When you leave New Orleans on a flight booked through ebookers, you will likely leave from the Louis Armstrong International Airport. Only eleven miles from the Central Business District,, this airport is located at 900 Airlines Drive in Kenner. Airlines flying out of this airport include AirTran, Southwest Airlines, USAirways, American Airlines, Frontier, jetBlue, United, Delta, Air Canada, and United Airlines.
The simplest parking at this airport is short term garage parking, which costs $2 for the first hour and an additional $2 for each half hour afterward until the maximum $17 daily limit is reached. The long-term parking garage charges the same rates, but with a maximum charge of $13 daily.
Getting to this airport is neither costly nor complicated. From the CBD near the French Quarter, a taxi can take you to the airport for a $33 flat rate or $14 per passenger for three or more people. Shuttle service from the same area is $20 per person, with a three-bag limit. Both transportation methods will take you about twenty-five minutes to get to the airport, depending on traffic. You can also use public transit for $2. The Airport-Downtown Express bus takes about thirty-five minutes to get from the CBD to the airport.
Get a taste of New Orleans at Café Beignet, where they serve the traditional deep-fried, sugar-powdered treats, or at the Praline Connection, where you can get good pralines and soul food. The airport also has several good concourse bars available. Only a twelve-minute drive from the airport, Crabby Jack’s is a local treasure, serving what many describe as the best Po’ Boys in the city. No matter what your tastes, you're sure to find something just right to eat before your flight.
Flights to New York land at three airports across the city, all of which are well served by the subway, buses, or the famous yellow taxis. Public transport links run across the city and on both sides of the river, making it simple for visitors to travel around.
Flights New York open up one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world to travellers, and a visit would not be complete without a shopping trip. Madison Avenue features many luxurious brands, while Macy's, Bloomingdale's and Barneys department stores are famous in their own right. The city has some well-known restaurants and a vibrant nightlife, with different areas boasting varied forms of entertainment. The Meatpacking District is now a fashionable centre for dining, with bars open until the early hours. Also, it would be unthinkable to take a flight New York bound without paying a visit to Broadway to see a world-famous show.
For visitors interested in culture, the Guggenheim is not only a spectacular gallery but also an iconic architectural landmark. Most of the galleries and museums in the city are located in Manhattan, either within walking distance of each other or easily accessed by a short subway ride. Visitors seeking a sporting experience will be spoilt for choice. The Jets and Giants play American football in the NFL; the New York Knicks play in basketball's NBA; the Yankees and the Mets play baseball in the city; and the Red Bulls play in the MLS soccer league.
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