Flying from Hurghada
Hurghada Airport Information
Hurghada International Airport is served by one terminal. Terminal features include ATMs, currency exchange, a post office, a mosque, a children’s play area, as well as more than 40 stores and bazaars, where visitors can pick up duty-free items and souvenirs. The airport also offers baggage storage facilities, a baggage wrapping service, Internet, numerous cafes and bars, as well as a full-service restaurant. A new terminal is currently under construction, which draws architectural inspiration from Hurghada’s sea and desert landscapes.
Getting to the Airport in Hurghada
Visitors can take a taxi to Hurghada International Airport, which takes about 15 minutes from downtown, or 15-30 minutes from the coastal hotels. Keep in mind that it is always advisable to agree on a fare with the driver before you get into the vehicle. A more economical option is to take the bus to Hurghada International Airport, which runs regularly between the airport, the center of Hurghada, and the resort area.
Arriving in Barcelona
Charmingly eccentric and undeniably hip, Barcelona and its people defy convention. While its pleasant location along the temperate Costa Brava has inevitably drawn a great many international flights to Barcelona brimming with holiday visitors, Barcelona stubbornly retains its distinctive and intoxicating local flavor.
First Time in Barcelona
There is almost too much to do in Barcelona – it can be overwhelming. Tour the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona) for a look into some evocative Spanish art, or take a day and relax on Barceloneta Beach.
Food lovers will find local fusion cuisine in Eixample as well as the Barri Gòtic. Families should purchase tickets to Barcelona’s Parc d’Atraccions del Tibidabo, a funicular-accessible amusement park at the summit of the city’s mountain overlook.
Making the Most of Your Barcelona Holiday
The region’s year-round mild climate means any time is a good time to travel to Barcelona, though beach-loungers may prefer the warmer summer months. To save money, travelers can easily find cheap hotels in Barcelona’s Barri Gòtic, if they don’t mind the exuberance of evening revelers. Be sure to book your tickets as far in advance as possible to ensure the best flight deals to Barcelona. Avoid airport queues with the convenient Web Check-In service.