International Drive

Holidays in International Drive

I-Drive is Florida’s fun capital

International Drive, or ‘I-Drive’ as it’s known, is like ‘The Strip’ of Orlando – a place where you can eat and shop until your heart’s content. If you're looking for excitement then you need to head on an I-Drive holiday. Find your perfect International Drive holiday and enjoy non-stop entertainment.


Guarantee the hotel you want and get early access to a choice of Virgin Atlantic flights. You can also spread the cost of your holiday with Direct Debit payments.

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We fly to Orlando daily

9-10 hour flight
London Heathrow
Connect from other UK airports

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

Where is I-Drive?

I-Drive is a 11-mile strip which runs from the North end at Oak Ridge Road near Orlando International Premium Outlets stretching South through Orange County to Highway 192.

  • 20 minutes from Orlando International Airport
  • 80 minutes from Tampa International Airport
  • 5 minutes from North end of I-Drive
  • 20 minutes from Walt Disney World Resort
  • 20 minutes from Downtown Orlando
  • 20 minutes from ICON Park
  • 60 minutes from Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

The highlights of I-Drive

Step into The International Drive Entertainment District - or I-Drive as we know it - for an unforgetable holiday.

  • Universal Orlando Resort
  • ICON Park - located in the heart of I-Drive, home to Madame Tussauds, Titanic: Artifact exhibition, Pirate Cove Adventure mini golf, Chocolate Kingdom, WonderWorks, Ripley's Believe it or Not!, NASCAR kart racing and the famous Wheel at ICON Park.
  • Escape rooms
  • iFLY indoor skydiving
  • Helicopter tours
  • 30+ hotels and resorts
  • 7+ Golf courses
  • Over 300 dining options
  • Over 50 music and comedy bars and venues

Getting around

The I-Ride trolley transportation is a great way to get around and operates daily or you may opt to hire a car and take your adventure in your own hands where everything is easily accessible. 

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Did you know?

You can reach I-Drive easily by flying direct into Tampa with Virgin Atlantic!

Not finding flights to suit your dates or budget? I-Drive is just 90 minutes drive from Tampa International airport so it's a great alternative to think about.

Virgin Atlantic fly daily so book ahead to create the perfect Florida holiday for you and your family today!

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Essential Information for International Drive

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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.

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Florida Fun Card

Available exclusively to Virgin Atlantic Holidays customers on arrival, our Florida Fun card offers discounts for the whole of your Florida holiday:

  • Up to 25% off hundreds of restaurants
  • Shopping offers at Premium Outlets, Florida Mall, Old Town and more.
  • Up to 20% off 50+ Orlando attractions including ICON Park, Gatorland, WonderWorks and many more!

Valid for use up to 31st December 2023

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