destinations

USA

Destinations

USA

Eastern & Southern

Visit some incredible cities in this part of the USA discover the pace of New York, the “City that never sleeps” , or the buzz of Chicago with its live jazz and blues clubs. Explore the charm of Boston and then head out of town for breath taking scenery around New England . Visit the vibrant city of Washington D.C. and explore world famous landmarks- Including the White House.

Best time to visit

The Main cities of Eastern USA , including Washington D.C , New York ,Boston, Philadelphia and Chicago , experience more variances of temperature than here in the UK with summers being hotter and more humid , and winters being colder and subject to frequent heavy snowfalls.

  • Flight Time: Approx 8 hours to Boston, New York, Washington and 9 hours to Chicago
  • Time Difference: GMT -5 hours New York, Boston, Washington and GMT -6 hours Chicago
  • Currency: US Dollar
  • Visas: An E S T A is required for British passport holders. Apply here: https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/

Florida

Miles of white sandy beaches, a pleasant year-round climate and the undisputed theme park capital of the world- its a small wonder that the fabulous state of Florida is Americas number 1 holiday destination. Don’t think that Florida is all about sandcastles and rollercoasters get off the beaten track and discover a hidden side to the state for a truly rewarding holiday Contrast the laid back resorts with fashionable Fort Lauderdale and the vibrant Latino -influenced city of Miami or head down to the beautiful Florida Keys, where the lifestyle is as horizontal as the landscape. You might just need it after a week of Orlando excitement with Mickey and his friends.

Best time to visit

Florida, known as the sunshine state offers year-round temperatures in the low 20C range during winter, and the low 30C range in the summer, you can expect short sharp showers in the afternoons. Hurricanes can form between June and October.

  • Flight Time: Approx 9 hours
  • Time Difference: GMT -5 hours
  • Currency: US Dollar
  • Visas: An E S T A is required for British passport holders. Apply here: https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/

Western USA

At first it was the gold rush that brought people from across the world to the Western USA. Today, the wealth lies n the amazing natural and man-made attractions that can be found. Where you decide to go depends on the type of holiday you’re after. For vibrant cities look no further than Seattle, San Francisco and Las Vegas. For glorious wilderness scenery, spend time in Yellowstone National Park, the Rockies or the spectacular Grand Canyon.

Best time to visit

Western USA covers such a variety of landscapes, and climate conditions are varied. In California around Los Angeles and San Diego, you can expect pleasant year-round climate with long, hot summers, whilst in the Northern states around San Francisco and Seattle, you can expect a temperate climate with regular rainfall and frequent coastal mists and fog. Las Vegas and Arizona have a dry, desert climate meaning very hot summers but cool, even chilly evenings in the winter.

  • Flight Time: Approx. 11 hours to Los Angeles, San Francisco. Approx 10 hours to Seattle, Denver and Las Vegas.
  • Time Difference: GMT -8 hours
  • Currency: US Dollar
  • Visas: An E S T A is required for British passport holders. Apply here: https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/

Hawaiian Islands

The Islands of Hawaii are blessed with beautiful beaches, spectacular volcanic scenery and excellent hotels. The majority of visitors fly into Honolulu on Oahu island and sample the shopping, restaurants and nightlife of Waikiki Beach. The island of Maui as known as ‘The Valley Isle and boasts fabulous scenery. Its relaxed atmosphere is shared by Kauai and the Big Island of Hawaii.

Best time to visit

Hawaii is known for yea-round sunshine and consistently high temperatures( typically 26°c- 30°c). Tourist resorts are generally found on the sunnier, southern sides of the islands, whilst the lesser-developed northern coasts experiences much of the rainfall which supports the growth of lush, verdant forests.

  • Flight Time: Approx. 17 hours
  • Time Difference: GMT -10 hours
  • Currency: US Dollar
  • Visas: An E S T A is required for British passport holders. Apply here: https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/