Orbitz.com has made it easy to find and book flights from Manchester, New Hampshire. Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, located at 1 Airport Rd. within the city of Manchester, has serviced many travelers since its first flight in 1927. Orbitz.com can help you book low-cost flights with airport carriers Delta, Southwest, US Airways and US Airways Express, and United.
All airport parking lots are well lit and patrolled by airport law enforcement. Hourly parking is available in Lot A for $2 per half hour, with a maximum of $24 per day. Daily parking is available in the parking garage for $2 per half hour, with a $17 daily maximum and $85 weekly maximum. Lots C and D offer long-term parking at $10 daily. Both lots offer free shuttles to and from the airport.
There are several options available for those who wish to leave their cars at home. Several shuttle and taxi services offer door-to-door service to the airport. Greyhound buses run daily to Manchester-Boston, and the MTA (Manchester Transit Authority) Route #3 bus services the airport terminals on weekdays for $1.50. Weekend travelers can be taken by taxi from MTA's Canal Street Transportation Center for $15 on weekends.
After you've booked your flight through Orbitz.com, packed your bags, and arrived at the airport, you may have time to find something to eat. If you're in a hurry, stop by The Great American Bagel Company for a quick bagel sandwich. Those who like sweet will find two Dunkin' Donuts restaurants within the airport terminal. Smuttynose Brewing Company, conveniently located near Southwest's gate 15, offers crepes, waffles, and pastries. They'll even wrap them up for you to take along on any flights from Manchester.
Flights to Florence, Italy, land at Peretola Airport, located about three miles from the city center. The small airport welcomes both domestic and international flights, with routes serviced by Air Berlin, Air France, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa Regional. Reservations for flights can be made online through Orbitz.com.
Transportation into Florence from Peretola is available by city bus and taxi service. Buses leave the airport every 30 minutes heading to the Piazza Station in Florence at a cost of about $1.50 for a 90-minute ticket. Taxis are available in front of the terminal to make the 15-minute journey to the city center for $25.
The weather in Florence is classically Mediterranean, with highs during the humid summers averaging in the upper 80-degree-Fahrenheit range from June to August while dropping as low as the mid-30s during the colder months of November through February. Dress should be seasonal, with light clothing worn in the summer and moderate to heavy coats during the wintertime.
Florence was once the center of Renaissance Europe, and there are many beautiful buildings that still stand, allowing tours through some of the best architecture in Europe. Along with the architecture, visitors to the city can enjoy the many museums in the city. Even the town hall doubles as an art museum. Musical performances are also widely available, celebrating the city's rich history in musical development since the Middle Ages. Flights to Florence are available from Orbitz.com, so you can enjoy the wealth of experiences this city has to offer.
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