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Arriving at Miami

Many airlines offer cheap flights to Miami daily. International passengers arriving at the Miami International Airport must present documents to enter the US and clear passport control. Passengers may then proceed to the baggage claim and US customs. Foreign currency exchange booths are located throughout the terminals, as are ATMs and a full-service bank with data port connections. A tourist information centre is located in terminal E with a translation language line to help visitors whose language is not spoken by any one of the multilingual staff.

Transportation in and around Miami

Upon disembarking your flight to Miami, you will find a number of transportation services including shuttles, care-hire services, limousines and taxicabs. All services are available outside the baggage claim area. Miami-Dade County Aviation Department personnel are stationed throughout the arrival area for any help you may need with additional ground transportation. When booking Miami flight, check on the internet for a rental vehicle as some companies offer special internet rates. If you prefer public transportation, Metrorail and the Miami-Dade Transit bus service offer visitors inexpensive and reliable ways of getting around the city.

Main attractions

The Fairchild Tropical Garden in Coral Gables is a great outing for the entire family. The Florida Everglades National Park is a subtropical wilderness that should not be missed. Another ideal destination for everyone is Hollywood Beach Boardwalk. Walk, bike or roller blade while enjoying miles of beautiful beaches, or hang with the locals on Monday nights and enjoy beach theatre under the stars. The Miami hop-on-hop-off bus is a great way to explore the city while enjoying panoramic views. A GPS Tour on a Go Car allows you to explore the city at your own pace.

Shopping, Dining and Nightlife

Miami's dining choices reflect its ethnic diversity and multicultural makeup. The Capitol Grill has been voted one the best steak houses; CafŽ Prima features delicious homemade pasta; and roast suckling pig at Sardinia's is a Miami Cuban treat. If you crave stone crabs, buy cheap airfare to Miami and book a reservation at Joe's Stone Crabs.

At the Miami American Airlines Arena, see the best NBA teams battle it out on the court. If you bought a ticket to Miami to see a concert, or if you enjoy the South Beach nightlife and entertainment, you will not be disappointed.

Buy a ticket to Miami and enjoy an over-the-top experience in shopping. Bay Side Market Place, Bal Harbour Shops, Miami Beach, Collins Avenue in South Beach and many outlet malls are just a few locations that give you some bang for your buck.

On Arrival...
  • Miami is 6 mi from Miami Intl Airport (Miami, FL).
  • Miami Intl Airport (Miami, FL)
    • Right now, 80 airlines operate out of Miami Intl Airport.
    • Miami Intl Airport offers nonstop flights to 160 cities.
    • Every week, at least 3,538 domestic flights and 1,831 international flights depart from Miami Intl Airport.

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