Flights from San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport
Flights from San Luis Obispo (SLO) frequently leave from San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport, located at the southern end of Orange County. Located at 903-5 Airport Drive in San Luis Obispo, this one-terminal airport offers free Wi-Fi to all guests. Two airlines, US Airways and United, service SLO; international and domestic passengers can connect to other flights at nearby LAX, and low-fare tickets can be purchased through Orbitz.com. SLO is located just four miles from downtown San Luis Obispo.
Parking at San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport
Parking at San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport is generally inexpensive; hourly parking costs $1 per hour. Short-term parking is available for up to three days at a time and costs $12 per day. Long-term parking rates range from $8 to $12 per day, depending on the lot's proximity to the airport. Frequent travelers from SLO can purchase annual parking permits at a cost of $550 per year.
Transportation to SLO
Car rentals from Enterprise, Avis, and other companies are available at SLO, and reservations can be made in advance on Orbitz.com for discount rentals. Taxis and limousines are available for hire from SLO at rates that vary according to distance. Wine Wrangler and Ride-On Transportation both offer shuttle bus services from SLO to points throughout Southern California.
Restaurants at San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport
The Spirit of San Luis at San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport is a full-service restaurant that is popular with travelers and local residents alike, and it serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. The Runway Express is located inside the terminal and is ideal for a quick meal before flights from San Luis Obispo. It serves coffee and snacks, as well as prepackaged candy and gift items.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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