Car Hire in Santa Barbara

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Santa Barbara Airport Car Hire
Compact
Ford Focus or comparable
Ford Focus
  • 5
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
£ 37.96 per day
Santa Barbara Airport Car Hire
Economy
Kia Rio or comparable
Kia Rio
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
£ 48.10 per day
Santa Barbara Airport Car Hire
Intermediate
Hyundai Elantra or comparable
Hyundai Elantra
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 55.18 per day
Santa Barbara Airport Car Hire
Standard
Volkswagen Jetta or comparable
Volkswagen Jetta
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
£ 56.80 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Santa Barbara Airport Car Hire
Full-size
Chevrolet Malibu or comparable
Chevrolet Malibu
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
£ 58.70 / per day
Santa Barbara Airport Car Hire
Premium
Nissan Maxima or comparable
Nissan Maxima
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 59.14 / per day
Santa Barbara Airport Car Hire
Minivan
Chrysler Pacifica or comparable
Chrysler Pacifica
  • 7
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
£ 67.31 / per day
Santa Barbara Airport Car Hire
Premium Elite
BMW X3 or comparable
BMW X3
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 69.19 / 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 07:23 on 2023-01-31.
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Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
USD
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Dialing code
1
Average car hire price
£ 56.55 / 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 6 Cities near Santa Barbara

  1. San Francisco Car Hire starting at £ 76.12 per day
    438.3 km / 272.4 miles away
  2. Sacramento Car Hire starting at £ 38.68 per day
    499.7 km / 310.5 miles away
  3. Oakland Car Hire starting at £ 35.29 per day
    424.2 km / 263.6 miles away
  4. Palm Springs Car Hire starting at £ 37.61 per day
    314.0 km / 195.1 miles away
  5. Fresno Car Hire starting at £ 35.20 per day
    261.5 km / 162.5 miles away
  6. Visalia Car Hire starting at £ 69.18 per day
    217.6 km / 135.2 miles away

Top 5 Destinations around Santa Barbara

  1. Fresno Airport Car Hire starting at £ 35.20 per day
    261.5 km / 162.5 miles away
  2. Palm Springs Airport Car Hire starting at £ 37.61 per day
    314.0 km / 195.1 miles away
  3. San Francisco Airport Car Hire starting at £ 36.29 per day
    421.8 km / 262.1 miles away
  4. Oakland Airport Car Hire starting at £ 35.29 per day
    424.2 km / 263.6 miles away
  5. Sacramento International Airport Car Hire starting at £ 38.68 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 shows how prices for hiring a car in Santa Barbara fluctuate depending on the time of year. This graph can help you find the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Santa Barbara
January
February
£ 43.24
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 £ 43.24 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 £ 43.24. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 4. 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?

The most popular month for hiring a car in Santa Barbara is August, and the least popular is April.
Popularity of Car Hire in Santa Barbara by Monthly Searches
100%
January
85%
February
93%
March
April
105%
May
128%
June
136%
July
140%
August
86%
September
112%
October
108%
November
108%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Dollar Ford Focus 3 2 Medium cars
Dollar Chevrolet Spark 2 1 Small cars
Dollar Chevrolet Malibu 2 2 Large cars
Dollar Mazda 3 2 2 Large cars
Alamo Nissan Kicks 5 2 SUVs

Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
Alamo
8.83 / 10
Lowest rated company
Thrifty
8.29 / 10
Total rental companies
8
Average daily price
£ 56.55
Lowest daily price
£ 37.96
Total cars available
81

Top 8 Hire Companies in Santa Barbara in 2023

Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.8
+18889671204 / +18056920939
500 JAMES FOWLER RD,
£ 55 - £ 114
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
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.7
+18056833012
500 James Fowler Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
£ 57 - £ 115
National
National
Outstanding 8.6
+18059671204 / +18056920939
500 James Fowler Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
£ 58 - £ 117
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
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
+18059646792
500 Fowler Road
£ 48 - £ 106
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
Dollar
Dollar
Outstanding 8.3 / 1 reviews
+18664342226
500 Fowler Road
£ 38 - £ 67
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
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
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
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