Located southeast of Los Angeles, Downey is a great launching point for a Southern California vacation. Downey is the birthplace of modern fast food, as well as a popular filming location, and Downey rental cars can take you anywhere on L.A.'s famous freeways, from the bright lights of Hollywood to the sandy beaches of Orange County.
The 605,the 10, the 405, and the 5: Get used to hearing these freeway names while browsing Downey car rentals. Downey is 20 miles from Los Angeles International Airport, and you can take the 405 south from LAX toward the Beach Cities to play beach volleyball in Hermosa Beach or eat at Manhattan Beach's ritzy restaurants. Do you want to rub shoulders with celebrities and starlets? Head north after checking into one of the friendly Downey hotels to grab a bite in a bistro along the Sunset Strip, or find your favorite actor along the stars lining Hollywood Boulevard. If you're looking to ride roller coasters or hang out with Mickey and Minnie Mouse, then motor your rental car down to Orange County, where you can visit the iconic Disneyland® in Anaheim or ride the Silver Bullet at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park. If you want to shop, shimmy north to Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills or head southeast to the Fashion Island Mall in Newport Beach.
You don't have to leave Downey to have Southern California fun, especially if you're into Big Macs and soft tacos. Downey is the home of the original Taco Bell and the third-ever McDonald's restaurant, which still boasts a classic 1950s design. The city is also the home of the Columbia Space Center, where you can launch your education about American space travel. You can use Travelocity to find the best Los Angeles flights and car rentals in Downey. Search 400 airlines and 510,000 hotels worldwide on Travelocity!
Here at Travelocity, we’re committed to helping you score cheap deals on Downey car rentals. We’ll have your rental car waiting for you as soon as you arrive in town. Traveling with your whole family in tow? Choose a spacious and affordable van to keep your crew sane throughout the trip. Exploring the city with your sweetheart? Reserve a swanky two-seater as you paint the town red. With our low rates on rental cars in Downey, you can go out and smell the roses, without stressing out your bank account. You can even use our mobile booking app to snag exclusive deals, so you can spend more on your adventures and less on your vehicle.