Budget Car Rental Information

Pick-up instructions: 

Upon arriving at the arrivals hall, please proceed by following the signs leading to the rental car area. Visit the counter to obtain your rental contract, and then follow the provided instructions to reach your vehicle in the second-floor rental car park—no shuttle service required.


You can contact Budget Bari airport location at  +39 080 531 6168


Drop-off instructions: 

Kindly confirm the drop-off instructions with the car provider when you pick up the vehicle.

Business hours:


08:00 AM - 23:30 PM


08:00 AM - 23:30 PM


08:00 AM - 23:30 PM


08:00 AM - 23:30 PM


08:00 AM - 23:30 PM


08:00 AM - 23:30 PM


08:00 AM - 23:30 PM

Tips for renting a car from Budget Rent-A-Car at Bari airport


  • Book in Advance
  • Secure your rental car in advance to ensure availability and possibly benefit from better rates.
  • Compare Rates 
  • Check various rental companies to compare prices and find the best deal for your needs.
  • Choose the Right Vehicle
  • Select a car that suits your requirements in terms of size, features, and fuel efficiency.
  • Review Rental Terms
  • Carefully read and understand the rental agreement, including insurance coverage, fuel policies, and any additional fees.
  • Inspect the Car
  • Before driving off, thoroughly inspect the vehicle for any pre-existing damage and report it to the rental agent to avoid being held responsible.
  • Document Everything
  • Take photos or videos of the car's condition before and after your rental period for your records.
  • Understand Fuel Policies
  •  Budget may offer different fuel options (e.g., full-to-full, pre-purchase), so choose the one that aligns with your travel plans.
  • Know Drop-off Procedures
  • Familiarize yourself with the return process, including the drop-off location and any specific instructions for returning the car.
  • Keep Important Documents
  • Ensure you have all necessary documents, including your rental agreement, insurance information, and driver's license, readily accessible during your rental period.
  • Drive Responsibly
  • Adhere to local traffic laws and regulations, and drive responsibly to avoid accidents and penalties.

Budget Rental Conditions

  • Driver Requirements

    The minimum age for driving a Budget car at Bari Airport is 18. Customers aged 21-24 may be subject to certain charges and car class restrictions. A valid driver's license is required, issued in the name of the primary renter.
  • Payment Policy

    When collecting the vehicle, customers are required to settle the rental fee and provide a deposit using a credit card issued in the primary driver's name. Accepted cards include MasterCard, Visa, and American Express, with PIN verification necessary. Other cards or cash payments are not accepted. The primary driver must present their physical payment card with adequate funds for the deposit.
  • Fuel Policy

    The car is provided with a full tank of fuel, and it must be returned with the same level to prevent additional charges. A deposit for a full tank of fuel is mandatory during the pickup process
  • Deposit and deductible policy

    A deposit for the rental will be charged to the renter's credit card and retained until the conclusion of the rental period.
  • Optional extras and services

    Optional add-ons such as GPS navigation systems, child seats (for ages 2-4), and booster seats (for ages 4-10) can be provided for an extra cost. The prices for these extras are visible on the booking page. Additional drivers are allowed, with an additional fee for each. All drivers must be present during vehicle pickup and must present valid documentation. These optional extras can be acquired at the rental counter, with prices potentially varying depending on the rental duration. Delivery and collection services are not offered.


Budget Rental Services at Bari airport FAQs

    Certainly, Budget car rentals at Bari Airport generally acknowledge credit and debit cards such as MasterCard, Visa, and American Express, issued in the primary driver's name and enabled for PIN verification. Debit cards must have adequate funds to cover the deposit upon car pickup. Specifics regarding card acceptance may vary, therefore it's advisable to review Budget's policies at the Bari Airport location for precise information.

    Certainly, Budget usually requires a deposit at Bari Airport, which customers need to provide upon collecting the vehicle. The deposit amount is determined during pickup and is typically secured on the customer's credit card until the rental period ends. Ensure that the credit card is in the primary driver's name and has sufficient funds available. For precise details regarding the deposit, it is recommended to contact Budget directly or refer to their terms and conditions.

    To rent a car from Budget at Bari Airport, you'll need a valid driver's license and a credit card under the main driver's name for payment and deposit (accepted cards: MasterCard, Visa, American Express). Some locations may require additional identification like a passport or government-issued ID. Having these ready will streamline the rental process for a hassle-free start to your journey.

    On average, a rental car from Budget Rent-A-Car at Bari airport costs €22 per day. 

    The Economy car type, such as the Citroen C3 or equivalent, is the most commonly reserved rental option from Budget at Bari Airport.


Budget Return and Extension Policies

    You can drop off your Budget rental car at Bari Airport in the designated drop-off area. Typically, rental car return locations are clearly marked within the airport premises, and Budget often provides specific instructions or signage to guide customers to the appropriate drop-off point. If you're unsure, you can inquire with Budget staff or refer to any rental documentation you may have received for detailed drop-off instructions.

    Assistance outside of regular business hours is unavailable. There is a grace period of 29 minutes during standard working hours, ensuring the availability of the car if the customer is delayed for pick-up.

    If necessary, you can choose to prolong your Budget car rental at Bari Airport. Contact Budget promptly to verify availability and organize the extension, which may incur additional charges. Ensure to discuss the terms and any related expenses with Budget when arranging the extension.

    Budget typically allows for one-way rental returns, allowing you to return the car to a different location. However, this may involve additional fees, and availability could vary. To avoid charges, consider returning the car to the same location. Certain routes, such as those from Bari Airport to nearby cities, may not require one-way fees.


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