LAX VIP Service

19 Mar, 2024
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The Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is the largest and busiest airport on the west coast of the United States. LAX is also considered the 2nd busiest airport in the US.
Los Angeles Airport is located in the Westchester neighborhood, which is the Westside region of Los Angeles County, California. It is 30 kilometers southwest of downtown Los Angeles. The airport’s address is 1 World Way, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA.
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Los Angeles International Airport has 9 terminals, which are the Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) and the terminals numbered 1-8.
It takes around 4 minutes to walk to the adjacent terminal. A free shuttle bus ride is also available for travelers who want to get from one terminal to another. Shuttle buses transport passengers between terminals every 10-15 minutes. 
  • LAX Terminal 1 hosts some international and domestic flights.
  • LAX Terminal 2 operates with international flights. It also serves as a hub for Virgin Atlantic and Southwest Airlines check-in.
  • LAX Terminal 3 is a passenger check-in for Avianca, Copa, Interjet, and Virgin Australia Airlines. Also, it is a hub for Delta Air Lines, making it a passenger check-in for planes departing from Terminals 2 and 3. 
  • LAX Terminal 4 is currently being used exclusively by American Airlines. International passengers arriving at this terminal will get off at TBIT.
  • LAX Terminal 5 hosts some carriers like Frontier Airlines. 
  • LAX Terminal 6 operates with Alaska Airlines and other carriers.
  • LAX Terminal 7 United Express and United Airlines are the only carriers serving this terminal.
  • LAX Terminal 8 is used exclusively by mainline flights of United Express and United Airlines. 
  • LAX Terminal B (TBIT) exclusively hosts international flights not hosted in LAX Terminal 2.
The International Currency Exchange (ICE) is the sole vendor of money exchanges at Los Angeles International Airport. ICE charges a 2% fee for card payments and a delivery fee of $3-5. Their money exchange booths are at the following locations:
  • Terminal 2-Arrivals and departures
  • Terminal 3-Departures
  • Terminal 6-Arrivals and departures
  • Terminal 7-Departures
  • North and South Entrance of TBIT-Departures
  • Terminal B (TBIT)-Arrivals
There are several airport lounges at Los Angeles International Airport for economy-class travelers. Access to these lounges is available if you pay at the door, or if you purchase a day pass or annual membership. 
Here is a map of the lounges
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Here are the names of lounges at Los Angeles Airport and their location:
Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge and Alaska Lounge are located at Terminal 6, Airside.
The American Airlines Admirals Club has 3 locations: Airside of Terminal 4, airside of Terminal 5, near Duty-Free, and at the airside of the American Eagle Regional Terminal.
The Delta Sky Club has 2 locations at LAX. One lounge is at the airside of Terminal 2, Mezzanine Level. The other lounge is in the same location but across from the Main Club above.
KAL Lounge and Qantas Club are located at the airside of TBIT, Level 5. The United Club is at the airside of Terminal 7. Located across the road between Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 is the USO Lounge.
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Terminal 1
  • Panda Express: Serves steam table Chinese food
  • Einstein Bros. Bagel: Bagels, breakfast sandwiches
  • Chick-fil-A: Waffle fries, fried chicken sandwiches 
  • The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf: Baked goods, blended drinks, coffee 
  • California Pizza Kitchen: Pizza, salads
  • Reilly’s Irish Pub: Serves burgers, sandwiches, tacos, sliders, cocktails, beer
  • Ace Cerveceria and Tacos: Tacos, guac, nachos
  • Rock & Brews Concert Bar and Grill: Salads, burgers, pizzas, sandwiches, craft beers
  • Betcha Burger: Burgers, hot dogs, chicken, breakfast items
  • Urth Caffe and Bar: Salads, sandwiches, coffee
Terminal 2
  • Starbucks: Coffee
  • Pick Up Stix: Chinese fast food classics
  • Jersey Mike’s Subs: Sandwiches, Philly cheesesteaks, Italian subs 
  • Built Custom Burgers: Burgers, fries
  • Breeze: Coffee
  • Fresh Brothers Pizza & Sandwiches: Pizza, sandwiches wings, salads
