Flights from Tampa
Flying From Tampa
The commercial airport offering flights from Tampa is the Tampa International Airport. It primarily serves Silver Airways, Southwest Airlines, and North American Airlines. The airport lies six miles west of downtown Tampa. Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights from Tampa International.
Parking at the Airport
Tampa International Airport offers several parking options for your vehicle while you are away. Short-term parking is in a garage located above the terminal at the northern end of the airport. It costs no more than $20 for a 24-hour period. Long-term parking is the cheaper option; it costs $15 for 24 hours. The long-term parking area is adjacent to Airside A. Orbitz.com's flight planner option helps you choose parking options.
Transportation Options for Travelers
Getting to Tampa International Airport is easy by bus or taxi. HART makes regular stops at the east end of the red baggage claim near belt #15. Greyhound, meanwhile, has a terminal on Polk Street in downtown Tampa that has buses that travel to the airport. If you take a taxi, expect to pay at least $15. Orbitz.com may offer special deals for bus tickets, depending on your location.
Eating at the Airport
The landside building at the airport offers a variety of cuisines to refresh you before your flight from Tampa. If you want coffee and breakfast, you can have a latte at the Starbucks, which is open 24 hours per day. Terminal restaurants, including Burger King, are open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Flights to Rhodes
Rhodes International Airport
Orbitz.com makes it easy to find cheap flights to Rhodes. Orbitz displays multiple choices so you can book a flight that fits your needs. The Rhodes International Airport is located just north of the village of Paradisi. The airport is approximately eight miles from Rhodes, the capital city of the island of the same name. It's the third busiest airport in Greece, and multiple airlines service the airport. Some of the airlines include Air Berlin, Belle Air, easyJet, Israir and Ryanair.
Transportation from the Airport
Buses transport passengers from the Rhodes International Airport to the city. Taxicabs line up outside the arrival gates. The cab fare from the airport to Rhodes is approximately $19. If you want to rent a car for the duration of your trip, use Orbitz.com to make car rental reservations in advance. To get to Rhodes, you must drive along the main road that follows the coast; the drive takes approximately 20 minutes.
Climate in Rhodes
The winter temperatures on the island range from the low 40s to the high 50s. Warm temperatures arrive in April and last until November. Summer temperatures range from the low 60s to the high 80s. Many people flock to the beaches during the summer months. If you want to avoid the peak tourist season use Orbitz.com to schedule your vacation in May or September.
Highlights and Attractions
The village of Lindos is filled with ancient ruins, such as an acropolis. It is also the home to the Church of the Panagia, a church built in 1489 that features a stone bell tower. Ancient Rhodes boasts an entire medieval city surrounded by stone walls. Orbitz.com does more than find flights to Rhodes; you can use the information on the website to plan your entire vacation itinerary.
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