Sao Paulo, the largest city in Brazil, is serviced by two airports, the Sao Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport and the Congonhas-Sao Paulo Airport. Cheap flights from Sao Paulo can be booked to most international destinations using Orbitz.com. The Sao Paulo-Guarulhos airport is located about 16 miles from the city's center and is used for international flights, while the Congonhas-Sao Paulo airport handles mostly domestic and regional flights throughout the area. Some of the airlines offering international flights from Sao Paulo-Guarulhos include Air China, Air France, Lufthansa, British Airways and United Airlines.
Parking is available at the official parking lot for up to 3098 vehicles. Fees for parking begin at $4.50 an hour for a single hour and rise to $25.25 for a full day. Alternative parking is available at the Airport Park, which is located 1.24 miles from the airport and offers shuttle service. Airport Park charges only $13.40 a day for parking.
Bus transportation is available from Sao Paulo to the airport, running a circuit of the major hotels in the downtown area at a cost of about $17.50 for a trip of up to two hours, depending on where you catch the bus. Taxi service is also available from anywhere in town, with service from the downtown area costing approximately $65.
Those wishing to enjoy a last meal before leaving town can try the Fogo de Chao for a delicious breakfast or Jardineira Grill for a late-night meal before catching the red-eye cheap flights from Sao Paulo. If there's no time to stop and eat before the airport, a quick meal can be had at the Crepe de Paris or the Café Havana in the airport itself.
Marechal Cunha Machado International Airport is the most convenient airport to fly into if you are interested in visiting Sao Luis, Brazil. To find flights to Sao Luis, visit Orbitz.com to compare low prices on flights and book your travel aboard airlines serving the airport. TAM Airlines is the primary airline serving the airport, which is located nine miles from the downtown area of Sao Luis.
One of the easiest ways to travel from the airport to Sao Luis and the surrounding area is by renting a car. You can add a rental car through Hertz to your vacation package on Orbitz.com for additional savings and convenience or rent on-site at the airport through one of the four companies offering rental vehicles. There is also taxi service available at the airport to take you into downtown.
Because of its close proximity to the equator, the weather is Sao Luis is warm all year long, with temperatures ranging from the low 70s to around 90°F throughout the year. The rainy season runs from January through July, so be sure to pack raincoats and waterproof shoes if you visit during those months.
The Historical Center in Sao Luis offers old-world charm with cobblestone streets, and centennial manors with tile fronts. You can investigate the history of slavery in the area at the Museum of Black Culture. The Museum of Visual Arts houses works by Picasso and Alfredo Volpi, in addition to religious works from the 17th century. You can look for more ideas on places to visit when you book flights to Sao Luis on Orbitz.com.
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