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Car Hire Santa Barbara

About Santa Barbara Airport

Santa Barbara Municipal Airport is located 11km west of downtown Santa Barbara, California, close to the University of California, Santa Barbara and the city of Goleta. Most of the airport is 10 to 15 feet above sea level and is flanked by the wetland area called the Goleta Slough. The airport operates non-stop flights to Denver, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Portland (Oregon), San Francisco, and Seattle/Tacoma. More than 720,000 passengers use the airport annually.

About Santa Barbara, California

Santa Barbara is situated on the West Coast of the United States, between the towering Santa Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. With a climate that is frequently referred to as Mediterranean, Santa Barbara is dubbed the American Riviera. With a population of close to 90,000, it is the second most populous city in Santa Barbara County after Santa Maria.

Santa Barbara is a popular tourist resort, but the city also bases much of its commercial activity on services, education, technology, health care, agriculture, manufacturing, and finance. With car rental in Santa Barbara, you can use U.S. Highway 101 to drive the 153km to Los Angeles in the southeast and the 523km to San Francisco in the northwest. If you want to escape the city, there are massive swathes of wilderness areas in the Los Padres National Forest, which lies behind the city, among the Santa Ynez Mountains.

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I Always use Nova when travelling Stateside to see relatives..highly recommended for excellent service at low cost

Paul Bannister, Jul-2012

Thank you Nova Car Hire for an easy car hire experience in the United States. Excellent service was received by both Nova and Alamo Car Hire at very reasonable rates

Denise Pawsey, Jul-2012

Like previous Nova rentals in Europe & Africa, this rental in the USA was competitive and efficient. We got exactly what we had ordered, with no hassle.

JDW , Sep-2011

The rental service was perfect - easy to find, easy to return to etc and no problems at all with the car.

Steve Harrison, Nov-2009

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