Cheap flights to Albuquerque International Sunport Airport (ABQ), United States
Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ) is the largest public airport in the U.S. state of New Mexico serving both local and international flights. It comes with one terminal comprised of 25 gates within four concourses. It is a busy airport with three runways, and offers a number of facilities for convenience such as airport lounges, WiFi, retail stores, casual eateries, as well as charging points for mobile phones.
Albuquerque International Sunport Airport is around 5 kilometres or 10 minutes away from the city centre. To reach downtown, you may ride for free on Bus 350, rent a car good for three people for about RM303, or take a private minibus for RM359. For more information on transport transfer options, check out Skyscanner Airport Transfer.
Airlines that fly to Albuquerque International Sunport Airport (ABQ)
Travelling to Albuquerque
Best time to visit Albuquerque
The best time to enjoy Albuquerque and New Mexico as a whole is during autumn, from September to November. The mild and pleasant weather is ideal for taking leisure walks whilst immersing in the city’s vibe. It is recommended that you book your Albuquerque flights during this season as well.
Winter is also a fun time to visit Albuquerque. Despite the freezing temperature, you can still enjoy a range of winter activities such as skiing, sledding, and snowshoeing along the slopes of the Sandia Mountains. Book your Albuquerque flights from December to February if you wish to experience all these and more!
Things to do in Albuquerque
Start your Albuquerque journey by strolling around the Old Town. It is the heart of the city and a cultural gem dotted with museums, galleries, shops and restaurants. Take some time to watch inspiring performances of street musicians here as you take in the Native American and Spanish heritage.
For more sightseeing, take the Sandia Peak Tramway, the longest aerial tram in the United States. This is a breathtaking way to see the beautiful Rio Grande Valley, deep canyons and snow-capped ski slopes. Come here in the first week of October to join the International Balloon Fiesta. It will be an enchanting experience!
Albuquerque is truly a Mexican food paradise so make sure you don’t miss the local cuisine. Must-try Mexican delicacies are Rio Grande burrito, buttery tortillas and sopapillas, a kind of fried pastry served with both sweet and savoury sauce.
Albuquerque travel budget
US dollar (USD) is the currency of Albuquerque. As of 1 May 2019, USD1 = RM4.14.
The average budget you might spend for a meal at an inexpensive restaurant is around USD12 (RM49). A cup of cappuccino is priced at USD4.30 (RM17.80). When it comes to accommodation, the average price of a two-star hotel with nice amenities starts from RM155. For more details, check out the list of hotels in Albuquerque.
Albuquerque, United States visa information for Malaysians
Malaysians require a visa to enter Albuquerque and the rest of the United States. To apply for a US visa, you have to determine your visa type first. For travel purposes, it is usually the nonimmigrant visa. Then, you need to pay the visa fee and complete the DS-160 form. The cost for business or tourist purposes is USD160 (RM660). To schedule your visa appointment, you should provide your passport number, MRV fee payment receipt number, and the barcode number (obtained from DS-160 confirmation page). Lastly, visit the US Embassy to check your visa interview schedule.
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