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Texas Ranch

Holidays in Texas

USA’s ‘wildest’ state

For a taste of the Wild West, Texas has it all. Tex-mex feasts, rodeos and a rugged wilderness collide in this staggeringly large state. From glitzy oil cities to small town charm and World Heritage Sites to great national parks, it’s amazingly diverse.



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We fly to Austin four times a week

10 hours 20 minutes
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London Heathrow to Austin
Drive Times

Austin to Dallas = 3 hours
Dallas to Houston = 3 hours + 40 minutes
Houston to San Antonio = 3 hours
San Antonio to Austin = 1 hour + 30 minutes

Austin! The gateway destination to your Texas holiday

What's on in Austin

Austin, Texas - 6th Street

Texas's historic Ritz Theatre transformed

The anticipated opening of Comedy Mothership

Comedian, podcaster and commentator Joe Rogan has opened an anti-cancel comedy club "Comedy Mothership" in Austin, Texas. Transforming Texas's historic Ritz Theatre into a brand new comedy destination located down Austin's infamous 6th Street - the home of music and entertainment.

Where to stay in Texas

Texas travel guide

Things to do

From exploring museums to artesian fairs, to festivals. There is something for everyone in Texas. Not to mention outlets, malls and markets brimming with top designer names right down to handmade, unique items. A treasure trove for antique lovers at the reknowned Round Top Antique weekend for one-of-a-kind souvenirs.

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Texas food

BBQ Foodies

To say Texas takes BBQs seriously is an understatement. Some Texans debate over their barbecue skills the way others talk politics or the NFL. Texas BBQs are notoriously unrivaled that will be sure to keep your bellies full.

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Sports & Saddles

Texas is home to Formula 1, NASCAR racing, NFL football, PGA golf to name a few. Not to mention Texas being the only place you can experience true Texan high energy horseback fun - Rodeo!

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Music Festivals

Austin is the place to be for some of the most electric music experiences with rock bars and festivals galore including the Live Music Capital of the World festival. Denton is also a great place to visit, roughly an hours drive from Dallas, which hosts the Art & Jazz festival every Spring.


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Texas sightseeing

Explore the 7 Regions of Texas


• Big Bend Country • Panhandle Plains • Priaries & Lakes • Hill Country • South Texas Plains • Piney Woods • Gulf Coast

Combine outdoor adventure with the Wild West and cowboy lifestyle followed by the vibrant premium cities Texas has to offer across the 7 key regions of Texas.

Texas road trips

Route 66 Texas

Texas All Round Trip

• Austin • Dallas • Houston • San Antonio

Experience a Texas roadtrip like no other. This itinerary ensures to capture the life and style of a true Texan holiday. From Austins Live Music Capital of the World to the foodie neighbourhoods of Dallas where BBQs is a culture of its own. There is so much to see and do on this trip...


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Hotels in Texas

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Essential information for Texas

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Austin (AUS)
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Virgin Atlantic fly to Austin four times a week from London Heathrow.
Our main partner airline.

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

Given the distances, travelling by car is all but necessary in Texas, with public transport proving impractical in a state of this size. With such big distances, petrol prices have historically always been lower than the national average.

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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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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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You can contact our team by emailing to discuss options on unused portions of your holiday. If you need to contact our team about amending an existing holiday or requesting a refund please log in to manage my booking.

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