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Cheap Car Rentals in Santa Barbara

Most popular companyDOLLAR
Price of gas per gallon$3.52
Average price per day$45
Cheapest price per day$19

Cheapest time to rent a car in Santa Barbara

January
$40
February
$43
March
$44
April
$41
May
$41
June
$42
July
$47
August
$46
September
$40
October
$45
November
$44
December
$47
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.

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Car Rental FAQs

What is the absolute cheapest rental car found in Santa Barbara?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $44/day when booking a rental car in Santa Barbara. The absolute best deal a user found was for $19/day from Hertz, booked on Jul. 28.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Santa Barbara?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Santa Barbara from the following companies over the past two weeks: Turo ($31/day), Hertz ($31/day), and National ($38/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (9.6 rating), Alamo (8.1 rating) and Enterprise (8.0 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Santa Barbara.

What are gas prices like in Santa Barbara?

The average gas price in Santa Barbara is $3.52/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $42 and $60 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car for a week from Dollar?

Dollar offers rental cars for about $256 per week on average.

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

Yes, cars are available to be rented out for an entire month in Santa Barbara.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Santa Barbara for a month?

You can potentially save up to 63% on a month-long rental by booking with Hertz. Hertz is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in Santa Barbara can cost you on average $1,096 a month or $37 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

Santa Barbara Car Rental Directory

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