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Save Money on your trip to Australia!

 

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We show you how to save money on your trip to Australia

These pages are for tourists, travellers, visitors or backpackers to Australia to help them save money.
It is part of the larger MoneySavingAussie website. Feel free to check out the rest of the site especially if you're planning on staying in OZ.

 

 

 

Cheap Mobile Phone Plans in Australia 

 

Many people haven't heard of these smaller mobile companies but they offer some of the best deals in Australia for Mobile Calls, Texts & Data.

 

Yatango Mobile offers some great deals on Mobile Calls from just 6c/min! It is a small mobile company but runs on the big Optus Network.

They also are offering a free 30 day trial for a limited time so get in quick!

 

Another option is Amaysim Mobile (also on the Optus Network). Calls from 15c/min, texts from 12c & credit that lasts 90 days!

If you sign up online above you get a free SIM card.

 

If you are a heavy mobile users then Amaysim Mobile Unlimited maybe the best option. With no contracts it offers Unlimited Calls, Texts & 4Gb Data for $39.90/month.

Again they often have up to 50% off deals with the link above.

 
 
 
 
Book cheap flights & hotels
 
Expedia Australia offers some of the cheapest flight & hotel deals in Australia

 

 

 

Best Bank Account Deals in Australia

 
Offers a No Monthly Fee Bank Account (unlike most other banks which charge a monthly fee).
You sign up online here & can then go into the branch to complete the rest of the opening formalities with your ID (a passport & credit card).
 
This makes it one of the best Bank Deals for backpackers in Australia.

 

 

 

 

Things to do in Sydney

 

Want to climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge but can't afford it?:

See Sydney Harbour bridge & Circular Key from one of the best look out points. 

The Pylon Look Out on Sydney Harbour Bridge is the cheapest way to climb part of the Harbour Bridge. It has amazing views. (Not quite as good as the Bridge Climb but not bad at all!) It is on the south side of the bridge
Only $13 (The Sydney Harbour BridgeClimb costs from $198!!)

 

 

Free Things to do

National Maritime Museum

NSW Parliament House

Government House

 

Rocks Discovery Museum

 

Art Gallery of NSW

 

Royal Botanical Gardens

 

Sydney Observatory

Manly Art Gallery

 

Sydney Fish Market

Museum of Contemporary Art

 

The Mint

 
Other Free things to do


 

 

 

Great Roof Top Bars in Sydney

 

Some great roof top bars are:

ShangriLa (but rather expensive but great views)

 

List of roof top bars


Cool Laneway Bars



Free Bus

 

Free City Bus 555 around the City Centre from The Rocks to Sydney Central station clockwise & ant clockwise every 10 mins

Mon-Fri 9 am-3.30pm. Late finish 9pm on Thursday.

Sat & Sun 9am - 6pm

Check it out here

 

 

Free Guided Walk around Sydney

Great tour based on donation only!


Free Wifi & Internet at the State Library of NSW & at most McDonalds Nationwide.



Worth Seeing in Sydney

Manly Ferry Crossing.

 

Cheap way to see most of Sydney Harbour, a great view of the opera house & Harbour Bridge from the water & check out the nice suburb of Manly with its nice beach. Costs just over $14 return.


Hostels with Free Wifi in Sydney


Big Hostel Sydney

Offering free internet on 1 computer & free wifi in hostel.

Also offer single & double rooms

Near to Sydney Central Station



Hostels with Free Wifi in Brisbane


Brisbane City Backpackers

 

Offering Free Internet on 5 computers & free wifi in the building.

Rates are cheaper if you book online or in advance. (Strange similar throughout Brisbane)

Near Roma St Station.



 

Compare Car Rental Deals




Relocation Specials in Australia

You can get a FREE or very low cost one way relocations of cars if you're prepared to relocate a car over a few days. You often only have pay for the fuel & if travelling from one part of Australia to the other (Sometimes you are given free fuel). These free or very cheap relocations are are often available due to cars or campavans (motor homes) being dropped off at different destinations.
However, you're much more likely to get these in summer months when demand very high to return them back to their locations.
Apollo Motorhomes offer relocation deals from $1 a day and sometimes even including free fuel!
Also check out:
Immova (used to be known as StandbyRelocs) which offers a range of relocations.
Drive Now is a similar service for showing you relocations available
Travellers Auto Barn sometimes have relocations: Call 1800 674 374 and ask for Brooke.
They Usually have their relocations listed under their
facebook page

TransferCar

Has cars & Campervan relocations
This site usually includes the following relocations deals on their site but worth checking this Camperman page out too
Campers
Campervan

 

 

Carpooling

Get lifts off other people travelling in Australia

Share your Ride


Save on Petrol in Australia

Check out Motormouth City Search to find the cheapest prices in the main cities of each state.
They also have a
country fuel prices to compare them with local districts

To spend less time in the traffic:
See traffic reports for Victoria:
 

Getting to and from Airports cheaply

There is a site that compares cheapest & easiest ways to get to and from the airport anywhere in the world

Check them out


Accommodation


Camping links for Australia

Free Camping in OZ

Use this search
to find free camping places

Find Cheap Camping
Turu to find a list of camp & caravan sites in Australia
 
 

Oz Camps

 

Excellent site where they show you were you can camp for free! All based on Google Maps & can even download on to GPS!

 
 

State Forests of NSW Camping

Free camping in State Forests camping or caravans depending on the location.

Explore OZ Website

Ideas about exploring Australia