Los Angeles is the entertainment capital of the world, where the rich and famous live and play. Your honeymoon to Los Angeles will be filled with diverse experiences, iconic attractions and the finer things in life.
If you love all things celebrity, Hollywood is the place to be where you will snap a great shot of the Hollywood sign in the hills and enjoy star tours including a behind-the-scenes movie studio tour and celebrity home tours where you will see homes of famous celebs.
LA is full of things to see and do with a large variety of top cultural attractions, world famous artwork, the Hollywood Walk of Fame and many other iconic landmarks to ensure you have a fabulous honeymoon in LA. Live the glamorous life while lounging poolside or take advantage of the perfect weather to enjoy al-fresco dining all year long.
Thrill seekers and film lovers shouldn’t miss Universal Studios, offering a great day out in LA with rides and studio sets to explore. Don’t miss the incredible ‘Transformers The Ride-3D’, this revolutionary ride allows visitors to ‘live’ the movie as never before possible.
Los Angeles contrasts its busy downtown with immaculate golf courses and scenic hiking trails. For couples searching for a laid back beach escape with the buzzing city within reach, the popular area of Santa Monica in Los Angeles is the ideal location. Santa Monica has a pier, funfair, shops and two miles of golden sands – perfect for hopping on a bike and cycling along the coast.
Food lovers will find a feast for the senses in LA, bursting with restaurants, cafes, bistros, bakeries, ethnic markets, coffee houses, gastro-pubs and street food carts. For couples looking for a romantic evening of delicious food in a beautiful location, head to West Hollywood where you will find swanky restaurants and may even spot a few famous faces. Or why not head to one of the classic eateries including Pink’s Hot Dogs, Foster’s Freeze and Canter’s Deli, all established back in the 30s and 40s. LA has an acclaimed dining scene with numerous award-winning and celebrity chef-owned restaurants.
Travelling around LA could not be simpler with the city’s metro rail system, which has stops in many main locations, including Downtown, Hollywood, Chinatown and Long Beach. Or jump in a yellow cab as everything in LA is within close reach, from Hollywood to Santa Monica, everywhere is never too far away.
And, when the sun goes down, discover an abundance of nightlife options with LA’s trendsetting and vibrant nightlife, ranging from intimate clubs to some of the world’s most famous music venues, including live music and comedy provided by performers both legendary and yet-to-be-discovered. We love The London in Santa Monica for a classy night out where you may spot a few familiar faces from the big screen.
Things to know:
What is the currency for Los Angeles?
US Dollar ($)
How long does it take to fly to Los Angeles?
What is the time difference in Los Angeles?
GMT -8 hours
How much should I tip in Los Angeles?
Tipping is an established and accepted custom in America. For good service, waiters and taxi drivers expect 15-20%, and counter and bar staff 10-15%. Porters can expect from $3-$5 per case, while tour guides can be given the equivalent of £2-£3 per day.
Do I need a visa for Los Angeles?
Brits must have a full 10-year British Passport that’s valid for six months after you return to the UK. You will also need a USA visa or waiver form/ESTA. Apply for your ESTA at least 72 hours before travelling. Apply for your ESTA visa online. For up-to-date travel advice please check the official FCO website here.
Visit the Los Angeles Tourism Site for more information.