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Sarasota/Bradenton Intl Airprt (SRQ)
If flying in, the rental counter is within the terminal with a short walk to the car lot.
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.
CARS: Vehicles are parked in the front of baggage claim in the Rental Car Ready line & return lot.
RETURNS: Same as pick-up.
AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Park & lock the car. Place the completed contract & the keys in the key drop box. Remember to take your personal belongings with you. Customer may drop their keys and paperwork in the drop box located at the counters in the baggage claim area. The airport terminal is open 24-hours.
Optimum members will be met in front of the Budget counter in baggage claim area and their vehicle will be brought to the curb.
Sarasota Airport Car Rental
An SRQ car rental is waiting to help you reach Sunset Beach and other popular destinations around the city. Don’t wait until the last second; book your car rental at the Sarasota, FL airport today to secure your ideal vehicle!
Fastbreak Membership: After you land, you’re so close to the beach and yet so far. Get there quickly with a Budget Fastbreak Membership. This program allows you to jump to the front of the line at the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport and also earn Budget Bucks.
Cheap Prices: Hotels, flights, and eating can add up quickly. Cut down your expenses on this trip with a cheap car rental in Sarasota. Choose from a variety of models, all at competitive rates. Plus, you can add on coupons or discounts, and don’t forget about our Best Rate Guarantee: if you come across an identical Budget rental for a cheaper price somewhere else, we’ll match it.
What is the best type of car to rent in Sarasota, FL?
Sarasota’s main attractions are its beaches, so our popular rentals in the area are convertibles and SUVs. Convertible rentals are great for romantic getaways or small parties, whereas SUVs and van rentals help transport those with large traveling groups. But don’t limit yourself to just these options. Read more about our other models below.
No amount of beach gear will phase a 5-, 7-, or 8-passenger SUV. Fill some coolers to the brim and bring along some paddleboards.
With sliding doors, captain’s chairs, and plenty of storage, minivan rentals give you plenty to love. Enjoy ample comfort and storage on your way to the beach.
During family reunions and large group trips, you may need to pull out the big guns with our passenger vans.