Car Rental in Los Angeles

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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Los Angeles Airport
Economy
Chevrolet Spark or similar
Chevrolet Spark
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
NUCarrentals
$28.96 / per day
Downtown
Compact
Ford Focus or similar
Ford Focus
  • 5
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
$42.32 / per day
Los Angeles Arcadia
Standard
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
GreenMotion
$45.72 / per day
Los Angeles Airport
Intermediate
Mazda 3 or similar
Mazda 3
  • 5
  • 2
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$47.62 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Downtown
Full-size
Full-size (Toyota Camry) or similar
Full-size (Toyota Camry)
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$48.63 / per day
Los Angeles Airport
Special SUV
Jeep Wrangler or similar
Jeep Wrangler
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$60.11 / per day
Los Angeles Airport
Premium
Nissan Maxima or similar
Nissan Maxima
  • 5
  • 2
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$71.85 / per day
Los Angeles Airport
Mini Van
Chrysler Pacifica or similar
Chrysler Pacifica
  • 7
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
FOX
$79.79 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 06:06 on 2024-05-23. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Languages
English, Spanish
Currency
USD
Drive on
Right-hand side
Country code
+1
Average car rental price
$53 per day
Average car rental length
8 days
Speed limit within town
40 - 48 km/h or 25 - 30 mph
Speed limit out of town
88 - 104 km/h or 55 - 65 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.08%
Rating
8.9 / 10
Average gasoline price
$1.45 per liter or $5.49 / 1 gallon
Lowest gasoline price
$1.21 per liter or $4.58 / 1 gallon
Highest gasoline price
$1.66 per liter or $6.28 / 1 gallon

Why rent a car in Los Angeles?

Los Angeles is one of the premier travel destinations in the world. Millions of tourists visit every year to be starstruck, bask in the golden sun, get lost in the Disney fantasyland, and experience what might be the best culinary scene in America. 

Los Angeles is a massive sprawling city. Many of its most visited attractions are not even in the city itself, but in the surrounding area. Given this and the lack of public transport connections to many parts of the area, the City of Angels is certainly best experienced with your own vehicle. 

Besides, one part of traveling is experiencing a place like as a local would. In this vein, it would be impossible to visit Los Angeles without driving on its freeways (and sitting in traffic). 

Los Angeles

One-Way Car Rentals in Los Angeles

The most popular one-way rental options for pick up in Los Angeles and drop off in another city include:

  • From Los Angeles to San Francisco - 69 offers from $42.28 per day
  • From Los Angeles to Las Vegas - 72 offers from $42.28 per day
  • From Los Angeles to Phoenix - 19 offers from $55.23 per day
  • From Los Angeles to San Diego - 55 offers from $42.28 per day
  • From Los Angeles to San Jose - 34 offers from $54.80 per day

Top ways to enter Los Angeles

Most travelers coming from afar will enter through the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). It is a busy, bustling airport with a total of nine terminals. Unfortunately, like many of the terminals which haven’t been renovated recently, the rental car situation leaves travelers wanting. Unlike in many other airports of its size, there is no centralized rental car facility located at LAX and none of the car rental desks are in the terminals. Renters must take shuttles provided by their rental supplier to their off-airport locations. Note: Renters using Ace Rent a Car must take the Lot E shuttle bus to the Remote Rental Car Depot to meet their supplier. 

Other airports nearby include Long Beach Airport in the southern part of L.A., Bob Hope Airport in Burbank in the San Fernando Valley, John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana in Orange County, and Ontario Airport in nearby San Bernardino County. All of these airports are much less busy than LAX and have plenty of rental cars available from various suppliers. 

Finally, some travelers may arrive via an Amtrak train. Union Station is the main train station in the city and also happens to be an architectural gem. Rental cars are available in Downtown which the station sits right next to. Do note that L.A. is large and other stations may serve your final destination better. 

City facts

Los Angeles is often synonymous with Hollywood and the film industry. In large part due to Thomas Edison and his motion picture patents, filmmakers moved west to California in the early 1900s. Patent enforcement was much laxer here and land prices were cheap. This lead to significant growth and the building of major film studios. At the same time, the studios had access to many different settings in the region. Therefore, before long, the home of American film became Los Angeles. 

Nowadays many productions are filmed outside of Los Angeles. Tax breaks given by other localities play a large role in this. However, all major studios are still located in the city and most post-production still takes place here.  

