Travelling to Australia Checklist

1. Your Visa

All visitors to Australia must have a valid visa to travel to and enter Australia (other than New Zealand passport holders who will normally be granted a Special Category visa on arrival). The appropriate visa will depend, amongst other things, on your purpose for visiting Australia.

For more information on Visa options for ICRA2018 delegates click here. 

2. Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is a must have before travelling. We suggest that you not only take out travel health insurance in case of illness, but also take out optional extras to cover cancellations, lost luggage, theft, delays etc. Travel Insurance can easily be booked online, or through your travel agent.

3. Flights

Travelling to Brisbane has never been easier with Brisbane Airport (domestic & International operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Servicing 30 airlines and flying to 79 destinations.

To get a competitive quote for flights to Brisbane click here and use the Qantas widget to search.

For information on Brisbane airport and its services click here.

4. Accommodation

Secure your accommodation in Brisbane before you arrive. Why not book at one of the ICRA2018 delegate hotels and get a competitive room rate.

To book accommodation through the Conference Secretariat click here. 

5. Travel arrangements from the airport to your hotel

Brisbane City is located only 20 minutes from the Domestic & International Airport terminals. To get from the airport to the city why not use Brisbane’s AirTrain Service.

ICRA 2018 delegates can get a discount here.

To book a private airport transfer we suggest Con-X-ion Airport Transfers. Click here for details.

Otherwise the Taxi and Uber services in Brisbane are safe and convenient to use. Both terminals have a dedicated Taxi and Uber pickup area.

6. ICRA2018 Conference Registration

Before you arrive in Brisbane make sure you have successfully registered to attend the Conference. Registering before you arrive will save you time on site at the Conference. If you are pre-registered, when you arrive, all you need to do is visit the registration desk to collect your name tag and delegate materials.

To register for the Conference click here. 

7. Australian Dollars

The currency in Australia is Australian Dollars (AUD). ATM’s are available throughout Brisbane and will recognise cards issued by most banks. VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Diners Club are accepted by most outlets in Brisbane. Currency exchange booths are available in both the domestic and international airport terminals as well as in Brisbane City.

8. Adaptors

The electricity in Australia is 220/2240 volts AC, 50Hz with three-pin plugs. This is Australia wide. Some hotels may provide power adaptors, however on site at the Conference venue no adaptors will be available. So make sure you pack an adaptor so you can charge your phone, laptop etc. during your stay.

Australia requires a Type I – three pin adaptor. For more information click here.