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Holidays in Los Angeles

City of A-list Angels

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Los Angeles is renowned for A-list glamour but behind the movie sets and celebrity hot spots, you’ll find a sparkling metropolis rich in character and culture.

From world-class Hollywood entertainment and stunning beaches, to edgy art galleries, trendy boutiques and eclectic restaurants, LA is a creative hub that attracts movie buffs, soul surfers, foodies and fashionistas alike – there really is something for everyone!

Whether you’re after theme park thrills, a shop down Rodeo Drive or a court-side seat at an NBA game, LA is a dream holiday destination that will have you ticking off your bucket list in no time. Plus, did we mention LA gets 300 days of sunshine a year?

We fly to Los Angeles daily

11 hour flight
M T W T F S S
London Heathrow
Manchester
June - October
Connect from other UK airports

You can also fly from Aberdeen, Edinburgh or Belfast on one of our partner airlines.

Where to stay in Los Angeles

Hotels in Los Angeles

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Car Hire

Save £40 on USA car hire

Rev up your motor, set the sat-nav and make sure you’ve got plenty of snacks — we’re heading off along the highways and byways of the USA.

Our partners Alamo and National provide car hire in over 280 locations across the USA with award winning service and a whole range of exclusive benefits.

Save £40 on car hire with a new package holiday of 5 nights or more. 

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Multi-destination - USA

Multi-destination holidays

Why not squeeze in a visit to to Las Vegas, San Francisco Palm Springs - or even Hawaii? All in one holiday!

The beauty of a multi-centre holiday is that it lets you fit more of what you love into a single trip.

California dreaming?

Essential information for Los Angeles

Local time
-8hrs
Currently
Language
USA flag
American English
Currency
US Dollar $
Official currency of the United States
Flight information
11h 10m
Los Angeles (LAX)
Direct flight
Getting around
A car is almost a necessity in LA, although the Metro network will take you between Universal Studios Hollywood and Pasadena in the north.

Do I need a visa?

To travel to the USA, you will need an ESTA visa. Please make sure that you have this approved at least 3 days before you head off on holiday.

Find out more about Travel Visas here »

Welcome to La La Land: Los Angeles highlights

The (literally) star-studded streets of the City of Angels are home to iconic beaches, world-famous theme parks and glittering cityscapes lifted straight from your favourite movies.

There’s plenty to love here, whether you can't wait to go celebrity spotting or you're desperate to discover the food scene. Delve underneath LA’s glitzy façade with package holidays to Los Angeles from Virgin Atlantic Holidays.

Got your sights set on the City of Angels' sun-soaked beaches and palm-lined vistas? Find out more about package holidays to 
Los Angeles with Virgin Atlantic Holidays.

Why you'll love flying with Virgin Atlantic...

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Cabins and seats

Our seats have been designed to help you fly in total comfort during the flight, no matter what cabin you're in. See how our Upper Class, Premium and Economy seats measure up.

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Inflight Entertainment

Inflight entertainment

Browse the 1,000+ hours of content made up of the hottest Hollywood films, latest chart toppers, and a selection of hidden gems. Enjoy with complimentary drinks, snacks and a choice of tasty meal options.

See what's on
Clubhouse Heathrow Pod

Extras and upgrades

We offer lots of little extras to help you start your holiday like a VIP. From premium airport lounge options, to meet and greet parking to Duty Free pre-orders, we're here to deliver a truly personal flying experience. Extra charges may apply.

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Your holiday may be affected by travel restrictions or cancellations

We are continually reviewing our flying schedules, taking into account the  Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) advice against all non-essential travel. Depending on when you are due to travel, your holiday may be affected and we’ll email you to let you know as least 21 days before travel.

You’ll be away before you know it

Your next holiday is only a click away - our website has thousands of options ready to book. But if you need more help, just give us a call on 0344 472 9646.

Looking for inspiration? Explore our destinations and holiday types and save your faves to your very own Wishlist. Or dive right in to our 2021 holiday offers.

Latest Foreign & Commonwealth Office repatriation travel advice


Over the past few weeks, we have repatriated our customers from overseas who wanted to come home.  

Please visit this page to keep up to date with the Government’s travel advice on returning to the UK, and to register for email alerts.
 

How would you like to talk to us?

With many customers needing our help, we are prioritising those customers due to travel before 31 December 2020. Log in to Manage my booking where you can message us about your options or you can give us a call. Bear in mind you may have to wait longer than expected. We continue to review this and working to open up these options to more customers. In the meantime check out our FAQs to see if this can help answer any immediate questions.

Stay tuned for the latest updates


Rest assured; we will notify you as soon as we know if your holiday has been affected by email. 

We are continually reviewing our flying schedules, taking into account the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) advice against all non-essential travel. Depending on when you are due to travel, your holiday may be affected and we’ll email you to let you know as least 21 days before travel.

Let’s talk


If you need to speak to us to change or cancel your booking you can call our team on 0344 472 9646 or chat to us on SMS/Whatspp via Manage my booking.

For the latest information on Covid-19 you can check our FAQs here.

Payment flexibility


Don’t worry if you’ve missed a payment or just need a little more time to pay; we have options available to help you. If your holiday is going ahead as planned, you can continue to pay for your holiday in Manage my booking, even if travelling in less than 12 weeks. If you’re unsure, you can delay any additional payments by choosing a new time to travel by requesting a call back in Manage My booking for one of our team to look at options. If your holiday is more than 6 months away, you may wish to set up a Direct Debit to spread the cost. This can be arranged whilst rebooking or afterwards in Manage my booking.

We're flexible with your holiday plans


We understand that you may wish to change your holiday plans and we appreciate the need for flexibility. 

We'll be in touch by email letting you know how to register to change your holiday plans. You can also log into Manage my booking to find the details there. 

Please look out for emails from us or visit our dedicated Covid-19 (Coronavirus) page for the latest updates.

You're holiday is going ahead as planned


If we haven’t notified you of any changes, your holiday will be going ahead as planned but if you prefer to move your holiday to a later time we can help. You can call our team on 0344 472 9499 who can look at options for you.

Thank you for your patience and understanding


Payments are being prioritised based on when the request was made, working in order from March 2020 onwards. We will always try to process refunds at the earliest opportunity, for requests before August our maximum timeframe is 120 days. As we are steadily reducing the maximum processing time for each new request, for refund requests made in August, we expect the maximum processing time to be 80 days, from the date the refund is requested. For those requesting a refund in September, we expect it to be processed within a maximum of 60 days, and then reduce to 30 days for refunds requested in October, before returning to normal levels.

We'll be in touch soon


To finalise the amendment, one of our customer advisors will phone you. We need to work through amend requests in departure date order so we can prioritise those with the most imminent travel plans, so you may have a longer wait than usual until we’re able to ring you back. We will help everyone that wants to move their holiday.

I returned early from holiday and have further questions?


You can contact our team by emailing feedback.backhome@virginholidays.com to discuss options on unused portions of your holiday. If you need to contact our team about amending an existing holiday or requesting a refund please log in to manage my booking.

I am currently on holiday and I need to speak to someone


The easiest way to contact us while you are away is via WhatsApp. To get the conversation started, click the link and type "hello” .

or you can get in touch with our in-resort team during local opening hours

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Outside of local resort office hours you can call us in the UK +44 (0) 344 472 9626 (option 2) or email us duty.office@virginholidays.com

If you are in the USA or Canada please email: USAreps@virginholidays.com.

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