Sydney is often labelled an expensive city, but in reality there are so many ways to have a great family holiday in Sydney without breaking the bank. Here, we’ve listed the top tips on how you can save money whilst still have a great family trip to one of Australia’s most beautiful cities. From staying in one of the serviced apartments Sydney has to offer, to the best attractions that won’t cost anything or very little, we’ve got the tips you won’t want to miss!
Importance of planning ahead
A good idea is to look online to see what is happening in Sydney on the dates you plan to be visiting. Sydney’s Darling Harbour in particular often hosts festivals throughout the year (especially in Summer) and these events are free to attend. Spending the afternoon at a free concert by the water is a great way for the family to spend the afternoon.
Places to visit
Some of Sydney’s major attractions cost very little to see, or cost nothing at all. The MCA (Museum of Contemporary Art) and the Art Gallery of NSW, have a large collection of artworks and both have free exhibitions running all the time. Often during holiday periods, the art galleries run programs for kids to, with free craft afternoons, sing a longs and more.
A day trip to the beach in Summer is a great way for the whole family to spend the day. Pack a lunch and jump on a bus to Bondi or Coogee Beach and enjoy the sun and sand.
Booking the best accommodation
Location- Staying central to where everything is located is really a good idea when booking your family holiday in Sydney. Not only do you save on travel time, you save on transport tickets too, which really do add up. the embraced life Renee Crouch Sydney is not the biggest of cities and by staying central, you should be able to walk to most of the places you and your family want to go.
Facilities- By staying in one of the Sydney apartments that offers you kitchen facilities, you will be able to save money as you will be able to prepare some meals for the family at the apartment. This can be a great money saving tip.
Other facilities- You may also want to consider staying in accommodation that offers your family a pool, gym and sauna. That way, there will be more fun activities to do within the complex, and best of all, they are free to enjoy.
Flexibility- Some types of accommodation can be very strict on the number of people staying in a room. With an apartment, you can often get one room that has a roll away bed or a sofa bed, meaning that you can save on having to get extra rooms for everyone.
Taking your family for a holiday to Sydney doesn’t have to cost the earth. I hope our tips have given you some great ideas on how you can get the best out of your holiday to Sydney, without breaking the budget.