Flying from Glasgow Airport
Glasgow airport is located to the west of the city and is easily reached by car via the M74 or M80 motorways. Passengers booked on flights from Glasgow will find a number of car parks, and there are discounts offered for booking in advance. The airport is also easy to reach by public transport.
The First 500 Glasgow shuttle runs every ten minutes throughout the day and night, and takes approximately 25 minutes from the city centre. There are also buses that operate routes across the city, making the airport easy to reach from most areas. The nearest train station is Paisley Gilmour Street, which lies just one mile away. From there, bus route 66 runs directly to the terminals. There are also taxis outside the inbound and outbound terminals, all of which have to be fully licensed in order to be allowed to pick up passengers from the many flights Glasgow offers.
The airport features a variety of shopping options, from last minute travel accessories to gifts and jewellery. Passengers can also enjoy a wide range of food outlets, including coffee and snack bars and sit-down restaurants. The Skylounge offers passengers the opportunity to relax in peace and quiet and also provides business facilities, should they be required. For passengers with early flights, there are a number of hotels to choose from. These are both at and close to the airport, making the journey as convenient as possible.
The best way to book flights from Greater Glasgow to San Antonio is to utilise the variety of tools at ebookers.ie., where great deals on accommodation and car rental can also be found.
Visiting San Antonio
If you book a flight through ebookers to San Antonio, Texas, your flight will land at San Antonio International Airport, which is located nine miles north of the city centre. The airport is located at 9800 Airport Boulevard, and it hosts ten different major airlines, including Alaska Airlines, Delta, South-west, US Airways, American, and United.
How to Get Around the City
If you choose to take public transportation from the airport, you can catch the Via Metropolitan Transit bus route five, which will take you straight to the city centre San Antonio. The trip takes around thirty minutes, and it only costs $1.10. You can also buy a $4 day pass that is good for unlimited rides all day, but you have to buy it online in advance. There are also numerous taxi companies available to take you wherever you want to go. Average fare is $2.25 a mile, so it will cost around $12 to get to an airport hotel and about $27 to get downtown. There are also courtesy shuttles to many of the hotels that you can book through ebookers.
Weather Highs and Lows
May through September is one of the warmest periods in San Antonio, with August being the hottest month. The temperature usually stays above 18 degrees Celsius and can reach up into the high thirties. Even during the winter months, the temperature hardly ever drops below 5 degrees Celsius. It would be a good idea to bring a jacket no matter what time of the year you visit. Though San Antonio does not get much precipitation, it does rain a little each month, with May, June, and October typically being the wettest months.
Fun Things to See
One of the most beautiful parts of San Antonio is the collection of historic missions scattered around the area. If you want to visit just one area, visit the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, where you can see four of these gorgeous buildings. For more sightseeing, make sure to do the River Walk, which is a three-mile walk past a number of fun attractions. If you don't feel like walking, hop on a boat tour for a small price. Art enthusiasts should visit the San Antonio Museum of Art and the McNay Art Museum. Peak travel season in San Antonio is March through May. The warm temperatures and occasional festivals bring out the travellers. For a less expensive trip, visit during January, February, August, or September. The weather is not quite as ideal, but ebookers can find you the best deals on all your travel needs, especially during these months.
Red Roof PLUS+ San Antonio Downtown - Riverwalk1011 E Houston St, San Antonio 2.5 out of 5.0
Red Roof PLUS+ San Antonio Downtown - Riverwalk is a 15-minute walk from both the Alamodome and the eastern end of the San Antonio River Walk, which is lined ...
Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk111 E Pecan St, San Antonio 3.5 out of 5.0
Located in Downtown - Riverwalk, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Artpace and River Walk. Alamo and Rivercenter Mall are also within 1 mi (2 km).
Grand Hyatt San Antonio600 E Market St, San Antonio 4.0 out of 5.0
Grand Hyatt San Antonio is just off IH-37, on the San Antonio Riverwalk, adjacent to the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. Rivercenter Mall is 1 block from ...
Riverwalk Plaza100 Villita Street, San Antonio 3.5 out of 5.0
This 6-story hotel is located in the historic district, an approximate 1-block walk to the River Walk, and 4 blocks from the Alamo, Rivercenter Mall, and San ...
Hotel Valencia Riverwalk150 E Houston St, San Antonio 4.0 out of 5.0
This 12-story hotel occupies a spot in the Riverwalk's historic district and is located along the San Antonio Riverwalk. The Alamo, El Mercado, and Majestic ...
Menger Hotel204 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio 3.5 out of 5.0
Built in 1859, the five-story Menger Hotel is next to the Alamo and just one block from the Children's Museum and the shops at the Riverwalk; the arts community ...
Omni La Mansion del Rio112 College St, San Antonio 4.0 out of 5.0
Built on the banks of the Riverwalk, this seven-story, grand-hacienda-style hotel is 3 blocks from the Alamo, 7 blocks from the convention center, and 8 from ...
Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk123 Losoya St, San Antonio 4.0 out of 5.0
Located on the Riverwalk, this 16-story hotel is 1 block away from the Alamo and Rivercenter Mall, 2 blocks from the convention center, and 10 blocks from the ...
Hotel Contessa - Luxury Suites on the Riverwalk306 W Market Street, San Antonio 4.0 out of 5.0
This 14-story, Mediterranean-inspired hotel is on the Riverwalk, two blocks from the convention center, La Villita Historic Arts Village, and the Rivercenter ...
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