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£1129 -- Deep South Self Drive w/Flights, Car Hire & Hotels*

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£1129 -- Deep South Self Drive w/Flights, Car Hire & Hotels£1129 -- Deep South Self Drive w/Flights, Car Hire & Hotels£1129 -- Deep South Self Drive w/Flights, Car Hire & Hotels£1129 -- Deep South Self Drive w/Flights, Car Hire & Hotels£1129 -- Deep South Self Drive w/Flights, Car Hire & Hotels£1129 -- Deep South Self Drive w/Flights, Car Hire & Hotels
By Laura Summers

Forbes claims "there's no better way to experience America's varied landscape than from behind the wheel", and this US road trip with a £270 saving is just the ticket. For £1129, this 14-night self-drive trip from American Sky includes highlights such as Nashville, New Orleans and Memphis, with all the planning taken care of. Here's what's included:  

  • Return direct flights from London Heathrow with British Airways
  • 14 days' car hire with a double category upgrade and fully inclusive insurance***
  • 14 nights' 3-star hotel accommodation in nine hotels along the route**
  • A fly-drive guide book with map and points of interest along the route

The trip starts in Atlanta, host of the 1996 Olympic games, where you'll collect the car and spend the night. Your route takes you via Chattanooga and on to home of country music: Nashville. Next stop is Memphis, unofficial rock 'n' roll capital of the world, and a mecca for Elvis fans. You'll find live music venues galore along Beale Street. Brush up on your history at next stops Vicksburg and Lafayette where you can learn about the civil war and the origins of Cajun culture.

The second week takes in the New Orleans, Tennessee, then Alabama's historic capital Montgomery. Then it's onto Savannah, Georgia, a town of grand old mansions and cotton warehouses with a debauched past, and Charleston -- the cradle of the Civil War -- before looping back to Atlanta for the flight home.

Direct flights (including 23kg luggage) depart from London Heathrow on Monday-Thursday from 4 November-10 December. Friday-Sunday departures cost an extra £50. It's an additional £20 to depart on 3, 16, 23, 31 October. Departures from Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Aberdeen and Leeds on these dates are via London and are an additional £50

For more travel dates, click here for more information. However, this deal can only be booked by calling the number below.

Upgrade to 4-star accommodation for the whole trip for an additional £230 per person.

Book by 18 July.

*Terms/Conditions:
Restrictions may apply. Prices are per person, based on two adults sharing. The offer is not open to single travellers at this price. The price includes economy flights, one piece of hold luggage per person up to 23kg, 14 nights' accommodation, car hire, taxes and fuel surcharges. **Accommodation is on a room-only basis -- details can be found on American Sky's website. *** Car hire includes a double category upgrade to an intermediate category -- Toyota Corolla or equivalent, with fully inclusive insurance. Offers apply to new and direct bookings only and may not be offered in retrospect. Only one offer applies per booking. Travel insurance is not included. Full payment is required 10 weeks before travelling, this trip can be secured with a £200 per person deposit. American Sky is ATOL bonded for financial protection - 9759. A 2.25% credit card charge will apply, but there is no charge for debit card payment.