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 Charlottesville
The largest airport operating in the Charlottesville area is the Charlottesville-Albermarle Airport. Located less than 10 miles from the city, the airport provides domestic flights to Charlottesville through US Airways Express, Delta Connection, United Express, and American Eagle. Whether you visit the city when a major festival takes place, or you plan your visit during the off-season, Orbitz.com can help you find discounts on flights, hotels, and rental cars.
Leaving the Airport
Departing from the airport is easy because you can take a hotel shuttle, rental car, or taxi. A & W Taxi Service, Executive Taxi, Tommy's Taxi, and several others make regular stops at the airport. Boar's Head Inn, Holiday Inn, and Hampton Inn are among the local hotels that offer shuttle service for guests. If you do not want to wait around for a shuttle or taxi, you can rent a car through a company like Avis, National Rent a Car, or Hertz. These companies have offices and cars available for pickup at the hotel, and you can get a discount on your rental car when you book through Orbitz.com.
Weather in Charlottesville
Winter in Charlottesville brings more than 15 inches of snow and temperatures below freezing, while the summer sees temperatures ranging from the high 50s to the low 80s. Temperatures fluctuate during the spring and fall and sometimes reach freezing levels or very high temperatures.
Music and Culture
Many of the top attractions in the city relate to music and culture. Charlottesville was home to Thomas Jefferson. Jefferson's former home, the Shenandoah National Park, and The Corner are just a few sites worth mentioning. Additionally, Charlottesville is where The Dave Matthews Band got its start. When you book flights to Charlottesville through Orbitz.com, you can save even more with discounts on hotels and attractions in the city.
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