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You don’t have to go very far to have a holiday straight out of a travel magazine, picture-perfect views and all. From Sydney to Brisbane on the east coast to Perth on the west, Australia is ready to deliver a trip you won’t soon forget. Best of all, when you score great deals on Australian airfares, you won’t go bankrupt investigating everything Oz serves up to the table of tourism. Put your toes in the sand at Bondi Beach or make the trek around Uluru; Australia is your oyster.
The best time to visit Australia depends on quite a few factors. Given its massive size, climates vary from north to south. Plus, certain cities see a massive influx of travellers between June and August. During these Australian winter months, tourists from the Northern Hemisphere are enjoying summer holidays.
To avoid crowds while enjoying pleasant temperatures, the best time to travel in Australia is in September and October. During the spring you can begin jumping in the water along the southern coast, and the red centre hasn’t reached its peak heat—a good time to hike or take an ATV for a ride. Snag a cheap flight to Kingsford Smith Airport in Sydney during the spring, and you can take a leisurely walk along the water after your show at the Opera House. You will also enjoy drier conditions in the north during this time of year, so plan that holiday from Sydney to Melbourne (SYD to MEL) and go on a walking tour that won’t leave you drenched. Autumn is also a good time to travel in Australia, when the temperatures in cities like Hobart and Canberra are perfect for outdoor dining or a quick sail.
Expedia.co.nz always has cheap flights to Australia, no matter when you decide to travel. Compare flights well in advance or take advantage of a last-minute fare: You always win when you book one of the best Australian flights with Expedia. The time to book your holiday down under is now!