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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.
 
The coastline around Santa Barbara is said to be one of America’s most attractive. When you arrive at Santa Barbara Airport, make sure you have organised a hire car from Rhinocarhire.com to see all it has to offer. Our website shows the complete range of vehicles available for hire at Santa Barbara Airport so there will be plenty of choice.
You may be thinking of shopping around to see if there are any better deals on car hire at Santa Barbara Airport, but you would soon find out that we have already checked the prices of our competitors for Santa Barbara Airport car hire and we’re confident you won’t find a better deal.
 

Cheapest car hire in Santa Barbara Airport

Intermediate

Hyundai Elantra

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 70.62 EUR/day
Hyundai Elantra

7 Days rental at 494.37 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Compact

Nissan Versa

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 70.97 EUR/day
Nissan Versa

7 Days rental at 496.80 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Compact

Nissan Versa

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 70.97 EUR/day
Nissan Versa

7 Days rental at 496.80 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Compact

Kia Rio

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 72.60 EUR/day
Kia Rio

7 Days rental at 508.21 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Compact

Nissan Versa

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 72.60 EUR/day
Nissan Versa

7 Days rental at 508.21 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Intermediate

Toyota Corolla

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 72.85 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla

7 Days rental at 510.01 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Intermediate

Hyundai Elantra

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 72.85 EUR/day
Hyundai Elantra

7 Days rental at 510.01 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Economy

Mitsubishi Mirage

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 73.74 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Mirage

7 Days rental at 516.19 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Economy

Ford Fiesta

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 74.20 EUR/day
Ford Fiesta

7 Days rental at 519.42 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

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

  • Santa Barbara Airport car hire special offers

    We currently have 2 special offers for car rental in Santa Barbara Airport including;

  • Free additional driver
    With this car you get 1 free additional driver available from ALAMO, AVIS, DOLLAR, ENTERPRISE, HERTZ, NATIONAL.
  • Pre-Registration available
    For faster, easier car hire, add driver details before pick-up available from ALAMO, AVIS, DOLLAR, ENTERPRISE, HERTZ, NATIONAL.

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

 

Popular car hire destinations in Santa Barbara Airport

Best car rental companies in Santa Barbara Airport

8.2
No.1: ALAMO,
based on 3300 reviews
80
80
70
80
80
19 min (average wait time)
8.0
No.2: ENTERPRISE,
based on 1368 reviews
80
80
70
80
80
17 min (average wait time)
7.3
No.3: NATIONAL,
based on 303 reviews
70
70
70
70
80
14 min (average wait time)

Santa Barbara Airport car hire information

  • 8.2/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    ALAMO ehi
  • € 494.34
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 70.62
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 63
    Most Popular Type:
    Intermediate
  • 19
    Most popular model:
    Nissan Versa
  • 282
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Santa Barbara Airport

ItemPercent
January€ 85
February€ 83
March€ 71
April€ 75
May€ 76
June€ 79
July€ 84
August€ 70
September€ 71
October€ 70
November€ 80
December€ 87
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January€ 82
February€ 76
March€ 68
April€ 65
May€ 72
June€ 75
July€ 84
August€ 70
September€ 74
October€ 73
November€ 81
December€ 84
ItemPercent
January€ 126
February€ 105
March€ 86
April€ 87
May€ 100
June€ 101
July€ 126
August€ 107
September€ 109
October€ 109
November€ 104
December€ 142
ItemPercent
January€ 91
February€ 87
March€ 70
April€ 71
May€ 79
June€ 81
July€ 100
August€ 89
September€ 85
October€ 84
November€ 92
December€ 107
ItemPercent
January€ 114
February€ 112
March€ 91
April€ 82
May€ 86
June€ 87
July€ 109
August€ 102
September€ 115
October€ 110
November€ 119
December€ 137
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January
February
March
April€ 34
May€ 36
June€ 39
July€ 62
August€ 39
September€ 37
October€ 35
November
December
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January€ 119
February€ 117
March€ 84
April€ 83
May€ 96
June€ 101
July€ 116
August€ 105
September€ 107
October€ 113
November€ 117
December€ 138
ItemPercent
January
February
March
April€ 147
May€ 122
June€ 115
July€ 105
August€ 96
September
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December

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*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's 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 €70.60 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Intermediate class vehicle is €97.80 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €179.40 per day from HERTZ for a Dodge Grand Caravan.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Santa Barbara Airport?

5 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Santa Barbara Airport, including ALAMO, ENTERPRISE, HERTZ, see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Santa Barbara Airport?

None of the car hire companies in Santa Barbara Airport are currently offering sanitised cars as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.

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

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, ALAMO ehi has the highest customer rating for car hire in Santa Barbara Airport with a score of 8.2/10

with Enterprise rated second best with a score of 8.0/10

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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 €496.80 per week from ALAMO.

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 Intermediate class car such as the Hyundai Elantra available from as little as €494.34 per week.

How much is fuel in Santa Barbara Airport?

You can expect to pay €1.244/ltr of petrol and €1.409/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, Intermediate, Intermediate Elite, Luxury, Premium, Special and Standard class 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 €785.43 per week from ALAMO for a Ford Mustang Convertible.

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 €494.34 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €494.34 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 €494.20 per week with an average price of €684.60 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in Santa Barbara Airport

Most popular car hire companies in Santa Barbara Airport

  • National (tel: 8056920939)
  • Avis (tel: 805-964-4848)
  • Budget (tel: 805-964-6792)
  • Enterprise (tel: 8056833012)
  • Alamo (tel: 8056920939)
  • 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, Goleta, Ca, Santa Barbara, 93117, CA, California)

Car hire company ratings in Santa Barbara Airport

  • ALAMO ehi: Rated 8.2/10 from 586 reviews
  • Enterprise: Rated 8.0/10 from 305 reviews
  • NATIONAL ehi: Rated 7.3/10 from 77 reviews
  • BUDGET ABG: Rated 6.8/10 from 634 reviews
  • Hertz: Rated 6.6/10 from 606 reviews
  • AVIS ABG: Rated 6.5/10 from 343 reviews

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