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|Name||Carrier code||IATA Code||Passport needed during booking||Online check-in available|
|Spirit Airlines||NKS||NK||No||Opens 24 days before flight|
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|VivaAerobus||VIV||VB||Yes||Opens 72 days before flight|
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|Frontier Airlines||FFT||F9||No||Opens 24 days before flight|
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Los Angeles travel tips
1) Traditional taxis in Los Angeles are quite expensive
Taxis in Los Angeles are quite difficult to hail on the street, but you can book them in advance (for example, using the Curb app). The mounting fee is $2.85, and then you pay $2.70 for each mile (1.6 km). The distances in Los Angeles are quite long, so the taxi ride will be expensive.
2) Planning to shop in Los Angeles, head to local malls
Westfield is a relatively new shopping centre, decorated with fountains, sculptures, green plants, and sun loungers. There are the usual GAP, American Eagle, Aeria, H&M, ZARA, and other stores and more expensive brands like COS, Lacoste, Cole Haan, etc. If this mall isn't enough for you, check out Beverly Connection (an outlet mall) or Beverly Center.
3) In Los Angeles restaurants, it is customary to leave a tip, about 15% of the bill
In local cafes and restaurants, it is customary to leave a tip of up to 15%. As a rule, this is 10% for regular cafes. In gourmet restaurants, service charges can be included in the bill.
United States COVID-19 travel restrictions
Most travelers from Chicago, ORD can enter Los Angeles, LAX.
Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.
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