Let’s face facts. Australia is not a cheap country for international travelers.
But don’t let that stop you from visiting this truly magnificent island continent. No doubt there are some places where you simply HAVE to shell out the big bucks. If you’re looking for budget options, this is where you bid a teary farewell to helicopter tours over the Great Barrier Reef and sunrise camel rides to Uluru.
But take heart. With a little bit of planning, you can still save quite a few dollars when pulling together your Australia itinerary.
Here are some tricks that we used to make sure our wallets didn’t take too much of a beating when we planned our 2 weeks in Australia.