Flights from Columbia
Columbia Metropolitan Airport
Locating cheap flights from Columbia may seem like a challenge, but Orbitz.com helps travelers search a variety of domestic and international flights from the city at one time to locate discount airfares. The Columbia Metropolitan Airport is located seven and a half miles from downtown Columbia at 3250 Airport Boulevard, West Columbia, South Carolina, and it is serviced by four major airlines:, American Eagle, Delta, United Airlines and US Airways.
Parking at the Airport
The Columbia Metropolitan Airport offers a multilevel garage, with a maximum daily fee of $12, and a surface lot, with a maximum daily fee of $8. Shorter-term parking fees are assessed in 20-minute increments. Travelers also have the option of paying a weekly rate of $66 for parking. Shuttle services provide transportation to and from the parking areas.
Transportation to the Airport
Orbitz.com helps travelers book car rentals to travel to the airport. To avoid parking fees, travelers can drop the cars off at designated locations before boarding their flights. Nearby hotels offer free shuttle services to and from the airport. Limo and sedan rentals are available by the hour as well. Taxi services provide metered transportation, and the city bus is available at a flat rate.
Restaurants at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport
Travelers who arrive at the airport early may decide to grab a bite to eat before boarding the plane. The Columbia Metropolitan Airport offers a variety of restaurant options for breakfast, including Gleaton's Restaurant, which offers a selection of breakfast items and coffee, and Creative Croissants, which serves gourmet coffee, croissants and pastries. To see all the airport has to offer, begin by booking cheap flights from Columbia through Orbitz.com.
Flights to Aruba
Queen Beatrix International Airport
Before you pack your sunglasses, let Orbitz.com help you find cheap flights to Aruba. The website weeds through multiple flight options to find you an air ticket that fits your budget. The Queen Beatrix International Airport is located in Oranjestad, the capital of Aruba, approximately one mile from the city center. Fifteen airlines service the airport, including Jetblue, United Airways, US Airways, and Air Canada.
Transportation from the Airport
Bus stops are located just outside the airport property to transport passengers into Oranjestad. Bus tickets cost $1.26. Taxicabs line up outside the airport to transport passengers anywhere on the island. Cab fare ranges from $15 to $30, depending on the destination. If you want to see the island at your own pace, you should rent a vehicle during your stay. Ten rental-car companies work from this airport, and these are located just across from the arrival terminal. You can reserve your rental car before you arrive in Aruba on the Orbitz.com website.
Climate in Aruba
The temperature in Aruba is consistent throughout the year-low temperatures range from the mid-70s to the low 80s, and highs range from the mid-80s to low 90s. The rainy season lasts from October to the end of January. If you want to avoid the rain, use Orbitz.com to schedule your vacation anytime between February and September.
Highlights and Attractions
Rancho la Ponderosa offers day horseback riding tours. You can also tour the island via trikes. Gold Mine Beach, Palm Beach, and Eagle Beach are some of the popular beaches in the area. If you enjoy watersports, Aruba is a great place to windsurf, snorkel, and scuba dive. Orbitz.com does more than help you find cheap flights to Aruba. You can use the website to make tour reservations as well.
Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris CasinoL G Smith Boulevard 101, Palm Beach 4.0 out of 5.0
Located on the white sands of Palm Beach, Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino is a 12-minute drive from shopping and entertainment in downtown Oranjestad. ...
Occidental Grand Aruba - All Inclusive ResortJ.E. Irausquin Blvd 83, Palm Beach 4.0 out of 5.0
Situated in the center of the lively Palm Beach scene, the adult-oriented Occidental Grand Aruba faces soft white sands dotted with thatched shades.
Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort and CasinoJ E Irausquin Blvd 81, Palm Beach 4.0 out of 5.0
This 15-acre tropical haven offers 355 elegantly-appointed guest accommodations in northwest Aruba, surrounded by soft sands, turquoise seas, fragrant gardens, ...
Holiday Inn Resort Aruba - Beach Resort and CasinoJ E Irausquin Boulevard 230, Palm Beach 4.0 out of 5.0
The Resort sits on a quarter-mile of beach, across the street from 2 popular shopping malls, and within easy reach of the convention center.
Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort and CasinoJuan E Irausquin Blvd 85, Palm Beach 4.5 out of 5.0
Comprising nearly 12 acres of gardens, ponds, waterfalls, and pools, this resort faces the white sands of Palm Beach in Aruba's high-rise-hotel district; Tierra ...
Tamarijn Aruba All InclusiveJ E Irausquin Boulevard 41, Oranjestad 3.0 out of 5.0
Facing the Caribbean, 2 km (1 mi) west of Oranjestad, this resort is set in Aruba's low-rise hotel area, across the street from The Links at Divi Aruba (golf ...
Renaissance Aruba Resort & CasinoL G Smith Boulevard 82, Oranjestad 4.0 out of 5.0
Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino is split into Marina Hotel, which caters to adults, and family-friendly Ocean Suites located right on the beach. The property ...
Riu Palace Aruba All InclusiveJ.E. Irausquin Blvd 79, Palm Beach 4.5 out of 5.0
Facing the white sands of Palm Beach, this resort is in the high-rise hotel district on the west coast; the Bubali Bird Sanctuary is across the street, and the ...
Tropicana Aruba Resort & CasinoJ. E. Irausquin Boulevard 248, Oranjestad 3.0 out of 5.0
This resort across the street from powder white Eagle Beach offers 362 guest suites, and is 13 km (8.25 mi) from Queen Beatrix International Airport, and 5 km ...
Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort - Adults OnlyL G Smith Boulevard 55B, Oranjestad 4.0 out of 5.0
Catering to romance-minded couples, this resort in Aruba's low-rise hotel section maintains a noise-free and environmentally-aware atmosphere.
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