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.
If you are looking for cheap flights to Montevideo, Uruguay, check Orbitz.com to find budget air tickets. Carrasco/General Cesáreo L. Berisso International Airport, also known as Aeropuerto Internacional de Carrasco, is located in nearby Canelones, about 30 minutes away from Montevideo, and is the largest airport in Uruguay. Eleven airlines, including American and Copa Airlines, provide domestic and international flights.
Taxis from Taxi Aeropuerto are available to transport you from the airport. The fare to Montevideo will be about 470 pesos. There are four rental-car companies located at the airport, including Avis and Hertz. Orbitz.com can help you plan all aspects of any trip. It works with rental-car companies to find you the best ground transportation at a low cost.
Montevideo has cool winters, warm summers and volatile springs. Summer is from December to March. Average highs can reach into the 80s. Winter lasts from June until September, with average lows in the 40s. Snow is rare, but winter can be wet. Spring brings many thunderstorms but no tropical cyclones. If you visit in the spring, make sure to bring your umbrella.
The Ciudad Vieja area is the center of tourism in Montevideo. It includes the city's oldest buildings, several museums, art galleries, and nightclubs. There are city tours available from the Ministry of Tourism in several languages. There are also eight miles of sandy beaches along the Rambla, an avenue that runs down the coast. If you are planning a trip, check Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Montevideo that will make it easy to stay within your budget.
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