Car Hire in Santa Barbara

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Santa Barbara, USA - California
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Santa Barbara Airport
Economy
Chevrolet Spark or comparable
Chevrolet Spark
  • 4
  • 1
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
£ 61.76 per day
Santa Barbara Airport
Compact
Ford Focus or comparable
Ford Focus
  • 5
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
£ 62.28 per day
Santa Barbara Airport
Intermediate
Mazda 3 or comparable
Mazda 3
  • 5
  • 2
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
£ 62.79 per day
Santa Barbara Airport
Economy
Kia Rio or comparable
Kia Rio
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
£ 78.29 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Santa Barbara Airport
Compact
Kia Soul or comparable
Kia Soul
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
£ 78.87 / per day
Santa Barbara Airport
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
£ 79.45 / per day
Santa Barbara Airport
Compact
Nissan Kicks or comparable
Nissan Kicks
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 92.43 / per day
Santa Barbara Airport
Compact
Nissan Kicks or comparable
Nissan Kicks
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
£ 96.75 / per day
These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 01:44 on 2022-08-13.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
USD
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Dialing code
1
Budget car hire price
£ 91.31 / per day
Average car hire length
7 days
Speed limit within city centre
40 - 120 km/h
25 - 75 mi/h
Speed limit out of city centre
72 - 120 km/h
45 - 75 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

Top 7 Cities near Santa Barbara

  1. San Francisco starting at £ 68.29 per day
    438.6 km / 272.5 miles away
  2. Oakland starting at £ 56.30 per day
    424.2 km / 263.6 miles away
  3. Sacramento starting at £ 60.31 per day
    499.7 km / 310.5 miles away
  4. Palm Springs starting at £ 59.96 per day
    314.0 km / 195.1 miles away
  5. Fresno starting at £ 57.94 per day
    261.5 km / 162.5 miles away
  6. Monterey starting at £ 68.29 per day
    300.9 km / 187.0 miles away
  7. 129.7 km / 80.6 miles away

Top 9 Destinations around Santa Barbara

  1. Santa Barbara Airport starting at £ 61.76 per day
  2. Westchester starting at £ 37.71 per day
    144.2 km / 89.6 miles away
  3. Fresno Airport starting at £ 57.94 per day
    261.5 km / 162.5 miles away
  4. Palm Springs Airport starting at £ 59.96 per day
    314.0 km / 195.1 miles away
  5. Mammoth Lakes Airport starting at £ 76.93 per day
    367.1 km / 228.1 miles away
  6. San Francisco Airport starting at £ 56.76 per day
    421.8 km / 262.1 miles away
  7. Oakland Airport starting at £ 56.30 per day
    424.2 km / 263.6 miles away
  8. San Francisco South starting at £ 24.22 per day
    426.5 km / 265.0 miles away
  9. Sacramento International Airport starting at £ 60.31 per day
    499.7 km / 310.5 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car in Santa Barbara?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in Santa Barbarafluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Santa Barbara
January
February
£ 41.42
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Santa Barbara is March with prices starting at £ 41.42 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is March with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 41.42. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 3. You can use this to plan your trip at the time of year when it would be most economical to hire a car. Note that these prices are only averages. The amount of time you hire a car for and the time at which you book will influence the prices.

What is the usual period for which people keep their hire cars, on average, in Santa Barbara?

Hirers picking up a car in Santa Barbara keep them for an average of 6 days during in June, while those picking up their cars in October keep them for an average of 1.
Average Hire Length in Santa Barbara
5
January
5
February
5
March
April
5
May
6
June
5
July
6
August
5
September
1
October
4
November
4
December

What month is the most favoured for hiring a car in Santa Barbara?

While travellers visit Santa Barbara year-round, the most popular month for hiring a car is October, and the least popular is April.
Popularity of Car Hire in Santa Barbara by Monthly Searches
91%
January
78%
February
85%
March
April
96%
May
117%
June
124%
July
128%
August
79%
September
205%
October
98%
November
99%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Dollar Ford Focus 3 2 Medium cars
Alamo Nissan Kicks 5 2 SUVs

Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
Alamo
8.75 / 10
Lowest rated company
Avis
8.31 / 10
Total rental companies
8
Average daily price
£ 91.31
Lowest daily price
£ 20.38
Total cars available
82

Top 8 Hire Companies in Santa Barbara in 2022

Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.8
+18889671204
500 JAMES FOWLER RD,
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:59
Tue:07:00-23:59
Wed:07:00-23:59
Thu:07:00-23:59
Fri:07:00-23:59
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:59
National
National
Outstanding 8.7
+18059671204 / +18056920939
500 James Fowler Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.6
+18056833012
500 James Fowler Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
+18059646792
500 Fowler Road
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:00
Tue:08:00-21:00
Wed:08:00-21:00
Thu:08:00-21:00
Fri:08:00-21:00
Sat:08:00-18:00
Sun:08:00-21:00
Hertz
Hertz
Outstanding 8.5
8059670411
114 Moffett Pl
Working hours
Mon:07:00-21:00
Tue:07:00-21:00
Wed:07:00-21:00
Thu:07:00-21:00
Fri:07:00-21:00
Sat:07:00-18:00
Sun:07:00-18:00
Dollar
Dollar
Outstanding 8.4
+18664342226
500 Fowler Road
Working hours
Mon:07:00-21:00
Tue:07:00-21:00
Wed:07:00-21:00
Thu:07:00-21:00
Fri:07:00-21:00
Sat:07:00-18:00
Sun:07:00-18:00
Thrifty
Thrifty
Outstanding 8.3
+18056811222
5971 Placencia Street
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-18:00
Wed:08:00-18:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-17:00
Sun:08:00-17:00
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.3
+18059644848
500 Fowler Road
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:00
Tue:08:00-21:00
Wed:08:00-21:00
Thu:08:00-21:00
Fri:08:00-21:00
Sat:08:00-18:00
Sun:08:00-21:00
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