Flying from Heraklion
Heraklion International Airport Information
Heraklion International Airport (HER), also known as Nikos Kazantzakis, is the second busiest airport in Greece, serving about 5.5 million passengers annually. The airport is named after the Greek philosopher and writer of the same name who was born in the city. The passenger terminal offers a variety of facilities including a duty-free store, a bank, currency exchange services, information desk, medical facility, and car and bike rental offices.
To manage passenger crowds during the summer months, a new airport at Kastelli Pediados is currently under construction. The new facility is expected to be completed in 2015, at which time operations at Heraklion International Airport will cease.
Getting to the Airport in Heraklion
From the city center, it takes about 7 minutes to travel by taxi to Heraklion International Airport. Visitors can save money by taking a bus instead, which is comparatively less expensive. From bus station A in Heraklion, visitors can travel by bus to Heraklion Airport, with a journey time of about 20 minutes.
Arriving in Ibiza
Famous for its beaches and pine forests, Ibiza and Formentera are known as the Islas Pitiusas (Islands of Pine Trees) in Greek. The resort areas can be quite crowded, but you can still find your own peaceful forest trails coves.
First Time in Ibiza
After you’ve soaked up some sun on the island’s beaches, discover the lush interior of the island, which is home to quaint, picturesque towns, as well as some stunning olive, almond and fig groves.
The numerous flight deals to Ibiza have made this island a popular wedding destination, with many couples booking tickets to Ibiza for their wedding and/or honeymoon. Go parasailing hand in hand, or visit Ibiza’s famous Hippie Market.
Making the Most of Your Ibiza Holiday
If you’re hoping to avoid the crowds, the best time to travel to Ibiza is mid April-early June. The spring season is the perfect time to find cheap hotels in Ibiza, and you might even catch the exciting International Music Summit in May. If you are keen to experience the island’s nightlife, however, it would be better to book your flights to Ibiza between mid June and early October. Enjoy attractive pricing, free beverages and convenient check-in with airberlin