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Discover your family history

Thanks to DNA tests, sisters Ann and Lynn from Austin, Texas recently found out they had a sister, Mandy, they never knew in the United Kingdom.  Although they were getting to know each other through email and phone calls, they longed to meet one another.  Once we heard of this incredible story, we had to help the sisters meet for the very first time.

How many times have you thought about visiting the places your parents, grandparents or ancestors came from or once again eating the types of foods that you grew up on? We serve over 30 countries throughout Europe and offer many different vacation options that will help you do just that. So come on, what are you waiting for?

Fly-drive vacations to London

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New YorkFlight + 5 days car hire$779 ppBook now
HoustonFlight + 5 days car hire$809 ppBook now
San FranciscoFlight + 5 days car hire$859 ppBook now

*Prices are per person round trip based on mini manual car type with 2 adults travelling and includes taxes, fees and carrier charges, for travel in November 2016. Other gateways are available. Terms apply.

Fly-drive vacations to Europe

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DublinFlight + 5 days car hire$549 ppBook now
BarcelonaFlight + 5 days car hire$890 ppBook now
RomeFlight + 5 days car hire$929 ppBook now
BerlinFlight + 5 days car hire$979 ppBook now

*Prices are per person round trip based on mini manual car type with 2 adults travelling and includes taxes, fees and carrier charges, from Boston for travel in November 2016. Other gateways are available. Terms apply.

Flights to Europe

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BostonDublin$654Book now
New YorkLondon$743Book now
New YorkBarcelona$764Book now
PhiladelphiaBerlin$843Book now
PhiladelphiaRome$973Book now

*Economy airfares quoted are for 7 nights, lower fares are available for longer stays. Prices are for round trip travel in November 2016 and include all taxes, fees and carrier charges.


Multi-city vacations

If you’re like most people, tracing your ancestry takes you to different cities. Thanks to our multi-city vacation option, you can custom build an ancestry trip that fits wherever your history leads you.

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Low deposits.

Layaway vacations

Secure your vacation for just $300 with layaway payment. You can pay the balance in as many instalments as you want, the only thing we ask is that you pay the full balance at least 5 weeks before you travel.

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Sheraton Park Lane.

Sheraton Grand London Park Lane

Located in elegant Mayfair, overlooking Green Park and close to Buckingham Palace. This recently renovated Art Deco hotel serves award winning traditional Afternoon Tea.

Book now and save 20% for stays up to September 2 2016. Book by August 31, 2016.

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Recommended fly drives

The Cotswolds - UK, England
The Cotswolds.

The Cotswolds - UK, England

The Cotswolds feature some of Britain’s most picturesque landscapes and travelling by car is no doubt the best way to discover the small traditional villages and enjoy the beautiful scenery dotted along miles and miles of open road. Hire a GPS system to navigate between locations or trust your sense of direction and have a true weekend adventure.

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Benefits of car hire

Avis Benefits

Great rates and flexibility plus 24 hour customer support, road side assistance, earn Avios on every rental.

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Executive Club benefits.
Executive Club

Earn a minimum of 500 Avios per rental in all worldwide destinations plus benefit from a free additional driver.

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Avis Preferred.
Avis Preferred

Benefits include pre-prepared paperwork, fast track priority service counters, upgrades and rental offers.

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Pay local.
Pay Local

If you are looking for more flexibility with your rental and would prefer to pay locally for your car, use the link below.

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Open road.


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.

Route 66 sign.

North America

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.

UK countryside.


With a fly-drive holiday in the UK you can take a drive out of the big cities, through stunning countryside, and see historical sites, chocolate box villages and lively coastal towns all in a day.



On fly-drive holidays in Africa you’ll be taken on an incredible journey through verdant landscapes, around stunning wineries, out on safari and finishing up on stunning golden sands.

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Why BA car hire?

Book your car rental with British Airways - in partnership with Avis - and enjoy these great benefits:

  • Great rates and flexibility
  • Combine your flight with a car and save
  • Convenient and extensive choice of locations
  • Earn Avios on every rental
  • Earn bonus Avios when you book flights and car hire together
  • All mandatory charges included
  • 24 hour customer support
  • Free additional driver for Executive Club members
  • Join Avis Preferred at no extra charge and beat the queues with faster pick up

Why choose a British Airways vacation?

Plan and book your holiday with British Airways, online or by phone. Enjoy all these great benefits:

  • Combine and save - book your flight + hotel or flight + car rental together for the best deals
  • Choose from a wide range of hotels
  • 24-hour support helpline
  • Earn bonus Avios
  • Flexible payment