A trip to Los Angeles is more diverse than you first might think. There is enough to see and do here to suit all tastes. You can be sunning yourself on the glorious beaches of Malibu, Venice and Santa Monica, or you can be horse trekking up in the stunning mountains. All of this without even mentioning, Hollywood, Beverley Hills and Disneyland. Wow! Talk about being spoilt for choice.
When it comes to a honeymoon in Los Angeles you will certainly be spoilt for choice. Flights from South Africa are either via JFK New York or Washington Dulles. Transfer time is around 20 hours. The all year round pleasant climate means that any time is a good time to come. So what can you do when you get here? Well if it's glitz and glamour you're after then LA has it in abundance. Take a trip to Disneyland and lose yourself in all it has to offer. If you want to shop till you drop, then it has to be the world famous Rodeo Drive in Beverley Hills. The Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard is a place to see the hand prints of iconic film stars and celebrities. Why not take a trip onto the film sets of Hollywood and see where it all takes place. Alternatively, if you want to people watch, then the beaches of Venice, Santa Monica and Malibu make the perfect backdrop for you to do this. As you can see, Los Angeles lends itself to be a great destination for your honeymoon experience.
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With an enjoyable Subtropical-Mediterranean climate, Los Angeles is blessed with a great deal of sunshine and very few rainy days throughout the year. In the winter you can expect temperatures ranging from 15 to 23 degrees Celsius, while the summer months experience temperatures around 26 to 39 degrees. Along the coast and at higher elevations the temperatures are lowest, which is something to consider when planning for your honeymoon in Lost Angeles.
You can get a direct flight to Los Angeles with British Airways departing London Heathrow. The flight takes around 11hours.
Visitors from the UK heading out for a honeymoon in Los Angeles will not need a visa to enter the United States. A valid passport and a visa waiver, which can be obtained online, are all that is required for visits of up to 90 days. To find the visa waiver application, visit https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov, where you can apply free of charge. Your application must be complete a minimum of 72 hours before you board your flight to Los Angeles. As with most major destinations in the United States, the city is home to a vast public transportation network, making a rental car unnecessary during your honeymoon in Los Angeles.
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