Flights from Sydney
JA Douglas McCurdy Airport
Booking cheap flights from Sydney, Nova Scotia, is easy with Orbitz.com. JA Douglas McCurdy Airport is located almost six miles northeast of Sydney and is the main airport that serves those flying out of the area. Air Canada Express, Air Saint-Pierre, Westjet and Canadian North are major airlines that have planes flying in and out of this airport. Book your flights on Orbitz.com, and you'll find the best deals on flights leaving from JA Douglas McCurdy Airport.
Parking and Transportation
Busses, trains and taxis are available throughout the city of Sydney. As of 2012, the city of Sydney has over 300 bus routes and 302 train stations. Both busses and trains provide direct transportation to JA Douglas McCurdy Airport. City Wide Taxi is a large taxi company that provides flat rates to those traveling to the airport. Your rate will depend on where in the city you are located. JA Douglas McCurdy Airport also has a large parking lot, and there are daily, weekly, monthly and yearly rates available to those who choose to drive. Parking costs $6.50 per day, $39 per week and $156 per month. Yearly parking costs $475.
JA Douglas McCurdy Airport has a reception area where you can grab a cup of coffee or a bite to eat while waiting on your flight. You can also bring your own food to the reception area if you have time to spare before leaving Sydney. Book your flights from Sydney to anywhere in the world on Orbitz.com to find the best travel deals online.
Flights to Victoria
Victoria International Airport
For cheap flights to Victoria, British Columbia and other locations throughout Canada, use Orbitz.com. When flying into Victoria, you will land at Victoria International Airport, which is located at 1640 Electra Boulevard in Sidney, British Columbia. The airport is about 12 miles northwest of the city of Victoria, which lies on the southern coast of Vancouver Island. Victoria International Airport handles flights from cities across Canada and the U.S. and serves Air Canada, Alaskan Airlines, Horizon Air, Orca Airways, Island Express Air, WestJet, United Airlines, and Pacific Coastal Airlines.
Getting to Victoria From the Airport
Taxi rides from the airport to downtown Victoria cost about $56 to $61 for up to five people and takes about 30 minutes. Another option is the Akal Airport Transporter. This shuttle service costs between $13 and $21, depending on the number of passengers. BC Transit also offers local bus service from the airport to 20 locations on southern Vancouver Island, including locations in downtown Victoria. Another option is to book a car ahead of time through Orbitz.com with Hertz, Budget, Enterprise, or National Car Rental, which all have facilities at the airport.
Weather in Victoria
Victoria has the mildest weather in Canada, with rainy winters and dry, temperate summers. Temperatures range from just above freezing in winter to around 20 to 25 degrees Celsius in summer. Fall is the rainy season; visitors should be sure to pack a raincoat or umbrella.
Local Attractions in Victoria
Victoria Harbor is the scenic focus of town, and there are plenty of historic sites within walking distance of the bay. The Empress Hotel and the Parliament Buildings are popular with visitors. Many travelers also enjoy taking a whale watching cruise off the coast of Victoria, visiting Craigdarroch Castle, or enjoying the floral displays at Butchart Gardens. No matter what you plan to do during your Vancouver Island vacation, Orbitz.com has the best deals on cheap flights to Victoria and air tickets to other locations throughout the world.
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