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I needed a car to go from Santa Barbara down to LA for an event. Renting from SB CarShare.com was easy easy easy!
Rich - April 5, 2019
First Turo experience and it was great! The car was great and the owners were so flexible and accommodating. Will definitively book again with them the next time I’m in Santa Barbara.
Maria P - August 20, 2018

Average ratings in Santa Barbara (4.9 stars)

BMW 3 Series 2013
Car was sweet. Pick up and drop off was easy. Will definitely be renting again from Raul next time I’m back in Santa Barbara. Which will hopefully be soon....
Casey F. - November 13, 2019
Toyota Prius 2012
Super friendly. Great car and even got a complimentary ride to the airport. If I come to Santa Barbara again I’d definitely use them!!
Priyanka S. - August 19, 2018
Nissan Versa 2016
I needed a car to go from Santa Barbara down to LA for an event. Renting from SB CarShare.com was easy easy easy!
Rich S. - April 5, 2019
Honda Civic 2010
I made a last minute booking and they were very accommodating getting the car to me. Car was very clean and we met at Santa Barbara Airport for both pick up and drop off which worked out great!
Nicholas G. - July 16, 2018
Maria P
Nissan Versa Note 2015
First Turo experience and it was great! The car was great and the owners were so flexible and accommodating. Will definitively book again with them the next time I’m in Santa Barbara.
Maria P T. - August 20, 2018
Toyota Prius 2012
Merina’s car is awesome! Well maintained, clean inside and out. It has navigation and seat warming which is good for mornings in Santa Barbara. It was my first time using Turo and Merinas husband Felix explained everything patiently. The friendliness and flexibility was the best part This can never be had at a regular rental company
Hitesh G. - September 26, 2018
Audi A3 2017
Car was beautiful! It got really great gas mileage 30 mpg. Car road great no problems. The only thing I did not factor in was the traffic from Ventura to Santa Barbara remember to give your self at least an hour each way on weekends. Will rent from again!
Ruben L. - May 27, 2018
Honda CR-V 2016
Merina and her Husband Felix were fantastic! We were staying a bit out of the way and they offered to drive us back to our place after we returned saving us a costly Uber. Overall the Car was very clean, full efficient, and well maintained. If I’m ever back in Santa Barbara I will certainly be renting from them again!
Raymond H. - September 13, 2018
Ford Cobra 1969
What a privilege to drive such an amazing car. So appreciative that Layne had made it available on Turo. The Cobra drives so strong and gets heads turning everywhere you go. Just the perfect ride for a few days of fun in the sun in Santa Barbara. Thanks Layne!
Dave A. - November 4, 2018
Ford Cobra 1969
Everything went flawlessly with Layne and this Cobra. Car is a monster and tons of fun and gets lots of looks! Driving it is a pure joy and he met me at Santa Barbara airport on time and even got me back there at the end! Trip ran flawlessly and if I'm ever in the area again, he will be my first call. Thanks again Layne!
James S. - September 10, 2018
MINI Cooper Countryman 2015
This car was so much fun to drive! I’m also a MINI owner and it was a treat to drive a Countryman while in Santa Barbara. Picking up and dropping the car off was the easiest experience I have had with TURO. It was super convenient. The car was very clean which is important to me. There were also little things that were thoughtful which made it easy for us to get on our way. I would absolutely recommend renting this MINI and would rent from Justin again. Thanks!
Sandra S. - July 23, 2019
Nissan Versa 2016
They were simply amazing. The car was clean, gassed, and ready to go. Helped me with changing the trip, were very accommodating, and nice as could be. It was my first time with Turo and they were knowledgeable about the process and helped through it all. When I come back to SB, I'll be looking for them as my first pick. Thanks guys!
William C. - October 23, 2019
Ford Mustang 1969
Layne is a lovely guy, really helpful and responsive and made our vacation even better! His Mustang is a stunning car, very fun to drive, lovingly cared for & a real head turner! I would definitely recommend hiring from Layne!
Ian W. - November 8, 2019
BMW 3 Series 2013
Duo of hosts were the best. Their black BMW 3 series looked and drove great. It was my 1st time with Turo and I’d be surprised if my next host can surpass the service I had through Raul and Isaac.
