Boise Airport is located less than five miles from downtown Boise and is the primary area serving the greater Boise area. When you book cheap flights from Boise through Orbitz.com, you will be able to choose from all of the major domestic air passenger carriers that service the airport, including Alaska Airlines, Southwest, Delta, United and US Airways. A variety of private charter air carriers also service the airport.
The Boise Airport has four areas for parking, so you are sure to find one to fit your needs. The short-term lot is the closest to the terminals and costs a maximum of $21.50 per day. The garage offers covered shelter for your car, and the daily rate is $11.50. The long-term lot caps out at $9.00 per day, and the economy lot is only $7.50 per day. Because the airport runs a free shuttle service to the terminals for those who park in the economy lot, that lot is only opened when the long-term lot is completely full. You can check the parking status on the airport's website (iflyboise.com) or on the gateway sign at the airport's entrance.
You can hop on a bus at the first-floor green curb outside of baggage claim. Valley Ride serves Ada and Canyon counties, while Sun Valley Express offers transportation to Sun Valley and Tamarack. The Boise Shuttle Service offers hotel transfers and charter services in and around the Boise Valley. You can pick up a taxi on the lower level across the median at the black curb. Expect the fare to be roughly $10 to $15 for transportation to the downtown area. When you reserve a discount hotel room through Orbitz.com, you can choose one that offers free shuttle service to and from the airport.
The Boise Airport may be small, but it has a good selection of dining venues where you can grab a quick snack or a full meal. The Kopper Pub & Grill is located outside the terminals at 2661 Airport Way. The terminal food court features a Quiznos, Maui Tacos, McDonalds and Villa Pizza. The Great American Bagel & Bakery is located on Concourse B along with Home Team Sports Bar, and the Outpost CafÃ© offers power via USB outlets before the security checkpoint on the second-floor rotunda. Have a safe trip where you are headed, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you need to book cheap flights from Boise.
On your next trip to the Pacific Northwest, use Orbitz to find low-cost domestic and international flights to Seattle. The primary airport is the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, more commonly known as Sea-Tac, located roughly 15 miles south of downtown Seattle. The Boeing Field-King County International Airport is less than 10 miles south of the city, but flights into this airport are generally more limited and a bit more expensive.
You will have several public transportation options once you land in Seattle, including Link Light Rail and King County Metro Transit. There are also public taxis, share-a-ride shuttles and private car services ready to bring you to your final destination. Expect to pay a fare of between $35 and $45 from Sea-Tac into downtown Seattle, and roughly half of that from the Boeing Field airport. Use Orbitz.com to plan your trip, and you will be able to either rent a car or choose a hotel that has free shuttle service to and from the airport.
Seattle has a mild climate, with winter temperatures usually ranging from the mid-30s to the mid-40s and summer temperatures that rarely go above the mid-70s. November and December usually have a fair amount of rainfall, but the rest of the year is fairly dry. Because cool nights occur year round, plan a wardrobe that you can layer to accommodate the fluctuating temperatures.
Visitors to Seattle have no shortage of things to see and do. Some of the most famous landmarks include the Space Needle, the site of the original Starbucks in Pike Place Market and Bill Gates' house on Lake Washington. There are also plenty of parks, museums, theaters, shops and restaurants in and around the city. Enjoy your stay, and the next time you need discount flights to Seattle, be sure to use Orbitz.com.
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