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.

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

Mulholland drive is a circling road with a scenic backdrop that has featured in many films, novels and songs over the years.

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

Timezone

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.