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Budget Chile Rental Terms for travel between 26-Sep-2016 and 31-Dec-2024

Additional Drivers
All drivers must meet the same minimum age and driver’s license requirements as the renter and be present at the time of rental.  There is no additional driver fee.


Taking your vehicle outside the Country
Budget cars are permitted outside of Chile borders as long as the following restrictions are met. Budget Chile will not be responsible if the renter is not able to cross the border, if the renter did not fax all required paperwork to the Fax numbers below in the required time period. Renters going from any location in Chile to the Punta Arenas area will require a cross border permit.


General Policies:
    • Allowed to Argentina only (must cross at Geographical Border)
    • Reservation must be booked at least 7 days in advance
    • Renter must fax following prior to rental for special processing:
        Photocopy of driver’s license
        Photocopy of passport
        Reservation Number
        Fax to 56-2-5983233 or email to reservas@budget.cl
        The fee is 250.00 USD tax included for a rental up to 30 days
Argentina Citizens
    • Cannot cross from Chile to Argentina with a rented Chilean car
        Exception: Argentina citizens can cross if they have been living in Chile more than 5 years and they must prove their residency in Chile


Waiver and Protection Options
Loss Damage Waiver (LDW)
Purchase of LDW is optional. LDW includes damages for theft or total loss to the rented vehicle and third party responsibility up to a maximum of approximately 13,600.00 USD. 

Car Groups

Customer responsibility / Non-waivable Excess (NWE)

If LDW Accepted

If LDW Declined

If Rollover

IF Stolen

A, B, C, D, E, G, I, K, L,M


Full Value



N, O, XG, XL


Full Value



If LDW is declined the customer is required to sign 2 vouchers of a credit card with a statement indicating that in case of collision, damages or theft the customer will be fully responsible for the rental vehicle, theft, third party expenses and all expenses associated to the accident or theft. If the credit card does not have the amount requested as a guarantee from Budget, the client will have to accept and pay for LDW, otherwise the car will not be rented.

PAE – Personal Accident Insurance
Provides 1,200 USD for medical coverage for injuries due to an accident and 12,000 USD for accidental death or permanent disability due to an accident
Applies to the renter and all passengers in the vehicle. The insurance will start its covers after the car’s insurance and client’s personal medical insurance.

SLI – Supplemental Liability Insurance
SLI is available for purchase at the counter to raise the limits of coverage for damage to property and persons outside the Budget vehicle.


Driving License and ID Requirements
A valid driver’s license from the country of residence, passport and credit card must be presented in person at the time of rental.
Customers renting group N must be authorized by the driver’s license to drive vehicles for more than 11 passengers, otherwise the car will not be rented.


Fuel Charges
At the end of the rental the vehicle is to be returned with the same amount of fuel as it was rented with or fuel charges will apply.


Delivery and Collection
Pick up Service and Delivery service is available in the downtown areas and to area hotels. Arrangements should be made directly with the location.


Special Equipment
Child Safety/Booster Seats (CSS) are available on request at all locations except Punta Arenas for a fee of 6.00 USD per day, tax included. The seats are available for children up to age 1. 

Terms of booking on this website

Information disclaimer
The rates on this website are often heavily discounted. This is due to our negotiated rates and bulk buying power. On very rare occasions, a rate may be displayed incorrectly due to our, or a vehicle supplier's error. In such a case, if you book with us at a quoted rate that is incorrect, we will notify you of any price change and give you the option to proceed or cancel. We make every effort to keep information on our site up to date, but we cannot guarantee this website is free of errors or omissions and retain the right to update or change the information published at any time.

To the extent permitted by law we/the owners of this website will not be liable to you or to any third party (whether in contract, tort, or otherwise) for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage (including but not limited to any accident, injury, delay or loss of enjoyment) arising out of your reliance upon information contained on this website, including but not limited to your use (or inability to use) any products or services described or procured through this website.

When you pick up your vehicle, you will be required to sign a rental agreement with the supplier of the vehicle. Your rental and use of the vehicle will be governed by the terms of the rental agreement and any other documentation or information provided to you by the supplier at the time you pick up your vehicle. The rental agreement is between you and the supplier and we will not be liable to you or to any third party in relation to the terms of the supplier's rental agreement or any other documentation provided to you by the supplier at the time of pick up.

While we will make reasonable efforts to ensure we are representing only reputable suppliers, we make no warranty about the fitness or suitability of any third party (supplier) product or service and will not accept responsibility for the quality or fitness of any vehicle. We welcome feedback from our customers on their experience with our suppliers. We may, at our discretion, provide you with reasonable assistance in resolving any dispute you may have with a supplier.

Our total liability to you in relation to your use of this website and the information contained on this website will not exceed the dollar amount of the deposit we have received from you in relation to your booking/rental. Refunds will not be made for bookings cancelled due to inclement weather. Again, we strongly recommend that you take out travel insurance. Your use of this website is governed by the laws of New Zealand and the jurisdiction of the New Zealand courts.

Booking information
To make a booking you must complete our booking form which is easy to follow and secured with the latest encryption technology. Once we receive your form, we will, subject to availability, confirm your booking by emailing you a confirmation voucher and invoice.

If you are booking via phone, please make sure you have read the terms and conditions of the vehicle you wish to rent first. Our reservations consultant will ask you if you have read the terms and agree to them before proceeding. The onus is always on the renter to ensure they make themselves fully aware of the terms displayed on our website.

Information disclosure
In booking on this website you acknowledge that we disclose your information to your selected Supplier in order to provide the requested rental services.

Vehicle capacity and fitness to drive
Under no circumstances are you permitted to carry more passengers than the vehicle you rent is legally registered to carry, and if you do your insurance may be invalidated. The number of seatbelts (and passengers) is indicated next to each vehicle on this website. Luggage capacity where shown is an indication only and we will not be responsible should you be unable to fit your entire luggage into a vehicle. It is your responsibility to choose a journey that is within your capabilities. A vehicle supplier can refuse to rent a vehicle to any person who is in their opinion unfit to drive or does not meet eligibility requirements. In such circumstances we will have no further liability to you.

Refund Policy
In the event of cancellation, any deposit amounts paid at the time of booking are non-refundable. 

If you are unsatisfied with our service, please contact us within 48 hours of placing your booking or request and we will work to resolve any issues and determine if compensation is due. In the event you have completed your rental and are unhappy with your vehicle, we are happy to assist you in seeking compensation from the operator of the vehicle.

This website is owned and operated by Online Republic Ltd. Our financial centre and marketing office is based at Level 5, 12 Madden Street, Wynyard Quarter, Auckland, New Zealand. In Australia, we are based at Suite 3.01, 11 Queens Rd, Melbourne VIC 3004. Thank you for booking with us.

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