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LAX and leaving the airport

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LAX and leaving the airport
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Can I leave LAX to stay in a day hotel if my layover is long? I'm from Australia and will be arriving from Sydney. I have an approved ESTA.

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Palmdale, California
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The USA does not have international transit zones. You are always admitted into the country. No one will stop you from leaving the airport, and there are no quarantine regulations.

Dublin, California
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Yes you can. You do have to go through immigration check and customs (which is usually just a walk through the green channel).

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