Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE)

At On Air Parking, you're guaranteed to find the cheapest option for parking at major airports all across the United States. We do the legwork to find you the most incredible rates and save you both the hassle and the headache of finding the best option for your trip. It doesn't matter if you're flying out on business, going on vacation, or taking a simple day trip, On Air Parking is your choice for the best parking rates you'll find anywhere. At Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE), we've broken down all your parking options to help you find the best one for you.

The parking garage at CAE is closest to the terminal, and the first 20 minutes are free. Parking between 20 to 40 minutes is $3 and then $1 for each additional 20-minute increment, up to the maximum daily fee of $12. If you want to park weekly in the garage, CAE's weekly parking rate is $66. Valet Parking is available in the parking garage for $14 per day.

The Surface Lot at CAE is located behind the parking garage, and the first 20 minutes is $1. Parking between 20 to 40 minutes is $2 and then $1 for each additional 20-minute increment, up to the maximum daily fee of $8.

CAE has a Fast Lane Daily Rate of $6 for the Surface Lots. Once you apply online, you'll receive your Fast Lane Parking Pass. This service has a 48-hour processing window, and all applications must be submitted at least two days before your trip. Sign up online today!

If you're a frequent flyer, CAE has a Premier Parking Program that offers parking at a flat-rate in a limited-access parking lot just outside the airport terminal. This program is perfect for anyone who flies out of CAE on the regular. This parking program is available for $1,000 per year.

Accessible parking is available in both the parking garage and the surface lot at CAE. All cars must display of disabled placard or have a designated license plate. All parking rates apply.

Valet Parking is available for $14 a day. There are no charging bays for electric vehicles at CAE.

However, prices at On Air Parking are the best rates you'll find at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport. We offer off-airport parking for a mere $2.99 a day. Once you book with us, the address of your parking lot will be emailed to you, and away you go! Our lots offer free shuttle services to and from the airport, and you may cancel at any time for any reason. When our low price is compared with the high costs of terminal parking, the choice for off-airport parking is clear. On Air Parking is, hands down, your low-price leader for airport parking.

Where to Stay in Columbia, South Carolina

Need some recommendations on where to stay while in Columbia, South Carolina? We have some suggestions for you.

First, we recommend the Residence Inn Columbia West/Lexington. This hotel is 4 miles from CAE and offers fully equipped kitchenettes, free WiFi, and free breakfast. Check-in can be done through their mobile app.

Next, the Hampton Inn Columbia-I-26 Airport is another hotel we suggest. It is 3.9 miles from CAE and offers free breakfast, free WiFi, a complimentary shuttle that takes you to and from the airport. Pets are not allowed, however.

The Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Columbia Airport is closer to CAE at only 1.7 miles from the airport. They provide a complimentary shuttle taking you to and from the airport, as well as breakfast and an early check-in time.

Finally, we have the Sleep Inn Airport, about 1.7 miles from CAE. This hotel offers free breakfast, free WiFi, an exercise room, and a seasonal outdoor pool. The Sleep Inn is pleased to be a pet-friendly hotel! Cats and small dogs are always welcome.  

Fine Dining in Columbia, South Carolina

If you're hungry for some fantastic food on your stay in Columbia, we also have recommendations for fine dining. USA Today ranked the best restaurants in Columbia, and we have number one, two, and three right here!

First, the top of USA Today's list of Columbia's top restaurants is Terra, a restaurant dedicated to using only the freshest local produce to honor and support local farmers and suppliers. Their menu includes pork chops and steaks, oven-baked pizzas, and seafood supplied from only local sources. The menu revolves depending on supply, and Chef Mike Davis's passion is cooking for you. At the end of every evening, he personally greets his guests for a more intimate experience. With an inviting atmosphere and classy food, it's no wonder Terra is the #1 Columbia restaurant of choice of USA Today!

Number two on the USA Today's best restaurants in Columbia is Gervais & Vine, a Mediterranean restaurant nestled in Columbia's Vista neighborhood. They have a bar, the main dining room, a more private room in the back, and an inviting patio. Their menu includes tapas with offerings such as butternut squash bisque, herbed flatbread, cheese plates, duck confit, lamb chops, and petit filet mignon. One thing is guaranteed at Gervais & Vine; you'll be delighted!

Finally, we come to number three on USA Today's list of best restaurants in Columbia, Ruth's Chris Steak House. If you're in the mood for a fat, juicy steak, Oscar-style, this is the place for you. The classy ambiance is paired with fantastic food that will whet anyone's appetite for surf and turf. Ribeye, T-bone, porterhouse, New York strip, filet mignon, you name it, they have it. They also offer pork chops, lamb chops, shrimp, and lobster. You will not go away hungry from Ruth's Chris Steak House!

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