If "Gateway to Mecca" isn't enough of a title, how about "Bride of the Red Sea"? Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, can claim both of these nicknames. Considered Saudi Arabia's top tourist city, Jeddah hosts modern, comfortable accommodations from which to explore its exceptional sights. Finding cheap tickets to Jeddah isn't hard, and they'll bring you to King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED). From there, the sand beaches and mouth-watering seafood characteristic of Jeddah's coastal flavor await. Drop your bags and wander the Khuzam Palace of the Jeddah Cornice to work up an appetite first! You'll need your energy to keep up with this animated city.
Vacation packages to Jeddah include flights that land at JED, about 30 minutes from the city center. Ground transportation will be quick if you stay at a hotel close to the airport, but there are plenty of other cheap hotels in Jeddah. Most hotels near the airport provide free or discounted shuttle services, as do some within Jeddah. Fixed-rate taxis will take you from the airport to your hotel in comfort, but if you'd rather drive yourself, car rental companies are available at the airport as well. No matter your mode of transport, you'll be smelling the Red Sea air as soon as you land. Don't waste time in the airport; Jeddah is waiting for you!
Jeddah is a fast-growing city with an eye towards the future, so it's an exciting time to visit this coastal treasure. Whether for a weekend or a week, you'll find time slips away like the white grains of sand on Jeddah's serene beaches. Book cheap flights to Jeddah with Travelocity and save the indecision for picking out gifts! Bundle a hotel and airfare to Jeddah and save big on your Red Sea vacation.