Get the most out of your vacation and book a fly-drive vacation with British Airways. Our flights + car rental packages, in partnership with Avis and Budget, include all of the mandatory charges that you'll need to drive away and explore at your leisure. You will also have the added reassurance of 24-hour customer support and roadside assistance should you need it.
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Four inspiring Italian itineraries
Take yourself on a grand tour of the classical marvels of Italy and get devastatingly distracted on the way. The gelato is silk-soft in Rome, the trattorias are tempting in Tuscany, and, in Sorrento, life hands you lemons. Read up on our fabulous fly-drives.
By Eloise Barker
Four ways to see Spain by road
If you’re seeking charisma, Spain has it in spades. It’s hot, mountainous, Moorish and delicious. It’s home of adventurers, inventors and fascinating modern artists. The country’s a joy to explore, so hop in a car and discover it for yourself with our guide to the best road trips.
by Eloise Barker
for British Airways
Four great French adventures
France’s easy autoroutes are perfect for road trippers and its regional specialities make it worth leaving Paris. Bumble along vineyard driveways, coast past chateaus and revel on the Riviera. It’s easy to be a bon viveur on a French fly-drive – bon voyage.
By Eloise Barker
for British Airways
The ultimate Florida road trips
See more of the Sunshine State on a fly-drive adventure across Florida. Create a road trip to tick off theme parks in Orlando or explore the super cool city of Miami. Discover mesmerising beach scenes in Clearwater and the kooky tropical islands of the Keys. Plan your journey with our Florida guide.
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A Calgary to Vancouver road trip
Making the epic drive over the Rockies is ideal for a short trip or an ambitious adventure. Take a week and stop off at the main sights such as Banff and Lake Louise or extend your trip and linger at Kamloops and unwind at the tranquil thermal springs surrounded by pine forests. Check out our ideas for making the most of your Canadian road trip.
Recommended fly drives
The Cotswolds - UK, England
The Cotswolds feature some of Britain’s most picturesque landscapes and travelling by car is no doubt the best way to discover the small traditional villages and enjoy the beautiful scenery dotted along miles and miles of open road. Hire a GPS system to navigate between locations or trust your sense of direction and have a true weekend adventure.Book now
The Lake District - UK, England
As well as being a great destination for adventurous hikers and climbers, the Lake District is also a perfect place for family breaks with multiple places and activities to keep children entertained. Kids will love the white-knuckle mountain bike trails in the Whinlatter Forest Park, while no family trip to the Lake District is complete without a visit to Hilltop, former home of children’s author Beatrix Potter.Book now
Glastonbury - UK, England
Famed for its annual music festival, did you know that Glastonbury is also the spiritual heart of Britain? The town is shrouded in myth and legend and is well located on the edge of Somerset, which means visitors can combine a beach break with countryside activities, all while enjoying the historic culture of this ancient town. Glastonbury Abbey is one of Britain’s most prestigious monuments and the burial place of King Arthur, making it the perfect destination for anyone looking to learn more about culture and British history.Book now
The Gower Peninsula - UK, Wales
The Gower Peninsula is a beautiful and unspoilt area of Wales that is perfect for those looking for a bit of adventure. From hiking to horse-riding, surfing and coasteering, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the great outdoors. To make the most of being in this truly stunning country, why not drive from coast to coast, starting in the Gower and driving across to Snowdonia National Park. Consider hiring a 4x4 to give you enough room to pack any outdoor pursuits equipment.Book now
Loch Lomond, the Trossachs and the Forth Valley - UK, Scotland
The breath-taking scenery around Scotland’s famous lochs is known to have inspired great heroes and artists and is a world away from the city buzz of nearby Glasgow. Featuring winding drives across the mountains and glens, take in the unspoilt landscapes by car and stop off at the many nature reserves and historic castles en-route. Don’t forget to pick up a map or GPS at the rental station.Book now
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Our favourite fly-drive destinations
Go where the mood takes you on fly-drive breaks in Europe. Visit stunning beaches, discover architectural delights and spend time in picturesque towns and cities along the way.
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