777ER From New Zealand, joined Dec 2003, 12719 posts, RR: 17 Posted (7 years 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 1786 times:
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Just as the thread title says. I know someone who is at LAX next week, and they don't really want to pay the rip off charges LAX charges for just 10-15mins internet in the terminals. Is there any internet cafes near the In N Out bar? They are in LAX for nearly 7 hours
Lincoln From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 3887 posts, RR: 8
Reply 1, posted (7 years 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 1780 times:
AFAIK (which, unfortunately as far as current knowledge of LA goes is not very far) the whole "internet cafe" thing isn't really big in CA (or anywhere else I can think of for that matter).
Most Starbucks have internet access, but unless Starbucks has finished transitioning from T-Mobil to AT&T, the pricing is identical to what you'd get at LAX -- $9.95/day unless you can steal, erm, "borrow", from a airline lounge.
A bunch of McDonalds are offering "free" WiFi, but I don't know of a way to identify which loctaions short of going there -- and then there's the matter of transportation. You're almost certain to pay more to get from the airport to somewhere with Internet access and back as you would to just suck it up and pay the (yes, inflated) airport fee.
If your friend is traveling sans PC, many public libraries offer free Internet access as well.
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