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Go Hollywood with a Burbank Airport car rental 

Pick up Burbank rental cars and immerse yourself in the magic of Hollywood. This suburb of Los Angeles is home to some of the world’s most iconic media companies, including Disney Studios, Warner Bros. Studios, and Nickelodeon Animation Studio. See how movies are made, find your favourite celebrity’s star on the Walk of Fame, and spot the Hollywood sign. Get a deal on Burbank Airport car rental and make your California dreams come true.

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Picking up Burbank Airport car rental 

Although much smaller than Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), the Hollywood Burbank Airport, previously called the Burbank Bob Hope Airport is closer to Hollywood and the main tourist attractions in the city. Its two busy terminals offer plenty of retail and dining options as well as free WiFi.

The rental car counters are located in the Consolidated Rental Car Facilities of the Regional Intermodal Transportation Center (RITC). Use the elevated walkway located adjacent to the Valet Center in front of the terminal to reach the airport car rental ctr facilities. From there, you may proceed and collect your keys from the rental counter of your chosen company. When you are ready to return your vehicle, the rental car return entrance is situated on Avenue B which may be accessed via the Hollywood Way and Empire Avenue Airport gates.

Know before you go in your Burbank rental car

Keep these driving tips in mind when picking up your Burbank Airport rental car. 

  • The airport is located 5 kilometres from downtown Burbank. In normal traffic, it takes around 10 minutes to drive to Burbank and approximately 25 minutes to Hollywood. For the quickest route to Burbank, get on the I-5 S/Golden State Freeway and exit 146A to arrive in the downtown area.
  • Los Angeles is notorious for heavy traffic at all times, but especially during rush hour. Try to avoid peak travel times and use a GPS to avoid congested areas.  
  • Carpool lanes, designated with a diamond painted on the pavement, can be used if you are carrying a passenger. Enter or exit only where there is a break in the double yellow line. 
  • Pedestrians always have the right of way. Also, follow the speed limits while driving your rental car.
  • Speak to your car rental Burbank, CA provider about toll payments. 
  • Motorcycles can legally drive in between traffic lanes, so be mindful of them. 
  • Right turns on red are allowed unless stated otherwise; treat it as a stop sign and only turn if there is no oncoming traffic. 
  • Finding on-street parking is a challenge, but luckily parking garages are scattered throughout the city center. To avoid wasting time, we recommend asking your hotel concierge for advice or looking up parking locations on websites like BestParking before heading to your destination. 

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Things to do with your Burbank Airport car rental 

Hollywood

Hobnob with celebrities when you visit this star-studded suburb. Stroll along the Walk of Fame and have a browse of the luxurious Rodeo Drive. 

Disneyland Park

Drive your Burbank car rental 50 minutes to the Happiest Place on Earth. This larger-than-life collection of fantasy-themed attractions is a non-stop delight. 

TCL Chinese Theatre

Head to this iconic venue to experience movie magic. The site of premieres, film festivals, ceremonies, and more, this is a place of legends. 

Griffith Observatory

Have a look through powerful telescopes and explore fantastic exhibits to get close to the cosmos, and then enjoy spectacular views of Los Angeles city and the Hollywood sign. 

Entertainment must-dos

Film and TV buffs should head to the Hollywood Museum to see amazing pieces of Hollywood memorabilia and then enjoy interactive tours of iconic locations such as Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros. and Universal Studios. 

A view from Griffith Observatory overlooking the Los Angeles skyline.

Rental car Burbank Airport: Top tips 

  • If you plan to splash out for your trip to California by renting a luxury model or convertible, book well in advance as supply is limited.

  • The best car rental Burbank Airport may not always be the cheapest. Consider the perks and conveniences offered by paying a slightly higher daily rate. 

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Car rental Burbank Airport: Frequently asked questions

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Which car rental companies in Burbank have updated their vehicle cleaning and safety policies because of Coronavirus (COVID-19)? 

Most car rental companies in Burbank have updated their cleaning and safety policies as a result of the pandemic.

Check the terms on each car rental listing to ensure the policy meets your standard. You can also filter the vehicles in your search results by checking the ‘Enhanced clean’ option.  

How much does it cost to rent a car in Burbank? 

Rates for Burbank car rentals fluctuate due to a variety of factors, including seasonality, supply, and demand. Check current rates by typing your desired dates into the search function on this page and compare car rental deals and perks across multiple brands. For more savings, you may also input your discount code if there is any) before you complete your booking.

Can I book now and pay later for my car rental in Burbank? 

Only certain car rental brands will allow you to book now and pay later for a car rental in Burbank, and the policy can vary by vehicle. In some instances, the company will require a deposit to secure the booking. As each rental provider has unique payment terms, you must read them carefully on the booking page before confirming your reservation.  

What happens if I need to cancel my Burbank car reservation? 

Cancellation policies vary across Burbank rental providers, and in some cases, free cancellation does not apply to a non-refundable deposit. Read the terms carefully prior to booking.  

What is the cheapest car rental company in Burbank? 

Looking for a cheap car rental? The cheapest car rental company in Burbank varies due to a variety of factors, but Hertz, Fox Rent a Car, and Thrifty have consistently low rates.  

What is the most popular rental car in Burbank? 

The most popular rental car in Burbank tends to be an intermediate-size vehicle like a VW Jetta, Ford Fusion, or Toyota Corolla. 

Which car rental companies are at Burbank Airport (BUR)?

The following car rental companies have kiosks at Burbank Airport: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Fox Rent a Car, Hertz, National, and Thrifty. Upon arrival, just follow the signs to the baggage claim site. From the baggage claim area, proceed across the street to the Valet Center and search for the 'car rental' sign. This will lead you to an elevator or an escalator heading to the walkway going to the Rental Car Center. Then you may go ahead and transact with your preferred car rental agency.

On the other hand, if you do not wish to collect your rental vehicle from an airport location, you can always get one from an off-airport budget location anywhere around the city. Just make sure to arrange any pick up service with the company for your convenience.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Burbank? 

The most recommended type of car for driving in Burbank is the one you’re most comfortable driving. Traffic can get heavy in Burbank, so it’s best you are as familiar as possible with your vehicle.

Why should I rent a Burbank car with GoSee? 

GoSee’s international buying power allows us to negotiate the best rent a car Burbank Airport rates from the best brands and pass the savings on to you. Plus, the rental process is so simple and convenient with GoSee, so book your auto rentals now!

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Burbank? 

Most rental companies in Burbank have a minimum age requirement of 21 years old, with the exception of Hertz and Fox Rent a Car, which have minimum age requirements of 20 and 19, respectively. Most companies will charge an additional fee to drivers under the age of 25.