Extra extra, read all about it Pirates! British Airways are adding a new route to their flight timetable. From the end of March you will be able to fly direct from Gatwick to Oakland in San Francisco Bay. To celebrate BA have released a number of low cost fares and we're giving you the inside scoop. Oakland is situated on the other side of San Francisco Bay to the city and is within easy reach of the city via public transport. These fares won't hang around for long though so hurry, hurry, hurry!
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- Travel duration: 7 nights (longer or shorter stays possible)
- Departures spanning May, June and November 2017
- Example date: 27th April - 4th May 2017
- Example flights from Gatwick toOakland with British Airways
- Luggage included
- Not your dates/travel party size? Adjust search according to preference
About your trip
With easy access to SanFrancisco this is a really amazing opportunity to visit the west coast of the USA at an affordable price. However, it's not just San Fran that is close to Oakland. There are numerous National Parks dotted around - one of which being the world famous Yosemite National Park.
Getting into the centre of San Francisco couldn't be easier. The BART system will take you right into the heart of the action. However, if you'd prefer not to use public transport there are a number of different methods, you can find out more here.
When you land you'll need somewhere to stay. Check out our hotel finder tool to search for places to stay that will suit all budgets.
Or, if you're after something different - take a look at our Airbnb wishlist that we have compiled just for you! Psst... if you want to save even more on your trip we have a secret discount for new Airbnb-ers that we'd love to share with you too.
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