Looking to protect your cash or valuables but don’t want to break the bank?

Then our budget safe range will be the perfect solution for you. We have put together our top 5 choices to choose from with advantages and disadvantages of each safe listed below.

The Best 5 Budget Safes

These are the 5 safes that our expert judges to be the best:

    1. Chubbsafes Air 15E
    2. Phoenix Rhea SS0103E
    3. De Raat Domestic Safe DS 4040E
    4. Burton Primo Home Safe Size 1
    5. BurgWachter PointSafe P2EFS

No 1. Chubbsafes Air 15E

In first place is the Chubbsafes Air 15E, it is ideal for home or small business use. It has an easy to use digital electronic lock and comes equipped with a manual override key should the battery power ever fail. The key lock option is also available in the Air 15 if preferred.

This safe has been simply designed and provides an excellent solution for storing small amounts of cash, passports and valuables in the home or workplace. The safe has a value storage for cash up to £1,000 and valuables up to £10,000.

Secure locking and anchoring through the floor and wall

The Air 15E is equipped with solid boltwork including 18mm live locking bolts and has concealed internal hinges for extra security. Anchoring of the safe is done via the base or back using the 4 bolts supplied. One removable shelf is also supplied with the safe.

Advantages and disadvantages of the Chubbsafes Air 15E in brief

  • Lightweight and good quality
  • User friendly digital electronic lock
  • Cash rating £1,000 / valuables rating £10,000
  • Can be anchored to the base or wall (bolts supplied)
  • Competitively priced
  • Only 1 user code adjustable
  • Safe not certified

View the Chubbsafes Air 15E on our website


No 2. Phoenix Rhea SS0103E

In second place is the Phoenix Rhea SS0103E, The Rhea is a compact home safe that can used for storing a 15.5” laptop along with small amounts of cash and valuables. It has an easy to use digital keypad with an LCD display.

This safe is straight forward, user friendly and ideal for storing small amounts of cash, passports and valuables. The safe has a value storage for cash up to £1,000 and valuables up to £10,000.

15.5" laptop can be kept secure

The Rhea is equipped with solid boltwork with live locking bolts and has concealed internal hinges for extra security. Anchoring of the safe is done via the base or back using the 4 bolts supplied. A manual override key is also supplied with the safe.

Advantages and disadvantages of the Phoenix SS0103E in brief

  • Lightweight and good quality
  • User friendly digital electronic lock
  • Cash rating £1,000 / valuables rating £10,000
  • Can be anchored to the base or wall (bolts supplied)
  • Can fit a 15.5” laptop
  • Carpeted floor for valuables protection
  • The lock has an audit trail facility
  • Safe not certified

View the Phoenix Rhea SS0103E on our website


No 3. De Raat Domestic Safe DS 4040E

In third place is De Raat Domestic DS 4040E safe, it is a basic and simple private safe for storing personal belongings at home or an office. It has an easy to use digital electronic lock and comes equipped with a manual override key should the battery power ever fail.

This safe is straight forward, user friendly and ideal for storing small amounts of cash, passports and valuables. The safe has a value storage for cash up to £1,000 and valuables up to £10,000.

Concealed internal hinges for extra security

The De Raat 4040E is equipped with solid boltwork including 18mm live locking bolts and has concealed internal hinges for extra security. Anchoring of the safe is done via the base or back using the 4 bolts supplied. A manual override key is also supplied with the safe.

Advantages and disadvantages of the De Raat 4040 Domestic safe in brief

  • Can be anchored to the floor or wall
  • Supplied with 2 emergency keys
  • Cheap compact home safe
  • Cash rating £1,000 / valuables rating £10,000
  • Removable shelf included
  • Limited protection against burglary, not certified
  • Weak locking mechanism

View the De Raat Domestic Safe DS 4040E on our website


No 4. Burton Primo Home Safe Size 1.

In fourth place is the Burton Primo home safe size 1, a modern and simple home safe for storing small amount of cash or valuables. We also have size 2 and 3 available if a larger safe is required.

It has an easy to use digital electronic keypad complete with an LCD display. It is ideal for storing small amounts of cash, passports and valuables. The safe has a value storage for cash up to £1,000 and valuables up to £10,000.

Anti-bump solenoid protection

The Primo home is equipped with 19mm live locking bolts and has concealed internal hinges for extra security. The safe also has anti-bump solenoid which prevents the safe from being bumped open.

Advantages and disadvantages of the Burton Primo Home Safe Size 1 in brief

  • Can be anchored to the floor or wall
  • Supplied with emergency override key
  • Modern design
  • Lightweight
  • Cash rating £1,000 / valuables rating £10,000
  • Carpet interior to protect valuables
  • Not certified
  • No shelf for size 1

View the Burton Primo Home Safe Size 1 on our website


No 5. BurgWachter PointSafe P2EFS

In fifth place is the BurgWachter PointSafe PSEFS, this compact safe is supplied with an electronic keypad alongside a biometric fingerprint scanner for added security.

It has a digital electronic keypad for entry but is also supplied with a secure finger scanner for quick and easy access to the safe. The safe has a value storage for cash up to £1,000 and valuables up to £10,000.

Double walled door for added protection

The Pointsafe has been constructed from solid single walled steel with the addition of an anti-drill plate in the door frame for added protection.

Advantages and disadvantages of the BurgWachter PointSafe PSEFS in brief

  • Can be anchored to the floor or wall
  • Includes biometric fingerprint scanner
  • Supplied with override key and emergency code
  • Cash rating £1,000 / valuables rating £10,000
  • Removable shelf included
  • Optional hotel mode for guests if required
  • Not certified
  • No time delay

View the BurgWachter PointSafe PSEFS on our website


Questions or remarks about the top 5 budget safes ?

Depending on your further requirements for the safe, you can make a choice from these top 5 budget safes. You can also take a look at our full range of budget safes. Do you have any questions regarding the budget safes? Please contact our experts directly via our contact page.