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Travel to Southend-on-Sea

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Southend-on-Sea Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most Southend-on-Sea hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

For more information about the impact of COVID-19 on your Southend-on-Sea trip, please visit our Coronavirus Information page (opens in new window).

Top Southend-on-Sea Flight + Hotel Deals

Clayton Hotel Chiswick
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St. Ermins Hotel, Autograph Collection
196 Bishopsgate
Melia White House Hotel

2021 Southend-on-Sea vacation deals

Clayton Hotel Chiswick
Lord Jim Hotel
St. Ermins Hotel, Autograph Collection
196 Bishopsgate
Melia White House Hotel

Top Hotels in Southend-on-Sea

Seven Hotel
Seven Hotel
4 out of 5
5-7 Clifton Terrace, Southend-on-Sea, England
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $161 per night from Dec 16 to Dec 17
4.3/5Excellent! (319 reviews)

"The Seven , really should be renamed 10 .... My stay was that good , service was great , top draw consistently from the check in to the check out ...... beautiful breakfast to . If you are looking for a good stay in Southend .... stay here its fab"…"

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2020

Seven Hotel
Park Inn by Radisson Palace Southend-on-Sea
Park Inn by Radisson Palace Southend-on-Sea
3 out of 5
Church Road, Southend-on-Sea, England
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $75 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
3.9/5Good! (984 reviews)

"Lovely staff especially Callum in the bar and the lovely man in check-in. I didn’t get him name unfortunately (I think it might have been James)"…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

Park Inn by Radisson Palace Southend-on-Sea
Holiday Inn Southend
Holiday Inn Southend
4 out of 5
77 Eastwoodbury Crescent, Southend-on-Sea, England
Free Cancellation
The price is $69 per night from Jan 3 to Jan 4
4.3/5Excellent! (721 reviews)

"Very nice property good location even though next to airport it was very quiet. Staff very friendly and helpful. Didn’t like the charge of £10 pound for parking per night and breakfast isn’t included in rate."…"

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2020

Holiday Inn Southend
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top things to do in Southend-on-Sea

Southend-on-Sea Beach Vacation

There's nothing more enjoyable than a Southend-on-Sea vacation. Whether you're treating yourself to delicious cocktails at a local bar or reading your favorite novel along the water's edge, your trip to Southend-on-Sea is the perfect time to live out your beachy dreams. Many visitors will suggest you stay near Shoebury East Beach, situated just 4 miles (6 km) from downtown. However, you'll also discover a terrific range of Southend-on-Sea packages close to Thorpe Bay Beach and Three Shells Beach, two other popular nearby options.

Things You Should Know About Southend-on-Sea

  • Choosing a hotel close to the water means gorgeous views and lazy walks along the beach at twilight. Take a peek at our Southend-on-Sea beach hotels and see what's available.
  • Apartments, such as Meridian Apartments - Southend and Zen Apartment, are also popular types of properties here. Compare prices and amenities and take your pick!
  • Not a fan of repeatedly pulling your wallet out while on vacation? We hear you. With almost everything taken care of, our All-Inclusive hotels in Southend-on-Sea are the perfect solution.
  • Want to know what Southend-on-Sea has to offer? You can't beat local knowledge. After you arrive, get chatting to a few of the 295,300 people who call this place home. Check out our Southend-on-Sea things to do page, too.
  • Southend Pier is one major sight you can't miss here. For plenty of other great ideas to add to your itinerary, browse our Southend-on-Sea vacation deals.

Frequently asked questions

How much does a Southend-on-Sea vacation package cost?
Our Southend-on-Sea packages, which begin at just $691, are the best way to save big. Pick your favorite hotels, flights and more to create a custom-built getaway.
If I'm not able to travel, can I cancel my Southend-on-Sea vacation package?
Don’t stress if you’re rethinking your Southend-on-Sea vacation package — it’s possible to change or amend your booking. And if you’ve booked it within 24 hours, you may be able to do it at no cost. However, bookings made more than 24 hours ago may incur fees from your hotel, airline or car rental company. We understand life can throw the occasional spanner in the works, so make your way to our Customer Service Portal if that happens. When you’re ready to make changes, we’ll take care of it.
How do I get a cheap travel package to Southend-on-Sea?
Combining your hotel and flight with Expedia won’t just save precious time — it’ll save you money too. As much as $583, as a matter of fact! A Southend-on-Sea vacation package makes it a cinch to create your perfect trip. With more than 550 airlines throughout the world to select from, finding flights that suit your schedule won’t be hard. Not only that, we have over 1,000,000 properties globally to take your pick of. Now that’s choice! No matter who you are, Expedia can show you the world.
When is the best time of year to visit Southend-on-Sea?
If your definition of “best” means when you’ll land the best deals, pack your bags and head for Southend-on-Sea in . By contrast, is the most expensive month to plan a getaway. Peak season falls in and is a thrilling time to visit — if you don’t mind the crowds. is usually a quieter time of the year.
How far in advance should I book my Southend-on-Sea vacation?
While not all airlines release ticket prices early, you can normally start comparing international flights on Expedia up to 12 months in advance. This is when you can nab some incredible deals. If you’re purchasing tickets last minute, you might still get lucky. Sometimes the cheapest prices emerge a few weeks prior to departure.
What does an Expedia Southend-on-Sea travel package include?
It’s up to you! You can choose from a variety of Southend-on-Sea packages, such as a hotel, flight and rental car. You can also book a hotel with a flight, or a rental car and a flight. Once you’ve made your booking, you can add on the fun stuff like experiences and activities. Whatever your ideal Southend-on-Sea getaway looks like, you’re sure to save!
What should I know before booking a Southend-on-Sea travel package?
Booking all the parts of your vacation together is a terrific way to save. Bundle your flights, car rentals and hotels into one little package. But you’re not restricted to hotels. Expedia offers all sorts of properties, including vacation rentals like oceanfront condos and spacious residences. The list goes on!
Does Expedia offer Book Now, Pay Later Southend-on-Sea vacation packages?
If you’d like to split the cost of your activities and hotel over multiple payments, Expedia is here to help. Paying the full cost of your trip upfront isn’t always the best way to budget for your getaway, so we’ve joined forces with online lender Affirm to give you financial flexibility. Book Now, Pay Later and minimize the stress of saving to travel.
Can I choose my airline with a Southend-on-Sea Expedia vacation package?
Yes, definitely. Expedia has more than 550 partner airlines to select from around the globe. With so much choice, finding the perfect carrier to take you to Southend-on-Sea shouldn’t be hard.