Travel Challenge: A family road trip in California
Saturday 25 June 2011
Every week we invite three competing companies to give us their best deal for a specific holiday. Today: a fortnight's fly-drive in California in early August. Prices are for two adults and two children (aged 2-11), including flights from Heathrow, with room-only accommodation and car rental...
£5,285: San Diego, Palm Springs, Big Bear, Anaheim and Los Angeles
Includes Continental flights via New York or Houston. "This itinerary ticks all the boxes for a family wanting the best that California has to offer," says Karen Niven of Bon Voyage. "In addition to Disneyland, families can enjoy the fabulous beaches of southern California, breathtaking desert, and the sights of Hollywood." (0800 316 0194; bon-voyage.co.uk)
£6,476: San Francisco, Monterey, Santa Barbara, LA and San Diego
Includes non-stop BA flights out to San Francisco and back from San Diego. "This is an ideal holiday for families wanting to travel at their own pace," says Jemma Purvis of Kuoni. "The route includes the cultural highlights of San Francisco, the surfer's paradise of Monterey and the family activities on offer in both Los Angeles and San Diego." (01306 747008; kuoni.co.uk)
£6,155: San Francisco, Monterey, Pismo Beach (near San Luis Obispo), San Diego and Anaheim
Includes non-stop Virgin Atlantic flights to San Francisco (returning from Los Angeles), and accommodation starting at the Grand Hyatt in San Francisco. "Enjoy all that California has to offer on this two-week trip, taking in the stunning West Coast and ending with family fun in San Diego and Anaheim," says Neil Jones of Virgin Holidays. (0844 557 3859; virginholidays.co.uk)
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