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Santa Barbara Car Hire

Sun 4-12 Pick-up
12:00
Mon 5-12 Drop-off
12:00
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Santa Barbara car hire reviews and directory

Budget
budget
Car hire reviews:
Good (7.6, 13 reviews)
Car hire locations in Santa Barbara:
2 locations
Budget
Locations in Santa Barbara
34 East Montecito Street
+1 805 965 1070
500 Fowler Road
+1 805 964 6792
  • 7.4
  • 7.8
  • 8.0
  • 7.7
  • 6.9
Recent reviews
9.6 Excellent
20 Oct 2015
Pros: Counter person seemed genuinely concerned and apologetic about my treatment at LAX and went out of her way to contact LAX office to see if they found my drivers license which apparently wasn't returned with the rental papers by the person at the Budget lot exit at LAX
Cons: Nothing
8.8 Excellent
21 Oct 2015
Pros: nice and clean car. friendly at pick up.
10.0 Excellent
30 Nov 2015
Excellent 9.5
Pros: Easy to book, very quick pick up and return. Great value and flexibility, we were able to do a one way rental to a different airport for a fraction of the cost any place else. Car was great, new, clean, comfortable and fun to drive.
4.0 Mediocre
18 Apr 2016
Cons: Slow again.
7.6 Good
18 Jul 2016
too expensive
Pros: ease of drop off and pick up
Cons: Expensive last minute rental and they couldn't offer me a better deal at the counter because I booked through Kayak
4.0 Mediocre
12 Aug 2016
'Hidden likely costs'
Pros: The auto was good-- The chap was great and performed well
Cons: The fact that there was no education given to me about the 'hidden costs' and what I should plan on
5.2 OK
2 Sep 2016
Pros: Great car Easy to drop of at LAX
Cons: Gas tank was not full Reserved car was not available way reserve a car?
10.0 Excellent
29 Sep 2016
Pros: Ease of pickup and friendliness of agent.
2.0 Poor
11 Oct 2016
Cons: They refused to honor my one-way reservation, also dude at the counter didn't know New Mexico was a state and said he wouldn't be able to work with foreign identification...this place is not cool
10.0 Excellent
17 Oct 2016
Pros: Employees were helpful and friendly.
Hertz
hertz
Car hire reviews:
Good (6.4, 9 reviews)
Car hire locations in Santa Barbara:
3 locations
Hertz
Locations in Santa Barbara
114 Moffett Pl
+1 805 967 0411
16 S. La Cumbre Road
+1 805 967 1927
633 E Cabrillo Blvd
+1 805 962 5305
  • 6.7
  • 5.8
  • 6.7
  • 6.4
  • 6.4
Recent reviews
7.6 Good
18 Oct 2016
Pros: Good, clean car.
Cons: Took a while (40 minutes) to pick up and to return the car.
9.6 Excellent
4 Apr 2016
Pros: Excellent assistance at counter. Great to have counter open at that location Sunday. Please keep doing this as other car rentals are closed in downtown Santa Barbara
Cons: Your off-shore 800 number folks are hard to understand when you call to ask a question about rentals.
7.6 Good
2 Jul 2016
Pros: the car was clean and handled perfectly
Cons: it did not have cruise control which I value very much
2.0 Poor
23 Jul 2016
Wrong car
Cons: They did not have the car I booked, nor any other that could safely transport 3 seven year kids (carpool) in the back
3.6 Mediocre
1 Sep 2016
They tried to talk you in any insurance
Cons: And make you feel affraid of driving if you don't take their insurance.
8.0 Good
6 Nov 2016
Pros: Friendly service, great price. No haggle rental pick-up.
Cons: The car was dirty, it hadn't been vacuumed before we rented. They were definitely short-staffed, the guy behind the counter was running around putting out fires.
4.8 OK
21 Oct 2015
Pros: I did not drop the car off in Santa Barbara. I dropped it off in Medford, OR.
4.4 OK
29 Oct 2015
Cons: My car wasn't really clean inside. Not OK
