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Car hire in Los Angeles

Hire a car with British Airways in LA, you can travel the city in style and explore the surrounding area at your own pace. Enjoy fantastic rates, convenient pick-up locations and brilliant benefits.

Los Angeles is a big and widespread city, so car hire is an easy way to visit new areas and see all the sights. Head out on a road trip, and travel the Pacific Coast Highway – you can tour the stunning Californian coastline from San Francisco to San Diego. Or combine your holiday to Los Angeles with a trip to fun-loving Las Vegas, through the Mojave Desert. Select the perfect vehicle for your trip, from economy to luxury – Avis car hire gives you peace of mind, with all the local taxes, rates and insurance included. Add a GPS, for a stress-free trip – it’s the perfect accessory for your LA fly-drive break.

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British Airways car hire, in partnership with Avis, includes all of the mandatory charges that you'll need to drive away your car in Los Angeles.

  • Unlimited mileage
  • 24–hour customer support and roadside assistance
  • Collect Avios on every rental
  • Free additional driver for Executive Club members worldwide

Los Angeles car hire

See Los Angeles your way with one of our car hire deals.

Driving itineraries we recommend from Los Angeles

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From Los Angeles to San Francisco
From Los Angeles to San Francisco.

Take the Pacific Coast Highway from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Visit family-friendly Santa Barbara, or go horseback riding and surfing at picturesque Pismo Beach. The craggy coastline of Carmel makes a spectacular backdrop for your road trip, whilst the dramatic scenery around Pebble Beach is truly breathtaking. Drive through the artichoke fields of Monterey and stop at Santa Cruz. Ride the giant dipper rollercoaster, which was built in 1924, or stroll along the boardwalk. There are also plenty of rides and amusements to keep everyone entertained.

50 states in 52 weeks: a literary road trip through California

50 states in 52 weeks: a literary road trip through California

High Life Magazine

People flock to California for sunshine and star gazing, but the state’s coast-hugging cities also have a rich literary heritage that will keep book nerds busy from LA to San Francisco.

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Ensure your next holiday is extra special by talking to one of our North America travel specialists.

  • Call us now on 0344 493 0122
    (Daily 07.30 - 22.00)

Bookings made over the telephone incur a £5 booking fee per person.

Why BA car hire?

Book your car hire with British Airways - in partnership with Avis - and enjoy these great benefits:

  • Great rates and flexibility
  • Combine your flight with a car and save
  • Convenient and extensive choice of locations
  • Earn Avios on every rental
  • Earn bonus Avios when you book flights and car hire together
  • All mandatory charges included
  • 24 hour customer support
  • Free additional driver for Executive Club members
  • Join Avis Preferred at no extra charge and beat the queues with faster pick up