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Recently Booked Santa Barbara Muni Car Rentals from $ 27.29/day

Special

(Kia Soul or Similar)

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  • 5
  • 5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 27.29 /day

($ 27.29 total)

Special

(Kia Soul or Similar)

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  • 5
  • 5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 28.03 /day

($ 84.10 total)

Special

(Kia Soul or Similar)

special
  • 5
  • 5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 28.03 /day

($ 84.10 total)


Special

(Kia Soul or Similar)

special
  • 5
  • 5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 28.03 /day

($ 84.10 total)

Compact

(Nissan Versa Note or Similar)

compact
  • 4
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 28.11 /day

($ 84.33 total)

Compact

(Nissan Versa Note or Similar)

compact
  • 4
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 28.25 /day

($ 112.99 total)


Prices are based on bookings made during the previous 42 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.

Santa Barbara Muni Car Rental Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.36 out of 5 with 11 ratings

Alamo

"If everything in life was so easy. This would be a perfect world. Great service and value. Thanks"

(Reviewed on August 18, 2015 )

Dollar

"My wife and I had a great experience. Thank you!"

(Reviewed on June 23, 2015 )


Budget

"Nathan @ The Santa Barbara, California Airport is a true proffesional.He is very kind and courteous. There were several customers at the Budget desk. Nathan greeted all customers and let them know he'd be right with them. ..." Read more

(Reviewed on January 20, 2015 )

Alamo

"Overall it was a great trip. The car we drove, a Chrysler 300 was superb value for what I paid, and I would certainly do it again!"

(Reviewed on October 18, 2014 )


Alamo

"Santa Barbara Car rental - confusing as thee is no Alamo sign - actually handled by National. There needs to be a larger sign stating that. Thanks"

(Reviewed on August 13, 2014 )

Enterprise

"yes/ awesome. thank you"

(Reviewed on July 20, 2014 )


Enterprise

"My only challenge was that we rented a navigation system - and when I enquired on how to use it - I was told that it was easy to figure out (they didn't appear to be too busy to show me!) Well needless to say - it never wo..." Read more

(Reviewed on April 16, 2014 )

Enterprise

"Mike was extremely professional and knowledgeable, friendly and courteous. I hope that you have more employees like him or that he moves up to train more employees like himself. He is stellar! Danielle"

(Reviewed on March 27, 2014 )


Hertz

"CarRentals.com gave me a quote half that offered by Hertz directly and we had a great experience overall. Hertz didn't treat us any differently and even gave us an upgrade vehicle."

(Reviewed on March 04, 2014 )

Enterprise

"Very satisfied!!"

(Reviewed on February 06, 2014 )


Please be aware that some of these reviews may have been translated automatically into English.

Renting a Car at Santa Barbara Airport (SBA): Everything you need to know

With your itinerary on hand, you can feel the excitement. Once you grab your suitcases, your vacation can begin this great city, as you discover all that it has to offer. While staying in Santa Barbara, you will desire a car to check out everywhere on your itinerary. There is no faster way to start your vacation right away than to snag your own car. Below is practically all the info you want to know to ensure your rental experience at Santa Barbara Airport (SBA) goes as worry-free as possible.

Where do I locate the most affordable rental car company at Santa Barbara Airport?

You are in the perfect place if you are trying to find the best price on your Santa Barbara car rental. If you want to maximize your savings, try to:

  • Compare daily and weekly rates from all the different suppliers
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get your preferred vehicle of your choice and save more
  • Check the mileage and fuel policies. You don't want to be surprised with added costs

Do I have to be a certain age to book a Santa Barbara car rental?

You can rent a car in Santa Barbara if you are at least 21. Be aware that you will most likely be charged an additional fee if you are under 25. Moreover, the age restriction may be different for premium, large capacity, SUVs, or other higher category vehicles. Check with the rental car company before you book.

What car rental suppliers have counters at Santa Barbara Airport?

There are 10 car rental companies at the Santa Barbara Airport. Rent from suppliers like Hertz, U-Save, National, and Budget, plus several more. With a wide variety of incredible choices, you are certain to get the rate and the vehicle that you want.

Is insurance necessary for Santa Barbara car rentals?

In Santa Barbara you do need to have insurance before you rent. You can purchase additional insurance through your supplier, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental. While many of the major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, give some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Check your credit card issuer's policy before you decide. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.

Do I need to bring anything special when I pick up my car rental in Santa Barbara?

You will need to bring your driver's license and a credit card in your name.

Am I required to fill my tank before I return my rental car back?

We advise a full tank policy. You should get your car with a full tank. If you return your rental with less fuel than you began with, the company may charge a premium to top it off. If you want to save some money, you should find a gas station before you bring it back.

Will my Santa Barbara rental car have unlimited mileage?

Santa Barbara has plenty to keep you busy, however you may want to head to other nearby attractions to find out what else the area has to offer. You can explore the rest of the area free of mileage limits when you drive to find out what else California has to offer.

Can I get a one-way rental for my Santa Barbara trip?

Most suppliers usually offer one-way rentals. You may find it more convenient to return your vehicle at a different location. However, there may be an additional charge when you pick one-way.

Is there a particular car I should reserve for my trip to Santa Barbara?

That all depends on your needs and what you will be doing. Compact or economy automobiles are easier to park and good for short commutes. In Santa Barbara, people commute on average 32 minutes, and you may feel a SUV or mid-size car more comfortable. Or if you want to keep your emissions down, then choose a hybrid vehicle. Those looking for a dash of extravagance on their Santa Barbara vacation can choose a higher-end model like a Cadillac or Audi or similar.

Book your ride from SBA today

What are you waiting for? Your Santa Barbara vacation is coming up, so book your rental car today to get your special deal with CarRentals.com. It will take just a few seconds to set up your car rental in Santa Barbara, and then you will be good to go once you land. You'll be over the moon when you see how much you'll save by choosing to book your rental car with us. Let us help you save money and cross off another item on your trip's checklist at the same time.