Arriving in Shanghai

Book your flights to Shanghai with Etihad Airways and get ready to discover a bustling modern city of contrast, culture and commerce.

Plan Your Shanghai Holiday

There are numerous reasons to travel to Shanghai. The diversity of choice covers theatre, shopping, sightseeing and cultural pursuits; Shanghai wants you to discover what it has to show. A heady mix of towering skyscrapers, an iconic harbour, and an energetic fusion of east and west, longstanding, and contemporary with a dash of modernity, is Shanghai.

The peak seasons in Shanghai cover April to May and September to October. The city can get very crowded, especially for the main attractions. We advise that you reserve your tickets to Shanghai several months in advance for either of these two periods. During the off-peak season temperatures can reach 35 degrees Celsius and the humidity can sometimes become a little over-powering. In the winter temperatures rarely exceed 10 degrees. Not surprisingly, these are the best times to find cheap hotels in Shanghai. The city is also significantly less crowded with no loss of spark or allure. Visit our Deals section to find the best flight deals to Shanghai for whenever you choose to travel.

Flying from Ireland

Book your flights from Ireland to hundreds of worldwide destinations with Etihad Airways and experience exceptional comfort and luxury aboard our brand new aircrafts, each equipped with cutting edge in-flight entertainment systems.

Major Airports in Ireland

Ireland features four international airports and seven regional airports, though the relatively modest size of the Isle limits the need for domestic air travel. Of Ireland’s approximately 4.5 million inhabitants, roughly a third live within the city of Dublin and the surrounding areas, so it comes as no surprise that Dublin Airport (DUB) is the primary airport for international and domestic air travel. Opened in 1940, Dublin Airport’s two terminals service in excess of 19 million passengers each year.

Airport Transportation in Ireland

Dublin Airport is located just 10 kilometres from Dublin city centre, and is serviced by over 1,000 buses and coaches each day. Travellers can take the bus to Dublin Airport and into the city for a modest ticket price. The trip takes approximately half an hour, depending on traffic. A taxi to Dublin Airport is also available, though at greater cost with no real change in travel time. At the present time, there are no direct trains to Dublin Airport.

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Interested in Shanghai? Consider Venice

Book your flights to Venice with Etihad Airways and come to the city where the Renaissance was born and its legacy is here for you to enjoy.

Plan Your Venice Holiday

There are many reasons to travel to Venice; we advise that you check the festival diary before you travel. Every odd numbered year Venice holds the internationally recognized Venice Biennale, from June to November, and Venice will fill up for this festival. A second key festival, in the third week of July, is the Festa Del Redentore, which involves bridge building, a gondola regatta, and fireworks.

In terms of climate the best visiting time is late spring and early summer when the weather is pleasantly balmy. However, at this time Venice is very crowded, especially on National Day, 1st May. During the spring festival of Carnevale the city positively throngs with masked revellers. We advise that you reserve your tickets to Venice well in advance at these times. The summer months can be stiflingly hot and humid. To find cheap hotels in Venice travel during the autumn and winter period from October to January. Don’t forget to visit our Deals section to find flight deals to Venice throughout the year.

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