The city, as many know, enjoys a Mediterranean climate. With an average of just 35 days a year with any significant rain, the city sees almost countless hours of sunshine. Summer temperatures remain temperature, with an average high of just 84 degrees (28C) in August, while winter temperatures remain warm, with an average high of 68 degrees in January. It is worth noting that the city experiences microclimates due to the coast and mountains. In summer, it may be significantly hotter in the San Fernando Valley than on the coast due to the coastal winds and lack thereof. 

Another unique weather feature in Southern California is that of the Santa Ana winds. During Autumn and Winter, winds from inland around the Great Basin affect coastal Southern California. They bring with them warm temperatures and low relative humidities. The winds, therefore, create perfect conditions for wildfires. 

While the culinary scene in Los Angeles is ever-growing, it is always one of the best in the country. Visitors don’t flock to Los Angeles for traditional fine dining. In fact, the Michelin guide stopped covering L.A. in 2010 (though will begin again this year). White table cloths, fancy dress clothes, and other pretentiousness are notably absent in the city’s dining scene. At the same time, one can find multitudes of restaurants with food prepared with expert technique and luxurious ingredients. 

Another culinary treasure worth noting is the abundance of food trucks in Los Angeles. The trend of taking the humble food truck and elevating it with gourmet-like food started in 2008 with Kogi BBQ, serving a combination of Korean BBQ and Mexican tacos. Now it is possible to find food inspired by local cuisine from all over the world roaming around Los Angeles. Apps like Street Food Finder can help with finding a food truck. 

Top destinations and activities

  • Hollywood - This area north of Downtown has some of the most well-known tourist sites in not just Los Angeles, but the world, including the most famous theater in the world, Grauman's Chinese Theater, and the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • Santa Monica Pier and Third Street Promenade - Just a short walk from each other, the iconic pier, with its amusement park, and the promenade, with its street performers and restaurants, are one of the most popular places for L.A. residents to get together. 
  • Disneyland - Located south of the city in Anaheim, the original Disney theme park, and the only one designed by Walt Disney himself, Disneyland is a must-visit attraction for both families and Disney movie fans alike.
  • Show tapings - Many of your favorite late-night or daytime talk shows and game shows are taped with a live audience in the Los Angeles area. Most of these shows are free to attend. All you need to do is register ahead of time for tickets, usually on the show’s website. Never purchase tickets to a show on the street, though. 
  • Mulholland Drive - This road is a stretch that is famous for being the location of numerous movies, including one titled after the road itself. Even if you don’t want to chase the cinema history or stars, you could take in the amazing views over the surrounding valleys that the road offers. 
  • Shopping - Los Angeles is the place to shop till you drop. With all of the star power residing in the city, it is no surprise that it is a fashion capital. From high-end shopping districts like Rodeo Drive and Melrose Avenue to outlets like the Orange Outlets in Orange County and everything in between, the city has shopping opportunities to offer travelers of any budget. 

Traffic and parking

There is perhaps nothing more infamous about Los Angeles than its traffic. When the freeways were built after World War 2 and the flight to the suburbs began, the car became quintessential to L.A. Traffic jams followed not long after. In Los Angeles, rush hour seems to last the entire day.  The only times where the roads are relatively calm are from 11 PM to 6 AM, though drunk drivers become a problem at these hours. 

In a large city like Los Angeles, drivers have a choice between freeways and surface streets. Many locals may swear that they are able to navigate this choice to their benefit, taking surface streets in places and times and freeways in others to avoid traffic as much as possible. Even if this may be true for them, it certainly is not for the traveler. Invariably, freeways are quicker for tourists, even if it may seem like the crawl will never end. 

Parking is becoming ever more difficult to deal with in L.A. The closer you get to the dense core of the city, the more likely you will have to pay for parking and the higher the price of it will be. Be sure to follow the parking requirements, as nothing would ruin your vacation more than finding your rental car towed and then seeing the bill for such.

On-street parking is available in many areas of the city, though for a limited period of time. Meters have gradually changed to pay stations, so if you do not see a meter, do not assume that parking is free, but instead look for the station. 

Many hotels charge for parking. If you are lucky, they will have a self-parking garage where the rate will be lower. If not, expect valet parking with associated high fees and required tipping. Many hip restaurants also offer valet parking, though it is always possible to park on the street or in a paid self-parking lot. 

