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Shannon to Port Louis Flights
Flying Out of Shannon
Shannon Airport is located at the end of the N19 national route in Shannon, County Clare, Ireland. It's one of the country's three major airports, serves over one million passengers each year, and provides airline service to most of south-west Ireland. Fourteen airlines have flights that go to and from Shannon Airport, including Delta, Thomson Airways, US Airways, and United Airlines. Be sure to search ebookers for discounts on flights and other travel arrangements.
Parking at the Airport
Shannon Airport offers long-term parking to passengers who need to leave their vehicles at the airport while they travel. It costs €9.50 per day or €47.50 per week to park your car. There are four long-term parking lots at the airport; all of the long-term lots are within a three to four minute walk from the terminal. Baggage trolleys are located throughout the parking lots to make it easy to transport your luggage from the lot to the terminal.
Transportation to the Airport
If you don’t want to leave your car at the airport while you travel, you can take a taxicab. A cab ride from the centre of Shannon to the airport costs approximately €10. However, it’s important to negotiate the rate with the driver before you accept the ride, as cab fares in Shannon are subject to agreement between the passenger and the cab driver.
Dining at the Airport
If you want to grab a bite to eat before you board your plane, the airport has four dining options. The Limestone Café overlooks the check-in hall and features a wide selection of sandwiches, salads, hot dishes, and a full Irish breakfast. Segafredo is located in the transit lounge and serves high-quality coffee, baked goods, and sandwiches. If you’re looking for a place to relax before your flight leaves Shannon, you can grab a hot dish and a drink at The Sheridan Food Pub. Also, The Atlantic Coffee Co. has freshly brewed coffee, sandwiches, and pastries.
Holiday to the Island City of Port Louis
When you book your flight to Port Louis, Mauritius, an island republic in the Indian Ocean through ebookers, you will fly into Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolan International Airport. The airport was previously named Plaisance Airport, but was renamed in memory of one of the men who essentially founded the nation. The airport address is simply Plaine Magnien, Mauritius, which is about thirty miles south-east of the capital city, Port Louis. The airport now offers direct flights to many different countries through different airlines, such as Air France, Air Italy, British Airways, Condor, and Emirates.
Best Ways to Get Around
Aside from renting or hiring your own car, the best way to get to Port Louis from the airport is by taxi. There taxis dedicated solely to airport travellers, and an hour-long trip, which is about how long it takes to get to Port Louis, will only cost you about £18. In terms of getting around the city itself, public transportation in Port Louis is your best bet if you have some extra time. A bus trip will cost you less than £1.20 no matter where you want to go. If you do rent a car, which you can through numerous rental agencies at the airport, be aware that parking and traffic in Port Louis can be quite overwhelming, so try to time your trips around the peak hours of traffic.
The Weather on Mauritius
Mauritius has a beautiful coastal climate that stays relatively moderate all year long. The summer, which runs from November through April in Mauritius, averages just around twenty-five degrees Celsius the entire time. However, this is also the wettest time of the year, with January being the peak month of precipitation. The winter months, May through October, see much less rain and stays right around twenty-two degrees Celsius. Be sure to bring some sort of jacket no matter when you visit, as the rains in Mauritius can be unpredictable. The summer rains can last for days, but rain showers typically pass fairly quickly in the winter.
Experience the Beauty of the Island
It is not hard to find things to do on this beautiful island in the Indian Ocean. As for beaches, be sure to see Pereybere Beach and the Ilot Gabriel Beaches. If you want to surf, Tamarin Bay is the best place to catch some waves. One of the most popular things to do is to take a trip on horseback either on the Mauritius Horse Trails or with Centre Equestre De Riambel along the beaches. The most popular time to visit Port Louis, Mauritius, is during the winter months. However, if you're willing to spend time in some warm, coastal rain, the summer months are the cheapest. You can find some incredible deals on flights, hotels, and activities in Port Louis with ebookers, especially during the summer months.
Airports in Shannon , IE
Shannon Airport (SNN)
Distance from City Center: 6.8 kilometers