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10 Great Reason to Visit Texas | Complete North America

Texas – Lone Star State

12 night fly drive from £2,789 per person
including flights, car rental and accommodation

What at an itinerary this is! Take in the best of this enormous and unique state (with two nights in New Mexico) by visiting some fantastic world class cities, a beautiful coast town and everything in between.

Prices

Standard package from: £2,789

Dates

Daily departures available from 1st May – 31st October


Day 1
Arrive Dallas

Depart Heathrow – 09:30
Arrive Dallas – 13:35
Journey Time – 10 hours 5 minutes

Arrive at the Dallas / Ft. Worth Airport. Pick up your car and transfer independently to your hotel.

Overnight – Dallas

Hotels:
Value: Best Western Plus Dallas Hotel
Standard: Omni Dallas Hotel


Day 2
Dallas to Austin
195 miles

Today head out for the capital city of Texas, Austin, home to the handsome State Capitol Building and the Texas State History Museum. Austin is a lively city that bills itself as the “Live Music Capital of the World”, filled with more than 250 music venues and a vibrant art scene. Enjoy an evening on Sixth Street or the Warehouse District.

Overnight – Austin

Hotels:
Value: Red Roof Plus Austin South
Standard: Radisson Hotel & Suites Austin Downtown


Day 3
Austin to Houston
165 miles

Discover Houston’s past in Heritage Park amid the skyscrapers of downtown. Visit the Johnson Space Center for a fascinating history of America’s love affair with outer space.

Overnight – Houston

Hotels:
Value: Comfort Suites
Standard: Crowne Plaza Houston Downtown


Day 4
Houston to Corpus Christi
208 miles

Take a short drive to the island of Galveston, filled with Victorian architectural reminders of its reign as Texas’ leading port. Galveston dominated commerce along the Gulf until its growth was halted by a hurricane. Then head for Corpus Christi, known as Texas’ playground.

Overnight – Girdwood

Hotels:
Value: Omni Corpus Christi Hotel
Standard: Omni Corpus Christi Hotel


Day 5
Corpus Christi to San Antonio
143 miles

See the open range and farmland of early settlers on the way to San Antonio. San Antonio’s unique blend of cultures makes it one of the most charming cities in the U.S. Your hotel for the next two nights is in the heart of San Antonio within easy reach of the major sites.

Overnight – San Antonio

Hotels:
Value: El Tropicano Riverwalk
Standard: Holiday Inn San Antonio Riverwalk


Day 6
San Antonio

Stroll along the River Walk or visit El Mercado. The Spanish Governor’s Palace or one of the many Spanish missions will take you into the historical heritage of this charming city. But most of all, remember the Alamo and visit the site of the courageous battle between a handful of Texans and Santa Ana’s vast army, which was instrumental in creating the Republic of Texas.

Overnight – San Antonio

Hotels:
Value: El Tropicano Riverwalk
Standard: Holiday Inn San Antonio Riverwalk


Day 7
San Antonio to Fort Stockton / Pecos
313 miles

The rolling hill country was the site of early settlements in mid-Texas, farmers had to battle infertile earth and Comanches to survive. The code of the West rules here as you travel through Pecos County where giants and legends, such as Pecos Bill, are made. Look for deer, jackrabbits and coyote as you journey across this seemingly uninhabitable terrain.

Overnight – Fort Stockton

Hotels:
Value: Comfort Suites
Standard: Comfort Suites


Day 8
Fort Stockton / Pecos to El Paso
237 miles

The city of El Paso is located on the westernmost tip of the state of Texas and is on the U.S./Mexico border. Its proximity to Mexico helps promote the best the two worlds have to offer, and El Pasoans have long enjoyed the benefits of being situated between three states and two nations. El Paso’s climate, typical of the desert southwest, and its mix of cultures and traditions makes the Sun City a unique and interesting place to visit.

