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Flight from Kelowna to Colombo
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Top tips for finding cheap flights to Colombo
Book at least 3 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be January, November and December. The cheapest month to fly from Canada is May.
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Flights to Colombo arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport, which is located 32 kilometers north of Colombo. Colombo is the capital of Sri Lanka, which is famous for its Ceylon tea, spices and surf beaches.
Daily flights to Colombo from Canada can be booked through a number of airlines. These include Qatar Airways, Emirates, SWISS, Cathay Pacific and Air Canada.
Passengers can spend time browsing through the shops at Colombo airport while you wait for your flight. Select from a wide range of accessories, jewelry, ayurvedic products, batiks and souvenirs.
If you want a quick snack on arrival or before you depart, the airport has a few options to keep travelers satisfied. Enjoy a sandwich and a coffee from one of the cafés or have a meal at a fast-food outlet. Passengers will also find a wide range of in-flight snacks available for purchase.
Wi-Fi is available in some areas of Colombo airport to help travelers stay connected on their holiday. Charging stations can also be found throughout the terminals to ensure all your devices are topped up. There are a number of mobile communication counters within the airport if you need to purchase a local SIM card.
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The airport taxi service has counters in the Arrivals lobby where fixed-rate taxis can be booked according to where you are travelling. All taxis are air-conditioned. There are also express public buses to Colombo central bus station, which offers connections to other parts of Sri Lanka. The travel time by bus is about 25 minutes.
If you would like a private room to get some sleep or freshen up after your flight, the Serenediva Transit Hotel is conveniently located on the 2nd level of the airport. Amenities include Wi-Fi, satellite TV and room service. The hotel is located close to duty-free shops and airport cafés.
The duty-free shops in the arrivals and departure terminals offer a wide selection of electronic goods, appliances, perfumes and alcohol. If you’re looking for a last-minute souvenir from your holiday, select from locally-made products including handmade crafts, spices and tea.
Escape the crowds and relax in an exclusive lounge before you fly. There are a number of airline lounges at Bandaranaike International Airport if you are flying business class or are a lounge member. For passengers flying economy, single-use passes can be purchased at the Silk Route Lounge and Executive Lounge. Amenities range from basic to deluxe, but usually include refreshments and drinks, Wi-Fi, TV, magazines and a comfortable waiting area.
Once you disembark, proceed to the immigration counter and present your passport along with your landing card. Once your passport is stamped, head through the duty-free shopping area to the baggage claim to pick up your luggage. Take your bags through the customs inspection area. Exit through Arrivals, where you will find currency exchange and taxi counters.
There are 28 km between Colombo downtown and Colombo.
The cheapest month for flights to Colombo is May. On the other hand, the most expensive months are January and November.
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