The second largest city in Australia, Melbourne is a major city for commerce and is home to some of the most popular sporting events and festivals in the country. It is widely considered as the cultural and sporting capital of Australia and has many sporting events, cultural events, performing arts and architectural events that take place during the year.
Melbourne has shared the top spot in a survey of “most liveable cities” three times (2002, 2004, and 2005); this was based on cultural aspects, climate, cost of living, and social conditions such as crime rates and health care. These factors all make for a great holiday and there are some great deals on flights to Melbourne available which should be taken advantage of sooner rather than later.
Visiting Melbourne is a great experience and there are many festivals taking place that you should try and get to if you are in the city at the time. The Melbourne Comedy Festival and takes place between 1-26 April and is one of the three largest comedy festivals in the world; it features some of the best comic acts in the world and will have you in stitches. The Melbourne film Festival takes place from 25 July to 10 August and is definitely worth a visit if you are a film fan and like a film that offers something a bit different to the norm.
Melbourne has 4 airports and flights are constantly arriving and departing which allows customers to find the best deals for them. Melbourne International Airport is the city’s main airport where all major airlines fly to and from, and Tullamarine is where the low cost airlines fly into.
Choosing your flights will depend on the weather you are looking for; the weather is quite unpredictable and can easily change from very cold to very hot on the same day. The picturesque parks offer the best place to see this amazing change in climate. Whatever you decide to do and see make sure you find the best deals on flights available.