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Holidays in Tampa & St.Pete/Clearwater

Nothing beats a sensational sunset

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Also known as the Tampa Bay area, this is an ideal gateway to access Florida’s gorgeous gulf coast beaches, providing Caribbean-like climate and sensational sunsets. Clearwater and St. Pete boast some of the best beaches in the USA, with both featuring in TripAdvisor's Top 25 Beaches in the USA. These barrier-island spots make the perfect backdrop for a tranquil escape with powdery white sand and crystal clear turquoise waters.

In the city of Tampa itself, the historic waterside metropolis is brimming with fantastic places to eat and cultural hot spots. Looking for thrills? Tampa is just over an hour away from Orlando's biggest and best theme parks.

We fly to Tampa daily

9-10 hour flight
London Heathrow to Tampa


Connect from other UK airports

One-stop flights to Orlando are available from Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Durham, Humberside, Inverness, London City, Newcastle and Norwich with our partners Air France and KLM.

Where are you heading?

Our direct flights to Tampa can take you to a whole host of Florida destinations with ease. Stay in the Tampa Bay area for American Football and dinners along the riverwalk. Within 30 minutes drive you can be relaxing on the white sand beaches of Clearwater and St Pete's. Or just 90 minutes way you've got Orlando - the theme park capital. The choice is yours...


Multi-destination holidays

What could be better than a holiday?

Two holidays, of course, or even three! The beauty of a multi-destination holiday is that it lets you fit more of what you love into a single trip.

Why not fly into Orlando to visit the world-famous theme parks, and then make your way to Clearwater or St Pete for some beachside R&R, before returning home via our new route direct from Tampa? Or fly into Tampa and drive your way around some of the best beaches in the US?! Here are some suggested itineraries that can allow you to fit in the best of everything that Florida has to offer:


West Coast Wanderer

Tampa • Clearwater • Sarasota • Naples • Miami


Wander down the West Coast of Florida and enjoy the beautiful beaches they have to offer. From Pier 60 in Clearwater to Siesta Beach in Sarasota, you won't get tired of that feeling of sand between your toes...

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St Augustine

Florida Coast to Coast

Miami • Key Largo • Naples • St Pete’s Beach • St Augustine • Orlando

If you're going to do a Florida road trip, you might as well do it properly - and this is a big one! From East Coast to West, and back to the East (all with stunning beaches to enjoy), and ending up in the theme park capital.

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 St Pete and Clearwater holidays

7 nights in Orlando & 7 nights in St Pete's Beach

A whole week in the theme parks, and a whole week on the beach — could there be a better combination? Start your trip in adrenaline-filled Orlando. Experience some of the best rollercoasters, water parks and shows in the world. Spend your days at the likes of Universal Orlando Resort™, and experience once-in-a-lifetime experiences at Kennedy Space Center.


After a fun-filled week, take to the road to St Pete’s Beach. Known for its parasol-clad shorefronts, you’ll love the local seafood, beach-inspired cocktails, and will be spoilt for choice with which spot of the beach to choose each day.

Clearwater - Pier 60

7 nights in Orlando & 7 nights in Clearwater

Giving you the best of both worlds, you’ll spend the first week in Orlando, and the second week on the beach in Clearwater. From earth-shuddering rollercoasters to water parks the size of lakes. When it comes to some of the world’s greatest attractions, Orlando tops the bill...and you've got a whole week to explore it.


And after this you've still got a whole week more to relax. It’s no secret that Florida’s beaches are among some of the best in the world, and the white sands in Clearwater are no exception. Clearwater beach’s bustling Pier 60 is a great spot for street entertainment and cocktails watching the sunset

Hotels in Tampa & St.Pete/Clearwater

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Beach days and sunsets: the best of Tampa & St. Pete/Clearwater Holidays

The Tampa Bay area of Florida’s Gulf Coast, makes for a dreamy getaway thanks its tropical Caribbean climate and pristine beaches.