Toll roads

While the majority of highways in the Greater Los Angeles area are toll-free, there are a few toll roads and express lanes to be aware of. 

I-10 and I-110 contain express lanes. While these lanes are free to use if traveling in a vehicle with two or more passengers, a FastTrek transponder is required. Some rental agencies have cars equipped with these; however, if your rental does not have one, avoid entering these lanes.

Orange County, located south of Los Angeles, has about five toll roads. Unlike the express lanes, these can be used without FastTrek. Cash is not accepted on these roads, but you can pre-register your rental here and have the toll charged to your credit card. Alternatively, your rental agreement likely will include a way to be charged afterward with an added convenience fee. The following are some examples of this fee (as of August 2019, be sure to confirm them before booking):

  • Advantage - Unlimited tolls for a daily fee between $9.99 -$23.99
  • Dollar - $11.99 per day for unlimited tolls
  • Sixt - $12.04 per day for unlimited tolls
  • Thrifty - $11.99 per day for unlimited tolls
  • Fox - $11.49 per day for unlimited tolls
  • Nu - $11.99 per day for unlimited tolls

Ideas for day trips

  • Santa Barbara - Less than 100 miles north of Los Angeles, this smaller, laid-back city makes for a perfect day trip from Los Angeles. Visitors can bask in the sun on the wide beaches and afterward visit award-winning wineries. Surfing, whale-watching, and golf are other opportunities to spend the day. 
  • Catalina - Reachable by ferry from ports in Newport Beach, San Pedro and Long Beach, Catalina is one of the Channel Islands located about 22 miles off the coast of California. Snorkeling and diving are the most popular activities on the island. But for those that don’t want to go in the water but still see the aquatic life, glass-bottom boat tours are available. Hiking is also another popular activity, though permits are required for the backcountry.  
  • Solvang - Do you want to visit Denmark but don’t want to cross the Atlantic Ocean? If so, Solvang is the town for you, at least on its face. With Danish-inspired architecture and the opportunity to purchase many Danish wares, such as butter cookies, Solvang is a unique village. It is not to be taken too seriously, however. While it may have been founded by Danish immigrants, most of the Danish influence is only superficial these days. 
  • Santa Ynez Valley - If you are going to visit Solvang, then taking at least half a day to visit the surrounding Santa Ynez Valley is also necessary. With over 120 wineries, wine aficionados will be in heaven, so to speak. For those that don’t want to spend their entire time tasting wine, a trip to Los Padres National Forest would make for a great way to enjoy the year-round good weather. 
  • Channel Islands National Park - This national park consists of islands from the Channel Island chain. Island Packers is the concessionaire for the park, and therefore the only company to offer boat transportation to it. All boats leave from either Ventura or Oxnard, located south of Santa Barbara. The islands offer both hiking and kayaking opportunities, either of which will lead to wildlife sightings. It is also possible to camp on the islands. 

Further destinations

A popular road trip is to travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Since both cities have major airports that are connected to numerous destinations, many chose to fly into one and out of the other. Due to the popularity of the trip in both directions, it is possible to rent a car in Los Angeles and drop it off in San Francisco. In fact, some providers may not even charge the usual one-way fee for this. 

If planning a road trip through multiple states or wanting to travel to Mexico, it is worth noting that there are restrictions on where you can take a rental car and they depend on which company you rent from. Here are some examples (as of August 2019): 

  • Ace - California and Southern Nevada
  • Midway - Arizona and Nevada
  • Advantage - All states and Canada
  • Dollar - All states along with Canada (requires Premium Roadside Assistance) and Mexico (requires Mexican insurance)
  • Europcar - All states and Canada
  • Fox - Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming.
  • National - All states and Canada
  • Nu - Nevada and Arizona 
  • Sixt - Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington
  • Alamo - All states and Canada
  • Thrifty - All states 

