Travel Resources for your Australian Trip

Welcome to my Travel Resources Page. Here I here is a list of my favourite travel resources that I think you should check out while you are planning your trip to Australia.

I use most of these resources myself and I have gone into deeper details of why I suggest these resources in blogs, articles and pages throughout this website. This is just a summary, so you can quickly find what you need.

If you think you know of a better resource that what I have recommended below? Please let me know, and I will check it out and I can then update my resources list.

I always want you to save you as much money and ensure you get the best products/services – this is what this whole website is about!

BEST DAY TRIPS – I have partnered with the best tour companies in Australia to give you some of the best deal around on the best products. Please of “Hot deals” so check them out today!

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momondo – I think that momondo is the best flight search tool. The interface is great and you always get the best the prices with out having to look too deep. Try it today for your Australian flights.

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Car Rentals – Not just airport rentals that is for sure, Airport Rentals offers the best car rental prices everywhere including city pick ups. Cheapest Car Rentals I have found in Australia and anywhere in teh world for that matter.

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World Nomads – I love World Nomads Travel Insurance. Great pricing and you can insure yourself while you are already on the road. In my opinion they are the best insurance provider for your Australian travels.

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Jobs4Travellers in Australia. Promo code MYAUSTRIP1 – 10% discount on standard membership and coupon code MYAUSTRIP2 – 10% discount on the “Ozzie Starter Pack” which includes TFN and bank account set up.

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CAMPERVAN HIRE – Get the best deals on campervans and motorhomes in Australia using this link. You have every option available and is much cheaper than booking direct – no tricks!

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Amazon – Who doesn’t like Amazon? Great place to get your gear such as backpacks, travel accessories or anything else for that matter. Great for your kindle collection for reading in Australia too!

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Booking.com – I am a big fan of booking.com because it is so easy to use and always has the best deals. Good honest reviews and has loads of different accommodation; budget or extravagant any where in Australia.

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Backcountry – Great for citizens of the USA. A great online shop with everything you could ever imagine for your travels to Australia. A great resource to get ready before you leave.

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Hostelworld – I once used Hostelworld religiously. Hostelworld is great if you know you definitely want to stay in hostels. Reviews are honest and there are lots of great deals in Australia.

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1cover – Looking at staying in Australia or while? This is a great resource if you wanna to hire a rental car often. They offer a car rental excess by the year – totally worth checking out.

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Budget Direct – Looking at staying in Australia for an even longer time and you want to buy a car? Look no further than budget direct for the best value car insurance.

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Intrepid Travels – Highly qualified Guides, small groups and great tours make Intrepid travel a great choice for an organised tour. Get booking for Australia; places fill up quick.

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Topdeck Travels – Great organised tours around Australia. Very popular and highly rated tour company. You can always expect a great tour with Topdeck.

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Contiki – Founded in New Zealand and now allover the world.. A very famous tour company. Meet loads of other travellers and have a bit of a party on the way while in Australia. Certainly not a boring tour!

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Living Social – Love a good deal? I sure do. Living social offers loads of prepaid discounts for restaurants, events, activities and even travel in Australia. Worth checking out to nab a deal!

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Mac in a Sac – Great jackets and gear that are ideal for travelling to Australia. Great material, high performance and pack-away in a sac! Very handy and deliver to USA and the UK.

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Priority Pass – Business class lounges without a business class ticket to Australia? Sure! Travel is never easy and for a small price you can travel in much more comfort. I use these lounges all the time.

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Udemy – Might seem a bit of strange company to recommend but there are some great travel related courses to get you well on your way to Australia and to get a good understand of how to travel generally.

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Agoda – Another great choice for booking your Accommodation. Great deals and honest reviews. I always compare with booking.com and they often have the same places, so I just compare price.

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Tripit – A great app and a must have for your Australian travels. It automatically stores all your travel information and plans on your mobile offline so you have it when you need it most.

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Gumtree Australia – Gumtree is Australians market place for anything you may need. Need to buy a car? Need to sell something before you go home? Find a long term rental? Gumtree does it all.

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Workaway – Great place for volunteering in Australia. In exchange for some work you can get your accommodation, food etc and make some great friends along the way.

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Helpx – Another great hub for finding work in exchange for accommodation and food in Australia. It is a unique way to travel and certainly worth considering in your travels.

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Woofing Australia – Interested in working on an organic farm and learning organic principles in exchange for for food and board in Australia? Well this is your go too.

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Vayable – Vey cool website. Do tours with locals in Australia and every tour is unique. An example is going out with a local to walk Kangaroos near Sydney. Great place to find something a bit different.

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Lonely Planet – I still love using a guide book. Lonely Planet is my preferred choice because it is well structured and well organised. Ebooks available too if you don’t want a hard copy for your Australian guide.

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Transferwise – Often much cheaper than transferring between your home bank and your Australian bank. The fees are low and the exchange rates are good. Worth checking out to compare to see if they can save you money.

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