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Adelaide Airport (ADL)

Location: The airport is situated four miles (6km) west of Adelaide.
Time: GMT +9.5 (GMT +10.5 from first Sunday in October to first Sunday in April).
Contacts: Tel: +61 (0)8 8308 9211.
Getting to the city: A public bus service called JetBus collects passengers from the bus stop on the left side of the plaza as they exit the terminal. A number of door-to-door shuttle buses are also available at this bus stop.
Car rental: Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Thrifty are among the car hire companies represented at the airport.
Airport Taxis: A taxi rank is located left of the plaza as travellers exit of the terminal. Concierges help passengers by allocating taxis. The taxis are metered and the trip to downtown Adelaide takes about 20 minutes.
Facilities: Adelaide is among the most modern of Australia's airports, providing passengers with a wide range of duty-free shopping opportunities, as well as ATMs and currency exchange, free wifi, luggage storage, first aid facilities, a children's play area, a prayer room, and numerous bars and restaurants.
Parking: A multi-level short-term car park offers undercover parking linked to the terminal: the first 30 minutes cost A$5 and each hour thereafter costs between A$2 and A$6, up to a daily maximum of A$40. Economical long-term parking can be found a short distance from the terminal (linked to the airport by free buses), which costs A$31 for the first day and additional cost of about A$10-A$20 per day thereafter.
Website: www.adelaideairport.com.au
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Brisbane Airport (BNE)

Location: The airport is situated eight miles (13km) northeast of Brisbane.
Time: GMT +10.
Contacts: Tel: +61 (0)7 3406 3000.
Transfer between terminals: The Airport Transfer Bus takes passengers between terminals and from both terminals to the Skygate shopping precinct for free.
Getting to the city: The Airtrain Rail Link departs every 15 minutes to and from the Brisbane Central Business District. It operates between 5.15am and 10pm, taking about 20 minutes. There is also a direct link to the Gold Coast. Taxis, limousines and airport buses are also available from both terminals.
Car rental: Car hire companies represented at the airport include Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar, Redspot and Thrifty.
Airport Taxis: Black & White Cabs and Yellow Cab Co can be hailed at the airport. A A$3.70 airport pick-up fee is charged in the airport taxi ranks, and the meter fee is added to this cost.
Facilities: The airport includes cafes, bars, and restaurants, bureaux de change and ATMs, duty-free shopping facilities, and a huge variety of other shopping opportunities. Hotel reservation and visitor information services are also available.
Parking: Short-term parking is adjacent to the terminals, and costs A$4 for 15 minutes, A$9 for 30 minutes, A$18 for an hour, A$22 for two hours, A$27 for three hours and A$28 for four hours. Long-term parking is connected to the terminal via a covered walkway and costs A$56 for four to 24 hours, while the Airpark costs A$20 for one day and is farther from the terminals, accessible by the complimentary shuttle service.
Website: www.brisbaneairport.com.au
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Cairns International Airport (CNS)

Location: The airport is situated five miles (8km) north of Cairns.
Time: GMT +10.
Contacts: Tel: +61 (0)7 4080 6703.
Transfer between terminals: A covered walkway connects the Domestic and International terminals (about a five minute walk).
Getting to the city: There is an airport shuttle bus service to hotels and the city centre and taxi ranks are located directly outside the arrival halls. Most major hotels operate courtesy bus services to and from the airport.
Car rental: Avis, Red Spot, Budget, Hertz, Europcar and Thrifty are represented at the airport and can be found in the international arrivals hall or in the central concourse of the domestic terminal.
Facilities: Shops, restaurants, bars, currency exchange and ATMs, baby-changing facilities, showers and baggage storage are available in domestic and international terminals. Duty-free shops are also available, and mobile phone rental is available in the international terminal. Facilities for the disabled are good.
Parking: Short-term parking, located across from terminal, starts at A$5 for the first hour with a daily limit of A$15. Long-term parking is in a designated area of the Domestic Lot. All parking areas offer 10 minutes free parking.
Departure Tax: None.
Website: www.cairnsairport.com
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Canberra International Airport (CBR)

