Searching for low-cost flights from Portland, ME, can be a challenging task when searching through several airlines' websites. Orbitz.com can save you time and money by comparing these rates simultaneously, allowing you to choose the rate that suits your budget and needs. The major air service provider for the Portland area is the Portland International Jetport. It is located at 1001 Westbrook Street and is about a 10-minute drive from downtown Portland. The airport is served by several airlines, including Air Canada, Air Tran, Delta, jetBlue, United, US Airways, and Twin Cities Air Service. Orbitz.com will compare the fares of these airlines so you can choose the best rate.
The airport has long-term and short-term parking lots, including a five-story garage located within walking distance of the terminals. The hourly parking rate is $2 per hour with a maximum daily rate of $48; long-term rates are $12 a day.
Transportation to the airport is available by taxi, car rental, public transportation, and limousine service. A taxi fare from downtown to the airport will cost about $17, and payment can be made by cash or major credit card. Alamo, Avis, Enterprise, Hertz, and National are the car rental companies available at the airport. Orbitz.com will search these companies for sales and discounts, providing you the best rate for your budget.
The airport is home to a few restaurants, including CafÃ© Stroudwater, Gladieux Corp, and the Epicurean Feast. All these restaurants have a wide variety of menu items available to satisfy everyone. Check with Orbitz.com for the best rates on flights from Portland to save time and money.
There are two major airports, John F. Kennedy International (JFK) and LaGuardia, that service travelers flying into New York City. When you use Orbitz.com to book your flights to New York, you will be able to choose from almost every major domestic and international air passenger carrier. LaGuardia Airport is roughly nine miles east of Manhattan, while JFK is almost 20 miles to the southeast. If you can't find the flight that you want, you can also fly into Newark International Airport, roughly 19 miles northeast of Manhattan.
New York has plenty of public transportation, so getting around should be fairly easy. If you fly into LaGuardia, you will have to take a taxi, bus, or shared van for at least a portion of the trip, because there is no rail or subway service from the airport. Expect a cab ride from LaGuardia to Manhattan to cost anywhere from $20 to $40. Although JFK is further from the city, you can hop on the AirTrain, which will take you to the subway or the Long Island Railroad. If you choose to take a cab from JFK into Manhattan, expect to pay $45 or more for the ride. You will also be responsible for any tolls that are incurred during the trip. If you use Orbitz.com to book your hotel, you may be able to find one that offers free shuttle service to and from the airport.
New York tends to be cold in the winter, wet in the spring and humid in the summer. Winter temperatures fluctuate between the 20s and 30s, while summer temperatures can soar to the 90s. New York City averages 27 inches of snow each winter, so be sure to pack your parka and snow boots if you plan to be there between November and February. Use the Orbitz.com travel planner to put together your itinerary and choose a temperate time to visit the city.
New York City is an urban adventurer's paradise. From the theaters on Broadway to the lights in Times Square, there is are activities for all ages. Go skating in Central Park, take a horse-and-buggy ride around Central Park South or go shopping on Fifth Avenue. Although New York is home to some of the finest restaurants on the east coast, don't forget to try the rich variety of street foods that are available. Enjoy your time in the city, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you are looking for budget flights to New York.
Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.
Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.
Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.