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Flights from Fort Lauderdale are operated from the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, located 3 miles from the city center. Travel to the airport from the center of town takes approximately 10 minutes and will cost about $12 by taxi. Parking is available at the airport for those driving in for their flight, with costs beginning at $7.50 a day in the economy parking lot.
Airlines supplying flights to Nassau from the airport include JetBlue, US Airways, Bahamasair, United Airlines and Delta.
If you want to have a meal at the airport before your flight, there are several restaurants available throughout the airport. Dining choices include Nathan's Famous Hot Dogs, pizza from Pizza Uno, Mediterranean cuisine from Pasha's, sushi rolls and Japanese food from Sushi Maki, and subs from Miami Subs Plus.
Nassau is the capital city of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. With a population of over 248,000, it's also the commonwealth's largest city and its commercial center. Its coastal location, just 180 miles southeast of Florida, makes it a popular tourist destination. It also operates as a gateway to resorts scattered around the rest of the Bahamas.
The airport providing air services for Nassau is the Lynden Pindling International Airport, located nearly 10 miles from the center of the city. Once you arrive at the airport, travel into Nassau is provided by taxis using zoned rates for fares. The trip into the downtown area should be about $27 for two passengers, with each additional passenger costing another $3.
The best time to visit Nassau is between May and November. This is during the off-peak tourist season when prices are lowest for hotels. The weather in the Bahamas is fairly consistent year-round, though rainfall increases during the months of June and October. The temperatures tend to remain in the upper 70s to low 80s for most of the year, rising to the upper 80s from June to September. Lows during the hottest months are in the low 70s but drop down to the low 60s from December to March. Light clothing is appropriate for most of the year, with a light jacket brought along for cool nights or if you intend to visit during the winter months.
When you arrive in Nassau, you'll find that there are plenty of attractions available. During the day, you can relax on one of the fabulous beaches or spend time in the water interacting with dolphins, snorkeling, sailing or fishing. Away from the beaches, there's shopping available for everything from fine jewelry to local crafts. There are also multiple casinos available, and after the sun goes down, there is music and dancing at several clubs in the city, including the Aura Nightclub located upstairs from Atlantis Casino and the Above Lounge located above the Crystal Palace Casino.
Nassau is a city that offers everything from relaxing beaches to exciting casinos. Making the trip from Fort Lauderdale to Nassau is easy with the help of Orbitz.com for flight, hotel and attractions information. The trip itself should be trouble free, with both airports offering a range of passenger amenities and convenient ground transportation options.
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