General Information

General Information

When you're planning your trip you may have a lot of questions. In this section, we'll try to answer some of the most common ones!

Areas in Los Angeles

Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard is one of the most famous streets in LA. It's 22 miles long and stretches from Downtown to the Pacific Coast Highway intersection.

Bel Air

Bel Air is one of the wealthiest neighbourhoods in Los Angeles and is home to some of the most luxurious mansions in the area. What to see in Bel Air.

Hollywood Boulevard

Famous for being home to the famous 'Walk of Fame', Hollywood Boulevard is one of the city's main tourist attractions.

Mulholland Drive

Built in 1924, Mulholland Drive is one of the best-known scenic highways in the United States and is featured in countless movies and novels.

Beverly Hills

Located in southwest Los Angeles, Beverly Hills is overflowing with glamour, mansions and filmstars.

Other Questions

Electricity and Plugs

American plugs have 2 flat pins, so for UK or European plugs you'll need an adapter. Voltage in the US is 110V and most household appliances are compatible with voltages of 220V-110V, although it's always worth checking


The official timezone in Los Angeles is GMT-8 all year round and GMT-7 in the summer. More simply put, 8 hours behind the UK and 9 hours behind most of Europe. 

Opening Hours

The opening hours of shops in Los Angeles from Monday to Saturday is generally from 9:30 am - 10 am to 6 pm - 7 pm

Useful Phone Numbers

  • Emergency calls: 911.
  • Los Angeles country code: 213.
  • United States country code: 1.