If you feel like taking some time away from the frenzied life of the Big Apple, a trip to Providenciales may prove to be one of your best bets ever made. Using Orbitz.com to book your air tickets from New York to Providenciales makes it an ever better bet for any budget-savvy traveler. Providenciales offers natural beauty, water activities, horse riding and sports that are just the break you need from the hustle and bustle of New York City.
New York City is home to more than 8 million people. Getting around within and outside the city is simple with the wide array of means of transportation available. Three main airports service the city: John F. Kennedy International, LaGuardia, and Newark Liberty International in Newark, New Jersey.
LaGuardia Airport does not provide direct international air service, but passengers can catch a connecting flight at another airport. LaGuardia airport is reachable by city bus, taxi, or personal car. Short- and long-term parking is available. For a quick meal or snack, head toward McDonald's, Dunkin' Donuts, or Au Bon Pain.
For direct flights from New York to Providenciales, you will take off from either JFK or Newark. JetBlue Airways offers nonstop flights from JFK to Providenciales, while United Airlines and United Express handle flights from Newark. AirTrain service connects the city with both JFK and Newark. You can also get to JFK from the city by subway and bus service. Both short- and long-term parking is available at the airport, you might prefer to choose a taxi because of the costs involved. Taxis usually charge a flat rate from any point within the area to the airports. JFK and Newark abound in dining options within the terminals, so grabbing a meal before you board your plane is easy.
Providenciales is a city on an island of the same name and is part of the Turks and Caicos Islands. With beautiful beaches, remote and little-explored areas, heritage and historic sites, and an abundance of options for outdoor activities on land or sea, Providenciales offers a unique and relaxing vacation experience for any traveler.
Taxi service and rental cars are the only form of ground transportation from the airport, unless you've arranged for pickup with someone in advance. Once you get off the plane, taxis will be waiting for you outside the terminal. Fares are usually metered, but you should confirm the cost to your destination before beginning your journey. Expect to pull out of your wallet about $25 for a ride from the airport to the Grace Bay area. More than two passengers may incur an additional fee. The Providenciales climate is always perfect both for land and water activities. With year-round temperatures averaging 83oF, the climate is perfect for any activity, be it swimming, snorkeling, diving, or hiking. The hottest months are September and October, with temperatures reaching 90oF to 95oF, but the constant winds blowing from the east makes the heat not only tolerable but also enjoyable.
Providenciales has a number of different types of things to do on land, but most activities are water related. Sports enthusiasts and outdoor types alike will be able to play golf and tennis or practice horseback riding. The geographical layout of Providenciales is ideal for all types of water activities, such as boating, snorkeling, and swimming. History and nature buffs will find plenty of things to see and to as well. Hikers can go to Sapodilla Bay Hill to analyze the rock carvings left by sailors in the 1800s, while the really adventurous can go off the beaten path and explore remote areas of the island, such as Northwest Point or the Pirates Cave at West Harbour Bluff.
With direct flights from New York to Providenciales, taking a break from the big city couldn't be easier. Use Orbitz.com to book your trip, and start enjoying the best the Turks and Caicos Islands have to offer.
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