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Grabbing tickets to Chennai is the sure-fire way to immerse in intriguing, South Indian culture. Alive with mesmerising ethos and marvellous art scene, it is not only the capital of Indian state of Tamil Nadu, but also the heart and soul of region. Dotted with fine set of beaches, fascinating temples, marvellous mosques and enchanting historical places, it justly lives up to the expectation of holidaymakers booking tickets aboard flights. One of the most popular bait is Marina Beach with a distance of 13 km is revered as second longest beach in the world. Besides, Edward Elliot's beach, Basilica of the National Shrine of St.Thomas, St. Thomas Mount and Big Mosque are some other beguiling attractions.
Chennai International Airport (IATA-MAA) is one of the most sought-after gateways among British travellers seeking tickets for arriving in Tamil Nadu and southern part of India. Well-connected to several global destinations, it is one of the busiest airports in the country that handles legions of flights every year. Located 19km southwest of central Chennai, the airport is conveniently accessible by various modes of transport including buses and taxi. Chennai International Airport boasts two state of the art terminals featuring high tech passenger services and amenities including foreign exchange counters, duty free shopping options, trendy eateries and medical facility.
With host of international airlines connecting Chennai with worldwide nations including United Kingdom, finding cheap flights is never a problem for British travellers. Fliers can choose from myriads of carriers including British, Middles Eastern, European, Asian and American. The flag carriers of both the nations-Air India and British Airways remain the top choices. Both of them offer range of flights, seamless connectivity and flexibility. Besides, travellers can book tickets with other major carriers such as Jet Airways, Emirates, Qatar Airways, Gulf Air, Etihad Airways and Lufthansa. Some of these offer connecting flights with superb stopovers all over the globe.
Chennai is laden with wide range of accommodation options coping with the needs of both leisure and shoestring travellers. Ranging from cheap lodges to utterly lavish hotels, the city offers something for everyone. The Accord Metropolitan is a popular choice for luxury seekers while Abu Palace is a mid-range accommodation option. Several hotels are also located close to the international airport offering ultimate luxury and convenient location. The Trident, Le Royal Meridian, Hilton and Radisson GRT Hotel are top places where Britons booking tickets for India flights can enjoy the best of both worlds.
Located on the south east coast of India, Chennai experiences tropical zone of climate. Summers starting from March and continuing till May are extremely hot and humid with temperatures ranging from 45°C at day and dropping to 30°C during night. Therefore, wintertime from November to February remains the best time for taking flights to Chennai. With dulcet weather and cool breezes, the period is conducive to sightseeing and taking delights at other outdoor activities. It is a very time when the highly acclaimed, harvest festival of Pongal is celebrated for four days with aplomb and incredible fervour.
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