Selected fares from Charlotte to Puerto Plata

Flying from Charlotte to Puerto Plata

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.

Gregorio Luperon International Airport

Cheap flights to Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic typically land in Gregorio Luperon International Airport, which is serviced by many airlines, including Delta, Condor, Thompson, Air Europa, American, Air Canada, and others. The airport is about 12 miles from downtown Puerto Plata, making it ideal for those wishing to access the area's many tourist attractions. The airport is located on the northern coast of the Dominican Republic, allowing travelers to enjoy the ocean view during takeoff and landing.

Transportation to Puerto Plata

Several car services offer transportation from Gregorio Luperon International Airport, including Carmel Car & Limo. Prices usually begin at $80. Some hotels offer airport transportation via shuttle service. Book your air ticket and hotel on Orbitz.com for a package deal that includes transportation.

Weather in Puerto Plata

Visitors and residents of Puerto Plata enjoy a warm, temperate climate throughout the year. Lows average at 60 degrees Fahrenheit in both the winter and summer. Summer highs average in the 90s, and winter highs average in the 80s. Sunscreen is a necessity for visitors during any time of the year, and a light jacket is appropriate for summer and winter nights alike. Puerto Plata gets the most rain in the fall and early winter, so travelers visiting during those times should come prepared with waterproof outerwear.

Puerto Plata Attractions

Many people visit the Puerto Plata area to enjoy its beautiful beaches and many water activities, including scuba diving, water skiing, and swimming. However, there is much more to this coastal city than beaches. Children and adults will both enjoy the Ocean World Adventure Park, where guests can interact with many forms of marine life. This park also includes restaurants, a casino, live shows, and other entertainment options. Book vacation packages and cheap flights to Puerto Plata on Orbitz.com before your next trip to the Dominican Republic.

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Hotels in Puerto Plata

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Riu Merengue All Inclusive
Riu Merengue All Inclusive
Bahia De Maimon, Puerto Plata
3.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (92 reviews)

This secluded hotel 10 km (6 mi) west of picturesque downtown Puerto Plata shares an 800m (one-half mile) beach and expansive resort grounds with one companion ...

Beach House Playa Dorada by Faranda Hotels
Beach House Playa Dorada by Faranda Hotels
Playa Dorada, Puerto Plata
3.0 out of 5.0
2.6 out of 5 (46 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Puerto Plata resort is within a 15-minute walk of Playa Dorada Golf Club and Playa Dorada. Long Beach and Fun City are also within ...

Riu Bachata All Inclusive
Riu Bachata All Inclusive
Bahia de Maimon, Puerto Plata
3.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (107 reviews)

Located at the expansive Riu Resort along the Amber Coast, this hotel is adjacent to the resort's water-sports beach on Maimón Bay; downtown Puerto Plata is ...

Blue Bay Villas Doradas - Adults Only - All Inclusive
Blue Bay Villas Doradas - Adults Only - All Inclusive
Playa Dorada 538, Puerto Plata
4.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (145 reviews)

Located in Puerto Plata, this beachfront resort is next to a golf course and within a 10-minute walk of Playa Dorada Golf Club and Playa Dorada. Long Beach and ...

$164

$164
Blue JackTar
Blue JackTar
Playa Dorada, Puerto Plata
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (6 reviews)

Arrayed along a golden-sand beach in the exclusive Playa Dorada enclave, this Puerto Plata hotel adjoins the 18-hole Campo de Golf course; a shopping center ...

$96

$96
VH Gran Ventana Beach Resort - All Inclusive
VH Gran Ventana Beach Resort - All Inclusive
Playa Dorado, Puerto Plata
4.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (112 reviews)

Located in Puerto Plata, this beachfront resort is next to a golf course and within a 15-minute walk of Playa Dorada Golf Club and Playa Dorada. Long Beach and ...

$188

$188
Be Live Collection Marien - All Inclusive
Be Live Collection Marien - All Inclusive
Carretera Luperón, Km. 4.5, Puerto Plata
4.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (94 reviews)

Located along Costa Dorada Beach on the Dominican Republic's Amber Coast, this resort faces a golden-sand beach and the waters of the Atlantic; it is 5 km (3 ...

$153

$153
Millennium Resort & Spa
Millennium Resort & Spa
Ocean Dream No. 101, Cabarete
4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (2 reviews)

Located in Cabarete, this beachfront resort is in the entertainment district, 1.3 mi (2 km) from Kite Beach, and 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Kaiceitos Circus. Encuentro ...

Iberostar Costa Dorada All Inclusive
Iberostar Costa Dorada All Inclusive
Carretera Luperon, Km 4, Puerto Plata
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (109 reviews)

Overlooking the Costa Dorada Beach, an ideal place for water sports, just 20 minutes from the airport and the bustling city of Puerto Plata.

Lifestyle Tropical Beach Resort & Spa All Inclusive
Lifestyle Tropical Beach Resort & Spa All Inclusive
Confresi Beach, Puerto Plata
3.0 out of 5.0
3.3 out of 5 (46 reviews)

Popular with budget-minded European and American vacationers, this beachfront all-inclusive resort in Puerto Plata is on Cofresi Beach, 5 minutes from Ocean ...

$139

$139

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