Santa Barbara Car Hire

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Santa Barbara Car Hire

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26 Sep
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Car hire locations in Santa Barbara

Budget - Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
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500 James Fowler Rd
Hertz
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633 E Cabrillo Blvd
Budget
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34 E Montecito St
Enterprise - Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
1 review
500 James Fowler Rd
Hertz - Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
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500 James Fowler Rd
Avis
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34 E Montecito St
Avis - Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
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500 Fowler Rd
Dollar - Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
1 review
500 Fowler Rd
Dollar - Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
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500 James Fowler Rd
Alamo - Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
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500 James Fowler Rd
Hertz
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16 S La Cumbre Rd
National - Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
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500 James Fowler Rd

Find the best car hire deals in Santa Barbara

Renting a car in Santa Barbara is a must if you want to fully explore in and around the city. There’s a lot of things to do and places to see in Santa Barbara. Renting a car gives you the flexibility to drive to a nearby city or attraction outside of Santa Barbara.

With Tripadvisor, you can rent all types of vehicles in Santa Barbara. We offer economical standard cars, sporty convertibles, family-friendly minivans, and comfortable SUVs. By leveraging the world’s largest car hire booking service and searching all major rental brands, we help you find the lowest car hire prices available. We offer comprehensive coverage of over 60,000 locations worldwide.

What you need to know when renting a car in Santa Barbara

  • You can pick up your vehicle at any car hire location in Santa Barbara or at the airport.
  • Make sure you compare deals across all major car hire brands - there are dozens to choose from in Santa Barbara.
  • Major car hire providers include Hertz, National, Enterprise, Alamo and Avis, but Santa Barbara also offers other car hire brands.
  • Reserve early to get the best-priced car hire for your trip to Santa Barbara.

Tips for renting a car in Santa Barbara

  • Join a loyalty rewards programme with a car hire company so you can earn points to use towards perks. Joining is typically free-of-charge.
  • Look for Santa Barbara car hire locations outside the airport as prices usually include a kiosk fee at the airport.
  • Consider taking a taxi or rideshare from the airport to an offsite location. Taxes and fees are based on where you pick up your car hire, not where you drop off.
  • Join a loyalty rewards programme with a car hire company so you can earn points to use towards perks. Joining is typically free-of-charge.
  • When flying to Santa Barbara, check with the airline for reward programmes that include discounts at car hire companies.
Airports serving Santa Barbara
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Dollar - Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
1 review
500 Fowler Rd
Enterprise - Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
1 review
500 James Fowler Rd
Avis - Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
1 review
500 Fowler Rd
Alamo - Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
0 reviews
500 James Fowler Rd
Hertz - Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
0 reviews
500 James Fowler Rd
Budget - Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
0 reviews
500 James Fowler Rd
Hertz
0 reviews
633 E Cabrillo Blvd
Avis
0 reviews
34 E Montecito St
Hertz
0 reviews
16 S La Cumbre Rd
Dollar - Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
0 reviews
500 James Fowler Rd
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