Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Take charter flights to receive inexpensive tickets!

Charter flights, different from planned flights, aren't operating to a specific plan or schedule. They are some kind of the recurring flights that are managed straight from place of departure to place of destination without any intervening stops. Charter flights are commonly straight flights. This grants a great benefit to them, because the airway company's functional expenses are well discounted and the passengers come faster to their place of destination. Generally there are more seats on airplanes that fly on charter courses, which means fewer comfort, fewer space for legs and elbow. But the prices are as well not high!

If you're searching for low-priced tickets for a flight, look through those inexpensive tickets for charter flights. So, where may you obtain tickets for charter flight? Generally from airways or travel agencies that have a small convoy or borrow airplane for charter courses.

It's nice to take a sight at all travel agencies in your area. Check at their proffers and examine them, collate them and select the one that you consider the best. Make certain that you're not mixing up the charter flights with the planned flights! Frequently agencies will not tell and consumers will not ask whether a flight is planned or charter.

Nevertheless, you'll discover fewer inexpensive charter flight tickets among main destinations, such as New York and London. Generally the flight courses amid big cities and capitals are planned ones. Charter flights commonly join less habituated destinations or from time to time highly habituated tourist destinations. For example: in Europe, few people will fly to Malta or Mallorca in winter, but the requirement will rise up in the warmer times of year. Pending holiday times, a lot of airways or travel agencies will focus flights to destinations like those mentioned above, which become very beneficial in periods when tourists hurry up to go on their vacations.

Cheap airfare tickets for charter flights can be discovered more simply around the end of each period (like a holiday season), when people aren't so afraid to fly to the conformable destinations, but agencies or airways are still restive to make as much return as probable, to market any undigested seats. This is when one has to try to turn to account: obtain your charter flight tickets around the season's end. There's also a high probability that you'll pay fewer!

For business travelers and other kinds of travelers, this could be great chance. In case you are a businessman, you should examine the charter flights before you spend more than necessary. But if you can't imagine life without business class seats and you love convenient seats, you shouldn't try flying charter. Anyway, if you're a sporty, young businessman, you may try this chance, but you will not save too much.

Receiving cheap airfare tickets for charter flights is perfect for students, who could be just as pleased with a holiday in August as in June. The later you go and the fewer clients the companies have, the better your opportunity will be to obtain cheap airfare tickets. For students, getting charter flights might rather lower the cost of a trip.

Thursday, July 31, 2008

Jendral Sudirman Museum

Formerly it was a residence of Panglima Besar Jendral Sudirman, the first general of Indonesia Army Service. It is located at jalan Bintaran. Keeping many kinds of guns and other army instruments used in past physic revolution. His private goods like spoon, plate, cattapult, and his tandu ( a palanquin ) as specific of General Sudirman that used to carry him to move from one to another place ( guerilla ), are kept in this museum.

Friday, July 25, 2008

Krakal Beach

To get to Krakal beach you have to pass Wonosari the capital of the Gunungkidul Regency, about 38 km from Yogyakarta. The winding and mountainous road is well asphalt. Krakal is about 21 km, from Wonosari, located some 7 km east from the road that branches off the main road to Baron, crossing limestone hills with their harsh appearance, alternated with terraced rocks which all present a blend of very enchanting scenery.

Geologists say that a long time ago, this place was below sea level. In the remaining coral bed, many fossils can still be found. Among all the beaches that stretch along the coast of Java, Krakal with -its white sandy beach surrounded with mountainous rocky hills is the most beautiful one.

Meanwhile, the battering of its gigantic waves in a mass of white foam gives more enchantment to this beach. It has enchanted many tourism planning experts from foreign countries. They suggest that it should be prepared as a beach resort, particularly for foreign tourists ( like Tourist Resort Nusa Dua in Bali ). Their interest in exploring Krakal is supported by its attractive potentials such as: a sloping and white sandy beach stretching out for about 5 km. There is always warm sun-shine from dawn until twilight during the whole dry and rainy season. The sea wind always blows softly. As a whole, it is most suitable for sun- bathing. It also offers a very hue and multicolored marine growth.

