Book Your Flight from Portland to Sarasota
Portland, ME, Airport Information
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.
Airport Parking Information
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
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.
Airport Restaurant Information
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.
Flights to Sarasota
The Sarasota Bradenton International Airport, located at 6000 Airport Circle, Sarasota, FL, serves the passengers of Delta, AirTran, jetBlue, US Airways and Air Canada airlines. By using the search features at Orbitz.com, travelers can find budget flights to Sarasota without hiring a travel planner. Downtown is just six miles south of the airport, while the city of Bradenton is ten miles to the north, making travel to and from the facilities fast and relatively inexpensive.
Going to and From Sarasota Bradenton International Airport
For those who want to drive during their stay, rental cars are available through Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty. Free shuttles may be available through your hotel or airline, although the public bus also offers affordable rides at just $1.50 per person. Taxis and other hired cars are available on an individual basis. The typical fare for traveling from the airport to downtown is $40.
The Weather in Sarasota
By and large, the seasons are good to travelers in Sarasota, though reading through the reviews at Orbitz.com may help people decide when to schedule certain events. The year-round temperature averages 72 degrees, but the temps can reach into the 90s during the summer months or dip into the chilly 40s or 50s during the coldest parts of the year. However, snow in Sarasota is an anomaly.
Sarasota Sights and Entertainment
Sarasota is a focal point for cultural arts and conservation in Florida. Each year the Sarasota Orchestra hosts a three-week music festival that draws people in from around the world. Students from Florida State University complete their master's training at the Asolo Conservatory there, and several theater, opera and ballet houses fill the city. The city is also home to the Mote Marine Laboratory and Sarasota Jungle Gardens, which attract nature lovers from across Florida and beyond. While Orbitz.com is crafty at finding the best flights to Sarasota, travelers can also use it to book accommodations and get discounts for the city's top attractions.
The Resort at Longboat Key Club220 Sands Point Road, Longboat Key 4.0 out of 5.0
Nestled on the beach, this Longboat Key resort is within a 15-minute walk of Sarasota BayWalk and Mote Marine Aquarium. St. Armands Circle is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) ...
Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach1540 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota 3.0 out of 5.0
Facing the Gulf of Mexico on Lido Beach, this quiet, family-friendly Sarasota resort features 600 feet of private white-sand beach; upscale shops and restaurants ...
La Quinta Inn & Suites Sarasota Downtown1803 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota 2.5 out of 5.0
Located in the heart of Sarasota, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Marietta Museum of Art and Whimsy and Sarasota Jungle Gardens. Marie Selby Botanical Gardens ...
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