Reasons To Visit Providence
Providence is the capital of the state of Rhode Island and has a history dating back close to four centuries as one of the first cities to be settled in the entire country. Providence is full of interesting historical sites which makes it a pleasure for sightseers, with many interesting landmarks like the Rhode Island Statehouse and The Arcade, the oldest enclosed shopping center in the country. If you fancy exploring the local culture and history there are many world-class museums available in the city, while Providence is also celebrated for its many beautiful parks which offer an escape from the city atmosphere. As a popular city you will also find many exciting festivals and events held over the course of the year like the interesting Foo Fest street festival or the busy Columbus Day celebrations.
Arriving In Providence
The primary airport serving Providence is T. F. Green Airport which is located around 10 km away from the city. The airport primarily handles domestic and regional flights but does have a few long-haul routes available. If you are looking to book flights from the UAE to Providence, it will not be possible to make the journey directly. However, there are a few flight options available which would involve just a single stopover, so UAE-based travelers can make the trip without too much hassle.
At Providence Airport you’ll find all of the amenities and facilities you would expect including a few places to dine and drink as well as retail and duty-free shopping. Additional amenities available at the airport include an on-site library and complimentary Wi-Fi throughout, so it is possible to get online free of charge. When you have landed at the airport there are a number of options available to travel into the city including by train and bus if you don’t want to pay for a taxi. You can also find plenty of car rental agencies operating near the airport which would enable you to rent a vehicle as soon as your flight has landed.
Providence Travel Information
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As a UAE national traveling to the US, you will have to apply for a visa first before catching your flight. In Providence the weather gets enjoyably warm over the summer with average highs in the high 20s between June and August, although over the winter period the region sees some snowfall and temperatures get very cold. In Providence the time zone is nine hours behind the UAE, while you will need to convert your currency to US dollars in order to make purchases in the country.
* This information is correct as of January 2018
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