The city-state of Singapore offers some of the most eclectic and intriguing cuisine found anywhere in Asia, but if you can bring yourself to leave, cheap flights from Singapore booked through Orbitz.com depart from the Changi Airport, located approximately 10 miles from the city-state's main commercial district. The airport offers flights to destinations throughout Asia, Australia, North America and Europe. Airlines available include Singapore Airlines, Air Canada and Air France.
Changi Airport boasts bargain long-term parking garages with fees beginning at $0.04 per minute. These garages have a maximum daily fee of $20. Parking garages located closer to the terminal charge $2.40 per hour with a daily maximum of $58. Visitors picking up or dropping off passengers may have these fees waived by the airport if they are in the garage for less than 10 minutes.
Public buses provide the least expensive option for travel to the Changi Airport in Singapore. Bus services take about an hour and cost less than $2. The city also offers a free shuttle service from the Changi Business Park and Bedok light rail stations. These shuttles take about 30 minutes from each location to the airport. Private car rentals are also available at locations throughout the city with rates based on driver experience, insurance levels and car options. Orbitz.com can assist you with booking hotels nearby that offer free shuttle services to and from the airport.
The convenience stores found throughout the airport provide traditional Asian fare, unlike those in most western countries that offer only packaged snacks and gifts. International restaurants including Lacoste, Desigual and Coffee Kaki provide travelers with seated dining options or bistro-style coffees. When booking your tickets for cheap flights from Singapore, check the airport details on Orbitz.com to find even more dining options at Changi Airport, as new restaurants are constantly opening.
Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport (HGH) is situated about 17 miles to the southeast of the Hangzhou city centre in China's Zhejiang Province. The airlines that serve HGH include Air China, KLM, Dragonair and Shanghai Airlines. Orbitz.com can help holiday planner find bargain flights to Hangzhou.
Transport services are on the terminal building's first level, on the northern side of Arrival Hall Entrance 5. The Airport Shuttle buses charge Â¥15 to go to downtown Hangzhou while taxis charge around Â¥100. Taxi fare rates are Â¥10 for the first three km, Â¥2 for every kilometer from 3 to 10 km, and Â¥3 for every kilometer beyond 10 km. There are also some luxury taxis, which are mostly Benz models; the fare scale for these is Â¥10 within the first 2.5 km, Â¥3 for every km from 2.5 to 8 km and Â¥5 for every km beyond 8 km.
Hangzhou experiences a humid, subtropical climate. There are four distinct seasons: a hot and humid summer, a rainy spring, a cool autumn and a cold, dry winter. Hangzhou's hottest months are July and August, with a mean high temperature of 90 degrees Fahrenheit. The coldest month is January, with a mean high temperature of 46 degrees Fahrenheit.
The magnificent Lingyin Temple, which was built in 326 A.D, is home to a famous statute of a laughing Buddha covered in gold and a Sakyamuni. It is conveniently located just 0.7 miles from the town. Other popular sites include the Hangzhou Botanical Garden, the Yue Fei Mausoleum and the Hangzhou Songcheng. Search Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Hangzhou between April and October when the trees and flowers are in full bloom.
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