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 Zambia

Book your flights from Zambia to locations around the globe with Etihad Airways. Etihad consistently delivers quality service above and beyond our passengers’ expectations.

Major Airports in Zambia

Lusaka International Airport (LUN) has been recently renamed and is now known as Kenneth Kaunda International Airport. It is located roughly eight miles from Lusaka city centre. The airport houses a bank, a newsagent, a duty free shop, a pharmacy and a restaurant. Another major airport in Zambia is Livingstone Airport (LVI) which recently also had its name changed. It is now known as Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport and it is the closest airport to Victoria Falls.

Airport Transportation in Zambia

A taxi to Kenneth Kaunda International Airport is usually the safest and most reliable mode of transportation. It typically takes between 15 and 20 minutes to arrive at the departure terminal from Lusaka city centre. You can also catch a mini bus to Kenneth Kaunda International Airport or to Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport. There are no specific schedules, but the fare is cheap. There is also a bus which operates between the two airports. There is no train to Kenneth Kaunda International Airport or to Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport.

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Interested in Colombo? Consider Rockhampton

Book your flights to Rockhampton and prepare to discover the beauty of Australia’s vistas and culture from bull riding to art and music performances.

Plan Your Rockhampton Visit

There are numerous attractions and countless reasons to travel to Rockhampton. So whether you are a fan of exciting cattle ranches or the cultural history of the aboriginals and European settlers, you will have plenty to do. For fauna and flora enthusiasts there is the Rockhampton Zoo and the Botanic Gardens, which are worth a visit. Alternatively, you can head to the Archer Park Rail Museum for a taste of the city’s rail transport history. You can also learn about the Aboriginal heritage of the city at the Dreamtime Cultural Centre before enjoying the nightlife and music at one of the local restaurants.

There is plenty to do in Rockhampton all year round, but the best time to visit is in the months of April, May, and October when the weather is most pleasant. As this is peak season, booking your tickets to Rockhampton in advance is highly recommended. Travel during the off-season and you will find some great cheap hotels in Rockhampton. Look through our Deals section for flight deals to Rockhampton.

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