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GOLD COAST Bus

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GOLD COAST Taxi

GOLD COAST Taxi – these taxi companies operate in the Gold Coast area (check with each service what fare they charge, especially if one is going from one tourist town to another – e.g. from Surfers Paradise to Broadbeach or Gold Coast):   Black Label Transfer: +61 7 5528 2733 Broadwater Taxi: +61 403 587 […]

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GOLD COAST CAR RENTALS

GOLD COAST CAR RENTALS   Avis: +61 7 5583 6477 Budget: +61 7 5583 6499 Europcar: +61 7 5583 6430 Hertz: +61 7 5536 6133 Thrifty: +61 7 5570 9999

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Sydney FERRY

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Sydney Bus

Sydney Bus — Buses are a great way for visitors to get around Sydney. Extremely user-friendly, Sydney’s buses go everywhere. For timetables and routes, including late night options, call 131 500 or go to the Transport Info website and use the route planning tool:   www.transportnsw.info   Major bus thoroughfares in the city center are […]

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Sydney Trains

Sydney Trains – formerly known as “CityRail”, this is an extensive rail network that operates in and around the city center, and beyond, to the greater metropolitan area. Sydney Trains operates metropolitan train services with a network that includes suburban Sydney and extends to the Hunter Valley, Central Coast, Blue Mountains, Southern Highlands and South […]

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Sydney Light Rail

Sydney Light Rail — Light rail services are operated by Transdev Sydney on behalf of Transport for NSW. The light rail network provides a unique public transport service to the people of Sydney, linking Central Station and Sydney’s Inner Western Suburbs via Haymarket, Pyrmont, Glebe and Rozelle. Sydney Fish Markets, The Star Casino, Darling Harbour […]

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SYDNEY TAXI

SYDNEY TAXI – Taxis are a convenient way to cover short to medium distances when you’re travelling around Sydney. They can usually be flagged down along major roads, or you can find them at taxi ranks around the city center and suburban areas. Taxis are available for hire if the light on their roof is […]

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SYDNEY CAR RENTALS Avis: +61 2 8255 1616 Budget: +61 2 9438 9999 Europcar: +61 2 9200 2650 Hertz: +61 2 9360 6621 Thrifty: +61 2 8374 6177