Flights to Perth: practical information
Cheap airfares to Perth
We can’t blame you for wanting to spend your holidays in beautiful Perth. It may be all the way across the country, but flights to Perth are totally worth it. If you’re on a tight budget, stick with a low cost carrier for your journey. Tiger Airways, JetStar Airways, V Australia and Qantas service the route from Sydney.
When to book the cheapest flights to Perth
Perth is a lovely spot to visit in the spring and autumn, with Mediterranean weather from November to April. The winter months tend to be mild but rainy. It’s a good idea to book your Perth flights at least 4-6 months in advance for the best fares.Peak season: Spring (Sept-Nov) and autumn (Mar-May) are ideal, weather-wise.Low season: Summers can be very hot while winters can be quite rainy.
Direct flights to Perth take 5 hours from Sydney.
Experience Perth: what to see and do
Perth is one of Australia’s most popular destinations for its beaches, vineyards, hot and warm Mediterranean climate. The city is charming and the locals are laid-back. What more could you ask for while on holidays in Perth?
Cottesloe Beach: Perth is a great city for swimming and Cottesloe Beach is the safest for swimming. The beach is lined with pine trees, cafes and pubs; it makes a fantastic day trip out of the city.
Guildford & The Swam Valley: If you hire a car in Perth, make sure you spend an evening out in Guildford for some fine wines and grub. This neighbourhood is not lacking in fine art galleries, craft breweries and restaurants and the nearby National Trust town of Guildford is a treat.
Fremantle Prison: Yes, we really are recommending you visit a prison while in Perth! This old convict-era prison is one of the most imposing buildings in Fremantle and is now on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Perth.
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Accommodation in Perth
Due to Perth’s recent rise in the mining industry means that hotel prices in Perth have also risen quite dramatically. Current room rates are right up there with Sydney’s and Melbourne’s hotel prices. Room rates tend to be the most expensive mid-week, so consider booking your hotel stay for the weekend instead.