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Useful links and essential information when planning your visit to Orlando.
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*** Direct Flights From the UK ***  
(From London Gatwick and Manchester to Orlando)
British Airways: (also direct flights to Miami from London Heathrow and Tampa from London Gatwick)
Virgin Atlantic: (also direct flights to Miami from London Heathrow)
Combined Virgin Flights/Car Hire:
*** Other Sources of Direct and Indirect Flights From the UK ***
Excellent source of low cost flights. Often beats the competition and is very efficient.
The Travel Supermarket:
Iceland Air: (flights from London Heathrow to Orlando via Reykjavik)
*** Airport Information ***
Major Floridian Airports:
Orlando Airport:
Tampa Airport:
Miami Airport:
Major UK Airports:
London Gatwick Airport:
London Heathrow Airport:
Manchester Airport:
Glasgow Airport:
*** Car Hire ***
Holiday Autos: (part of plc)
The Travel Supermarket:
easyCar: (same group as easyJet)
Cheap Car Rental:
*** Travel Insurance ***
The Money Supermarket: (Good source for travel insurance quotes).
*** Golf Courses ***
For a definitive list of the major golf clubs in the Orlando area visit:
Some of the Local Clubs:
Highlands Reserve Golf Club:
Closest club to Bahama Bay on Hwy 27. A 6,686 yard par 72 mix of Scottish links and old Florida design.  
Mystic Dunes Golf Club:
Again, about a 15-minute drive from Bahama Bay off Hwy 192. A 7,012 yard par 71 course.  
Southern Dunes Golf Club:
South of Bahama Bay off Hwy 27. A 7,227 yard par 71 course.
*** Shopping ***
Orlando is a shoppers paradise with many Malls and Outlets.  This is a just a short list of some of the key places to visit:
Not an outlet mall, but still great US prices. Excellent bargains to be had particularly in the sales. Don’t forget to pick up your coupon book from Guest Services.
Orlando Premium Outlets - Vineland Avenue :
Your classic US outlet mall with great bargains to be had.
Premium Outlets - International Drive:
Formerly Prime Outlets - Orlando.
Festival Bay Mall:
Unbelievable Bass Pro shop with Ron Jon Surf Park.
*** Restaurants ***
An excellent bar and restaurant on US-192 next to Secret Lake Drive a short drive from Bahama Bay. Great place to relax at the end of a days shopping.
On US-27, again a short drive from Bahama Bay. New York strip steak is cheaper than Houlihans and a previous guest says “it’s better”.
*** Other Sights to See In or Around Orlando ***
Blue Spring State Park:
From November through March see Manatees in the wild.  A great place to visit off the I-92 on the way to Daytona.
Ponce De Leon:
Florida’s tallest lighthouse on the atlantic coast just south of Daytona Beach.
Historic Bok Sanctuary:
Carillon Tower on the I-27 about 30 minutes south of Bahama Bay - a little bit of history in the centre of Florida.

Useful links and essential information when planning your visit to Orlando.