Where to Store Luggage in Los Angeles
This post covers options for luggage storage in Los Angeles, including a new trend in Airbnb inspired luggage storage, as well as train and bus stations and even some museums!
- Luggage Storage – our suggested method!
- Storage at Airports
- Train and Bus Stations
- Things to Do in Los Angeles
- Los Angeles Attraction Discounts
TIP: For budget travelers, it is worth considering purchasing a tourist attraction discount pass.
Tourist passes help you save money by packaging attractions together for one flat price. In some cases, you can save up to 50% of the cost you would normally pay to see many of the top Los Angeles attractions.
To learn more, check out our post comparing the different Los Angeles Tourist Attraction Passes.
LUGGAGE STORAGE IN LOS ANGELES
A few companies have created websites and apps that let you, the traveler, find a local place that will store your bag.
They find convenient locations for travelers, such as souvenir and gift shops or convenience stores, which are open early and close late and have the capacity and the security to hold and secure your luggage.
Vertoe is America’s largest on-demand short term storage provider with a presence in over 20 major cities with 300+ locations in the US.
They have over 25 locations in LA alone and they are adding locations very rapidly. Many of their locations are open 24/7.
Vertoe’s rates are among the cheapest in Los Angeles with bags costing just $5.95/day.
There’s no need to worry about the safety and security of your bag, as they offer $5,000 in insurance and provide complimentary tamper-proof security seals at their locations.
Click here to find Vertoe locations.
Vertoe has excellent reviews on Google and Yelp, having won the “People love us on Yelp Award” for 2017, and we also like how Vertoe users get to rate and review each of their locations (reviews that you could read before checking your bags). The offer 24-hour customer service.
There are several other companies offering a similar service. Some have a few side benefits that are worth noting below.
Some might offer more convenient locations for you than Vertoe.
Stasher is a great option for storing your bags in Los Angeles.
They offer storage for just $6 on the first day and $5 for each day after that.
You’ll have 16 locations to choose from, including convenient spaces in Downtown LA, Hollywood, Santa Monica, Venice Beach, and by the LAX airport.
Simply book your space online, drop off your luggage, and enjoy your day without being weighed down!
Another reputable company that has locations throughout the world is Nanny Bag. Prices are $2/bag/hour up to $6/day with $2000 of insurance.
Reservations and payments are made through their website and there is no fee for canceling as long as your reservation time has not started.
This option is only for the time you’re visiting the museum. Many permit you to leave your suitcases with their customer service staff, just be sure to call and ask beforehand.
Please do not use these for daily use while you visit other sites. It is for museum patrons only.
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) requires that any bag 11inX14in or larger must be checked. Fortunately, all bag checks are complimentary.
The John Paul Getty Museum requires that any backpacks, umbrellas, bags, purses or packages larger than 11X17X8in be checked at the Coat Check in the Museum Hall Entrance (complimentary).
Unfortunately, TSA no longer allows lockers at airports in the United States so you won’t find self-service luggage storage at any area airport.
You can always call your airline and see how early you can check a bag, as some will allow you to check luggage hours before your flight.
Fortunately, there are a few storage companies located nearby the airport.
LAX Luggage Storage
Located just 5-minutes from the airport, LAX Luggage Storage will meet you curbside at the airport to collect your luggage from you and return it to you curbside at the airport when you’re ready to fly out.
Prices range from $10-$15 per day per piece and there is an additional $5 fee per luggage piece for curbside collection (it’s free if you go to their facility to drop it off yourself).
Check out their website for more information.
LAX 24/7 Locker Rentals
If you’re looking for something more budget-friendly, LAX 24/7 Locker Rentals is a self-service locker rental located 10-15 minutes from Los Angeles International Airport.
No reservation is required and the cost ranges from $8-$50+ depending on the size of locker needed and length of time.
You can leave your bags for just a few hours or an extended period of time, it is completely customizable. Do note that cash is not accepted, credit card payment only. See their website for more information.
Amtrak at Los Angeles Union Station
If you are taking a train with Amtrak and have a ticket, you can use their Parcel Check service for $10 per item for 24 hours.
Even if you don’t have an Amtrak ticket, you may store items for $20 per item for 24 hours. Valid photo ID is required. See their website for more information.
Greyhound Los Angeles Bus Terminal
You can store your baggage for 24 hours with Greyhound at their Los Angeles terminal. All stored baggage needs to follow their rules/regulations. Ask a customer service agent at the terminal for pricing details.
Traveling to other cities as well? Check out our luggage storage post about solutions in all major U.S., Canadian and European cities, or click below: