There is no better way to see everything Santa Barbara has to offer than by getting behind the wheel of your Enterprise rental car. Stop wasting your vacation waiting on the bus, or being nickel and dimed with ride-shares or taxis. When you have the keys to your own car, you can go anywhere you want to go, when you want. Make your next vacation to California more enjoyable with an Enterprise rental car.
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Santa Barbara is a perfect destination when you want some respite from hustle and bustle of a big city. With everything there is to see and do, you'll need your own vehicle to see all you can while on your vacation. And if you need to see what else is around Santa Barbara, then jump behind the wheel of your Enterprise car rental and see what else is out there.
We work with many of the top rental car businesses in the industry. Enterprise started back in 1957 with only seven vehicles. Today, they are recognized as world-wide leader in the car-rental industry, with over 7,600 locations in 85 countries. Enterprise takes pride on fabulous customer service and being ready when you need them the most.
Frequently asked questions
How do I get a Santa Barbara Enterprise car rental at a great price?
CarRentals.com strives to get you the best price, no matter when you reserve your car. However, booking ahead of time can help you save even more. Be sure to read the mileage policy and don't add an extra driver to avoid any surprise fees.
What do I need to bring when I pick up my car in Santa Barbara?
You'll need to bring credit card, as well as your driver's license.
How old do I have to be to rent a car in Santa Barbara?
Enterprise's minimum age to rent a car in Santa Barbara is 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles, may have an added fee if you are under 25. Take time to check Enterprise's policies to determine what the total cost is before you book.
What kind of Enterprise rental car should I get for my trip to Santa Barbara?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Santa Barbara. Compact or economy cars are easier to park and great for short drives. Commute times in Santa Barbara average 32 minutes, so you may find a mid-size car or SUV provides a more comfortable ride. Or if you want to keep your emissions down, then go for a hybrid vehicle. Those looking for a bit of luxury on their Santa Barbara vacation can choose a higher-end category like a Cadillac or Audi or similar.
Is insurance required when you rent a car in the United States?
In the United States you do need to have insurance before you rent a car. Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check credit card company's policy before you decide. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Does Enterprise require a deposit at the time of booking my rental car?
Enterprise requires a deposit when you reserve your rental car. Enterprise will block the deposit on your credit once you book your rental for your trip to Santa Barbara. Please note that the deposit may vary greatly based on the make and model of the car.
Do I have to full up the tank before I take my car back to Enterprise?
At CarRentals.com, we advise a full to full policy. You should receive your car with a full tank, and you will want to refuel up to the amount you picked the car up with. If you want to save some money, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car to Enterprise.
Why should I get unlimited miles?
Santa Barbara has lots to keep you entertained, but you may want to head to nearby cities to find out what else California has to offer. You can explore the rest of the area free of mileage limits after you've checked off all the activities in Santa Barbara.
Does Enterprise offer one-way rentals in Santa Barbara?
Enterprise offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it easier to drop off your rental at another location. Don't forget there is typically an additional fee when you choose one-way.
Book today for great rates
With so much to do and see in Santa Barbara, having your own auto lets you explore at your own pace. When you are ready to explore more of California, you can go when you like, without having to wait for the bus or wave down a taxicab.
Before you head out of town, book your Enterprise Santa Barbara rent-a-car and take off to all the items on your itinerary at your leisure. Go through CarRentals.com and drive the road in Santa Barbara, California.