Great cars at a great price since 1958
Budget is a a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cendant Corporation (NYSE: CD), a diversified global provider of business and consumer services primarily within the travel and real estate sectors.
Budget Rent A Car was founded in 1958 as a car rental company for the
"budget-minded" renter. Today, as an industry leader, Budget continues to appeal to value-minded renters by offering quality vehicles and a rewarding rental experience at nearly 1,900 rental locations worldwide. For a historical perspective, review Budget's milestones
Budget's parent company, Cendant Car Rental Group, is named "One of America's Elite 11 Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises" by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
Budget completes its upgrade on the industry-approved Amadeus Global Distribution System to provide travel agents with real-time access to its reservation system. The addition of Amadeus now provides a seamless, transparent interface to all four of the industry's major global distribution systems.