Dominic G. - October 16, 2019
Ford Mustang 1969
5 Stars for accuracy of the listing and service. It’s probably everything you should expect of a ‘69 muscle car... LOUD (ears ringing loud, ouch), tough to steer and lot’s of concerning noises (is it going to break down?)... but you should already expect those kinds of things. I would have loved it if we had stayed local but driving just over 200 miles was far too much and probably really dumb on my part. The car was super fun for the first couple hours and really tedious after that. Rent it and stay in the area and it will be a blast.
Devin D. - November 5, 2019
Nissan Versa 2016
Very friendly and super easy to communicate with. Car was solid.
Dominik G. - November 4, 2019
Ford Mustang 1969
Layne’s mustang is beautifully restored and runs and drives like new. The car was a treat to drive - we got complements everywhere we went.
Witt D. - November 10, 2019
Nissan Versa 2016
Thank u so much! Perfect as always :)
Amanda M. - October 18, 2019
Ford Mustang 1969
What a great day! Layne is awesome. The car exceeded my expectations for a great driver mustang. We put about 80 great miles under us and it was fabulous. You won’t go wrong with this rental and the value to cool factor is off the charts.
Brad P. - October 6, 2019
Ford Cobra 1969
Layne was fantastic to deal with. Flexible when the weather turned and we wanted to bring the rental forward. Persistent when we were trying to arrange insurance before the rental. Punctual and very helpful when accommodating our request for having the car delivered. A pleasure to deal with. The car is superb, a really fabulous experience to drive. I highly recommend it!!
Howard W. - May 26, 2019
Nissan Versa Note 2015
Great car! Would definitely rent again!
Javier A. - August 18, 2019
Nissan Versa Note 2015
Car was clean, simple and easy to pick up and drop off, will definitely use again!
Alaina C. - August 19, 2019
BMW 3 Series 2013
Cool car! We had fun driving the coast with the top down. Raul were great to work with!
Joe W. - September 10, 2019
Nissan Versa Note 2015
Tripnto Ventura.... was perfect!
Tawnya L. - September 12, 2019
Nissan Versa Note 2015
Used the car to get to LA as well as give multiple massages- it was perfect. Thank you!!
Tawnya L. - August 27, 2019
Nissan Versa Note 2015
Was such a wonderful first experience with TURO and SB car share as they were super helpful and it allowed us to see and explore the west coast with ease. Thankyou!
Catalina K. - October 4, 2019
Nissan Versa 2016
Everything was great! Very clean and comfortable car, just what we needed!
Blaise F. - August 16, 2019
Nissan Versa 2016
Used a car to get down to LA and back and they were accommodating with a last minute time change! Definitely recommend
Jordan M. - September 6, 2019
Mazda CX-5 2016
Aleks was very easy to work with. Dropped the car off at the airport for us. Car was very clean, got good gas mileage and had new tires.
Ryan L. - September 23, 2019
BMW 3 Series 2013
Great car and perfect for wine country and driving up the coast. Really enjoyed it.
Miranda D. - September 24, 2019
Nissan Versa 2016
The car rental was great because of the good communication and convenience before and during the trip. Also very nice and friendly hosts.
Laura L. - July 18, 2018
Toyota Prius 2012
Merina was very flexible with the times, especially since I made a couple of mistakes with my travel plans. This was very helpful. I never waited for the car or Merina. The car was very clean inside and out. Changing plans was never a problem and the communication was crisp and direct. Would certainly recommend Merina. Thanks for your help in making it a great trip. Best, Tom
Michael P. - September 14, 2018
Tesla Model 3 2017
Perfect trip! Thomas was great and so was the car
Alexander T. - July 22, 2019
Nissan Versa Note 2015
Very convenient Pick up and drop off system for airport travel
Brendan C. - September 25, 2019
Ford Mustang 1969
Layne’s mustang was amazing! My wife and I had such a great time cruising around in it. It’s in mint condition and drives great! Will definitely rent again!
Eric I. - October 13, 2019
Manuel Raymond
Nissan Versa 2016
Dealing with SB CarShare is a pleasure. I would absolutely recommend.
Manuel Raymond H. - July 9, 2018
MINI Cooper 2013
The Mini was an amazing car for this trip to Bakersfield. The car was super clean👍 Leah is very kindly! To pick up and bring back the car was so easy and uncomplicated. To sum up, I would definitely recommend Leah.
Manu S. - July 17, 2018
MINI Cooper 2013
Fun little car. Casual easy breezy pick up and return . The perfect option for a California day trip or longer.
Forster R. - August 13, 2018
Nissan Xterra 2006
Best experience renting a car hands down. Great car that fit all our needs perfectly. Jordan was so kind and flexible when travel plans on my end changed making what could of been extremely stressful very manageable. Thanks again Jordan!
