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 Burundi

Start planning your next holiday by reserving your flights from Burundi with Etihad Airways. With roomier seats, you can make yourself right at home and stretch out for the most comfortable ride possible.

Major Airports in Burundi

Bujumbura International Airport (BJM) is a major airport in Burundi, named after the capital city of Bujumbura. It is located about 10km away from Bujumbura’s City Centre. From here, travellers can take flights to destinations all around the world.

Gitega Airport (GID) is located in the city of Gitega, 67.16km from Bujumbura Airport in Central Burundi.

Airport Transportation in Burundi

A bus to Bujumbura Airport is the safest and fastest option. Numerous minibuses run the major routes around the country and leave the minibus station near the market area. You can flag them down on the side of the road.

There is also the option of getting a taxi to Bujumbura Airport from Bujumbura city centre for a reasonable price. You can also hire a rental car, but road conditions and concerns for safety make it advisable not to drive after 5pm. There is no train to Bujumbura Airport or Gitega Airport so taking a taxi to Gitega Airport is your best option.

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Interested in Colombo? Consider Bundaberg

Book your flights to Bundaberg with Etihad Airways and get ready to discover one of the most attractive areas of Australia. You can expect beautiful beaches, pristine natural islands, and the allure of one of the most beautiful seafloors in the world.

Plan Your Bundaberg Holiday

Travel to Bundaberg to enter a virtually unspoiled natural world which astonishes even the most seasoned of travellers. This city boasts some of the most beautiful beaches of Australia, but its real charm lies in being the southern gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, an underwater universe full of colour and life. Additionally, there is the Whitsunday Islands, a chain of 74 islands, covered in beautiful white sand and exclusive resorts where stress simply does not exist.

With Etihad Airways Deals section, you can find great flight deals to Bundaberg and discover this natural paradise. The best time to buy tickets to Bundaberg is from June to October. During these months it rains less but the heat is bearable, which is ideal for venturing out into the ecosystem of the Meadowvale Natural Park or the Baldwin Swamp Environmental Park. In addition, during this season it will be relatively easy to find cheap hotels in Bundaberg.

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