Florida travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Florida with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Florida.

Florida travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Florida with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Florida - quick facts
Flight time 9.5 hours
Time difference UK -5 to -6 hours
Language(s) English
Currency US Dollar
Electricity A + B plug (120V)
Driving side Right
Visa Yes

Why visit Florida?

Considering a holiday to the Florida? Here are some of the very good reasons it makes such a wonderful holiday destination be it for beaches or culture to ensure you get the most out of your 2024/2025 escape.

  • Beach babes - beaches
  • Culture vultures
  • Nature lovers - nature & wildlife
  • Night owls - nightlife

Florida tourist information

✝ = Typical flight time from the UK and visa requirements for UK travellers.

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Florida weather

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Maximum daytime temperature °C
Hours of sunshine (daily)
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The Florida weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Miami.

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Florida travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Florida from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Florida.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Florida travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Florida with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Florida, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Florida covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Florida with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Florida travel features

Do you want to learn more about Florida? Read our latest features covering travel tips and insider destination guides on where to go and what to do in Florida.

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Florida FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Florida including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to Florida due to Covid-19?

Florida is open to fully vaccinated travellers only from the UK.

Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination required for arrivals from the UK.

Check out Florida Department of Health for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from the USA?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from the USA. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the flight time to Florida from the UK?

The flight time to Florida from the UK is typically 9.5 hours.

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What is the time difference between Florida and the UK?

The time difference between Florida and the UK is UK time-5 to UK time-6 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Florida?

The main language spoken in Florida is English.

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What is the currency in Florida?

The currency in Florida is the US Dollar (USD).

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Which plugs are used in Florida?

Florida uses electrical plug type A + B (120 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Florida?

They drive on the right side of the road in Florida.

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Do you need a visa for Florida?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Florida.

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