Free Lonely Planet Road Trip Guides

Lonely Planet

Are you ready for a journey full of adventure?

Ditch the mundane day to day and discover all the wonderful things this bizarre planet has to offer? From coastal kayaking to whale watching and all the fun in between, make your dream trip a reality!  Enjoy up to 10% off on your Budget Car hire plus a free Lonely Planet drive guide. Feel like King Kong and save on your car hire today!

Once you have made your reservation with us, we will send you an email detailing how to retrieve your free Lonely Planet drive guide

Offer Terms

  • The savings of up to 10% applies to Budget Inbound leisure rates and is applicable only to the time and mileage charges of the rental.
  • Discount valid on rentals booked and rented from 1st April - 31st December 2016. 
  • Offer does not apply to car group X. Optional products and refueling are extra.
  • Please mention BCD H010505 to take advantage of this offer.
  • Offer is available on Inbound rentals at participating locations in the U.S. and Canada.
  • Offer may not be used in conjunction with any other BCD number, promotion or offer.
  • Offer is subject to vehicle availability at the time of rental and may not be available on some rates at some times, including some online rates at
  • Car rental return restrictions may apply.
  • Offer is subject to change without notice.
  • Holiday and other blackout periods may apply.
  • Renter must meet Budget age, driver and credit requirements.
  • Minimum age may vary by location.
  • An additional daily surcharge may apply for renters under 25 years old.

Are you sure you wish to Decline CDW?

Why would I wish to Decline CDW?

Certain American or Canadian issued Gold/Platinum credit cards may provide car rental CDW coverage. Holders of these cards may wish to decline CDW and Theft Protection Insurance.

Understanding CDW & Theft Protection Insurance

CDW (Collision Damage Waiver) and Theft Protection Insurance reduce your financial liability for damage or theft of the vehicle and are included in your quote by default. By declining these insurances you are taking responsibility to arrange your own cover and assume full financial liability up to the value of the vehicle for losses arising as a result of loss or damage to the vehicle.

Requirements for Declining CDW & Theft Protection

Written proof of CDW and Theft Protection coverage in Ireland will be required when picking up the vehicle. We recommend that you fully understand the conditions of cover provided by your credit card company when using your card for insurance cover. Customers declining CDW and Theft Protection are required to to leave a pre-authorisation of EUR €5,000 on their credit card. An administration fee of EUR €28.38 applies for use of this service.Customers declining CDW and Theft Protection are required to to leave a pre-authorisation of GBP £5,000 on their credit card. An administration fee of GBP £30.00 applies for use of this service.

If you are certain you wish to decline CDW use the button below, otherwise press the cancel button.