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Holidays in Florida

Holiday in magical Florida

From the impossibly beautiful beaches of Miami and the Gulf Coast to the world-class theme parks in Orlando, with plenty of golf, shopping and restaurants in between, Florida is truly captivating. Discover paradise on your Florida holiday and take time to soak up some rays. It is the Sunshine State, after all. 

 


 

It's never too early to think ahead and plan your next amazing holiday. Guarantee the hotel you want and gain early access to a choice of Virgin Atlantic flights as far ahead as 2025.


2025 Florida holidays on sale now

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One-stop flights to Orlando are available from Birmingham and Glasgow with our partners airlines.

Secure your sunshine fix for 2024

Spend £3,000 on your 2024 holiday this weekend, and you can save £100!

Plus, with extra flight savings on top of that, and discounted car hire, you can save £360 on a family of 4 to Florida this year. What are you waiting for?!

Guests on a water slide at Disney

Additional flight savings!

Spring into summer with a fun-filled family holiday in Orlando, or a relaxed beach break on the Gulf Coast - you'll be on your way before you know it! And what could be better than extra savings on your flight!

 

Save £60 per adult and £45 per child on Florida package holidays for 2024. That's a total saving of £210 for a family of 4! 

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Save £50 on your car hire!

Everyone loves their independence, and hire cars offer you just that. Head to the beaches to relax after the theme parks, or you can use it to load up at the outlets in Miami. Explore Florida how you want, when you want.

 

Book by 12 Jun '24 using the code CARPROMO50 to save £50 on Florida car hire when travelling in 2024!

Pick your perfect month

Handpicked Florida hotel offers

You've saved on your flight, got a discount on your car, but why stop there. We've got plenty of offers from hotels across the state, just for you. From waived resort fees to free nights, all of these will help you to get the best value for money on your 2024 getaway.

Any applicable offers have been calculated into the prices shown. T&C's apply.
Universals Endless Summer Resort - Dockside Inn and Suites

Universal's Endless Summer Resort

Orlando

Save up to 30% on stays of 7 nights or more in 2024! And get Early Park Admission†

7 nights from £775pp
Boca Raton Resort and Club, Florida

Boca Raton Resort & Club

Palm Beach

Get your 4th night free and complimentary kids club for stays before 29 Sep '24!

7 nights from £1398pp
Opal Sands

Opal Sands Resort

Clearwater

5th night free, $40 resort credit per room, per night, and free valet parking for stays between 11 Aug - 15 Dec '24!

7 nights from £1354pp
Mayfair House Hotel Miami

Mayfair House Hotel & Garden

Miami

Book by 1 Dec '24 to save up to 20% on your accommodation cost for travel before 19 Dec '24!

4 nights from £895pp

Plan ahead for 2025

Disney's Free Dining and Drinks offer

Disney's Free Dining & Drinks is here!

Plus, save an extra £300 per room using the code FREEDINE

Book your magical Walt Disney World Resort package for 2025 by 7th November and help yourself to an extra serving of Disney with free Dining and Drinks and a Disney 14-Day Magic ticket for the price of 7.

Plus, enjoy £300 off per room when you book by 2nd July. 

Spit spot, these dream-come-true Disney deals won’t last forever, so secure your preferred hotel and room type today, before it disappears.

School's out

We know you can be restricted on time when you're planning a family holiday, so we’ve put together a whole load of packages during the 2025 school holidays for you. The only tough decision you’re going to need to make now is where to stay.

Mum and daughter at Volcano Bay

Easter Holidays

Got two weeks off?  Head to Florida, the ultimate destination, with perfect weather at this time. Plus, your chocolate eggs will be patiently waiting for your return!

Prices from £1109pp
Orlando holidays

Summer Holidays

Dreaming of summer 2025? Well, it's the time to soak up the sunshine in Florida! with so much time off you can be flexible with your plans. A summer trip is ALWAYS a good idea.

Prices from £1082pp
Guests at Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party

October Half Term

Contemplating a holiday to Orlando? Well, it's a magical time to experience the city's charm! With the weather cooling down and festive atmospheres taking over it’s the place to be.

Prices from £875pp

Where to stay in Florida

Hey, Tampa Bay!

We now fly direct to Tampa; the beachier, hippier, foodier side of Florida.

Why we love Tampa...

  • A laid-back waterside city with fabulous year-round sunshine, outdoor adventure and one of Florida's best foodie hot spots
  • A half hour's drive will take you to the stunning beaches of Clearwater and St Pete

You can also reach Orlando easily by flying into Tampa, direct with Virgin Atlantic! When checking your flights, make sure you filter to direct and you should see a Tampa alternative that could be just right for you! Add on your hire car and you'll be in Orlando in no time.

