or cheap flight available, she'll know about it. And she'll let you know about it, too.

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