One Way Hire

Hire from one location and return it to another!

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Planning the road trip of a lifetime? Or perhaps you just want to collect from the airport and return nearer to your hotel? Whatever your reason, at many Budget locations you can rent a vehicle from one branch and return to another (one way rental), giving you the flexibility to plan your holiday or business trip to suit you.
We have selected 4 key questions to keep the information about One Way Rentals and how you can book one, simple and succinct. We understand car rental can be difficult and it's our goal to change this by making all our products and services transparent for our customers.

What is a One Way Rental?

One way car hire from Budget allows you to pick up a car at one station and return it to another. This is a perfect product for people who won't be returning to an area but need to get to another.

How can I book a One Way Rental?

To start your one way rental, enter your rental pick-up location, date and time in the booking panel on the homepage. Then simply tick the 'Returning somewhere different' checkbox and enter your return location and get a quote.

International one way rentals are some times available between different countries. For more information please call our reservations team on 0808 284 4444 and they will be happy to help.

How much does a One Way Rental cost?

One way car hire is available from most Budget locations, although an additional fee may be payable depending upon your chosen pick-up and drop-off locations. Fees will vary by country.

The price quoted online will automatically include your vehicle rental cost and any additional one way rental charges (if applicable). Rentals that are collected / returned within the same city area are not usually affected by one-way charges, but please check at the time of booking.

Where is One Way Rental available?

One way car hire is most common between branches within the same country. Within mainland Europe, one way rentals are available between certain countries.

Please note that whilst UK pick-ups can travel to Europe, one way rentals out of the UK are not allowed.

If you have any further questions about booking a One Way Rental, please do not hesitate to call our reservations team on 0808 284 4444. Feel free to ask any question to our rental station staff, we want to make sure you are happy renting with Budget.