Traveling to Canberra – Tips to Plan a Cost-Effective and Pleasant Experience

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Traveling is a great way to rejuvenate body and mind by exploring and relishing new places, things, people and more. However, planning the travel properly is also necessary to avoid any sort of hurdles and keeping your budget in check. So plan your Canberra trip by making the right choices.


One of the best ways to gain new ideas, experiences and feel rejuvenated is traveling. Whenever we seek relaxation, refreshment or wish for utmost fun, the first thing that strikes our mind is traveling. Isn’t it? However, if not planned properly it can become an expensive affair which creates many restrictions in the travel experience. Luckily, traveling won’t cost you an arm and a leg and you can have an exciting experience without hurting your pocket. So, if you have chosen Canberra as your next tour destination, then take a look at the following tips that will help you in planning your trip in the most efficient way.

  • Choose a cheap accommodation near Canberra that comes with a kitchenette. It is a fact that eating out daily can get expensive. Although, you can enjoy a few meals outside while traveling and keeping your budget in check. However, when you choose cheap accommodation near Canberra that has a kitchenette, you can save a lot of your money by preparing your breakfasts and dinners on your own. 
  • Make sure to shop at local farmers’ market to get fresh items. Farmers’ market not only will offer you a fun and new experience, but also you obtain the freshest fruits, vegetables and meats that are generally cheaper than the supermarkets in the city. You can choose to stay at an accommodation in Queanbeyan NSW, which is easily accessible from Canberra and you can get the best quality items at the most reasonable prices here. In Canberra, there is the Capital Region Farmer’s Market for you to explore.
  • Have a relaxing time with wine at your place. It is an amazing alternative to heading out for a drink for rewinding after a hectic day. Although, you can get to your nearby local wine shop for enjoying a wine with your closed ones.
  • Take walks and ride bicycles as much as possible to get around the city. It will save you money while offering you the experience of the real feel of the city. In addition to that, you will likely meet some interesting people and run into enticing sights that you may miss to notice otherwise. By choosing accommodations in Queanbeyan NSW you can even enjoy the fresh, clean, and cool air that is devoid of harmful particles.
  • Check out the various free activities in and around the city. Canberra offers ample free activities that include the Australian War Memorial, ANZAC Parade, Floriade, film and sound archives and Canberra Glassworks to name a few.
  • Get out and relish the ambiance. You can go for a bush walk or hike to keep your endorphins flowing. You will also get opportunities to view local wildlife, everything for free! You can take delight in checking out the Australian National Botanical Gardens, Lake Burley Griffin Foreshore, Mt. Stromlo and the spectacular views at the Mount Ainslie lookout. 
  • Plan your trip to Canberra during non-peak seasons. During the non-peak seasons, the accommodation prices are generally cheaper and the accommodation providers also offer last minute discounts if you book close to your stay.

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This article is written by Queanbeyan’s Hamilton Motel, a cheap accommodation near Canberra that makes your stay in the city comfortable and pleasant. For more information visit

Author: hamiltonsmotel

Hamilton's Townhouse Motel has gone through a change of ownership and has been renamed as Hamilton's Queanbeyan Motel (HQM) by the new management team. Their motto is to help their guests feel at home. Hamilton’s Queanbeyan Motel is conveniently located in Queanbeyan, just minutes from Canberra's popular tourist spots including Questacon, the National Art/Portrait Galleries, Parliament Houses and the War Memorial. They are adding contemporary features to the motel rooms while maintaining the overall boutique style looks of the property to uplift customer experiences. They are committed to provide the exceptional customer service to HQM guests. Whether you are travelling for work or for leisure, the beautification will enhance your stay in Queanbeyan area.