To see the best (and worst) times to visit, please read our reviews of our recommended places to stay
NB, please do not rely solely on this information for your travel planning.
FLORIDA: BY AIR
From the UK: carriers include Norweigan, Virgin Atlantic, Finnair, Delta, Iberia, British Airways and American Airlines.
Within Europe: try Iberia, Lufthansa, British Airways, Finnair and Virgin Atlantic.
By Car: To discover all of Miami you need to rent a car - see our car rental recommendations.
By Taxi: Taxis are easy to hail down in Miami Beach and are reasonable priced. Elsewhere you will need to call one.
By Bus: Miami’s bus route system, Metrobus, covers an extensive area. However, prepare yourself for long waits, or don’t even bother. South Beach’s Local Circulator, a looping shuttle service at just 25 cents a pop, is a good way to get around. There is also a regular bus service from South Beach to the wildly popular Aventura Mall.
By Bike: In Miami Beach and Key West, jump on a bike – it’s a very pleasant way to explore the area.
Or… In Key West, you can rent a “Conch Cruiser”, an electric golf-style-cart. Torturously touristy, sickeningly silly but fabulously fun, the screaming laughter from its passengers (often cruise-tourists stopping in Key West for the day) can be heard far before the actual car itself approaches…