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Flights from Washington DC

The Best DC Airports

Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with Orbitz.com. The two major airports in DC are Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Alaska Airlines, US Airways, and Frontier Airlines handle domestic flights from Ronald Reagan, while Virgin America, ExpressJet Airlines, and Colgan Air operate out of Washington Dulles. Ronald Reagan is only three miles from the downtown area, and Washington Dulles is 26 miles from downtown.

Long-Term Parking Options

The five parking lots at Ronald Reagan offer daily and hourly parking rates, and the airport charges $20 per day for parking in the long-term lots. The economy lot only charges $12 per day, but this lot is open and uncovered. Washington Dulles has two long-term parking lots that charge $17 per day and one economy lot that charges $10 per day. For $30, you can use valet parking.

Public Transportation Choices

The Metrorail and Metrobus make at least one stop at each airport every day. The stops are clearly marked around the city, and you can find maps that help you find the correct line. Taxis are not as low cost as the public transportation options because the drivers charge a pickup fee, baggage fee, fee per mile, and a fee for any time that the driver must wait.

Places to Eat

Both airports offer a range of dining options. Washington Dulles is home to Dulles to Go, Five Guys, Subway, and Wendy's, while Ronald Reagan has Dunkin' Donuts, Euro Cafe, and Jerry's Subs & Pizza. Once you have something to eat, you can browse through the sales at some of the shops surrounding the restaurants. If you want to enjoy your vacation, use Orbitz.com to look for flights from Washington DC.

Flights to Shanghai

Airports in Shanghai

Shanghai is the only city in China to have two airports. The Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport is located eight miles from the center of Shanghai. The airport has hubs for 15 airlines offering cheap flights to Shanghai, including Air China, China Southern Airlines, Korean Air and Asiana Airlines. The Shanghai Pudong International Airport is located approximately 19 miles from downtown Shanghai and handles 60 percent of the flights that arrive to the city. It has hubs for numerous airlines, including British Airways, American Airlines and Delta Airlines. When you use Orbitz.com to book your flight, the website displays the best deals from all of the airlines, so you can choose an air ticket the fits your budget.

Transportation From the Airport

Both airports offer shuttle bus, taxicab and subway services that take passengers into downtown Shanghai. Cab fares from the Shanghai Honggiao International Airport to Shanghai cost approximately $8. Cab fares from the Shanghai Pudong International Airport to downtown Shanghai cost approximately $27. If you want access to your own vehicle, you can use Orbitz.com to reserve a rental car.

Weather in Shanghai

Shanghai has a humid subtropical climate. During the winter months, the temperatures range from 37 degrees Fahrenheit to 55 degrees Fahrenheit. During the summer, average temperatures stay in the mid to high 80s. If you use Orbitz.com to book your trip to Shanghai during the spring or fall, you'll save money and have good weather during your trip.

Highlights and Attractions

Some of Shanghai's most popular attractions include the Jade Budda Temple and Yuyuan Garden. If you like to shop, visit Nanjing Road, which is considered the number one commercial street in China and features over 600 different stores. Orbitz.com does more than book cheap flights to Shanghai. You can also use the website to schedule guided tours of the city.

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