Travelers looking to book flights from Buenos Aires can use Orbitz.com to find the best deals. Orbitz.com's special search engine compares airline prices to locate the lowest airfares to and from Ministro Pistarini Airport, the major international airport that services Buenos Aires. It is located just 22 miles from the city center on Au Ezeiza - Canuelas. Thirty-four airlines fly into the Ministro Pistarini Airport, including United Airlines, TAM Airlines, KLM, Delta and American Airlines.
Long- and short-term parking areas are available for travelers at the airport. Fees are charged by the hour or by the day. The parking areas are a short walking distance from the terminal. Free pickup and drop-off parking zones are available that allow you to pull over for 15 minutes.
Transportation to Ministro Pistarini AirportMany ground transportation options are available for travel to and from the airport. Orbitz.com can help travelers arrange for a rental car. Fees depend on the type of car rented and the number of days the car will be used. Taxis are available at a metered rate, and bus and train services are available for nominal fees. Many hotels offer free shuttles to and from the airport, and the airport also offers free shuttle services to area hotels. Many companies offer employees and guests private cars and limo services both to and from the airport.
Travelers can enjoy several restaurants at the airport that serve coffee and a selection of breakfast items, including McDonald's and Natural Break. Orbitz.com can help you select dining options as well as book your flights from Buenos Aires.
Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights to Porto Alegre, the cosmopolitan capital city of Rio Grande do Sul in south Brazil. Visitors to the city fly into Salgado Filho International Airport, located at Av. Severo Dulius, 90010 - Sao Joao, approximately four miles northeast of downtown Porto Alegre. The airport is served by 15 major airlines, including Aerolíneas Argentinas, Avianca Brazil, Copa Airlines, Gol Airlines, TAM Airlines and Webjet.
Salgado Filho International Airport offers public transportation and taxi service. Train service is available from the airport at a stop that is located near Terminal 2, so you will have to take a free airport shuttle to the train if you arrive at Terminal 1. The train ride to downtown costs approximately R .75. There is also a bus stop located in front of Terminal 1. Taking a taxi is the most convenient way to get you and your luggage to the downtown area. A taxi ride from the airport to downtown should cost approximately R 20.
Porto Alegre has a humid, subtropical climate. Summer temperatures can average above 90 ºF, and winter temperatures range from 39 to 66 ºF. The area receives a lot of rain, and thunderstorms are common occurrences. Spring is a great time to visit Porto Alegre due to the warm temperatures and decreased chance of rain. Carnival is also held in Porto Alegre during this time of the year in the days immediately preceding Lent, making it a particularly exciting time to visit.
Popular Porto Alegre attractions include Santuario Mae de Deus, the Fundaçao Ibere Camargo, Sao Miguel das Missoes and Moinhos de Vento. Orbitz.com can help you find discount tickets to area attractions as well as cheap flights to Porto Alegre.
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