Flying out of Muscat
Muscat International Airport is located in Seeb, approximately sixteen miles from Muscat, the capital of the Sultanate of Oman. The airport has one terminal building, and it serves over five million passengers each year. Several airlines provide service to and from the airport, including Kuwait Airways, SriLankan Airlines, Swiss International Airlines, Air India, and Gulf Air. In addition, the airport serves as the main hub for Oman Air.
The airport has numerous long-term parking options available for passengers who need to leave their vehicles at the airport while they travel. You can park in the premium shaded parking area for R.O. 10 or either the No. 3 or No. 1 parking area for R.O. 2.
Transportation to the Airport
Public transportation isn't available at Muscat International Airport. However, you can take a taxicab. Depending on the length of your trip, cab fare from Muscat to the airport costs between R.O. 6 and R.O. 20.
Dining at the Airport
You'll find a variety of food to eat at Muscat International Airport. You can enjoy a relaxing cup of coffee and a muffin at Coffee & More, fresh-made subs at Subway, burgers, fries, and ice cream at DQ Grill & Chill, and traditional and modern Lebanese cuisine at Automatic. If you're looking for your favourite curry dish, visit the Curry Kitchen or Idli.com. The Irish House is a great place to relax and enjoy a meal. The full-service restaurant serves a selection of continental food and alcoholic beverages. If you're in a hurry but still want to grab a cup of coffee or a quick snack before your flight leaves Muscat, stop by Costa Coffee.
Your Flight to Tunis, Tunisia
When you land at Tunis-Carthage International Airport, you will be about four miles from Tunis and just south of Carthage, a historically significant ancient Roman ruin. About thirty airlines fly to the airport, which is the operational base of Nouvelair Tunisia, Tunisair, Tunisavia, and Sevenair. Visit ebookers to compare flights to Tunis and find the best airfare.
Transportation from Tunis Airport
If you want to rent a car, you can obtain a good deal by booking in advance through ebookers. A metered taxi to the city centre should cost about TND 5, with an additional sum for baggage and a 50 percent surcharge after 9 p.m. Two bus services operate at the airport: the SNT bus runs every half hour and costs less than TND 1, while the more comfortable TUT bus runs every fifteen minutes at a higher cost.
Typical Weather in Tunis
Tunis has a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild winters. Average temperatures range from 21°C to 30°C in summer and 8°C to 19°C in winter. When packing for a summer trip to Tunis, choose light clothes, sandals, and a hat. If your trip is in the winter, you won't need heavy winter clothes. Just pack clothing suitable for a mild summer—jackets, sweaters, and both long- and short-sleeved clothing.
Main Attractions in Tunis
Make sure to visit the World Heritage site at Carthage, where you can explore the amphitheatre, Antonin Baths, and Roman village. For beautiful collections of intricate Roman mosaics, visit the Bardo Museum. Don't miss a stroll through the local market, which is packed with carpets, Tunisian pottery, Berber jewellery, and Arabian perfumes. Hotels provide enjoyable nightlife, some including casinos, you should be able to find restaurants that have live music with belly dancers. When planning your trip to Tunis, use ebookers to find low airfares, hotel packages, car rentals, and more.
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