Cheap Flights to French Polynesia
Flights to French Polynesia
French Polynesia, an overseas territory under the auspices of France, is a collection of islands in the Pacific known for beautiful beaches and fantasy vacations. There are dozens of domestic airports in the region, with Fa’a'a International Airport outside Pape’ete being the only airport accepting international flights. From Fa’a’a International you can take a connecting flight to domestic airports such as Bora Bora Airport or Raiatea Airport as the last leg in your journey to an unforgettable island vacation.
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Best time to book a flight to French Polynesia
No matter what time of the year you book your trip, you’re sure to have a good time in this balmy island paradise. That said, the winter months, which are May through October due to French Polynesia’s location in the Southern Hemisphere, boast more comfortable temperatures and less humidity than other times of the year.
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Airlines that fly to French Polynesia
There are a handful of airlines that stop in Fa’a’a, some of them being Air France, Air New Zealand, and Hawaiian Airlines. Air Tahiti runs several connecting flights from Fa’a’a to other islands in French Polynesia.
What to expect when arriving at the airport
You can grab the airport shuttle, myriad hotel shuttles and tour bus pickups at the front of the airport. Taxis are also available, as are car rental companies.
Facilities at the airport
Fa’a’a International Airport is a smaller facility with just one runway. Free Wi-Fi is available, and there is are bars, restaurants and duty-free shopping available.
What to see and do in French Polynesia
Fa’a’a International Airport is located on the island of Tahiti, known throughout the world as a premier vacation destination. Here you can lounge on the beach, play in the water, wind surf or ski as the whim takes you. Tours let you experience the unique flora and fauna of the area, either into the wilderness on land or underwater via snorkel or scuba.
Experience island relaxation off the beaten path by catching a quick flight to nearby Bora Bora or Raiatea. Bora Bora boasts luxury sea resorts surrounded by a lagoon and barrier reef where stunning views of exotic sealife await the intrepid explorer. Raiatea is close by, a less-traveled and low-key location. From Raiatea you can catch a boat to the northern island of Taha’a, termed the ‘Vanilla Island’ due to its local vanilla industry that gives the air a pleasing scent.
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