Each travel equation presents a unique problem that requires an equally unique solution.  Santa Barbara Travel is a solution provider.  Whether it’s a vacation or a business trip, a sports team, or a multi-generational family reunion our goal is to provide the right solution.

We carefully listen to our clients.  We research and review options.  We collaborate on the alternatives and design.  The execution of the design and the successful completion of the trip is our final goal.  We do not approach travel as a manufacturing process.  Each itinerary is treated with the same attention to detail and the same level of service that has been the hallmark of Santa Barbara Travel since 1947.

Discover – Collaboration – Design – Execution – Follow-up

Client relationships are the foundation of our business.  It is our service that defines us.

Behind the scenes –

For Business Traveler:

  • 80 point quality control check
  • Data warehouse
  • Comprehensive reporting
  • Data analytics
  • Preferred supplier relationship
  • Exclusive discounts and amenities
  • 24/7 access

For the Leisure Traveler:

  • Virtuoso Travel Network
  • Best of the Best Hotel Program and associated benefits and amenities
  • Access to world’s finest travel companies
  • Exclusive Voyager Club benefits and amenities
  • Airfare discounts – in conjunction with specific products
  • Destination and product specialists

Message from Charles de L'Arbre, C.E.O.

As a professional services company we take great pride and ownership in assisting our clients with all of their travel needs. Our travel consultants are specialists and very experienced at what they do. Our company services a diversified clientele that ranges from corporate travel, meetings and incentives, group and entertainment travel, to luxury travel for individuals and families. Let our travel experience make your travel experience truly memorable.

Message from David de L'Arbre, C.O.O.

Travel is complicated and our responsibility is to manage the details. From fulfillment services to data consolidation to vendor negotiations we are well positioned to provide strategic support services that enables our clients to save time, save money and take control of their travel budgets. Our company has invested in the best people and the best technology in order to provide services that our clients can count on. We assist organizations of all sizes manage their travel budget more effectively.

Mission Statement

At Santa Barbara Travel Bureau, excellence is the continuous commitment to achieve the best possible results. It is dedication to learning what the customer wants, determination to develop the right concept and execution of that concept with care, precision and attention to detail. In short, excellence means being the standard by which others are judged.

Company Profile

Santa Barbara Travel Bureau is the premier travel management company in the Santa Barbara area, specializing in corporate & leisure travel as well as meeting, group and event coordination.

In business since 1947, the company is privately owned by Charles and David de L'Arbre. Our strength comes from a solid, experienced agent team and a dedication to long-term client partnerships. Our philosophy of flexibility, continuous improvement, agent education and dedication to customer service results in our high client satisfaction rate.

We have three office locations serving our customers. Please come by and talk with us about your next trip.