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Asylum in Australia takes form of a visa called the protection visa. https://www.immi.gov.au/visas/humanitarian/_pdf/seeking-protection-in-australia.pdf under the If your protection visa is refused section: If you stay in Australia without a visa you will be placed in immigration detention and removed from Australia. That is crystal clear: the refusal ...


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It very much depends on the airline / booking site / travel agent he uses. Some let you enter your passport details when you arrive at the airport, others require it up front (especially travel agents). Frankly your best bet is to just scan it all and email it to him, then IF he does need it - problem solved :)


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Australia does not require visa labels to be put in your passport. Furthermore, as a South African passport holder you can apply on-line. This means you would not need to send your passport anywhere at all.


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You need to visit the Do I need a Transit Visa page. Check whether your passport makes you to be in the "Categories of eligible travellers". The Criteria you seem to have fulfilled: enter Australia by Aircraft leave within 8 hours, not need to leave the airport transit lounge except to continue their journey -- with this timeframe, I will presume you ...


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Bring your Doctor's report in English and you are allowed to take 3 months of supply of your medicine to Country. Workarounds to use it for 6 months: If you're using 5mg of some medicine, you may ask your Doctor to type 10mg daily usage on report. You may bring 10mg packs of 3 months supply. Take half everyday. You have 6 months supply. Australian ...


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I travel in and out of Australia regularly with prescription medication, as well as over the counter stuff like paracetamol. As long as the prescription stuff is labelled, they never worry (at most they ask if you have enough for your stay in the country). I generally declare it anyway, but the over the counter stuff - there's a checkbox on the arrival ...


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For those particular drugs, don't worry about it: acetaminophen, calcium carbonate (Tums) and loperamide (Imodium) are widely available over the counter in Australia itself. The Therapeutic Goods Administration page for visitors, and in particular its link to the entire list of prohibited substances (which doesn't contain any of those three), is useful for ...


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I do this also with USD when I travel. When you get to Europe don't convert the money immediately. Keep it in your bag/hotel safe unless you need it. Chances are you won't need it, so by not converting it immediately you save yourself possibly considerable cost converting to Euros and then converting the leftover back to AUD. If you do find yourself ...


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One option which hasn't been mentioned is the public BBQ's that are common in Australian parks. For example Brisbane has 490 parks with public BBQ's.


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Where you are from and where you want to go? For flights around Europe you could try airixo.com. It will show you all the places you can fly to from your location, when and for how much (you can filter the results by maximum number of changes etc.). Downsides: it's basically just Europe and it seems they search only low-cost carriers.


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Adioso lets you search for any time. Additionally Skyscanner lets you search across an entire month. Generally Skyscanner has a better range. Bren on the road has a good overview of searching for a trip in this way.



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