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 Egypt

You can travel to hundreds of destinations around the world when you book your flights from Egypt with Etihad Airways and take control of your flight details with the easy-to-use modify option.

Major Airports in Egypt

Start your trip from Egypt at Luxor Airport (LXR) in Luxor city, conveniently located near the popular tourist sites of the Valley of the Kings and the River Nile. The airport has a number of restaurants and a duty-free shop among other amenities.

Cairo Airport (CAI) operates from the city of Cairo where it handles more passengers than any other airport in Egypt. It is about 15 km from the business district of Cairo, providing easy access to tourists and business travellers alike.

Airport Transportation in Egypt

Although you will need to make sure the driver uses the meter when you take a taxi to Cairo Airport, it is probably your best and most comfortable option for transportation. It isn’t unusual for the bus to Cairo Airport to be crowded and the train service doesn’t run all the way to the airport.

There is no bus service or train to Luxor Airport, but a taxi service is available throughout Luxor.

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Interested in Colombo? Consider Gold Coast

It is now easier than ever to fly to the Gold Coast. All a person has to do is rely on Etihad Airways. From the time you book your flight until the pick up your bags, every step of the journey will be a pleasure.

Plan Your Holiday to the Gold Coast

Since the 1950s, the Gold Coast has been considered a favorite holiday playground for anyone who flies to Australia. The nation’s sixth biggest city is home to golden beaches, exciting theme parks, top of the line boutiques, deluxe spas, first-rate golf courses, award-winning restaurants, and colorful nightclubs. The Gold Coast is also home to a series of festivals every month. Visitors to the Gold Coast can feast their eyes on some of the most beautiful natural attractions on the planet by exploring a lush rainforest in a national park, or simply by whale-watching.

For those looking to have a little fun, you can enjoy some miniature golf, as well as a few wax museums once you fly to the Gold Coast. Visitors can also hop on an aqua-bus and go on a vivid tour of the city’s river and canals. In other words, you don’t even have to leave the city to get a taste of the Australian Outback. A tourist can also have a blast at any of the area’s theme parks, such as Dreamworld, Sea World, Movie World and Wet'n'Wild.

Any time of the year is ideal for booking flights to the Gold Coast. After all, tourism is the Number One industry in the region. In fact, there are more than 60 kilometers of sandy beach, 500 restaurants, 40 golf courses and five theme parks in the metropolis area. Just make sure that you book your flight to the Gold Coast in advance with Etihad Airways.

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Etihad Office in Egypt

Cairo, Egypt
City Stars
Star Capital 8, Ground Floor, Unit 3
Nasr City
+202 16918 (Short number)
caitkt@etihad.ae
9 am-4 pm (Sun-Thu)

Etihad Office in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Level 26, East Tower, World Trade Centre
Colombo 01
+94 11 4766500
cmbtkt@etihad.ae
8.30 am-5 pm (Mon-Fri), 9 am-1 pm (Sat & public holidays)