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Santa Cruz Airport Information
The Mineta San Jose International Airport hosts flights from Santa Cruz and the surrounding areas. The airport is conveniently located roughly 33 miles northeast of Santa Cruz, with easy access via CA-17. There are nine major airlines that service the airport: Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta, Hawaiian Airlines, jetBlue, Southwest, United, US Airways and Volaris. Orbitz.com can help you find the best deals on flights to many major cities from the Santa Cruz area.
Airport Parking in Santa Cruz
The San Jose airport offers three choices in parking: economy, hourly or daily. The economy lot is located near Terminal A, and offers a flat rate of $15 per day. The two daily lots are located at the end of Terminal B, and they both offer a rate of $22 per day. There are two hourly lots at Terminal B and one at Terminal A. Because they are located very close to the terminals, you will find that they are convenient but costly at $30 per day.
Ground Transportation in Santa Cruz
The Santa Cruz Airport Flyer offers transportation from Santa Cruz to the airport several times per day at a reasonable $40 one-way rate. The bus will pick you up at the University Inn and drop you off at Terminal B. There are also several taxi companies, but expect your fare to cost between $100 and $110. If you used Orbitz.com to purchase your air ticket, you may be able to utilize some of the money you saved to hire a private car or limousine service for a more comfortable ride to the airport.
Restaurants in Santa Cruz
Whether you are looking for a quick beverage, light snack or full meal, you'll find plenty of options at the San Jose airport. The Euro Café is located in the baggage claim area and is the only eatery you will find in the public areas before the security checkpoint. Fresh Attractions is located at Gate 14, Gordon Biersch Brewing Company at Gate 11, Starbucks at Gate 13 and Peet's Coffee & Tea, Sonoma Chicken, Sora and Tres Gringos are all located near Gate 12. Enjoy your travels, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you need to find flights from Santa Cruz.
McCarran International Airport
Las Vegas is one of the most popular tourist spots in the United States, so locating cheap flights to the city can be a challenge. Orbitz.com offers an advanced search that allows individuals to search many different airlines at once. This helps locate the best deals. McCarran International Airport is located two miles from downtown Las Vegas on Wayne Newton Boulevard. Thirty-two airlines serve the McCarran International Airport, including United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and Delta. Orbitz.com can assist with booking flights on nearly all these airlines.
Transportation From the Airport
Orbitz.com can help travelers locate local car rental services for travel around Las Vegas. Taxi services are available for locations around the city at metered rates, and many hotels provide complementary shuttle services to and from the airport. Limos are available for rent by the hour or by the day, and the Las Vegas city bus system is available for a flat rate.
Weather in Las Vegas
Las Vegas has mild winters and hot, dry summers. Temperatures in the winter rarely go below freezing, and summer temperature usually stay near 100 degrees.
Things to Do in Las Vegas
There is a wide variety of things to do in Las Vegas. Casinos are available for those who want to try their hands at poker or slots. The Titanic Artifact Exhibit features real items from the famous shipwreck. Vegas balloon rides are available for those who want to get the best views of the city, and Exotics Racing allows travelers to experience what it's like to be a real race-car driver. Orbitz.com can help travelers locate cheap flights to Las Vegas, which is perfect for those traveling on a budget.
Cheap flights from Santa Cruz to Las Vegas
Prices are for round-trip flights per adult (taxes and fees included)
Airports in Santa Cruz , BO
Viru Viru Intl (VVI)
Distance from City Center: 11.3 miles