TRAVEL GENERAL INFORMATION
|Period of this trip:||March 2015|
|Country:||USA and Mexico – California|
|Number of travelers:||2|
|Budget:||ca 3.300 GBP or (1.650 GBP pp)
|Best Period:||All Year|
|VISA:||ESTA to do on line prior arrival valid for 2 years|
|General Info:||Travel in US is very easy. We had only few days so we decided to fly to Mexico and also to book all accommodation prior our arrival. We also went for 3-4 stars accomodations…so consider this when you plan your own trip!|
|Day||Area||What to Do|
|1||London to Los Angeles||All day flight to Los Angeles with arrival in the early afternoon. We decided to relax by the pool of our hotel after a long flight and recover a bit from Jet lag.|
|2-4||Los Angeles||What we’ve done in LAX (Classics):
We tried few restaurants and this is our suggestion
|4||San Diego||After good breakfast we drove from LA to San Diego (ca. 180 km).
The rest of the day we visited the city.
Must see things click here
|5||San Jose Del Cabo – La Paz||After leaving our car at the San Diego airport, we took the flight to San Jose del Cabo (Mexican side of Baja California) – (ca. 2 hs). We collected our new car and drove to La Paz.
On the way to La Paz, we stopped in Todos Santos, a little town by the coast, also famous for the Hotel California (the Eagles’ song and album from 1977). The beaches around Todos Santos are also beautiful.
|6||La Paz – Isla Espiritu Santo||We decided to take one of the many “half day tour” to the island of Espiritu Santo (1 hour boat from la Paz). This is a small paradise with 9 amazing white sand beaches. We saw many sea lions and whale sharks just so close that could almost touch. See pics!! It was amazing!|
|7 – 8||Cabo San Lucas||We drove to Cabo San Lucas (158km) crossing Sierra de la Giganta. From January to March is possible to see the whales in the Bahia Magdalena, with whale watching tour starting from Lopez Mateos.|
|9 – 10||Cabo San Jose – LAX – London||Last couple of days we just enjoyed the beach in Cabo San Jose and our resort.
Last day, we drove back to Cabo San Jose int airport to get our flights to LA and connecting flight to Europe late at night.
TRAVEL COST LIST
|Los Angeles accommodation
– 3 nights –
|We choose to stay in one apartment in Beverly Hills with AIRBNB (84£pd)||£251|
|Hotel San Diego
– 1 night –
Marriott is always a good choice!!
|Hotel La Paz
– 3 nights –
We loved staying in this resort!
|Car Hire||Small car hire (with insurance) – USA + fuel
|Small car hire (with insurance) – MEX + fuel||£245|
|Trips and Other||Boat trip to Isla Santu Spiritu ($50 pp)||£70|
|Whale Shark watching tour ($50 pp)||£70|
|Flight from San Diego to Cabo San Jose – Spirit airlines (£69 pp)||£137|
|Flight from Cabo San Jose to LA (£120 pp) – Alaska airlines||£240|
|Meal||Average Meal Price||$10-50|
|Average Drinks Price||$3-8|
|Total Holiday Cost Range per 2 people (10 days)
(inclusive of meals, souvenirs etc, excluding international flights)
|International flights||London – Los Angeles – British Airways (£500 pp)||£1,000|
|Total Holiday Cost Range per 2 people (10 days)||£3,200 – 3,400|
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