Santa Barbara Airport

Cheap Car Rentals in Santa Barbara Airport

Santa Barbara, CA, United States - Santa Barbara (SBA)
11 Oct — 18 Oct
Same drop-off
Santa Barbara, CA, United States - Santa Barbara (SBA)
Tue 11/10
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Tue 18/10
Noon
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Santa Barbara Airport Car Rentals in 2022

Most popular companyBUDGET
Price of gas per litreC$ 1.44
Average price per dayC$ 71
Cheapest price per dayC$ 53

What is the cheapest time to rent a car at Santa Barbara Airport?

January

C$ 86

February

C$ 98

March

C$ 113

April

C$ 106

May

C$ 101

June

C$ 102

July

C$ 104

August

C$ 95

September

C$ 93

October

C$ 98

November

C$ 108

December

C$ 101

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car at Santa Barbara Airport is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is March. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Compare available car types for rental in Santa Barbara Airport

Small Cars

C$ 47 - C$ 100

All Car Types

C$ 64 - C$ 163

To rent a Small car in Santa Barbara Airport, you would pay an average price of C$ 75/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Santa Barbara Airport (~C$ 47/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~C$ 100/day). In fact, January is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Santa Barbara Airport. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Santa Barbara Airport, renting a Small car saves you 22% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Santa Barbara Airport Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Santa Barbara Airport, you would pay an average price of C$ 105/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Santa Barbara Airport (~C$ 65/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~C$ 271/day). In fact, December is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Santa Barbara Airport. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Santa Barbara Airport, renting a Medium car is 10% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Santa Barbara Airport Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Santa Barbara Airport, you would pay an average price of C$ 79/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Santa Barbara Airport (~C$ 80/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~C$ 190/day). In fact, April is about 0% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Santa Barbara Airport. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Santa Barbara Airport, renting a Large car saves you 17% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Santa Barbara Airport Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Santa Barbara Airport, you would pay an average price of C$ 77/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Santa Barbara Airport (~C$ 57/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~C$ 144/day). In fact, December is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Santa Barbara Airport. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Santa Barbara Airport, renting a SUV car saves you 19% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Santa Barbara Airport SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Hyundai AccentC$ 64/day
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Toyota CamryC$ 65/day
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Top rental agencies in Santa Barbara Airport

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6.6
Good
59 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

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Good
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Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

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Okay
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Cleanliness

5.8

Comfort

5.2

Overall

4.1

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4.2

Value

4.3
7.7
Good
12 reviews1 location
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Cleanliness

9.1

Comfort

8.5

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

8.2
7.5
Good
17 reviews1 location
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Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.5
5.8
Okay
28 reviews1 location
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Cleanliness

5.8

Comfort

6.5

Overall

5.8

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

6.1
2.0
Mediocre
1 review1 location
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Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

2.0

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2.0

Value

2.0
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Mediocre
4 reviews1 location
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Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

2.0

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2.0

Value

6.0

Best Santa Barbara Airport Car Rental Deals Found

Check out some of the best deals for car rentals in Santa Barbara Airport recently found.

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest rental car found at Santa Barbara Airport?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under C$ 98/day when booking a rental car at Santa Barbara Airport. The best deal a user found was for C$ 72/day from Dollar, booked on Oct. 2.

Which car rental providers are at Santa Barbara Airport?

There are 8 car rental providers located at Santa Barbara Airport. The following companies can be found near the Santa Barbara Airport car rental counter:
Enterprise (8.5)
Avis (7.9)
Budget (7.4)
Alamo (7.2)
Dollar (7.1)
Hertz (5.4)
Thrifty (5.0)
National (2.0)

What car rental company is typically the cheapest at Santa Barbara Airport?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire at Santa Barbara Airport from the following companies over the past two weeks: Budget (C$ 81/day), Avis (C$ 92/day), and Enterprise (C$ 115/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best at Santa Barbara Airport?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Avis (8.5 rating), Enterprise (8.4 rating) and Budget (7.4 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies at Santa Barbara Airport.

How much does it cost to rent a car at Santa Barbara Airport for a week from Budget?

Budget is one of the top picks at Santa Barbara Airport. They can have you in a rental car for about C$ 621 per week on average.

How far in advance should I rent a car at Santa Barbara Airport for the best price?

Booking in advance not only ensures a better chance of getting your vehicle of choice, it can save you up to 5% on your car rental. For a below average price at Santa Barbara Airport, Cheapflights recommends booking your car rental at least 89 days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month at Santa Barbara Airport?

Yes, you can rent a car for a month at Santa Barbara Airport check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

How much does it cost to rent a car at Santa Barbara Airport for a month?

Prices can be as low as C$ 2,662 if you consider booking with Dollar. That price represents savings of 40% compared to the Santa Barbara Airport average. The monthly cost of a car rental at Santa Barbara Airport is on average C$ 2,662 (C$ 89/day).