Famous for its wine, this city near the west coast of France offers a stunning variety of activities that you can enjoy if you book Bordeaux vacation packages with Travelocity. Bordeaux flights land at Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport (BOD), a hub for the entire region that's also conveniently located to serve as the perfect home base for your excursions around this picturesque destination.
Hotels in Bordeaux can be found throughout the city, but a wide variety of accommodations to suit every need and budget level are clustered next to the airport, with convenient shuttle service from every terminal. Indeed, the hotels along the D213 are so close you won't even need a car, and can simply walk across the parking lot from the airport terminal. If you've taken cheap flights to Bordeaux but booked a hotel deeper within the city, the city's convenient network of buses and tram lines can pick you up right at the airport. You can buy bus tickets at a bus terminal or on board the bus itself. Tram tickets can only be bought from ticket machines, usually placed near tram stops. A variety of taxi services are available to whisk you from BOD to other destinations, and flights to Bordeaux also give you access to a shuttle service from the airport itself, running direct to the city center. If you're planning to tour the Bordeaux Wine Country and other nearby attractions, you may prefer to pick up a rental car from any of the counters in Terminal A of the airport.
Whether you're going to Bordeaux for the wine, the sun, or the vibrant urban nightlife, Travelocity makes it easy to book your Bordeaux trip all at once. With Travelocity you can search from over 400 airlines and more than 510,000 hotels worldwide, so you'll have no difficulties finding your ideal accommodations in the heart of Wine Country.
Airfares offered on Fridays tend to be the cheapest, according to flight demand on Travelocity.ca in 2019. Purchasing your airfares on a Monday or Tuesday can also provide better value, however our advice if you’re looking to save money is to avoid booking on a Saturday. Our data shows, the start of the weekend has the highest ticket values on average, so keep this in mind if you’re browsing flight deals on a weekend.
Frequent travellers may already know this, but earlier in the week is often the cheapest time to fly. Flights departing on a Tuesday are the cheapest of the week. Since weekend flights tend to be more popular, this causes the prices to rise which is why on average, airfares booked on Travelocity.ca in 2019 were most expensive for Saturday departures.
Here’s the deal: It is typically possible to start comparing international airfares on Travelocity.ca up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to our 2019 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 1-2 weeks prior to their travel dates.
We'll let you in on a secret...You can save big on flights if you mix and match your airlines and fare types. In fact, travellers who booked flights on Travelocity.ca in 2019 saved close to 55% when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.
*According to flight demand on Travelocity.ca from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.