Time difference : -9h (GMT +1) Currency : Dollar Language : English (1/4 of the population speaks Spanish)
Climate : California has different climates since it is a vast area. The South Coast is mainly semi tropical. The South end has an arid climate and North is temperate. Climatic conditions are pleasurable all year round.
Formality : A biometric passport is required to go to USA. A type « Delphine passport » is also valid provided that it has been obtained at the latest October, 26th 2005. Since 2010, you have to request an electronic travel authorization ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) before the departure. You have to fill out a form in English on the ESTA website.