Budget opens new location at Heathrow Terminal 5

30th May 2013 – Budget UK today announces the launch of its new location at Heathrow Terminal 5. Opening ahead of May half-term, the new car hire facility will provide a stress-free and affordable onward travel option for families, direct from the terminal building.

Travellers arriving at Terminal 5 can save 15 minutes* when they rent with Budget, perfect for leisure travellers such as those travelling with young children following a long flight. Families can also take advantage of a number of great offers, including the Early Booker deal, providing fantastic savings of up to 20% off on advance bookings.

A full range of vehicles are available for hire at the terminal, offering those seeking out great value the perfect car for driving to the capital and beyond:

Budget fleet - An extensive range of vehicles including spacious people carriers like the VW Sharan and smaller cars for city breaks including the Fiat 500

Budget Premier – Including a range of luxury motors at a fraction of the price:

  • Executive range:  Including the Jaguar XF and Mercedes S Class - offering a more relaxing and comfortable journey, the perfect choice for short trips away
  • 4X4 SUV range: Including the Audi Q5 and Land Rover Discovery - ideal for larger groups and families wanting to get around, with models offering plenty of room for luggage
  • Sports & Cabriolet range: Including the Mercedes SLK and Audi A5 Cabriolet - a great selection of models for those wanting to treat themselves to something a little sportier

Commenting on the opening, Kaye Ceille, Managing Director, Budget UK, said: “We’re delighted to be offering great value at Heathrow’s Terminal 5 in time for the summer months. Travellers will appreciate the added convenience as well as Budget’s extensive fleet and valuable savings.”

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Notes to Editors:

*15 minute average bus journey from Terminal 5 to Terminals 1, 2, 3 & 4 

Additional Information: 

For more information, please contact the Budget Press Office on 0207 025 6699 or budgetpressoffice@redconsultancy.com.

About Budget

Budget Car Rental is one of the world’s best-known car rental brands with approximately 3,150 locations in more than 120 countries. Budget is an industry leader in providing vehicle rental services to value-conscious travelers and also operates the second-largest truck rental business in the United States, through a network of more than 2,000 locations. Budget is owned by Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR), which operates and licenses the brand throughout the world.  For further information, visit www.budget.com.