Flights from Wellington, New Zealand, are simple to book on Orbitz.com. Wellington is served by Wellington International Airport, which is located five miles southeast of the city. Seven airlines currently fly into the airport; it is a secondary hub for Air New Zealand, which offers international service to Australia.
Wellington International Airport provides several parking options for departing passengers. All lots are open 24 hours a day, and spaces can be booked in advance. Valet parking is available for those who wish to simply drive up to the terminal. Premium parking is located closest to the terminal and has 24-hour surveilance with security cameras. Covered parking is available for both short- and long-term use, and the terminal lot provides a covered walkway for passengers to walk to the terminal. The long-term parking lot also offers free shuttle service to the airport.
The Airport Flyer bus service is a convenient door-to-door shuttle from Lower and Upper Hutt to Wellington International Airport; it stops at numerous locations throughout the city. Buses leave every 15 minutes from Lower Hutt. Three taxi companies offer transportation to the airport, and travelers wishing to share a ride can do so using the Super Shuttle.
The airport invites departing passengers to fuel up before their flights at a number of restaurants. Donut King serves a variety of iced donuts and cinnamon rolls. Orb, a unique coffee shop, opens at 4 a.m. to welcome travelers. If a full breakfast is more your style, stop in at Red Rocks and treat yourself to a hot breakfast. Find flights from Wellington on Orbitz.com and experience all the yummy treats the airport has to offer.
There are two major airports, John F. Kennedy International (JFK) and LaGuardia, that service travelers flying into New York City. When you use Orbitz.com to book your flights to New York, you will be able to choose from almost every major domestic and international air passenger carrier. LaGuardia Airport is roughly nine miles east of Manhattan, while JFK is almost 20 miles to the southeast. If you can't find the flight that you want, you can also fly into Newark International Airport, roughly 19 miles northeast of Manhattan.
New York has plenty of public transportation, so getting around should be fairly easy. If you fly into LaGuardia, you will have to take a taxi, bus, or shared van for at least a portion of the trip, because there is no rail or subway service from the airport. Expect a cab ride from LaGuardia to Manhattan to cost anywhere from $20 to $40. Although JFK is further from the city, you can hop on the AirTrain, which will take you to the subway or the Long Island Railroad. If you choose to take a cab from JFK into Manhattan, expect to pay $45 or more for the ride. You will also be responsible for any tolls that are incurred during the trip. If you use Orbitz.com to book your hotel, you may be able to find one that offers free shuttle service to and from the airport.
New York tends to be cold in the winter, wet in the spring and humid in the summer. Winter temperatures fluctuate between the 20s and 30s, while summer temperatures can soar to the 90s. New York City averages 27 inches of snow each winter, so be sure to pack your parka and snow boots if you plan to be there between November and February. Use the Orbitz.com travel planner to put together your itinerary and choose a temperate time to visit the city.
New York City is an urban adventurer's paradise. From the theaters on Broadway to the lights in Times Square, there is are activities for all ages. Go skating in Central Park, take a horse-and-buggy ride around Central Park South or go shopping on Fifth Avenue. Although New York is home to some of the finest restaurants on the east coast, don't forget to try the rich variety of street foods that are available. Enjoy your time in the city, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you are looking for budget flights to New York.
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