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If you're ready to bask in the warm weather of Florida, you can fly from Grand Rapids to Tampa in four hours. Whether you've been imagining yourself soaking in the tropical sun or visiting amusement parks, your trip begins when you travel to Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) via car, taxi or bus.
In 1521, the fishing village was named Tanpa, meaning sticks of fire in the local Native American language. Today, the bustling city is a major seaport and a favorite vacation destination for visitors from around the globe. During your stay, you can spend a day at Busch Gardens, a combination zoo and amusement park that features live shows and thrilling rides. Lettuce Lake Regional Park offers hiking and canoeing and is home to several animal species including exotic birds, alligators and turtles. Located across from the cruise port, the Florida Aquarium has shark, stingray and tropical fish exhibits.
The climate has comfortable temperatures year-round that range between 65 and 81 degrees Fahrenheit. Each year, the area hosts events including Tampa Bay Dragon Boat Racing, the Gasparilla Pirate Fest and Lights on Tampa. After you arrive at Tampa International Airport (TPA), you can hire a cab outside the terminal or take a bus, rental car or hotel shuttle to your destination.
Allegiant Air will fly you directly from Grand Rapids, MI (GRR-Gerald R. Ford Intl.) to St. Petersburg, FL (PIE-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Intl.), so you won't have to worry about lengthy stopovers or missing your next flight.
Traveling from Grand Rapids, MI (GRR-Gerald R. Ford Intl.) to Tampa, FL (TPA-Tampa Intl.) takes at least 3 hours and 6 minutes. Enjoy a beverage and watch a movie or two — here's your chance to chill out.
Lock in your Grand Rapids (and vicinity) to Tampa (and vicinity) journey with an Allegiant Air flight. With 18 per month, this airline offers the most flights along this route.
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Tampa have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Tampa without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.
To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!
*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.
^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.