Location: The airport is situated five miles (8km) east of Canberra.
Time: GMT +10 (GMT +11 from last Sunday in August to last Saturday in March).
Contacts: Tel: +61 (0)2 6275 2222/2236.
Getting to the city: There is an Airliner shuttle bus service during the week to the city centre, which departs hourly from outside the main doors of the central terminal building. Taxis are available at all times to the city centre. Limousines are also available.
Car rental: Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar and Thrifty, among others, are represented in the central terminal area.
Facilities: There is a bar, a restaurant, post office and ATM available in the terminal. There is a foreign exchange bureau on the ground floor of the central terminal. Those with special needs are well catered for.
Parking: Short- and long-term parking is available at the airport close to the terminal.
Departure Tax: None.
Website: www.canberraairport.com.au
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Darwin International Airport (DRW)

Location: The airport is situated eight miles (13km) northeast of Darwin's city centre.
Time: GMT +9.5.
Contacts: Tel: +61 (0)8 8920 1811.
Getting to the city: An airport shuttle bus meets all flights, and taxis are available. Public transport to and from the airport is limited, but a public bus operates to bus stops near the airport.
Car rental: Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar and Thrifty are represented at the airport.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are available from the taxi rank directly in front of the terminal. Taxis are metered and an approximate fare for a trip to the CBD is A$25 to A$30.
Facilities: The airport terminal has ATMs and foreign exchange, several food and drink options, duty-free shopping, internet kiosks, wifi, shower facilities, and a variety of general shops. Facilities for the disabled are good. The airport is a smoke-free zone, but smoking areas are provided.
Parking: Short-term parking is available adjacent to the airport. Parking is free for the first 15 minutes, A$8 for the first hour, and an additional sum of about A$3 per hour thereafter, up to a daily maximum of A$40. Long-term parking is available at A$35 for one day, A$60 for two days, and about A$20 extra per day thereafter.
Website: www.darwinairport.com.au
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Hobart International Airport (HBA)

Location: The airport is situated 11 miles (17km) east of Hobart.
Time: GMT +10 (GMT +11 from first Sunday in October to last Saturday in March).
Contacts: Tel: +61 (0)3 6216 1600.
Getting to the city: The Airporter shuttle bus service meets flights for transport to the city centre. Taxis and limousines are also available.
Car rental: Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar and Thrifty are represented at the airport.
Facilities: The airport has a Domestic and an International Terminal. Facilities include a cafe, bar, ATM, restaurant, wireless Internet access, newsagent and gift shop.
Parking: Secure and valet parking is available at the airport.
Departure Tax: None.
Website: www.hobartairpt.com.au
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Melbourne-Tullamarine Airport (MEL)

Location: The airport is located 16 miles (25km) north of Melbourne's city centre.
Time: GMT +10 (GMT +11 from first Sunday in October to first Sunday in April).
Contacts: Tel: +61 (0)3 9297 1600.
Transfer between terminals: The terminals are all within walking distance.
Getting to the city: Numerous public bus routes access the airport, but the most convenient transport option is the SkyBus, an express bus service between the airport and the city centre, operating 24 hours a day, every day of the year, and departing the airport every 10 minutes. Taxis, airport shuttles and rental cars are also available.
Car rental: Car rental companies include Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar, Redspot and Thrifty.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are readily available at the airport, and taxi ranks can be found outside Terminal 1, and between Terminals 2 and Terminal 3. Taxis can also be found on the ground floor of the transport hub outside Terminal 4.
Facilities: The airport has excellent facilities, with ATMs, currency exchanges, and a variety of bars, restaurants and shops in all terminals. Other facilities include showers, baby change facilities, public telephones and a medical centre. Shopping includes duty-free. Facilities for the disabled are good.
Parking: The airport has a vast range of parking options and each parking lot has different rates. Substantial discounts are available for online bookings. A courtesy bus service operates between the long-term parking and the terminal buildings.
Website: www.melbourneairport.com.au
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Kingsford Smith (Sydney) Airport (SYD)

