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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?

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 »

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.