Flights from Cochin
Cochin International Airport
When you book cheap flights from Cochin, or Kochi, which is located in the Indian province of Kerala, with Orbitz.com, you will select from a wide choice of flights that depart from the modern Cochin International Airport. The airport is actually located in Nedumbassery, about 20 miles from the center of Kochi, and it serves about 20 regular and budget airlines that offer domestic as well as international flights.
Parking at Cochin International Airport
The Cochin International Airport parking facility has space for 1500 vehicles. The rate for parking at the airport is 20 Indian rupees per day.
Getting to Cochin International Airport
The main alternative to driving is taking a city bus to the airport. These depart from central points in the city, such as Fort Kochi and the Emakulam railway station. These are not express buses, and the ride may take as long as an hour and 40 minutes. The last bus departs from the city at 6:55 p.m., but city taxis are available to the airport at any time of day or night. A taxi ride from the center of the city to the airport takes about one-half hour. Some hotels that you can book through Orbitz.com offer hotel shuttles to the airport, and this information is included on the travel planner listing for each hotel.
Restaurants in Cochin Airport
There is an Oberoi restaurant in the departure lounge of the Cochin International Airport, and there are vending machines and snack bars as well. You can enjoy a full meal, or just have some tea, coffee or a soft drink, in the pleasant atmosphere of the departures hall. You may want to stop at the Cochin airport duty free shop before you board the plane for one of the cheap flights from Cochin that you booked through Orbitz.com.
Flights to Goa
Goa International Airport
If you're looking for cheap flights to Goa, you'll find great deals on Orbitz.com. Because the flights are displayed together, it's easy to choose a cheap air ticket. Goa is the smallest state in West India and only has one airport.Goa International Airport is located in Dabollim, approximately 14 miles from Madgaon. Seventeen airlines service the airport, including GoAir, Air Poland and Monarch Airlines.
Transportation from the Airport
You can take a taxi from the airport to anywhere in Goa. Taxicabs costs $.22 per half mile; however, some drivers will try to charge you more. It's best, especially if it's your first time in Goa, to visit the Tourist Taxi Information Counter in the International Arrival Hall to arrange for a prepaid taxi. You can also use Orbitz.com to rent a car. Car rental services are available at the airport, so you can pick up your car as soon as you arrive.
Climate in Goa
The peak tourist season in Goa runs from November through March. During this time, there isn't a lot of rainfall; low temperatures range from the high 60s to the low 70s, and the high temperatures range from the high 80s to low 90s. Monsoon season runs from the beginning of June through the end of September, so it rains a lot during these months. If you use Orbitz.com to book your trip in October, you'll have nice weather and get there before the crowds arrive.
Highlights and Attractions
If you want a relaxing massage, head to Ayur Clinic Goa to the Zaara Luxury Spa. Other popular attractions include Mandrem Beach, Milsim Goa and the Casino Royale Goa. Orbitz.com does more than find cheap flights to Goa. You can save money by using the website to purchase package deals.
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