Daily Bulletin


  • Written by Diana Smith

From a diverse and friendly wildlife to some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the world, Australia is an absolutely gorgeous country that offers endless unique experiences the whole family could enjoy, whether you’re an adult or just a small kid. However, considering the country’s size and faraway location, planning a trip to Australia can take a lot of time and effort, especially when the whole family’s involved. So, here are a few handy tips that will help you plan the perfect family vacation to Australia with ease:

When to visit Australia

Like most continents, Australia also has different seasons and a few different climates. The difference here, however, is that the seasons in Australia are opposite to those we are used to in the northern hemisphere. And while some of Australia’s northern states might be warm and pleasant all year round, the southern ones tend to have a bit colder and harsher winters.

The summer (December through February) is high season here, which means that the prices typically skyrocket during this period, especially when it comes to flights and accommodation. While Australia’s spring (September through November) or fall (March through May) might be a more affordable, yet still warm and pleasant option, the winter (June through August) is ideal if you’re looking for great deals.

Planning an itinerary in advance

Before you book your Australian vacation, think about your priorities first, and what type of holiday would suit your family the most. Are you the types that put their trust in a tour guide to help them see the best sights and destinations, or do you like to have your freedom and independence when on a holiday? Do you think spending days on end lounging on the beach is your idea of heaven, or would you rather go on a cruise around Australia that would allow you to see more of this gorgeous country? As long as you construct a loose itinerary in advance, you’ll be able to plan the ideal holiday that would make the whole family happy.

Thinking about your priorities

As you simply can’t travel the whole of Australia in just a couple of weeks, it might be a good idea to delegate, opting for a fun and quality holiday, instead of an over-crammed schedule. In order to do this, you might need to sit down with your family and talk about your must-see sights, as well as some age-appropriate activities for the kids, in order to create the best itinerary.

To help you achieve this, you might want to follow Australia’s Family Travel Guide, which will take you through the best accommodation options, interesting family events, as well as car rentals that will make your vacation that much more convenient.

Setting a realistic budget

Australia is quite a costly country to visit. Not only is transportation, accommodation and dining more expensive than you might be used to, but regular, everyday costs might add up quickly as well. Not to mention that merely one economy ticket to Australia could cost upwards of $1000. For that reason, it might be a good idea to explore Australian prices before you depart, and set a healthy, realistic budget that will easily get you through your vacation. Don’t forget to throw in a safety buffer as well, some extra money to use just in case.

Considering an extended stay

While it may not seem like it at first glance, Australia is an incredibly vast and expansive country that could take months to properly discover. So, if you want to see as much of this beautiful continent as possible, it might be a good idea to stay in Australia for as long as your schedule permits. A two-week vacation is the absolute minimum that will allow for a comfortable stay.

Considering the fact that a flight to Australia could often take longer than 10 hours, it might also be a good idea to consider a layover in a scenic location somewhere halfway down the road. Although this plan might require adding two more days to your vacation, it will make long-distance travel more pleasurable and easier to handle, especially when traveling with small kids, while still giving you the opportunity to see and experience a few more destinations along the way.

Talking to the children

If your children are old enough, consider including them in your vacation planning process. Even though parents often think an extravagant experience is necessary for a memorable holiday, the truth is that kids are often more than satisfied with even the simplest of pleasures, such as playing in the park, going on a family picnic or taking a dip in the pool. So, ask your kids what they would like to do, and which activities would make them happy, and make planning your Australia itinerary that much simpler.

With an extended stay and a healthy budget, as well as some fun and interesting activities, any family vacation to Australia can be a beautiful and memorable experience.

Writers Wanted

StickyWilds Casino Review


Guide to the classics: Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier — gender, gothic haunting and gaslighting


Food, tools and medicine: 5 native plants that illuminate deep Aboriginal knowledge


The Conversation


Prime Minister Interview with Kieran Gilbert, Sky News

KIERAN GILBERT: Kieran Gilbert here with you and the Prime Minister joins me. Prime Minister, thanks so much for your time.  PRIME MINISTER: G'day Kieran.  GILBERT: An assumption a vaccine is ...

Daily Bulletin - avatar Daily Bulletin

Did BLM Really Change the US Police Work?

The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement has proven that the power of the state rests in the hands of the people it governs. Following the death of 46-year-old black American George Floyd in a case of ...

a Guest Writer - avatar a Guest Writer

Scott Morrison: the right man at the right time

Australia is not at war with another nation or ideology in August 2020 but the nation is in conflict. There are serious threats from China and there are many challenges flowing from the pandemic tha...

Greg Rogers - avatar Greg Rogers

Business News

What Few People Know About Painters

What do you look for when renting a house? Most potential tenants look for the general appearance of a house. If the house is poorly decorated, they are likely to turn you off. A painter Adelaide ...

News Co - avatar News Co

Important Instagram marketing tips

Instagram marketing is one of the most important approaches for digital advertisers. If you want to promote products online, then Instagram along with Facebook is the perfect option. After Faceboo...

News Co - avatar News Co

Top 3 Accident Law Firms of Riverside County, CA

Do you live in Riverside County and faced an accident and now looking for a trusted Law firm to present your case? If yes, then you have come to the right place. The purpose of the article is to...

News Co - avatar News Co


Most Popular Casino Resorts in Australia

Australia, officially the Union of Australia, is a country that occupies the entire continent of the same name, the island of Tasmania and other smaller islands. It is the sixth-largest country in...

News Co - avatar News Co

Don’t Forget to Pack This Essential

Fifty-megapixel DSLR? Click. Dual-voltage blow dryer? Looking good! AC adapter? You’re totally plugged in now. But before you take off on your international journey, there’s one more thing you’r...

Susan Doktor - avatar Susan Doktor

Road Trip Packing List: Things to Take While Traveling in Australia

Traveling across Australia by car, what can be better than that? The country is beautiful in all seasons, in any weather, on any day. However, due to its rich diversity, you do need to complete ...

Daily Bulletin - avatar Daily Bulletin

News Co Media Group

Content & Technology Connecting Global Audiences

More Information - Less Opinion