Mum and child in pool

Orlando Villas

Need more space than a hotel room? We've got an Orlando villa with your name on it, whatever your party size. Not only are they great value for money, but you'll have home-from-home comforts, the option of a private pool, and you're still close to all of Orlando's biggest attractions!

See our villas
Pink car on Ocean Drive

Fly + Drive in Florida

Perhaps you're not sure where you want to stay just yet, or where you want to visit. Our fly-drive packages give you the freedom to explore Florida at your own page. Car hire is all about minimal hassle, maximum freedom.

Plan your flydrive

Hotels in Florida

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Essential information for Florida

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Do I need a Visa?

Yes. You'll need to obtain approval no less than 72 hours prior to travel to the US via the ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) scheme. Find out more about Travel Visas here »

Good to know

Read our Useful Information for guidance on what to expect before and during your holiday, including travel requirements, local customs and hotel facilities. 

Why visit Florida with Virgin Atlantic Holidays?

Fly, stay and cruise with Virgin

We're number 1 in Florida. You can fly direct to Orlando with Virgin Atlantic, with multiple flights a day from a choice of UK airports. You can also fly direct to Tampa and Miami daily from London Heathrow.

Stay in a hotel booked with Virgin Atlantic Holidays and to top off your holiday, set sail around the Caribbean on a choice of cruise lines, including Virgin Voyages. One holiday, three amazing Virgin experiences.

All the park tickets you need

Whether you’re a thrill seeker, looking for family fun, or keen to soak up the atmosphere that Florida’s theme parks have to offer, Virgin Atlantic Holidays have you covered. With different ticket types to choose from, no upfront payments, and our reassuring price promise, you can start planning your magical holiday straight away.

Your holiday is protected

Our people on the ground know how to look after you – and they do. Nothing is more important to us than your holiday happiness and safety. So we make sure our hotel partners are up to scratch.
And, as you’d expect, we’re ATOL and ABTA bonded.

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Florida has it all: sun, sea, sand, not to mention the incredible seafood, thrilling theme parks and abundance of natural beauty. Your unforgettable holiday starts here – find out more about Florida hotels with Virgin Atlantic Holidays.

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Discount of £50 per car component when booking for a minimum of 5 days car hire in Florida. The discount will be applied when you enter promo code CARPROMO50. Offer valid on new bookings made between 00.01 Thursday 18th April 2024 to 23.59 Wednesday 12th June 2024 for all travel 18 April 2024 to 31 December 2024 and is subject to availability and standard terms and conditions. Offers are valid for the relevant division of the Virgin Atlantic Holidays Group only, for definition visit https://www.virginholidays.co.uk/who-are-we/our-family. Offer is combinable with other promotions including the Frequent Virgin Club and Virgin Atlantic Flying Club unless otherwise stated. When booking by telephone or in-store a non-refundable booking fee applies. Calls cost no more than calls to geographical numbers (01 or 02). This offer is for sales from the UK only, and applicable to all customers who are booking car hire in the USA. Drivers must be over the age of 21 to hire a car unless otherwise specified. Drivers between 21 and 24 years of age may be subject to additional costs. ATOL protected (2358) and ABTA (V2043) for Virgin Atlantic Holidays. This offer is promoted by Virgin Holidays Limited (trading as Virgin Atlantic Holidays) The VHQ, Fleming Way, Crawley RH10 9DF.

Savings apply to the total cost of the holiday, excluding taxes, APD, surcharges, and other compulsory charges which may apply at the time of booking. Bookings are subject to availability and Virgin Atlantic Holidays full terms and conditions apply https//www.virginholidays.co.uk/important/terms-and-conditions. When booking by telephone, in-store or via retail home team,  a non-refundable booking fee applies. Saving cannot be used in conjunction with any other special offer, promotion, or discount including the Frequent Virgin Club and any other affinity discount. Calls cost no more than calls to UK geographical numbers (01 or 02). ATOL protected (2358) and ABTA (V2043).

Prices are per person based on two adults travelling in September 2024, staying for 7 nights. Price includes return Economy Classic flights from London Heathrow to Orlando and include all applicable taxes and fuel surcharges which are correct at time of publishing and are subject to change. Bookings are subject to availability and standard terms and conditions apply. Virgin Atlantic Holidays reserves the right to (i) withdraw the promoted price (ii) cancel or change the advertised price, (iii) amend these terms and conditions at any time if circumstances make this necessary and without further notice. For full Virgin Atlantic Standard Terms and Conditions please visit https://www.virginholidays.co.uk/customer-support/terms-and-conditions