Santa Barbara

Cheap Car Hire in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA, United States
5 Jul — 12 Jul
Same drop-off
Santa Barbara, CA, United States
Tue 5/7
Noon
Tue 12/7
Noon
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What is the cheapest time to hire a car in Santa Barbara?

January

$90

February

$103

March

$119

April

$112

May

$106

June

$116

July

$124

August

$109

September

$99

October

$103

November

$114

December

$106

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Santa Barbara is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. 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.

Top rental agencies in Santa Barbara

All major car hire suppliers in Santa Barbara
7.1
Good
37 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

7.1

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

6.5
6.7
Good
71 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

6.7
4.7
Okay
77 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.4

Comfort

5.6

Overall

4.7

Pick-up/drop-off

4.7

Value

4.6
7.9
Good
17 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.4

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.7
5.7
Okay
26 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

5.5

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.2
2.0
Mediocre
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0
1 location

Car Rental FAQs

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Avis (8.5 rating), Enterprise (8.4 rating) and Budget (7.5 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Santa Barbara.

What are gas prices like in Santa Barbara?

The average price of petrol in Santa Barbara is $1.98/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $89 and $129 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Santa Barbara for a week from Alamo?

Alamo is a popular option for travellers looking for car hire in Santa Barbara. You can expect the average cost of car hire to be about $690 per week.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Santa Barbara for the best price?

Booking your car hire early can save you up to 10%. Aim to book your car hire at least 90 days in advance to take advantage of a below average price in Santa Barbara.

Can I rent a car for a month in Santa Barbara?

Yes, hiring a vehicle in Santa Barbara for a month is certainly possible.

What car do most people hire in Santa Barbara?

The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Premium (Mercedes-Benz C-Class) in Santa Barbara, making it the most popular option.