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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 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.
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.
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.
Use Orbitz.com to purchase your air ticket for cheap flights to Fort Lauderdale or its neighboring airports. The Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport (100 Aviation Boulevard) is located roughly six miles from downtown and serves most major airlines. The Miami International Airport is just 27 miles south of Fort Lauderdale, and the Palm Beach International Airport is located 50 miles north.
Most Fort Lauderdale hotels have free shuttle service, and you can also use the Tri-Rail or Broward County public bus system. Most visitors take a cab, use the share-a-ride system or hire a private car service to get to their final destination. If you are going on a cruise, expect to spend anywhere from $12 to $70, depending on the port you need to get to and the transportation option you choose. If you want to be able to get around while you're in the area, use Orbitz.com to find deals from local rental car companies.
South Florida can get uncomfortably warm in the summer, but Fort Lauderdale's coastal location ensures year-round balmy breezes. Expect temperatures in the 50s and 60s during the winter months or 80s and 90s during the summer. Think twice before booking a trip to the area during hurricane season, which is usually early fall.
Life in Fort Lauderdale usually revolves around the beach. You can charter a boat to go deep-sea fishing, rent a jet ski or go parasailing. Head to Los Olas Boulevard when the sun goes down for some high-end dining, live music and dancing. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com on your next trip to find some cheap flights to Fort Lauderdale.
If you're baffled about travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when traveling by plane from San Luis Obispo to Fort Lauderdale, check out the Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
The quickest flight time from Santa Barbara Airport to Miami Intl. Airport (MIA) is 5 hours and 50 minutes. Order a wine from the drink trolley, hone your travel itinerary or listen to that podcast — you'll have the time on this medium-haul journey.
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 Fort Lauderdale 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 Fort Lauderdale 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 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. 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 August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.
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 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!
*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.
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