For the best service and the experience in this business, the first contract of franchise with Corporation Budget Rent a Car International, Inc. was signed on August 19th, 1978 which is an enterprise founded in the United States of America in 1958 and has become one of the three largest enterprises of the world in this kind of business. This contract gave Centriz Costa Rica, S.A. the right to use the name and the brand Budget Car Rental; it also requests it to work under the recognized international standards of service of worldwide quality, which is the same used for the last 35 years since its foundation as a franchise of Budget Car Rental.
Budget Rent a Car Corporation in the United States was founded in 1958 in Los Angeles, California with only 10 cars. In 1960 it created the system of independent franchises and its development was fruitful in the following years. In 1987 it offered its stocks to the stock market in New York. In 2002, Budget Car Rental Corporation is bought in the United States by Cendant Corporation, the owner of a large array of enterprises in several sectors of the economy. Later CENDANT divided and created AVISBUDGET GROUP as the largest corporation on the market, it had more than 6,000 locations for rent in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, Australia, New Zealand and others in Europe, Asia y Africa, and it is the second company with more fleet in the United States. Budget Car Rental is one of the unique enterprises in the world with true recognized presence and prestige in the world.