  • San Diego - Located just two hours south of Los Angeles is the more laid back, but still populous, city of San Diego. More world-class beaches await the sun-starved. After visiting the renowned San Diego Zoo, visitors can also head to Sea World if they haven’t had their fill for animals. When the sun goes down, venture to the Gaslamp Quarter for clubs and cocktail lounges or to Pacific Beach for a more laid-back beach bar vibe. 
  • San Francisco - While Los Angeles is the hub of Southern California, San Francisco is likewise for Northern California. Take I-5 or the 101 north for around five hours to get to the Bay Area. Drive across the Golden Gate bridge (being sure to pay the toll online) or mosey through the hilly streets of the downtown area. 
  • Phoenix - Take a six-hour drive through the desert along I-10 to the capital of Arizona and fifth most populated city in the United States. The city has many resorts, primarily for vacationers to enjoy the warm weather during winter. And with over 200 golf courses to choose from in the area, the city is popular with golfers. Green fees are high during the high season but can be a real bargain out of season, just be sure to tee-off early to avoid the sweltering heat. 
  • Death Valley National Park - A four-hour drive out of Los Angeles brings travelers to the national park with the lowest point in the United States. Badwater Basin is the lowest point in the United States. It is located a mere 85 miles from Mt. Whitney, the highest point in the lower 48. 
  • Tijuana - It may be possible to take your rental car to Mexico, though this would be highly unlikely if you are not a U.S. resident. In either case, the government fees and insurance make taking your rental car unattractive. With Downtown Tijuana lying just a few hundred yards (or meters) from the border crossing, it is extremely popular to drive to the border and cross on foot. 
  • Baja California - Spanish for Lower California, Baja California is a peninsula extending south from California. Much of the region is sparsely populated, though the peninsula doesn’t see a deficit of travelers due to the immense opportunities for hiking, camping, surfing, diving, and deep-sea fishing. As taking your rental car from the U.S. to Mexico may be unattractive, it would be very easy to walk across the border and rent another car in Tijuana for the journey. Do note that the roads may be narrow and twisty along with being remote and desolate in parts. Be sure to stock up on gas and water when possible. 
  • Joshua Tree National Park - A short two-hour drive down I-10 from Downtown L.A. brings travelers to this desert national park named after Joshua trees, which are abundant within the park. The park’s ecosystem consists of two deserts primarily distinguished by altitude. With over half the park designated as wilderness, travelers flock to the park for backcountry hiking and camping.   
  • Sequoia National Park -  Located in the southern part of the Sierra Nevada and about a three-and-a-half-hour drive from Los Angeles, the Sequoia National Park contains the Giant Forest, a forest of large sequoia trees that includes General Sherman, the largest tree in the world by volume. The park also offers wilderness, mountains, and backcountry hiking and camping. In this backcountry is the tallest mountain in the lower 48, Mt. Whitney. If you intend to climb it, be sure to register for the permit lottery between February 1 and March 15 every year. 
  • Kings Canyon National Park - Bordering Sequoia National Park to the north is Kings Canyon National Park. The canyon from which it takes its name is a valley shaped by glaciers that is around a mile deep. The park also hosts multiple 14ers (peaks of 14,00ft or 4,300 meters). With limited roads, backpacking is the only way to visit most of the park. It is necessary to obtain a backcountry permit beforehand. Kings Canyon is also a prime destination for rock climbing and canyoneering. 

Car Rental Prices in Los Angeles

  • Convertibles - from $78 per day
  • Station wagons - from $66 per day
  • Large cars - from $32 per day
  • Medium cars - from $30 per day
  • Vans - from $57 per day
  • Premium cars - from $52 per day
  • Small cars - from $29 per day
  • SUVs - from $48 per day
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What is the cheapest month to rent a car in Los Angeles?

Car rental prices in Los Angeles vary by time of year. This graph shows the average prices per month to help you find the best time of year to rent.
Average rental costs per day in Los Angeles
$36.39
January
$42.53
February
$51.95
March
$50.76
April
$44.80
May
$49.80
June
$59.30
July
$62.10
August
$49.22
September
$51.37
October
$42.27
November
$46.89
December
The cheapest month to rent a car in Los Angeles is January (when prices average $36.39 per day). This is 26% cheaper than the yearly average and 41% cheaper than renting in August (when prices average $62.10).

This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. How much your car rental will cost will depend on the type of vehicle you rent, how long you’ll rent it for, and how far ahead you book. Simply enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see the exact prices.

What’s the usual rental length in Los Angeles?

How long travelers keep their rental cars for varies from month to month: in July, the average renter keeps their car for 11 days, and in November, they keep their car for 6 days.
Average number of rental days in Los Angeles
8
January
7
February
8
March
9
April
7
May
9
June
11
July
11
August
9
September
7
October
6
November
7
December

What's the most popular month to rent a car in Los Angeles?

