Booking flights from Houston is easy if you use the services offered on Orbitz.com. George Bush Intercontinental Airport is the main airport that serves those traveling in and out of the city. Named after George H. W. Bush, this airport serves tens of millions of travelers yearly and was the 10th busiest airport in the United States in 2011. Airlines that service this airport include American Airlines, British Airways, Delta, Air Canada and Air France. Find low-cost tickets to destinations around the world on Orbitz.com.
Parking at George Bush Intercontinental Airport costs $17 per day, and you can purchase airport parking tickets in advance on Orbitz.com. However, if you are planning a long trip, this cost can add up. There are many companies that offer off-site parking to Houston travelers at cheaper rates. Ramada, which is approximately four miles from the airport, charges travelers $25 per week for parking and offers shuttle services to and from the airport. Park 'N Fly is located approximately three miles from the airport and charges $7 daily for parking, and Rocket Parking is located just over four miles from the airport, charging $5.50 per day.
The Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority has a bus and rail system that will get Houston residents to and from the airport. The airport has courtesy vans that will pick travelers up from locations that are within a five mile radius of the airport. Taxis are also available throughout the city and are the quickest option for those who choose not to drive or take public transportation. If you are arriving in Houston and need transportation, you can find great deals on rental cars on Orbitz.com. Customers can check out the latest sales to find bargain prices.
George Bush Intercontinental Airport has a variety of restaurants that you can enjoy while waiting for your flight. Urban Crave, Cat Cora's Kitchen and Harlon's BBQ offer southern-style dishes. There are also many restaurant chains at this airport, including Schlotzky's Deli, Chili's and Popeye's Chicken. Book your flights from Houston using Orbitz.com and arrive at the airport early enough to relax and enjoy a fine meal.
Flights to Munich will land at Munich Airport, which is located 17.7 miles northeast of Munich, Germany. This airport is served by Lufthansa and Star Alliance partner airlines. Orbitz.com can help you find discount tickets to Munich Airport, whether you're looking for domestic flights or international planes.
Munich Airport offers buses, taxis, and rental cars for transportation. Buses leave from the main railroad station in Munich every 20 minutes, but these will cost more than the train, the S-Bahn, which will also pick you up at the airport. The train ride takes approximately 40 minutes from the airport to the city, and buses can take at least that long. Taxis can take you to central Munich in approximately 35 minutes, but these can cost upwards of 60 euros. Rental cars range in cost depending on what you want to drive, but they are available at the airport rental counter, so you won't have to wait for the vehicle to arrive.
The average annual temperature in Munich is 47 degrees Fahrenheit, with temperatures reaching the highest in the summer. The average high is only 55 degrees annually, but July and August can have temperatures as high as 73 degrees Fahrenheit. In the winter, temperatures can be as low as 24 degrees Fahrenheit, with the annual low being 39 degrees Fahrenheit.
One of the major events in Munich is Oktoberfest, which is a 17-day festival that has over 200 sideshows, carnival rides, and other amusements. Of course, this is also a beer festival. The Munich Opera is also one artistic production that music lovers shouldn't miss. Orbitz.com can help you plan to see these events and more while you book flights to Munich.
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