Agent Tools & Info - Los Angeles

 

 

 

GENERAL INFO

Time Zone - 17 hours behind AEST, observes daylight savings (March - November)

Seasons - Mediterranean climate (long warm summers and a moderate winter).
Summer: Late June/Early July - September/October
Winter: October/November - May/June
Spring and Autumn (Fall) are very short

Peak Travel Seasons - January, May, September & October

Key Booking Period - January, February & August

Average Length of Stay - 4 nights

Visa Requirements (Australian Passports) - Visa Waiver (ESTA) required for stays under 90 days

Events to note - Golden Globes (JAN), Grammy's (FEB), Academy Awards/The Oscar's (FEB), Emmy's (SEP)

Key Airlines - Qantas, Virgin Australia, American Airlines, Delta

Top Selling Hotels 
Ramada Plaza West Hollywood (V) - Central hotel close to restaurants, nightclubs and art galleries. Has an outdoor heated pool
Magic Castle Hotel (V) - Family friendly hotel with pool, 24 hour snack bar and white glove popsicle service
Andaz West Hollywood (P) - Stylish and youthful hotel with a rooftop pool with panoramic views over Downtown LA

INSIDER'S TIPS

Get active: With great weather nearly all year round, Los Angeles is an active city. From hiking the hills to riding the beachfront there is something for every fitness level

Get to a game: There are 11 major league sports teams based in Greater Los Angeles (Soccer, Gridiron, Ice Hockey and Basketball) so it is easy to get along to a game! If tickets are out of your price range head to your nearest sports bar and cheer along with the locals

The Los Angeles County Sales tax is 9.5%, make sure to factor this into your purchases!

 

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