10.0 Excellent
17 Apr 2016
Very convenient
Pros: Ease of pick-up/drop-off
Dollar
dollar
Car hire reviews:
Good (7.8, 4 reviews)
Car hire locations in Santa Barbara:
1 location
Dollar
Locations in Santa Barbara
500 Fowler Road
+1 866 434 2226
  • 7.5
  • 8.5
  • 8.5
  • 7.5
  • 7.0
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
25 Mar 2016
Best customer service
Pros: Staff at the counter were the best and this location is so easy and convenient.
6.0 OK
26 Sep 2016
Cons: No place to park car
9.6 Excellent
2 Nov 2016
Great Rental Experience
Pros: Nissan Sentra was a great little car, good mileage, space, a bit weak on power. Dropping in San Diego was like magic, so quick and efficient. And pickup in Santa Barabara at 9 pm was also pretty easy.
Cons: Can't understand why you get such a charge for drop off in another city, especially from Santa Barbara to San Diego. Must be lots of traffic between the two all the time. Seems like a non reason to charge more.
5.6 OK
17 Nov 2016
Gas tank price confusing
Pros: The car was great
Cons: I was overcharged for gasoline since they did not deduct the gas price from my final bill, even though I returned with a full gas tank. I also never received an e-mail receipt as the representative at the desk claimed. In the end I paid for a tank of gas that was not reimbursed.
Enterprise
enterprise
Car hire reviews:
Good (7.6, 4 reviews)
Car hire locations in Santa Barbara:
3 locations
Enterprise
Locations in Santa Barbara
3210 State St
+1 805 569 6222
500 Fowler Rd
+1 805 683 3012
601 Chapala St
+1 805 966 3097
  • 7.0
  • 8.5
  • 8.5
  • 7.0
  • 7.0
Recent reviews
4.4 OK
3 Oct 2016
Pros: Car was ok
Cons: Additional costs (+45%) which I found out when returning a car.
10.0 Excellent
17 Oct 2016
Had to wait a few minutes but received an upgrade
Pros: Efficient and superb value
6.0 OK
28 Nov 2016
Good rental; poor telephone customer service
Pros: Rental was smooth, car was nice.
Cons: Telephone customer service was terrible. Poor communications overall.
10.0 Excellent
18 Oct 2016
Friendly staff and great customer service
Pros: Jeremy and Tiffany demonstrated excellent customer service. They greeted me with a warm, welcoming smile and completed my car rental/organized my transportation promptly. Such a pleasurable experience!!! I will recommend this location to my friends and colleagues :)
Avis
avis
Car hire reviews:
Good (7.2, 1 reviews)
Car hire locations in Santa Barbara:
2 locations
Avis
Locations in Santa Barbara
34 East Montecito Street
+1 805 965 1079
500 Fowler Road
+1 805 964 4848
  • 6.0
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 6.0
  • 4.0
Recent reviews
7.2 Good
14 Feb 2016
Not what it seemed - guy plugged in too many extra
Pros: Van was great, pickup was convenient, price seemed good, Drop-off easy
Cons: So day rate meant additional charges, including mileage and hours. That wasn't mentioned in the booking online. I bought the insurance through Kayak's site, but the guy said it was useless, should have bought avis insurance and tried to tack it on.
Thrifty
thrifty
Car hire reviews:
Excellent (10.0, 1 reviews)
Car hire locations in Santa Barbara:
1 location
Thrifty
Locations in Santa Barbara
5971 Placencia Street
+1 805 681 1222
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
28 Sep 2016
Pros: They were very accommodating and friendly
Sunnycars
sunnycars
Car hire locations in Santa Barbara:
1 location
Sunnycars
Locations in Santa Barbara
114 Moffett Pl
32 travellers who rented a car in Santa Barbara gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.3

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