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Title:
Frommer's Australia
ISBN:
9781628874525
Edition:
20th ed.
Physical Description:
vi, 471 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 21 cm. + 1 pull-out map.
General Note:
Maps on endpapers.

Detachable color map of Australia and Tasmania affixed to inside back cover.

Includes indexes.
Contents:
1. What's Great About Australia -- 2. Australia In Context -- 3. Suggested Itineraries -- 4. Sydney -- 5. Canberra -- 6. Melbourne -- 7. Brisbane -- 8. Cairns & The Great Barrier Reef -- 9. The Northern Territory -- 10. Perth -- 11. Adelaide -- 12. Tasmania -- 13. Planning Your Trip To Australia.
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Summary:
Everything you need for a successful Australian vacation - in one intelligent guide. The Australian dollar has in recent years plunged in value against the U.S. dollar making Australia far more accessible than it has been in years. To keep up with the changes the new currency situation has brought about, we've turned once again to Lee Mylne. This guide is updated each year, concisely written (so it's easy to carry) and printed in large, easy-to-read type.
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Everything you need for a successful Australian vacationâe*in one intelligent guide. The Australian dollar has in recent years plunged in value against the U.S. dollar making Australia far more accessible than it has been in years. To keep up with the changes the new currency situation has brought about, we've turned once again to Lee Mylne. Based in Brisbane (the third most populous city in Australia), Mylne has been an Australian travel journalist for nearly all her working life. She hascrisscrossed every state and territory of Australia by every means of transport, and she is a life member and past president of the Australian Society of Travel Writers.
This guide is updated each year, concisely written (so it's easy to carry) and printed in large, easy-to-read type.

In the guide:

Opinionated reviews of Australia's best attractions, hotels, restaurants, nightlife venues and shopsâe*everything you need to know, nothing you don't

Detailed local maps marked with hotels, restaurants, and attractions, plus a map of Sydney's ferry system

Expert tips and recommendations for Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef, Tasmania, and the Red Centre including Uluru

Reviews with exact pricing , so there's never any guessing, using the Frommer's star rating system

Suggested itineraries , including for families and for one-week visits

Smart advice on how to scuba dive, avoiding dangerous animals, dodging crowds, renting a car, money-saving packages, and more

A rich section on the history of Australia , including detailed context on Aboriginal issues and tips on cultural sensitivity

A handy pull-out, indexed map of Australia, ideal for in-depth trip planning

About Frommer's: There's a reason Frommer's has been the most trusted name in travel for more than 60 years. Arthur Frommer created the best-selling guide series in 1957 to help American servicemen fulfill their dreams of travel in Europe, and since then, we have published thousands of titles, become a household name, and helped millions upon millions of people realize their own dreams of seeing our planet. Travel is easy with Frommer's.


Author Notes

Lee Mylne is an award-winning travel journalist who has visited nearly every corner of Australia and is still enthralled by what she sees. She has written several Frommer's guidebooks and her work appears regularly in a wide range of Australian consumer and travel trade publications. She is a former president and Life Member of the Australian Society of Travel Writers . Lee lives in Brisbane, Australia.