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 Amman is increasing all the time, and you can find the best deals on flights, accommodation and vehicle hire at ebookers.com.
Flying into Amman
The Queen Alia International Airport is the largest airport in Jordan. It's located in the Zizya area, approximately twenty miles south of Amman. The airport is the main hub for Royal Jordanian Airlines and a major hub for Jordan Aviation. Several other airlines offer flights to Amman, including Air France, British Airways, Emirates, and FlyDubai. When you're ready to book your flight, visit the ebookers website to find deals on airline tickets and holiday packages.
Transportation from the Airport
You can get from the airport to your destination by bus, taxicab, or rental car. The bus ride from the airport into the centre of Amman takes forty-five minute to an hour and costs 3JOD. Taxicabs are parked outside of both passenger terminals. A cab ride from the airport into Amman costs about 20JOD. If you'd rather drive yourself around during your stay in Amman, you can use the ebookers website to reserve a rental car.
Weather in Amman
Amman is prone to hot, dry summers and cool, wet winters. The winter season begins in late November or early December and lasts through April. During these times, you can expect the average temperature to be around 10°C, and it also snows a few times each year. During the summer months, the average temperature ranges from 16°C to 32°C.
Highlights and Attractions
A visit to Amman isn't complete without taking a day tour to the lowest spot on Earth. While you're there, you can soak in mud and salt from the Dead Sea. At the Royal Automobile Museum, you'll find a collection of vehicles owned by the late King Hussein. If you're a history buff, you should visit The Citadel, the Roman Amphitheatre, the National Archaeological Museum, and Qasr al-Kharrana while you're staying in Amman.
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