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Great deals to California

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Washington DC, DC (WAS) Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
Wed 09/01 - Sat 12/01
Spirit Airlines - Nonstop, Roundtrip, Economy
US$225
Washington DC, DC (WAS) Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
Wed 09/01 - Sat 12/01
Spirit Airlines - Nonstop, Roundtrip, Economy
US$225
Washington DC, DC (WAS) Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
Thu 14/03 - Tue 02/04
United Airlines - Nonstop, Roundtrip, Economy
US$229
Washington DC, DC (WAS) Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
Wed 23/01 - Tue 29/01
Alaska Airlines - Nonstop, Roundtrip, Economy
US$234
Washington DC, DC (WAS) Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
Tue 08/01 - Fri 18/01
American Airlines - Nonstop, Roundtrip, Economy
US$234
Washington DC, DC (WAS) Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
Thu 07/02 - Sat 09/02
Alaska Airlines - Nonstop, Roundtrip, Economy
US$234
Washington DC, DC (WAS) Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
Sun 20/01 - Fri 01/02
Alaska Airlines - Nonstop, Roundtrip, Economy
US$234
Washington DC, DC (WAS) Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
Sat 02/02 - Sun 10/02
Alaska Airlines - Nonstop, Roundtrip, Economy
US$234
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Arriving in California

Taking a break in California is just what you need to escape the pressures of everyday life. There are several direct California flights to Los Angeles and San Francisco from most UK international airports. What may surprise people is the fact that airfare to California tends to be cheaper than we all think and there are some great deals available throughout the year.

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As the third largest state in the US, California has over 15 international and commuter airports that service California flights from all over the world on a daily and weekly basis, some California airports include Los Angeles International Airport, San Francisco International Airport and Oakland International Airport, to name but a few.

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Getting Around in California

After your flight to California lands, your mode of transport for getting around should be one that will allow you to enjoy California to the fullest. Renting a car is one of the best ways to see the real California, anyone with a valid driver's license, a passport (for non-US citizens) and a credit card for a security deposit, can enjoy the meandering narrow roads with breathtaking views of the stunning Pacific coastline. Hiring a bike to explore California is also a possibility as major cities have many bike rental facilities; Los Angeles and San Francisco in particular have dedicated cycling paths. There is also the option of public transportation. Amtrak railway service and buses such as Greyhound operate throughout California and there are light rail services such as Coast Starlight and Pacific Surfliner, which also provide a leisurely way of travelling across the state.

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Main Attractions in California

California is known for its iconic beaches and gorgeous seaside resorts. A trip will not be complete without a visit to the famous Venice Beach or trying out your surfing skills at Huntington Beach; don't forget the up-market Newport Beach and San Diego's Mission Beach for a day of family fun.

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Also check out the spectacular Lake Tahoe in northern California, its 460 metre high, thundering waterfalls. offer beautiful panoramic views and many adventures. There is also Silicon Valley, the home of techno-wizards and California State Parks to visit. California is also a golfer's paradise, San Diego, alone, has 92 golf courses including the famous Pebble Beach course.

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Shopping, Dining and Nightlife in California

There's no better place to shop than in California, where there are many malls and discount shops, not to mention the famous Rodeo Drive, which has every high fashion and designer shop you can think of. There is also the city of Ontario, which is home to California's largest entertainment and outlet mall. Californians turn into party creatures after the sun goes down; there are blues bars, comedy clubs, dance halls, discos and martini lounges everywhere you look. Los Angeles leads the way with an array of illustrious clubs frequented by the rich and famous, while San Francisco has a young and lively party scene. California is home to some of the world's greatest restaurants, eating and drinking your way around California has to be one of the most pleasurable ways to get the most out of your airfare to California. Check out the French Laundry in Napa Valley for American cuisine with a French twist and for the best Chinese cuisine, head to San Francisco's Chinatown.

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On Arrival...

  • There are 139 airports in California and the 5 biggest are
  • Los Angeles Intl Airport (Los Angeles, CA)
    • Right now, 95 airlines operate out of Los Angeles Intl Airport.
    • Los Angeles Intl Airport offers nonstop flights to 178 cities.
    • Every week, at least 10,428 domestic flights and 2,431 international flights depart from Los Angeles Intl Airport.
  • SFO Intl Airport (San Francisco, CA)
    • Right now, 82 airlines operate out of SFO Intl Airport.
    • SFO Intl Airport offers nonstop flights to 122 cities.
    • Every week, at least 6,093 domestic flights and 1,248 international flights depart from SFO Intl Airport.
  • San Diego Intl Airport (San Diego, CA)
    • Right now, 64 airlines operate out of San Diego Intl Airport.
    • San Diego Intl Airport offers nonstop flights to 63 cities.
    • Every week, at least 2,488 domestic flights and 86 international flights depart from San Diego Intl Airport.
  • Mineta San Jose Intl Airport (San Jose, CA)
    • Right now, 41 airlines operate out of Mineta San Jose Intl Airport.
    • Mineta San Jose Intl Airport offers nonstop flights to 49 cities.
    • Every week, at least 1,269 domestic flights and 79 international flights depart from Mineta San Jose Intl Airport.
  • Sacramento Intl Airport (Sacramento, CA)
    • Right now, 39 airlines operate out of Sacramento Intl Airport.
    • Sacramento Intl Airport offers nonstop flights to 33 cities.
    • Every week, at least 1,189 domestic flights and 21 international flights depart from Sacramento Intl Airport.
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