If you want to see everything Santa Barbara has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from U-Save. Stop spending your vacation waiting on the bus, or being nickel and dimed with ride-shares or taxis. Having your own ride allows you to go to the attractions you want to see the most, whenever you want. Make your next trip to California even better with a U-Save car rental.
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Santa Barbara is a perfect town when you need some respite from hustle and bustle of a big city. With everything there is to do and see, you will need your own vehicle to see all you can during your getaway. And if you need to mix it up from Santa Barbara's easy-going vibes, then get behind the wheel of your U-Save rental car and see what else is out there.
We work with many of the most dependable rental car companies, like U-Save, to not only get you the car you need for your vacation, but also get you the best price. We can help you and your journey get off on the right foot.
What you need to know before you go
How do I get the best deals on a Santa Barbara U-Save rental car?
We try to get you the best rates, whether you book. However, booking your car ahead of time can help keep spending low. Make sure to not add an additional driver and read the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees.
Do I need to bring anything special when I pick up my rental car in Santa Barbara?
You'll need to bring credit card, as well as your driver's license.
What's the minimum age to rent a car in Santa Barbara?
U-Save's minimum age to rent a car in Santa Barbara is 21. Take time to review U-Save's policies, as there could be added fees if you are under 25 in most cases or for higher category cars especially.
Is there a particular car I should 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 automobiles are good for short drives and are easier to park. Commute times in Santa Barbara are close to 32 minutes, so you may find a mid-size vehicle or SUV more comfortable. Or if you want to keep your emissions down, then go for a hybrid vehicle. Those looking for a little extravagance on their Santa Barbara getaway can choose the premium category for a car like a Cadillac or Audi or similar.
Is insurance required when you rent a car in the United States?
You are required to have insurance before you rent from U-Save in the United States. Many of the major credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover) usually offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles, like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Santa Barbara. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Does U-Save require a deposit at the time of booking my rental car?
U-Save does require a deposit when you book your rental car. U-Save will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your vehicle for your trip. Please note that the deposit can vary greatly depending on the model and make of the vehicle.
Do I have to full up the tank before I take my car back to U-Save?
At CarRentals.com, we encourage a full tank policy. You pick up your U-Save rental with a full tank, and you will want to refuel up to the amount you picked the car up with. For a cheaper rate, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring your car back to U-Save. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Do I need unlimited miles when I drive in Santa Barbara?
Santa Barbara has enough 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.
Can I get a one-way rental from U-Save?
U-Save usually offers one-way rentals. You may find it more convenient to drop off your rental at a different location. However, there may be an additional fee when you opt for one-way.
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With so much to do and see in Santa Barbara, having access to a car lets you explore at your own pace. When you are ready to check out more of California, you can drive when you like, without trying to signal for a taxicab or sign up for a ride-share.
Before your next holiday, book your U-Save Santa Barbara rent-a-car and zip off to take in all the items on your itinerary. Reserve with CarRentals.com and hit the road in Santa Barbara, California.