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Average ratings in Santa Barbara
(4.9 stars)
Pat S.
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
Mackenzie P.
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
Sylvia Ann A.
Nissan Versa 2016

Great car, great host, great overall.

Sylvia Ann A.
- February 11, 2019
Jihan M.
Toyota Prius 2015

This was really a wonderful and easy part of my trip. So much more meaningful to be supporting real people. And Tim is super cool! Would def do again!

Jihan M.
- February 8, 2019
Nicholas C.
Toyota Prius 2014

Used this car to go to Arizona for a conference. Absolutely great on gas milage, very clean inside and out, plenty of leg room/ room for luggage, and great service with quick responses. 10/10 would recommend.

Nicholas C.
- February 11, 2019
Tim L.
Nissan Versa 2016

5 rentals so far. Always great!

Tim L.
- February 16, 2019
Mathew M.
Nissan Versa 2016

Perfect car for a little road trip, great mileage! Owners were helpful as well. Convenient location!

Mathew M.
- January 30, 2019
Sophie B.
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
Blaise F.
Nissan Versa 2016

Everything was great! Very clean and comfortable car, just what we needed!

Blaise F.
- August 16, 2019
Joe W.
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
Malik W.
Tesla Model 3 2019

I can’t being to tell you how amazing Antonio is as a host. Seamless experience, car was ready as soon as I got to the pickup spot. I had a great experience. Will definitely rent again.

Malik W.
- September 4, 2019
Jordan M.
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
Cassandra G.
Ford Mustang 1969

Layne’s Mustang was more than we could have hoped for. It was the perfect getaway car for our wedding! The car is in mint condition, and Layne was accommodating and helpful throughout the whole process. We can’t wait to rent it again.

Cassandra G.
- October 1, 2019
Catalina K.
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
Brad P.
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
Tawni J.
Toyota Prius 2010

Kristi really provides a five star rental car experience. Quick, easy, kind , the car was clean and perfect for a week in Santa Barbara! Highly recommend!

Tawni J.
- November 1, 2019
Witt D.
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
Robbie M.
Nissan Versa 2016

The rental car was perfect for five of us who spent our Thanksgiving in San Diego. It has a good engine and is comfortable to drive. The rental was seemingless.

Robbie M.
- December 2, 2019
Seena S.
Infiniti G37 2009

Very good ride at a very good price. No issues at all, 10:10

Seena S.
- December 11, 2019
Tawnya L.
Nissan Versa 2016

My trip was to pick up a friend in Burbank

Tawnya L.
- November 18, 2019
Miranda D.
BMW 3 Series 2013

Great car and perfect for wine country and driving up the coast. Really enjoyed it.

Miranda D.
- September 24, 2019
David H.
Tesla Model 3 2019

Antonio was a pleasure to work with and his Tesla was perfect. Quick to reply to all my questions regarding the car.

David H.
- September 26, 2019
Scott S.
MINI Cooper 2013

Leah’s car is WONDERFUL ! I will Definitely things on Sunday I get it again. It could not of been better.

Scott S.
- September 27, 2019
Amanda M.
Nissan Versa 2016

Thank u so much! Perfect as always :)

Amanda M.
- October 18, 2019
Jubran J.
Toyota Prius 2014

Easy pickup, flexible and prompt host. Would book through SB Car Share again!

Jubran J.
- February 26, 2019
Christian H.
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
Lee P.
Audi A3 2016

Alex is a great person to rent from. Could not recommend any more than the app allows for: 5 stars, all around great experience. Great car.

Lee P.
- April 7, 2019
Mazda 6 2014

Hilda is a great host and super accommodating!

Jasper B.
- August 6, 2019
Amber C.
Nissan Versa Note 2015

Great rental experience for the second time - thanks so much!

Amber C.
- January 11, 2020
Justin W.
Toyota Prius 2010

Very nice car and great communication

Justin W.
- January 30, 2020
Toyota Prius 2014

These guy are excellent. They are quick to respond and very flexible.

Miguel 'ATO'd' R.
- March 24, 2019
Brad E.
BMW 3 Series 2013

This experience was better than we could’ve expected! Such an awesome convertible for the Santa Barbara area and the wine country road trip.