  • SeaLegs Wine Bar: Small plates, snacks, wine
  • Barney’s Beanery: Diner food
  • Slapfish Modern Seafood Shack: Breakfast, sandwiches, lobster rolls, fish tacos
Terminal 3
  • Native (by LA chef Nyesha Arrington): Asian-influenced dishes
  • Alfred Coffee: Breakfast burritos, pastries, coffee, beer, wine
  • Homeboy Cafe: Sandwiches, baked goods
  • Jamba Juice: Juice, smoothie
Terminal 4
  • Homeboy Cafe: Salads, sandwiches, coffee
  • Dunkin’ Donuts: Donuts, coffee
  • La Provence Patisserie and Cafe: French macarons, donuts, paninis
  • Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza: Pizza, soups, salads, beer
Terminal 5
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  • Farmers Market To Go: (Grab and go fare) 
  • Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf: Baked goods, blended drinks, coffee
  • Rock & Brews: Pizzas, burgers, sandwiches, salads, craft beers
  • Ford’s Filling Station: (Airport outlet of Chef Ben Ford)
  • Monsieur Marcel Gourmet Market & Bistro: Healthy bistro fare, gourmet items
  • Loteria! Grill (by chef Jimmy Shaw): tacos, burritos 
  • Donburi Bistro: Japanese rice bowls
  • Lemonade: Breakfast fare, salads, sandwiches, 
Terminal 6
  • The Kitchen by Wolfgang Puck: Breakfast and lunch options
  • California Pizza Kitchen: (A full-service restaurant)
  • WPizza by Wolfgang Puck: Chef signature pizzas
  • The Habit Burger Grill: Burgers
  • Starbucks: (Airport outlet)
  • Wahoo’s Fish Taco: Fish taco
  • Starbucks Evenings: Coffee, snacks, wine
  • Point the Way Cafe: (A gastropub)
  • Blu2o: California cuisine
  • EarthBar: Smoothies, acai bowls
Terminal 7
  • Wolfgang Puck Express: Salads, sandwiches, pizzas 
  • Rolling Stone Bar & Grill: Burgers, chicken tenders, wings, salads, booze
  • B Grill by Boa Steakhouse: Seafood, steaks, pasta, salads, sandwiches, burgers 
  • The Counter Custom Built Burgers: Fries, burgers
  • Loteria! Grill (by chef Jimmy Shaw): Mexican fare 
  • BLD: Hot plates, salads, sandwiches
  • Ashland Hill (Main Street Santa Monica gastropub): (Airport outlet) 
  • Klatch Coffee: (Airport outlet)
  • Dunkin’: (Airport outlet) 
  • LA Life: Fruits, salads, snacks
  • Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf: Snacks, baked goods, coffee
Terminal 8
  • Stella Bar: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, vegan/vegetarian options
  • Engine Co. No. 28 (full-service restaurant & bar): Classic American cuisine
  • Carl’s Jr: Burger, breakfast sandwiches
  • Panda Express: American Chinese fare
  • Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf: snacks, baked goods, coffee
Terminal B (TBIT)
Pre-Security Checkpoint
  • Chicken Guy: (Fast-food chicken spot)
  • Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf: Coffee, tea, snacks
  • WPizza by Wolfgang Puck: Pizza
  • Planet Hollywood: Burgers, sandwiches, pasta
  • Asian Street Eats by Chef Hung: Mixed rice bowls, scallion pancakes, Japanese teas
  • Pinkberry: Tart froyo
  • Earl of Sandwich: (Airport outlet)
West Gates
  • Illy Coffee
  • Flight Shop
  • Santouka Ramen: Ramen
  • Playa Vista: Fruit, snacks, coffee
After Security Checkpoint
  • P.F. Chang’s: Chinese-American and Asian dishes
  • Beecher’s Handmade Cheese: Grilled cheese sandwiches, soups
  • 800 Degrees: Neapolitan-style pizzas
  • Umami Burger: Burgers
  • Chaya Sushi: Japanese lounge fare
  • Border Grill: Mexican specialties
  • Santa Monica Brew Works: (A brewpub)
  • Vino Volo: Small plates, wine
  • ink.sack: Sandwiches (in half portions)
  • Playa Vista: Fruit, snacks, coffee
  • Pret-A-Manger: Salads, sandwiches
  • La Mill Coffee: Roasted coffee
  • Kentucky Fried Chicken: (Airport outlet)
  • Vanilla Bakeshop: Cupcakes
  • Panda Express: American-Chinese fare
  • Starbucks: (Airport outlet)
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Central Terminal Airport Parking (CTA)
Los Angeles Airport has allocated several parking spaces for its terminals. Here are specific parking spaces for specific terminals:
  • P1 for Terminal 1
  • P2A & P2B for Terminal 2
  • P3 for T3 & TBIT
  • P4 for T4 & TBIT
  • P5 for T5
  • P6 for T6
  • P7 for T7 & T8
Here are the parking rates:
  • First 15 minutes: Free
  • The first hour, or a fraction thereof: $5
  • Every 30 minutes after the first hour: $4
  • Every 24 hours: $40 maximum
LAX Economy Parking
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) allocates economy parking at Lot E, a 15-minute drive from the airport.