Based on the number of searches by our customers, the most popular month for renting a car in Los Angeles is August, and the least popular is March.
Monthly searches in Los Angeles by pick-up date relative to the average
83%
January
80%
February
77%
March
125%
April
126%
May
121%
June
107%
July
128%
August
101%
September
93%
October
77%
November
80%
December

Car Rental Information

Car rental locations 7
Airport locations 1
Popular suppliers Dollar, Alamo, FOX, Ace Rent a car, GreenMotion
Popular car categories SUVs, Large cars, Medium cars, Small cars
Lowest price $29 per day
Cheapest supplier NUCarrentals

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
Dollar Honda CR-V 5 3 SUVs
Alamo Nissan Rogue 5 3 SUVs
Dollar Honda Civic 4 2 Large cars
Ace Rent a car Toyota Rav4 4 2 SUVs
GreenMotion Nissan Versa 5 1
Thrifty Jeep Compass 5 2 SUVs
FOX Kia Sportage 5 2 SUVs
Dollar Hyundai Accent 4 2 Medium cars
FOX Chrysler Pacifica 5 2 Vans
Dollar Nissan Rogue 5 3 SUVs

Our Customers' Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental car. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

Canada
Hyundai Accent
March 12, 2024
Universal studios was amazing and I highly recommend it. We stayed in marina del Ray and it was a great area. Checked out a clippers game and that was great and a whale watching tour.
Australia
Nissan Kicks
January 27, 2024
We drove out of LA to San Diego and spent a couple of days seeing that lovely part of the world. Drove out of LA to other parts of the county to visit new friends. Visited Museums. I went to see a Lakers Basketball game. Went to shopping outlets, and many ROSS stores. Restaurants, Comedy clubs, entertainment. Had a fabulous time in LA.
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United States of America (USA)
Dodge Durango
December 24, 2023
We had a wonderful time visiting family and friends but poor weather made it hard to get back home.
Canada
Toyota Sienna
September 27, 2023
Disneyland,say no more!!
Canada
Chevrolet Blazer
August 22, 2023
Other than the car rental hick up, the trip was good. Weather was nice.
United States of America (USA)
Dodge Charger
August 18, 2023
Went to Slovang Ca, a little Danish town in North Central Ca. You have to try the aebleskiver. Cross between pancake and donut. Then we went up to Pacific Grove. Enjoyed the ride on route 1 to see the wild Pacific coastline
Australia
Ford Focus
July 21, 2023
Arlington was awesome, DC in general was fascinating
United States of America (USA)
Hyundai Accent (i25)
July 8, 2023
No. Each traveller must decide for themselves what will make their trip great.
Netherlands
Ford Focus
June 21, 2023
Private wedding.
United States of America (USA)
Chevrolet Cruze
October 19, 2022
Small but effective
United Arab Emirates
Nissan Rogue
September 29, 2022
Got to visit a lot of sites and beautiful coastal routes
United Arab Emirates
Chevrolet Equinox
September 2, 2022
Spend good days in LA , Orange County , & San Diago
Ireland
Chrysler Pacifica
August 6, 2022
Great sightseeing and shopping.
United States of America (USA)
Mini Cooper
May 14, 2022
The phone number looks strange and almost made me not go through with the rental but I called customer service and she politely explained the system can’t handle the 1 before the number so they have to use 00, they should mention this on the site! I’m sure I’m not the only person it scared!
United States of America (USA)
Hyundai Accent
January 16, 2022
We traveled up to Porterville to pick up daughter and went to the Sequoia National Park to a cabin we rented out for about 13 family members. Great weekend getaway.
Belgium
Kia Rio
December 14, 2021
We will be more careful next time, and if earlier, wait until our time starts
United States of America (USA)
Toyota CH-R
June 13, 2021
I've already explained this to many of my nursing friends. It was a great overall experience. The car was perfect, and efficient on gas.
United States of America (USA)
Nissan Frontier
July 18, 2020
Rent a pick up truck and drive from LA to Palm Springs..what a road trip..
Canada
Nissan Pathfinder
January 28, 2020
Great experience
United States of America (USA)
Nissan Versa
May 31, 2019
It was a holiday weekend and the traffic was light. Great stay!
United States of America (USA)
Hyundai Accent
March 8, 2019
its LA so drive carefully
United States of America (USA)
Toyota Yaris
February 20, 2019
Nice Chinatown, better than SF. Friendly people .
