Budget accepted cards include; Visa, MasterCard and American Express. At the start of your rental, a physical credit and or a debit card must be presented. Your card must show your name, signature and card number, with applicable logo. The cardholder must be the renter and present when collecting the vehicle.
Budget does not accept, bank cards worded cardholder, nor accepts prepaid or reloadable store value cards, travel money cards and EFTPOS cards. Budget also does not accept cards presented on phones/watches and doesn't allow contactless payment methods such as pay-wave.
At the end of the rental, some Budget locations will accept a prepaid or reloadable store value cards as a final form of payment.
Please Note: Credit card and or debit cards are subject to a card transaction fee of 2.53% for Visa and MasterCard and American Express 3.57% (including GST) at time of pick-up and payment.
Budget New Zealand may require a customer renting a vehicle to complete a Rental Qualification Form and provide additional identification as it deems necessary or appropriate or in accordance with applicable law. Please see Rental Qualification Policy.