Melbourne Travel Information

The currency in Australia is the Australian Dollar. Tipping is not mandatory in Australia but a 10% tip in restaurants and hotel bars is normal for good service.

Australian medical services are among the best in the world. Visitors from UK, NZ and Finland can get free or heavily subsidised medical care. Other visitors should get travel insurance when visiting Australia.

Banks are open during business hours on weekdays, but are closed weekends. Cash is available from ATMs around the clock.

Melbourne weather is seldom too hot, or too cold. Its temperate climate makes it comfortable whatever the season.

A Melbourne Map is a must when planning your trip. You can see where the main attractions are and make an informed decision on the best way to get around.

Australians drive on the left side of the road. Speed limits are clearly marked.

Dotted around the city you'll find great visitor centres with reliable up-to-date info on everything ‘Melbourne'.