California: 7 day fly-drive from
Get the most out of your holiday and book a fly-drive holiday with British Airways. Our flights + car hire packages, in partnership with Avis and Budget, include all of the mandatory charges that you'll need to drive away and explore at your leisure. You will also have the added reassurance of 24-hour customer support and roadside assistance should you need it.
Go further with our fantastic car hire offers and enjoy additional savings when you book your flights + car together
You will also collect Avios on every rental. Set the scene for the ultimate road trip and step among the bright lights on a city break, exploring as far as time allows, then unwind after all the excitement with a relaxing beach holiday on the nearest coast. Or enjoy the convenience of car hire when you’re away on your family holiday – we won’t charge you for taking your child’s car seat with you or if you’d prefer to rent them at the depot you can. The possibilities are endless when you take a fly-drive holiday.
Our favourite fly-drives
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Four inspiring Italian itineraries
Take yourself on a grand tour of the classical marvels of Italy and get devastatingly distracted on the way. The gelato is silk-soft in Rome, the trattorias are tempting in Tuscany, and, in Sorrento, life hands you lemons. Read up on our fabulous fly-drives.
By Eloise Barker
Four ways to see Spain by road
If you’re seeking charisma, Spain has it in spades. It’s hot, mountainous, Moorish and delicious. It’s home of adventurers, inventors and fascinating modern artists. The country’s a joy to explore, so hop in a car and discover it for yourself with our guide to the best road trips.
by Eloise Barker
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Four great French adventures
France’s easy autoroutes are perfect for road trippers and its regional specialities make it worth leaving Paris. Bumble along vineyard driveways, coast past chateaus and revel on the Riviera. It’s easy to be a bon viveur on a French fly-drive – bon voyage.
By Eloise Barker
for British Airways
The ultimate Florida road trips
See more of the Sunshine State on a fly-drive adventure across Florida. Create a road trip to tick off theme parks in Orlando or explore the super cool city of Miami. Discover mesmerising beach scenes in Clearwater and the kooky tropical islands of the Keys. Plan your journey with our Florida guide.
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A Calgary to Vancouver road trip
Making the epic drive over the Rockies is ideal for a short trip or an ambitious adventure. Take a week and stop off at the main sights such as Banff and Lake Louise or extend your trip and linger at Kamloops and unwind at the tranquil thermal springs surrounded by pine forests. Check out our ideas for making the most of your Canadian road trip.
Recommended fly drives
The opportunities are endless when you book a flight + car package to Florida. We fly into three airports, Orlando International Airport, Tampa International Airport and Miami International Airport, which makes a fly-drive holiday easy and convenient. Combine an exciting holiday to Orlando with a relaxing Gulf Coast break or a lively weekend in Miami with a road trip to the Florida Keys. Hire an affordable compact car, a sleek convertible or a family friendly minivan.Fly-drive holidays in Florida
The coastline of California extends from the soft sandy tropical beaches of San Diego near the Mexican border to the rugged northern coasts near Oregon. This is a state that never stops. From the movie star city of Los Angeles, to the hills of San Francisco and the numerous golden coasts, California is home to some of the world’s most exciting cities and awe–inspiring landscapes. Hire a car and travel the Pacific Coast Highway, there is so much to see and do. Select the perfect vehicle for your trip - choose an affordable economy car or an upgraded intermediate vehicle. Car hire with British Airways gives you peace of mind, with all the local taxes, rates and insurance included. Add a GPS for a stress-free trip; it’s the perfect accessory for your California fly-drive break.A Californian road trip
Take advantage of our brilliant car hire options to explore Nice and the French Riviera. Hire a car with British Airways and enjoy convenience and freedom to explore this stunning and variable region. Take the well-known Grand Corniche road up to nearby Monaco and get a taste of the Formula One experience driving around parts of the famed circuit. Explore the beautiful mountain pass up to the Alps, or visit gorgeous beaches throughout the French Riviera, Monaco and Cannes. Choose from economy cars, intermediate, or people carriers - ideal for families and larger groups.Fly-drive holidays in Nice
Explore this cosmopolitan South African city at your own pace with Cape Town car hire. Enjoy a great range of benefits, including convenient, fuss-free collection, excellent rates and Avios points on your rental. Hire a car in Cape Town and drive to the lush winelands, stopping to sample the superb produce of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek. Take in the breathtaking coastal scenery along the Cape Peninsula and see the penguins at Simons Town. On longer holidays explore the spectacular Garden Route National Park, with its beautiful beaches and dramatic forests. Book your flights and car together for a guaranteed saving.Fly-drive holidays in Cape Town
Enjoy the freedom to explore the Costa del Sol and Andalucia with our car hire. Choose a car that is suitable for you and explore areas including Malaga, Marbella and more. We offer a selection of car types, perfect for all travellers - from those on a budget to larger families. Hire a car for your Malaga holiday and discover everything this region has to offer. Drive the kids to the Botanical Gardens, located on the outskirts of Malaga, or venture along the coast to glitzy Marbella and visit popular Torremolinos and Benalmadena en-route. Enjoy the peace of mind of unlimited mileage, 24-hour support and all charges included. Combine and save when you book your flights and car hire together.Fly-drive holidays in Malaga
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Our favourite fly-drive destinations
Go where the mood takes you on fly-drive breaks in Europe. Visit stunning beaches, discover architectural delights and spend time in picturesque towns and cities along the way.
Discover a land of contrasts when you take a fly-drive in North America. Experience the world’s most scenic drives, journey along iconic highways and cover vast landscapes as you move from place to place.