Vintage brochure issued by Hav-A-Kar Economy Car Rental, Inc., with a pictorial route map of California and, on the verso, Los Angeles. The Santa Monica Freeway is not shown. La Jolla's Casa de Manana, since 1953 a private retirement community, is listed as a hotel under "Where to Stay — Where to Eat." In Santa Barbara, The Samarkand went through a similar transformation in 1955. The Twizzle Twig, a tearoom that closed in 1947, is listed for Pasadena.
Hav-A-Kar, sold to Thrifty in the 1980s, was started by David Shane, who also opened the former Sunset Strip burger joint Alfie's.