The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).
San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.
A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.
The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.
Find cheap flights to Recife by using the search tools at Orbitz.com. Located about six miles from the center of the city, Recife/Guararapes-Gilberto International Airport (Av. Mascarenhas de Moraes) provides air service for the area. A number of airlines, such as American Airlines, Azul and Oceanair, offer both domestic and international flights to this state-of-the-art airport.
Getting from Recife/Guararapes-Gilberto International Airport
Ground transportation at the airport includes bus sevices that will take you to downtown Recife or to the bus station. The RRFSA train also makes stops near the terminal on Avenue Sul, and taxis are also available.
Temperatures in Recife are warm year round, making it ideal for a winter escape. August and September are the coolest months with lows in the upper 60s and highs in the low 80s. December through January boasts lows in the lower 70s and highs in the upper 80s.
Recife offers a variety of tourist attractions. Boa Viagem Beach is a popular destination featuring coral reefs and miniature swimming pools. Rua do Bom Jesus Island is Recife's oldest attraction and it is where you will find the Kahal Zur Synagogue and free weekend concerts. Also in Recife is SÃ£o Pedro dos ClÃ©rigos, a beautiful cathedral that dates back to the 1700s. No matter where you plan to visit in the city, Orbitz.com can get you started by helping you find cheap flights to Recife.
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