Take off to Los Angeles with the Airfare Experts
Rub shoulders with screen-writers, surfers and soon-to-be stars on holiday in Los Angeles. Whether LA is the heart of your holiday or just one stop along the way, Flight Centre can get you to the city of angels with these fantastic flights on Virgin Australia, Qantas, United Airlines and Delta Airlines. If you choose to upgrade your flights to Los Angeles, there are varying cabin classes available across the airlines.
Los Angeles is about a 13 hour flight from the east coast of Australia. Flights arrive through Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX, some 30km from the Downtown city centre and just shy of 50km from the ever-popular Disneyland in Anaheim. Qantas has 30 direct flights to LA each week; 14 from Sydney; 10 from Melbourne; and six from Brisbane. Virgin Australia, United Airways and Delta Air Lines also fly direct to LA from Australia.
Average flight time: 13 hours from the east coast of Australia.
Daily flights from: Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Cairns.
Major airlines: Qantas, Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand, Delta Air Lines.
Cruise your way to LA
See the west coast from the comfort of a luxury liner on a Los Angeles cruise. Travel the seas to Mexico and South America, around to America's east coast or to the far reaches of Canada on a cushy cruise holiday setting off from LA.
Great value Los Angeles holiday packages
Explore Flight Centre's range of holiday packages to save time and money booking your LA escape. With a neatly packaged flights plus hotel deal all you need to worry about is what to pack, making sure you leave enough room for shopping!
Take a tour of California's coolest city
Los Angeles is filled with eye candy from the twinkle of the Hollywood Hills to the nostalgic theme parks and the world-famous beautiful beaches. Book a tour of LA to see preserved cinematic history, hit the hottest boutiques on Rodeo Drive or let loose on a sky-high rollercoaster.
Road trips await with California car hire
Grab your GPS and jump on the freeway to explore more of Los Angeles. With a hire car your travel opportunities increase tenfold, allowing you to cruise the coast or day trip to the likes of San Diego or Las Vegas.
More destinations to discover
From the West Coast to the East Coast, California to Connecticut and plenty of places in between, your USA holidays are limited only by your imagination. Take a trip to San Francisco or spin the wheel of fortune in Las Vegas, head down to San Diego or simply plot out your own American adventure.
Around 40 million people visit the gambling capital of the world each year. Aside from gambling, the top must-see locations are the hotels themselves. The most popular attractions include watching the Bellagio Fountain water and light display; taking a thrill ride on top of The Stratosphere Hotel Tower, the tallest observation tower in America; or enjoying a gondola ride through The Venetian.
San Francisco is a day-long drive north of LA along the beautiful coastal Highway 101 and has much to offer visitors. Take a cable car ride, walk up Lombard Street, known as the 'crookedest street in the world', visit notorious Alcatraz prison or walk through cool precincts such as Chinatown, Nob Hill, bohemian Haight-Ashbury and Pier 39 at Fisherman’s Wharf.
Just over two hours south of LA is San Diego, best known as the home of San Diego SeaWorld. But there’s a lot more to see in this southern city. You’ll find the city’s best bars, nightclubs, restaurants and retail stores in the historic Gaslight District, or take the trolley to Balboa Park and the San Diego Zoo. There are also more than 100km of coastal beaches, such as Mission Beach and the La Jolla Beaches.