Leave Birmingham behind
Birmingham Airport is one of the biggest in the UK. It is easy to access and close to the bustling city centre, which can provide lots to see and do. The great value flights Birmingham Airport offers to are available to travellers from all parts of the country, as the airport is located close to a hub of the motorway network.
Car parking is plentiful for flights from Birmingham, with three large long stay areas and a drop off zone. Make sure you book online to save money. Advance bookings start at £3.99 per day. If you would rather not worry about parking, it may work out cheaper to get the train to Birmingham International and hop on the brilliant Air Rail Link. This free train service whisks passengers directly to the airport from the platform. The airport is also well served by long distance coaches from a variety of cities.
The modern terminal has everything the business traveller needs, with Wi-Fi hotspots and facilities such as photocopying and meeting rooms available. If you are feeling peckish, you can sit down for a bite to eat at one of several restaurants including Frankie & Benny's and The Meriden. Picking up some last minute shopping before boarding will also save you some money, thanks to the duty free shopping facilities that are available. The number of flights from Birmingham to Memphis is increasing all the time, and you can find the best deals on flights, accommodation and vehicle hire at ebookers.com.
Memphis International Airport
Instead of spending a fortune on flight tickets to Memphis, you can trim your cost by planning your trip with a travel service like ebookers. The city of Memphis is served by Memphis International Airport, which is situated seven miles south-east of the city's business district and eleven miles from downtown Memphis. With annual passenger traffic of over ten million, Memphis International Airport is one of the busiest in the country. Some of the airlines that operate at the airport include Delta, American Airlines, and US Airways. In 2011, Memphis International was named the most expensive US airport.
Transportation from Memphis International Airport
Once you leave the airport, you can choose from several ground transportation options. A popular option with visitors is to take a cab to various destinations. A cab ride to the city centre Memphis will cost roughly $20. The airport is also connected to the local area by the city's public bus service, which is located next to the lower outer drive close to Terminal C. In addition to these, car rental and limo companies are located within the airport. You can cut down on your expenses by making prior rental arrangements with ebookers.
Weather in Memphis
The city of Memphis has a sub-tropical climate characterized by hot and humid weather during summer and mild to chilly weather during winter. Temperatures are at their lowest between the months of November and February, with average temperatures ranging from 4.3°C to 6.8°C. July marks the warmest month with an average high of 33°C.
Things to Do in Memphis
Memphis offers a lot of attractive sights and landmarks. Fans of Elvis will love a visit to the Sun Studio, where Elvis recorded his first song, and Graceland, where the artist resided. Families can enjoy a ride on the Main Street Trolley or a visit to the Memphis Zoo. Other attractive places to visit include AutoZone Park, Orpheum Theater, and Shelby's Farm Park.
DoubleTree by Hilton Memphis Downtown185 Union Ave, Memphis 3.5 out of 5.0
Located in the heart of downtown Memphis, this 8-story Doubletree hotel is 1 block from Beale Street, 2 blocks from the FedEx Forum, and 4 miles from Memphis ...
Madison Hotel79 Madison Avenue, Memphis 4.0 out of 5.0
Artful urban hotel in downtown Memphis, 1 mile from Beale Street, FedEx Forum, Orpheum Theater, Sun Studio, and the National Civil Rights Museum. Graceland is ...
The Westin Memphis Beale Street170 Lt Geo W Lee Ave, Memphis 4.0 out of 5.0
This Westin is in downtown Memphis, across from FedEx Forum and the Gibson Guitar Factory; legendary Beale Street, with its blues and rock clubs, restaurants, ...
Crowne Plaza Memphis East2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Memphis 3.5 out of 5.0
Situated in the business district, this hotel is 3 mi (4.8 km) from Dixon Gallery and Gardens and 3 mi (4.8 km) from Theatre Memphis. University of Memphis and ...
La Quinta Inn & Suites Memphis Airport/Graceland Area2979 Millbranch Road, Memphis 2.5 out of 5.0
Situated near the airport, this hotel is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Graceland and within 6 mi (10 km) of Stax Museum of American Soul Music and Full Gospel Tabernacle ...
Vista Inn & Suites -Downtown- Memphis265 Union Avenue, Memphis 2.0 out of 5.0
Located in Downtown Memphis, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of AutoZone Park, Orpheum Theatre, and Fire Museum of Memphis. Sun Studio and Stax Museum ...
Springhill Suites By Marriott Memphis Downtown85 West Court Avenue, Memphis 3.0 out of 5.0
This all-suite Memphis hotel is within one-half mile of the Mississippi River Museum at Mud Island, AutoZone Park, Magevney House, and the attractions of Beale ...
Hilton Memphis939 Ridge Lake Boulevard, Memphis 3.5 out of 5.0
Located in quiet, affluent East Memphis, the hotel is 20 minutes from major downtown attractions and a 15-minute drive to the airport.
The Peabody Memphis149 Union Ave, Memphis 4.5 out of 5.0
Built in 1925, the 464-room Peabody Memphis is located in the heart of "Blues City," within blocks of Beale Street, the Gibson Guitar Factory, and Sun ...
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