RelayRides blogger and Los Angeles resident Nicholas Pell shares the best car rentals deals at LAX for your next trip to the City of Angels.
When you land at the airport, why go to one of the fleet-based car-sharing services? RelayRides allows you to book right from your iPhone. What’s more, you have more options and cars shared through RelayRides are 20 to 40 percent cheaper than cars rented through fleet-based car-sharing services. If you’re flying into LAX soon and you need a car, here are five that come with our highest recommendations.
This is a classic and clean-looking Audi A4 near the airport that will get you there and back in comfort and style. If you rent the car for more than three days, the owner is happy to pick you up both at LAX and the nearby Burbank International Airport (BUR). The moonroof lets you take in even more of the beautiful scenery around Los Angeles.
Thang’s Focus is a 2013 Ford Focus in pristine condition right near the airport in Los Angeles. It’s a great option for a person who simply must have a manual transmission wherever they find themselves driving. An inexepensive car, it’s also sleek, clean and the bright red color is sure to attract attention as you drive from one end of our metropolis to the next.
One of the best things about renting a car is that you can try something new and spice things up when you do it. One of the best things about renting a car from RelayRides is that we have a far more diverse array of cars on the road than anything from the traditional fleet-based car-rental services. Case in point, this sharp, sporty little Fiat 500. You’ll get 38 MPG in this hot little number that’s quickly becoming one of the hippest cars on the streets of the City of Angels.
If you want to rent a hybrid car near LAX, why not go for this fully-loaded Toyota Prius. It comes with a GPS and everything else that you’re going to need while trucking around Los Angeles. It’s got a backup cam so that parking is going to be a breeze when you’re trying to fit into a tight spot on the streets of Los Angeles. Leather seats add a degree of luxury to the ride, which is always nice when tooling around a city known both for conspicuous consumption and a prevalent car culture.
Speaking of luxury, this Infiniti FX45 combines luxury, comfort and style into one seamless package that makes it perfect for a family vacation or a business trip. This car has been absolutely babied with a hand washing every week and storage in the garage. It’s also fully loaded with everything that you need for basically any situation, including navigation, sensors for lane changes, a premium sound system and adaptive cruise control. No matter what the occasion, this is the perfect car for getting around America’s second city.