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Self Drive USA: Southern California

6 day / 5 night self drive from $825 per person share twin
Flights are additional
 

6 day / 5 night self drive from
$825
per person share twinFlights are additional

Southern California

Southern California, or SoCal as the locals say, takes in the southernmost 10 counties of California. With big cities, cute towns, a stunning coastline, mountains, desert and a great dining scene you will have plenty to explore.

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Deal includes
• 5 nights accommodation
• 6 day immediate size Hertz rental car hire 
Flights are additional

EXCLUDES:
tolls, fuel, one way rental car fees (if applicable), national park entrance fee.

6 days/5 nights

From $​​​875 per person share twin
Travel: 01-30 Sep 17
From $825 per person share twin
Travel: 02 Oct-18 Dec 17 & 01 Jan-03 Feb 18
From $859 per person share twin
Travel: 04 Feb-23 Mar 18


 Tour Highlights
• Visit to the USS Midway in San Diego, the longest serving aircraft carrier of the 20th century
• Unforgettable beauty of Anza Borrego Desert State Park
• The mid-century modern architecture in Palm Springs - with their simple lines and sleek façades
• Palm Springs is a mecca for championship golf courses if you’ve got time for a round!
• Pick a clear morning to visit Keys View in the Joshua Tree National Park for a sweeping panorama that takes in two of Southern California’s biggest summits: Mount San Jacinto and Mount Gorgonio

Suggested itinerary

Day 1: Los Angeles – San Diego (215km)  
Take the coastal road passing through Newport Beach and Laguna Beach on your way south to San Diego.
Day 2:
San Diego  
Explore this picturesque, waterfront city with a relaxed vibe. Check out Downtown & Gaslamp Quarter with its galleries, boutiques, bars and restaurants, the Old Town with historic buildings and lots of Mexican restaurants and Mission Bay surrounded by 40 kms of shoreline.
Day 3:
San Diego - Anza-Borrego Desert State Park - Palm Springs (275km)
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is California’s largest and protects more than 600,000 acres of badlands, palm oases, slot canyons and cactus-studded hills. Head to the visitor’s centre just northwest of Borrego Springs to learn more and to get tips on where to go.
Day 4:
Palm Springs 
An oasis for outdoor adventure, arts, culture and relaxation. The city’s location, Native American heritage and stunning collection of mid-century modern architecture make Palm Springs really unique. Since the 1920’s visionary architects have designed sleek, modern homes that have embraced the desert environment. Head to the visitor information centre to pick up a self drive map so you can see the modern classic homes and public buildings at your own pace.
Day 5:
Joshua Tree National Park  
Joshua Tree is about an hour from Palm Springs, where the Mojave and Lower Colorado deserts join to form the park. Head to one of the visitor centres for tips and ideas about what to see and do. There are 12 self-guiding nature trails or if you have time plenty of hiking trails, including walks to the palm oases.
Day 6:
Palm Springs – Los Angeles



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Terms and Conditions

Sale ends 31 Oct 17 • Prices are correct as at 02 Aug 17 • Prices are thereafter subject to change without notice until time of confirmation. Prices may vary due to a number of factors including tax and surcharge increases, exchange rate movements and availability • Prices are per person in NZ dollars for cash or cheque purchase only • Full payment is required no later than 4.59 pm 31 Oct 17 • Bedding configurations may vary on twin share option • Accommodation is subject to availability • Valid for travel commenced and completed as specified • Some surcharges and closeouts may apply • Group prices are not applicable on these packages • Amendment and cancellation fees apply – please ask your House of Travel consultant • Airfares are not included and are an additional cost • Hertz rental car is inclusive of Loss Damage Waiver (LDW), Liability Insurance Supplement (LIS), taxes, local surcharges, airport fees, unlimited mileage and Vehicle Licence fee (VLF). Accommodation is based on Standard Grade Accommodation - Please ask us about the Upgraded Accommodation Program • Please ask your House of Travel consultant for full details.

HOT code: FLYSCAL010817

 

Sale Period

Until 31 Oct 17

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