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Los Angeles holidays

From its iconic Hollywood sign to its sandy beaches – not to mention a burgeoning foodie scene, modern art galleries and museums, plus the best shopping and theme parks – LA has it all.

We can help you plan and book your perfect LA holiday, whether it’s a last-minute getaway or a family trip. Plus, if you book your flights and hotel together, you’ll save with our great value package holidays.

With five direct flights to Los Angeles daily from London Heathrow, you’ll be enjoying the sights and sounds – and the warmer weather – in no time. Still in need of inspiration? Explore our Los Angeles travel guides for in the inside track on LA, from the best places to eat and stay, to the sights you shouldn’t miss.

Whatever you’re planning to do during your stay – be it taking in the latest art exhibition at LA’s hottest gallery The Broad, hunting down the best stores on Rodeo Drive, checking out the celebrity palm prints on Hollywood Boulevard, or posing for a selfie under the Hollywood sign, a trip to Los Angeles will leave you wanting more. It’s little surprise that almost 50 million people visit LA every year.

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Los Angeles hotels for all types of traveller

With so many hotels on offer, it can be tricky to know where to stay, but we’ve done the legwork for you, and carefully selected the best hotels in Los Angeles – including luxury hotels and cheap hotels, in all the essential areas. There’s the classic glamour of The Beverly Hills Hotel and the quiet luxury of The Peninsula for a no-expense-spared stay. Or, if you’re on a tighter budget, the Miyako Hotel is near useful transport links, cultural hot spots, and is great value for money. Prefer the seaside? The Wyndham Santa Monica Pier offers competitive rates and a beachside location.

3 star LA holidays

Accommodation in the swankier districts of LA can really flex your credit card, but with a little bit of research you can find some great affordable places to stay – from beachside hideaways, to a more urban experience, minutes away from great shopping, art galleries and restaurants.

4 star LA holidays

Budget won’t stretch to five stars but still want a taste of luxury? We have plenty of four-star hotels in LA to choose from, from beside the sea to in the heart of the city, with great restaurants attached and facilities to please any holidaymaker.

5 star LA holidays

Make your holiday extra fabulous with our collection of five-star luxury hotels. Whether you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind experience, state-of-the-art facilities or the location of a lifetime, we only bring you the best of the best – so that your stay in LA is one to remember.

How to see Los Angeles on a budget

Los Angeles is a large city with lots of diverse neighbourhoods, making it easy to find somewhere to suit every budget. Our handy budget planner will help you work out how far your money will get you each day, covering your hotel, food, activities and more.

Up to $150 per day

Best Western Plus Stovall Inn

Book into to the Best Western Plus Stovall Inn. Situated in Anaheim, this is the ideal place to stay if a trip to Disneyland is on your top five list of things to do in LA. You can stroll from the hotel into the Disneyland theme park.

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Cheap eats are easy to find in LA

Good cheap eats are easy to find in LA, with plenty of food trucks offering everything from fried chicken to vegan wraps. Venture to Koreatown for affordable dishes from all over the globe. Sticking to Anaheim? Don’t miss In-N-Out, a great West Coast burger chain – and a celebrity after-party favourite.

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Hike up Runyon Canyon

Hike up Runyon Canyon for a great view of the city, or drive up to Griffith Observatory – both free ways of taking in LA. Wander the markets of Koreatown – taking in the sights, sounds and smells won’t cost a thing.

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$150-$300 per day

Hotel Maya Double Tree by Hilton

Check into the Hotel Maya Double Tree by Hilton, beside the ocean in Long Beach, where you can find a double room with a view of the ocean for under $300.

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Cheap and cheerful places to eat

After strolling on the beach and taking in the sights, head to E Anaheim Street and Pacific Coast Highway in Long Beach where you will find plenty of cheap and cheerful places to eat – from Thai cafés to Honduran food, and some of the best burritos around.

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Visit the Queen Mary

While in Long Beach make sure you visit the Queen Mary. This British ocean liner, built in Clydebank in 1930, has been docked in LA since 1967. Tour the boat, learn about its fascinating history, eat on board – and even stay the night in one of its cabins.

