United States: Nonstop from London starting at €292 / £247 (carry on only)

Los Angeles

Because of its importance to many airlines and a bevy of nonstop destinations, London-Heathrow airport is a battleground for cheap direct flights to many destinations. Oneworld stalwart British Airways, Star Alliance member United Airlines and Skyteam member Delta Air Lines and its associate Virgin Atlantic are outbidding each other for nonstop roundtrips between London-Heathrow and the United States, selling flights as low as €292 (~£246). Unfortunately, none of these fares includes checked bags.

You can reach the following destinations for really attractive nonstop roundtrip prices:

Search & Book

All of these flights are displayed on Google Flights. The most convenient way to find suiting travel dates is using their calendar (instructions) and use the data you’ve found on our flight search or a carrier’s website like ba.com. Not all carriers match their prices on all possible travel dates, but you have plenty of variety to choose from. Flights to California show best availability in October and November 2020 at the quoted price.

All fare rules have in common that your minimum stay is respecting the saturday night rule. A maximum stay of twelve months is given, as well. These fares mainly show up during the spring and autumn of 2020.

Mileage

Tickets will be issued in booking classes O (BA), K (UA) or T (VS). Unsurprisingly, none of these will emit huge amounts of award mileage. A maximum of 50% of distance mileage will be credited to your account.

Information & Tips for USA

The USA offers many sights, natural wonders and cultural significance. Thanks to numerous airlines offering flights across the Atlantic, it is always pretty inexpensive to get there. Alternatively, you can also cross the Atlantic by boat.

Immigration, ESTA & Visa Requirements

The USA has one of the strictest entry regulations in the world. Most EU citizens citizens, among others, are lucky to be able to participate in the so-called Visa Waiver Program. If you get an electronic entry permit (ESTA)  for about 12€, you don’t need a visa for entry.

Best Time to Visit

Due to its sheer size, the perfect time to visit the USA varies greatly from region to region. In winter, Florida is very popular due to the mild temperatures. In the summer the West and East Coasts are flooded by tourists which drives up the prices for hotels and flights and during the Indian Summer in late autumn New England is a very popular destination. The hurricane season between July and September can be dangerous in the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico. Florida and the southern states are regularly struck by these tropical storms. Blizzards occur from the East Coast to the Midwest during the winter months and regularly put air traffic and public life on hold.

Currency

The US dollar is widely used throughout the world and accepted as a currency in most tourist hotspots worldwide. That being said, carrying cash isn’t necessary in the US, all you need is a credit card! These are very common in the USA and are accepted pretty much everywhere without any issues. If you already have a credit card in your wallet, you should make sure that it does not charge a foreign currency fee if possible. Carrying a few dollars in cash doesn’t hurt though. You might need cash e.g. for the bus ticket if you want to buy it directly from the driver. Most of the time you even have to give exact change.

All Dealz for USA

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