Rent a Car at Charleston Intl Airport (CHS)

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Charleston Intl Airport (CHS)


5500 International Blvd,
Charleston, SC, South Carolina, 29418, United States


(1) 843-552-1771

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Hours of Operation:

Sun - Sat 7:00 AM - 1:00 AM

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 Charleston 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: Located in the terminal near baggage claim.

VEHICLES: Located outside terminal.

RETURNS: Same as pick-up.

AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Available. Park & lock the vehicle. Place the completed contract & the keys in the Drop Box located on counter. Please remember to take your personal belongings with you.
When you arrive, go to the Budget 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.

CHS Rental Car Return

It’s easy to return your rental car to 5500 International Blvd, Charleston, SC 29418. This is the same location as rental car pickup, so it’s easy to recognize if you also picked up your vehicle at the airport. Get to the return area by following signs for Rental Car Return as you approach the airport.

Charleston Airport Car Rental Information

When you’re seeking the best car rental at the Charleston airport, look no further than Budget. You’ll love the wide selection of affordable vehicles and the convenience of picking up your rental car right at the airport. Download our easy-to-use Budget mobile app and enjoy other advantages when you reserve your vehicle with us.

Fastbreak Membership: Become a Fastbreak member and you’ll enjoy a range of Budget perks. Skip the line at the rental counter, enjoy exclusive deals and discounts, and more!

Cheap Prices: You’ll always find a variety of offers, discounts, and coupons available at Budget, and our Best Rate Guarantee ensures you get the lowest rate on a Budget vehicle.

CHS Rental Cars

Charleston is a diverse city, perfect for all types of visitors, and you’ll enjoy a wide range of CHS airport car rentals, to help you explore. Check out all your options for Charleston airport car rental by entering your trip details into the form above.

SUV Rental

Whether you’re taking photos on Rainbow Row or fishing on Folly Beach Pier, you’ll love having a powerful SUV rental to get you there.

Van Rental

Minivan rental is ideal for families headed to the beach on Sullivan’s Island or for a group of adults who want room to spread out on a trip to Savannah.

Rent a roomy 12- or 15-passenger van at Charleston International Airport when you’re taking a tour group to Magnolia Plantation or attending a family reunion on James Island.

Luxury Car Rental

Choose from coupe sports cars, muscle cars, premium sedans, or elite SUVs and cruise King Street in style.

Convertible Rental

You’ll love having a convertible so you can check out scenic Fort Sumter or Boone Hall Plantation without any obstructions blocking your view.

Long-Term Car Rental

Sticking around town for a while? Get a monthly car rental and enjoy the flexibility of having a long-term vehicle while in Charleston.

Escape CHS with a Budget Car Rental

Stuck at Charleston International Airport? Whether you’re on a long layover, here for a quick business trip, or stuck because of a delayed flight, you’ll love escaping the airport for a while to explore all our historic city has to offer. Grab a car rental at the Charleston, SC, airport and head to the beach, check out the downtown area, or take a stroll at the park.

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