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.
Flights to Menorca arrive at Menorca Airport, located less than 3 miles from Mahón, the capital city of Menorca. Over 30 carriers use Menorca Airport, and Orbitz.com can help you book a cheap flight to this Mediterranean island, which is rich in both history and culture.
Buses provide transportation from the Menorca Airport to Mahón, as well as from Mahón to beach towns on the west coast of the island. These buses are very inexpensive. Taxi service is also popular and cheap, or Orbitz.com can help you reserve a rental car when you book a flight.
The weather in Menorca is typical for the Mediterranean, with mild winters and warm but not excessively hot summers. Winter lows average in the upper 40s Fahrenheit, while summer temperatures reach average in the low 80s Fahrenheit. There is little rain and lots of sunshine, making Menorca an ideal destination.
In addition to the beautiful beaches available around the island, there are plenty of historical sites, such as La Mola Fortress and the Museu de Minorca, both of which offer a look into the island's past. The nightlife in Menorca is milder than on its sister islands, but some bars are open 24 hours a day, and the Plaza Domingo gives visitors a plethora of options. Be sure to take advantage of tickets to attractions when booking your flights to Menorca on Orbitz.com.
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