Flight Preparation

Flight Preparation

Your exciting Australian adventure is finally starting! In order to enjoy this unique and unforgettable experience, there are some important points to consider before your journey. Being prepared for all kinds of situations you may encounter during your journey will both ensure your safety and make your journey more enjoyable. Here are the basic preparation steps and tips you should not forget before this amazing trip to Australia! This guide covers everything from your visa, health insurance, school documents and flight details. With these simple steps, you will have a smooth and comfortable experience without any surprises during your journey to Australia. Let’s get started!

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Here is what you need to do for Flight Preparation:

  • Take photocopies of important documents such as IMMI Grant Notification, OSHC Cover, Letter of Offer and CoE Certificate. These documents can help you with your entry and study process.
  • Pay attention to the validity period of your passport and get a new passport if necessary.
  • Check-in online and check the details of your flight.
  • Make sure you have paid the departure fee.
  • Be at the airport at least 3 hours before the flight time and follow the traffic situation on the roads you will use to get to the airport.
  • Email yourself photos of the ID page and visa page of your passport. This can be useful in case you lose your passport.
  • If you are taking a connecting flight, find out beforehand about the passenger transfer and facilitate the transfer process.
  • Wear comfortable clothing on long flights and pack extra clothes you may need in your backpack.
  • Learn about the customs rules of your destination country and pack the items you bring with you by these rules.
  • Check whether your mobile phone can be used abroad or prepare the infrastructure for a new line in your destination country.
  • Have basic information about your destination country and improve your basic language skills.
  • Download maps and translation apps on your phone while travelling.
  • Learn about airport procedures and updates on COVID-19.
  • Choose your clothes considering the season you are travelling and the weather conditions.
  • Make your foreign currency transactions in Turkey in advance and avoid high commission fees.
  • Learn about the public transport systems in your destination city and prepare your cards in advance.
  • Complete this process if you are entitled to a tax refund on your return from your home country.
  • Check whether the water in your destination city is potable, and buy water bottles if necessary.
  • Find out the opening hours of grocery stores and shopping centres in your destination city.
  • Diversify your payment options by carrying credit cards as well as cash.
  • Obtain the contact details of your country's consulate and ensure you can access this information in case of emergencies.
  • Beware of theft while travelling, especially in busy tourist areas.
  • Pay attention to directions when using public transport and at airports.
  • Familiarise yourself with Duty-Free limits before you return and compare prices before you shop.

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