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Cheapest car hire in Santa Barbara Airport

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Mystery Car Compact or Larger

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 36.14 EUR/day
Mystery Car Compact or Larger

7 Days rental at 252.98 EUR from April 20

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Economy

Ford Fiesta

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 22.96 EUR/day
Ford Fiesta

7 Days rental at 160.72 EUR from April 20

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  Automatic |
  Yes
Fullsize

Chevrolet Malibu

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 24.95 EUR/day
Chevrolet Malibu

7 Days rental at 174.70 EUR from April 20

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  Automatic |
  Yes
Intermediate

Hyundai Elantra

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 23.62 EUR/day
Hyundai Elantra

7 Days rental at 165.35 EUR from April 20

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  Automatic |
  Yes
Compact

Kia Rio

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 23.26 EUR/day
Kia Rio

7 Days rental at 162.82 EUR from April 20

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  Automatic |
  Yes
Luxury

Chrysler 300

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 33.85 EUR/day
Chrysler 300

7 Days rental at 236.95 EUR from April 20

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  Automatic |
  Yes
Fullsize Elite

Nissan Armada

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 42.18 EUR/day
Nissan Armada

7 Days rental at 295.31 EUR from April 20

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  Automatic |
  Yes
Intermediate Elite

BMW X3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 188.09 EUR/day
BMW X3

7 Days rental at 1316.64 EUR from April 20

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  Automatic |
  Yes
Mini

Mitsubishi Mirage

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 25.39 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Mirage

7 Days rental at 177.79 EUR from April 20

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  Automatic |
  Yes

*daily rates in Santa Barbara Airport based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.

Useful to know about Santa Barbara Airport

  • The region around Santa Barbara is often referred to as the American Riviera
  • The coast was named Santa Barbara in 1603 by a Spanish sailor who survived a storm by sheltering there 
  • Santa Barbara has the lofty Santa Ynez Mountains as its backdrop
  • Nearly ten thousand Native Americans of the Chumash tribe lived there prior to European colonisation
  • In 1812 a powerful earthquake and tsunami destroyed the town

Santa Barbara Airport car hire reviews

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Best car rental companies in Santa Barbara Airport

7.6
No.1: DOLLAR,
based on 22029 reviews
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72
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82
16 min (average wait time)
7.6
No.2: DOLLAR,
based on 22029 reviews
80
72
71
72
82
16 min (average wait time)
7.6
No.3: DOLLAR,
based on 22029 reviews
80
72
71
72
82
16 min (average wait time)

Nearest car hire pickup locations in or near Santa Barbara Airport

BUDGET

305 East Haley Street, Santa Barbara, 93101, Ca, California

AVIS

305 East Haley Street, Santa Barbara, 93101, Ca, California

HERTZ

305 East Haley Street, Santa Barbara, 93101, Ca, California

HERTZ

900 Airport Rd, Santa Ynez Valley, 93460, Ca, California

AVIS

1050 E. Thompson Blvd - Unit A, Ventura, 93001 3067, Ca, California

BUDGET

1050 E. Thompson Blvd - Unit A, Ventura, 93001 3067, Ca, California

Recent customer reviews (average rating 7.8/10)

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Santa Barbara Airport car hire information

  • 8.6/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    ALAMO ehi
  • € 216.99
    Average Price:
    Per Week
  • € 160.7
    Best Price:
    Per Week
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    Most Popular Type:
    Intermediate
  • 24
    Most Popular Model:
    Volkswagen Jetta
  • 122
    Most Pickup locations:
    DOLLAR

Car hire locations near Santa Barbara Airport, USA

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Average prices per day for car hire in Santa Barbara Airport

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*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for todays best prices.

FAQs about car hire in Santa Barbara Airport

How much does car hire in Santa Barbara Airport cost?

Car hire in Santa Barbara Airport costs as little as €23 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Economy class vehicle is €31 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €199.4 per day from ALAMO for a BMW X3.

Who is the best car rental agent in Santa Barbara Airport?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, NATIONAL ehi has the highest customer rating for car hire in Santa Barbara Airport with a score of 8.6/10

with NATIONAL ehi rated second best with a score of 8.6/10

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How much does it cost to hire a compact car in Santa Barbara Airport?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Santa Barbara Airport is €162.82 per week from DOLLAR.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Santa Barbara Airport?

The cheapest car hire company in Santa Barbara Airport is DOLLAR, with prices for a Economy class car such as the Fiat 500 available from as little as €160.72 per week.

