Budapest Ferenc Liszt Int'l. Arpt. (BUD) Car Hire

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Budapest Ferenc Liszt Int'l. Arpt. (BUD)

On arrival, please proceed to our rental counter located in Terminal 2B in the arrivals hall, near the tourist information centre. From here, you will find your vehicle in the rental car park located 600 m from the terminal, which is about a 6- to 8-minute walk. If customers prefer, there is a free airport shuttle service to the rental car park which runs every 15 to 20 minutes between 08:00 AM and 11:59 PM daily from outside the terminal building.
Alternatively, customers can choose our V.I.P. pick-up and drop-off service. On arrival, a member of staff will meet you with your rental vehicle at the exit of the terminal on the arrivals level. On return, you can drop the vehicle in the same place (conveniently situated 50 m from the terminal entrance). This service can be booked by calling the Budapest Airport branch on +36 1770 7070. Your credit card details and flight number are required to book this service. An additional fee of EUR 25 (include VAT) will apply. Please be aware that we require at least two business hours' notice to facilitate this amenity and are unable to give a refund for unused services.

Location Services

  • You can save time at the counter when you activate Accelerated Check-in online. Just provide your driver's license and contact information that are normally collected at pick-up and we will be ready when you arrive. You'll be on the road and on vacation before you know it!

  • After-hours Return:

    Returning your vehicle after the location closes is easy with Alamo. We'll tell you where to park it; just drop the keys in the dropbox and you're on your way!

  • Unavailable at this location

    Skip the rental counter lines and check in directly by using Alamo's touch-screen kiosk. Check-in using the kiosk and a receipt-sized rental agreement is printed. You'll be directed to your hire car on the lot. At the exit booth, show the booth agent your rental agreement and driving licence—and simply drive away.

  • Unavailable at this location

    No need to visit the counter or kiosk. You can go straight to your car!

    In order to take advantage of this optional free service, you'll need to activate Accelerated Check-In online then choose the "Skip the Counter" option. You will be required to confirm your protection options, agree to the Rental Agreement Terms & Conditions and enter valid credit card details (there will be no charge until you return your vehicle). Simply print your rental agreement to bring with you, and you are all set! Go directly to your car, show the booth agent your rental agreement and driving licence—and get on the road!

Rental Policies

  • All additional drivers must meet all rental requirements. Additional drivers can be added at any rental location and at any time during the rental. An additional driver fee of EUR 7.50 (excl. VAT and local taxes) per day up to a maximum of EUR 75.00 (excl. VAT and local taxes) applies.

  • Out of hours pick-up is available only at airport station. However this service is not bookable on the Internet. Please contact the location as your credit card details and flight number is required. An additional fee in the amount of EUR 30.00 (excluding VAT plus Airport fee where applicable) will apply.
    If you fail to collect the car at the requested time, a no show fee in the amount of EUR 30.00 (excluding VAT plus Airport fee where applicable) will apply. Out of hours return is available on request. Please contact the location as specific conditions and fees may apply.

  • The minimum age requirement for all vehicles is 25. Renters between the ages of 21 and 24 may rent the categories Mini, Economy, Compact and Intermediate. A young driver fee of EUR 7.00 per day (excl. VAT and local taxes) up to a maximum of EUR 70.00 (excl. VAT and local taxes) applies to all renters between the ages of 21 and 24.

  • All vehicles can be driven in Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. A cross-border fee of EUR 55.00 incl. VAT per border will apply for these countries.

    Mini, Economy and Compact vehicles can also be driven in Serbia and Romania. Purchase of a Collision Damage Waiver and Theft Protection is mandatory for these territories. A cross-border fee of EUR 70.00 incl. VAT per border will apply for travel to Serbia and/or Romania.

    In all cases, customers must inform the rental branch of their intention to leave the country with the vehicle.

    Outside of Hungary, the renter is responsible for the vehicle's compliance with local road laws, vehicle standards, compulsory equipment and vehicle requirements. The customer is also responsible for paying any applicable toll or vignette when travelling abroad.

    Unauthorised cross-border travel will result in a breach of contract and incur a penalty charge based on individual assessment. A penalty fee of 3,500 EUR will apply for the unauthorised drop-off of the rental vehicle in a country that was not permitted for cross-border travel.

  • Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) reduces the liability of the renter in the event of damage to the bodywork of the vehicle. If CDW is not included in the reservation, the renter has liability for the full market value of the vehicle. CDW is available for purchase if not included in the booking.

    If included in the reservation, the excess amount ranges between 1,200 EUR and 2,500 EUR, depending on car class. Excess will be charged every time a vehicle is damaged.
    Before purchasing CDW, it is advisable to determine if the renter's personal coverage is adequate to cover damage, theft, loss of revenue, administration fees, diminishment of value, and any towing, storage or impound fees. If CDW is declined, the renter will be required to pay these charges and to seek compensation through their carrier of personal coverage. The Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) is not insurance. In case of damage to the rental vehicle, an additional handling fee surcharge of 37.80 EUR plus VAT, and local taxes where applicable, will apply.

