If you're on the hunt for affordable flights from Bangkok, make your job a whole lot easier by booking your travel with Orbitz.com. You'll be able to find the low fare you're looking for by comparing multiple pricing options at once and choosing the one that best fits your budget. New Bangkok International Airport, also called Suvarnabhumi Airport, is located about 18 1/2 miles east of downtown Bangkok. Located 16 miles from downtown Bangkok, the airport offers service from 96 airlines from all over the world.
One of the easiest ways to get to and from New Bangkok International Airport is via the Airport Rail Link. The Rail Link's express service runs nonstop between the terminal in the city and the airport, and the entire $4.75 trip takes about 15 minutes. You could also rent a car through Orbitz.com if you prefer to drive yourself. The car rental companies represented here include Avis, Hertz and Budget.
There are both short-term and long-term parking options at New Bangkok International Airport. The short-term daily rate is 250 baht, or about $7.88. The daily rate for long-term parking is 140 baht, or roughly $4.41.
If you've got time before your flight, you can try one of the airport's half dozen sit-down restaurants, which offer a wide range of cuisine. Kinramen restaurant is a popular choice, and offers delicious Japanese noodle dishes like soba and udon. Prices here range from about $4-$5 per meal. If you're in a rush, you'd be better served at one of the airport's fast food joints, which include Dairy Queen and Burger King. Let Orbitz.com help you find affordable flights from Bangkok and book all your other travel needs.
Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights to Langkawi, an island the Andaman Sea, located approximately 18 miles from the mainland coast of northwestern Malaysia. Langkawi is officially known as "Langkawi, the Jewel of Kedah," or Langkawi Permata Kedah, and is popular with tourists wanting to visit its World Geoparks, including Machincang Cambrian Geoforest Park, Kilim Karst Geoforest Park and Dayang Bunting Marble Geoforest Park. Air travelers fly into Langkawi International Airport, located at Padang Mat Sirat, a 20-minute drive from the center of the island. AirAsia, Berjaya Air, Firefly, Malaysia Airlines and SilkAir fly into this airport.
The island of Langkawi does not have a public transportation system. Travelers arriving at the airport must either take a taxi to the center of the island or rent a car. A taxi costs approximately RM 18. Passengers pay for their taxi tickets in advance at the desk at the airport. Renting a car ensures you have convenient transportation around the island for the duration of your stay. Renting a sedan costs approximately RM 70 to RM 150 per day, depending upon the make and model.
Langkawi enjoys consistently hot, sunny weather and little rainfall. The average daily temperature ranges between 86°F and 91°F. At night, temperatures average 84°F. The island gets the most rainfall from September to October, but the sea remains calm when it rains, so the rain has little impact on visitors' enjoyment of the island.
Langkawi has been awarded World Geopark status by UNESCO, so tourists often come to the island to experience its natural habitat. Popular attractions include the Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls, also called the Seven Wells, Gunung Raya, the tallest mountain on the island, Underwater World and Crocodile Adventureland. Outdoor enthusiasts also enjoy the beautiful beaches, snorkeling and diving at Ko Lipe. Orbitz.com can be your travel planner to help you find bargain admission tickets to area attractions and cheap flights to Langkawi.
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