$300+ per day

Andaz West Hollywood

Rest your head at the Andaz West Hollywood, where you can enjoy bed and breakfast in this boutique hotel near the upmarket neighbourhood of Bel Air and Hollywood Boulevard.

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Mexican food with a twist

Head over to Gracias Madre on Melrose Avenue for upscale Mexican food with a twist – it’s organic and vegan. Try their heart of palm ‘crab cakes’ with chipotle aïoli and to-die-for guacamole.

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Melrose Avenue

After eating, wander down Melrose Avenue. The shopping is second to none in Los Angeles, with everything you need, from women’s fashions to housewares. Take the weight off your feet with an ice cream at Cold Rolled, where you can ‘build your own’ tailor-made creation.

Los Angeles fly-drive holidays

Hitting the road is one of the best ways to explore the USA. Whether you’re planning an epic road trip or just need the freedom to drive the family around, you can save money on your America fly-drive holiday with us by booking your flight and car hire together.

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Make the most of your Los Angeles holiday

With so much to see and do in the huge city of LA, it can seem a little overwhelming to know where to begin, but with our essential guide to holidaying in LA you’ll feel like a native Angeleno in no time.

Where are the best places to stay in Los Angeles?

When you’re on holiday it’s important to feel like you’ve found the perfect place from which to explore your surroundings. Unlike many other cities, Los Angeles doesn’t have a centre as such, it is made up of many different neighbourhoods, each one with something unique to offer. West Hollywood is a great choice, it’s easy to travel from here to other parts of the city and has plenty of places to eat, plus fantastic shopping opportunities for everyone. Or book your stay in Santa Monica; on the ocean, with palm-fringed boulevards and tons of restaurants (with the emphasis on healthy food), it’s ideal to get that Californian vibe.

Downtown is the place to base yourself if you’re in town for business. It’s also where a lot of the cultural must-sees are located, including The Museum of Contemporary Art, The Broad and the FIDM fashion museum. On the pricier side is Beverly Hills – home to many of Los Angeles’ rich and famous – and it’s in this neighbourhood that you’ll find Rodeo Drive, LA’s most famous shopping street, public art on display, fine dining and pampering opportunities aplenty. A perfect mixture or hip and easy-going, Los Feliz is the neighbourhood to hunt down if you’re after a lively, community feel. Expect old-school dive bars, restaurants to suit every budget (try Little Dom’s for breakfast, where you’ll find treats such as fresh blueberry pancakes and French-toast soufflé), a single-screen cinema where films are still shown on the reel, Frank Lloyd Wright-designed constructions and Griffith Park on your doorstep. It’s a winner with younger visitors. Read our LA neighbourhood guide to find out more.

Wherever you decide to stay, be sure to check out our Los Angeles packages – you could snag yourself a cheap Los Angeles break.

Our top five Los Angeles experiences

Whatever type of LA holiday you are looking for, you won’t be short of places to go and things to see. Here are our top five suggestions:

Our top tip? Book tickets in advance wherever possible – it’ll save you having to queue, leaving you more time to explore this sprawling city.

Best places to eat in Los Angeles

A melting pot of cultures and cuisine, LA is a paradise when it comes to food. You’ll find all-American favourites, lots of Asian influences, and flavours from South America, Mexico and beyond. Here are some of our ideas from our in-the-know locals:

Multi-city holidays

Why not take in more than one incredible city when you fly to Los Angeles? Why not try and visit two, three, or even four during your stay? Our multi-centre holidays give you the freedom and flexibility to combine two or more exciting destinations – turning a great trip to LA into a truly unforgettable adventure. We fly direct between London and five California destinations, including San Francisco, San Jose and San Diego.

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Discover the best LA deals and save, when you combine your flight, hotel and car hire. We have a wide selection of hotels to choose from and up to five direct flights a day to Los Angeles. Plus, earn bonus Avios when you book your LA holiday with us.

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