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Flights to California in 2021

Popular inJanuaryHigh demand for flights, 11% potential price rise
Cheapest inOctoberBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price₱36,677Average for round-trip flights in February 2021
Round-trip from₱33,852From Manila to Los Angeles
One-way from₱22,503One-way flight from Manila to Los Angeles

Cheapest Prices for California flights by month

January
₱42,450
February
₱31,909
March
₱30,933
April
₱33,154
May
₱34,780
June
₱33,410
July
₱37,828
August
₱33,619
September
₱32,493
October
₱31,270
November
₱31,729
December
₱36,029
Currently, March is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to California. Flying to California in January will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to California?

MNL - LAX
Price
₱30,932 - ₱65,267
LAX
Temperature
20 - 32 °C
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 123 mm
Flying to California in March is usually considered the best time to fly. However, you will find other deals are always available year round. August sees the temperatures in California peak to their warmest. February tends, on average, to see the most amount of rainfall.

When is the best time to book a flight to California?

Booking 58 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to California. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to California?

At the moment, Tuesday is the most economical day to take a flight to California. Friday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to California?

California flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the afternoon. Booking a flight at noon will likely mean higher prices.

A quick summary of California is difficult. Its variety and diversity—even its weather—are more extreme than most states and depending on the type of holiday you’re after you’ll have to choose which part of the state you’d like to visit before booking your California flight. “Extreme” could sum up California: Northern and Southern Californians each claim to be a different, and separate, state; the north has old redwood forests and towns almost too small to put on a map; the south has glitz, glamour, and Hollywood stars too big to put on a map. 

The common thread through California is diversity. Geographically, California has redwood forests, the rich and fertile Central Valley, the peaks of the Sierra Nevada, deserts, and hundreds of miles of coastline. The creative traveller booking flights to California will be happy to learn that the state continues to produce a wealth of creativity in both the arts and sciences, and is home to some of the leading universities in the world. Movie stars abound in LA, as do rollerblading hotties in Venice Beach, and engineers in Silicon Valley. The state is home to world-renowned cities, and people of all racial and ethnic backgrounds continue to migrate to and settle in California.

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California climate

Due to its topographical extremes, California’s weather depends on where you are.Along the coast, the climate is mostly mild. Los Angeles is high desert, and the low humidity keeps the city comfortable year-round. About 28 miles south of LA, Anaheim can go up into the mid-20s (Celsius) or 30s in the summer, with cool evenings. Anaheim winters are mild with little rain. San Francisco is foggy with cool winds.Summer temperatures occasionally go above 20; autumn tends to have clear skies and temperatures in the mid-20s. Winter rarely goes below freezing. Sacramento’s summer days can reach 37 degrees, but then drop as much as four degrees at night. The rainy season runs from late autumn into spring, and winters are cold and foggy.

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When is the best time to fly to California?

Peak Season:
The peak season for flights to California, especially LA and Anaheim, is the summer, as it is for San Francisco, and Napa Valley.

Off Season:
Winter is the low season for LA, Anaheim, San Francisco, and wine country. However, winter in San Francisco is when the ballet and opera seasons are in full swing. Wine country is also fun to visit in autumn, when the wineries are in production, and spring, when the flowers are in bloom.

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Getting around California

Driving is the best way to cover short distances in California, or if you enjoy long drives, for covering the entire state. Make sure to carry a map as not all road signs indicate a direction, just town or city names. If you’re headed into the mountains, make sure to get antifreeze and tire chains.

Many freeways have carpool lanes called “diamond” lanes or high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes. Make sure to familiarise yourself with the regulations regarding the use of these lanes as some of them are monitored even during non-rush hour and fines are more than $270.

California has more than 15 airports, and given the number of small and large commercial carriers,flights in California are fairly easy.

For a scenic trip along the coast, Amtrak’s Coast Starlight has double-decker Superliners, gourmet dining car, carriages from First Class to Coach, and entertainment and games.

 

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