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Finding Airline Flights in and out of Melbourne, Australia is one thing.

Hopefully this section of Family Getaways Melbourne presents several topics that will help you organize your time in Melbourne, Australia.

Finding answers to questions like these can sometimes be difficult.

  • How do you get to and from the airport?
  • Where can I park my car?
  • Is public transport available?
  • Where are the airports?
  • Are there other airports in Melbourne apart from Tullamarine?
  • Where can you fly to in Australia from these Airports?
  • Are there any Hotels nearby?

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Cheap Flights In And Out Of Melbourne - The Basics


There are 4 Melbourne Airports

  • Melbourne International Airport, formally known as Tullamarine
  • Avalon (servicing Domestic and Freight flights)
  • Essendon (mainly freight and private travel lines)
  • Moorabbin (freight and Private traffic)

Within Australia the 3 main airlines servicing inter and intra state air travel are...

  • Qantas
  • Jetstar
  • Virgin Blue

Qantas Jet On Tarmac At Tullamarine Airport Melbourne

Melbourne Airport Qantas plane compliments ofhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisjrn/3472246931/

Tips On Cheap Airline Flights And Travel


  • Try to avoid flying on Australian Public Holidays or peak times say in Easter and at Christmas. School holidays are another time to try and avoid the higher airfares. Check a yearly calendar for these periods and dates.
  • There is no need for a passport to travel between states however photo I.D. will be required due to security measures.
  • You are able to be met and seen off at all domestic departure and arrival terminals
  • Virgin Blue Air flights are basic but comfortable and for that extra pampering and comfort then Qantas can provide all you require.


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Over the years I have had the opportunity to travel between several different States of Australia including over Bass Straight to Tasmania.

I have also experienced International flying both leaving and re-entering Australia, quite an experience.

Both experiences have their challenges however in Melbourne it is pretty straight forward.

Just follow the signs, ask for directions if you need to and enjoy your experience.

When booking your Cheap Airline Flight ticket be very aware of any extras like

  • charges for extra baggage (check with the airlines as to how much luggage you can take on bard without incurring an extra charge. Sometimes the extra charge can counteract the saving on the fare.
  • be aware that some airlines charge a booking fee
  • some airlines also charge a fee if you opt to choose your own seating.

All these extras can add up an sometimes create a travelling experice that well and truly eats into your budget.




Once you have chosen your cheap airline flights, take some time to choose somewhere great to stay in Melbourne.

Choosing very comfortable and cost effective Melbourne Accommodation  is easy.

Click onto the image below and select what you need. The number of rooms required, the budget you can spend and of course the location.

Melbourne boasts world class accommodation for every level of spending.

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If it is pure indulgence you are after then pop over here and book that special Luxury Hotel experience.

And if it's airport transfers that you require look no further - Viator can help you solve that problem.

There is no airport rail transport at the moment but there is public transport in the form of buses to and from the airport as an option as well as taxis and of course the airport SkyBus Express

There is so much to see and do in and around Melbourne and the great thing is that you can use the services of my affiliate partner Viator to make your stay in Melbourne so much more pleasurable.

With excellent tours that are put together for your total enjoyment you can sit back and enjoy the experience withoput the hassle of trying to find your way around.

Check out what Viator has to offer for top day trips from Melbourne ideas.



I don't know what it is but whenever I visit Tullamarine Airport whether it be to fly in or fly out or to meet someone, the experience always thrills me!

The airport is growing with terminals being renovated to make for a better travel experience. I'm really looking forward to my next visit out there for whatever reason.

So exciting.

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Melbourne Tullamarine Airport - Top International Airport

Aircraft landing at Tullamarine Airport in Melbourne Australia compliment of http://www.flickr.com/photos/97911558@N08/9104055755/

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