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 Rwanda

Book your flights from Rwanda to literally hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways. Enjoy the exemplary service and luxurious amenities that you have come to expect from Etihad Airways.

Major Airports in Rwanda

Rwanda is a small country and really only has one major international airport. Kigali International Airport (KGL) is situated 8 miles outside of the nation’s capital city. It has three terminals and offers free Wi-Fi in the waiting areas. Partially due to the fact that the country is gaining in popularity, the government is planning to build a new airport close to Kigali International Airport to accommodate more visitors. The Bugesara International Airport is expected to be completed by 2016.

Airport Transportation in Rwanda

Taking a train to Kigali International Airport is not presently an option. Rwanda is a country that is increasing its infrastructure rapidly and may offer some type of rail service in the future. Currently, taking a taxi to Kigali International Airport is the best way to get there. If you are feeling adventurous you could always hire a motorcycle taxi instead. There is no direct bus to Kigali International Airport.

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Interested in Colombo? Consider Canberra

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Plan Your Canberra Holiday

There is a host of reasons to travel to Canberra, especially for those visitors interested in the city’s history and modern architecture. Take a trip to the Canberra Museum and Gallery with its wide array of historical and visual arts, and learn about Australia’s political history at the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House. For those looking for more adventure you can view the city from above by taking a hot air balloon and see the natural landscape of the surrounding hills.

Canberra’s peak season is during the summer months of December to February when the lakesides will be busy with local holidaymakers. We recommend you reserve your tickets to Canberra well in advance if travelling at this time, particularly if planning to attend one of the myriad of festivals held in February. While this is the busiest time of year, Australia’s capital is more than welcoming throughout the entire year. For cheap hotels in Canberra, consider travelling off-peak season, when it is still warm and dry. Check our popular Deals section for flight deals to Canberra.

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