Flights from Porto Alegre
Salgado Filho International Airport
If you're looking for cheap flights from Porto Alegre, Brazil, look no further than Orbitz.com. The site is designed to help you find the fares and travel routes that work best for your budget and schedule. Just enter your travel dates, choose the air ticket price and schedule that works for you, and you'll receive a selection of offers from several different carriers. When your flight leaves Culiacan, it will be flying out of Salgado Filho International Airport. The airport is located about five miles from the center of town. The airlines servicing the airport include TAP Portugal, Aerolinas Argentinas and Copa Airlines.
Transportation to Salgado Filho International Airport
There are several transportation options to get you to the airport. The Trensurb train stops near the airport and runs from 5:00 a.m. to midnight. You could also opt for a taxi ride to the airport, which costs about $10 per ride.
Parking at the Airport
The airport has space for 1,440 cars. The first 30 minutes costs approximately $2.40. The first hour is about $4.90, and each additional hour is about $.50.
Dining Options at the Airport
There are many places to eat at the airport, so if you have an early flight, you'll be set. You can choose to have an American breakfast at McDonald's or check out a restaurant like the Kibon Café for Brazilian fare. Book your flights from Porto Alegre with Orbitz.com so that you can get the best deal possible.
Flights to New York
New York Airport Information
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.
Ground Transportation in New York
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 Area Weather Information
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.
What to Do in New York
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.
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