Young Adult Drivers

Budget rents to qualified drivers 21 and older. At time of rental, renters between the ages of 21 and 24 are subject to an additional fee of $27.00-per-day underage surcharge. In addition, renters between the ages of 21 and 24 can only rent an Economy, Compact, Intermediate, Standard, Full-Size, Minivan, Passenger Van, Intermediate SUV, Standard SUV or Standard Elite SUV.  Renters under 25 may not add additional drivers other than a legal spouse.  Renters between the ages of 21 and 24 must also present a valid, acceptable credit card (bank-issued check/debit cards are not permitted) and a valid driver’s license (subject to screening of your driving record). 

Age Exceptions:

  • Corporate Accounts – Drivers and additional drivers who are employees of the same company, on company business, and renting with their employer’s BCD corporate rates must be at least 21 years of age, or may be 18 years of age if employed with the U.S. Government on travel orders specifying car rental. Select corporate customers may be exempt from the underage fee. Check with your account representative to see if your company account is eligible.
  • Government Renters including those in the U.S. Military – Budget Car and Truck Rental is proud to deliver unsurpassed rental car service to those who serve our country. For U.S. Government (military & civilian) personnel WITH or WITHOUT a government travel order or purchase order, minimum rental age is 21 years of age. Must be on government rate. “U.S. Government personnel” includes military as well as civilian employees (for example, FEMA, U.S. Postal Dept., Navy, Army, etc.). This does not include government contractors or family members. The minimum age policy applies to both corporate and leisure rates.

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