Arriving in Colombo

Schedule your flights to Colombo with Etihad Airways and take a trip to a varied, multicultural city with an interesting history of different sovereign nations until Sri Lanka’s independence made it the financial centre of a new nation and it took on a personality of its own.

Plan Your Colombo Holiday

Travel to Colombo during the peak season of December to March if you want to be there for the best weather. It will be hot, but the lack of rain and humidity should make it pleasantly so rather than uncomfortable, and you should book your tickets to Colombo well in advance as this is the most popular time to visit the city. This is the best time for walking around the city and visiting museums and unique combinations of architecture from around the world. The fabulous elephant shows are also worth seeing.

Those looking for cheap hotels in Colombo may wish to consider a wetter holiday during the monsoon season when the city has far fewer local and international travellers. Whenever you are planning to travel be sure to check the popular Etihad Deals section for the best flight deals to Colombo all year round.

Flying from Kuwait

Book your flights from Kuwait to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways. With Etihad you enjoy superior service and exceptional aircraft.

Major Airports in Kuwait

The only civilian airport in Kuwait is the Kuwait International Airport (KWI). It is situated 9.6 miles south of Kuwait City in Farwaniyah. Part of the airport is home to the Kuwait Air Force and the Kuwait Air Force Museum so if you find you are early to catch your flight be sure to visit the museum. The airport welcomes almost seven million visitors a year and a new terminal is currently under construction, planned to be open in 2016, to increase the airport’s capacity. The airport houses its own mall designed to resemble a wide body aircraft. The mall houses several high end shops and numerous places to eat.

Airport Transportation in Kuwait

There is no train to Kuwait International Airport. There is a bus to Kuwait International Airport which runs every 30 minutes from 5:30 am to 9:00 pm. It can be boarded at the city centre. You could also take a taxi to Kuwait International Airport if you need the extra storage space or want to cut down your travel time.

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Interested in Colombo? Consider Auckland

Book your flights to Auckland with Etihad Airways and get set to enjoy a stunning natural landscape featuring volcanic sand beaches, mountains and massive canyons.

Plan Your Auckland Holiday

The diversity of Auckland’s topography makes the area an ideal location for the adventurous at heart. The region boasts 48 volcanic cones some of which are easily accessible to hikers and provide spectacular vista of the surrounding countryside and meandering coastline. Auckland also boasts its own rainforest and towering mountainous areas. You can explore the many different landscapes in a number of different ways including by kayak or waka, by hovercraft, by air or on foot allowing everyday to be a new and exciting adventure.

The busiest time of year to visit Auckland is between November and March. It is strongly recommended that you book your tickets to Auckland well in advance if travelling in the peak season. Cheap hotels in Auckland are also hard to find at this time of year and it is suggested that you consider travelling here between May and September. The weather is still very pleasant and the crowds are smaller. Flight deals to Auckland are available throughout the year with Etihad’s Deals section.

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