BEST TIME TO VISIT

MARCH TO MAY | 15° C - 28° C | AUTUMN

The best time to visit Australia is from March to May owing to moderate temperatures. Winter is generally between June and August, when temperatures are cooler, but not freezing. December to February is Summer for Australia and it can get pretty hot ranging from 25-35 degree Celsius. September to November is usually Spring with temperatures around 18-30 degree Celsius.  Tip: It’s best to check the weather for specific cities before you plan your travel.

HERE’S WHAT IT WILL COST

1 AUD = 0.00 INR

Flight from Delhi to Sydney: Starting at Rs. 58,449 (round trip)
Flight from Mumbai to Sydney: Starting at Rs. 59,334 (round trip)
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1&2 stars: Rs. 2,500 - Rs. 5,517
3&4 stars: Rs. 3,888 - Rs. 14,867
5 star: Rs. 9,745 - Rs. 21,816
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Per person per day (excluding alcohol)
Budget: AUD 15 - 25
Mid - Range: AUD 35 - 50
Splurge: Variable based on choice of restaurant

VISA

Indian passport holders  need an Australian Visitor Visa to travel to the country for tourism purposes. The Visitor Visa allows for single or multiple entries for a period of three, six or a maximum a year-long stay. The desired number of entries and duration of stay can be indicated by applicants when filling out the relevant visa procurement forms. The visa processing time usually takes 15 work ... READ MORE

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GETTING IN

BY AIR

Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport is the busiest international airport of Australia. It is well connected with the major cities of the world. The airport is also very well linked with the other international as well as domestic airports in Australia. From the airport, you can hail a cab, board a suburban train, take a local bus, or hop on a shuttle bus to get to your destination in Sydney.

BY ROAD

Private as well as government run buses link Sydney, New South Wales to other parts of the country and most of these buses arrive at Sydney Coach Terminal. All buses and coaches are equipped with safety and comfort features to make your travel as convenient as possible. However, government bus services are more economical than the private ones. Travelling by road also gives you a chance to enjoy the beautiful scenery along the Pacific Highway.

BY RAIL

Sydney is well connected by rail to Canberra, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide. There are railway links (Ghan and Indian-Pacific) between New South Wales and Perth, Alice Springs and Adelaide as well. Many trains and buses from the Central Station in Sydney are operated by government’s Countrylink.

PACKING

 Here are a few things you must ensure you have before you travel to Australia:
  •  Valid passport with a minimum validity of six months from your date of departure
  •  A valid Australian visa for the duration of your stay 
  •  Personal electronic items along with chargers and adapters
  •  Personal medication
  •  Sunscreen, sunglasses, flip flops and other beach essentials
  •  Sturdy walking shoes, especially if you’re planning to visit the national parks
  •  Mosquito repellent/bug spray
  •  Appropriate winter clothing, if needed
 

DOs & DON’Ts

LOCAL ETIQUETTE
  •  Don’t eat or drink on public transport or at public buildings; it’s mostly prohibited.
  •  Don’t be surprised to be addressed by your first name. Surnames and professional titles are usually used in professional or formal settings.
  •  Don’t be late if you need to meet someone. Punctuality is appreciated.
  •  Be polite and use please and thank-you when you need to.
 
SAFETY
  •   Do read the beach safety signs posted at every beach before jumping in to swim
GOOD TO KNOW
  • Tipping is not mandatory in Australia but it’s always welcome especially if you’re happy with the service.
  •  Bringing your own beer is acceptable in many restaurants in Australia. It’s a great way to save money too!