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.
The Cochin International Airport parking facility has space for 1500 vehicles. The rate for parking at the airport is 20 Indian rupees per day.
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.
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.
Abu Dhabi International Airport is the main airport that serves the capital of the United Arab Emirates. It is located 21 miles southeast of the city and comprises three terminals with complimentary shuttle services between them. If you are looking to book cheap flights to Abu Dhabi, check Orbitz.com as it can search many airlines to find tickets that will fit your budget. Although terminal space in Abu Dhabi airport is dominated by Etihad Airways, over 30 airlines serve the airport, including Air Berlin and British Airways.
The public 901 bus runs every 40 minutes from the airport to the city center 24 hours a day. The bus fare is just 3 AED and the trip takes about 45 minutes. There are also metered taxis available outside Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. If you would like to drive, the six rental car companies operating from the airport are located in Skypark parking across from Terminal 3. You can book your rental car from Orbitz.com in advance at bargain rates for a fuss-free transit to the city upon arrival.
Abu Dhabi has a hot, arid climate. During the summer months from June through September, average high temperatures reach into the 100s. From November to March, temperatures are considerably lower with average highs in the 70s. There is very little precipitation with an average of just four inches per year.
Abu Dhabi is home to the world's largest indoor theme park, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, boasting the world's fastest roller coaster. The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque offers tours for visitors to view its 82 domes, over 1,000 columns, gilded gold chandeliers and the world's largest hand-knotted carpet. The Emirates Palace hotel is also a famous Abu Dhabi landmark. If you are planning a trip to explore these marvels, check Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Abu Dhabi.
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