Using the shuttle bus is required when getting to and from the airport. The bus ride is free and this service is available 24/7. The buses run every 15 minutes between the CTA and Lot E.
Economy parking is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. The rates are as follows:
  • Per hour (or fraction thereof): $4
  • Per day: $12 maximum   
Apply for our meet and greet services on arrivals, departures, and connecting flights for a seamless airport experience. Our dedicated greeter will explain to you all the airport formalities as well as take care of everything for you. 
While you’re at the Los Angeles International Airport you can:
Indulge yourself
LAX has a wide selection of cafes, fast food outlets, and restaurants offering international cuisine.
Hang out in a Lounge
All terminals at LAX have lounges where you can enjoy good food, watch TV, or unwind in a quiet and comfortable environment.
Hit the shops
Los Angeles Airport has a wide range of duty-free shops that offer an endless shopping experience.
Stay connected
Use the airport’s free WiFi to stay connected to family and friends.
Relax at a spa
There are 2 locations at the airport where you can get a massage, reflexology treatment, facials, and even mani/pedis.
When you need to sleep, the airport provides blankets and cots. But noise and announcements are common from time to time. There are hotels nearby that can provide a more comfortable and uninterrupted sleep.
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1. Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport 
  • 0.7 km from LAX 
  • 24-hour transfer service to the airport
  • spacious rooms
  • comfy beds
  • WiFi
  • outdoor pool
2. The Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles LAX / Century Boulevard 
  • 0.8 km from LAX
  • spacious rooms
  • comfy beds
  • WiFi
  • on-site restaurant
3. H Hotel Los Angeles, Curio Collection By Hilton
  • 0.9 km from LAX
  • outdoor pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • unobstructed views of the Pacific Ocean, Los Angeles, and LAX
4. Homewood Suites By Hilton Los Angeles International Airport
  • 0.9 km from LAX
  • complimentary breakfast
  • WiFi
  • heated, outdoor pool
5. Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel
  • 1.1 km from LAX
  • outdoor heated pool
  • on-site gym
All car rental options are not on-site but they provide shuttle buses to locations near LAX. Head on to the lower level of the Arrivals Hall, near the Baggage Claim area, to find the shuttles that will take you to car rental offices near LAX. Alternatively, there’s an area (with a purple “Rental Car Shuttles” sign) where car hire companies pick up passengers.
Car hire companies operate 24/7, so you can always rent a car regardless of your arrival time. Here are 10 car rental companies authorized to pick up passengers from LAX:
  1. Alamo Rent a Car (888) 826-6893
  2. Avis Rent a Car (310) 342-9200
  3. Budget Car Rental (310) 642-4500
  4. Dollar Rent a Car (866) 434-2226
  5. Enterprise Rent-a-Car (310) 649-5400
  6. Fox Rent a Car (813) 337-0950
  7. Hertz (310) 568-5100
  8. National (888) 826-6890
  9. Sixt Rent a Car (855) 471-2760
  10. Thrifty Car Rental (877) 283-0898
Our fast-track VIP services are available to all passengers, on any airline and in any ticket class. We ensure the safety and comfort of passengers. We provide personal service, porter service, private transportation, airport transfer, and VIP Lounge Access based on request. 
Avoid long lines and tedious paperwork. Skip through passport control, customs clearance, etc. Contact us for VIP concierge services, and time-saving arrival, and departure services.