With your itinerary on hand, you can feel the anticipation rising. As soon as you grab your luggage, your getaway can start in this exciting city, as you start your adventure. With all there is to see in Santa Barbara, you will want an automobile to go everywhere on your list. There is no better way to start your vacation right away than to rent your own set of wheels. Below is nearly all you'll want to make sure your car rental from Santa Barbara Airport (LPC) goes as simple as can be.
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The youngest age to rent a vehicle in Santa Barbara is 21. Please note there is commonly an added charge for anyone under 25. Also note, for higher categories, such as premium, large capacity vehicles, or SUVs, the age restrictions can be different. Confirm the company's policy before you book.
You'll find one rental company at the Santa Barbara Airport. With suppliers like Avis to help you get the automobile you desire, you know your getaway is off to a good start
In Santa Barbara you do need to have insurance before you rent a car. You may also buy additional insurance through your supplier, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. While many card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Double check your credit card company's policy before you book. Additionally, you can purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout if you are a citizen of the U.S.
You'll need to bring your driver's permit and a credit card in your name.
At CarRentals.com, we suggest a full tank policy. You receive the vehicle with full tank of gas, and you should bring it back it topped off. If you want to keep your expenses lower, find a filling station before you bring it back.
Santa Barbara might have enough to keep you busy, but you may want to drive to other areas to see what else California has going on. You can explore the rest of the area without worrying about mileage limits when you venture to see what else California has to offer.
Most car rental companies typically offer one-way rentals. You may find it easier to drop off your vehicle at another location. Be aware there may be an added charge when you opt for one-way.
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you will be doing. Economy or compact automobiles are good for short commutes and are easier to park. In Santa Barbara, people commute on average 32 minutes, and you may feel a SUV or mid-size car provides a more comfortable ride. If you want to lower your emissions and save on gas, then pick a hybrid vehicle. Those looking for a little extravagance on their Santa Barbara getaway can choose a higher-end vehicle like a Mercedes C-Class or Audi A4 or similar.
We will get you the top prices on rental cars in the city. Why spend tons of your getaway money when you can rent a car with CarRentals.com and have cash left over for the perfect getaway souvenir? Stop dreaming about a drive in Santa Barbara and keep clicking—you're almost there.