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San Francisco

Victorian homes, San Francisco

Flights to San Francisco

Sample the relaxing atmosphere of San Francisco

Fancy a trip to one of the most iconic cities in the United States? Book flights to San Francisco and explore the city that still retains more than a hint of sixties hippy culture. Enjoy the view while strolling across the Golden Gate Bridge. Or have lunch at the picturesque Fisherman’s Wharf and then take the ferry to the famous prison on Alcatraz island. San Francisco is also known for its many Victorian houses. The best examples are to be found on Alamo Square, which is home to the famous Painted Ladies.

The culinary pearl of California

All types of cuisine are available in San Francisco – it’s even said that the city has the most restaurants per head in the United States. Enjoy delicious fish dishes with a good wine, an up-market hamburger, or a beer at one of the many local breweries. A ride on the world-famous cable car is a must, of course. Or you can rent a bicycle and head for one of San Francisco’s beaches. San Francisco is the ideal destination for a city trip or the perfect starting point for a longer tour through the United States. Treat yourself and book a flight to San Francisco today!

Crossing the bridge

Cross the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco and you’ll soon find yourself in Wine Country. Napa Valley is the best-known wine region of California, where you can sample the most delicious vintages while savouring the glorious scenery. Point Reyes National Seashore park is also worth a visit for its rugged cliffs and stunning views. Close to San Francisco, a visit to the university city of Berkeley is highly recommended. Anyone who sees its beautifully landscaped campus and welcoming shopping streets would immediately understand why studying here is so popular.

Flights to San Francisco for a unique city trip

Looking for a cheap flight to San Francisco? With KLM, your holiday begins the moment you step onboard. Your journey will fly by with your own entertainment set on intercontinental flights: free films, games and music. Enjoy our selection of snacks or a tasty dinner and drinks. Add in our many handy extra services (some available for a supplement) and you’ll be in the United States before you know it.

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Practical info about San Francisco

San Francisco International Airport

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Getting around the city

How to get around in San Francisco

 

Visa and health care

Visa and health information

Currency

The official currency is the US Dollar (USD), which is divided into 100 cents. Only major banks exchange foreign currency. ATMs are widespread and credit cards are widely accepted. Banking hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm.

Time

GMT –8 (GMT –7 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).

Electricity

120 volts, 60Hz. Plugs are mainly the type with two flat pins, though three-pin plugs are also widely used. European appliances without dual-voltage capabilities will require an adapter.

 

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