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Car rental Los Angeles airport

Los Angeles airport, known as LAX after the airport code, is the primary airport serving the Greater Los Angeles Area. It is located 24 kilometers southwest of downtown Los Angeles. Handling more than 60 million travelers per year, Los Angeles International airport is the busiest airport in California and the 6th busiest in the world. It has nine passenger terminals arranged in a “U”, all are served by shuttle buses. United Airlines operates to the most destinations. Other major international airlines include Qantas, offering nonstop service to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Auckland, Lufthansa, serving most destinations in Europe.

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Despite the city's well-developed public transport system, most people still rent a car at Los Angeles airport. There are more than 40 companies of car rental at LA airport, including Budget, Dollar rent a car, Hertz, National, etc. Please notice that their car rental counters are not located in the terminals. You can call the companies via a special number by the baggage bands in the Arrivals Hall. With all its glamour and fame, there is no high-low season in terms of travelling in LA. To make sure you have a smooth trip in this year-round busy destination, it's wise to make an early booking for car rental at Los Angeles airport. If you need to wait for the confirmation of other holiday products like flights and hotels, you can always use the free quote service offered by holidaycars.com, by which you have the chosen price and rental car at Los Angeles airport secured without any extra charge.

Facilities at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) include:



Contact

Los Angeles International Airport
1 World Way
Los Angeles
California 90045
USA

Airport codes

IATA airport code: LAX
ICAO airport code: KLAX
Tips and experiences for Los Angeles airport

Our customers rated Los Angeles airport with an average of 9.2 based on 20 ratings, and these are the most recent tips, experiences and highlights.

18-07-2017
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Communicate in a friendly manner with rental car agents and shuttle drivers. They can be a huge help, and need to be treated with respect.
18-07-2017
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arrive early to allow extra time for security check; wear sandals if possible for easy taking off & putting on; put all small liquid containers in clear zip lock bags; check in all liquid containers larger than 3 oz.; travel as light as possible for easy and quick passage; sign in to the Pre-PSA for expedite security check; keep your eyes on all of your belongings at all time; bring newspapers or a good book to entertain yourself while waiting in the airport; do not fall asleep while waiting, anything can happen to you or your bags; be alert and observant of your surrounding; rest well before getting to the airport; be patient.
17-07-2017
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Whatever you go leave ahead of time.
15-07-2017
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security screening waiting time not bad as long as you follow the rules.
12-07-2017
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For such a huge airport the whole layout is amazing. You drive straight up to where you are checking in and board from there too. We were amazed at the efficiency and efficacy of it all. Don't be scared of LAX. It is amazing.
11-07-2017
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I would suggest either more space or more people working at the counters to service the amount of customers getting transported to the facility. i believe a system between driver and base to notify amount of incoming customers would establish better knowledge for the # of counter employees to be on duty at a given time.
11-07-2017
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When you exit the LAX terminal to find the rental car shuttle, find the ground transportation island and walk in the opposite direction of traffic flow- this will get your blood pumping after a long flight, as well as reduce your waiting time for the shuttle. Always let the shuttle drivers manage your luggage into the vehicle, not only does it make luggage packing more efficient, but it's how the driver earns their tip! Have your rental paperwork or confirmation and driver's license ready for the rental agent when you're standing in line, it will make the rental process quicker for everyone. Keep your rental paperwork in your hand as you exit the facility with your car, the gate agent needs to review the documents and get your signature. Always be sure to adjust your mirrors before exiting the rental facility, you're taking your life in your own hands if you don't make time for proper safety! Feel free to ask the rental agent about current traffic conditions- they may have more up-to-date information about road closures/routes which will save you time.
11-07-2017
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First time I rented car from Advantage, and my experience eas 5-star. I usually stick with familiar brands like enterprise, but would go with Advantage again for both personal amd business travels in the future. Shuttle service to and from airport were good. Waiting line to pick up rental car was quite long, but it was in LAX so it was not a surprise. Customer service at counter was good. Return process was easy. Excellent price. Great experience overall.
08-05-2017
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Plan for TRAFFIC TRAFFIC TRAFFIC
28-03-2017
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Book with Budget
13-02-2017
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Beaches and skate parks those are all the best.
10-01-2017
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The reception on the return in the end was very attentives
26-08-2016
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Arrive early at airports; familiarize yourself with where the rental car shuttle pick-up locations are before you leave home, so that it's easier on arrival at the airport and you can pick up the next available shuttle. Relax and enjoy!
02-08-2016
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Don't be scared to hire a car and just experience everything you can, drive down the PCH for a great adventure
25-07-2016
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keep the car even in Rome, so we couldn´t avoit the hot weather there. tks a lot
24-07-2016
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Visit LA and Manhattan beach. The best place ever. Nice people and surrondings
15-07-2016
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Use a navigational device -- LA traffic is horrendous & you need the computerized devices to guide
19-06-2016
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In California we loved Paso Robles (wine tasting), Big Sur, Pismo Beach (clam chowder), Santa Barbara, Yosemite National Park and San Francisco. Would have liked to have spent more time in some places but we'll be back!
26-05-2016
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San Francisco, las vegas, death valley, yosemite, gran canyon, Anteelope canyon, los Angeles
25-04-2016
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Best destinations: Universal Studios, Venice and Santa Monica beaches, Wax Museum in Hollywood.