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The Vegas of the East Coast

Founded in 1800s as a health resort, AC is now home to enough casinos, glitz and glamour to rival the likes of Sin City. From a beachside boardwalk, surfing and attraction-packed piers to diverse shopping and entertainment, you’ll never run out of things to do. 

Essential information for Atlantic City

Local time


USA flag
American English


US Dollar $
Official currency of the United States

Flight Information

Newark (EWR)
Indirect flight

Flight schedule

  • Fly to Newark (EWR) with Virgin Atlantic, collect your Alamo rental car at the airport. An easy 2 hour 30-min drive south to Atlantic City. Alternatively, US airways flies to Philadelphia.

Do I need a visa?

To travel to the USA, you will need an ESTA visa. Please make sure that you have this approved at least 3 days before you head off on holiday.

Find out more about Travel Visas here »

Getting around

The city 'Jitney' mini-bus service offers frequent short hop stops around the city for $3. Although if time is on your side, we'd recommend a leisurely stroll along the ironic boardwalk. Stop here and there to wander into the hotels,and generally take in the scene.