Cheap flights to Central America

There are 7 separate countries in Central America and none of them are worth skipping on your travel to this mostly tropical part of the world. Think active volcanoes, a mix of complex cultures, wildlife you won’t believe until you see, ancient ruins and amazing stretches of beaches - all just the start of your tour of a lifetime in Central America. Take Leon for example – this place is Central America’s political heart, but is also a backpacker's haven thanks to its location just inland from the Pacific Ocean and nightlife options that are hard to pass up. The Mayan culture was said to know the key to the world and Copan is where you’ll find the ancient stone temples and altars of this magnificent race. Don’t forget to pay a visit to the Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica too, this baby hasn’t spewed any significant lava since 2010, but it can put on quite the show for locals and visitors alike with small eruptions that you might just witness during your travels. Universal Traveller can help you find your key to the universe in Central America with our cheap flights. Plus, if you’re under 26, a student or teacher, you could find yourself on a houseboat in Panama City in no time with our Student Flights.

Flying from Australia to Central America opens the door, and the windows, to a multitude of fantastic, culture-rich cities. Universal Traveller can find you the cheapest and most convenient flights to any of the 7 magnificent countries that make up Central America, the choice is yours. Major airports you may fly into include but are not limited to Guatemala City’s La Aurora Airport (GUA), Belize City’s Philip S. W. Goldson International (BZE), El Salvador International (SAL) in Santa Clara, Honduras’s Toncontin International (TGU) in Tegucigalpa, Nicaragua’s Augusto C. Sandino International (MGA) in Managua, Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaria International (SJO) in San Jose and Panama City’s Marco A. Gelabert International (PAC) airport.

Central America Flights

Flying from Australia to Central America will require a stopover in at least one other city. The most convenient and accessible hub to transfer is Los Angeles. For example, Sydney to Guatemala City, in the north, with a connection through Los Angeles has a total flight time of about 19 hours. Whereas Sydney to San Jose in Costa Rica, one of the more southern countries, with a connection through LA has a flight time just shy of 20 hours. Luckily, during the flight airlines will provide a range of drinks and meals and in-flight entertainment to keep you fed, hydrated and occupied. For specific services, check out our airline guide.

Airlines that fly to Central America

Major airlines that fly from Australia to Central America:

Central America Holiday Packages

From Antiquea Guatemala to the turquoise waters of Ambergris Caye, Central America has something for everyone and Universal Traveller has holiday packages that will take you from Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve to swimming with the sharks in Roatan with the smallest possible trouble and the best possible hotel and transfer and add-on options you can hope for. Talk to our savvy travel consultants for your best holiday package options in Central America.

About Central America

The Spanish colonial collection of 7 tropical countries that make up Central America offer up a barrage of travel experiences to beat your holiday expectations hands down in terms of cultural richness, beauty and insight into history. Central America is the place to go to sample the world’s most pristine tropical rainforests in Tikal, the scuba diving adventure you’ve been waiting for in Roatan off the east coast of Honduras, more natural beauty and unique wildlife than you have ever imagined in central Costa Rica and a dreamy beachside hideaway in Ambergris Caye. Think monkeys swinging from vines and wine sipped upon yachts in Panama City and you’re almost there.

Universal Traveller travel consultants can not only get you to Central America on a range of cheap flights, but we can help to arrange your holiday while you’re there with our huge array of holiday packages and personalised offerings, more can be found here. Universal Traveller travel consultants can offer you the best advice possible on the latest deals and info about flights, accommodation and tours.

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