Shannon L. - September 11, 2018
Toyota Tundra 2007
Emma is awesome! Helpful, responsive and just a really great person. As for the truck, I am in love, it was hard to leave it. I had so much fun I extended my trip for another week and had to book another flight. If you are even slightly on the fence about renting the truck, do it!! I toured a huge amount of the state and when the back door is open people love to come by and chat, it is the best way to meet people.
Cole L. - April 12, 2019
Honda CR-V 2016
Met me right at the airport gate! Amazing service, beats rental car agencies any day.
John K. - November 20, 2018
Nissan Versa 2016
Perfect car for a little road trip, great mileage! Owners were helpful as well. Convenient location!
Mathew M. - January 30, 2019
Nissan Versa 2016
Fast and easy pick up and return, good car to get around town in!
Colette L. - May 18, 2019
Nissan Versa Note 2015
I drove a few hours to pickup my daughter and visit friends. The car was clean and handled perfect and we were so comfortable! The person we got it from was wonderful too- kind and clear. I’ll be glad to borrow a car from them again!!
Tawnya L. - May 19, 2019
Nissan Versa Note 2015
The car worked out great, had super gas mileage and exceeded my expectations.
Lynn H. - June 20, 2019
Ford Cobra 1969
Fun car and Layne was great! Couldn’t have asked for a better rental.
Graham C. - April 23, 2019
Nissan Versa 2016
Great car to drive. The host is very and happy to answer my questions about the car.
Mai T. - June 2, 2019
Tesla Model 3 2017
This was a great experience. Thomas is a very professional guy and take great care of his Model 3. I wanted the full EV experience and it was really great and exceeded my expectations.
Michael O. - May 18, 2019
Nissan Versa 2016
Just to get away for a day or two been working so hard so I think I derserved a day or two and by renting the car made it easy
Jorge Z. - July 8, 2019
Nissan Versa 2016
I love renting from these folks! I always hope their cars are available!!
Tawnya L. - August 15, 2019
MINI Cooper 2013
This is a fun car to drive if you are confident driving a higher performance manual transmission car! Lots of pep and smooth on the road! Leah was great to work with!
Chris C. - October 8, 2018
Mazda 3 2014
This was such a pleasant experience. Great, clean car, and there were chargers and mints, even a pair of sunglasses. Made the drive more fun! Thank you!
Elena W. - May 24, 2018
Jeep Compass 2016
That was a nice memorial weekend with a good car! I recommend it!
Elliot N. - May 29, 2018
Tesla Model 3 2017
Thomas was great. He communicated well was on time flexible and explained the car well (tesla). It was a greatway to try out a great car.
Jill S. - May 27, 2018
Jeep Compass 2016
Car was great, nice and clean, smooth ride and a decent sound system was a bonus. Andrea was helpful and communicative - great first experience with Turo and will definitely recommend to others looking to rent a car in SB.
Richard L. - June 26, 2018
Toyota Prius c 2012
Great car, super easy to drive and very fuel efficient
Saskia W. - June 22, 2018
Honda Civic 2010
Great people, easy and convenient. Felix and Merina were great. Thank you for a great trip.
James B. - June 25, 2018
Tesla Model 3 2017
Such a fun car! And Thomas was great!
Christopher O. - July 6, 2018
Nissan Versa 2016
Clean and reliable car, hosts were easy to get in contact with and pickup and return was easy and painless.
Maggie G. - July 7, 2018
Jeep Compass 2016
Car was great and ran very well!
Kenny C. - July 5, 2018
Honda CR-V 2016
Road trip to visit friends for the 4th of July holiday.
Robert S. - July 8, 2018
Nissan Versa 2016
Easy pick up and drop off! The owners are very flexible. I would highly recommend renting with SB car share!
Will M. - July 13, 2018
Toyota Prius 2012
Great car to drive! Owners were very friendly and were flexible when I needed to change my drop off time. Can definitively recommend renting from these guys
Will M. - July 17, 2018
Toyota Prius 2012
A great service! Couldn’t recommend more. Excellent communication, service, and car. Thank you and will for sure rent again!
Paul R. - July 25, 2018
Toyota Prius c 2012
No complaints, the car was clean and efficient
James G. - July 25, 2018
Honda Civic 2010
Merina and her husband were awesome. I had downloaded the app last minute. They were here in two hours to drop off their car, which was in excellent condition. Super convenient and I will definitely recommend to a friend.
