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Santa Barbara Airport

Cheap Car Rentals in Santa Barbara Airport

Santa Barbara, CA, United States - Santa Barbara (SBA)
2 Mar — 9 Mar
Driver's age: 26-65
Santa Barbara, CA, United States - Santa Barbara (SBA)
Sat 2/3
Noon
Sat 9/3
Noon

Santa Barbara Airport car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Santa Barbara Airport. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 24 February 2024.

Most popular company

HERTZ

Most common car type

Standard

Average price per day

C$ 61

Cheapest price per day

C$ 55

Compare available car types for rental in Santa Barbara Airport

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Santa Barbara Airport to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 24 February 2024.

Small cars

C$ 40 - C$ 110

All Car Types

C$ 47 - C$ 104

To rent a small car in Santa Barbara Airport, you would pay an average price of C$ 68/day. July is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Santa Barbara Airport (~C$ 40/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~C$ 110/day). In fact, July is about 42% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Santa Barbara Airport. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Santa Barbara Airport, renting a small car saves you 7% 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.

To rent a medium car in Santa Barbara Airport, you would pay an average price of C$ 73/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Santa Barbara Airport (~C$ 60/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~C$ 129/day). In fact, November is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Santa Barbara Airport. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Santa Barbara Airport, renting a medium car is 0% 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.

To rent a large car in Santa Barbara Airport, you would pay an average price of C$ 54/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Santa Barbara Airport (~C$ 70/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~C$ 161/day). In fact, September is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Santa Barbara Airport. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Santa Barbara Airport, renting a large car saves you 27% 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.

To rent a SUV in Santa Barbara Airport, you would pay an average price of C$ 60/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Santa Barbara Airport (~C$ 45/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~C$ 86/day). In fact, January is about 27% 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 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.

Top rental agencies in Santa Barbara Airport

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Santa Barbara Airport known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Santa Barbara Airport. Reviews were last updated on 24 February 2024.

Dollar

7.3
Good
46 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

6.8

Budget

6.9
Okay
70 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

6.7

Hertz

5.9
Fair
38 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

6.5

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

6.0

Alamo

8.1
Very good
28 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

8.2

Avis

8.1
Very good
13 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

8.3

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.8
Good
19 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.8

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.8

Thrifty

5.5
Fair
5 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.5

Overall

5.5

Pick-up/drop-off

5.5

Value

7.0

National

2.0
Poor
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Santa Barbara Airport, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 24 February 2024.

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

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under C$ 61/day when booking a rental car at Santa Barbara Airport. The best deal a user found was for C$ 55/day from Hertz, booked on Feb. 18.

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:Avis (8.1)Alamo (8.1)Enterprise Rent-A-Car (7.8)Dollar (7.3)Budget (6.9)Hertz (5.9)Thrifty (5.5)National (2.0)

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), Alamo (8.1 rating) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (7.9 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 Hertz?

Hertz is one of the top picks at Santa Barbara Airport. They can have you in a rental car for about C$ 428 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 34% on your car rental. For a below average price at Santa Barbara Airport, Cheapflights recommends booking your car rental at least 85 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$ 1,833 if you consider booking with Hertz. That price represents savings of 9% compared to the Santa Barbara Airport average. The monthly cost of a car rental at Santa Barbara Airport is on average C$ 1,833 (C$ 61/day).

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