Santa Barbara Car Rentals

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Hyundai Elantra

or equivalent Intermediate

passengers

5

luggage

3

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automatic

A/C

Yes

from

$19 /day

SANTA BARBARA MUNICIPAL, Goleta, CA 93117

Chevrolet Impala

or equivalent Premium and Luxury

passengers

5

luggage

4

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automatic

A/C

Yes

from

$24 /day

16 S LA CUMBRE ROAD SANTA BARBARA DT HLE, Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Ford Fiesta

or equivalent Economy

passengers

5

luggage

0

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automatic

A/C

Yes

from

$32 /day

500 Fowler Road, SANTA BARBARA, CA CA 93117

Compact Drive happy

or equivalent Special Cars

passengers

4

luggage

2

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automatic

A/C

Yes

from

$32 /day

SANTA BARBARA MUNICIPAL AIRPORT 500 FOWLER ROAD, Goleta, CA 93117-1655

Buick Lacrosse

or equivalent Premium and Luxury

passengers

5

luggage

5

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automatic

A/C

Yes

from

$35 /day

SANTA BARBARA MUNICIPAL AIRPORT 500 FOWLER ROAD, Goleta, CA 93117-1655

Audi Q3

or equivalent Suv and Crossover

passengers

5

luggage

1

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automatic

A/C

Yes

from

$48 /day

SANTA BARBARA MUNICIPAL, Santa Barbara, CA 93117

Prices are based on searches made during the previous 7 days. Price is dynamic and varies based on the date of the booking, length of rental and car class.
There is no guarantee this price will be in effect at the time of your search.

34 east montecito street

Average Pick-Up time: 0-10 minutes

10.0 Out of 10 (Based on 2 reviews)

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Lance Maassen Reviewed on Dec 3, 2018 3:40 AM

Very efficient

633 e cabrillo boulevard, fess prkrs dbl tree hotel

Average Pick-Up time: 21-30 minutes

7.1 Out of 10 (Based on 7 reviews)

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be Reviewed on Apr 7, 2019 4:53 PM

i will nevet rent from car rentals again: while making the reservation the hours of operation are not clearly stated. a late arrival resulted in missing office staff which then resulted in multiple taxi fees. moreover the hotel name where the car rental service is located had changed morr than 6 months ago but this information was not updated on the reservation website. the hotel's address was also not clearly visible which caused me extra time after a more than 24 hour journer. finallt the car rental booking company was very difficult to deal with and would not reimburse me for the extra fees incurred.

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Alexis Reviewed on Apr 2, 2019 12:04 AM

Not only did I not receive the car I had paid for, the man at the desk tried to up sell me three times. First he tried to get me to take a car for $20 MORE a day, then $10 more, then $5 more. I had to keep saying no until he finally gave me the price I had signed up for. He also told me that he accidentally gave the car I wanted to the guy in front of me, but then later said that I would have to wait 20 min. for the car I wanted. When I said I'd wait he quickly gave me a different car. Overall it was a confusing and frustrating process in which I felt like he was trying to get more money out of me.

415 w central avenue, lompoc

Average Pick-Up time: 0-10 minutes

10.0 Out of 10 (Based on 1 review)

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Ron45 Reviewed on Aug 12, 2018 6:00 PM

Great experience, but was a little disturbed that I purchased insurance twice...once when I registered on-line to rent the car and another when I picked up the car. Why did I need two insurance policies?? I would LOVE if I was re-imbursed for the $36.00 policy I bought when I rented the car on-line. When I picked up the car I was told that insurance was NOT valid and I needed to purchase additional insurance?

We collected 55 reviews in total for all stations in Santa Barbara, California, United States of America with an average score of 8.8/10.
Please be aware that some of these reviews may have been translated automatically into English.

Car rentals in Santa Barbara: All you need to know

A Santa Barbara car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of California has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Santa Barbara. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

How do I find a great deal on a rental car in Santa Barbara?

CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to book budget-friendly rates. Just enter your travel dates and scroll down the list of car rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Santa Barbara has to offer. You should also:

  • Take time to compare vehicle pricing
  • Avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which can be more expensive
  • Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
  • Search and reserve in advance

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Santa Barbara rental car.

What rental companies have outlets in Santa Barbara?

In Santa Barbara, there are a few rental car providers to choose from, like Enterprise. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Santa Barbara?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this California town means you're bound to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Santa Barbara?

Normally, to rent a car in Santa Barbara you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to review the supplier's terms to find any additional charges will be before you reserve your rental.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Santa Barbara?

Insurance is always needed, no matter where you rent a vehicle. That said, you might already be covered by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, your policies may not provide 100% coverage, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Santa Barbara. Check ahead of time and, if it's needed, you can conveniently add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.

What is the difference between all the fuel policies?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Santa Barbara.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Santa Barbara?

If you want to see all that Santa Barbara and maybe even the rest of California offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Santa Barbara. Go over the fine print to make certain they are actually "unlimited."

What are some things to do in Santa Barbara?

There is tons to see and do in Santa Barbara. Some of Santa Barbara's most popular attractions are:

  • El Presidio de Santa Barbara
  • East Beach
  • Santa Barbara Zoo

Lucky for you, you'll be able to drive to the one you want or visit them all.

Before you drive off

Be sure you go over a few items before you leave the rental lot on your Santa Barbara adventure. It's worth the time to:

  • Walk around your vehicle and be sure there is no damage or scrapes. If so, write it down on your paperwork
  • Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
  • Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new city

Book your Santa Barbara rental car today

When you book with CarRentals.com, you know you can depend on a wonderful set of wheels that will result in more extra money to spare. Cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Santa Barbara car rental when you book with us. We'll see you around town.