As mention before, distances in California are huge. It makes public transportation less relevant, and car rental more useful. Car rental is recommended whether you're planning a stay in Los Angeles area or travelling to the open nature.
Many of California touristic attractions are located far from residential areas. Don't forget to equip yourself with enough water and extra petrol. In any event, the car rental companies we work with, will be happy to help you 24 hours a day.
The car rental companies we work with also operate in all major airports in California, especially in Los Angeles and San Francisco area. The convenient locations and efficient costumers service offers clients the ability to plan their trip in California optimally.
Car group categories vary between small, compact, intermediate and luxury cars and also include minivans. All categories are automatic. Road service is available whether you're in a big city or in rural areas.
Please note that in Orange County, Riverside and the San Diego area some of the roads are toll roads. In addition, using the bridges in San Francisco Bay is by fee. In many motorways there is a "carpool line", which is meant for vehicles with two passengers or more only.
California has excellent motorways which turn driving into a great fun, though the distances can be somewhat exhausting. Interstate 5 crosses California from the Mexican border to Oregon and is ideal if you're driving to L.A. or S.F.Routes 10, 15 and 40 are desert roads to Phoenix and Las Vegas, and route 80 cross into Nevada north of the Al dorado national park. City of Fresno is the classic entrance to famous Yosemite.