Travel to Miami
Before you pack your sunscreen and head to the Sunshine State, let ebookers help you find low-cost flights to Miami. Located along Florida's Atlantic coast, Miami is a city with a vibrant nightlife, miles of sandy beaches with turquoise water and the distinct rhythm of Cuban culture. Whether you want to spend a relaxing day at the beach or party like a rock star in South Beach, Miami has something to offer everyone.
Miami International Airport
Miami International Airport is located 8 miles from downtown Miami. It's the primary airport in South Florida and the largest gateway between the United States and Latin America. Several airlines offer flights in and out of Miami, including Air France, American Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways.
Transportation from the Airport
When you arrive at Miami International Airport, you'll find numerous options for ground transportation. Taxicabs are available on the ground level of the airport, outside of the baggage claim area. Cab fare to downtown Miami costs $15, and to South Beach, it costs $20. Alternatively, you can take the Orange Line train or the public bus into Miami for $2. The airport Flyer express bus offers direct service to Miami Beach and downtown Miami for $2.35. If you want your own transportation, you can reserve a rental car using the ebookers website. Several car rental companies are located in the airport's rental car centre, including Alamo, Budget, Dollar and Enterprise. The MIA Mover train transports passengers between the terminals and the rental car centre.
Weather in Miami
Miami has a tropical monsoon climate. It's warm in the winter, with average temperatures in January hovering around 19Â°C. The winter months often have high temperatures between 21Â°C and 25Â°C. The wet season begins in mid-May and ends in mid-October. During this time, Miami is hot and humid, with average temperatures that range from 29Â°C to 35Â°C. The afternoon heat is typically broken up by a thunderstorm, but it's rare for rain to last all day. If you want to avoid the rain altogether, head to Miami in April or late October when the skies are sunny and the water is still warm enough for a swim.
Highlights and Attractions
You haven't experienced Miami without spending the day at the beach and a night in South Beach. However, people who venture beyond the sun bathing and club hopping will find a glitzy city that has a lot to offer. Take an afternoon stroll through to admire the 1920s architecture. If you enjoy shopping, you'll plenty of designer boutiques at the Bayside Marketplace, or you pick up a hand-stitched guayabera shirt in Little Havana. Foodies can enjoy the unique Miami cuisine-spicy Caribbean, traditional Cuban and seafood thrown together to create mouthwatering meals. Travellers shouldn't leave Miami without trying a sloppy taco, one of the city's signature dishes. Other local attractions include Jungle Island, the Holocaust Memorial, the Miami Children's Museum and the Miami Metrozoo.
Planning a Trip to Miami
The breathtaking beaches, night clubs, an abundance of attractions, delicious food and year-round warm weather make Miami one of Florida's top tourist destinations. When you're ready to plan your trip, visit ebookers to find flights to Miami and sales on holiday packages.
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