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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 Sarasota

The Sarasota Bradenton International Airport, located at 6000 Airport Circle, Sarasota, FL, serves the passengers of Delta, AirTran, jetBlue, US Airways and Air Canada airlines. By using the search features at Orbitz.com, travelers can find budget flights to Sarasota without hiring a travel planner. Downtown is just six miles south of the airport, while the city of Bradenton is ten miles to the north, making travel to and from the facilities fast and relatively inexpensive.

Going to and From Sarasota Bradenton International Airport

For those who want to drive during their stay, rental cars are available through Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty. Free shuttles may be available through your hotel or airline, although the public bus also offers affordable rides at just $1.50 per person. Taxis and other hired cars are available on an individual basis. The typical fare for traveling from the airport to downtown is $40.

The Weather in Sarasota

By and large, the seasons are good to travelers in Sarasota, though reading through the reviews at Orbitz.com may help people decide when to schedule certain events. The year-round temperature averages 72 degrees, but the temps can reach into the 90s during the summer months or dip into the chilly 40s or 50s during the coldest parts of the year. However, snow in Sarasota is an anomaly.

Sarasota Sights and Entertainment

Sarasota is a focal point for cultural arts and conservation in Florida. Each year the Sarasota Orchestra hosts a three-week music festival that draws people in from around the world. Students from Florida State University complete their master's training at the Asolo Conservatory there, and several theater, opera and ballet houses fill the city. The city is also home to the Mote Marine Laboratory and Sarasota Jungle Gardens, which attract nature lovers from across Florida and beyond. While Orbitz.com is crafty at finding the best flights to Sarasota, travelers can also use it to book accommodations and get discounts for the city's top attractions.

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Lido Beach Resort
Lido Beach Resort
700 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Sarasota
3.5 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (43 reviews)

Arrayed along a private beach of fine white sand on the Gulf of Mexico, this island resort is on Lido Key, a half-mile from Saint Armands Circle shops and cafés ...

$199

$199
The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota
The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota
1111 Ritz Carlton Dr, Sarasota
5.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (36 reviews)

This family-friendly Sarasota hotel is located near the bay, within 1 mi (2 km) of Florida Studio Theatre and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. St. Armands Circle ...

$269

$269
Hyatt Regency Sarasota
Hyatt Regency Sarasota
1000 Blvd Of The Arts, Sarasota
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (64 reviews)

Located in the heart of Sarasota, this eco-friendly hotel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Gulfcoast Wonder & Imagination Zone and within 3 mi (5 km) of Marie Selby Botanical ...

$169

$169
Hyatt Place Sarasota/Bradenton Airport
Hyatt Place Sarasota/Bradenton Airport
950 University Parkway, Sarasota
3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (66 reviews)

Hyatt Place Sarasota is a 3-minute drive from the airport, near the International Convention Center. Nature lovers can visit the butterflies and bearded dragons ...

$98

$98
Bentley's Boutique Hotel
Bentley's Boutique Hotel
1660 South Tamiami Trail, Osprey
3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (15 reviews)

12 minutes from Venice by car and 30 from Sarasota, this boutique hotel is perfectly located near the Gulf Coast. Guests can take a free shuttle to the white ...

Tropical Beach Resorts
Tropical Beach Resorts
6717 Sara Sea Circle, Siesta Key
3.5 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (96 reviews)

Tropical Beach Resorts is located on Florida's Siesta Key barrier island. Just across the road is Crescent Village with its restaurants and shops, while hiking, ...

$118

$118
La Quinta Inn & Suites Sarasota Downtown
La Quinta Inn & Suites Sarasota Downtown
1803 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota
2.5 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (125 reviews)

Located in the heart of Sarasota, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Marietta Museum of Art and Whimsy and Sarasota Jungle Gardens. Marie Selby Botanical Gardens ...

$75

$75
Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach
Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach
1540 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota
3.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (179 reviews)

Facing the Gulf of Mexico on Lido Beach, this quiet, family-friendly Sarasota resort features 600 feet of private white-sand beach; upscale shops and restaurants ...

$144

$144
Ramada Venice Hotel Venezia
Ramada Venice Hotel Venezia
425 Us Highway 41 Byp N, Venice
3.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (34 reviews)

Situated near the beach, this hotel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Venice Train Depot and 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Venice Beach. Centennial Park and Venice Theater are ...

$104

$104
Ramada Sarasota
Ramada Sarasota
7150 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota
3.0 out of 5.0
3.0 out of 5 (75 reviews)

Located less than 2 miles from the airport, this Florida hotel overlooks Sarasota Bay and is convenient to many of the Gulf of Mexico's white-sand beaches, including ...

$89

$89

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