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Australia (Melbourne) Feb 2015

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1. Posted by RawrrAtMe (Budding Member 6 posts) 2y

Hey everyone,

Booked my flight a couple weeks ago, flying from London on 8th Feb 2015 and land on the 10th.

Anyone else arriving around the same time?

Would be nice to meet others heading out around the same time.


2. Posted by LisaM93 (Budding Member 6 posts) 2y

Hey! I'll be flying into Melbourne around that time too ? I'll be flying out from ireland on the 12th should be arriving on the 13th! Can't wait woo!
Lisa ?

3. Posted by MarcoPolo89 (Full Member 159 posts) 2y

Hey hey!
Just got approved for my WHV - haven't booked a flight yet but looking to go to Melbourne around February time! You guys know where abouts you'll be staying???

[ Edit: Edited on 10-Dec-2014, at 05:35 by MarcoPolo89 ]

4. Posted by RawrrAtMe (Budding Member 6 posts) 2y

Hey guys,

I haven't looked too much into detail about hostels yet, but there are loads about.

I see quite a few people talking about St.Kilda (spelling?)
But I'm down for anywhere pref cheaper price than not.


5. Posted by davidwoodhouse (Inactive 11 posts) 2y

Looks alright man

This one is cheaper and got a better rating

Hostel world is definitely a good site to use my sister used it when she travelled Europe last year

6. Posted by Sander (Moderator 4932 posts) 2y

Quoting Reveller-90

Hostel world is definitely a good site to use my sister used it when she travelled Europe last year

If you use the accommodation link up above in the menu, you'll find all the same hostels as on hostelworld, plus those of hostelbookers, plus a bunch more (mostly guesthouses and hotels, but also some other hostels) from yet another booking site. It also combines reviews from travellerspoint members with reviews from people who booked through hostelworld. Check it out sometimes; quite a good selection this way.
(Here's these same two hostels, and the general budget accommodation page for Melbourne.)

7. Posted by Jlyonstumble (Budding Member 5 posts) 2y

Hello, I think I'm catching the tail end of this conversation but after a lil bit of poking around on Hostel world and websites like that I've found prices are usually cheaper just booking direct with the hostel. Hostel world will take a cut of the money I think (don't quote me on this I'm a bit of an idiot)
I do think that Hostel World and the likes is great for finding hostels and checking out reviews on certain places but when you compare for example Base, St Kilda in Melbourne, the prices on Hostel world are like £40 dearer than if you book direct with Base. Doesn't sound like much but when you look at it like that could possibly get you another 2 nights in the hostel than you're saving a good amount booking direct.

I'm not sure if I'm missing something or w/e and I don't mean to sound like an asshat about it, so sorry if I am! just something I found while poking about the other day.

8. Posted by KellieBarnes (Travel Guru 813 posts) 2y

FWIW all properties set their own prices on Hostelworld, Hostelbookers, Travellerspoint, etc.

9. Posted by jos1990 (Inactive 10 posts) 2y

Hey! I'm looking at going Australia and New Zealand . I planned to in February and Heathrow would be my airport of choice as I leave near London lol.