Location: The airport is situated about 5 miles (8km) south of Sydney.
Time: GMT +11 (GMT +10 from the first Sunday in April to the first Sunday in October).
Contacts: Tel: +61 (0)2 9667 9111.
Transfer between terminals: The Airport Rail Link connects the international (T1) and domestic terminals (T2 and T3), and the T-Bus provides a frequent service between T1 and T2. The Domestic terminals are walking distance apart.
Getting to the city: The Airport Rail Link is the fastest and most convenient way to reach the city centre and the suburbs. Trains run every 10 minutes and the journey to the centre takes 13 minutes, from where connections can be made for all suburban services. There are two railway stations at the airport: one is located directly below Terminal 1, and the other between Terminal 2 and Terminal 3. Public bus 400 runs between the airport and Bondi Junction. Shuttle bus companies provide direct transport to and from the airport and must be pre-booked; hotel buses are also available.
Car rental: All the main car hire companies are represented at the airport.
Airport Taxis: There are supervised taxi ranks outside the terminal; regular taxis and maxi taxis (for groups) are available from here.
Facilities: There are a wide variety of shops, bars and restaurants throughout the terminals, as well as shower facilities, internet kiosks, designated smoking areas, cell phone rental and duty-free shopping. Foreign exchange and ATMs are available throughout the airport. Medical facilities and baggage storage are also available in T1. Business services in Terminals 1 and 2 offer meeting rooms and internet.
Parking: Both the domestic and international terminals have easily accessible parking areas. Discounts are available for booking online in advance.
Website: www.sydneyairport.com.au
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Perth International Airport (PER)

Location: The airport is located seven miles (12km) from Perth's city centre.
Time: GMT +8.
Contacts: Tel: +61 (0)8 9478 8888.
Transfer between terminals: A free shuttle bus links all four terminals, operating 24 hours a day.
Getting to the city: Bus 40 runs daily from Terminals 3 and 4 to the Elizabeth Quay Bus Station via the Great Eastern Highway. The journey takes approximately 55 minutes. Bus 380 runs daily from Terminals 1 and 2 to Perth city centre via Elizabeth Quay Bus Station, Belmont Forum Shopping Centre and Victoria Park Transfer Station.
Car rental: Avis, Budget, Thrifty, Hertz, Redspot, and Europcar are all represented at the airport.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are available outside the terminals, and a trip to central Perth will cost approximately A$43.
Facilities: Facilities include a selection of bars and restaurants, various retail stores and a duty-free shop. ATMs and bureaux de change are also available. Travellers will also find internet access and an information centre. Access to all terminal facilities is provided for disabled visitors.
Parking: Short-term parking is free for the first 10 minutes, then charged at A$8 for 30 minutes, A$13.40 for 60 minutes, A$19.80 for two hours, up to A$3 per hour thereafter and A$49 per day. Long-term parking is about A$25 per day for the first three days, and A$12 per day thereafter.
Website: www.perthairport.com.au/
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Orlando Melbourne International Airport (MLB)

Location: The airport is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) northwest of downtown Melbourne.
Time: GMT -5 (GMT -4 from March to November).
Getting to the city: A Space Coast Area Transit (SCAT) stop is located outside the main terminal. SCAT buses provide transport throughout Brevard County via Route 24, operating from 7am to 7:45pm; a one-way fare is $1.50. Melbourne's Greyhound Lines bus terminal offers daily service to major Florida destinations and beyond. A few local hotels offer courtesy transfers with advance bookings.
Car rental: Car rental agencies at the airport include Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, National, and Thrifty. The rental car desk is located next to Baggage Claim in the main terminal.
Airport Taxis: A number of taxi companies offer metered service to and from the airport, including Cab To Go, Call A Cab, Hollywood Taxi, and Mitch Taxi Service.
Facilities: Airport facilities include an ATM, lost and found, pet assistance, an airport museum, on-site police department, two restaurants, and an airport museum.
Parking: Parking is $1 per half hour, up to a daily limit of $10. Motorcycles and oversized vehicles cannot be accommodated. There is a cell phone lot for pick-ups and drop-offs.
Website: www.mlbair.com
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