Brad E.
- April 3, 2019
Rich S.
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
Jason A.
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
Tom M.
BMW 3 Series 2013

Raul and Issac are the Best and the car was Great!!!

Tom M.
- March 29, 2019
Michael O.
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
Aaron L.
BMW 1 Series 2012

The BMW from Gary was a blast! We had so much fun in his vehicle and he was very accommodating and friendly. Highly recommend! Will definitely be looking for this car again next time I’m in the central coast!

Aaron L.
- May 20, 2019
Paige R.
Toyota Prius 2015

Tim was very accommodating! He was reliable for pick up and drop off, had the car in great shape, and gave me some good insights professionally as well!

Paige R.
- April 29, 2019
Paul L.
BMW 1 Series 2012

Gary was awesome!! Car was fun to drive and can’t wait to be back in SB and do it again!! Thanks, Gary!!

Paul L.
- May 27, 2019
Ethan A.
MINI Cooper 2013

Leah is a great person to rent from, the whole process was made extremely easy and I enjoyed the car a lot.

Ethan A.
- May 8, 2019
Jason C.
Audi A3 2016

It was our first time using Turo, but Alex was very helpful. our flight was delayed but He was willing to accommodate to our schedule! The whole process was smooth and easy. Thanks Alex!!

Jason C.
- May 13, 2019
Tawnya L.
Mazda 3 2015

So kind, and the car - So lovely!! Thank you so much!!

Tawnya L.
- July 6, 2019
Brandon B.
Toyota Prius 2015

Good experience all around. Easy and efficient.

Brandon B.
- July 1, 2019
Jeremy C.
Mazda 3 2015

Was a great car and Chloe was great!!! Would totally rent again from her!

Jeremy C.
- July 7, 2019
Courtney M.
Infiniti G37 2009

Great first experience using Turo, thanks to Marjorie!

Courtney M.
- February 8, 2020
Sofia P.
Infiniti G37 2009

Majorie and her husband was easy going and very sweet! The car was super clean, easy and fun to ride!

Sofia P.
- February 15, 2020
Ellen G.
Nissan Versa 2016

Easy pick up and drop off. Great car.

Ellen G.
- February 16, 2020
Kacie K.
Infiniti G37 2009

Great car and lovely owners who made renting a breeze!

Kacie K.
- February 17, 2020
Tawnya L.
Nissan Versa 2016

Trip with daughter to Ojai and LA

Tawnya L.
- February 23, 2020
Jenn C.
BMW 5 Series 2016

Everything exceeded my expectations. Todd was a great communicator and the car was very fun to drive. Thanks Todd!

Jenn C.
- March 9, 2020
Thaddeus H.
BMW 5 Series 2016

Beyond perfect. Travel often has hiccups, and we deal with it as it comes. That was not the case with Todd. He left the car for us early, and made the drop off convenient for us. The car was clean and as advertised. I would highly recommend his cars!

Thaddeus H.
- March 16, 2020
Bassem Osman E.
Ford Mustang 2018

I highly recommend Roy and his Beast (Mustang GT) for unforgettable moments, was so flexible and so friendly, car was clean and full with gas, make sure to return back the favor to Roy! Will book again with confidence. Thank you Roy

Bassem Osman E.
- April 26, 2020
Brad L.
Ford Cobra 1969

What an amazing ride! Rented Layne’s gorgeous cobra for my birthday - everything from pickup to drop off went great. The cobra is a blast to drive and get looks from everyone on the road. Will definitely rent from Layne again!

Brad L.
- April 29, 2020
Debra M.
Toyota Prius 2014

The Prius was fantastic as well as the service!

Debra M.
- March 3, 2019
Coy P.
BMW 1 Series 2012

If want to really see Santa Barbara/Montecito you’ve got to get Gary’s BMW convertible! It would’ve have been an entirely different trip with out it. Gary was extremely flexible; O changed the trip duration twice.

Coy P.
- June 10, 2019
Mai T.
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
Ariel R C.
Nissan Versa 2016

We're helpful and friendly throughout whole experience!

