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Melbourne Airport, Australia.

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Can I wait airside at Melbourne (MEL) until midnight before passing immigration?

I'm planning on travelling to Melbourne and currently hold an Australian eVisitor (subclass 651) visa. It does not have a fixed entry date (I can arrive any time up to the expiry of the visa). The ...
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Does an Indian citizen need a transit visa in Melbourne?

I am from India, now in New Zealand. I have booked a ticket in Qantas Airways: Auckland - Melbourne Terminal 2- Melbourne Terminal 2 - New Delhi, New Delhi to Ahmadabad. I will be staying in ...
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Regarding myki Explorer pack

According to this website, the myki Explorer pack includes a day unlimited travel in metropolitan Melbourne. It's also mentioned there that it includes $9 myki Money for travel. Does it mean that ...
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Do Australian domestic air tickets increase in price close to departure date?

According to Google Flights, there are reasonably priced (~100 USD) tickets from Sydney to Melbourne (roundtrip) for all dates, including a couple of days from now. Is it typical? I plan to fly in ...
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Is 1h 40 min enough to connect from International to Qantas Domestic at Melbourne Airport (MEL) on a single ticket?

I'm an international traveller. I'm travelling to Canberra via Melbourne on a single ticket. My flight has a transit at Melbourne (MEL) Airport. From Melbourne, it is Qantas Airways flight which I ...
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Domestic to International transfer at Melbourne airport

I am traveling from Adelaide to Chicago with a transfer in Melbourne and L.A. booked through on Qantas. Qantas has changed the flight times, and on my return trip I have 1 hour and 10 minutes to catch ...
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Is 1hr 50min enough for an International to Domestic connection at Melbourne Airport?

I am flying from the U.K. to Melbourne, Australia. I then have to catch a flight to Sydney (a separate booking) but I'm worried about how long I need in between landing and the Sydney flight. I land ...
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Domestic connection times at Melbourne airport

I have realized that on my booking (American Airlines, through Kayak, on a single ticket) I have a domestic-to-domestic connection with 35 minutes layover at Melbourne Tullamarine (MEL) airport: ...
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Is there anywhere at Melbourne Airport to buy a Myki?

I've had a read of the Wikivoyage page for Melbourne airport, and discovered the much much cheaper way into the city via the 901 bus to Broadmeadows then the train. However, in order to do this route,...
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Getting between Melbourne's Tullamarine and Avalon airports?

A friend is going to be needing to get from one of Melbourne's airports to the other. There doesn't seem to be any direct transfer. Is there a method (other than taxi) to get from one to the other, ...
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Why is Melbourne-Singapore-Melbourne return flight is costlier than Singapore-Melbourne-Singapore return flight? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do return flight costs vary depending on the country of origin? I am trying to book a return flight from Melbourne to Singapore, but it is costing me AUD 999, i.e. almost ...
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Sensible public transport from Melbourne Airport into city center during rush hour?

I'm flying into Melbourne, Australia first thing in the morning in a few weeks. At that time of the morning (rush hour, I assume) a taxi would be madness. What's the most cost efficient form of ...
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Transit visa needed for Australia when flying from New Zealand to South Africa?

I'm flying with Qantas from Johannesburg to New Zealand in 9 days. On the way back I have to wait 14 hours for next flight. Not going to leave the airport (Melbourne airport). Do I need a visa for ...
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Long stopover time in Melbourne Airport

I and my wife have planned for a short Australia tour, just covering Sydney as we have only 5 days in our hands. But it looks like during our return journey we will have a 14 hour stopover time at ...
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Differences between China Southern and Cathay Pacific

I am flying to China from Melbourne to Sanya either by Cathay Pacific or China Southern. China Southern will give me a shorter layover, but it might not have the same service. Is there anything ...
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