You Are One Click Away from Australia Travel

Endless stretches of silky beaches, rich rainforests, glittering coastal cities and broad expanses of red desert beckon to the millions who visit Australia every year. You are just one click from the holiday of a lifetime, and you can simply use as you begin to make your travel plans. Planning ahead can help you get the most out of your travels.

Visa Requirements

If you are not an Australian citizen, planning ahead means researching visa and customs requirements. Anyone who is not an Australian or a New Zealand citizen must carry a valid passport, a valid visa and a completed Incoming Passenger Card. Arrivals who lack these documents may be delayed until their identity can be confirmed.

The drive on the Great Ocean Road is quite spectacular.

Planning is often nearly as exciting as the holiday itself. Where will you go? What will you do? When you are planning a holiday in Australia, the possibilities are virtually endless. Trek through the rainforest, dance the night away in one of Sydney’s trendy clubs, relax on the sun-warmed beaches or indulge in a cultural feast as you visit some of the top art galleries in the country. The Internet can often be your best friend when it comes to planning your Australia travel.

Travel Blogs

Blogs and personal travel stories can help you get a better idea of what you want from your own holiday as you plan it. Are you interested in visiting Uluru? Read about other people’s experiences there, browse through their pictures and learn about nearby Alice Springs, which is just a four-hour drive away and can offer you even more excitement and adventure.

Travel Websites

Take notes on all the activities or locations that interest you, and research each of those more thoroughly using travel websites. These sites can give you a look at what to expect as well as your various options for accommodations, local transportation and other information you need to have the holiday of your dreams.

Booking Your Holiday

As the time for your travel nears, you will need to book your flights and accommodations. You have many options for finding great deals, including online booking sites, aggregators and directly through the airlines or hotels themselves. Research your options carefully to ensure you are able to get the dates, the price and the airlines you want before clicking “buy,” and try to book at least six weeks in advance for the best possible deals.

Taking Your Holiday

Arriving in Australia can be extremely exciting, but you may still have some research ahead of you. Australia is an enormous country, but it can be remarkably easy to travel. Flying tends to be the fastest and easiest way to get from one city to another, but driving along the country’s well-maintained roads can be a pleasure in itself. The Great Ocean Road, which hugs the coastline, offers some of the country’s most spectacular views. Consider what you want out of your holiday as you begin to research all your travel options.

About the author


Hi! I’m Ozzie!

Before joining Australia Exploring, I was a writer at Tripadvisor.

I'm looking for the best posts for you about travel adventures in Australia and around the world. This website has the purpose to inspire you to travel… travel more and better. I hope it can help you explore the world a little bit better.

I graduated from the University of Sydney. I live in California with my wife and two children.


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