Ariel R C.
- June 3, 2019
Nissan Versa Note 2015

These guys we’re great. Super flexible

Miguel 'ATO'd' R.
- March 16, 2019
Andrea S.
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
Ingrid Y.
Toyota Prius 2015

Timothy is so kind, accommodating and even had great local recs! Car was clean. Ran very well. Perfect for our trip! Would rent again from Tim anytime!

Ingrid Y.
- June 24, 2019
Rediat B.
Nissan Versa 2016

They are truly great people and very accommodating. I RECOMMEND USING THEM BEFORE ANYONE ELSE!!

Rediat B.
- April 29, 2019
David E.
Nissan Versa Note 2015

Cori and Mike make the process easy and stress free; communication is always direct and clear. The Nissan Versa Note is surprisingly spacious and gets great mileage.

David E.
- April 5, 2019
Kipp H.
BMW 1 Series 2012

Gary was very accommodating and helpful. Amazing car too.

Kipp H.
- July 1, 2019
Adam N.
BMW 1 Series 2012

Gary’s BMW was great and perfect for Santa Barbara. The entire process was simple and communication was great! Will definitely book again when I’m in the area.

Adam N.
- July 6, 2019
Tati C.
Ford Fiesta 2011

It was a really nice trip to Santa Barbara and Deise car was really helpful to travel around. Clean car, nice conversations, quick response and flexibility made our trip. Highly recommend Deise! Thank you for sharing your car! Take care -Tanya

Tati C.
- July 10, 2019
Debbie R.
MINI Cooper Countryman 2015

PERFECT! Beginning to end! Thank you Justin!

Debbie R.
- July 31, 2019
Sandra S.
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
Alexander T.
Tesla Model 3 2017

Perfect trip! Thomas was great and so was the car

Alexander T.
- July 22, 2019
Von V.
Hyundai Sonata 2017

Thank you so much!! This was a great experience :)

Von V.
- October 7, 2019
Dominic G.
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
Tawnya L.
Nissan Versa Note 2015

Tripnto Ventura.... was perfect!

Tawnya L.
- September 12, 2019
Janahlyn V.
Hyundai Sonata 2017

My car was clean and easy to drive. The pick up and drop off process was also very smooth. Great experience!

Janahlyn V.
- October 5, 2019
Brendan C.
Nissan Versa Note 2015

Very convenient Pick up and drop off system for airport travel

Brendan C.
- September 25, 2019
Feiyang O.
Mazda 6 2014

The pickup and return is great, car is nice, host is friendly and accessible.

Feiyang O.
- November 29, 2019
Ian W.
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
Laure C.
Toyota Prius 2010

Really great car, I’ll recommend it !!

Laure C.
- November 25, 2019
Sarah C.
BMW 3 Series 2013

Car was fun to drive and Raul was very helpful and accommodating.

Sarah C.
- November 18, 2019
Manuel Raymond H.
Toyota Prius 2010

This was the best experience I've ever had with Turo. Can't wait to use this car again. Thanks!

Manuel Raymond H.
- November 18, 2019
James A.
Infiniti G37 2009

If you want to get a super cool car from some super cool folks, contact Marjorie and Steve. We picked up the car at the SBA, and drive to Ventura and back for a short weekend. All was smooth and well.

James A.
- November 24, 2019
Nithin R.
Toyota Prius 2007

Having a early pick up and drop off, Robert made sure to be there and communicate about his flexibility

Nithin R.
- November 19, 2019
Dan W.
MINI Cooper 2013

Very nice ride! All went very smooth !

Dan W.
- April 18, 2019
Ritunjay S.
Audi A3 2016

Alex’s Audi A3 S-Line is fun, agile and very well maintained. He was cooperative on all fronts and it was a pleasure renting from him.

Ritunjay S.
- April 7, 2019
Max W.
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
Tawnya L.
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
Howard W.
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
Javier A.
Nissan Versa Note 2015

Great car! Would definitely rent again!

Javier A.
- August 18, 2019
Alaina C.
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
Honoria T.
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
Kelley M.
Nissan Versa 2016

Friendly, flexible and efficient!

Kelley M.
- January 24, 2019
Joel B.
FIAT 500 2013

Fun car, worked flawlessly, amazing gas mileage, and Raul was great to work with.

Joel B.
- February 26, 2019

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