Known for its colourful culture and vibrant entertainment, Melbourne is a perfect place for business, pleasure or a bit of both. Our Melbourne travel tips offer information that will help you better prepare yourself for a visit to the city.
Melbourne enjoys a temperate climate and is known as a city where you can experience "four seasons in one day". Summer (December to February) sees the average maximum temperature reach around 25.5°C. Autumn (March to May) temperatures fall to about 20°C, while temperatures in winter (June to August) range from 6 to 14°C. Spring (September to November) is characterised by cloudy weather and gusts of wind.
The city’s many attractions are easily accessible via a well-connected network of public transport services including buses, trains and trams. The Melbourne International Airport is located around 22 kilometres from the city centre.
Business & Shopping Hours
Business hours are generally between 8am to 5.30pm, while most retail outlets are open seven days a week, generally from 9 or 10am to 5 or 6pm.
The official currency is Australian Dollar (AUD).
Major credit cards are accepted at most businesses and retail outlets, while you can also find many ATMs in the city.