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Flights from Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz Airport Information

The Mineta San Jose International Airport hosts flights from Santa Cruz and the surrounding areas. The airport is conveniently located roughly 33 miles northeast of Santa Cruz, with easy access via CA-17. There are nine major airlines that service the airport: Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta, Hawaiian Airlines, jetBlue, Southwest, United, US Airways and Volaris. Orbitz.com can help you find the best deals on flights to many major cities from the Santa Cruz area.

Airport Parking in Santa Cruz

The San Jose airport offers three choices in parking: economy, hourly or daily. The economy lot is located near Terminal A, and offers a flat rate of $15 per day. The two daily lots are located at the end of Terminal B, and they both offer a rate of $22 per day. There are two hourly lots at Terminal B and one at Terminal A. Because they are located very close to the terminals, you will find that they are convenient but costly at $30 per day.

Ground Transportation in Santa Cruz

The Santa Cruz Airport Flyer offers transportation from Santa Cruz to the airport several times per day at a reasonable $40 one-way rate. The bus will pick you up at the University Inn and drop you off at Terminal B. There are also several taxi companies, but expect your fare to cost between $100 and $110. If you used Orbitz.com to purchase your air ticket, you may be able to utilize some of the money you saved to hire a private car or limousine service for a more comfortable ride to the airport.

Restaurants in Santa Cruz

Whether you are looking for a quick beverage, light snack or full meal, you'll find plenty of options at the San Jose airport. The Euro Café is located in the baggage claim area and is the only eatery you will find in the public areas before the security checkpoint. Fresh Attractions is located at Gate 14, Gordon Biersch Brewing Company at Gate 11, Starbucks at Gate 13 and Peet's Coffee & Tea, Sonoma Chicken, Sora and Tres Gringos are all located near Gate 12. Enjoy your travels, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you need to find flights from Santa Cruz.

Flights to Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale Airport Information

Use Orbitz.com to purchase your air ticket for cheap flights to Fort Lauderdale or its neighboring airports. The Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport (100 Aviation Boulevard) is located roughly six miles from downtown and serves most major airlines. The Miami International Airport is just 27 miles south of Fort Lauderdale, and the Palm Beach International Airport is located 50 miles north.

Ground Transportation in Fort Lauderdale

Most Fort Lauderdale hotels have free shuttle service, and you can also use the Tri-Rail or Broward County public bus system. Most visitors take a cab, use the share-a-ride system or hire a private car service to get to their final destination. If you are going on a cruise, expect to spend anywhere from $12 to $70, depending on the port you need to get to and the transportation option you choose. If you want to be able to get around while you're in the area, use Orbitz.com to find deals from local rental car companies.

Fort Lauderdale Weather

South Florida can get uncomfortably warm in the summer, but Fort Lauderdale's coastal location ensures year-round balmy breezes. Expect temperatures in the 50s and 60s during the winter months or 80s and 90s during the summer. Think twice before booking a trip to the area during hurricane season, which is usually early fall.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Life in Fort Lauderdale usually revolves around the beach. You can charter a boat to go deep-sea fishing, rent a jet ski or go parasailing. Head to Los Olas Boulevard when the sun goes down for some high-end dining, live music and dancing. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com on your next trip to find some cheap flights to Fort Lauderdale.

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Hotels in Fort Lauderdale

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Bahia Mar Ft. Lauderdale Beach- a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
Bahia Mar Ft. Lauderdale Beach- a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
801 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale
3.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (139 reviews)

Steps from the beach, Bahia Mar Ft. Lauderdale Beach is in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, near the International Swimming Hall of Fame, the Gallery at Beach Place ...

$119

$119
Red Carpet Inn Airport/Cruiseport
Red Carpet Inn Airport/Cruiseport
2460 W State Road 84, Fort Lauderdale
2.0 out of 5.0
2.8 out of 5 (420 reviews)

This eco-friendly hotel is located near the Fort Lauderdale airport and Port Everglades cruise port, and the Broward convention center. Downtown Fort Lauderdale ...

$60

$60
Hyatt Regency Pier 66
Hyatt Regency Pier 66
2301 S.E. 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale
4.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (116 reviews)

This extensive resort-style hotel and marina occupies 22 waterfront acres just a bridge crossing away from Fort Lauderdale shops and restaurants, within half ...

$99

$99
Royal Beach Palace
Royal Beach Palace
3711 North Ocean Blvd, Fort Lauderdale
3.5 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (72 reviews)

Located in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Anglins Fishing Pier, Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, and Bonnet House Museum and ...

$84

$84
Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach
Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach
999 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale
4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (178 reviews)

Sonesta Fort Lauderdale stands steps from 7-mile (11.2-km) Fort Lauderdale Beach. Guests can drive 15 minutes to the Riverwalk Arts and Entertainment District, ...

$135

$135
Best Western Plus Fort Lauderdale Airport South Inn & Suites
Best Western Plus Fort Lauderdale Airport South Inn & Suites
1900 Stirling Road, Dania Beach
2.5 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (244 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of K1 Speed and Boomers. Topeekeegee Yugnee Park and Gallery of Amazing Things are also within 2 ...

$80

$80
Quality Inn & Suites Airport/Cruise Port South
Quality Inn & Suites Airport/Cruise Port South
2520 Stirling Road, Hollywood
2.5 out of 5.0
3.3 out of 5 (143 reviews)

This Hollywood, Florida, hotel offers a complimentary shuttle to Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (3.5 miles) and the Port Everglades cruise port ...

$51

$51
Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina
Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina
1881 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale
4.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (160 reviews)

Just minutes from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and the Port Everglades Cruise Port, the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina offers a resort-style ...

$99

$99
All Inclusive Inverrary Vacation Resort
All Inclusive Inverrary Vacation Resort
3501 Inverrary Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale
3.0 out of 5.0
2.3 out of 5 (125 reviews)

Situated on the waterfront, this spa resort is 2.3 mi (3.6 km) from Sunrise Country Club and 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Lakes Mall. Woodmont Country Club and Plantation ...

$56

$56
Ramada Fort Lauderdale Airport/Cruise Port
Ramada Fort Lauderdale Airport/Cruise Port
2275 State Road 84 / Marina Mile Blvd, Fort Lauderdale
2.5 out of 5.0
3.1 out of 5 (127 reviews)

Located within 1.5 miles of Fort Lauderdale Airport, Ramada Fort Lauderdale Airport/Cruise Port is less than 2 miles from Port Everglades and the Broward County ...

$67

$67

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