Krakal is close to Kukup beach and Baron cove. This cove is in fact an estuary of an underground river that comes up exactly at the water-front. It is interesting to observe the combination of the beach and the cove from the protruding rocky hills that flank the caves on both sides.

Thursday, July 24, 2008


yogyakarta tourism parangkusumo guideAccording to the people's belief it used to be the meeting place between the kings who reigned Mataram kingdom and Kanjeng Ratu Kidul. Every year, on the 30 th day of the Javanese month, " Rejeb ", ( its consideration is based on the rotation of the moon when it revolves giving of offerings to the Queen of the south-sea is held on the shore of Parangkusumo, coincided with the commemoration of the inauguration of Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono X, Flowers, food, clothes, cutting the Sultan's nails and hair, will be thrown in to the water of the Indian Ocean. Every night, especially every Friday and Tuesday Klimon ( according to the Javanese calendar ), many people come to visit the rest house built on this place to meditate and to get spiritual tranquillity. The legends say that the rocks resulted from a post volcanic activity found at Parangkusumo used to be the place where Panembahan Senopati and Kanjeng Ratu Kidul sat confering on special occasions.

Monday, July 14, 2008

Banyu Nibo

Banyu Nibo temple can be visited easily after visiting King Boko temple. It is located solitarily amid the farmland about two kilometers southeast of King Boko's Palace, flanked by Gunung Kidul hills to the south. The fantastic view of its exotic scenery makes this temple most enjoyable. This Budhist temple is fairly small. The slightly curved roof functions as the top of the stupa and gives the temple certain allure. This temples dates from the 9th century and has been restored.

Kiskendo Cave

Some 38 km at northwest side of Yogya and 21 km from Wates natural cave on Menoreh hill, located in Jatimulyo, sub district of Girimulyo. The cave ornamented with various shape of stalactites-stalagmites. One of the stalactites is in big tongue shape, assumed as the tongue of Mahesosuro.

The area lies + 700 m above sea level, so that the air there is cool and fresh. The panorama of its environment is beautiful indeed. To the east, vast lowlands extending around the Progo river can be admired and to the south, vaguely, the Indian Ocean.

This cave can be reached by motor bikes or cars. But those using big vehicles ( big buses ) are advised to stop at the Kecamatan ( district ) Girimulyo and to proceed by smaller vehicles because of the narrow road. Along the way to the cave the beautiful view of the mountainous area and the terraced rice field are beautiful sight.

Apart from the stalagmites clinging to the roof and mounting from the floor of the cave, it is said that the cave treasures a well known legend about the fight between Mahesasura, Lembusura and Jathasura against Sugriwa and Subali.

This story is depicted by relief made in front of the cave. In connection with above story, inside the Kiskendo cave local people belief the presence of several places as being the remainders of Sekandang Kingdom, among others:

Santri Tani and Subali meditation places, Selumbung (royal food storage), Kraton Sekandang (centre of the Kingdom), Selansur (hiding place of royal soldiers during the fight between Subali againt Mahesasura and Lembusura; this place can only be reached by crawling ) and Sumelong (a hole through the roof of the cave the escape of Subali from the cave because Sugriwa has blocked the entrance of the cave).

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Benteng Vredeburg

Benteng Vredeburg is opposite Gedung Agung. It was built in the year 1765 by the Dutch during the colonial domination against the cannon shot from the Sultan's palace. Its function was to protect the residence of the Dutch Residence. This fort is also surrounded by a moat which still can be seen at present. The fort is rectangular in shape with bastions on the four corners and ramparts which enable the Dutch soldiers to walk around and shoot from.

From the base of the cannon on the southern rampart, one has a good view of the Sultan's Palace and other historical buildings and busy traffic around these places. The fort is within walking distance from the centre of town.