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 Saginaw
Saginaw Airport Information
Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights to Saginaw in central Michigan through the city's MBS International Airport. The airport is located at 8500 Garfield Road in Freehold, approximately nine miles from the central business district. Delta, United and Allegiant Airlines fly in and out of this airport. The roads around the area are often heavily congested, so travel advisories typically recommend allotting extra travel time to catch a flight or pick up a passenger.
MBS International Airport Transportation Options
There is no public transportation available to or from MBS International Airport. Travelers have the option of taking a metered taxi or a hired car or renting a car. A taxi from the airport to Saginaw's central business district costs approximately $25. A private car service costs at least $60, depending on the destination. Many local hotels offer their guests a free shuttle service to and from the airport. Hertz, Avis, Enterprise, National and Alamo rental car companies have outlets at the airport.
Weather Information for Saginaw
Located in Michigan, Saginaw experiences extremely cold weather in the winter months, with average daily temperatures in the 20s and 30s, Fahrenheit. Spring and summer are the ideal times to visit Saginaw and enjoy the outdoor beauty of the region. July is typically the warmest month, with temperatures averaging in the 80s. January is the coldest month of the year. If you plan to visit Saginaw in the winter, bring boots and a heavy coat.
Popular Attractions in the Saginaw Area
Popular Saginaw attractions include the Japanese Cultural Center and Tea House, the Children's Zoo at Celebration Square and the Theodore Roethke House. Saginaw is also home to the Great Lakes Loons and Saginaw Spirit, affiliates of major sports teams. Orbitz.com can help you find discount air tickets to area attractions as well as cheap flights to Saginaw.
Four Points by Sheraton Saginaw4960 Towne Centre Rd, Saginaw 3.0 out of 5.0
This family-friendly Saginaw hotel is located in the business district, within 1 mi (2 km) of Fashion Square Mall and Kokomos Family Fun Center. Saginaw Valley ...
Best Western of Birch Run/Frankenmuth9087 Birch Run Rd, Birch Run 2.5 out of 5.0
Situated in Birch Run, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Birch Run Expo Center and Birch Run Premium Outlets. Wilderness Trails Zoo and Birch Run Township ...
Hampton Inn Birch Run/Frankenmuth12130 Tiffany Blvd, Birch Run 2.5 out of 5.0
Situated in Birch Run, this hotel is 0.8 mi (1.4 km) from Birch Run Expo Center and within 3 mi (5 km) of Birch Run Premium Outlets and Wilderness Trails Zoo. ...
Holiday Inn Express Birch Run - Frankenmuth Area12150 Dixie Hwy, Birch Run 2.5 out of 5.0
Situated in a shopping district, this hotel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Birch Run Expo Center and within 3 mi (5 km) of Birch Run Premium Outlets and Wilderness ...
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Birch Run, MI12112 S Beyer Rd, Birch Run 2.5 out of 5.0
Situated in a shopping district, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Birch Run Expo Center and Birch Run Premium Outlets. Birch Run Township Park and Wilderness ...
Baymont Inn & Suites Frankenmuth/Bridgeport6460 Dixie Hwy, Bridgeport 2.0 out of 5.0
Situated in Bridgeport, this hotel is 2.3 mi (3.8 km) from Junction Valley Railroad and within 9 mi (15 km) of Children's Zoo at Celebration Square and Japanese ...
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Frankenmuth530 S Main St, Frankenmuth 3.0 out of 5.0
Situated in Frankenmuth, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Frankenmuth Historical Museum, Lager Mill Brewing Museum, and River Place Shops. Michigan's ...
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Saginaw, MI2222 Tittabawassee Rd, Saginaw 2.5 out of 5.0
Situated in Saginaw, this ski hotel is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Fashion Square Mall and within 3 mi (5 km) of Kokomos Family Fun Center and Saginaw Valley State ...
Americas Best Value Inn - Birch Run / Frankenmuth Area9235 E. Birch Run Road, Birch Run 2.0 out of 5.0
Situated in Birch Run, this hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Birch Run Expo Center and within 3 mi (5 km) of Birch Run Premium Outlets and Wilderness Trails Zoo. ...
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