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Cheap Flights to Madeira

Cheap Flights to Madeira

Madeira is a collection of four Portuguese islands off the coast of Africa. Measuring 497 square miles it counts less than 300,000 people. Madeira is known for its warm climate and its dry and sweet wine. With a volcanic origin, Madeira is rugged, with steep cliffs and pebbled beaches.

Best Time to Book a Flight to Madeira

Madeira sports a mild climate all year round. In summer, the typical temperature is 73 degrees, while in winter the average temperature is 61 degrees. January is the wettest month with a rainfall of 108 mm.

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Airlines that Fly to Madeira

As of yet, there are no direct flights to Madeira. Passengers headed for the island fly to Lisbon, Portugal first and from there catch a connecting flight. All major airlines fly to Lisbon, including Air Canada, American Airlines, British Airways, Lufthansa, KLM and several others. The flight takes about 8 hours, with an additional 1.45 hours to reach Madeira.

What to See and Do in Madeira

Madeira has several points of interest, landmarks, gardens, churches, cathedrals, outdoor activities, museums and historical sites. Other than the regular tourist attractions, be sure to look up the typical Santana houses. These triangular houses with thatched roofs look like they belong in a storybook.

What to Expect when Arriving at the Airport

Madeira's airport is not very big, so finding your way around should be no problem at all. Small as the building might be, it still houses eight restaurants, fifteen stores, and a duty-free shop. The airport can provide medical services if needed and offers assistance to passengers with limited mobility. Two banks see to your financial needs, while three travel and tourism agencies can advise you on sightseeing. They can also help you find a hotel, or you can book a hotel in advance with Skyscanner's hotel reservation page.

To get from the airport to Funchal, the capital of Madeira there are several options. You can take the airport shuttle bus or a regular bus, found about 300 feet outside the airport. Alternatively, you can take a taxi or arrange for private transportation with Skyscanner's car rental.

A vacation in Madeira can be as busy or restful as you want it to be. You can join a tour or go sightseeing on your own, go mountain climbing, lie on the beach or stay by the hotel pool. Madeira will pamper you with delicious food, unique wine, sunshine, and extraordinarily friendly people.

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