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The Best Sights of Los Angeles Tour

The Best Sights of Los Angeles Tour
3 hours
USD 99.00
<p>The Los Angeles Tour allows you to discover the “must-see” sights of this famous city. On this tour, you will get to see The Dolby Theatre, Grauman's Chinese Theatre, The Walk of Fame, The El Capitan Theatre, views of The Hollywood Sign. You will also go down the famous Sunset Strip, where you'll see the Chateau Marmont, The Viper Room, The Whiskey A-Go-Go, and more; then we will head into glittering Beverly Hills to show you the glitzy neighborhood and stunning hotels like the Beverly Hills Hotel and The Beverly Wilshire (from Pretty Woman).</p>

Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, the beaches and more!

Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, the beaches and more!
7 hours 30 minutes
USD 89.00
Free Hotel pickup and drop-off!&nbsp;We offer&nbsp;the best experience of the area's most iconic sights and landmarks. See our 2,500+&nbsp;5-Star TripAdvisor reviews!&nbsp;This 7.5 hour guided tour (from LA-natives) is perfect for families, couples and all ages! We have four 45 minute stops and 1-hour for lunch.&nbsp; On our tour you'll experience the following: Santa Monica and the world famous Santa Monica Pier, Venice Beach, Muscle Beach, the famous canals and skate park, Beverly Hills, Rodeo Dr., the Beverly Hills sign, The iconic Farmer's Market at the Grove (serving a variety of great dishes), The Griffith Park observatory - where you have a perfect photo opportunity of the Hollywood Sign! The Hollywood walk of fame where you find your favorite celebrities' stars, the Grauman's Theatre (find famous hand and footprints), The Kodak Theatre (where the Oscars are held), the Sunset Strip, and much more whilst being entertained by fun, friendly, informative and hilarious guides!

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Official Los Angeles Airport Taxi Recommendations

IHateTaxis.com has a mixed recommendation on the official Los Angeles Airport taxi service.

A taxi from LAX Airport can be a convenient way to get to your destination, but the cost can add up and getting stuck in traffic is a risk.

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Official Los Angeles Airport Taxi Rates & Fares

Los Angeles Airport taxi rates given here are in the local currency (USD or US Dollar). Use our currency converter or the cheat sheet to the left if you would like to convert to your currency.

  • The taxi fare from LAX to downtown Los Angeles is USD 46.50.


    Fares for LAX Airport taxi* transfers to the following common areas are about:


    • Los Angeles Airport to Santa Monica USD 30-36
    • Los Angeles Airport to Disneyland USD 70-80


    Fixed rates are also often available to local destinations - inquire with your driver.


    Note: There is a USD 4 surcharge on all cab trips originating at LAX.

Los Angeles Taxi Payment: Cash • Some lax taxis accept credit cards
  • Always confirm with your Los Angeles Airport taxi driver if they take credit or bank cards and if there are any card fees.

Los Angeles Taxi Tipping Recommendation: Tipping recommended, 10-15%

Official Los Angeles Airport Taxi Details

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Los Angeles Airport taxi services are readily available outside of the Los Angeles Airport's terminal buildings at the Arrivals Hall on the lower levels. They provide a convenient and easy way to travel into nearby Los Angeles city and other destinations.


The journey from Los Angeles Airport into downtown Los Angeles will take around 40 minutes, into downtown Santa Monica around 20 minutes, into Beverly Hills around 30 minutes and into Van Nuys around 40 minutes, depending on traffic.


The airport taxi meters in Los Angeles start at a basic fare, but additional charges are usually made for luggage, late-night driving and travel on public holidays in Los Angeles, so it can prove useful to ask the taxi driver about these before leaving.


Official Los Angeles Airport LAX taxi cabs, displaying the official logo, should be used at all times to ensure safety and also to avoid being overcharged.

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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2020