Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) is about 30 minutes away and there are direct daily flights with Jetstar Airways and Virgin Blue
to/from Sydney and Melbourne, and only to Melbourne with Tiger Airways Australia.
Brisbane Airport is just a short drive south.
There are long distance bus services with Greyhound Australia and Premier along the eastcoast of Australia on a regular basis, including buses to Cairns and Brisbane. Sunbus provides buses to areas north, including Rockhampton, Townsville and Cairns.
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See also: International Telephone Calls
Australia is on a GSM 900/1800 network, so if you have an unlocked phone that works on those frequencies, you will be able to buy a prepaid SIM-card and stick into your phone when you're in Australia. You will receive a new Australian phone number with the SIM-card.
To dial out of Australia use the prefix 0011, followed by the calling code of the country you are trying to reach, followed by the area code of the city/town (without the 0!) and finally the phone number.
Within Australia, it is necessary to add an area code to the phone numbers if you are calling from outside the area. Below are Australia's area codes:
000 is the emergency telephone number in Australia, but the international GSM mobile emergency telephone number 112 also works on mobile phones.
Australia Post is the government's postal service. Most suburbs will have at least one post office. A standard letter or postcard sent within Australia will cost $0.60. Internationally, it costs $1.60 to send postcards anywhere in the world. Letters cost $1.65 to send within the Asia Pacific region and $2.35 to anywhere else in the world.. It is also possible to send things as parcels or by express mail.
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