Traveling from Houston to Caracas
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.
Flying into Caracas
Find cheap flights to Caracas when you use Orbitz.com. Caracas Maiquetia International "Simon Bolivar" Airport, known locally as Maiquetia Airport, is the prime airport in Venezuela and is located 16 miles to the north of Caracas. The airport boasts three terminals, Nacional, Internacional and Auxiliar, and two asphalt runways. Delta, Kingfisher, Etihad, Continental, Emirates, Air France, Air Canada, Aeropostal, Santa Barbara, Alitalia, Aerolineas Argentians, TACA, Avianca and American Airlines are some of the airlines that serve the airport.
Transportation from the Airport
There is a free shuttle bus operating between the terminals for domestic and international flights. UCAM buses will get you to the metro stations in Caracas within 40 minutes. You can also make an advance booking for taxi services while you are making arrangements for your air ticket at Orbitz.com. CorporaciÃ³n Anfitriones de Venezuela is the official taxi service provider. Car-rental services are by Hertz, Budget, Avis, Alquiler, Rojas, Margarita Rental, Aco, Amigo and Auto 727.
Weather Information for Caracas
Caracas experiences a tropical climate with dry winters. Though the weather stays hot almost year-round, April and May are the hottest months with an average of 82Â°F. June receives the highest rainfall records of around six inches.
Popular Attractions in Caracas
You can visit the Caracas Cathedral, which was built in 1665. Besides its beautiful decorations and amazing architectural design, the cathedral also features a small museum that has religious artifacts. Other popular attractions that you should visit include the Museo de Ciencias Naturales, the Museo de los Ninos (Children's Museum) and the Quinta De Anauco. September to April is the best time to visit, as the weather remains warm and dry. Search Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Caracas.
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