Fly To Mobile, Alabama
One of Alabama’s most populated cities; Mobile is located along the vibrant shoreline of Mobile Bay on the Gulf Coast and is the county seat of Mobile County. It’s a port city that plays a vital role in the economic development of the State of Alabama.
For tourists, Mobile offers a climate that is inviting as its people. In addition to this, Mobile is home to the oldest Mardi Gras celebration in the States, beautiful waterways, fresh seafood and so much more. Visit Mobile yourself to find out what makes this city of the south ‘Secretly Awesome.’
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Visa Requirements & SA Embassy Details
- South African Passport holders travelling to Mobile, Alabama do require a Visa for the United States. Ensure your South African Passport, valid for 6 months beyond date of return with at least 2 blank pages available.
- South Africa Embassy in the United States: 3400 International Drive, NW, District of Columbia 20008, Washington DC. Phone number: +1-202-232-4400.
See and do
The Battleship USS Alabama is a must visit place for tourists curious about American Military history. The battleship has photographs of different battles along with the captains that served on the ship. It is a very informative self-guided tour and the exhibits are well marked with details.
The Mobile Carnival Museum offers a collection of Mardi Gras costumes from days gone by, as well as video exhibits. There is a wide assortment of items showcasing the city’s connection with the winter carnival. It also has a souvenir shop selling carnival attire. Mobile invented Mardi Gras and it still has the best parades in the country. The atmosphere during the celebration is decent, fun and family oriented. Even during the parades there is no chaos on the roads.
The city is home to various art galleries and museums including the Mobile Museum of Art, Cathedral Square Gallery and the Centre of Living Arts.
Some must-see outdoor sights include Mobile Bay with its beautiful turquoise waters. At Mobile Botanical Garden guests experience the flora & fauna of this region of the United States.
Check into Dauphin Street, famous for street shopping and restaurants.
Mobile Regional Airport –MOB
Mobile Regional Airport (code MOB) is located 20km west of Mobile. The major carriers offering flights to/from Mobile are United Airlines and Delta Air Lines. Free Wi-Fi Internet is available at Mobile Airport and passengers can connect via the "Free Mobile Airport Wi-Fi" in the list of available networks.
Food and beverage: Carpe Diem Coffee, Chart Room Bar, Quizno's Sub Shop.
Lost Luggage: Lost luggage should be handled by your individual airline’s help desk. Report items lost or found within the airport terminal to airport security, who will direct you appropriately.
Car Hire: Alamo, Avis, Enterprise Rent a Car, Hertz, National Car Rental, Thrifty.