Puerto Vallarta is highly popular as a vacation destination and is well served by a variety of airlines operating through most air travel hubs in the United States. Locating discount flights from Puerto Vallarta is fairly easy with Orbitz.com, which presents you with a list of flights departing from Puerto Vallarta Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Airport. This is the only airport operating in the city and is located at AP 44A, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico, about 2.8 miles from the city. Major airlines flying into the airport include American Airlines, Continental Airlines, Delta Airlines and Aeromexico.
The parking facilities at the airport are available at a starting rate of about $1.90 per hour and rise to a cost of approximately $28.65 for the first day, $18 the second day and $7.20 each day thereafter. Losing the ticket for your parked car will incur an extra fee of $17.
Taxi fares are federally regulated. The rates are applied per vehicle rather than per person, and each taxi is capable of holding up to three passengers. The fares are also set by travel zones. The 5- to 10-minute trip from the downtown area costs about $18. Larger groups need to find available shuttle vans, which may cost about twice as much as taking a taxi. Local bus service is also available and costs about $0.55.
Food is available at the airport to provide travelers with a snack or meal before they board their flights from Vallarta. Snacks are available from the Coffee Cafe and Starbucks, while more hearty meals can be purchased at the Henry J Bean's Bar & Grill or the Carl's Jr. located in the airport food service area.
Planning a trip to the border town of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, has never been easier. Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights to Ciudad Juarez, and book the one that fits your schedule. The city is served by Abraham Gonzalez International Airport, located seven miles south of downtown Juarez. AeroMexico, InterJet, and Viva Aerobus offer daily flights into the city.
Orbitz.com can help you find and book a car rental for your visit to Ciudad Juarez. Once you have landed, six car rental counters are available on the lower level of the terminal. Two taxi services pick up arriving passengers outside of the baggage claim; Transportación Terrestre Cd. Juárez and Transportaciones Roberto Téllez can easily be hired by purchasing tickets at the taxi kiosk located on the lower level of the airport. Fare rates are based on number of passengers, type of vehicle, and zone.
Temperatures in Ciudad Juarez are very warm in the summer and mild in the winter. The hottest average temperature is 96°F in June, while the coolest average low temperature is 33°F in the months of December and January. August is the month with the most rainfall, so summer travelers are advised to pack rain gear.
Ciudad Juarez is located directly across the border from El Paso, Texas, making it the perfect destination for travelers wishing to experience two separate countries. Make your first stop the City Market of Juarez. Run by the local government, the market displays turquoise and silver jewelry, blankets, pottery, and hundreds of other items for purchase. A visit to the Cathedral of the Virgin Guadalupe is a must for architectural buffs; it features a beautiful stained glass window representing the saving of Mexico through the Virgin of Guadalupe. Chamizal Park is a perfect place to stop and relax, enjoy the beautiful surroundings, and pay a visit to the Archaeological Museum. Don't forget to pack your passport, and check out flights to Ciudad Juarez through Orbitz.com.
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