Travel Assistant

Sydney is one of the world’s safest and friendliest cities to visit. A top tourist and business destination, Sydney also ranks high in global surveys on health. To make your visit to Sydney and NSW as enjoyable as possible, plan your trip thoroughly.

In the Travel Assistance section you’ll find information to help you plan your visit, such as applying for an Australian visitor visa. There are helpful facts on the climate, Australian currency, Customs at Sydney Airport, and transport to get around the city.

The Health and Safety page has information on emergency and medical contacts and links to official sites for alerts, and helpful advice on walking and hiking in national parks, swimming, driving, and avoiding insect bites and sun protection.

There’s useful information about car rentals, the tourist refund scheme, public holidays and visitor information centres. You’ll also find handy iPhone and Android apps for official guides to Sydney and NSW.

We wish you a safe and happy stay.