Frommer's Australia from $50 a Day

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Wiley, Feb 3, 2004 - Travel - 667 pages
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Frommer’s is the name you can trust for great travel bargains. Our acclaimed $-a-Day series is not for backpackers who want to rough it, but for travelers with taste, who’ve outgrown their student lifestyle and demand comfortable accommodations and good, authentic meals at a reasonable price. Each guide is loaded with detailed listings for mom-and-pop motels, B&Bs, comfortable guesthouses, good-value bistros, and ethnic restaurants. You’ll find a bargain-hunter’s shopping guide, affordable fun after dark, and complete sightseeing coverage, including the best things to do for free (or almost).

Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go—they’ve done the legwork for you, and they’re not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. Every Frommer’s $-a-Day Guide is up-to-date, with dozens of maps and exact prices for every expense, so you can plan each day’s budget. Frommer’s knows that affordable travel doesn’t have to mean making sacrifices. It’s about having fun and getting a great deal!

Australia seems like an expensive proposition for a vacation. But it doesn’t have to be. With Frommer’s Australia from $50 a Day, you’ll save money every step of the way, whether you’re snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef, sharing a pint at an Outback pub, spotting 'roos and koalas, or snagging discount tickets to the Sydney Opera House.

Our authors, longtime residents of Australia, have uncovered hundreds of fabulous, affordable places to stay; you’ll find candid, detailed reviews of motels, apartments, B&Bs, and more, all with exact prices. It all comes with dozens of accurate maps, a complete sightseeing guide, and details on the best of Australia’s glorious beaches and bush walks, plus the most affordable diving. You’ll even get a free color foldout map!

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About the author (2004)

Sydney resident Marc Llewellyn is one of Australia’s premier travel writers and the winner of several travel writing awards, including the Australian Society of Travel Writer’s Travel Writer of the Year award 2001/2002. His latest travelogue, Riders to the Midnight Sun, tells of his cycle journey from the Ukrainian Black Sea to Arctic Russia—in a bid to escape the Australian heat.

Lee Mylne is a Brisbane-based travel writer who writes for a range of publications, including the national travel trade magazine, Travel Week Australia. Born and raised in New Zealand, she traveled widely before finally figuring out she could make a living out of it. She has lived in Australia for the past 16 years and is currently president of the Australian Society of Travel Writers. She is also a co-author of Frommer’s Australia 2004, and Frommer’s Portable Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.

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