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.
Visitors planning a trip to Townsville, Queensland, will arrive via Townsville International Airport. Travelers can find cheap flights to Townsville by searching Orbitz.com. Both domestic and international flights are handled through the airport, with airlines serving the airport including Virgin Blue, Qantas, Jetstar, Strategic, Regional Express, and Skytrans. The airport is located about six miles west of the downtown area in the suburb of Garbutt.
One of the best options for traveling from the airport to the downtown area is by bus. There are several main lines that make their way around the city. Another option is to rent a car: Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, and Thrifty all have desks in the airport. Travelers can find discount car rental services on Orbitz.com.
The climate in the local area is tropical due to its location north of The Tropic of Capricorn. The wet season extends from November through May. During this time of the year, visitors can expect the average temperature to be about 85 degrees Fahrenheit and the rainfall to average nine inches per month. The dry season runs from June to October. The average temperature during this time of the year is about 76 degrees Fahrenheit.
There are several places of interest in and around Townsville. One of the most popular attractions is the Reef HQ Aquarium. The aquarium highlights fish life in the Great Barrier Reef. The Museum of Tropical Queensland includes local wildlife exhibits. The Riverway is an attraction that features a river habitat, public art gallery, swimming lagoon, cultural center, and café. To find discount air tickets and cheap flights to Townsville, travelers can search Orbitz.com.
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