Overnight – El Paso

Hotels:
Value: Quality Inn Airport East
Standard: Quality Inn Airport East


Day 9
El Paso to Albuquerque
217 miles

Leave El Paso and cross into New Mexico. Between the mountains and the mesas runs a river, and astride it stands a city that embodies the diversity of cultures that are uniquely American. It is Albuquerque.

Overnight – Albuquerque

Hotels:
Value: Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn
Standard: Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn


Day 10
Albuquerque

Albuquerque is a city full of exciting attractions and events, from Historic Old Town, where the Villa of Albuquerque was founded in 1706, to the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, the most popular ballooning event in the world.

Overnight –  Albuquerque

Hotels:
Value: Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn
Standard: Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn


Day 11
Albuquerque to Santa Fe to Amarillo
344 miles

Unique to this area are the Pinyon pines, which produce an edible nut considered a gourmet delicacy in the west. Continue eastward to the panhandle of Texas and hopefully you’ll get a glimpse of the Texas blue sky or a towering thundercloud, both prevalent features of this flat plain. Amarillo was once a railhead town for cattle shipments to the north. The cattle industry remains an important element of the city’s economy. Amarillo is well known for its Cadillac graveyard.

Overnight – Amarillo

Hotels:
Value: Quality Inn
Standard: Quality Inn


Day 12
Amarillo to Dallas
366 miles

Drive eastward today to Palo Duro Canyon and see artefacts of pre-Pueblo inhabitants. Then continue south toward Dallas. Cotton fields and grain silos flank the highway en route to Dallas.

Overnight – Dallas

Hotels:
Value: Best Western Plus Dallas Hotel
Standard: Omni Dallas Hotel


Day 13
Depart Dallas

Return your rental car at the airport before your departure flight back.

Depart Dallas – 18:00
Arrive Heathrow – 09:15 (Next Day)
Journey Time – 9 hours 15 minutes


Your holiday includes

  • Scheduled Flights
  • UK & US Airport taxes
  • Accommodation – 12 nights
  • Compact car rental based on Hertz – 12 day rental
  • Exclusive travel documentation portfolio including personalised maps, itinerary and driver directions along with all applicable tickets and vouchers.

Travel Insurance

This is essential and not included. Should you need to purchase cover, we offer comprehensive cover at an additional cost. Please contact us for details.

Additional Experiences

Our holidays are completely tailored to suit you. We would be happy to help you choose from a vast array of additional experiences that will enhance your North America holiday adventure.

These might include:

  • City tours
  • Helicopter flights
  • Sporting event tickets
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Rafting
  • Horseback riding
  • Restaurant reservations

There are many more, often quite unique to your chosen destination so please do ask.

Map

Itinerary Summary

Location Nights
Dallas 1
Austin 1
Houston 1
Corpus Christi 1
San Antonio 2
Fort Stockton 1
El Paso 1
Albuquerque 2
Amarillo 1
Dallas 1

Pricing – from £2,789pp

Based on low season travel for 2 people

Factors affecting price:
Availability – early booking, best prices
Seasonal variations
Weekend travel/hotel stays
Special events/conferences
Varying available room types

For all of the above reasons, please speak to our experienced team who can offer relevant advice on seasonal variations and create a personalised itinerary and costing for your specific dates.

Offers

Free GPS On Car Rental

Enjoy free GPS on your Texas & Mexico fly drive. Other operators will charge hundreds of dollars for GPS – with Complete North America you pay nothing!

Free Car Upgrade

Free upgrade to Intermediate car for deposits paid in 2019.

British Airways Seat Sale

Call now for further discounts of up to £100 when seat sale fares are available.

Flight Upgrades

Reduced premium cabin travel available.

Prices from
Premium/World Traveller Plus: £265 each way
Business/Club Class: £1,249 each way

Call us on 01159 610590 for availability and details.

Why Book With C.N.A?

  • No one-way car rental drop off fee.
  • All holidays ATOL protected.
  • Tailored itinerary to suit you.
  • Choice of airlines & departure points.
  • Deals on flight upgrades.
  • Low booking deposit.
  • Detailed & personalised travel pack – your personally prepared ring-bound travel itinerary booklet is prepared individually.

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