Flights from San Jose
San Jose, CA, Airport Information
San Jose, CA, is home to nearly one million people, a large city population that's serviced by its own international airport, providing regular flights from San Jose to international and domestic destinations. The Norman Y. Mineta Memorial San Jose International Airport is only two miles from the downtown area at the intersections of U.S. Route 101, Interstate 880 and State Route 87. The primary airlines operating from the airport are Southwest Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Reservations for you airline ticket on these or other airlines serving the airport can be made through Orbitz.com.
Parking at the Airport
Parking at Mineta San Jose International Airport is available at three hourly and three daily lots, one of which offers economy service. The hourly lots are interspersed around the terminal area for easy access, costing $2 for 30 minutes and $30 per day flat rates. The daily lots offer parking deals with discounted parking fees of $22 a day for the regular daily lots and $15 for the economy lot, which is further away from the terminals. Disabled parking is available in front of both terminals for a $2 rate for 30 minutes and $15 for a daily charge.
Transportation From the Airport
Several methods of travel are available for passengers to make their way from anywhere in the city to the airport. Several hotels in the area offer courtesy shuttle transportation for patrons. Public bus transportation is available from the Valley Transportation Authority, and metered taxi service is also available from anywhere in the area, with the downtown-to-airport fare costing approximately $15 to $18.
Breakfast Before Departing
A quick meal can be eaten at the airport before departure in one of the many restaurants available in the concourse. Only ticketed passengers are allowed in the area containing the restaurants. Coffee and pastries are served at the Euro Café near the baggage claim area, while Starbucks can provide sandwiches as well, to get you quickly to the available flights from San Jose. If you have a bit more time to stop off on the way to the airport, try a sit-down breakfast at Café San Jose on Meridian Ave. or at Bill's Cafe on Willow St.
Flights to Fresno
Fresno, CA, Airport Information
When you are searching for cheap flights to Fresno, check with Orbitz.com. You can use the site to compare the rates of most major airlines simultaneously, so you can book the best rate and stay on budget. The Fresno Yosemite International Airport is the major air service provider for the city. It is located on East Clinton Way and is about six miles from downtown Fresno. Airlines providing service to the airport include Alaska, United, American, Allegiant, US Airways, Delta, Volaris, and AeroMexico. Orbitz.com can check the rates of these airlines, so you can compare and book the best deal.
Transportation From the Airport
Travelers can use a taxi, car rental, limousine, or bus service to get to their hotels from the airport. A taxi ride should cost around $20 to downtown, but this will vary depending on traffic. Car rental prices will vary by car selection and company, but you will find the best rates on Orbitz.com, and you can prearrange your rental when you book your airline ticket.
Weather in Fresno
Fresno has hot summers with the average high near 98 degrees and lows around 65 degrees. During the winter months, high temperatures average around 55 degrees and the mid-30s at night. Fresno does not receive much rainfall, especially during the summer months. The most precipitation occurs between January and February with an average of two inches per month.
Fresno's Major Attractions
Fresno has many activities for families to enjoy including The Chaffee Zoo, the Fresno Art Museum, Island Water Park, and Wild Water Adventure Park. Yosemite National Park is just a short drive away from the city and is well worth the trip. Check Orbitz.com for a list of attractions and activities when you are searching for flights to Fresno.
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