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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.
Use Orbitz.com to book one of the many flights to Tampa International Airport, the major airport serving the Tampa-St. Petersburg area. Most major domestic and international airlines fly in and out of the Tampa airport, which is located at 4100 George J Bean Parkway, roughly eight miles northwest of the downtown Tampa area.
There are several options for ground transportation from the Tampa airport. Pick up the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit bus (HART) near the red baggage claim area, or grab a taxi or share-a-ride van at the ground transportation quadrants located in each corner of the baggage claim area. Most cab companies charge a $2 fee plus $2.25 for each mile, with a minimum $15 charge for each trip. For the ultimate mobility during your stay, use Orbitz.com to add a rental car to your travel package.
Tampa has a relatively mild climate. Winter temperatures rarely drop below 55 degrees Fahrenheit, and summer temperatures top out at around 90 degrees. Dress for summer, but bring a light jacket for those cool nights and a waterproof slicker for the inevitable afternoon storms.
To get the most out of your Tampa trip, attend a few of the city's outdoor festivals and celebrations. Each Saturday evening throughout the summer, you can attend Saturday Sunsets on the Trail at Treasure Island or the Holmes Beach Concerts in the Park series. The Fun 'N Sun festival and the annual Tampa-Hillsborough Storytelling Festival run through the spring, and Art in the Park and the Bridge Street Market are weekly events. Enjoy your Tampa vacation, and don't forget to use Orbtiz.com to book cheap flights to Tampa for your next trip.
There are no direct flights between Kingston Airport (KIN-Norman Manley Intl.) and Tampa, FL Airport (TPA-Tampa Intl.), so your next best option is to choose an airline that offers a stopover. Accumulate those air miles with JetBlue Airways, Delta Air Lines or American Airlines.
Keep that binge-watch you had planned for another day, because the trip from Kingston Airport (KIN-Norman Manley Intl.) to Tampa, FL Airport (TPA-Tampa Intl.) can be as quick as 2 hours and 44 minutes.
^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.