Finding the right flights from Madrid can be as simple as doing a search at Orbitz.com. The search engine at the Orbtiz.com site combs through current flight schedules to show comparative costs, as well as departure and arrival times, layovers and other issues that make certain flight options more attractive than others. The Madrid-Barajas Airport, located at Avenida de la Hispanidad, 28042 Madrid, is 12 miles from the city center. It's the main hub for Iberia and does business with major airlines, including EasyJet, Delta, Air France, British Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Europa and others.
Orbitz.com can help travelers find convenient, affordable places on and off site for vacation parking. The airport in Madrid has express parking meant for dropping off and picking up travelers. For the first 30 minutes, the parking is free. Short- and long-term parking lots can be found at each terminal and cost from €9.60 for two hours up to €60 per day for Terminal 2 short-term parking. Long-term parking is available for €18.30 per day. The economy lot requires a shuttle ride back and forth to the terminals but costs only €10.80 per day or €62.80 per week.
For travelers who wish to avoid parking, Orbitz.com can help find special offers on ground transportation to and from Madrid-Barajas Airport. It takes approximately 30 minutes to get there from downtown by car. A credentialed taxi service will charge anywhere from €25 to €30 for the ride, but oftentimes there are taxi drivers inside the terminals offering cheaper rides who do not have the same credentials as those who have signed a contract with the airport. Passengers can also opt for a €2 train ride or take the bus for a similar fee.
There's no need to leave the airport to find an excellent selection of restaurants, counter service diners or bars. Orbitz.com can offer travelers deals on food and air packages, though they might not be dining in-house. The convenience of dining at the airport while waiting for flights from Madrid may be worth the cost, but passengers should expect the cost to be relatively more expensive than similar restaurants found in the city center.
Orbitz.com makes it easy to find cheap flights to Jakarta. The website displays all of the available air travel options, allowing you to choose the flight that fits your travel needs. The Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport is located on Jalan Raya Bandara, approximately 20 miles of Jakarta. The airport is the 12th-busiest in the world and serves over 40 million passengers each year. Airlines that serve the airport include Korean Air, Japan Airlines, Air China and Emirates.
After you select a flight, you can use Orbitz.com to reserve a rental car. Purchasing your rental car and flight together in a package saves you money. If you don't want to rent a car, you can take a bus into Jakarta. Bus fare costs between $3 and $4. You can also hire an executive taxi at the counter just outside the exit door. Cab fare into the center of Jakarta costs $25.
Jakarta has a tropical monsoon climate. Lows range from the mid- to high 70s, and highs range from the high 80s to low 90s year round. The rainy season lasts from November through June, with the most rainfall occurring in January. For decent weather during your vacation, use Orbitz.com to plan your trip in September, the month with the least rainfall.
For a beach that's a little off the beaten path, check out Pulau Seribu. The beach is great for relaxing, swimming and diving. Other area attractions include The National Museum, Kidzania and the Istiqlal Mosque. Orbitz.com does more than find cheap flights to Jakarta; you can purchase tickets to local attractions and use the information on the website to plan your entire itinerary.
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