World Bowls Championships, Adelaide - November 2012- Useful Information
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Adelaide has a Mediterranean climate, with mild, wet winters and hot, dry summers.
Lightweight cottons and linens are advisable, with warmer clothes for the evenings. We also suggest you take a pair of sturdy walking shoes.
& Exchange rate:
The currency is the Australian Dollar £1 = $1.55 approx
Major credit cards are widely accepted, and travellers cheques in Australian Dollars are recommended. ATMs are common in all cities. Foreign currency can be exchanged at bureaux de change, banks and hotels.
240 Volts AC50Hz. A travel adaptor is required.
Local standard time in Australia is as follows:
Adelaide, South Australia, is 10 ½ hours ahead of GMT
Sydney, New South Wales, is 11 hours ahead of GMT
No vaccinations are required to travel to Australia.
Information: All visitors require a visa for entry into Australia. We will require ca photocopy of your passport to obtain a visa electronically on your behalf. This will be included in the cost of the tour.
The name on your passport must match your name on the ticket, otherwise you may not be able to travel and your insurance may be invalid. It is your responsibility to ensure the correct details are advised to us at the time of booking.
A standard ten-year British passport is required which must be valid for at least six months beyond your planned date of return travel.
Privacy & Data:
We want all our clients to enjoy completely successful holidays. However, any client with a medical condition or disability or dietary/religious requirements must be aware that information supplied to us will be passed to other companies and persons who supply the various parts of our travel arrangements. The suppliers may, depending upon your choice of holiday, be based outside the European Economic Area where controls on data protection may not be as stringent as in our country. We will not, however pass this information to any party that is not responsible for your travel arrangements.
Clients with Disabilities:
Please let us know at the time
of booking if you or anyone in
your party suffers from a serious
medical condition or physical
disability before a booking is
made, as we cannot provide individual
assistance with boarding coaches
or forms of transport, baggage
handling, walking or other personal
requirements etc. Clients should
be confident that they can do
the tasks unaided. We are happy
to give advice and assistance
which will be dependent on the
nature of the disability and whether
the person with the disability
is accompanied by an able bodied
person. Some suppliers may request
certification from your GP to
confirm that you are fit to travel
and we regret that we cannot be
held liable for any costs you
may incur as a result. Measurements
of wheelchairs must be given at
the time of booking.