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Sydney is the oldest and largest city of its kind in Australia – but there’s so much to this lively metropolis beyond that accolade. In fact, Sydney is the Australia from the movies: think tanned bodies strolling the waterfront or lazing on Bondi, and the Harbour glistening in the sunshine. Its sunny weather and equally sunny lifestyle act as a magnet for tourists, locals and celebrities alike, all of whom love it for its mishmash of city, beach and culture in one. All the postcard-perfect icons are here – the Bridge, the Harbour and the Opera House – and if it doesn't charm you with its infinite charisma, it'll easily seduce you with its beauty.

Popular Tailor-made Sydney Holiday Itineraries

Holiday in Sydney with Flight Centre and you’ll experience our bespoke holiday range called Journeys – offering unique and authentic experiences across the city. All itineraries include everything, such as flights, accommodation, car hire, transfers and other in-destination transport. But, most importantly, you can incorporate the tours you want too, like a seaplane flight over the Harbour, a hike in the Blue Mountains or a visit to Taronga Zoo. That’s the beauty of tailor made.

Sydney Holiday Types

Whether you want to soak up the city culture of Sydney, take a road trip around its surrounds, or simple laze on the beach in luxury, we’ve got you covered. Check out our range of holidays below, or chat to one of our Travel Experts about tailor making your perfect itinerary.

Sydney Holiday Ideas and Advice

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More about Sydney

Currency: Australian dollar

Language: English

Flight time: London to Sydney flight time is 22 hours and will include a stopover.

Visas: British Citizens require a tourist eTA visa, which you can apply for online.

Vaccinations: No vaccinations are required

Top 3 Things to Do in Sydney

  • Do the Sydney BridgeClimb
  • Take a tour of the Opera House
  • Laze on Bondi Beach

When to Go to Sydney

Sydney is all about fun and adventure – whatever the season! It’s one of the reasons that this year-round destination is often voted one of the ‘world’s most liveable cities’. For fewer crowds, opt for the shoulder seasons: September through November and March to May. This is when the temperatures are a bit cooler, the tourist numbers dwindle and the hotels and flights are more affordable.

Why Book Your Sydney Holiday With Flight Centre

Local knowledge: Sydney is a crucial part of Flight Centre's heritage; it's where we launched our very first Flight Centre store in 1982. Since then, we've made it our duty to know Sydney inside-out, which means our Travel Experts in the UK and Australia can plan your perfect trip.

Flexibility: We offer flexible deposits, the opportunity to pay the balance of your holiday just 10 weeks before departure and fixed change and cancellation fees.

Travel Butler and 24/7 Emergency Assistance Service: If you book a Sydney holiday with us you’ll have access to our dedicated Travel Butler concierge service and our 24/7 Emergency Assistance phoneline.

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Why book with Flight Centre?

  • Widest choice of airfares in the UK
  • Save time and speak to a Travel Expert
  • Great value for money
  • ABTA and ATOL certified