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 Belgium

Enjoy an amazing service from start to finish when you book your flights from Belgium with Etihad Airways.

Major Airports in Belgium

Just eight miles from the city centre of Brussels is Brussels Zaventem Airport (BRU). There are many services available at the airport including a pharmacy, a travel shop, a hairdressers, restaurants and various shops.

Passengers can also board their flight from Belgium at the Brussels South Charleroi Airport (CRL). The airport is located 3 miles from Charleroi and is only 30 miles from Brussels city centre, boasting plenty of bars, restaurants, book shops and access to Wi-Fi in certain zones.

Air Transportation in Belgium

You can get a train to Brussels Zaventem Airport, taking just 17 minutes from Brussels city centre. A taxi to Brussels Zaventem Airport is another option and licensed taxis can be identified by their blue and yellow emblem. You can take a bus to Brussels Zaventem Airport as there is a bus station located in the airport, which provides direct shuttles to and from the city centre. This trip takes about 45 minutes.

You can access Brussels South Charleroi Airport easily by bus, taxi or train, each taking about 20 minutes.

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Interested in Colombo? Consider Queenstown

Book your flights to Queenstown with Etihad Airways and prepare to enjoy a destination that provides breath-taking scenery and exciting outdoor sports in a truly cinematic landscape. Whatever your interests, Queenstown has an attraction to make your holiday experience unique and memorable.

Plan Your Queenstown Holiday

The list of reasons to travel to Queenstown is endless. Lovers of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit can see the location where the movie was filmed, while those who crave excitement can experience sky diving and skiing. In the warmer months, summer cruises and jet-ski excursions are attractive options. If you would prefer a more subdued holiday, there are many gorgeous hiking trails and some of the best scenic drives in the world.

Avid skiers should book tickets to Queenstown during the winter months; June to August. If you plan to visit Queenstown during this period, we recommend you book your tickets several months in advance. Cheap hotels in Queenstown are readily available during the off-peak months, when thinner tourist crowds allow for a much more peaceful holiday. Remember to take a look at what’s on offer in our Deals section to find the best flight deals to Queenstown.

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