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 Shenzhen
Shenzhen Airport Information
You will find budget flights to Shenzhen using Orbitz.com. Located roughly 20 miles from downtown Shenzhen is Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport. The airport is served by China South Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, United Eager Airlines, Air China and Singapore Tiger Airways, amongst many others. It has a single runway and controls a 4E standard flight area. There are three terminal buildings, with Terminal D serving international flights. Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport serves flights to 100 destinations.
Transport from Shenzhen Airport
You can get from the airport to the downtown area of Shenzhen and nearby cities via shuttle buses and the subway. Direct transport to Hong Kong and Macau is also available via buses and ferries. There are 10 airport shuttle lines operating between the airport and downtown Shenzhen, charging between CNY6 and CNY35 depending on your destination.
Shenzhen Weather Information
Shenzhen has a humid subtropical climate with plenty of sunshine and rainfall all year through. The city experiences an average annual temperature of 72 degrees Fahrenheit. It has an annual average precipitation of 72 inches. Summer season stretches from June to early October. During this season, it is advisable to drink a lot of water and wear loose-fitting clothes.
Shenzhen's Popular Attractions
If you love golfing, visit Mission Hills Golf Club, which is located 12.3 miles from the city center. Shengzhen Nanao Tourism Waterfront Centre, Happy Valley of Shenzhen, China Folk Culture Village, Xianhu Botanical Garden, Hongfa Temple and Chinese Folk Culture Village are just some of the popular sites that you should also visit. Mid-October to December is the best time to visit, as the weather remains sunny and cool. Orbitz.com is your ultimate planner for flights to Shenzhen.
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