Honoria T. - August 5, 2018
Honda Civic 2010
Merina and her husband Felix were wonderful people. I will definitely rent from them in the future. Super easy to work with, very, very punctual, very friendly. A+++ trip. I highly recommend.
Jessica B. - August 18, 2018
MINI Cooper 2013
Terrific Car, clean and well taken care of. Drop off and pick-up is easy street parking and Leah is accessible for any questions.
Paul N. - September 12, 2018
Nissan Xterra 2006
Jordan was awesome! It was so nice to have an SUV on our trip to SB. Great for packing up the family and hitting the beach too! Thanks Jordan!
Melissa F. - August 28, 2018
Honda Civic 2010
Merina and Felix were amazing host. Last minute, my boyfriend and I needed a car for the weekend and booked in a few hours. They were ready and super friendly. They check us in, showed us everything we needed and we're very responsive. I am extremely appreciative of them and highly recommend booking with them.
Rakiya M. - September 3, 2018
Toyota Prius 2012
The car was perfectly clean and straight. Felix was very flexible and accommodating, as well as friendly. Could not have been a better experience.
Kyle C. - October 28, 2018
Chevrolet Corvette 2016
These guys are enthusiasts and know how to make sure you have a great experience. Highly recommend using EAD for your next rental! Tristan
Tristan T. - October 21, 2018
Tesla Model 3 2017
Great car! Thomas was also great to work with. Very professional and goes out of his way to be helpful. He makes for a better experience.
Michael S. - November 12, 2018
Mazda CX-5 2016
Aleks was very communicative and flexible. If I need a car the next time I visit I'll be renting from Aleks!
Jason F. - November 5, 2018
Nissan Versa Note 2015
This was such a great experience. In the car owner was super helpful. Would definitely rent again from them
David L. - September 21, 2018
Nissan Versa Note 2015
Another lovely trio with turo! These guys were very responsive and easy to communicate with, and luckily very flexible at the beginning of the trip! Will happily hire here again.
Sophie B. - February 20, 2019
Toyota Prius 2014
Easy pickup, flexible and prompt host. Would book through SB Car Share again!
Jubran J. - February 26, 2019
Nissan Versa 2016
Really enjoyed the flexibility of SB CarShare! They are so nice and professional. The car was spacious, and had a big trunk, we easily fitted 4 people with luggage in the car 🚗
Christian H. - February 26, 2019
FIAT 500 2013
Fun car, worked flawlessly, amazing gas mileage, and Raul was great to work with.
Joel B. - February 26, 2019
Nissan Versa 2016
SB carsharr knows what they are doing. Great communication, prompt drop off and flexible. Will use them again if they are available.
Jason A. - March 9, 2019
Nissan Versa Note 2015
The car was very clean and smooth to drive. The pick up and drop off was friendly and quick. Saved my weekend!
Max W. - March 26, 2019
Nissan Versa Note 2015
They were great. Met me right away and were flexible about the return and the fact I was too rushed to get gas due to So Cal traffic and my flight. The car was small but great and had a lot of pep and was very clean.. they even had adapters for the USB for use. Great company and I am sorry I left it without a full tank.
Pat S. - December 19, 2018
Nissan Versa 2016
Airport pickup was very helpful. Communication was prompt. Car worked out great for us. Would use again if in the área .
Lisa D. - October 26, 2018
Nissan Versa Note 2015
Super easy and made the logistics of my trip a breeze. Highly recommended! Pick up and drop off location is also close to town so that’s a definite plus!
Mackenzie P. - January 7, 2019
Toyota Prius 2014
This was my first time booking through Turo and my host was very concise about what I was supposed to do, very professional, friendly, and communicated well during my trip! Highly recommend!
Andrea S. - April 3, 2019
Ford Cobra 1969
This car!!!! Amazing! What an experience. Layne was great to work! Can’t wait to come back and drive the other car.
Jamie H. - April 8, 2019
Honda CR-V 2016
The transaction was seamless. Clean car with plenty of room. I recommend highly.
Justin R. - November 28, 2018
Nissan Versa 2016
Second time Ive rented this car. Owners are awesome and respond fast with any questions I had. Thanx again
Honoria T. - December 19, 2018
Honda CR-V 2016
Great car, spacious, comfortable, and very clean.
Cavid G. - September 22, 2018
MINI Cooper 2013
Great car and easy pickup! Thanks Leah!
Dwight B. - September 26, 2018