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Car hire Santa Barbara Airport

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Car hire Santa Barbara Airport compares the prices of well-known car hire companies in United States, including the following location: Santa Barbara Airport

Rental car options at Santa Barbara Airport

The following car rental companies received the highest ratings in Santa Barbara Airport. Compare the ratings and prices of these rental companies with a single search.

  • National Car Rental

    9.4 (413)
    No rates available
  • Enterprise

    8.9 (2009)
    No rates available
  • Hertz

    8.3 (7038)
    No rates available
  • Avis

    8.1 (6122)
    No rates available
  • Dollar Rent a Car

    7.6 (4487)
    No rates available
  • Budget

    7.2 (9827)
    No rates available
  • Alamo

    9 (8930)
    No rates available
  • Thrifty

    7.2 (5637)
    No rates available

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Car rental location Santa Barbara Airport

Location information for Santa Barbara Airport

Next to one of California's most popular cities is Santa Barbara Airport. Several airlines operate regular service to Phoenix, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and Denver via SkyWest, American Eagle and Mesa Airlines. From the beaches to the city, there is lot visitors can do with car rental in Santa Barbara Airport.

Santa Barbara Airport facilities

The charming little terminal at Santa Barbara has a good coffee shop and the Costa Terraza Restaurant and Tapas Bar provides excellent food and drinks. A large newsstand has gifts, reading material and travel sundries, and those with a mobile device can enjoy WiFi internet access throughout the terminal. Door-to-door airport shuttles, taxis and rental cars are on hand for transportation.

Santa Barbara Airport excursions

There are loads of things to do in and around this beautiful city with car hire in Santa Barbara Airport. Downtown shopping and dining along State Street, California's finest Spanish mission and fun along the city's wharf ensure a diverse range of activities. Besides the lovely beaches, there are many public parks for walks, hikes and bike rides.

Best time to visit

Santa Barbara boasts nearly perfect Mediterranean-style weather. The summer months are simply amazing, with daytime temperatures of around 24C and loads of sunshine. Winter can be a bit rainy but the weather is still mild due to the coastal influence. This is a great time to visit as well because the landscape turns green and tourist crowds are light.

Car rental in Santa Barbara Airport

Unless you're willing to wait on the public bus or pay for expensive taxis, a rental car is needed to move around Santa Barbara. When you compare car hire rates online in advance, it's often possible to find good deals through the selection of international companies operating out of the airport.

Practical information

  • Currency
    United States Dollar
  • Driving direction
  • City speed limit
    25 - 70 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    90 - 130 km/h
  • Language
  • Popular car category

What most people want to know

The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.

Is the cheapest?

Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.

What do I need to do when picking up a car?

To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.

Are there any additional costs?

In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance).

What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

What is a worry-free label?

Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.

How can I change or cancel my reservation?

You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).

When will I get a confirmation of my booking?

Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).

Which car rental companies are compared by at this location?
  • National Car Rental
  • Enterprise
  • Hertz
  • Avis
  • Dollar Rent a Car
  • Budget
  • Alamo
  • Thrifty