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Holidays in Australia

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Australia Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most Australia hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

For more information about the impact of COVID-19 on your Australia trip, please visit our Coronavirus Information page.

Top Australia Flight & Hotel Packages

Novotel Brisbane South Bank Hotel
Berry Village Boutique Motel
Vine Serviced Apartments
Lodestar Waterside Apartments
The Edgewater Bed & Breakfast

Top hotels in Australia

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
5 out of 5
199 George St., Sydney, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$315 per night from 18 Apr. to 19 Apr.
4.6/5Exceptional! (2,008 reviews)

"The full harbour view room delivered on amazing views! Pool area was underwhelming and children left unattended having a lolly party in the spa with wrappers floating into the pool... not great. In room dining menu a disappointment, greater/better options should be available so you can really take ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Apr. 2021

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
The Star Grand at The Star Gold Coast
The Star Grand at The Star Gold Coast
5 out of 5
Casino Drive, Broadbeach Island Gold Coast, Broadbeach, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$189 per night from 18 Apr. to 19 Apr.
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,132 reviews)

"Happy with reception, everything went smoothly. Room was great , enjoyed the views. Had some nice meals and the breakfast was also good. The only dislike we were not told the room would not be made up on the following day of our stay or they forgot. Would have liked to have been told at the start. ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Apr. 2021

The Star Grand at The Star Gold Coast
Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney
Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney
5 out of 5
176 Cumberland Street, The Rocks, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$251 per night from 3 May to 4 May
4.4/5Excellent! (2,368 reviews)

"Recipients staff SAAD was very nice and helpful"…"

Reviewed on 4 Apr. 2021

Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Australia Holiday

There’s no doubt about it: Australia is a diverse place, with beautiful beaches, unusual animals, more than 60 wine regions and fascinating cities. You can surf, admire city skylines, explore rainforests and dive in underwater wonderlands all on the same continent—all you have to do is decide where to go. Join a  Cairns  dive tour to swim among the  Great Barrier Reef’s  colourful fish and coral. Explore rainforests and watch crocodiles (from afar) in nearby  Daintree .

Surf and swim on the  Gold Coast  and  Sunshine Coast . In  Brisbane , stroll along the gorgeous riverbanks and across the famous Story Bridge. Take the family to the  Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary a n d watch these cute creatures eating eucalyptus or sleeping. Let vibrant rainbow lorikeets land on your arms at feeding time.

In  Sydney , ride the train to  Circular Quay  to shop, dine and people-watch. The  Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb  provides glorious city views. Attend a performance at the iconic  Sydney Opera House  and stay after dark as it lights up in brilliant colours. Ferry to  Taronga Zoo  and spend the night. Swim at  Coogee Beach ’s ocean pool. Then do the Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk in reverse to reach famous  Bondi Beach , where you can surf and sunbathe on golden sands.

Bike through  Melbourne  to the  Royal Botanic Gardens  or cruise along the river to enjoy the city’s magnificent skyline. Visit the National Sports Museum at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. The  Great Ocean Road  drive offers many stops to view the rugged shoreline.

Stop in  Canberra to see the  Royal Australian Mint , the  High Court  and numerous museums, monuments and galleries. Take a trip to the  Blue Mountains , with ridge after ridge of beauty. Travel north to national parks to see wildlife like wombats, emus and goannas.  Uluru , around five-hours’ drive from  Alice Springs , is an unbelievable sight at sunrise and sunset. Visit  Adelaide  for water sports on the Great Australian Bight. In  Perth , look west to a sunset over the Indian Ocean.

Wherever you travel, you’ll find friendly locals and travellers, delightful food and drink and plenty of adventure throughout Australia. When is the best time to book your holiday? Right now!

Frequently asked questions

How much does an Australia holiday package cost?
Maybe less than you might think — from only AU$603, as a matter of fact! By combining hotels, flights and car rentals into a custom-built package, your getaway to Australia is only clicks away.
If I'm not able to travel, can I cancel my Australia holiday package?
If you’ve chosen an Australia holiday package, you can change or cancel it, but you may incur a charge in certain circumstances. You may be able to cancel and rebook for free if you’ve taken out your package within 24 hours. If it’s been longer than that, you may incur extra charges from your airline, hotel or car rental company. If your situation unexpectedly changes, make our Customer Service Portal your first stop for more info.
How do I get a cheap travel package to Australia?
Combine your bookings with Expedia and save up to $200. With more than 400 air carriers and 1 000 000 properties around the globe, your Australia holiday package can be tailored exactly to suit your budget. With all that extra cash, why not add in one or more fun activities and tours? That’s the easiest way to unlock even more discounts. That holiday you’ve always dreamed of in Australia is much closer than you thought!
Where should I stay in Australia?
To see terrific sights such as Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney is the place to be. Lots of travellers also rave about Melbourne, home to Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex and Melbourne Cricket Ground. If time isn’t an issue, why not check out both cities?
What are the top hotels in Australia?
The Langham, Melbourne and Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne know how to make their guests feel at home in Melbourne. If you also plan to visit Sydney, take a look at Four Seasons Hotel Sydney and Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney. Both are popular with travellers.
When is the best time of year to visit Australia?
There’s no right or wrong time to holiday in Australia. But if you’re hoping to score a good deal on your trip, consider the month of June. Airfares and hotel prices tend to be at their highest in March. Australia can be a busy place in January, July, April, so if you want to avoid the masses, visit in August, October, November.
How far in advance should I book my Australia holiday?
Reward yourself with the widest variety at the cheapest prices by booking your adventure to Australia nice and early. Air carriers tend to advertise tickets around a year before departure, so start locking things in as soon as possible. That being said, Expedia is constantly working to give you the best bargains around, so there’s never a bad time to book your dream holiday!
What does an Expedia Australia travel package include?
Expedia has everything you need to organise your Australia escape, but how your package is structured is your choice. Choose from a combination of flights, rental cars and hotels. Looking for some tours or experiences to keep you entertained? Once you’ve made your booking, you can add them too. Whatever your style, there’s a package deal to meet your needs.
What should I know before booking an Australia travel package?
A Expedia travel package can be customized for your circumstances and is a simple way to make your hard-earned dollars stretch further. How little or much you include is totally up to you. Hotels, rental cars and flights — come up with a combination that suits your plans.
Does Expedia offer Book Now, Pay Later Australia holiday packages?
Thanks to our proud partnership with online lender Affirm, you can Book Now, Pay Later. You can customize your holiday with Expedia packages, so why not customize your payment plan too?
Can I choose my airline with an Australia Expedia holiday package?
Yes, the choice is yours. Expedia has access to more than 550 airlines across the globe, so you can design your Australia holiday according to your budget and style.