Flights from Bogota
Bogota Airport Information
Bogota, Columbia, is the third-largest city in North America, and its nearly nine million citizens are well serviced with flights from Bogota leaving regularly from the El Dorado International Airport. The airport is easy to reach from most areas of the city, with a location that's just 9.3 miles west of the center of the city at Calle 26 and Avenida El Dorado. Daily flights provide international travel to cities such as Los Angeles, Havana, London, Frankfurt, San Juan and Paris, among other destinations. Some of the major airlines operating at the airport include JetBlue, United Airlines, Delta, Lufthansa, American Airlines and Air Canada, and you can reserve seats using Orbitz.com.
Parking at El Dorado International Airport
El Dorado offers both short-term and long-term parking options. Parking costs about $0.55 for 15 minutes in the Karib car park or about $0.50 for 15 minutes in the International car park for the first four hours, with the price set at $2 for 12 hours.
Transportation to El Dorado International Airport
The easiest way to get to the airport from any point in Bogota is by city taxi. Taxis are safe modes of transport in Bogota and inexpensive, with the average fare from the city center costing about $13. City buses are available to reach the airport, as well. From the city center, a bus costs around $7. The trip by bus is approximately 40 minutes long, while taxi travel times are about 15 to 20 minutes, depending on traffic conditions. Though bus travel is fairly safe, it's recommended not to carry large amounts of cash, as the occasional robbery does occur. Many of the hotels in the area offer shuttle bus service to the airport for the convenience of their guests.
Breakfast Before Leaving
If there's time prior to catching your airplane, a good breakfast can be had at Tapas Macarena. The restaurant serves local cuisine and can provide you with a delicious meal to remember before leaving the city. Crepes and Waffles is a bit less costly and caters to large groups or families with children. The food is delicious breakfast fare with light airy crepes being one of the specialties of the house. For those in a hurry, there are a variety of restaurants available in the airport's main building where you can find a quick and filling breakfast while on the run to catch flights from Bogota to wherever your destination may be.
Flights to Montevideo
Airports in Montevideo
If you are looking for cheap flights to Montevideo, Uruguay, check Orbitz.com to find budget air tickets. Carrasco/General Cesáreo L. Berisso International Airport, also known as Aeropuerto Internacional de Carrasco, is located in nearby Canelones, about 30 minutes away from Montevideo, and is the largest airport in Uruguay. Eleven airlines, including American and Copa Airlines, provide domestic and international flights.
Transportation from the Airport
Taxis from Taxi Aeropuerto are available to transport you from the airport. The fare to Montevideo will be about 470 pesos. There are four rental-car companies located at the airport, including Avis and Hertz. Orbitz.com can help you plan all aspects of any trip. It works with rental-car companies to find you the best ground transportation at a low cost.
Weather in Montevideo
Montevideo has cool winters, warm summers and volatile springs. Summer is from December to March. Average highs can reach into the 80s. Winter lasts from June until September, with average lows in the 40s. Snow is rare, but winter can be wet. Spring brings many thunderstorms but no tropical cyclones. If you visit in the spring, make sure to bring your umbrella.
Major Attractions in Montevideo
The Ciudad Vieja area is the center of tourism in Montevideo. It includes the city's oldest buildings, several museums, art galleries, and nightclubs. There are city tours available from the Ministry of Tourism in several languages. There are also eight miles of sandy beaches along the Rambla, an avenue that runs down the coast. If you are planning a trip, check Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Montevideo that will make it easy to stay within your budget.
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