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Budget Car Rental, Airport SCAM

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Greer, SC
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reviews: 31
Budget Car Rental, Airport SCAM

Rented a car at Wichita Airport. Didn't take the gas pre-pay option. Returned the car with a FULL gas tank. Got charged $74.71 for gas AFTER THE FACT. I called them. I was told they added 7.5 gals of gas to the FULL TANK i returned. SCAM!!! AVOID THIS CAR RENTAL LOCATION LIKE THE PLAGUE!!!

Wichita, Kansas
Destination Expert
for Wichita
posts: 643
reviews: 120
1. Re: Budget Car Rental, Airport SCAM

I have never had problems with Budget Rental Car at the airport, and have rented many times over the last 13 years. Do you have the gas receipt you can provide to them, or a credit card statement with the amount? How did they come up with $74.71 for 7.5 gallons of gas?

wichita,ks
Destination Expert
for Wichita
posts: 1,619
reviews: 46
2. Re: Budget Car Rental, Airport SCAM

Almost $10.00 per gallon seems very expensive, even for a rental company. Two weeks ago Hertz was $4.00.

WestSlope,CO
Destination Expert
for Colorado
posts: 7,442
reviews: 82
3. Re: Budget Car Rental, Airport SCAM

Talk to your credit card company and dispute the charge.

Greer, SC
posts: 2
reviews: 31
4. Re: Budget Car Rental, Airport SCAM

Budget Wichita corrected the problem after I disputed it with any number of agencies. In fact, I spoke with the "man" at HQ (nice guy BTW) and we got it all straightened out. Bad experience, good ending.

5. Re: Budget Car Rental, Airport SCAM

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