Tampa is great hub to make your base. It's a fun waterside city that's full of life and where you can enjoy loads of outdoor activities, plenty of culture and world-class cuisine.

Just over 30 mins West is St. Pete Beach, which lives up to its culturally savvy, artsy reputation, with craft boutiques, farmers markets and galleries galore. Further North is the stunning Clearwater which is famed for its incredible coastal spots.

Whatever you choose to do, your holiday to Tampa & St. Pete/Clearwater will be nothing short of paradisiacal, but what to do first? We’ve got the lowdown on the best places to visit, things to do and experiences not to be missed:

Florida’s Paradise Coast is known for the finer things in life, and its great shopping is one of the destination's most enticing aspects. From eclectic, one-of-a-kind accessories at stylish boutiques to top fashions at major malls to discounted designer finds at outlet centres.

Thinking of spending your holidays in Tampa & St. Pete/Clearwater, Florida? We don’t blame you. Check out our Tampa & St. Pete/Clearwater hotels today — you’ll be sunning yourself on the Gulf of Mexico before you know it!

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We are continually reviewing our flying schedules, taking into account the  Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) advice against all non-essential travel. Depending on when you are due to travel, your holiday may be affected and we’ll email you to let you know as least 21 days before travel.

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Over the past few weeks, we have repatriated our customers from overseas who wanted to come home.  

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With many customers needing our help, we are prioritising those customers due to travel before 31 December 2020. Log in to Manage my booking where you can message us about your options or you can give us a call. Bear in mind you may have to wait longer than expected. We continue to review this and working to open up these options to more customers. In the meantime check out our FAQs to see if this can help answer any immediate questions.

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Rest assured; we will notify you as soon as we know if your holiday has been affected by email. 

We are continually reviewing our flying schedules, taking into account the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) advice against all non-essential travel. Depending on when you are due to travel, your holiday may be affected and we’ll email you to let you know as least 21 days before travel.

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If you need to speak to us to change or cancel your booking you can call our team on 0344 472 9646 or chat to us on SMS/Whatspp via Manage my booking.

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Don’t worry if you’ve missed a payment or just need a little more time to pay; we have options available to help you. If your holiday is going ahead as planned, you can continue to pay for your holiday in Manage my booking, even if travelling in less than 12 weeks. If you’re unsure, you can delay any additional payments by choosing a new time to travel by requesting a call back in Manage My booking for one of our team to look at options. If your holiday is more than 6 months away, you may wish to set up a Direct Debit to spread the cost. This can be arranged whilst rebooking or afterwards in Manage my booking.

We're flexible with your holiday plans

We understand that you may wish to change your holiday plans and we appreciate the need for flexibility. 

We'll be in touch by email letting you know how to register to change your holiday plans. You can also log into Manage my booking to find the details there. 

Please look out for emails from us or visit our dedicated Covid-19 (Coronavirus) page for the latest updates.

You're holiday is going ahead as planned

If we haven’t notified you of any changes, your holiday will be going ahead as planned but if you prefer to move your holiday to a later time we can help. You can call our team on 0344 472 9499 who can look at options for you.

Thank you for your patience and understanding

Payments are being prioritised based on when the request was made, working in order from March 2020 onwards. We will always try to process refunds at the earliest opportunity, for requests before August our maximum timeframe is 120 days. As we are steadily reducing the maximum processing time for each new request, for refund requests made in August, we expect the maximum processing time to be 80 days, from the date the refund is requested. For those requesting a refund in September, we expect it to be processed within a maximum of 60 days, and then reduce to 30 days for refunds requested in October, before returning to normal levels.

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To finalise the amendment, one of our customer advisors will phone you. We need to work through amend requests in departure date order so we can prioritise those with the most imminent travel plans, so you may have a longer wait than usual until we’re able to ring you back. We will help everyone that wants to move their holiday.

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