  • This location offers a collection and delivery service. Vehicles can be delivered and collected during the location's normal opening hours. A charge from EUR 0.86 per kilometre applies (excluding VAT and local taxes) with a minimum fee of EUR 28.00 (excluding VAT and local taxes) per rental. To arrange a delivery or collection, customers are required to contact the branch directly.

  • If you wish to discuss or dispute any matters concerning damage to your rental vehicle, then please contact the Rental Company using the following contact information:

  • All rentals where the vehicle is not returned to the same location as it was collected from will be subject to a one-way fee. The one-way fee varies based on car category, location and pick-up date. The exact amount of the one-way fee will be displayed during the reservation process when entering the dates, desired route and car category.

  • All vehicles are delivered with a full tank of fuel. As a customer, you have a choice as to how you would like to pay for fuel.

    Option 1—Pre-pay Fuel
    This option allows the renter to pay for the tank of fuel at the time of rental and return the tank empty. No refunds will be issued for unused fuel.

    Option 2—We Refill
    This option allows the renter to pay Enterprise at the end of the rental for fuel used but not replaced. Price per litre will be higher than local fuel prices and an additional administration fee of EUR 14.99 (inc VAT) is applicable.

    Option 3—You Refill
    This option allows the renter to return the vehicle with a full tank to avoid extra fuel charges.


  • In the case of any collision, damage, theft of the vehicle or keys, injury, or death occurring as a result of an accident, the renter is obliged to call the police regardless of the extent of the damage. If the renter does not contact the police within a reasonable timeframe, they accept full responsibility for the damages. The renter must complete an accident report form which is included within the documentation for the vehicle. The renter is also required to notify the lessor of any involvement in an accident or any damage caused to other parties without delay. If contact with the lessor is not made within 24 hours, the renter becomes fully liable for the damage.
    At the time of pick-up/drop-off of our vehicle, a Car Condition Report will be filled out and signed by the renter and the rental company employee. In the case that a Car Condition Report has not been signed by the customer at the time of drop-off (e.g. the vehicle is returned out of opening hours or the customer does not wait for the vehicle to be checked over), this will be interpreted as the customer having accepted the vehicle condition statement.

  • All major credit cards, issued by either Visa, Mastercard or American Express, are accepted. Debit cards are accepted for purchases only and cannot be used for pre-authorisation or security deposits. All cards presented must be in the renter's name and must be valid for at least 3 months from the date of pick-up. Pre-paid cards (Visa Electron, Diners Club etc.), cash and cheques are not accepted. A security deposit will be taken at the time of rental and must be left on a credit card. The minimum deposit covers the cost of the rental, the excess on the contract, a full tank of fuel and all taxes, with a minimum approval of 1000 EUR authorised. Two separate credit cards are required for the categories Full Size and above.

  • Roadside Assistance Protection (RAP) is an optional emergency cover that allows the customer to waive financial responsibility for chargeable roadside incidents such as lockouts, flat battery, towing and replacement vehicles. RAP does not cover flat tyres, running out of fuel or key replacement costs. Roadside assistance is provided by a third party on behalf of Alamo/Enterprise/National.
    RAP does not apply if there is a breach of the rental agreement or if a wrong fuel type is used. In such scenarios, the renter pays a standard fee that covers all roadside assistance services. Before purchasing RAP, it is advisable to determine if the renter's personal coverage is adequate to cover these charges. If RAP is declined, the renter will be required to pay any applicable charges and to seek compensation from the carrier of their personal coverage. RAP is not insurance.
    In cases of rental vehicle mechanical failure through no fault of the renter, roadside assistance will be provided at no cost to all renters. This service will include a tow and a replacement vehicle.
    If the vehicle breaks down in the territory of Hungary, we shall endeavour to provide you with a replacement car within eight hours.
    If the vehicle breaks down outside Hungary, within a territory that has been authorised for travel by the rental branch, we shall endeavour to provide you with a replacement car within 36 hours.
    If the vehicle is stolen in Hungary through no fault of the renter (i.e. the renter can provide the registration document and vehicle key to the lessor), we shall provide you with a replacement car within eight hours.

  • All drivers must present a full valid driving licence. All drivers must have held their licence for at least one year. All renters must also provide a valid photo ID such as a passport or government-issued photo ID. A valid credit card in the renter's name must be presented upon collection of the vehicle.
    If the driving licence is written in a language and characters different from those of the country of rental, an International Driving Permit is also required. Renters are advised to check whether local authorities require foreign drivers to present an International Driving Permit to avoid the risk of potential fines. Renters with licences from countries that are not part of the International Driving Permit Agreement should carry a certified translation. Temporary driving licences or certificates are not accepted.
    Please note that we reserve the right to request additional ID or conduct further identification checks if needed, which may include an identity check with an external organisation.

  • All of the vehicles in our fleet are insured against bodily injury and property damage that may be inflicted on a third party as a result of an accident involving the rental vehicle. The amounts for such liability cover are available on request. You must comply with all of the rental company's terms and conditions, exceptions and exclusions in order to receive the benefit of the insurance provisions.

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