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Is Passport Needed To Go From Sydney To Perth?

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1. Posted by tonyoz (First Time Poster 1 posts) 7y Star this if you like it!

I heard somewhere and it could have been on a blog or forum, that you needed to take your passport along if you wanted to fly anywhere in Australia from one domestic airport to another. I presume this was something to do with the security situation.

As I am intending to fly from Sydney to Perth in the new year, and as I am a UK citizen, do I need to take my UK passport, and who wants to see it anyway?

2. Posted by mojorob (Moderator 1047 posts) 7y Star this if you like it!

You usually need to show photo ID, so it's not usually necessary to show a passport unless that is all you have which is acceptable to them.

Edit: them = airline

[ Edit: Edited on 28-Dec-2009, at 23:14 by mojorob ]

3. Posted by fussy (Inactive 208 posts) 7y Star this if you like it!

You need a photo ID acceptable to the airline. Check with your carrier what their requirements are.