Rent a Car at John Wayne-Orange County Airpt (SNA)

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John Wayne-Orange County Airpt (SNA)

Address: 18601 Airport Way, Ste 73, Santa Ana, CA, California, 92707, United States
Phone: (1) 949-252-6240
Location Type: Corporate
Hours of Operation: Sun - Sat 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM

If flying in, the rental counter is within the terminal with a short walk to the car lot.


Location Information

Grab a John Wayne Airport (SNA) car rental with Budget when you fly to Santa Ana. The rental process is quick, easy, and affordable. Budget offers several rental car options for you to pick from. And don’t worry, that includes affordable, high-quality convertible rentals that pretty much scream California.

Where is Budget Car Rental at John Wayne Airport?

Once you’re off the plane, head to the lower level via escalator or elevator. The Budget car rental counter is located between baggage claim 2 and 3, right across from the John Wayne statue. After your rental has been finalized you can walk across the street to the parking structure and follow signs for Budget to locate your vehicle.

John Wayne Airport Rental Car Return

Return your Budget car rental at John Wayne Airport to the address 18601 Airport Way, Santa Ana, CA. Follow the Rental Car Return signs, as you near the airport. They will lead you to the lower level of a parking garage across the street from the terminals. Inside the garage, there will be signs for Budget Car Rental returns.

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Santa Ana, CA?

Renters from age 21-24 can rent in CA for an additional $27 daily underage surcharge. There are also vehicle restrictions for underage drivers. No underage surcharge or restrictions apply once renters are 25 or older.

What is the best type of car to rent in Santa Ana?

When you rent a car in Santa Ana, you open yourself up to all kinds of adventure. The best rental car for you and your fellow travelers depends on your travel itinerary. Reserve a car today to secure the best vehicle for your trip.

Van Rental

Budget’s rental car lineup offers both passenger van rental options and minivan rental options. Use a passenger van to get 12 or 15 people to Santiago Oaks Regional Park—or rent a Kia Sedona to get you and your kids to the Santa Ana Zoo.

SUV Rental

See Peter’s Canyon, Mile Square Regional Park, or Irvine Regional Park and still have room to pack a picnic when you rent an SUV with Budget. An SUV rental is a great way to see the outdoors, pack all your gear, and still have a little added legroom.

Long-Term Car Rental

Monthly car rental with Budget is a cost-effective option for you to stay in the Golden State. You can rent month to month, or for one term as long as 11 months. When you rent a car in Santa Ana long-term, don’t miss the Santa Ana Zoo, the Bowers Museum, or Noguchi Garden.

Luxury Car Rental

Convertible car rental is the way to go when in California. Explore historic downtown Santa Ana by day, and turn heads as you hit up popular clubs like The Copper Door by night.

Fastbreak Service
Proceed to the Budget counter Fastbreak line/or normal line if no Fastbreak line designation/or follow directions to the Fastbreak Kiosk. Present identification and receive your rental agreement. The counter representative will give the customer the keys & directions to their car.
FASTBREAK RETURN: Follow the airport signs for Car Rental return. You do not need to return to the counter to complete your rental. Record your mileage and fuel level on the rental agreement and drop it in the Budget Fastbreak return box. A closed rental agreement will be mailed to you within 48 hours.
General Directions
COUNTER: From arrival gates, take escalator or elevator down to the lower level. Location is between baggage claim 2 & 3.
CARS: Walk across the street to the parking structure. Take the elevator to level zero. Follow signs to the Budget Fastbreak Kiosk.
RETURNS: Take the arrivals entrance in the airport. Follow signs to Rental Car Return area located in the lower level of the parking structure across the street from the terminal. Follow signs to Budget car return.
AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Drop box located on the Fastbreak kiosk in the parking structure.
When you arrive, go to the Budget Fastbreak counter in the baggage claim area. The manager or key person will have your contract ready and personally escort you to your vehicle.
Valet Return: If offered, you will be told about our service as you are escorted to your car.
After-hours Returns
Park & lock the car. Place the completed contract & the keys in the Drop Box located in the Returns area. Remember to take your personal belongings with you.

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