Passport Magazine Santa Barbara

About Passport Gateway Magazine


Since 1995, PASSPORT GATEWAY MAGAZINE™, has shown millions of visitors where to find the very best restaurants, stores, recreational resources, galleries, wineries and attractions in Carpinteria, Summerland, Montecito, Santa Barbara, Goleta and the Santa Ynez Valley.

Today, more copies of PASSPORT GATEWAY MAGAZINE™, the area’s most attractive, comprehensive and convenient source for visitor information, are placed in the guest rooms at more accommodations and at more visitor centers in the greater Santa Barbara area than any other visitor publication.

And that means that your advertising in our colorful, upscale, digest-size visitor guide will be read by more of the over night guests that are research - proven to spend more money for dining, shopping and recreation, and, to be more likely to use visitor guides to decide where to go, what to do and how to spend their money than any other visitor publication in the greater Santa Barbara area.

In addition to the placement of your advertising in more guest rooms and other heavily trafficked visitor-serving locations, your PASSPORT GATEWAY MAGAZINE™ investment can also include a link to your web site from our address that is a advertised to more than 767,000 annual readers and used by thousands of visitors to make activity decisions before they arrive.

More rooms, more readers, more results! Three great reasons to use PASSPORT GATEWAY MAGAZINE™ to show more visitors the way to your business!

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