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Frequently asked questions

How much is a rental car per day in Santa Barbara?
Exciting road trip adventures await in Santa Barbara, with daily rental car rates starting from as little as . That’s based on prices found within the past seven days.
What happens if I need to cancel my Santa Barbara car reservation?
Our Customer Service Portal has information about cancellations. In most situations, total refunds are available if a prepaid rental is canceled at least six hours ahead of the collection time. Be sure to scan the car rental agreement to see if there are any exemptions.
What types of cars can I rent in Santa Barbara?
Many visitors go for economy vehicles in Santa Barbara. Motorists love them because they’re fuel-efficient and affordable. Plus, their small size makes them well-suited to cruising around cities, where streets are busy and parking can be tricky. But your options don’t stop there. Full-size, mid-size and premium cars are also among our rental range. Whether you’re hanging around Santa Barbara or venturing beyond, we’ll have a ride that suits your needs.
Where can I go on a road trip from Santa Barbara?
Everyone knows that Santa Barbara is one of the best vacation destinations in Minas Gerais. But you’ll also find plenty of other terrific spots to explore when you book your ride and hit the open road. We’ve pulled together a few ideas to get your journey off to a great start:

  • Roughly 35 mi from Santa Barbara, Belo Horizonte is on the itinerary of many visitors. With leading sights such as Mineirão Stadium, you’ll have no shortage of places to visit here.
  • Vicosa, around 65 mi away, also promises a good time. Chasing some sightseeing inspiration? Federal University of Vicosa won’t disappoint.
  • Get some distance between you and the city’s hustle and bustle at Sugar Loaf Mountain. Approximately 210 mi from Santa Barbara, it’s a beautiful place to get your nature fix.

Why should I rent a Santa Barbara car with Expedia?
With loads of experience finding the best deals for explorers everywhere, Expedia is the perfect place to rent your next car. We have suppliers in Santa Barbara to take your pick of, offering everything from small economy rides to roomy, full-size rides. Why not combine your car with your hotel and flights and save even more? From our vacation packages to our exclusive offers and member prices, Expedia will get you on the road for less.
How do I find the best car rental deals in Santa Barbara with Expedia?
Expedia makes it easy and fast to compare costs, offers and rental providers, and to check customer reviews. Combine your Santa Barbara car rental with hotel or flight bookings and you can save even more.
What do you need to rent a car in Santa Barbara?
In most cases, all you’ll need is a current driver’s license and a credit card in the same name when collecting your car. Proof of coverage may also be required if you choose to opt out of the company’s insurance plan. These requirements often differ between providers, so remember to check before booking.
What side of the road do you drive on in Santa Barbara?
Like the States, you drive on the right in Brazil. However, that doesn’t mean other rules are the same. Familiarize yourself with the local traffic laws before you hit the road in Santa Barbara.
What is the cheapest car rental in Santa Barbara?
Santa Barbara has no doubt had some happy rental car drivers lately. Daily rates within the past seven days were as low as and . These rates were available on Expedia, with a rental starting date within the next year. Prices and availability are subject to change and additional terms apply.
Can I rent a car for a month or longer in Santa Barbara?
Yes, and you’re sure to find your perfect wheels among our long-term car rental deals. Just enter your trip details and we’ll list fabulous options from numerous quality providers.
Where can I find a Santa Barbara car rental if I am younger than 25?
If you’re a younger driver hoping to book a rental in Santa Barbara, you’ll need to check the terms and conditions of the car rental companies you’re interested in. Some may rent to drivers under 25, some may not. There may be additional costs if you’re between 21 and 24 years of age. To escape any unwanted surprises at the rental desk, make sure you know what those charges are if they apply to you.
What insurance should I choose for my car rental in Santa Barbara?
After perfectly planning your escape, don’t scrimp on safety — choose collision protection while booking your Santa Barbara car rental with Expedia. There are tons of benefits to this plan, including up to $35,000 in primary coverage for accident damage, theft and vandalism. Plus, with a zero-dollar deductible and round-the-clock emergency assistance, you can breathe a little easier should a mishap occur.

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If the deals that are available on our page do not suit your needs, then enter Santa Barbara into the search wizard at the top of the page. We will compare all the best deals available for your car rental in Santa Barbara and provide you with a list of the cheapest options, with no added fees.

Renting a car in Santa Barbara

Pay at pickup is available, so you don’t have to worry about spending your money until you arrive at your vehicle in Santa Barbara. We partner with reliable partners that guarantee an enjoyable experience for solo travelers, couples, and families. Package your car with a flight or hotel to unlock even more savings from Expedia.

Expected prices in Santa Barbara

Prices are subject to seasonal change depending on when you decide to arrange your car rental but right now you can book .

Flexibility & Cancellation

Most car suppliers offer penalty-free cancellations, so you don’t have to worry about losing money if your plans change. To cancel your booking log into your account through the Trips portal. Click manage booking and cancel this car. If you needed to alter your booking, then you can create a new one once you have canceled.

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