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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Universal City?
If your trip to Universal City is all sorted out but your itinerary is a little on the empty side, we can give you a helping hand.Set your rental car’s navigation to direct you to Universal Studios Hollywood. As one of the most well-known landmarks in Universal City, you’ll want to ensure it’s at the top of your must-see list.Give that rental car a breather and exercise those legs. Not far from this neighborhood’s center, Universal CityWalk is worth a look. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and Wisdom Tree are two other nearby sights that lure lots of travelers like yourself.
What are the best road trip destinations near Universal City?
Toluca Lake and Hollywood Hills are two awesome places you might like to stop by. You’ll discover Toluca Lake 1 mile away. If you’re planning to see Hollywood Hills, it’s 1 mile away. Both have a great variety of hotels if you want to hop into a cozy bed after a big day of sightseeing.
Where are the best beaches near Universal City?
Fill up your tank, blast some tunes and get ready to feel the salty air on your face. Universal City boasts some stunning stretches of coast, such as:

  • Original Muscle Beach (12 miles away).
  • Santa Monica Beach (12 miles away).
  • Marina Beach (12 miles away).

Where are the best convention centers near Universal City?
If you’re attending a corporate conference in Universal City, you may want to follow up with your new friends over a meal. Fortunately, these convention centers have some excellent cafés and restaurants nearby:

  • Los Angeles Convention Center (8 miles away).
  • Pasadena Convention Center (12 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Universal City?
Whether you’re traveling solo or with the whole family, we can help find your perfect ride in Universal City. If you’d rather something smaller, why not pick up the keys to a mini or compact? These zippy cars are easy to park and cheap to run. Excited to explore the surrounding areas? An SUV or a full-size car might just be the ticket. If you’d rather pull out all the stops on this vacation, drive around in style with a premium car.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Universal City?
For some of us, owning a luxury vehicle may be somewhat out of reach. But renting your dream ride is easier than you think! Imagine the feeling of cruising down the highway in a swanky convertible, even if it’s only for a short while. Or perhaps all you’re looking for is a budget ride to bring you safely from A to B. Affordable or flashy? Either way, one thing’s for sure — there’s a rental car to suit you in Universal City.
What side of the road do they drive on in Universal City?
In Universal City, you’ll have to stick to the right side. When traveling someplace new, it’s always a smart idea to select a vehicle with automatic transmission. That way, you can concentrate on the road ahead and save worrying about gear changes.
Does Universal City have peak-hour traffic?
Big cities mean dense traffic, and Los Angeles and its neighborhoods like Universal City are no different. It’s likely you’ll run into peak-hour traffic in the downtown area and on major roads.
Is it difficult to park in Universal City?
No, you shouldn’t have any issues getting a parking spot in Universal City. With loads of places to leave your rental car, discovering the best of this destination is a joy.
Are there speed limits in Universal City?
The speed limits in the neighborhood of Universal City are like the rest of Los Angeles, ranging from 15mph to 70mph. To ensure the safety of pedestrians and drivers, a maximum speed limit of 25mph applies to residential zones.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Los Angeles?
More often than not, your chosen rental car company will charge the amount fined to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may supply your contact details to local law enforcement agencies so they can issue a fine directly to you.
Are seat belts compulsory in Los Angeles?
In short, yes. Although, there are some exceptions for vehicles run by public transportation systems.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Universal City?
It’s against the law to use your cell phone while cruising in your car around Universal City, and you may also be charged a fine for just holding your phone if you’re in control of a vehicle. However, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as you keep your attention on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Universal City?
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit when operating a vehicle in Universal City is 0.08%. If you’re planning a big night out, leave your rental car behind and organize some other way of getting home instead.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Universal City?
Traffic laws in Universal City allow drivers at a red light to turn into the lane nearest to them without waiting for a green signal. Before turning, the car must fully stop and the driver must check that the lane is clear before continuing on.

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City pick-up location Universal City
Lowest price $14
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