Flights from Houston
George Bush Intercontinental Airport
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.
Houston Airport Parking
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.
Ground Transportation in Houston
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.
Airport Dining Facilities
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 Santo Domingo
The Airport in Santo Domingo
It's easy to find affordable flights to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, when you book your tickets with Orbitz.com. Use its website to come up with cheap hotel, flight and car rental options that will leave you with enough cash to spend on the fun stuff. Flights to Santo Domingo land at Las Américas International Airport, which is about 14 miles east of Santo Domingo. The airport only has two terminals, but it welcomes roughly 3 million visitors a year. Travelers fly in on one of the many airlines that land at the airport, including Delta, jetBlue and Air France.
Transportation From Las Américas International Airport
It will take about 30 minutes to get from the airport to the center of Santo Domingo. You can hire an airport-approved taxi to take you from the airport into the city. It will cost you between $25-30 for the trip, and you have to pay cash. Taxi drivers generally only take US dollars, but some will take Dominican pesos or euros, so check with the driver before you get into the cab. You could also rent a car from one of the 12 car rental services in Terminal B. If you choose the car rental option, save time and money by booking your rental through Orbitz.com when you book your ticket.
Santo Domingo Weather
Thanks to the trade winds that constantly pass through Santo Domingo, the city experiences pleasant weather year-round, with average temperatures in the mid-80s. The trade winds also keep the overwhelming humidity that plagues other tropical islands at bay.
Things to Do in Santo Domingo
In addition to its famous golf courses, Santo Domingo offers a host of activities for visitors to enjoy. Enjoy the impressive, ancient architecture of the Cathedral of Santo Domingo located in the heart of the city. You can also hop on the Chu Chu Colonial to take a 45-minute tour of Santo Domingo's most important sites. You'll be amazed at what spending a little time researching flights to Santo Domingo through Orbitz.com can bring you.
BelleVue Dominican Bay - All InclusiveJuan Bautista Vicini s/n, Boca Chica 3.0 out of 5.0
This family-friendly Boca Chica resort is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of Nautical Club of Santo Domingo and Boca Chica. Caucedo Port is 2.9 ...
Be Live Experience Hamaca Garden - All InclusiveCalle Duarte #1-A, Esq. Caracol, Boca Chica 3.0 out of 5.0
Nestled on the beach, this Boca Chica resort is within 3 mi (5 km) of Boca Chica, Caucedo Port, and Nautical Club of Santo Domingo. Guayacanes Beach and La Caleta ...
Be Live Experience Hamaca Beach - All InclusiveCalle Duarte #1-B Esq. Caracol, Boca Chica 3.5 out of 5.0
Set along a white-sand beach fringing Boca Chica Bay on the island's south shore, this hotel is 30 km (19 mi) from both Metro Country Club and the capital city ...
Sheraton Santo Domingo Hotel365 George Washington Avenue, Santo Domingo 4.0 out of 5.0
The hotel is located close to the historic Colonial City, overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Sheraton Santo Domingo Hotel is 5 minutes from Sans Souci, a new cruise ...
Barceló Santo DomingoMaximo Gomez-Esq 27 de Febrero, Santo Domingo 3.5 out of 5.0
Located in Downtown Santo Domingo, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Museum of the Dominican Man and National Palace. Centro Olimpico and Alcazar de Colon ...
Renaissance Santo Domingo Jaragua Hotel & CasinoAvenida George Washington 367, Santo Domingo 4.0 out of 5.0
Located on Santo Domingo's grand waterfront boulevard, this entertainment-packed hotel is steps from shopping, nightlife, and dining; the Colonial Zone is less ...
Coral Costa Caribe Resort & SpaCarretera Juan Dolio, Juan Dolio 3.0 out of 5.0
Nestled on the beach, this Juan Dolio resort is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Los Marlins Golf Course and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Guayacanes Beach. Guavaberry Golf and Country ...
Occidental Hotel El EmbajadorAve Sarasota 65, Santo Domingo 4.0 out of 5.0
Located in a residential neighborhood, this Santo Domingo hotel is less than 3 miles from the shopping on El Conde and 3 miles from where Columbus's expeditions ...
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