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.
Monthly Weather Conditions
More information: Alice springs forecast and weather conditions monthly
Compared to prices worldwide, Alice springs is an average price destination.
On a tight budget, the daily budget is approximately $76.15, which includes hostel accommodation, budget meals and public transportation.
On a moderate budget, the daily budget is approximately $264.28, which includes a moderately priced hotel, meals at moderate priced restaurants and transportation costs.
- Taxi ride (3 miles): $10.20
- Taxi ride (6 miles): $17.19
- Beer in a restaurant (16 ounces): $5.96
- Meal, McDonalds: $8.94
- Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: $14.91
Alice springs has been classified as quite dangerous with security classification 2/5.
Safety index values (higher is better):
- General: 25.8 (weaker than United states average 47.9)
- Walking alone during daytime hours: 48.3 (weaker than United states average 69.5)
- Walking alone at night: 12.1 (weaker than United states average 41.6)
More information: Alice springs safety
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.