There are many airlines flying to Australia, although prices can vary considerably, so it is worth searching and comparing options. Consider the length of the flight and the compulsory stop. First, contact the major airlines or your travel agent specialist closest Australia.
Transfers to and from the airport
All international airports in Australia have regular public transport such as bus connections, train, taxi and private transfers with the city centers. They also have regular bus services offer transportation to places of accommodation.
Many transatlantic visit Australian cities and offer the possibility of excursions and return to the ship, or extend your stay and take a return flight to the place of origin. Most of these transatlantic visit Australian shores during the summer months.
Unless the Australian or New Zealand citizen, you need a visa to enter Australia. People with New Zealand passport can apply for a visa once they are in the country. All who possess any other passport must apply for a visa before leaving the country. You can request several visas, including tourist and holiday work permit at the Embassy of Australia nearest. For more information, visit the web site Visas and Immigration Australian government.
Customs and quarantine
The laws governing Australian Customs prohibit entry to the country of drugs, steroids, weapons, firearms and protected species. They are also prohibited some common items such as fresh or packaged food, fruit, eggs, meat, plants, seeds, skins and feathers. There is no dollar limit established but must declare amounts exceeding $ 10,000. For more information, visit the website of the Australian Customs and quarantine government.
Medicines entering Australia for personal use is subject to controls and must be declared on arrival to the country. It is recommended to bring the prescription or a doctor's letter explaining your medical condition and the drug that brings. For more information, visit the Medicare Australia website.
No need to get vaccinated, unless coming from or have visited in the six days prior to arrival a yellow fever infected country. Read the Fact Sheets on yellow fever from the Australian government.
We strongly recommend hiring a travel insurance policy that covers theft, loss, accidents and health problems recommended. If you are planning some type of adventure sports such as diving, motorcycling, skiing or hiking, check that your policy provides coverage. The Australian Government has reciprocal agreements covering limited subsidiary health services for medical treatment with some countries through Medicare. For more information, visit the Medicare Australia website.
Duty free shop
You can go shopping in duty free shopping once you've purchased your ticket. The amount of items such as alcohol and snuff, you can enter in the country is limited. You must declare the items exceeding these limits in customs. You should also consider restrictions on the amount of liquid that can carry on board. For more information, visit the website ofAustralian Customs.
The climate of Australia
Australia's climate varies by region of the continent, from hot and tropical in the north to cold and even snowy in the south. Our seasons are the opposite to the northern hemisphere. Between December and February is summer in most of the country and reaches the wet season tropical north. The Australian winter, which lasts from June to August is generally mild, but snow can be found in the mountainous regions of south and sunny and dry in the northern states days. It is important to protect the strong Australian sun with a hat, a shirt and a sunscreen with factor protection than 30. For more information, visit the website of the Australian Institute of Meteorology Australian government.
In Australia there are three time zones. Eastern Standard Time (EST) for the eastern states, Central Standard Time (CST) for the Northern Territory and South Australia and Western Standard Time (WST) for Western Australia. CST is a half hour behind EST, and WST is two hours behind EST.
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In most Australian states ahead one hour during the summer time. New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory, Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia carry out this modification from early October to early April. In the Northern Territory, Western Australia and Queensland this summer time is not applied.