Until now, Australia remains the most unknown country in the world, because it was not for nothing that it used to be called Terra Incognita. Australia can rightfully be called a country of the very best. Judge for yourself: the smallest continent, the most deserted of all continents, the driest climate (there is less rainfall per year than in South America or Africa), the hottest (in the summer with the Simpson Desert, the temperature reaches + 60 ° C in the shade), and the most strict immigration service, getting to Australia is not so easy. Let's see how this can be done.
Choose a direction. In Australia, everyone will find a vacation to their liking. Beach lovers and golden sand lovers will appreciate the Gold Coast, a 40 km long sandy beach with 300 days of sunshine a year. The Great Barrier Reef is a real mecca for divers and surfers from all over the world. Ecotourism fans will enjoy visiting Dandenong National Park, Hillsville Animal Sanctuary, Koala Sanctuary and the Great Australian Road (the longest and most scenic road on the mainland). The cost of excursions varies from $ 70 to $ 1000.
Decide when is the best time to go. Please note that the rainy season in Australia is from October to March. The dry season begins in winter, from April to September.
Take care of obtaining a visa, this is the most difficult and responsible point. To obtain a visa, you must correctly and correctly fill out the visa application form. The questionnaire consists of 47 items, the questions are very detailed. Separate questionnaires are filled out for children. We emphasize the importance of correctly filling out the application form, it depends on it whether the applicant receives a visa or not!
With a completed application form, you must contact the Australian Embassy. To obtain a tourist visa, you need to have documents with you: a completed application form, two color photographs 3, 4x4, 5, a valid international passport, a Russian passport, a certificate from the place of work, a bank statement, copies of property documents, a copy of a marriage certificate, copies of a certificate about the birth of children, if any. If you have a visitor visa, you must attach an invitation from an Australian citizen. All copies of documents must be translated into English and certified by a notary. A tourist visa is issued for a period not exceeding 90 days. It is very important to make a favorable impression on the staff of the Embassy who will be conducting the interview.
Next, select a suitable hotel. In Australia, you can find hotels of any price level, from the simplest to the luxurious deluxe hotels. The average cost of a room per person is from $ 17 to $ 35 per night.
Then select an airline. You can get to Australia with several airlines, the most convenient flight is through Tokyo, where visa-free transit is allowed. From Moscow, flights to Australia are offered by the leading Australian airline Qantas, also via Tokyo. Daily flights. Famous airlines offering flights to Australia include Aeroflot, Cathay Pacific, Korean Air and Emirates. It is not so easy to get to this distant mainland, but once you have been there, you will be conquered by its beauty forever!