Flights from Mobile
Mobile Regional Airport
When booking cheap flights from Mobile, Alabama, you can find the best deals on Orbitz.com. Mobile Regional Airport, situated just 11 miles west of downtown Mobile, serves American Eagle, Delta Airlines, Delta Connection, United Express, and US Airways Express. The airport is a joint military-public venture, and it is also home to a training center for U.S. Coast Guard pilots and crew.
Parking at Mobile Regional Airport
Parking options at Mobile Regional Airport include both short-term and long-term parking. The airport offers 30 minutes of free parking and budget rates of $1 per hour after that. The short-term lot has a maximum rate of $8 per day, while the long-term lot has a maximum of $6 per day. Both lots are conveniently located next to the terminal. Valet parking is also available for $2 per hour or $12 per day, and the airport also offers a car-wash service for $15 while you are away.
Getting to the Airport
If you choose not to drive to the airport, local taxi companies, such as Yellow Cab and Allied Taxicabs, offer service directly from your home or business to the airport. Taxi fares from the downtown area to the airport typically run between $30 and $35 and take about 30 minutes. Local companies, such as Mobile Bay Transportation, also provide airport shuttles to the airport, which can be scheduled in advance.
Airport Restaurant Options
For a cup of coffee and a snack, stop at Carpe Diem Coffee Shop, located on both sides of the TSA security checkpoint. Cruise City Bar and Grill, located past the security checkpoint near the gates, offers full meals. For dining before you go through security, try Quizno's Sub Shop in the main terminal area. Booking cheap flights from Mobile is simple with Orbitz.com.
Flights to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)
Traveling to Kona
Kona is the westernmost district on the Big Island of Hawaii and the shortened name for the city of Kailua-Kona. The Kona International Airport at Keahole located at 73-200 Kupipi St. services residents and visitors of the city looking for cheap flights to Kona. Airlines operating out of Kona include Air Canada, Delta Airlines, American Airlines and US Airways, among others. The airport is about seven miles from Kailua and still maintains an open-air design that takes full advantage of the beautiful Hawaii weather.
Transportation From the Kona International Airport
Travel to Kailua-Kona from the Kona International Airport is provided primarily by taxi or rental car, with shuttle services available to resorts in the area and limited bus services through the Hawaii County Mass Transit Agency for $1.00. Round-trip shuttle services are available for about $48, with trips taking approximately 15 minutes, and taxis are about $25 one way to the downtown area.
The Weather in Kona
The weather in Kona is tropical with warm temperatures lasting throughout the year. The average low in the coldest month of January only reaches 66 degrees Fahrenheit, with average highs in the warmest month of August only reaching 88 degrees. Rainfall is light and brief, so dress can be as lightweight as desired while in the region.
Things to Do in Kona
Kona is a tourist's paradise with beautiful beaches to relax in as you enjoy warm ocean breezes and beautiful sunsets. For those who want a more challenging time in Kona though, there's always the Ironman World Championship Triathlon in October. To race in the work championship, you'll first have to qualify through one of the many qualification races held around the world. Watching the race is free though, and it is often worth the price of one of the cheap flights to Kona available through Orbitz.com.
Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel75-5660 Palani Road, Kailua-kona 3.5 out of 5.0
Located on the water next to Kona Pier, Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel is ideally situated for walking around Kailua-Kona village; ...
Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows68-1400 Mauna Lani Dr, Kamuela 4.5 out of 5.0
Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows is in Waikoloa on the Kohala Coast, a 5-minute drive from Puako Petroglyph Park and 15 minutes from the ruined ancient Hawaiian ...
Hilton Waikoloa Village69-425 Waikoloa Beach Dr, Waikoloa 4.0 out of 5.0
This 7-story Waikoloa beachfront hotel located on an island is adjacent to two golf courses and within a 5-minute drive of King's Shops and petroglyphs. Anaehoomalu ...
The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii1 N Kaniku Drive Kohala, Kamuela 4.5 out of 5.0
This 32-acre oceanfront resort is set on the sunny Kohala Coast of Hawaii's Big Island. The resort features water sports, including kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding, ...
Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa69-275 Waikoloa Beach Dr, Waikoloa 4.0 out of 5.0
Fronting a deep, half-mile stretch of beach on the sunny Kohala Coast, this family-friendly Waikoloa Beach resort is located next to 2 golf courses and across ...
Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay78-128 Ehukai St, Kailua-Kona 4.0 out of 5.0
Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay is located near an active volcano, snow capped mountains, and marine activities. You can observe majestic manta rays ...
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