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Travelling Australia end of June!

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1. Posted by Barbie_nurse (First Time Poster 1 posts) 4y


I've decided I want to travel Australia before I join the army later this year. I have no idea where to go or how to go about it so i'm really looking for advice. Do I plan where I'm staying before or just find somewhere when I get there? I'm totally clueless! Never travelled on my own before so it's going to be an experience! Lol.

How much money would I need to take for a couple of months?

Also if anyone is planning on travelling round the same time a travel buddy would be good! :)

Thanks, Alice

[ Edit: Edited on 03-May-2012, at 10:35 by Barbie_nurse ]

2. Posted by alan84 (Full Member 132 posts) 4y

Im planning to go next year saving as.much as.i.can app u.need.about.a 1000 a month.

3. Posted by Dodger (Inactive 875 posts) 4y

Definitely don't plan. Or at least don't make solid plans that can't be changed. Think of it as going out on army maneuvers! Have a loose plan but be prepared to change at a moments notice.

It will be getting quite chilly in most of Australia by June, so consider hitting Sydney or Melbourne first then get north to areas like Darwin and northern Queensland which is the ideal climate at that time of year.

4. Posted by Ozswift (Budding Member 6 posts) 4y

Hi Alice,
I will be glad to to help you with information, but you don't seem to have questions yet..

Anyway a couple of months expenses will depends on your spending behaviour and where about are you staying
(hostel $750 to $1200 month
, hotel $$$$
, shared accommodation same like hostel or less depends on location and furniture)

anyway fixed transport expense is about 6.5 AUD daily..
if you have other questions let me know...

good luck

5. Posted by TRichmond (Budding Member 8 posts) 4y

Hi Alice, Im arriving in Sydney on the 19th of June, if your around there then would be more than happy to chat about buddying up!

Tom, 19, England

[ Edit: Edited on 16-May-2012, at 17:11 by TRichmond ]

6. Posted by Jade005 (Budding Member 5 posts) 4y

Hi alice, me and a friend arrive in cairns on the 4th of July. We are spending 4 weeks travelling to Sydney before stopping off in new York on our way home to the uk. We have a grey hound bus pass. If you are stuck and want to meet up with people let me know.