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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.
Reno travelers are serviced by Reno-Tahoe International Airport, which is located on 2001 E. Plumb Lane. Southwest, United, US Airways, and Delta airlines all service this airport, which is located just four miles from downtown Reno. Flights to Reno can be booked on Orbitz.com.
It is easy to reach downtown Reno by taxi from the airport; E. Plumb Lane leads directly into the city center. Taxis are available at the airport and generally take 10 minutes to reach the downtown area. Rental cars are available and can be booked on Orbitz.com. The RTC Ride city bus service provides economical transport to the city center for under $3. The bus stop can be found on the ground level of the airport, outside of baggage claim.
Reno is a warm city that enjoys a desert climate year-round, which includes low levels of humidity and rainfall. Winter temperatures can dip as low as 20Âº F in the evening, and even summer nights average in the 40s. Summer daytime temperatures are typically in the 90s or above, so sunscreen is a must.
Reno is almost as well known as nearby Las Vegas for its many gambling establishments, including the Casino at El Dorado. However, Reno offers more than just gambling. Visitors can also enjoy the many nature conservatories and hiking trails in the area, including the Truckee River Walk and Virginia Lake Park. Outdoor adventurers can experience thrilling activities through Thermal Sky Sports or skiing at Mt. Rose Ski Resort. Discount vacation packages plus international or domestic flights to Reno can be purchased on Orbitz.com.
There are no direct flights between San Luis Obispo and Reno, so you'll need to switch planes. But it's not the end of the world. United Airlines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines offer flights from San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional) to Reno, NV (RNO-Reno-Tahoe Intl.) with just a single stopover.
It can zip by in as little as 1 hour and 53 minutes. If you believe your vacation hours should be spent 'vacationing' instead of flying, you'll enjoy the flight from San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional) to Reno, NV (RNO-Reno-Tahoe Intl.).
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 Reno 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 Reno 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.