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Calling All Melbourne Tourists! Learn The Tricks Of The Trade!

Melbourne has a lot to offer tourists and there will be many places and activities you will have on your “must see” list. However, being in a new city is exciting and daunting at the same time and you may feel that you need a little guidance. Here are some tips and tricks to help you make the most of your trip to Melbourne; from how to save some money to finding the best place to have your evening meal.

Money saving

Travelling can be expensive, especially in a city such as Melbourne where there is such a wide variety of things you will want to try and places you will want to visit. Saving as much money as you can where possible is a good idea to ensure that you don’t find yourself with not enough money to get to the places you are dying to see. Most of the major tourist attractions and important places in Melbourne are within walking distance from each other; save money on taxis and public transport by seeing Melbourne on foot and burn some extra calories too.

Choosing to stay in an apartment instead of a hotel can also save you money. You can share with friends and have the extra comfort of more room and the freedom to come and go as you please. Also, you will be able to save money buying food to cook in your own kitchen rather than eating out every day.

Download the app

There are a wide range of Melbourne apps to help you get around the city with ease. From apps to help you figure the maze of laneways and backstreets, apps with voucher codes to help save you some money at the shop and apps such as Zomato, which will give you fantastic suggestions on the best place to grab something to eat. There are many apps that can help make your trip to Melbourne that bit more memorable.

Be prepared

Melbourne has earned itself the title of the city with “four seasons in one day” due to its unpredictable and sporadic weather. You never know just what the weather will do in Melbourne so it’s best to be prepared. Check the weather forecast and prepare for every eventuality. Layer your clothing, so if you need to add or take off a layer you can. Grab an umbrella and your sunglasses, as you never know which one you are going to need!