Flights from Kaohsiung
Flying from Kaohsiung
Kaohsiung International Airport services the city of Kaohsiung in southwestern Taiwan. The airport is the second largest in the country, large enough to suit the city's population of around 2.9 million people. Cheap flights from Kaohsiung are available on airlines such as China Airlines, Japan Airlines, EVA Air, Hong King Airlines and TransAsia Airways, with air tickets available for reservation using Orbitz.com.
Parking at Kaohsiung International Airport
Parking services are available at several lots located around the Kaohsiung International Airport. Lot one is for private vehicles only, and offers free parking for drop-offs, charging about $1.00 for a 30 minute to 1-hour stay. Each additional hour incurs a fee of about $0.50 every 30 minutes over the first hour, with a maximum parking fee of about $8 for a day.
Transportation to Kaohsiung International Airport
Traveling to the airport from the city center is easy, with services available from the KRTC Metro, taxi and city bus. By metro, you can board the train at the R10 Formosa Boulevard interchange station near the City Council Building and take it directly to the R5 Kaohsiung International Airport station. Taxis are available from the boarding area to the west of the International and Domestic Terminal and can get you from the center of town to the airport in less than 10 minutes. A city bus line also offers services between the R10 station and the airport.
A Meal before Leaving
Before leaving town, you may want a last meal to handle the long flights from the region. There are several cuisines offered within the city from French to Tex-Mex, but for a last taste of authentic Chinese in Kaohsiung, there's New Taiwan Original Cuisine. The food is authentic to the region, providing a tasty sendoff. Those in a hurry may want to go to the speedier, and budget friendly, Jeng Jong Ribs Rice, with their offerings of tasty ribs in different sauces, before taking off on one of the available cheap flights from Kaohsiung.
Flights to Bangkok
Airports in Bangkok
Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, is one of the most popular tourist hotspots in the world. In fact, it's second only to London in terms of international visitors. You can book cheap flights to Bangkok with the help of Orbitz.com. Use the powerful Orbitz.com search engine to find exactly the bargain you're looking for. Bangkok is serviced by two major airports: Don Mueang and the recently opened Suvarnabhumi for all international air traffic. Suvarnabhumi Airport is about 20 miles east of the city center. Dozens of international airlines arrive and depart from the modern and state-of-the-art Suvarnabhumi Airport.
Transportation From the Airport
Because Suvarnabhumi is so massive, a shuttle bus service is available to deliver passengers to the car rental center, city bus terminal or long-term parking area. Public taxis charge a 50-bhat airport surcharge. Depending on the traffic conditions, traveling into the city center can take an hour or longer. A public bus service provides transport to several important locales within the city. Bus fare is 35 baht.
Weather in Bangkok
Bangkok has a hot, tropical climate. High temperatures throughout the year hover around 90 degrees. The summer monsoon brings several feet of rain, while the dry winter months may see little or no rain for extended periods.
Things to Do in Bangkok
Two main attractions draw international tourists to Bangkok every year. One is the famous nightlife. Bangkok has an exotic flair that appeals to younger travelers. On the other hand, the hundreds of ancient Buddhist relics and monument offer cultural attractions for the more relaxed, meditative travelers. When you start your trip by searching for cheap flights to Bangkok on Orbitz.com, you'll have the luxury of taking your time exploring this metropolis.
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