Canada
Hyundai Accent
February 14, 2019
Los Angeles is pretty much inaccessible without a car. It doesn't have a good bus or metro system and it is not safe for biking.
United States of America (USA)
Nissan Versa
February 14, 2019
Beautiful city. Go to LA County Museum.
Canada
Chevrolet Cruze
February 14, 2019
It is a good idea to rent a car in LA because of the size of city. It could be very costly if you take taxi.
United States of America (USA)
Hyundai Elantra
December 31, 2018
Good roads to drive if someone likes to explore area.
United States of America (USA)
Nissan Versa
November 8, 2018
God service, call to them with any problem
United Kingdom
VW Jetta
October 17, 2018
You need a car for travelling if you're planning to travel around California. Even if you're staying in a suburb of LA, I'd recommend getting a car to get around. I love CA, it's fantastic. The driving is easy, you just have to be alert.
United Kingdom
Nissan Versa
September 14, 2018
I currently live in England but I grew up in California. Once you get used to the traffic Los Angeles is a fun place to visit. I would recommend the beaches of course. Then there is Universal Studios, Warner Brothers Studios and Paramount Studios. Even if you're not a baseball fan taking in a game at Dodger Stadium can be fun. San Diego is a fun place to visit. Better yet is driving up the 101Hwy to Santa Barbara. Continuing up the coast and hitting Hwy One in San Luis Obispo and driving up the coast to Hearst Castle, Monterey and San Francisco. If you have the time driving from there to Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada mountains.
United Kingdom
Toyota Rav4
September 10, 2018
If travelling around LA, you must rent a car. Cheaper than using uber all the time and there's minimal public transport.
United States of America (USA)
Nissan Versa
August 30, 2018
Ensure plenty of time is allotted for car drop off because the entire process can be lengthened with all the LAX traffic.
United States of America (USA)
Hyundai Elantra
August 1, 2018
Lots of traffic! The signage for the roads don't give you a lot of warning of what lane you need to be in, so it's helpful to have someone helping with directions, even with a GPS map app telling you where to go.
United States of America (USA)
Chevrolet Spark
July 20, 2018
Driving in LA is not for the ultra cautious or faint of heart. I enjoy driving there personally bc I like quick and aggressive driving, but if you go under or at the speed limit you'll find yourself honked off the road or causing an accident. Lots to see and do, LA is massive and the districts are quite different from one another. The vegan restaurant scene is AMAZING. I love it so much there I plan to make it a second home base in the future. Everyone is quite friendly too, at least compared to Vancouver!
United States of America (USA)
Toyota Corolla Sedan
July 10, 2018
Getting around L.A. without a car is a big hassle or much costlier.
United States of America (USA)
Hyundai Elantra
July 2, 2018
If one will be driving around LA, keep drinks and snacks in car and get ready for extremely heavy traffic at all hours - lots of time in vehicle and likely using residential streets instead of the highways.
United States of America (USA)
Kia Forte
June 30, 2018
It's hard to get anywhere without a car. Unless you have wonderful forgiving family or friends in the area. The traffic isn't as bad as I had anticipated but it's still probably worse than where your coming from.
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Car Rental Statistics

Highest rated company
Enterprise
9.2 / 10
)
Lowest rated company
Economy rent a car
4.5 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
49
Total rental companies
24
Average daily price
$53.12
Lowest daily price
$28.96
Total cars available
823

Top 24 Suppliers in Los Angeles in 2024

Enterprise
Enterprise
Exceptional 9.2 / 56 reviews
1 location
$81 - $177
Alamo
Alamo
Exceptional 9.1 / 227 reviews
1 location
$68 - $155
SIXT
SIXT
Very good 8.8 / 43 reviews
2 locations
$47 - $136
National
National
Very good 8.4 / 14 reviews
1 location
$73 - $179
Black&White Car Rental
Black&White Car Rental
Very good 8.3 / 6 reviews
1 location
$101 - $611
Hertz
Hertz
Good 7.9 / 17 reviews
2 locations
Avis
Avis
Good 7.8 / 99 reviews
2 locations
yesaway
yesaway
Good 7.8 / 71 reviews
1 location
$62 - $124
Flexways
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