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 Zimbabwe

Book your flights from Zimbabwe with Etihad Airways and prepare to explore any of the hundreds of international destinations that this world class airline flies to.

Major Airports in Zimbabwe

Harare International Airport (HRE) is the largest airport in Zimbabwe. It is located 15 kilometres south of Harare city centre. The Terminal features Wi-Fi, banking facilities, and a post office. It also provides medical services and has a pharmacy. There are several small shops and cafes within the airport as well as a duty free store. The airport also has visitor information services as well as taxi stands for travel to surrounding areas. You can exchange money at the airport.

Airport Transportation in Zimbabwe

The transportation infrastructure in Zimbabwe is in a constant state of flux. Currently there is not public bus to Harare International Airport, but you should check with the main bus station in Harare before your trip just in case. There is also currently no train to Harare International Airport. The most popular and convenient way to arrive at the airport from Harare is to take a taxi to Harare International Airport. They are available throughout the city and the trip takes 30 minutes.

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Interested in Colombo? Consider Albury

Book your flights to Albury with Etihad Airways, leave your stress behind, and get ready to arrive at a natural paradise. The magnificence of the mountains and the calmness of the lakes create a beauty that really has to be seen to be appreciated.

Plan Your Albury Holiday

Travel to Albury and get closer to nature by visiting the Murray River and the Great Dividing Range that are exquisite to view. Apart from the golf course and the beautiful Botanical Gardens, Albury has a vast wilderness just waiting for you to explore it. You can climb up steep mountain trails, rent a bike and pedal over almost 40km of scenic roads, have a blast rafting down the river or simply watch hundreds of species of birds that live in the forests.

If you book tickets to Albury in December you can participate in the longest canoeing competition in the world, which runs 404km between Canton and Swan Hill. As this event attracts more than 6,000 participants annually, you should make your reservations early to find cheap hotels in Albury. With Etihad Airways you can find great flight deals to Albury using the Deals section of our website.

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