Brisbane (Australia)

Brisbane is Australia's third most populous city. It is located at the east coast at the estuary of the river of the same name. The city's climate is subtropical and humid. The temperatures are typically 30 degrees centigrade in summer and in winter 7 C. Rain falls mainly in the summer from October to April. The city has a number of good museums, old churches and cathedrals, as well as a botanical garden. The city is located 9 km river downstream to the sea. At the sea you can go swimming, snorkelling and participate in marine wildlife watching trips.

Population: 2,238,394
Beach : Yes
Mountain : Yes
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: Dec 6, 2019, 3:46:40 PM

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Weather Forecast

Fri
06.12

Clear sky

91°F

Sat
07.12

Clear sky

93°F

Sun
08.12

Partly cloudy

86°F

Mon
09.12

Fair

88°F

Tue
10.12

Clear sky

88°F

Wed
11.12

Fair

88°F

Thu
12.12

Fair

88°F

Monthly Weather Conditions

Month Average Temperature °F High Temperature °F Low Temperature °F Rainy Days Rating
January - 82.4 69.8 11
February - 82.4 69.8 13
March - 80.6 66.2 12
April - 78.8 60.8 9
May - 73.4 55.4 8
June - 69.8 51.8 8
July - 69.8 48.2 6
August - 71.6 50.0 4
September - 75.2 55.4 6
October - 77.0 60.8 8
November - 78.8 64.4 10
December - 82.4 68.0 12

More information: Brisbane forecast and weather conditions monthly

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Price Level

Compared to prices worldwide, Brisbane is an average price destination.

On a tight budget, the daily budget is approximately $67.25, which includes hostel accommodation, budget meals and public transportation.

On a moderate budget, the daily budget is approximately $247.65, which includes a moderately priced hotel, meals at moderate priced restaurants and transportation costs.

Estimated prices:

  • Hotel (2 stars): $46.72
  • Hotel (3 stars): $81.06
  • Hotel (4 stars): $108.22
  • Hotel (5 stars): $131.41
  • Taxi ride (3 miles): $9.25
  • Taxi ride (6 miles): $15.63
  • Beer in a restaurant (16 ounces): $5.48
  • Meal, McDonalds: $7.88
  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: $13.69

More information: Brisbane price level

Destination Map

Destination map in full scale: Brisbane destination map

Safety

Brisbane has been classified as safe with security classification 4/5.

Safety index values (higher is better):

  • General: 66.1 (better than United states average 48.9)
  • Walking alone during daytime hours: 81.5 (better than United states average 69.0)
  • Walking alone at night: 52.0 (better than United states average 41.3)

More information: Brisbane 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