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LA Fly-drive holidays

There is so much to discover in Los Angeles that you’ll need a car to really get the most out of your break. Book a fly-drive holiday and enjoy the sights of this vibrant city and the surrounding areas.

Your options are endless when you hire a car in Los Angeles. Drive along the Pacific Coast Highway to San Diego, toward Mexico. Visit beautiful beaches and eerie ghost towns abandoned after the gold rush. Combine trips to Las Vegas and San Francisco, or drive inland to Palm Springs - which is a great base for exploring Joshua tree National Park. Or visit the stunning Death Valley National Park, one the driest places on earth – a truly spectacular sight. Hire a car with us to see the best of what California has to offer.

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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.

California: a literary road trip from LA to San Francisco

High Life Magazine

California a literary road trip from LA to San Francisco.

There’s more to California than sunshine and star gazing: the state’s coast-hugging cities also have a rich literary heritage that will keep book nerds busy.

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  • 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
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