Australia Travel Specialists Atlanta
Welcome to our website! We at Go Walkabout Travel are your Australia Travel Specialists for Atlanta Georgia
With over 30 years of designing customized itineraries for our Atlanta clients traveling to Australia and New Zealand, we have a wealth of knowledge to assist you.
Our New Zealand and Australia Travel Specialists for the Atlanta region are born and raised in the land down under; you are guaranteed to receive the specialized knowledge that only a local would know… plus you can practice speaking like an Aussie or Kiwi!
Below are some personalized tips from our Australia Travel Experts on what you need to be mindful of when planning an Australia Vacation from Atlanta.
1/ If you are a US Citizen, you will need a visa when enjoying a vacation in Australia or a business trip in Australia. Your Australian Travel Specialists can assist you with these. You must ensure you have at least six months of validity left on your passports from arriving back in the USA and declare any criminal records upfront; otherwise, you may be denied entry.
2/ Like anywhere in North America, traffic and flight delays can cause mayhem and a bad start to your holiday! If you are traveling to Atlanta Airport from other areas in Georgia, i.e., Macon or Athens, please leave yourselves plenty of time. It is way better to be checked in and enjoy a drink than to be stressed at the beginning of a dream vacation!
3/ Flying times from Atlanta via Los Angeles to Sydney in the land down under are approximately 19 hours in one direction with Qantas- this does not include the airport transfer time.
Stopover options exist, and New Zealand and Australia are a great combination vacation, or how about some time in Fiji?
4/Jet lag always hits the worst when flying back to Atlanta after enjoying your luxury vacation in Australia. Always allow yourself an extra day or two before going back to work. Trust us; you will be happy with our advice!
5/ Always plan to arrive a day or two early if you have booked a guided tour in Australia. This will allow you to adjust to the time zone and be less stressed if you have a flight delay and are connecting to a coach tour. Of course, your Australia Travel Agent is always there to assist you with any problems with our 24/7 emergency number.
6/ Book early! We need time to start planning and designing you a once-in-a-lifetime custom itinerary to travel Down Under. The earlier you book, the better your chance of staying in the best accommodation options and getting the first choice on small group tours. If you want to enjoy an adventure package to Uluru, Australia, snorkel, or dive on The Great Barrier Reef, you must know the best time to travel to Australia.
7/ Consider having a mixture of accommodations when planning a trip to Australia. Some domestic flights have tight luggage restrictions; if you go for several weeks or more, you will want to do some laundry. Your accommodation choices range from high-end luxury island retreats like Hayman or Lizard Island, glamping in a true Australia outback experience at Ayers Rock/Uluru, to enjoying a five-star cruise in Australia, plus much more.
8/ Be aware of time zones! Just like North America, not all areas of Australia have Daylight Saving. When on a flight, always listen to the flight attendant to check if the time has changed. Even Australian States and Cities that sit above each other have different time zones during daylight saving, i.e., Sydney and Brisbane.
9/ Keep an eye on the Atlanta Airport website on your day of departure! Double-check the Atlanta Airport website departures to ensure your flight operates on time. Most airlines do not advise if there are any schedule changes or delays right before the flight date. If they do, it is usually way after the fact!
We are excited to customize a personalized vacation package from Atlanta to Australia or New Zealand. Whether you are planning a fun-filled family trip, attending a conference, celebrating a wedding anniversary, using a graduation gift, or enjoying a romantic honeymoon, we can create an unforgettable experience just for you. Let us tailor-make a fantastic once-in-a-lifetime journey that suits your specific needs and preferences.
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