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Accommodation and Travel

Are you looking for the most popular accommodation and travel in Australia?

If so, you're in the right place because you can use StartLocal® to easily find local businesses.

More About Accommodation and Travel

Every year around 5 million or so international visitors come to Australia. According to statistics from the Australian government most of Australia's tourists come from New Zealand, the UK, the USA, China and Japan. Overwhelmingly the main reason for travelling to Australia is for a holiday, followed by visiting friends and family, business purposes and then education. Employment and conferences ranked significantly lower.

Even though sometimes the value of Australia's dollar can be quite high relative to other countries, there is a vast array of options for exploring the country. These include options that range from backpacker hostels and caravans through to luxury hotels. Start Locals Accommodation and Travel section aims to list all of Australias motels, hotels, caravan parks, backpacker hostels, guest houses, bed and breakfasts and many, many more.
Some of Australias top tourist destinations include:

Blue Mountains
The Great Barrier Reef
Gold Coast
The Whitsundays
Kakadu National Park
The Great Ocean Road
Bungle Bungles

Tips on choosing the best accommodations that's within your budget

  • Date and availability. Decide which date you will travel and check if there any hotels, motels, or apartments that have available rooms for you to stay in. It is recommended to consider if the dates that you will be travelling is under a peak season for tourists.
  • Facilities and amenities. Check if the place you will be staying offers a range of amenities thats within your budget and if the facilities are properly maintained. You may be able to check photos of rooms and other facilities online.
  • Reviews. One way to determine if the place is ideal is to read comments from people who have stayed there.
  • Book early. Every tourist or visitor is a competitor in getting the best accommodations. Book in advance to prevent any problems in the future.

Tips for travelling in Australia

  • Mid week flights are usually much cheaper in price. Use a price comparison service to search through hundreds of flights to find a better deal.

  • It is always important for tourists to carry identification, especially your passport, and visa when travelling. Visitors from all countries, except New Zealand, are required to apply for a visa before travelling to Australia.
  • When driving, make sure that your vehicle is in top shape by conducting a vehicle check. Make sure that the petrol tank is full and water is topped up. If you are travelling in the outback, make sure that you take a charged mobile phone, map, plenty of water and food in case your car breaks down.
  • Abide by the laws of the country regarding road travel for ease and convenience.
  • It is illegal to hitch-hike in Australia. When in need of assistance, look for the nearest hotel or police station to provide the necessary service you need.

Latest Reviews

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Beautiful atmosphere from the moment we arrived. We loved the attention to detail with the linen and...
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The Escarpment Retreat

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08 Jul 2017

The car wash service is disgusting. The old man who runs it never does a good job. I complained abou...
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Sparkles Petroleum & Hand Car Wash

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04 Jul 2017

I cannot fault the experience we had at the Escarpment! The rooms are beautiful, the service and sta...
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The Escarpment Retreat

123 Alpine Tce, Mount Tamborine, QLD
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30 Jun 2017

Absolutely fantastic! The staff at the Escarpment were wonderful. It was a very enjoyable, and relax...
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The Escarpment Retreat

123 Alpine Tce, Mount Tamborine, QLD

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