Flights from Vancouver
Vancouver International Airport
Orbitz.com can help you find low-cost flights from Vancouver for your next trip. Vancouver International Airport is located on Sea Island in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, about seven miles away from downtown Vancouver. It is the second-busiest airport in Canada and provides domestic and international service to destinations around the world. Over 40 airlines, including United and British Airways, are housed in its three terminals.
Airport Parking Information
The Vancouver International Airport offers short-term, economy and long-term parking. You can expect to pay $9.50 per hour for short-term parking, with a $32 maximum per day. The economy lot is $9.50 per hour, with a $23 daily maximum. Long-term parking is $15.75 per day and $102 weekly. You can receive a discount on your parking by paying at the self-serve kiosks located in the terminal.
Ground Transportation Information
There is access to the Canada Line, a rapid transit rail link, from both terminals. Metered taxis are available, and you can expect to pay about $30 for transport to downtown Vancouver. Not only can Orbitz.com help you find discount air travel, but it can also help you plan your ground transportation.
Vancouver Airport Restaurants
There are restaurants, bars, fast food places, fine dining and coffee bars available if you would like to get a bite to eat before your flight. Each terminal has a different selection of restaurants, including Monk's Grill, Euro Cafe, Pizza Hut and Subway. There are even meals that are packaged so that you can take them on your flight with you. Vancouver International Airport also has a variety of shops and stores, where you can buy anything from newspapers to chocolates. Keep checking Orbitz.com for sales on flights from Vancouver for your next trip.
Flights to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)
Traveling to Kona
Kona is the westernmost district on the Big Island of Hawaii and the shortened name for the city of Kailua-Kona. The Kona International Airport at Keahole located at 73-200 Kupipi St. services residents and visitors of the city looking for cheap flights to Kona. Airlines operating out of Kona include Air Canada, Delta Airlines, American Airlines and US Airways, among others. The airport is about seven miles from Kailua and still maintains an open-air design that takes full advantage of the beautiful Hawaii weather.
Transportation From the Kona International Airport
Travel to Kailua-Kona from the Kona International Airport is provided primarily by taxi or rental car, with shuttle services available to resorts in the area and limited bus services through the Hawaii County Mass Transit Agency for $1.00. Round-trip shuttle services are available for about $48, with trips taking approximately 15 minutes, and taxis are about $25 one way to the downtown area.
The Weather in Kona
The weather in Kona is tropical with warm temperatures lasting throughout the year. The average low in the coldest month of January only reaches 66 degrees Fahrenheit, with average highs in the warmest month of August only reaching 88 degrees. Rainfall is light and brief, so dress can be as lightweight as desired while in the region.
Things to Do in Kona
Kona is a tourist's paradise with beautiful beaches to relax in as you enjoy warm ocean breezes and beautiful sunsets. For those who want a more challenging time in Kona though, there's always the Ironman World Championship Triathlon in October. To race in the work championship, you'll first have to qualify through one of the many qualification races held around the world. Watching the race is free though, and it is often worth the price of one of the cheap flights to Kona available through Orbitz.com.
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