How much is fuel in Santa Barbara Airport?

You can expect to pay €0.69/ltr of petrol and €0.71/ltr of diesel in Santa Barbara Airport. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in Santa Barbara Airport?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in Santa Barbara Airport with leading car hire companies such as ALAMO, AVIS, BUDGET, DOLLAR, ENTERPRISE, HERTZ, NATIONAL as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in Santa Barbara Airport?

We can arrange Compact, Economy, Fullsize, Fullsize Elite, Intermediate, Intermediate Elite, Luxury, Mini, Premium, Special, Standard rental cars in Santa Barbara Airport.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car in Santa Barbara Airport?

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire in Santa Barbara Airport, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car in Santa Barbara Airport is €270.02 from BUDGET.

Do you have a discount code for car hire in Santa Barbara Airport?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Santa Barbara Airport at the moment, however DOLLAR rates start from just €160.72 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €160.72 from DOLLAR in Santa Barbara Airport or any other rental agent, let us know and we’ll do our best to beat it.

How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Santa Barbara Airport?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Santa Barbara Airport is €177.7 per week with and average price of €235.0 per week across all car hire companies.

Information about the car hire agents in Santa Barbara Airport

Most popular car hire companies in Santa Barbara Airport:

  • NATIONAL (tel: 8059671204)
  • AVIS (tel: (1) 805-964-4848)
  • BUDGET (tel: 805-964-6792)
  • ENTERPRISE (tel: 8056833012)
  • ALAMO (tel: 8059671204)
  • HERTZ (tel: 8059670411)
  • DOLLAR (tel: (866) 434-2226)
  • HERTZ (tel: 8059670411)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in Santa Barbara Airport:

  • NATIONAL (500 JAMES FOWLER RD, SANTA BARBARA, 93117 3900, CA, California)
  • AVIS (500 Fowler Road, Santa Barbara, 93117, CA, California)
  • BUDGET (500 Fowler Road, Santa Barbara, 93117, 93117, CA, California)
  • ENTERPRISE (500 JAMES FOWLER RD, SANTA BARBARA, 93117 3900, CA, California)
  • ALAMO (500 JAMES FOWLER RD, SANTA BARBARA, 93117 3900, CA, California)
  • HERTZ (114 Moffett Pl, Santa Barbara, 93117, CA, California)

Car hire company ratings in Santa Barbara Airport:

  • NATIONAL ehi: Rated 8.6 out of 10 from 150 reviews
  • NATIONAL ehi: Rated 8.6 out of 10 from 150 reviews
  • NATIONAL ehi: Rated 8.6 out of 10 from 150 reviews
  • NATIONAL ehi: Rated 8.6 out of 10 from 150 reviews
  • NATIONAL ehi: Rated 8.6 out of 10 from 150 reviews
  • ALAMO ehi: Rated 8.6 out of 10 from 1980 reviews

Santa Barbara Airport Mini Guide

One little known fact about Santa Barbara is that it is home to numerous festivals. No matter the time of year you visit Santa Barbara and use Santa Barbara Airport car rental, chances are you will be able to enjoy the sights of a festival. Fiesta is an important Santa Barbara tradition that has continued for over 75 years. The festival provides an education of the history, customs, and traditions of the American Indian, Spanish, Mexican, and early American settlers that make up the cultural heritage of Santa Barbara. There is also the Annual French Festival. This takes place during France's Bastille Day Weekend and over 20,000 people usually attend. It is always a fun filled weekend with great food, dancing, and is a celebration of everything French.

Santa Barbara Airport

One day each October, from 10am to 5pm, the Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festival occurs and draws seafood lovers of all ages to Santa Barbara's popular Harbor for one of the locals' favorite celebrations. Here the opening of lobster season is celebrated. There is live music and many arts and crafts vendors during this festival. The Lemon Festival is another annual event and is a wonderful family festival and has many activities for children including a petting zoo, pony rides and face painting. There is even miniature golf and a fire engine slide. Amusement park rides make this an event that is fun for all ages.
 

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Driving in Santa Barbara Airport - Need to know

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    Road Driving Side

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    Urban speed Limit

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    Rural Speed Limit

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    Motorway Speed Limit

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    USD  0.84/Ltr

    Current Petrol Price

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    Drink Drive Limit

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    Currency

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    21

    Min Rental Age

    Min Driving Age

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    Tolls

Next Upcoming Holiday

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    Thursday 2 Apr 2020

    World Autism Awareness Day - United Nations observance

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