Los Angeles Airport (LAX) Car Rental
|Mon - Sun||24 hours|
- Location Services
- Online Check-In
Save time at the counter when you check-in online. That way we'll have your driver information and preferences ready when you arrive at the counter. You'll be on the road - and on vacation - before you know it!
- Self-Service Kiosk
Skip the rental counter lines and check-in directly by using Alamo's touch-screen kiosk. Check-in using the kiosk and a receipt-sized rental agreement is printed. You'll be directed to your rental car on the lot. At the exit booth, show the booth agent your rental agreement and driver's license - and simply drive away.
- 'Skip the Counter'
No need to visit the counter or kiosk.You can go straight to your car!
In order to take the advantage of this optional free service, you'll need to check-in online then choose the 'skip the counter' option. You will be required to confirm your protection options, agree to the Rental Agreement Terms & Conditions and enter a valid credit card (no charge is made until you return your vehicle). Simply print your rental agreement to bring with you, and you are all set! Go directly to your car, show the booth agent your rental agreement and driver's license - and get on the road!
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Directions from Arriving Flights
Follow these steps when you arrive at Los Angeles Intl Arpt
Follow the signs to baggage claimExit baggage claim and proceed to the Shuttle Bus pick-up area.
Upon arrival to the facility, please proceed to the Alamo counter to obtain your rental agreement and vehicle keys.
*** Traveler Warning ***
Due to ongoing construction related traffic congestion both inside the LAX roadway and on the surrounding streets, travelers may experience delays of up to 30 additional minutes when traveling between the terminal and the rental location.
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Los Angeles Visitor Information
All the glitz and glamor of Los Angeles is waiting for you. It's difficult to thoroughly explore this city without a car, so when your flight arrives at Los Angeles International Airport, pick up your rental vehicle and start seeing what LA has to offer.
When your plane touches down, follow signs in the airport for the baggage claim area. After you pick up your luggage, go outside and hop on the shuttle bus that will take you to Alamo's LAX location. Once you're settled into your rental car, check out the following attractions, which are all conveniently close to the airport.
J. Paul Getty Museum
This famous museum, commonly known simply as "The Getty" is 16 miles away from the airport. At this treasure trove of art, you'll find paintings, sculptures, and photography. Expect to spend between three and four hours here if you want to get the full flavor of the museum.
California Science Center
The California Science Center is 17 miles from the airport, and offers a fun time for the entire family. As you walk through the 40,000 square feet of scientific fun, you'll see displays about biology, ecology, technology, space exploration, and more.
Hollywood Walk of Fame
After a long flight, you'll be ready to stretch your legs. Do it on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, which is located 15 miles from the airport. Take pictures of the names of your favorite stars from both past and present. There are some great places to shop along the boulevard, so you can pick up a chic outfit, grab a bite to eat, or just feast your eyes on all that the area has to offer.
Santa Monica Pier
A mere six miles from LAX is the famous Santa Monica Pier. Take a thrilling ride on a roller coaster, grab a bite to eat at a restaurant, or walk along the beach. Rusty's always features great music and awesome drink specials, Oatman Rock Shop is the perfect place to pick up a souvenir, and the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium will delight the little ones in your family.
This landmark observatory, 15 miles away from LAX, offers amazing views of Los Angeles and the famous Hollywood sign. Attend a show in the planetarium and browse through the exhibits. Don’t forget to take advantage of the free Wi-Fi!
The area around LAX is brimming with fun things to do. Enjoy your vacation!