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The USA’s capital of the South

From Martin Luther King Junior’s birthplace, to the Coca-Cola® HQ and the ‘hippie’ Little Five Points neighbourhood that’s filled with markets and street performers; the pretty college city of Atlanta overflows with character and attractions.

Essential information for Atlanta

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US Dollars $
Official currency of the United States

Flight information

9h 30m
Atlanta (ATL)
Direct flight

Flight Schedule

  • Virgin Atlantic fly daily to Atlanta from Manchester and Heathrow.
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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 »

Sightseeing ideas

The headquarters of CNN and Coca-Cola® are based in Atlanta, and you can take a tour around both CNN and the World of Coca-Cola buildings - check out the internal workings of one of the world's largest news service providers and the world's favourite fizzy drink.

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