Holidays in Washington, DC

A Power City of endless sights

Home of the White House and an array of iconic memorials, Washington, DC is a political and cultural powerhouse of the USA. The heart of the nation comes to life through free monuments and museums aplenty the city throngs with events and festivals all year round.

Venture beyond the tourist hotspots and you'll find some true gems. Leafy Georgetown and Dupont Circle are hotspots for luxury boutiques, while culturally diverse neighborhoods, Adams Morgan and the Penn Quarter, are where you'll find trendy people, buzzy nightlife and a happening music scene.

We fly to Washington DC five times a week

7 hours 55 minutes
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Hotels in Washington, DC

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Multi-destination holidays

Why not squeeze in a trip to Boston or New York too?

The beauty of a multi-centre holiday is that it lets you fit more of what you love into a single trip! Unfortunately, our multi-destination holidays aren't currently bookable online, however, our holiday experts are here to help you design your dream holiday, no matter how unusual or complex.

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Essential information for Washington, DC

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Flight information
Washington, DC (IAD)
8h 30m
Direct flight
Flight schedule
Virgin Atlantic fly to Washington daily from London Heathrow.
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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.
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Washington DC

Highlights of Washington, DC

Washington DC spoils every type of visitor for interesting things to do on their holiday. Here are the city’s best attractions.

Take a look at our wonderful Washington, DC hotels and turn that dream city break into reality.

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Cabins and seats

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Inflight entertainment

Browse the 1,000+ hours of content made up of the hottest Hollywood films, latest chart toppers, and a selection of hidden gems. Enjoy with complimentary drinks, snacks and a choice of tasty meal options.

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Extras and upgrades

We offer lots of little extras to help you start your holiday like a VIP. From premium airport lounge options, to meet and greet parking to Duty Free pre-orders, we're here to deliver a truly personal flying experience. Extra charges may apply.

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