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    Car hire at Los Angeles airport at the lowest prices

    Book your car hire at Los Angeles airport through Auto Europe today and begin exploring the fascinating city of Los Angeles. You will be sure to find the perfect vehicle at a price to suit you as at Auto Europe we have a wide range of vehicles at over 24,000 locations worldwide. Contact Auto Europe today for a quote.

    Los Angeles is a stunning city famous for its aspiring artists and sunny beaches, with so much to see and do you will be spoilt for choice. Take a stroll down Hollywood boulevard to see the world famous Hollywood stars, visit Universal Studios or Disneyland for those who are thrill seekers or even for those who don’t like rides there is plenty to see. Take surfing lessons at Venice Beach or experience the Santa Monica Pier with plenty of events, rides and places to eat. You certainly won’t find yourself bored while on your trip with fun things to do for all ages and all members of the family. Have a read of our car hire reviews in Los Angeles section to find out what previous clients have thought of our exceptional service.

    Airport information

    Los Angeles airport also referred to as LAX is the main airport which serves LA, California and the surrounding area. it is located around 18 miles southwest of Downtown LA. It is the world’s 4th busiest and the united states 2nd busiest airport in the United States, with over 84 million passengers passing through the airport annually. The airport was first opened in 1929 although it was not named Los Angeles Airport until 1941 and then being named Los Angeles International Airport in 1949. It has since been added to the national register of historic places.

    Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
    Address: 1 World Way, Los Angeles, CA 90045
    Phone: (855) 463-5252
    Airlines operating at Los Angeles airport: Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Air Italy, Air New Zealand, Alitalia, American Airlines, American Eagle, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Delta Airlines, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Fiji Airways, Iberia, KLM, Korean Air, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Swiss International Airlines, Thomas Cook Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United Express, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia.

    Where to pick up my car hire at Los Angeles airport

    Collecting your car rental at Los Angeles airport is so quick and easy with the help of Auto Europe. Simply make your way to the desk of your chosen booking agent and the helpful and friendly staff will ensure to make it an easy process for you. All you have to do is make sure to have you drivers licence and credit card with you to ensure your booking runs as smoothly as possible. The airport has numerous car rental services, the offices for these are located off site and away from the terminals. The companies will meet arriving customers under the purple rental car shuttles sign, on the lower/arrivals level islands outside the baggage claim. these rental car companies are also authorised to pick up and drop off their customers at the terminals using courtesy shuttles.

    Dollar Car Hire at Los Angeles Airport Dollar at Los Angeles Airport
    1 World Way
    Los Angeles, USA CA 90045

    + 866 434 2226
    Opening Hours:
    Monday -Sunday all day
    Hertz Car Hire at Los Angeles Airport Hertz at Los Angeles Airport
    1 World Way
    Los Angeles, USA CA 90045

    + 310 568 5100
    Opening Hours:
    Monday -Sunday all day
    Avis Car Hire at Los Angeles Airport Avis at Los Angeles Airport
    1 World Way
    Los Angeles, USA CA 90045

    + 310 342 9200
    Opening Hours:
    Monday -Sunday all day
    Thrifty Car Hire at Los Angeles Airport Thrifty at Los Angeles Airport
    1 World Way
    Los Angeles, USA CA 90045

    + 877 283 0898
    Opening Hours:
    Monday -Sunday 04:30 AM-midnight
    Enterprise Car Hire at Los Angeles Airport Enterprise at Los Angeles Airport
    1 World Way
    Los Angeles, USA CA 90045

    + 310 649 5400
    Opening Hours:
    Monday-Sunday all day


    LAX has 9 passenger terminals and a total of 132 gates spread in the shape of the letter U. Each of the terminals is served by shuttle buses. LAX terminals are currently undergoing a multibillion dollar upgrade. Terminal 1 and terminal 2 are currently undergoing upgrade which will incorporate more retail and dining, a new baggage checking system and modernisation and expansion of current facilities. Terminal 3 is currently awaiting renovations whereas terminal 4 has completed upgrades including new elevators, escalators, ticket counters as well as extra restaurants and shops. Terminal 5 and terminal 6 have recently completed modernization with more security screening points, new baggage carousels, check in desks and 19 extra dining and shopping options. Terminal 7 and Terminal 8 are currently undergoing renovation which will have a ticket lobby expansion, improved security, enhanced seating and new lounge in terminal 7. Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) has a great hall with dining, shopping and lounges.

    Airport Facilities

    With LAX being such a large airport the airport has a very high amount of facilities from lost and found, first aid station which is located in TBIT. Nursing stations are located in each terminal, as well as several ATM’s and currency exchanges. There is free Wi-Fi, U.S. postal service and car rental information. There is also a PUP programme for those passengers who have stress and anxiety in regards to flying, there are therapy dogs you can encounter to provide stress relief. There are also animal relief areas located in each terminal. The airport has several duty free shops from Burberry, DFS, Gucci and Hermes as well as a wide range of shopping and gift shops including stores such as Belkin, Emporio Armani, Fred Segal and Victorias Secret. There are also a large amount of restaurants and food concessions to choose from including popular stores such as Pret A Manger, Shake Shack, 7-Eleven, Dunkin Donuts, Starbucks and Chick-Fil-A and many more.

    How to get to and from Los Angeles airport

    Getting around couldn’t be easier when you rent a car in Los Angeles airport it gives you the freedom to avoid busy public transport and to go straight from the airport with no stops in between. However should you choose to use public transport there are many options available. There is an LAX shuttle and airline connection which transports passengers between terminals, parking lots, and the cities bus centre. The LAX Flyaway bus also provides transport between the terminals 7 days a week as well as the Metro Green Line. There are also several buses which provide transport from LAX to other parts of Los Angeles some of these companies are Culver City Bus Lines, Santa Monica Big Blue Bus, and Torrance Transit. Fares for these can be purchased once on the bus but please be aware most bus companies do not carry change and will only accept the right fare in bills and coins. There is also the Super Shuttle which is a shared ride service this departs from the orange zone at lower/arrivals level. There are also several taxi companies which run from LAX including Beverly Hills Cab Company, LA Checker Cab and United Independent Taxi Drivers.

    Parking tips

    Parking your car hire at Los Angeles airport couldn’t be easier as LAX has 8 separate parking lots with over 8300 parking spaces total. All of these car parks can be checked on the official website as to which have spaces free and exactly how many. There is also an Economy parking lot E which is located close by LAX at 111th street and holds 2690 parking spaces. Economy Lot E charges $4 for up to the first hour, $4 per additional hour or a $12 maximum for up to 24 hours. All other parking lots have 15 minutes free parking, $5 for up to the first hour, $4 for each 30 minutes after the first hour and a maximum of $40 for each period of 24 hours. The airport also has spaces intended for electric vehicles which have charging stations. Parking around Los Angeles is also quite easy as the city has over 100 public parking areas as well as street parking being largely available. There are also around 40,000 metred parking areas so although sometimes there is a charge, there is no shortage of parking spaces around the city.

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