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.
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.
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.
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.
Find cheap flights to Caracas when you use Orbitz.com. Caracas Maiquetia International "Simon Bolivar" Airport, known locally as Maiquetia Airport, is the prime airport in Venezuela and is located 16 miles to the north of Caracas. The airport boasts three terminals, Nacional, Internacional and Auxiliar, and two asphalt runways. Delta, Kingfisher, Etihad, Continental, Emirates, Air France, Air Canada, Aeropostal, Santa Barbara, Alitalia, Aerolineas Argentians, TACA, Avianca and American Airlines are some of the airlines that serve the airport.
There is a free shuttle bus operating between the terminals for domestic and international flights. UCAM buses will get you to the metro stations in Caracas within 40 minutes. You can also make an advance booking for taxi services while you are making arrangements for your air ticket at Orbitz.com. Corporación Anfitriones de Venezuela is the official taxi service provider. Car-rental services are by Hertz, Budget, Avis, Alquiler, Rojas, Margarita Rental, Aco, Amigo and Auto 727.
Caracas experiences a tropical climate with dry winters. Though the weather stays hot almost year-round, April and May are the hottest months with an average of 82°F. June receives the highest rainfall records of around six inches.
You can visit the Caracas Cathedral, which was built in 1665. Besides its beautiful decorations and amazing architectural design, the cathedral also features a small museum that has religious artifacts. Other popular attractions that you should visit include the Museo de Ciencias Naturales, the Museo de los Ninos (Children's Museum) and the Quinta De Anauco. September to April is the best time to visit, as the weather remains warm and dry. Search Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Caracas.
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