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 Penang island
Penang Island International Airport
You can book tickets on cheap flights to Penang International Airport on Orbitz.com. This airport serves the area of Bayan Lepas in Penang, Malaysia. It is located almost 10 miles south of George Town, which is the capital of Penang. The airport has many airlines, so you can find low-cost tickets when you compare prices. Some carriers include Firefly, Indonesia AirAsia, and Melaka Air.
Transportation from the Airport
Taxis that can take you to the city are readily available at the airport. There are also buses that provide service to the airport from the company Rapid Penang. There are three main bus routes: 102, 306, and 401E. 102 completes a route to Teluk Bahang, 306 completes a route to Penang General Hospital, and 401E travels to George Town.
Weather in Penang
The temperatures are consistent and are generally on the hot side, so you'll need to bring clothing that suits warm temperatures. The lowest temperature average is 73°F, while the hottest average is 90°F.
Major Attractions in Penang
Penang offers a taste of the orient. In George Town, the capital, you can visit heritage buildings and nature reserves and parks. The capital city is someplace you should aim to see, as it has a rich history that still maintains cultural foods, traditions, and buildings. For those who like to fish, visiting the Clan Jetties is an option. These wooden houses on stilts make for perfect fishing grounds. Cheap flights to Penang are available, so you can spend time visiting international areas and having cultural experiences.
Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, PenangBatu Feringgi Beach, Penang 4.0 out of 5.0
Located on Batu Feringgi Beach, about 15 km (9 miles) from town, this family-friendly resort is 20 minutes away from George Town, a UNESCO world heritage site, ...
Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang25-A Farquhar Street, Penang 4.0 out of 5.0
Located in Georgetown, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion and Camera Museum. Fort Cornwallis and Pinang Peranakan Mansion are also ...
Heliconia Hotel18 Lorong Kinta, Penang 2.5 out of 5.0
Located in Georgetown, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Chew Thean Yeang, Camera Museum, and Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi. Clan Jetty and Pinang Peranakan Mansion ...
Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, PenangBatu Ferringhi Beach, Penang 5.0 out of 5.0
Situated on the Malaysian island of Penang on Batu Feringgi Beach, this resort is within 2.5 miles (4 km) of Penang Butterfly Farm and 8 miles (13 km) of Penang ...
Sunway Hotel Georgetown Penang33, New Lane, (off Macalister Road), Penang 3.5 out of 5.0
This family-friendly Penang hotel is located in the historical district, within 1 mi (2 km) of Penang Times Square, Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi, and Camera Museum. ...
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