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R.I.P. 'Free Shuttle' From LAX To In-N-Out

The In-N-Out is RIGHT by the airport (Photo by Joits via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr)
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The best way to describe the In-N-Out near LAX is so close and yet so far. If you look at it on a map, it's like right there. But the half-mile or so walk involves a lot of on-ramps and off-ramps and cranky drivers in a rush to catch their flights. It isn't very pleasant—particularly if you're on a tight layover, it's an odd hour or you've got luggage to carry around.

It's been something of an open secret that the best way to get around this is to take the free shuttle to The Parking Spot, a private garage for travelers, even if your car isn't parked there. The shuttles are always running, and look, it's right next door!


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But The Parking Spot is onto us, and they've changed up their policies. Now the only way you can take a ride on the shuttle is if you're an actual customer:

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Translation: no In-In-Out for you! (via Twitter/Sean Rouse)
So starting Monday if you want to grab a shake and a double-double at In-N-Out you'll have to shell out for a Lyft or—gasp!—walk.