Why NOW is the Best Time to Book Your South Africa Holiday

South Africa. A country that offers the perfect fusion of wildlife, rich culture, winelands and a compelling history. Intrigued? Well now is the best time to book and plan your trip to this safari superpower; we chatted to our Africa Expert Tom Grapes to … Continue reading

March 13, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg


Exploring Orlando, Miami and the Florida Keys

Windows down, shades on, music blaring; a road trip is the best way to see the USA, reckons Helen Wright. Seven days into my Journey, I’d already been on quite an adventure – all around the world, in fact. Thanks to Walt Disney World … Continue reading

February 10, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


8 Road Trips to Take Before You Die

There’s something liberating about a road trip holiday. Gazing through the windscreen at the never-ending tarmac that’s laid out in front of you, knowing that the route you take is entirely up to you. There’s no tour guide hurrying you along, no restrictions on … Continue reading

October 12, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg


Road Trippin’ in the USA

Covering 1,672 miles from the burnt-orange landscape of the Grand Canyon to iconic Santa Monica Boulevard, Flight Centre’s Alexandra Gregg put her pedal to the metal on one of our tailor-made USA Journeys. We dare you not to sing along… We stared at the … Continue reading

October 4, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg


How to Be a Big Kid at Universal Studios Hollywood

“What am I most looking forward to? Jurassic Park: The Ride of course!” This was the answer I gave to anyone who asked me about my forthcoming three-week tour around the USA. It was the truth. I’m a big kid at heart, and I’ve … Continue reading

August 16, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg


Why I Left my Heart in San Francisco

I’ve always fancied San Francisco. The drama of the Golden Gate Bridge, the buzz of Fisherman’s Wharf, and the gloomy history of Alcatraz. But I didn’t think it would stick with me quite as much as it did. I spent three unforgettable days there … Continue reading

August 15, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg


8 Inspirational Photos That Will Make You Want to Drive California’s Pacific Coast Highway

Everyone’s heard of the Pacific Coast Highway. You know the one: that winding black ribbon of tarmac that fiercely hugs the stretch of shoreline from San Francisco to San Diego. It pit stops in places of unending beauty: Carmel, Monterey, the Big Sur and … Continue reading

July 26, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg


6 of the Best Road Trip Movies EVER

“I don’t ever remember feeling this awake.” This is just one of the many famous lines Thelma utters to Louise in one of the most iconic US road trip films of all time: Thelma & Louise. And who could blame her? Sure, they had … Continue reading

July 13, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg


The Grand Canyon: By Helicopter, Jeep and Starlight

I’ve seen a million or more pictures of the Grand Canyon. I thought I knew what to expect when we arrived in Arizona. I was wrong. All the images and all the videos in the world couldn’t have prepared me for the orange, pumpkin … Continue reading

July 11, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg


A First-Timer’s Guide to Yosemite National Park

‘The mountains are calling, and I must go’. Gaze across Yosemite Valley from Tunnel View, and you’ll see why US National Park-founder John Muir uttered these memorable words over a century ago. Half Dome and El Capitan rise from the granite-scattered landscape like giant, … Continue reading

July 1, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg