Car hire at Santa Barbara Airport

Car hire at Santa Barbara Airport

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Santa Barbara, CA, United States - Santa Barbara
2 Jun — 9 Jun
Same drop-off
Santa Barbara, CA, United States - Santa Barbara
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Santa Barbara Airport car rental reviews and directory

Rated #1
Alamo
Best rated
8.6 Excellent (140 reviews)
1 location in Santa Barbara Airport
Alamo
Locations in Santa Barbara Airport
  • 8.5
  • 8.7
  • 8.6
  • 8.8
  • 8.7
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Rated #2
Budget
8 Excellent (119 reviews)
1 location in Santa Barbara Airport
Budget
Locations in Santa Barbara Airport
  • 8
  • 8.3
  • 8
  • 8
  • 7.7
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Rated #3
Dollar
7.9 Good (103 reviews)
1 location in Santa Barbara Airport
Dollar
Locations in Santa Barbara Airport
  • 8.3
  • 8.4
  • 7.7
  • 7.6
  • 7.6
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Rated #4
Enterprise
8.2 Excellent (34 reviews)
1 location in Santa Barbara Airport
Enterprise
Locations in Santa Barbara Airport
  • 8.3
  • 8.4
  • 8.1
  • 7.9
  • 8
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Rated #5
Hertz
7.5 Good (72 reviews)
1 location in Santa Barbara Airport
Hertz
Locations in Santa Barbara Airport
  • 7.9
  • 7.9
  • 7.5
  • 7.5
  • 7.6
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Rated #6
Avis
8.1 Excellent (19 reviews)
1 location in Santa Barbara Airport
Avis
Locations in Santa Barbara Airport
  • 8.6
  • 8.2
  • 8.1
  • 8.1
  • 7.6
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Rated #7
Thrifty
7.4 Good (5 reviews)
1 location in Santa Barbara Airport
Thrifty
Locations in Santa Barbara Airport
  • 8.8
  • 9.2
  • 7.6
  • 7.2
  • 8.8
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Rated #8
National
7 Good (3 reviews)
1 location in Santa Barbara Airport
National
Locations in Santa Barbara Airport
  • 10
  • 8.6
  • 7.3
  • 7.3
  • 7.3
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Easirent
1 location in Santa Barbara Airport
Easirent
Locations in Santa Barbara Airport
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Sunnycars
1 location in Santa Barbara Airport
Sunnycars
Locations in Santa Barbara Airport
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495 travellers who rented a car in Santa Barbara Airport gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.1

Car rental locations at Santa Barbara Airport

Good to know

Most popular agency

Dollar

Most popular car type

Economy

Average price

C$ 58/day

Good deal

C$ 51/day

Top tips for renting a car at Santa Barbara Airport

  • Car rental at Santa Barbara Airport is a preferred option for many people, especially for business or pleasure trips. The car rental companies offer you the opportunity to rent a car and enjoy your trip with absolute freedom and flexibility. You get to drive at your own pace, take a break when you feel like and visit all the places that are on the itinerary. With a rental car at this airport, you get to pick the kind of vehicle that you feel comfortable driving. This gives you the freedom to explore all the nooks and corners of the city at your own comfort.
  • The common car types available for rental are compact, intermediate, and standard cars. Since the Santa Barbara Airport is small, you will find it easy to navigate around with any of these models. However, if you prefer something that offers more space, then you can go for a mid-size or luxury car. These cars require a higher fee but are worth it for those who like to have a lavish journey or have a large group. You can even take your pick from the four-wheel-drive vehicles that give you an added advantage if you wish to explore some of the rough terrains in this part of Southern California.
  • Santa Barbara Airport is usually busy between November and January. But this also means that you get to experience some spectacular deals for a rental vehicle at this time. The Santa Barbara Airport has one runway, and it is usually open between the hours of 6 am and 10 pm. Do not forget that booking your rental car through KAYAK will give you the best possible deals. The entire car rental at the Santa Barbara Airport can be done right from your home with a click of a few buttons.
  • When you need to return your rental car, the process is as simple as you picking it up, if not easier. You will be asked to hand over the car at the same office where you picked it up from. When returning the car to the airport, remember to keep your keys and make sure that you have cleaned of all trash. Also, before signing anything, make sure that there are no excess charges or extra penalties mentioned in your contract. Different car rental companies at this airport may have their own requirements for returning vehicles, but most of them are similar.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars at Santa Barbara Airport for C$ 63 or less
  • Book your rental car at Santa Barbara Airport at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

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