The primary airport serving the Kingston, Jamaica area is the Norman Manley International Airport, located on the Palisadoes peninsula in Kingston harbor, 17 miles from the city center. Those looking for cheap flights from Kingston will have their choice of destinations as over 130 international fights depart from the airport on a weekly basis. Several international carriers, including British Airways, Air Canada, Virgin Atlantic and Delta, are available for flights, with most airlines offering online reservations through Orbitz.com. A second airport is available in town, the Tinson Pen Aerodrome, which only provides domestic flights to Montego Bay.
Parking is available at the Norman Manley airport for a tiered fee. Each hour is about $1.70 up to three hours. From there the service is offered at a discount with a fee of only about $7 for every 24-hour period.
Official Jamaica Union of Travelers Association taxis provide transportation to the airport from the city center. The cost for the taxi ride is about $22, with the trip taking about 30 minutes to complete. Airport shuttles are also available, providing large passenger vans that will pick you up from your Kingston location. The cost varies, as all passengers in the shuttle picked up from the same general area share it.
Food at the airport is available from a variety of restaurants including the Blue Moon Café, Island Deli, Island Grill and Tastee. If you have time before arriving at the airport, the Knutsford Court Hotel on Chelsea Ave. serves a delicious sunrise buffet breakfast, featuring an international cuisine with a Caribbean touch. The available dishes should provide you with a tasty send-off before catching one of the cheap flights from Kingston.
When planning a visit to the United Kingdom, use Orbitz.com to find cheap flights to London through the four major airports. Orbitz.com will make air travel arrangements for you through Heathrow Airport (24 km from London), Gatwick Airport (40 km), Stansted Airport (80 km), and London City Airport (16 km). Heathrow provides direct services to 90 country destinations in the world. All major airlines, including budget airlines, serve Heathrow and Gatwick airports. London Stansted Airport serves domestic and continental flights. If you prefer landing in the London financial district, Orbitz.com will get you affordable flights through the London City Airport.
Orbitz.com helps you find safe and inexpensive parking in proximity to the terminals for the airports to facilitate your departure to the city at the end of the cheap flights to London. These parking lots also provide access to taxi services such as Black Cab, which charges approximately £50. There are also shuttle bus connections (such as Airbus) between the airports and the city. Airbus runs pick-up operations at each terminal.
Orbitz.com will arrange for cheap transportation through the famous London tube to Heathrow's underground station, in addition to deals for cheap flights to London. Heathrow has two tube stations at the Piccadilly Line end, with the first serving Terminals 1-3 and the second serving Terminal 4. It takes about 40 minutes to go from Heathrow to Earl's Court Station in Central London. Heathrow Express Train will take you to Paddington Station in 15 minutes and costs £13. Gatwick Express takes about 30 minutes and charges £9.50.
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