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With Fastbreak, our priority service for frequent travellers, we’ll make sure you’re on the road quickly and with no fuss.

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Fastbreak Global - “Get In, Get Out, Get Going... Fast!”

Whether you're a frequent business flyer or a holiday-maker, by quoting your RapidRez or Fastbreak Number to your reservation, you’ll receive priority service when arriving at the Fastbreak rental location, meaning you’re on the road faster. Fly through the airport, Faster Reservations and Faster Returns is all a part of the Fastbreak experience.

Our Fastbreak service is available at all our International Airports worldwide and other selected downtown locations.

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Easy Enrolment and its FREE

Budget Fastbreak makes renting a car faster and easier than ever before. Simply download the Fastbreak Master Rental Agreement - Enrolment Form and Profile to apply. Join now and say goodbye to waiting, to queues, to paperwork! Enrolling in Fastbreak is free.

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Faster Reservations

We'll keep your profile in our system. When you make a reservation just quote your Budget Fastbreak number and we'll make sure your rental agreement and the car of your preference are ready for you. To make a quick booking, select your pick up and drop off details using the Faster Reservations form at the left.

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Faster Rentals

Present your driver’s license to our staff for identification at the Budget Fastbreak counter. We will have your Budget Rental Agreement prepared, together with your vehicle keys and direct you to your vehicle. Click here to view your pick up rental location details.

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Faster Returns

Returning your car is faster too. Just pop your keys in the Fastbreak rental wallet, note the mileage and remaining fuel, then drop it off at the Fastbreak counter on your way and you're ready to fly. Click here to view your return rental location details.

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Faster Receipts

You can obtain a copy of your Rental Agreement/Tax Invoice from the our website. Click Previous Rentals on the top right of the navigation bar.

Are you a Budget Fastbreak or Rapidrez member? Please enter your six-character number and surname in this field. Corporate Fastbreak members should also enter there six-character number and surname in this field.

If youre a member of an organisation or company that partners with Budget, that organisation may have Direct PIN, OTTO or ACTO number. Add this number into the field shown.

A BCD (Budget Customer discount promotion code) is a 7 character code used for special offers that may be found in a variety of places in advertisements, on our deals page or emailed to you as part of our special E-newsletter offers. Enter the BCD into the BCD field; remember to check any terms and conditions applicable to the offer before you enter the BCD number.

If youre a Frequent Flyer member of FlyBuys member you may earn points on your rental charges, select the program you are a member of and enter your membership number and we will automatically credit your frequent flyer of FlyBuys membership with the applicable points after your rental has been completed.

If you are a member of an Australian motoring association you may be eligible to receive discounted rates from Budget. Please enter your membership number in this field.

Coupon or Discount numbers may be found in a variety of places in advertisements, on our deals page or emailed to you as part of our special E-newsletter offers. Enter the coupon number in the coupon/discount field. The value of the coupon will be attached to your reservation for reference. It will not be applied to the rental until you pick up the vehicle.

Enter your travel agency IATA or Budget assigned number in this field.

Many of our locations are unable to obtain insurance for under 21 year old drivers who are therefore required, prior to the start of the rental, to present an original Insurance Certificate of Currency - not a cover note - that indemnifies the replacement value of Budget's vehicle and third party property damage up to $20 million for any one occurrence. The certificate must be issued by a reputable insurer (as opposed to a broker) and is accepted at the discretion of the prospective location with which arrangements should be made directly. Please contact us on 1300 362 848.

Payment

Payment must be made by credit card when collecting the vehicle. The credit card holder needs to be present when the vehicle is collected. If your Fastbreak or Corporate Account has a charge back facility, such as Direct Pin, ACTO or OTTO, this does not apply to you.

When you collect your vehicle a pre-authorisation will be made on your credit card for the estimated value of the rental and any applicable security bond. Provided the vehicle is returned undamaged and no additional charges apply (e.g. fuel), the pre-authorisation is cancelled.

Debit Card Policies

Corporate

Budget Australia Corporate locations accept debit cards for rentals with some conditions. The card must:
Be issued by a recognised bank
Display the Visa or Master Card logo and hologram
Display the cardholder name
Display the card number
Prepaid and reloadable debit cards as well as travel cards and EFTPOS cards are not acceptable for rental.
A hold will be placed on your account for total rental charges, and funds must be available at time of pick up.
Charges will be processed after completion of the rental and if applicable the unused portion of the authorisation will be released by Budget. Please note that the hold may take up to 2-3 weeks to be released by your bank.
Budget will not be held responsible for any overdraft fees based on this policy

Licensee/Franchise

Not all Budget Australia Licensee/Franchise locations accept debit cards for rentals.

Conditions apply as per Corporate locations, with a possible additional hold amount. Funds must be available at time of pick up. Check at counter for further details.

Licence Requirements

To rent a vehicle you must present a valid unrestricted Drivers Licence (i.e. not a probationary Licence) that you have held for a minimum of 12 months. The Licence must include a photo of yourself and be written in English. If the Licence is not in English you must carry an English Translation and an International Driving Permit.

Optional Excess Reduction

In Australia, this reduces the excess in most cases by an amount dependent on the age of renter, location, type of vehicle and rate. Please contact your rental location for specific information on the reduced excess. Note: ER does not cover certain loss or damage and cannot be waived in full.

Subject to Budget Terms and Conditions of the rental agreement.

Optional Extras

Budget holds your request with your reservation however cannot guarantee availability until rental pickup.

Vehicle Type

Vehicles displayed are for demonstration purposes only. Brands and models may vary by location. Vehicles are subject to availability at time of rental.

Area of Use Restrictions

Restrictions may apply if you intend to take the vehicle outside the local area in which it is being collected. If you intend to do so, you must contact the pick up location prior to the rental for advice on availability or restrictions that may apply for this rental. In Western Australia and the Northern Territory the use of vehicles in certain areas is restricted to commercial 4WD vehicles only, please contact your rental location for more information. Vehicles are not to be taken off the Mainland of Australia unless connected by bridge (for example, travel between Brisbane and Stradbroke Island or Melbourne and Devonport is prohibited).

During the ski season, vehicles may not be taken above the snowline (unless advised otherwise). Please contact your selected branch for further information. Local driving conditions and restrictions vary between locations. We suggest you contact the pick up location for advice if you intend travelling outside the local area.

Additional Charges

In Australia, GST, Administration Fee, Airport Concession Recovery Fees or Premium Location Surcharges apply to optional coverage's, one way fees and any other miscellaneous charges (e.g. re-fuelling charges or late return fees). Any additional miscellaneous charges will incur these additional fees and taxes. Airport Concession Recovery fees or Premium Location Surcharges are charged at most Major Airport Locations.

Electronic Tolling Program

Budget rental vehicles are now registered on the RMS e-toll system so that tolls incurred by you when using a Budget vehicle on any Australian toll road can be recorded and billed to you by the RMS in an efficient manner. Currently, these toll roads are on the eastern seaboard of Australia (including the toll roads in the metropolitan areas of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane).

The NSW Roads and Maritime Services Service Fee payable by you for each calendar day that you use a toll road is $3.30 (if paying other than by cash) or $5.00 (if paying by cash) in addition to the toll charges. For full details, please view the complete Terms & Conditions of Rental.

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