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Best means of Travel - Rental Car, Rail, Air, etc ...

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Best means of Travel - Rental Car, Rail, Air, etc ...

I'll be arriving in Brisbane at the beginning of October. I would like to travel to Sydney from there. Then onward to Perth.

So, far the rail passes look the best. Just wanted to ask to see, if I might have overlooked another option.

Thank-you,

Greg

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1. Re: Best means of Travel - Rental Car, Rail, Air, etc ...

I guess it comes down to your budget and what time you have available to travel. Australia is a huge country and it takes time to drive it. The best way on limited time is by flying.

I would hire a car and drive down to Sydney and see some of our coastal towns.

tripadvisor.com/Travel-g255055-c3001/Austral…

from Sydney I would fly to Perth. (5hr flight).

www.qantas.com.au

www.virginblue.com.au

www.jetstar.com.au for domestic flights.

If you book ahead you can get some cheap fares on these airlines mentioned.

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2. Re: Best means of Travel - Rental Car, Rail, Air, etc ...

Hi Greg

Check out a bus pass, it may be easier for your travel to Sydney and allow you to stop at towns on your way, this way you can experience some beautiful areas. Sydney to Perth is a long way on a train... cheers

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3. Re: Best means of Travel - Rental Car, Rail, Air, etc ...

The best way to travel with limited time is by air.It is usually not that expensive.If travelling into Australia with Qantas look at an airpass.Otherwise our discount airines are

www.virginblue.com.au

www.jetstar.com.au

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4. Re: Best means of Travel - Rental Car, Rail, Air, etc ...

I am pretty sure it would also be cheaper to fly from sydney to perth.

That drive would take 4 days of solid driving through quite alot of nothing. The train takes 3 days as well I think, so you lose quite a bit of holiday time.

Virgin airlines have cheaper flights if you fly mid-week.

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