Flights from Portland
Portland International Airport
Flights from Portland depart from the Portland International Airport, located at 7000 NE Airport Way. The airport is approximately 22 miles south of downtown Portland and is serviced by 13 airlines, including Delta, Air Canada, Frontier and United. Orbitz.com makes it easy to book domestic and international flights from Portland. You don't have to scour the Internet to find cheap airline tickets. Orbitz.com searches all of the flights available to get you a ticket with a low fare.
Parking and Transportation
The Portland International Airport offers long-term parking for $19 per day. If you plan to leave your car at the airport for more than 90 days, you need to make prior arrangements with the airport's parking office. You can take a taxi from downtown Portland to the airport for approximately $32, so if you plan to leave your vehicle for more than two days, taking a taxi to the airport is a cheaper option. Streetcars also run from the downtown area to the airport, and streetcar tickets cost $2.40. If you need transportation when you arrive at your destination, Orbitz.com can reserve a rental car for you.
Dining at the Airport
If you want to grab a quick meal before your flight, the Portland International Airport has a variety of restaurant choices. You can stop in Starbucks or Coffee People for a quick snack. If you want a meal, you can eat at Wendy's, Sandoval's or Pizza Schmizza. Orbitz.com does more than book flights from Portland. The website has all of the tools you need to make sure your trip goes smoothly, giving you plenty of time to eat before your flight.
Flights to Lubbock
Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport
American Eagle, United Express, and Southwest Airlines operate out of the Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport, taking travelers to multiple destinations around the country. When you need flights to Lubbock, you can purchase a discount ticket through Orbitz.com. The airport sits on the outskirts of the city, and you can get from the airport to downtown in 15 to 20 minutes. With the cheap prices you can get through Orbitz.com, you can save more money for other vacation expenses.
Highways and Public Transportation
Interstate 40 and Interstate 27 run right through Lubbock. As long as you stay on one of these roads, you will never get lost. The airport has many different car rental agencies, including Alamo and Budget. If you are one of the many travelers who dislike driving, you can use the bus transit system, also known as Citibus. You can buy daily passes that let you use the bus as often as you like. The buses run until 8 p.m. at night, and the system has some nighttime routes available too.
Hot Summers and Cool Winters
Lubbock has relatively mild weather throughout the year, unlike other parts of the state where the summers are sweltering. The temperatures often drop below freezing during the winters and have highs in the low to high 50s. At the height of summer, the temperatures can climb well into the 90s, so make sure that you protect your skin from the excessive sunlight exposure.
Fun and Entertaining Attractions
Lubbock has a history tied to the ranching industry, and the city is home to the National Ranching Heritage Center. When you want to unwind after a long day, visit the Depot District, which has a variety of different bars, restaurants, and nightclubs. With flights to Lubbock leaving daily, you can easily find one that leaves when you're ready through Orbitz.com.
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Lubbock4435 Marsha Sharp Fwy, Lubbock 3.0 out of 5.0
Situated in Lubbock, this hotel is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Covenant Lakeside Hospital and within 3 mi (5 km) of Texas Tech University and Museum of Texas Tech University. ...
Red Roof Inn & Conference Center Lubbock6624 Interstate 27, Lubbock 2.5 out of 5.0
Situated in Lubbock, this hotel is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from OMNI Theater and 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Science Spectrum. Clapp Park and Buddy Holly Statue and West Texas ...
La Quinta Inn Lubbock - Downtown Civic Center601 Avenue Q, Lubbock 2.5 out of 5.0
Situated near the airport, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts, Buddy Holly Center, and Mackenzie Park. National ...
Overton Hotel and Conference Center2322 Mac Davis Ln, Lubbock 4.0 out of 5.0
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Jones AT&T Stadium and National Ranching Heritage Center. Museum of Texas Tech University and ...
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Lubbock5806 Interstate 27, Lubbock 2.5 out of 5.0
Situated in Lubbock, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Clapp Park, OMNI Theater, and Science Spectrum. Buddy Holly Center is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) away.
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