Car Rentals at Santa Barbara Airport

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Intermediate
Most popular car rental company to rent a Intermediate in JanuaryDollar71% more popular6 users searched for Intermediate rentals from Dollar at Santa Barbara Airport in January
Average cost to rent a Intermediate in January at Santa Barbara Airport$46 per day19% lower costFor $46/day, renting Intermediate cars in January is 19% less expensive than the rest of the year

Santa Barbara Airport’s best car rental deals

Below you can compare the cheapest prices from Santa Barbara Airport’s most popular type of car rentals
Small
Small

Best value

Nissan Versa

$45/day
Small

#1 Most popular

Ford Fiesta

$49/day
Small

#2 Most popular

Hyundai Accent

$55/day
Small

#3 Most popular

Ford Focus

$49/day
Small

#4 Most popular

Chevrolet Spark

$46/day
Small

#5 Most popular

Dodge Grand Caravan

$79/day
Small

#6 Most popular

Nissan Quest

$66/day
Medium
Medium

Best value

Mitsubishi Galant

$43/day
Medium

#1 Most popular

Hyundai Elantra

$55/day
Medium

#2 Most popular

Toyota RAV4

$58/day
Medium

#3 Most popular

Ford Escape

$60/day
Medium

#4 Most popular

Toyota Corolla

$50/day
Medium

#5 Most popular

Hyundai Santa Fe

$57/day
Medium

#6 Most popular

Nissan Frontier

$66/day
Medium

#7 Most popular

RAM Pickup

$54/day
Medium

#8 Most popular

Ford Mustang Convertible

$103/day
Large
Large

Best value

Chevrolet Impala

$46/day
Large

#1 Most popular

Chevrolet Malibu

$55/day
Large

#2 Most popular

Chevrolet Tahoe

$97/day
Large

#3 Most popular

Ford Fusion

$66/day
Large

#4 Most popular

Cadillac XTS

$92/day
Large

#5 Most popular

Chevrolet Suburban

$133/day
Large

#6 Most popular

Ford Transit

$142/day
Large

#7 Most popular

Ford F-150

$61/day
Large

#8 Most popular

Nissan Pathfinder

$59/day
Large

#9 Most popular

Audi A4

$69/day

Rental car companies at Santa Barbara Airport

Below is every rental car company at Santa Barbara Airport, their address, user rating and the cheapest car rentals they have to offer
alamo

Alamo

500 James Fowler Rd, 93117-3900

Rated 8.6/10 from 139 reviews

Hyundai Elantra $19/day
Nissan Versa $23/day
Hyundai Accent $26/day
Toyota RAV4 $31/day
Ford Fusion $36/day
dollar

Dollar

500 Fowler Road, 93117

Rated 7.9/10 from 100 reviews

Mitsubishi Galant $20/day
Chevrolet Spark $22/day
Nissan Quest $44/day
Audi A4 $58/day
avis

Avis

500 Fowler Road, 93117

Rated 7.9/10 from 18 reviews

Toyota Corolla $22/day
Ford Fiesta $23/day
Ford Focus $28/day
Chevrolet Impala $29/day
Ford Escape $32/day
budget

Budget

500 Fowler Road, 93117

Rated 7.9/10 from 112 reviews

Chevrolet Malibu $25/day
Hyundai Santa Fe $33/day
hertz

Hertz

114 Moffett Pl, 93117

Rated 7.5/10 from 71 reviews

Nissan Pathfinder $49/day

Santa Barbara Airport car rental tips

Get answers to the most frequently asked questions on how to rent a car at Santa Barbara Airport
  • What car rental companies are available at Santa Barbara Airport?

    10 car rental companies, including Alamo, Avis and Dollar are located at Santa Barbara Airport. You can pick up a rental car from Alamo at 500 James Fowler Rd. Car rentals from Avis can be picked up at 500 Fowler Road. Head to 500 Fowler Road to pick up your rental from Dollar.

  • What is the most popular car to rent at Santa Barbara Airport?

    The most popular type of car to rent at Santa Barbara Airport is the Economy car, according to our data. In the past year, 32% of users searching for a car rental at Santa Barbara Airport chose Economy cars. The Ford Fiesta and the Hyundai Accent are the two most popular Economy car models. If you’re interested in renting either of these car models, consider booking your rental from Avis, which is the most popular rental company offering Economy cars. The lowest price/day to rent Economy vehicles from Avis is $38.

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

    The cheapest car to rent at Santa Barbara Airport is the Hyundai Elantra from Alamo. The average daily price to rent a Hyundai Elantra from Alamo is $55. The cheapest price per day for the Hyundai Elantra is $47, which you may be able to find depending on when you book your rental. Make sure to compare car rental prices ahead of your pick-up date for the most competitive rates from Alamo and other car rental companies at Santa Barbara Airport.

  • When is the best time to rent a car at Santa Barbara Airport?

    Aim to rent a car at Santa Barbara Airport on the day of your arrival to get the best deal. On average, it costs $38/day when booking same-day. Weekend car rental prices at Santa Barbara Airport average $50/day, while weekday prices are $46/day. If your schedule is flexible, consider renting a car at Santa Barbara Airport in January, when average prices are at their lowest - $44/day.

  • What is the best car rental company at Santa Barbara Airport?

    Thrifty is the best car rental company at Santa Barbara Airport based on our user data. Thrifty has an average rating of 9 from 3 reviewers. Other reputable rental car companies at Santa Barbara Airport include Alamo, with an average rating of 8.6 from 139 reviewers, and Enterprise, with a 8 average rating from 32 reviews.

  • How much does it cost for a car rental at Santa Barbara Airport?

    Car rentals at Santa Barbara Airport will vary depending on what type of car you rent and from what agency you rent from, but on average you can expect to pay $55/day for your rental. Need the car for more than a couple days? It costs $332 to rent a car at Santa Barbara Airport for 1 week. $878 is currently the average cost to rent a car for 1 month, though you may be able to find better car rental deals if you check now.

  • What car do most people rent at Santa Barbara Airport?

    The Hyundai Elantra is the most popular car to rent at Santa Barbara Airport, according to our data. Our users have found prices for Hyundai Elantra rentals for as low as $19/day at Santa Barbara Airport, though on average you can expect prices to be around $55/day. Another popular car to rent at Santa Barbara Airport is the Ford Fiesta for an average of $49/day, and deals as low as $23/day.

  • What car rental company has the Cadillac XTS at Santa Barbara Airport?

    Alamo has Cadillac XTS rentals available at Santa Barbara Airport for $92/day on average. Availability for the Cadillac XTS rental at Santa Barbara Airport may vary, so try not to schedule your car rental last-minute.


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