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Cheap Vacations in Santa Barbara

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Santa Barbara Vacation Deal FAQ's

Where to find Santa Barbara package deals?

On CheapTickets, you can find package deals in Santa Barbara as low as !

When is peak season in Santa Barbara?

July, June, April are very popular times to visit Santa Barbara.

When is the best time to visit Santa Barbara?

If you're looking for cheap vacations to Santa Barbara, January is the best time to visit Santa Barbara.

When is the worst time time to visit Santa Barbara?

Prices for Santa Barbara vacations can peak during August.

When is low season in Santa Barbara?

We have found October, November, December to be the least-crowded time of the year to visit Santa Barbara.

Where is Santa Barbara?

Adore roaming the globe for less? Are you an absolute master of saving money? It's about time you got cheap and cheerful in Santa Barbara!

It can be found 25 miles to the north-west of Ventura, and 2,361 miles west of Washington, the nation's capital.

Love meeting the locals while you're on vacation? This area of Santa Barbara County boasts a population of around 88,400 people.

Cheap Things to do in Santa Barbara

Ever heard someone say, "the best things in life are free"? Well, that's something we can definitely get behind (and we know you can too!) Here are a range of free things to do in or near Santa Barbara:

  • Examine the objects, inquire about one-off events and work out your brain (without spending a cent) at the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, the Reagan Ranch Center and the Santa Barbara Carriage Museum.
  • A healthy portion of arts and culture is always a great idea! All you have to do is study the forthcoming program at the Easton Gallery and choose which free or cheap event you're going to attend!
  • Give boredom the flick without blowing your budget at Elings Park. It should be your number one stop if you're searching for some outdoor excitement.
  • Find out a little about the local history without having to cough up pricy entrance fees at Santa Barbara County Courthouse, the Santa Barbara City College, the Hill-Carrillo Adobe and Casa de la Guerra. These free sites offer an intriguing peek into the region's long story.
  • You don't have to venture far to experience the charm of nature around these parts. Fern Falls, Seven Falls and El Capitan Lake are a short drive away if you'd like to relax by the water.

Cheap Santa Barbara Vacation Package Deals

You won't have to waste all day scouring the web for the lowest prices on flights, hotels and experiences when you book with CheapTickets. We've sorted it out for you already! And we promise that cheap doesn't always mean nasty.

Personalize your cheaptastic adventure by mixing and matching from more than 500 partner airlines and 500,000 worldwide properties. To pocket savings of up to $290^, just combine your booking with a flight and hotel package.

You go to CheapTickets for the cheapest prices, and we work hard to give them to you with our Price Guarantee. If you end up coming across your package elsewhere for a better rate within 48 hours of booking, we'll refund you the difference.

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Cheap Car Rentals in Santa Barbara

Hey there, cheapster. We're about to make your trip not only reasonably priced, but a lot easier. Instead of having to hoist your luggage in and out of expensive taxis while you're in Santa Barbara, why not book a rental car? There'll be lots of space inside for your belongings, and it'll be easy on your hip-pocket as well!

Hertz is right in the center of the city. All you need to do is make your way to FESS PRKRS DBL TREE HLE 633 E CABRILLO BLVD. Another comparable option is Enterprise at 601 CHAPALA ST.

Cheap Hotels in Santa Barbara

If you're a savvy traveler, you'll understand the value of booking a place to stay in advance. There are 125 hotels in Santa Barbara — let CheapTickets help you score the best deal!

Why cough up big bucks when you don't have to? Spend your nights in one of our low-cost options, like the Ala Mar by the Sea or The Presidio.

Flight deals to Santa Barbara

Prices found within past 7 days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Tue, Sep 21
SFO
San Francisco
SBA
Santa Barbara
$76
United
Fri, Sep 17
PHX
Phoenix
SBP
San Luis Obispo
$90
American Airlines
Fri, Jun 18
PDX
Portland
SBP
San Luis Obispo
$104
Alaska Airlines
Tue, Sep 14 - Tue, Sep 21
PHX
Phoenix
SBP
San Luis Obispo
$149
American Airlines
Tue, Jun 15 - Tue, Jun 15
PHX
Phoenix
SBA
Santa Barbara
$201
American Airlines
Fri, Jun 18 - Sun, Jun 20
PDX
Portland
SBP
San Luis Obispo
$207
Alaska Airlines

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