Sydney, Australia is a harbour city known for its beautiful beaches, mild temperatures and variety of sights and attractions for tourists. Sydney offers many tours and cruises of the area, and there are many outdoor festivals in the summer. You can always find cheap flights and travel packages to Sydney throughout the year on such sites as Sydney Flights Accommodation and Totally Australia.
The weather in Sydney is mild for the most part, and enjoyable all throughout the year, with more than 300 days of sun per year. Note that the seasons are the opposite of the United States – summer runs December-February, March-May is autumn or fall, June-August is winter and spring is September-November. Summertime temperatures range from 79 degrees F or 26 C to hotter than 104 F or 40 C. November-February is a time to catch Sydney’s outdoor festivals and enjoy activities such as bushwalking and cycling. November is the start of beach season. Winter is cool, with rain for two weeks and temperatures in the 50s. If you don’t like the beach, you may prefer to visit during the winter.
If you’re interested in visiting Sydney, the internet is a great tool for finding flight deals. United offers nonstop flights from San Francisco and Los Angeles, CA, from $870. Qantas offers round-trip flights from Los Angeles or San Francisco at $858, and even cheaper ($678) if you travel before the end of August. You may be able to find cheap flights by checking online for seats just after midnight. Most airlines update their systems after this time and you may find seats that weren’t available earlier. Also, some airlines have seats that they need to sell, but do not advertise. It may be worthwhile to call the airline directly and ask if they have any seats they want to sell cheaply.
There are a variety of Sydney hotels from small bed-and-breakfasts to five-star hotels. Hotels in the Rocks area offer spectacular views and are in the heart of the city and attractions. Kings Cross is a popular hotel district, although it is in an area of town with bustling nightlife and therefore can be loud at night. Hotels in the Rocks can run upwards of $250 a night, but there are always specials available.
Sydney is enjoyable basically all year round!
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