Rent a Car at St Petersburg/Clearwater Apo (PIE)

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St Petersburg/Clearwater Apo (PIE)


14700 Terminal Blvd,
Clearwater, FL, Florida, 33762, United States


(1) 727-524-3895

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Hours of Operation:

Sun - Sat 8:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Free pickup service available

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


Location Information

Where is Budget at the St. Petersburg Airport?

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: Airline passengers go to baggage claim. Meets all flights & MUST have airline and flight number.
CARS: Parked outside the baggage claim area.
RETURNS: Same as pick-up.
AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Allowed. Park & lock vehicle. Place keys & completed contract in the drop box located on the rental counter.
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.

PIE Airport Rental Car Return

When it’s time to catch your return flight home, follow signs as you approach the airport to lead you to Budget rental car return at 14700 Terminal Blvd, Clearwater, FL, 33762. The location is the same address as rental car pickup, conveniently situated next to the baggage claim area.

Clearwater Airport Car Rental Information

If you’re planning a trip to St. Petersburg or Clearwater, Florida, make sure to include outdoor adventures and a variety of unique museums on your itinerary. Spend time on one of St. Petersburg’s white sand beaches, or check out the popular Corey Avenue for fun shops and galleries.

You’ll want to pick up any needed car rentals at St. Petersburg–Clearwater airport to maximize your time and enjoy convenient transportation during your stay. Budget offers great rates on reliable vehicles. Use the form above to make your reservation today.

Fastbreak Membership: Participate in Fastbreak Membership with Budget to receive exclusive deals and speed up your experience with car rental at Clearwater airport.

Cheap Prices: We are pleased to offer our customers a variety of discounts and deals, including our Best Rate Guarantee.

PIE Rental Cars

Still deciding which PIE airport car rental is best for you? Consider your plans and choose the vehicle that suits your needs. Budget has everything from SUVs to luxury sedans, so you’ll be able to choose just the right fit. Choose a minivan to take your family to Fort De Soto Park or a convertible to enjoy the ocean views. Check out some of our many options below.


Exploring outdoor destinations like Egmont Key National Wildlife Refuge? Pack all your gear in a roomy and comfortable SUV rental from Budget.

Long-Term Car Rentals

If you’re spending an extended period of time in St. Petersburg, choose a monthly car rental to simplify your transportation plans.


You can’t beat minivan rentals in St. Petersburg if you’re traveling with small children. Rent a 12- or 15-passenger van when traveling with a large group.

Luxury Cars

Enjoy the charm of John’s Pass Village as you cruise around in a sports car or luxury SUV from Budget.

Small to Full-Size Cars

We have a variety of sedans for you to choose from. Sedans are ideal for traveling around the city.


A trip to Treasure Island Beach can only be improved when you rent a convertible.

Escape the St. Petersburg, FL, Airport with a Budget Car Rental

Whether you’re here because of a short business trip or an extended layover, make the most of your time by escaping the airport and enjoying the gorgeous scenery around you. You’ll find it all in this charming seaside town. Grab your car rental at St. Petersburg, FL, airport and check out these nearby restaurants and hotels.

Nearby Restaurants

  • Bascom’s Chop House

  • Aviators Tavern

  • Cafe Ponte

Hotels Within 3 Miles or Less

  • Comfort Inn & Suites

  • Residence Inn by Marriott St. Petersburg Clearwater

  • Sleep Inn

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