Alice springs (Australia)

Alice Springs is a small town in the southern part of the Northern Territory of Australia. The city has a desert climate and in summer temperatures are often above 30 C and in winter around 4 C. Most of the rain falls during the summer between October and March. The city's most famous attractions are the nearby located Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, as well as the surrounding desert. The city also has a good desert park and a reptile centre. The city has a reasonably high crime statistics, it is is not recommended to be outdoors after dark. Further it is recommended always to avoided big troops of drunken aborigines.

Population: 28,605
Beach : No
Mountain : No
Popular destination: No
Official language: English
Emergency numbers: 000 (the police, ambulance, fire brigade)
Currency: Australian dollar (AUD)
Electric plugs: I
Voltage: 230 V
Tipping in a restaurant: A tip is not expected.
Time in destination: Oct 24, 2019, 11:22:51 AM

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Weather Forecast

Thu
24.10

Partly cloudy

97°F

Fri
25.10

Partly cloudy

97°F

Sat
26.10

Partly cloudy

86°F

Sun
27.10

Clear sky

86°F

Mon
28.10

Fair

91°F

Tue
29.10

Clear sky

93°F

Wed
30.10

Clear sky

95°F

Monthly Weather Conditions

Month Average Temperature °F High Temperature °F Low Temperature °F Rainy Days Rating
January - 96.8 71.6 4
February - 95.0 69.8 5
March - 89.6 64.4 3
April - 84.2 55.4 0
May - 73.4 46.4 1
June - 66.2 39.2 1
July - 68.0 39.2 1
August - 73.4 42.8 0
September - 84.2 51.8 1
October - 87.8 59.0 3
November - 93.2 64.4 6
December - 95.0 68.0 7

More information: Alice springs forecast and weather conditions monthly

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Price Level

Compared to prices worldwide, Alice springs is an average price destination.

On a tight budget, the daily budget is approximately $69.66, which includes hostel accommodation, budget meals and public transportation.

On a moderate budget, the daily budget is approximately $241.76, which includes a moderately priced hotel, meals at moderate priced restaurants and transportation costs.

Estimated prices:

  • Taxi ride (3 miles): $9.23
  • Taxi ride (6 miles): $15.63
  • Beer in a restaurant (16 ounces): $5.47
  • Meal, McDonalds: $7.60
  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: $13.69

More information: Alice springs price level

Safety

Alice springs has been classified as quite dangerous with security classification 2/5.

Safety index values (higher is better):

  • General: 22.1 (weaker than United states average 49.0)
  • Walking alone during daytime hours: 56.1 (weaker than United states average 70.2)
  • Walking alone at night: 10.6 (weaker than United states average 41.1)

More information: Alice springs safety

Car Rental

Things which affect the renting of the car:

  • Driver’s license: An international driving license, passport and credit card are mostly required to rent a car.
  • Direction of traffic: In Oceania (Australia, New Zealand) the traffic is left-handed.
  • Insurance: All rental cars tend to be offered with some form of insurance, but insurance policies rarely are very comprehensive, so make sure, if your travel insurance or your insurance covers damages on rental cars, before taking an additional insurance from a car rental company.
  • Driving abroad / in the wider area: You can drive a rental car almost always everywhere without additional fees.

More information: Car rental Oceania