The T.F. Green Memorial State Airport is the largest airport in the state of Rhode Island. It is located roughly 10 miles south of downtown Providence, with easy access via I-95. When you book your flights from Providence on Orbitz.com, you will be able to choose from all of the major airlines that service the airport, as well as browse through any discount fares and sales.
The T.F. Green airport has more than 8,500 on-site parking spaces available. Garage A, the most convenient with its location directly adjacent to the terminals, charges $22 per day. Garage B is just a short walk to the terminals and offers daily rates of $18 per day. As you move further away from the terminals, you will find additional parking in Garage C, with rates of $15 per day. Long-term lot E is not a covered lot, but it does offer free shuttle service to the terminals for the low rate of $11 per day or $55 per week.
The MBTA Commuter Rail offers quick and cost-effective service from South Station in Boston, downtown Providence and several other locations in Massachusetts and Rhode Island directly to the airport. The RIPTA buses also have service from many locations. You can also choose from a variety of shuttles and taxi companies that offer transportation to the airport. Use Orbitz.com to purchase your low-cost air tickets, and you might save enough to warrant splurging on a private car service to get you to the airport on time.
Whether you are looking for a full meal or a grab-and-go snack, you'll find what you need at the airport. You'll be able to choose from eateries such as the Providence Oyster Bar, Starbucks, Johnny Rockets, Wolfgang Puck Express and Federal Tavern. Enjoy your travels, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you need to book flights from Providence.
The Philadelphia International Airport, the primary airport serving the greater Philadelphia area, is located roughly 7 miles southwest of the city, with easy access via I-95, I-76 or Route 291. Travelers who book their flights to Philadelphia through Orbitz.com will have their pick of any of the major air passenger carriers that service the airport.
Public transportation is available from the airport to the downtown area via SEPTA bus or rail service. Although share-a-ride, shuttle, private car and limousine services are available, many visitors to Philadelphia take a taxi into the city. If you take a taxi from the airport to downtown Philadelphia, you will be charged a flat rate of $28.50. For other destinations, expect to pay a fee of $2.70 plus $2.30 per mile. Book your air tickets through Orbitz.com, and you may be able to bundle in a bargain rate on a rental car or find a Philadelphia hotel that offers free shuttle service to and from the airport.
Philadelphia is subject to cold winters, with temperatures in the mid-20s to low 40s. Summers are hot and humid, with temperatures that can soar into the 90s. Expect snow accumulation in the winter months, and be sure to bring your parka and a warm, comfortable pair of boots.
Philadelphia may be a bit of a college town, but it is also a mecca for history buffs. You'll want to be sure to visit Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the Betsy Ross House and Franklin Square. Enjoy your trip to Philadelphia, and remember to use Orbitz.com when you are ready to book flights to Philadelphia for your return visit.
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