Frequently Asked Questions

What is the minimum age to rent an BUDGET car?

The minimum age to rent an BUDGET car is 21 years. Drivers that are between 21-25 years will be charged a young driver fee for each day of the rental with a maximum of 10 days.

Do I have to refuel the car before returning it to BUDGET?

You are advised to return the car with the same amount of fuel as when you collected it. Any missing gas will be billed at current BUDGET rates.

Do you provide baby seats?

BUDGET will take care of your children by providing baby seats. Do not forget to inform us when reserving your vehicle if you wish to have a baby seat. Baby seats and child boosters are charged at a nominal fee.

Are there possibilities to bring the BUDGET car after hours?

The vehicle should be returned during the normal BUDGET station opening hours. Any vehicle returned outside the opening hours will stay under the customer's responsibility until the start of the next BUDGET working day. The rental period will stop when the BUDGET office re-opens, then the rental agreement is terminated and the amount charged will be calculated accordingly.

What happens if my plane is delayed?

If the Flight number is mentioned on the car reservation, BUDGET will wait for you in case of delay.

What extra coverage does BUDGET St. Barth offer?

We offer a Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Personal Assistance Insurance (PAI). Please check our Extra Coverage Section for detailed information.

Who can drive my BUDGET car?

Only drivers mentioned in the rental agreement are authorized to drive the BUDGET vehicle. Clients should notify the station of any extra driver when collecting their vehicle.

What should I do if something happens to the BUDGET car?

During the opening hours contact the nearest BUDGET St Barth station. During BUDGET closing times, BUDGET Emergency will help you.