Flights from Charlotte
What You Should Know about Flights from Charlotte Airport
Charlotte Douglas International Airport is a busy hub in the southeast that offers many regional and international flights from Charlotte. More than 39 million people passed through this airport in 2011 alone. The five concourses are home to 13 airlines, from popular domestic carriers such as American Airlines and JetBlue Airways to foreign carriers like Air Canada Jazz and Lufthansa German Airlines. Located six miles west of downtown Charlotte on the Josh Birmingham Parkway, this airport offers many air ticket deals through Orbitz.com.
Airport Parking Options
Charlotte International Airport offers over 25,000 parking spaces. The long-term parking lot is the best value at $4 per day. The costliest option is valet parking at $19 per day. Several shuttles are available to get you to and from the lot if you choose the economical option.
Solving the Airport Transportation Problem
If you choose to leave your car at home, there are several options for transportation to and from the airport. Charlotte has bus, train and taxi services; the cheapest options are the bus and train. You can ride either for $1.75 per ride, and they operate 20 hours a day. Express bus fare will cost you $2.40. A taxi is the most direct route and costs about $20 per trip within six miles of the airport. With the money you save by buying your air tickets on Orbitz.com, you can afford the extra cost of a taxi.
Finding a Good Meal at the Airport
Like any other airport, Charlotte International offers a wide variety of fast food options. From Burger King to Panda Express, there are plenty of the choices available. For a good sit-down breakfast before your flight, stop at Bojangles' Famous Chicken and Biscuits. The restaurant is located inside the airport and offers home-style meals for passengers boarding flights from Charlotte. Book you flight on Orbitz.com to save enough time to savor the meal before take-off.
Flights to Luxembourg City
Airports and Airlines Serving Luxembourg City
Luxembourg is a small but popular European destination, which means that it can be difficult to find cheap flights to Luxembourg City. Luxembourg only has one international airport, the Luxembourg-Findel Airport, which is located 3.74 miles from Luxembourg City. The most popular airlines for North American travelers are United Airlines, Lufthansa, British Airways and Air Canada. Orbitz.com is ideal for finding the shortest and least expensive route to Luxembourg City.
Transportation to and from the Airport
It is a good idea to plan your transportation from the airport before you depart. Hertz offers rental cars at the airport for as little as $186 per week plus additional taxes and fees. Avis, Budget, Europcar and Sixt also have rental cars available. Taxi service is available at dedicated taxi stands throughout the area. The average minimum fare is 30 euros and will vary depending on the destination. A passenger train is also connected by bus to the terminal. This is the least expensive option, but it may be confusing to visitors.
Average Weather in Luxembourg City
Luxembourg City is wet and cool, with a high level of precipitation. The average summer temperatures are 60 to 70 degrees Fahrenheit, while winter days are 30 to 40 degrees. July, August and September have the most sun. Rain can be expected an average of 12 to 16 days a month, so travelers should always be prepared for wet weather.
Things to Do in Luxembourg City
Luxembourg City is known for its history and culture. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site due to its ancient fortifications, which can be visited today. It also features several world-famous museums, including the National Museum of History and Art, the National Museum of Natural History and the Grand Duke Jean Museum of Modern Art. A popular destination for North American visitors is the Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial, where 5,076 American soldiers are buried. Luxembourg's tourist season is generally in the summer when it is warmer. However, due to its importance as a business destination, ticket and hotel prices remain fairly consistent all year. It is a good idea to keep an eye on Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Luxembourg City or other travel discounts.
Mercure Grand Hotel Alfa Luxembourg16, Place de la gare, Luxembourg City 4.0 out of 5.0
This family-friendly Luxembourg City hotel is located near the airport, within a 15-minute walk of Post and Telecommunication Museum and Notre-Dame Cathedral. ...
Le Royal Hotels & Resorts - Luxembourg12 Boulevard Royal, Luxembourg City 5.0 out of 5.0
Located in Ville Haute, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Villa Vauban, Grand Ducal Palace, and National Museum of History and Art. Notre-Dame ...
ibis Styles Luxembourg Centre Gare30 Rue Joseph Junck, Luxembourg City 3.0 out of 5.0
Located in the heart of Luxembourg City, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Post and Telecommunication Museum, Notre-Dame Cathedral, and Grand Ducal Palace. ...
Novotel Luxembourg Centre35 Rue Du Laboratoire, Luxembourg City 4.0 out of 5.0
Located in the heart of Luxembourg City, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Stade Achille Hammerel and Notre-Dame Cathedral. Grand Ducal Palace and National ...
Sofitel Luxembourg Le Grand Ducal40 Bd D'avranches, Luxembourg City 5.0 out of 5.0
This family-friendly Luxembourg City hotel is located on the boardwalk, within a 15-minute walk of Sacre Coeur Church, Notre-Dame Cathedral, and Luxembourg City ...
Hotel Bristol11 rue de Strasbourg, Luxembourg City 2.0 out of 5.0
Located in the heart of Luxembourg City, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Post and Telecommunication Museum and Notre-Dame Cathedral. Grand Ducal Palace ...
Park Inn by Radisson Luxembourg CityAvenue De La Gare 45-47, Luxembourg City 3.0 out of 5.0
Located in the heart of Luxembourg City, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Sacre Coeur Church, Notre-Dame Cathedral, and Grand Ducal Palace. ...
Doubletree by Hilton Luxembourg12 Rue Jean Engling, Luxembourg City 4.0 out of 5.0
Located in Dommeldange, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Plateau du Kirchberg, National Museum of History and Art, and Grand Ducal Palace. Casemates du Bock ...
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