Orbitz.com enables you to book cheap flights from Canberra online. These flights originate from Canberra Airport, which is used by four airlines for flights to Melbourne, Sydney and other locations within Australia.
Canberra Airport offers two multilevel covered parking facilities with 1,200 spaces each, as well as two open-air parking lots with 400 spaces each. Special parking spots that provide 10 minutes of free parking to drivers who are dropping passengers off at the airport are also available. Parking rates for the covered facilities start at $1.80 AUD for 20 minutes, and long-term parking rates begin at $23 AUD per day. The open-air parking rates start at $1.50 AUD for 20 minutes, and the daily rate is $19 AUD.
Taking the shuttle bus from the city center to the airport costs $10 AUD. The journey takes 15 minutes during off-peak hours in the early morning and takes 30 minutes during the afternoon rush hour. The shuttle operates until early evening, and it runs once every half-hour on weekdays and once an hour on weekends. Buses to the airport are also available from nearby ski areas. Taxi rides from the center of the city are available from three recommended taxi operators, and the approximate fare is $45 AUD.
Hudsons Coffee offers its signature coffee along with a selection of sandwiches, snacks and desserts, and you will find two Hudsons in the departure lounge. Tuk Chop features sandwiches and Oriental food, and Velluto in the arrivals hall is convenient for packaged snacks. Using Orbitz.com to book your selection of cheap flights from Canberra will leave you with extra money that you can use to buy gifts or something to read in the RELAY gift and book shop.
The Melbourne International Airport is located on Airport Drive in Tullamarine, approximately 12 miles from the center of Melbourne. Numerous airlines service the airport, including US Airways, Virgin America, Delta Airlines and Skywest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flight combinations to find cheap flights to Melbourne. This easy-to-use website has all the tools you need to find deals on vacation packages and air tickets that fit within your budget.
Taking a taxicab from the airport to downtown Melbourne costs approximately $56. The Skybus also takes passengers from the airport to the city. Skybus tickets cost $17 peradult or $38 for a family that includes two adults and one to four children. Public buses also run between the airport and various locations in Melbourne. If you'd like access to a vehicle during your stay, you can use Orbitz.com to reserve a rental car. The airport houses five rental car companies, so that you can pick up your vehicle as soon as your flight lands.
Winter temperatures in Melbourne range from the low 20s to the mid-40s, while the summer temperatures range from the mid-50s to the high 70s. Keep in mind that Melbourne's summer runs from December through February, and June through August are the winter months. If you use Orbitz.com to plan your trip in the early or late spring, the weather will be nice, and you'll save money because it's not the city's peak travel season.
The Melbourne Zoo, the Melbourne Museum and the Rippon Lea House & Gardens are some of Melbourne's major attractions. Orbitz.com does more than find cheap flights to Melbourne. You can also purchase tickets to local attractions and arrange guided tours.
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