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 Oman

Book your flights from Oman with Etihad Airways to hundreds of destinations spanning the globe and be pampered by Etihad Airways’ exceptional staff and world-class aircraft.

Major Airports in Oman

Muscat International Airport (MCT), also called Seeb International Airport, is the largest airport in Oman. It is situated 32 km from Muscat city centre and welcomes eight million visitors a year. It offers a wide array of eating establishments from quick and easy to a full service restaurant. The airport features a great selection of high-end shops. It also offers free Wi-Fi to passengers and a currency exchange. Another airport in Oman is Salalah Airport (SLL), which is much smaller and serves the resort area of Oman.

Airport Transportation in Oman

The transportation infrastructure in Oman is quite good and is expected to improve further with a proposed rail link, which would enable passengers to take a train to Muscat International Airport. There are also several bus lines so taking a bus to Muscat International Airport is relatively easy. As always, if you require more room and do not mind paying a little extra you can always take a private taxi to Muscat International Airport.

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Interested in Colombo? Consider Christchurch

Book your flights to Christchurch with Etihad Airways and take the stress out of air travel. Use your time in the air to rest, conserving your energy to embrace all that Christchurch has to offer.

Plan Your Christchurch Holiday

Travel to Christchurch and see how spectacular landscapes and temperate weather combine to make this city a nature-lover’s paradise. Nearly any outdoor activity you can think of is available; from sky diving to white-water rafting, paragliding to jet-boating, mountain biking, hot-air ballooning, fishing, golfing, cycling and rock climbing. The sheer number of attractions ensures you will barely have time to catch your breath. Fortunately Christchurch offers plenty of amenities for relaxation as well, including the Christchurch Botanic Gardens and three expansive beaches.

With numerous local festivals and celebrations taking place throughout the year, there’s never a bad time to visit the city. The best time to book your tickets to Christchurch is during the mild summer months between November and March. Bargain hunters looking for cheap hotels in Christchurch may want to adjust their vacation to align with the off-peak winter months. Remember to check the Deals section of our website for the best flight deals to Christchurch.

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