Some car rental companies in Los Angeles which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Thrifty, Enterprise and Hertz
On average a rental car in Los Angeles costs $43 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at NU Car ($25/day), U-Save ($28/day) and Elita Rent A Car ($30/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Midway 2001, South Figueroa 90007 (3 miles from city center).
Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Los Angeles are Midway (8.5, 382 reviews), Enterprise (8.3, 1521 reviews), and Sixt (7.8, 791 reviews).
The average gas price in Los Angeles is $4.16 per gallon over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between $50 and $67, depending on the car size.
Economy (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Los Angeles.
Car rental companies onsite at Los Angeles airport include Thrifty, Hertz, U-Save, Fox, Sixt, Dollar, Airport Van, NU Car, Ace and Budget.
Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Los Angeles airport to off-airport locations include Thrifty, Enterprise, Hertz, U-Save, Sixt, Dollar, Airport Van, Alamo, NU Car, and Advantage.
Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.
A Economy car rental in Los Angeles costs $36 per day, on average.
A Standard car rental in Los Angeles costs $45 per day, on average.
A Mini car rental in Los Angeles costs $54 per day, on average.
In Los Angeles, cars are most frequently rented at NU Car 5400 West Century Boulevard (8 miles from city center).
On average a rental car in Los Angeles costs $299 per week ($43 per day).
On average a rental car in Los Angeles costs $1,283 per month ($43 per day).
Los Angeles features mostly freeways, wider streets, and large parking garages that are great for any type of car. We recommend that you rent an intermediate or full-size car if you’re planning to discover the scenic routes and national parks outside the city. If you want to explore the city center, rent a convertible to fully soak up the LA sunshine. Fortunately, the city’s idyllic climate lends itself to any style of car driven year-round.
Throughout the state of California, the maximum speed limit on highways is 65 mph. Where indicated, drivers can go 70 mph. On two-lane undivided highways, the speed limit is 55 mph, while in business and residential districts the limit is 25 mph. Speed limits in Los Angeles also depend on the conditions on the road. You should watch out for construction zones which often have reduced speed zones.
In Southern California, gas prices average $3.73 a gallon. The price of gas is higher in California than the national average due to the state’s strict environmental laws, which mean gas stations only offer a rare blend of fuel. In addition, California’s taxes are slightly higher than some other states, meaning gas is more expensive in Los Angeles.
There is a wealth of parking options in Los Angeles. In popular tourist areas you can expect to pay between $8 and $25 for a space in a parking lot. On many of Los Angeles’ blocks you will find meter parking that conveniently takes credit card payments. Meanwhile, in the suburbs you can take advantage of free street parking. Some residential areas and side streets require a permit, so look out for the parking signposts.
Finding the right price, understanding the add-ons and staying up to date with policy changes can be a challenge. That’s why KAYAK has produced the ultimate guide to renting a car to help you cut though the jargon and make the right choice for your rental car. Find tips and insights for how to book your rental, what car rental insurance you’ll need, how to deal with a car rental agency and what extra fees to expect (and avoid!).