More Tour and Travel Advice for: Australia, USA & Canada, Australia and New Zealand
Planning a Trip Away
Choosing a tour | Tips on Saving for a Trip
What to pack
Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or taking your first big trip overseas, deciding on what to pack is an important decision.
Suggested Packing List | Visiting the Northern Territory | Laptops | Digital Memory Storage | Guide Books and Maps | Power Adapeters | Shoes and Footwear
Suitcases, backpacks, weight restrictions and more…
Overnight bags for Island stays | Suitcase or Backpack ? | Luggage Limits | Day Bag | Carry on Luggage
Health, Safety and Security
Australia is a safe and friendly place, there are however a few steps you may like to take to further ensure a safe and comfortable tour.
Avoiding Jet Lag | Health | Vaccinations | Security | Bugs and Aussie Insects | The Australian Sun
Credit Cards and Cash machines to travellers cheques and exchange rates – it’s all here.
Exchange Rates and Currency Conversion | Cash Machines | Banks | Credit Cards | Spending Money | Travellers Cheques | Tipping in Australia
Age Considerations in Australia
What’s the legal drinking age in Australia? How old are the people on our tours? Find out here!
Age restrictions for travelling with Contiki | Age of people on tour | Average Age of People on Tour | Drinking Ages
Here’s the easiest and best ways to get to our hotels and starting points for our Australian Tours!
Ibis Styles Alice Springs Oasis | Cairns Colonial Club Resort | Quality Frontier Hotel, Darwin | Daydream Island Resort, Whitsundays | Aussie Sailing Adventure Office, Whitsundays | Travelodge, Sydney | Hotel Ibis, Brisbane
Before you go
Things to get organised before you leave home.
Travel Insurance | Visas | Contiki Travel Documents | Passports
What you can expect while on tour.
Laundry Facilities | Pre Departure Meeting | How many people are on a tour? |
Departure and arrival times | Travel Time | What if you miss the coach?
World Wide Weather and Time Zones
Find out what time is is where and what the weather will be like by following the links below.
Time Zones | Weather
Did you know…?
Tips and Info on topics that you may not have though of…
Reverse tours | Swimming in Australia during stinger season |
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