Australia is one of the best places in the world if you enjoy solo travelling or are heading out on a solo adventure. This is true for both Australians and international travellers - it's a great place for all soloists, no matter where you're from! We here at Sailing-Whitsundays love travelling (in both groups or travelling alone!) and have spent a lot of time trekking around this amazing country. Using our expertise and experience, we have created a guide to help you with your solo travels.
The 457 visa will be scrapped in Australia. On 18 April 2017 the Prime Minister of Australia announced that the 457 visa be no longer and will instead be replaced by the TSS visa, or Temporary Skill Shortage Visa, which will address genuine skill shortages.
If you're coming to Australia to visit or stay, getting a job is probably your top priority. Australia is big and full of jobs, especially those targeted at travellers and temporary residents. Jobs in tourism, hospitality, farming, agriculture and sales are usually readily available and are ideal for part-time or temporary work.
Flight bumping is a reality of flying with commercial airlines. We hear stories of guests getting bumped from flights due to overbooking or overcrowded flights all the time, and you might be wondering if it can happen to you.
The most common airport to fly into to visit the Whitsundays and Airlie Beach is Proserpine Airport (PPP) located 40km outside of Airlie Beach. Below are a list of flights that are available throughout the week .
Sailing Whitsundays is here to get you on the holiday of your dreams, where you can explore and relax and enjoy the beauty that Australia has to offer. We try our best to give you the best price possible in order to help you enjoy your holiday a little more and ensure you’re getting the best for your money. That’s where price matching comes in.
Laws are recently been put into place by the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) to ensure merchants have the right to surcharge for payment (credit card fees) while also ensuring that customers are not surcharged excessively. Sailing Whitsundays, which by definition of the RBA, is considered to be a small business, has to abide by the new laws, which come into effect in September 2017.
The Whitsundays are one of the most beautiful and diverse regions in all of Australia. At the heart of the Great Barrier Reef and home to Whitehaven Beach, it attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year, most just passing through as they travel around the rest of the country. Ideal for backpackers, whether travelling in groups or solo, the Whitsundays are a top destination for any traveller!
Whitehaven Beach is one of the most iconic beaches in Australia, if not the world. Famous for its white silica sands and untouched beaches, Whitehaven is one of the most visited and photographed places in all of Australia.Itâ€™s great for swimming, sunbathing, exploring and even camping!
Aerial tours are a great way to see the Whitsundays, especially if you're short on time, or want a unique vantage point of one of the most beautiful places in Australia. There are several different types of aerial tours you can go on, depending on length, budget and where you want to go.