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 Heraklion
Heraklion International Airport
Crete is a popular spot for tourists, and many of those travelers pass through the Heraklion International Airport. The airport is only three miles from downtown Heraklion, sitting to the east of the city. Finding cheap flights to Heraklion is not always easy, especially if you visit during the busy season. With Orbitz.com, you can stop worrying about planning your trip because you can book international flights from Air Berlin, BlueBird Airways, Sky Express, and other airlines serving the airport.
Transportation to Nearby Locations
After you land, head to the exit of the passenger terminal and look for the taxis parked here. Taxis are available during all hours of operation at the airport. Your other option is to rent a car from Avis, Eurodollar, Autohellas, or Travel Star, which have rental counters at the airport.
Climate in Heraklion
Summer months in Heraklion have average high temperatures reaching 74 degrees Fahrenheit and average more than 10 hours of sunshine every day. The winters are a little harsher with average high temperatures dropping to below 54 degrees.
Museums and Culture
When you visit Heraklion, make sure that you spend a few days taking in the culture of this area at sites such as the Historical Museum of Crete, The Natural History Museum of Crete, and The Palace of Knossos. When you plan your trip through Orbitz.com, the money that you save can go towards visiting some of these amazing sites. After you search the available cheap flights to Heraklion, you can easily book your low-fare ticket and start saving money immediately.
Sofia Hotel57 Stadiou Str., Heraklion 3.0 out of 5.0
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Heraklion Port, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, and Natural History Museum of Crete. Museum of ...
Mitsis Laguna Resort & Spa - All InclusiveAnissaras, Hersonissos 5.0 out of 5.0
Nestled on the beach, this Hersonissos resort is within 3 mi (5 km) of Sarandaris Beach, Port of Hersonissos, and Convention Centre Creta Maris. St. Paraskevi ...
GDM Megaron9, D. Beaufort Street, Heraklion 5.0 out of 5.0
Located in the heart of Heraklion, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Museum of the Battle for Crete and National Resistance and Heraklion Archaeological ...
Capsis Astoria Heraklion Hotel11 Eleftherias square, Heraklion 4.0 out of 5.0
Located in the heart of Heraklion, this hotel is steps from Eleftherias Square and Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Natural History Museum of Crete is 0.7 mi ...
Sea Side Resort & Spa - All InclusiveMononaftis Area, Malevizi 5.0 out of 5.0
Located in Malevizi, this family-friendly resort is 7.1 mi (11.4 km) from Museum of El Greco, and within 16 mi (25 km) of Tylissos and Venetian Walls. Agia Ekaterini ...
Creta Maris Beach Resort - All InclusiveHersonissou, Hersonissos 5.0 out of 5.0
Located in Hersonissos Centre, this beachfront resort is next to a golf course and within a 10-minute walk of Port of Hersonissos, Convention Centre Creta Maris, ...
Insula Alba Resort & Spa - Adults OnlyAnalipsi, Hersonissos 5.0 out of 5.0
Situated by the sea, this luxury hotel is 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Sarandaris Beach and 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from Convention Centre Creta Maris. Aquaworld Aquarium and ...
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