Traveling from Cape Town to Bangkok
Cape Town International Airport
Planning a trip can often be a challenge for those on a budget. Orbitz.com can help travelers locate cheap flights from Cape Town. Cape Town International Airport is located approximately 12 miles from downtown Cape Town. Twenty-one airlines service the Cape Town International Airport, including Virgin Atlantic Airlines, South African and British Airways.
Parking at the Airport
Public car parks are owned by ACSA. Valet vehicles are available to and from these parks to the main airport terminal. Two parkades are located on both sides of the Transport plaza, and shuttles are available to and from the parkades to the airport main terminal. Both short-term and long-term parking are available, and rates are charged by the hour or by the day.
Transportation to the Airport
Passengers with special needs can access the Landslide hotline at the airport for assistance in getting to the terminal. The CITI shuttle provides transportation to and from the airport from various locations around Cape Town. Taxis provide metered rides from anywhere in the city, and many hotels offer free shuttle services to and from the airport for their customers. Orbitz.com can help locate the best deals on rental cars.
Restaurants at Cape Town International
There are a variety of dining options at Cape Town International Airport. Dulce CafÃ© offers a selection of coffee, tea and pastries. Mugg and Bean offers a variety of blended coffees and grilled breakfast sandwiches, and the Vida CafÃ© has a selection of sit down breakfast menu items. Orbitz.com can help travelers in planning their next vacation by locating the cheapest flights from Cape Town.
Airports in Bangkok
Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, is one of the most popular tourist hotspots in the world. In fact, it's second only to London in terms of international visitors. You can book cheap flights to Bangkok with the help of Orbitz.com. Use the powerful Orbitz.com search engine to find exactly the bargain you're looking for. Bangkok is serviced by two major airports: Don Mueang and the recently opened Suvarnabhumi for all international air traffic. Suvarnabhumi Airport is about 20 miles east of the city center. Dozens of international airlines arrive and depart from the modern and state-of-the-art Suvarnabhumi Airport.
Transportation From the Airport
Because Suvarnabhumi is so massive, a shuttle bus service is available to deliver passengers to the car rental center, city bus terminal or long-term parking area. Public taxis charge a 50-bhat airport surcharge. Depending on the traffic conditions, traveling into the city center can take an hour or longer. A public bus service provides transport to several important locales within the city. Bus fare is 35 baht.
Weather in Bangkok
Bangkok has a hot, tropical climate. High temperatures throughout the year hover around 90 degrees. The summer monsoon brings several feet of rain, while the dry winter months may see little or no rain for extended periods.
Things to Do in Bangkok
Two main attractions draw international tourists to Bangkok every year. One is the famous nightlife. Bangkok has an exotic flair that appeals to younger travelers. On the other hand, the hundreds of ancient Buddhist relics and monument offer cultural attractions for the more relaxed, meditative travelers. When you start your trip by searching for cheap flights to Bangkok on Orbitz.com, you'll have the luxury of taking your time exploring this metropolis.
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