One of the most cosmopolitan areas in Australia, Sydney is a city filled with culture and art, fashion and fine dining, stunning nature and beautiful people. The city itself is a great spot to visit for those travelling on a budget and it is easy to find cheap flights to Sydney from AU$114, and reasonably priced accommodation in this stunning city.
From December to the beginning of March, Sydney is in its peak season. The warm weather calls most tourists and travellers to the beaches and harbours. It is also a time of many celebrations and festivals, which makes the summer a great time to visit.
The shoulder seasons in Sydney fall between mid-April and mid-May, mid-August and September, to mid-December and the middle of January. These times typically see a lull in tourism, which makes not only for more inexpensive flights, but a larger opportunity for visitors to explore the many delights of the city, such as the theatres, the Royal National Park or the Taronga Zoo.
Sydney's off season falls around the beginning of June and lasts until the end of August. Although the temperatures during this time period are mild and beautiful, many tourists seek warmer spots. Because of this, finding cheap tickets during the winter season is easy.
Distance: 8km south of Sydney's centre
Also simply referred to as Sydney Airport, this busy hub is close to the heart of the city and offers many options for transport. For a small fee you can take the train or a bus, or, if you prefer more freedom, for a larger fee you can rent a car or limousine. Many hotels also offer complimentary shuttle service.
Online resources for your travel to Sydney
One of the best resources for finding accommodations and dining, attractions and events, the official city of Sydney website has all the information you need to make your trip exciting and safe.
The Bureau of Meteorology website has up-to-date reports on the current climate in Sydney, as well as future forecasts.
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