Flights from Quito
Mariscal Sucre International Airport
The Mariscal Sucre International Airport serves Quito and the surrounding area, and it is the busiest airport in the region. It is located approximately three miles from downtown on E Iturralde. Thirteen airlines at the airport provide flights from Quito, including United Airlines, LAN, Delta and American Airlines. It can often be difficult to locate the best deals on flights from Quito. Orbitz.com can assist travelers by searching several airlines at a time.
Parking at the Airport
The airport provides parking places for both long-term and short-term parking. It is best to call the airport ahead of time to reserve a space. Parking spaces are charged by the hour or by the day, and all are within walking distance to the main terminal.
Transportation to the Airport
Many hotels in the region provide shuttles to and from the airport at no charge for their guests. The Trolebus and Servicio Escovia both have lines running from various locations in the city to the airport at flat rates. Travel from downtown Quito takes approximately 15 minutes. Taxis provide transportation to the airport at metered rates
Restaurants at the Airport
There are several restaurants and cafes located throughout the airport, which offer sandwiches, pastries and coffee. For those who prefer a sit-down breakfast menu, El Cafecito is located in downtown Quito and has a selection of breakfast items, gourmet coffees and bakery items. Orbitz.com can help travelers plan their trip by providing assistance in locating low-cost flights from Quito.
Flights to Caracas
Flying into Caracas
Find cheap flights to Caracas when you use Orbitz.com. Caracas Maiquetia International "Simon Bolivar" Airport, known locally as Maiquetia Airport, is the prime airport in Venezuela and is located 16 miles to the north of Caracas. The airport boasts three terminals, Nacional, Internacional and Auxiliar, and two asphalt runways. Delta, Kingfisher, Etihad, Continental, Emirates, Air France, Air Canada, Aeropostal, Santa Barbara, Alitalia, Aerolineas Argentians, TACA, Avianca and American Airlines are some of the airlines that serve the airport.
Transportation from the Airport
There is a free shuttle bus operating between the terminals for domestic and international flights. UCAM buses will get you to the metro stations in Caracas within 40 minutes. You can also make an advance booking for taxi services while you are making arrangements for your air ticket at Orbitz.com. Corporación Anfitriones de Venezuela is the official taxi service provider. Car-rental services are by Hertz, Budget, Avis, Alquiler, Rojas, Margarita Rental, Aco, Amigo and Auto 727.
Weather Information for Caracas
Caracas experiences a tropical climate with dry winters. Though the weather stays hot almost year-round, April and May are the hottest months with an average of 82°F. June receives the highest rainfall records of around six inches.
Popular Attractions in Caracas
You can visit the Caracas Cathedral, which was built in 1665. Besides its beautiful decorations and amazing architectural design, the cathedral also features a small museum that has religious artifacts. Other popular attractions that you should visit include the Museo de Ciencias Naturales, the Museo de los Ninos (Children's Museum) and the Quinta De Anauco. September to April is the best time to visit, as the weather remains warm and dry. Search Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Caracas.
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