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Get to Australia for the Summer - Travel Tips  

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Reviewed by: Ena
Location: Oakville
Duration: 5 Days
Departure date: from 02/17/2013 to
Travelers: 4
Name of travelers: Ena Dowdy


Ena Dowdy is going to leave home for destination Australia.


If you have finally decided to get to Australia this summer as your dream destination, you’ll need to start planning as soon as possible in order to get the best flights and discount packages available.  The good news is that travel to the continent has never been more popular with increased carrier routes that help to increase your travel options and reduce the price of your air fare.

Planning a trip to Australia isn’t a last minute thing but if you do it right, you can see everything that you want to see on your vacation without breaking your budget. ll it takes is some time and access to some resources that will help you get the best deal and <a href="http://www.flightnetwork.com/flights/" rel="dofollow">cheap discount flights for your vacation</a>.

Mind the Seasons

Sometimes it is hard to imagine the dry, desert like continent of Australia as being susceptible to rain fall but it is.  Like any other country, it has a rainy season but it is predominantly in the tropical north regions of Australia. If you plan to visit there, avoid scheduling your trip from November to April when the coastal regions of the north experience cyclones and generally wet, stormy weather.    You can expect on average twelve days of rain each month during the wet season.

Summer lasts from December 1st to February and is the best time to vacation there. A bit of a warning from seasoned travelers to Australia regarding the tropical summer months. Pay close attention to beaches and signage.  While swimming and surfing are popular vacation pastimes, the tropical summer months are also high season for jellyfish and while a sting won’t kill you, they do hurt a little.  Take advantage of the great weather but watch for warnings.

Quick Tips for Travelers

  • Beat the heat and stay hydrated! In the extreme heat and dryness of Australia travelers find that they become dehydrated very quickly or suffer ill effects from sun exposure. ear your sun block (choose a higher strength one to protect you better from the hot sun in Australia) and always have a bottle of drinking water with you. Drink before you feel thirsty to avoid health risks or sunstroke.
  • Make time for the stunning beaches of Australia. With crystal white sand and clear blue waters they might be the most beautiful beaches in the world.   Pick a public beach for your safety and abide by signs and warnings for your safety, but enjoy the continents favourite pastime.  Grab a board and try your hand at surfing!
  • Always book with certified tour agents whenever venturing out on the ocean or on land.  Certified tour operators are responsible for your well being and come with references to give you added peace of mind.


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