How to travel from Virginia Beach to Tbilisi on the cheap

How to travel from Virginia Beach to Tbilisi on the cheap
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By Hoodline - Published on July 22, 2019.

If you’re looking for a trending international destination for your next getaway, consider Tbilisi, Georgia. According to Condé Nast Traveler, Tbilisi was one of the best places to visit in 2018. The city lies on the banks of the Kura River, at the crossroads of Europe and Asia. Tbilisi is full of historic architecture, museums, theaters and universities, along with sports enthusiasts, a growing nightlife and a delectable food scene.

Whether you’re trying to get away ASAP or you’re looking to plan your trip around the future’s cheapest fares, take a look at these forthcoming flights between Virginia Beach and Tbilisi, which we pulled from travel site Skyscanner.

We've also included top-rated hotels, restaurants and attractions in Tbilisi to get you excited about your next excursion. (Prices and availability are current as of publication and subject to change.)

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Flight deals to Tbilisi

The cheapest flights between Virginia Beach and Tbilisi are if you leave on Oct. 9 and return from Georgia on Oct. 14. Alaska Airlines currently has tickets for $913, roundtrip.

There are also deals to be had in August. If you fly out of Virginia Beach on Aug. 30 and return from Tbilisi on Sept. 6, Lufthansa can get you there and back for $1,024 roundtrip.

Top Tbilisi hotels

To plan your stay, here are some of Tbilisi’s top-rated hotels, according to Skyscanner, that we selected based on price, proximity to things to do and customer satisfaction.

The Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel, Tbilisi (Rose Revolution Square 1)

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If you're looking for an inexpensive place to stay, consider The Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel, Tbilisi. The hotel has a 4.5-star rating on Skyscanner, and rooms are currently available for $239.

Set in the heart of Tbilisi, this hotel is close to Tbilisi Opera and Ballet Theatre, Kashveti Church and Freedom Square.

The Tbilisi Marriott Hotel (Rustaveli Avenue 13)

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A pricer alternative is The Tbilisi Marriott Hotel, which has rooms for $250/night. It checks in with 4.4 stars.

Rooms Hotel Tbilisi (14 Merab Kostava Street Entrance From Chovelidze St.)

A third option is the Rooms Hotel Tbilisi. With a five-star rating on Skyscanner, the hotel is one of the most luxurious in the city. 

"Gorgeous, industrial chic boutique hotel with amenities that make you feel like royalty. The rooms are spacious and rivaled only by the lounge areas: the outdoor bar, the restaurant and library space. Amazing breakfast!" wrote reviewer Nika. 

Top picks for dining and drinking

If you're looking to snag a bite at one of Tbilisi's many quality eateries, here are a couple of popular culinary destinations from Skyscanner's listings that will help keep you satiated.

Machakhela (23 Tumaniani St.)

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If you're looking for a local favorite, head to Machakhela, which has an average of 4.7 stars out of 19 reviews on Skyscanner.

"This was our first experience with Georgian food and it was exquisite," wrote visitor Mitchell.  

Coffeesta (Rustaveli Avenue)

Don't forget the essentials: where to get your coffee fix. For a popular option, check out Coffeesta, with 4.4 stars from five reviews.

"The coffee here is great, but what I really love is the location right on Rustaveli Avenue. Try to grab a seat outside and enjoy the amazing people watching," wrote reviewer Robert. 

Featured local attractions

Tbilisi is also full of sites to visit and explore. Here are some popular attractions to round out your trip, again from Skyscanner's listings.

Clock Tower (13 Ioane Shavteli St.)

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The top-rated visitor attraction in Tbilisi, according to Skyscanner, is the Clock Tower. It has five stars from six reviews.

Visitor Jenny wrote, "There are cafes and restaurants around the tower, so get a seat on a patio and enjoy the view."

National Botanical Garden of Georgia (12 Bambis Rigi St.)

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The National Botanical Garden of Georgia is another popular destination. It has five stars from five reviews.

"This is a small but pretty botanical garden in the heart of Old Town," wrote visitor Maria.  

The Sioni Cathedral (3 Sioni St.)

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Finally, consider checking out The Sioni Cathedral. It has 4.9 stars from 16 reviews.

"This is an amazingly grand cathedral, beautifully built and with a big staircase leading to it for snapping the best pictures of this church," wrote visitor Mitchell.

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