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 Kazakhstan

You can book flights from Kazakhstan to many locations around the world with Etihad Airways. Take advantage of the comfortable seats and enjoy the flight to your final destination.

Major Airports in Kazakhstan

Near Almaty, flights are available from Almaty International Airport (ALA). The airport was originally built in 1935, for all small civil and military flying ships. Today the airport is referred to as Alma-Ata Airport. It has one passenger terminal, which was completed in 2004.

You can take an international flight from Aktau Airport (SCO) in Aktau. The airport is now referred to as Shevchenko-Central and has one terminal which was reconstructed in 2009.

Airport Transportation in Kazakhstan

The best method of transportation is to take a taxi to Almaty Airport, which is about 15 km from Almaty city. At present there is no train to Almaty Airport available.

Travellers have the option to take a taxi, limo, train or bus to Shevchenko-Central Airport. The airport is 23km north of the city centre.

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Interested in Colombo? Consider Port Macquarie

Book your flights to Port Macquarie with Etihad Airways and prepare to appreciate a destination that boasts some of the best coastline that Australia has to offer.

Plan Your Port Macquarie Holiday

The primary reason to travel to Port Macquarie is the outstanding natural beauty and opportunities for outdoor pursuits. In addition, this vibrant and unique town with its varied shopping, dining, entertainment and tourist options offers something for everyone. This is a true family-orientated destination, but all travellers are welcome to explore and appreciate the full and dynamic range of activities that this thriving port offers.

The peak season in Port Macquarie runs from the end of October until the end of April. The climate is subtropical and perfect for enjoying the 18 beaches the port has to offer. We recommend that you reserve your tickets to Port Macquarie in advance if you wish to travel during the summer months. During peak time the population effectively doubles as tourists come for the beach facilities. To find cheap hotels in Port Macquarie and avoid the crowds, it is advised that you travel outside of these months. Visit our Deals section to select flight deals to Port Macquarie all year round.

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