Hiring a Car from Airports Serving Los Angeles
Whichever airport you are travelling to, it is a good idea to check in advance if you can hire a car on-site. In the main airport, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), the car rental offices are actually located a short journey away from its terminals. There are also rental companies that collect you and/or drop you off – just look for the rental car shuttle signs.
At the Bob Hope (Hollywood Burbank) Airport (BUR), the rental car pick-up and drop-off point is located several minutes away on foot. Similarly, the car rental offices at Long Beach Airport (LGB) are directly opposite the terminal building. At John Wayne Airport (SNA) the on-site rental car companies are situated on the Arrival lower level between terminals A and B, while LA/Ontario International Airport (ONT) offers a free shuttle service between the car hire centre and its terminals.
Hiring a Car in Los Angeles City
If you want to hire a car in Los Angeles city itself, you will find plenty of options available: from budget car rental companies to the global brands. You can use Expedia’s search tool to steer you through them and find the car and vehicle hire company that’s right for you. Splash out and hire a convertible for a true taste of LA’s glitz and glamour.
Popular Driving Routes
There are tons of driving routes throughout Los Angeles, each infused with their own unique atmosphere. If you crave the adventure and excitement of a road trip, you will certainly be spoilt for choice. Why not take the time to drive along the 22 mile strip of Sunset Boulevard, or explore Mulholland Drive as it twists through the Santa Monica Mountains, or journey along the coast of the Palos Verdes Peninsula on Palos Verdes Drive?
Los Angeles Attractions to Visit by Car
As well as the major attractions above, you should certainly not miss out on a drive to Santa Monica Pier. Here, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, you will find the thrilling rides of Pacific Park amusement park and the world’s only solar powered Ferris wheel. You could also take a break from the hustle and bustle and go on a short drive to the sublime Angeles National Forest, where you can return to nature and gaze in wonder at the epic mountain ranges that form part of this national forest.