Edinburgh Airport was unveiled in 1977 by The Queen, and has thrived to become Scotland’s busiest and United Kingdom’s fifth busiest airport in 2013. Edinburgh Airport is easily accessible, with many modes of public transport including coach, train, bus or taxi available for those travelling in and out of Scotland. As part of their Passenger Commitments campaign, Edinburgh Airport strives to integrate customer-centric initiatives into their operations. From making expansion plans to increasing the range of flight, entertainment and retail options, the airport goes the extra mile to ensure quality customer service. This also comes in the form of speedier check-ins and thorough security checks to keep passengers happy. Travellers can choose from a variety of over 40 airlines and visit more than 120 destinations worldwide.
Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland and boasts historic buildings like Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Castle and the churches of St Giles.
Getting to the airport from the city can be done by taxi, bus or tram.
Where to go from Edinburgh
Travel to London from Edinburgh. Visit Buckingham Palace and see the changing of the guards. Make a trip to the Tower of London to see the Crown Jewels and take a stroll in Hyde Park through which the Serpentine River flows.
Bristol is an interesting city with world-class attractions. Step on board the Brunel’s ss Great Britain, a lovingly restored steam ship and step back in time. Visit the Bristol Zoo and Aquarium as well as the Wild Place Project for a fun family time.
Commune with nature in the Shetland Islands where you can watch otters and seals play, go trout fishing and mountain biking. See the mini Shetland ponies, explore the sandy beaches and visit archaeological sites.
There are many reasons why Barcelona is one of Europe’s favourite getaways: Antonio Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia, Park Guell and Las Ramblas are some of them. Enjoy the impressive architecture, great shopping and mouthwatering paella in this Spanish city.
Or fly to the Netherlands, Amsterdam, instead. It is known as a “floating city”, where over a thousand bridges bring together its 90 islands. An extensive canal network, comprising 165 waterways, runs throughout the city. Explore Amsterdam and its meandering, narrow streets by walking along waterways or on canal cruises. It is also an ideal location for those intending to visit other parts of Netherlands, or places in Europe like Germany, Belgium or Paris.
Dublin, the capital of Ireland, is famous for Irish beer, a rich literary heritage and energetic nightlife scene. Visit the Guinness Storehouse, an iconic seven-storey building resembling a giant pint of Guinness beer. This tourist attraction is popular for its Gravity Bar, where visitors can enjoy a spectacular 360-degree view of Dublin City along with a complimentary pint of beer. Other places of interest include St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Phoenix Park, one of the largest urban parks in Europe.
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