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Melbourne Airport is the second busiest airport after Sydney; it is approximately 14 miles from the centre of Melbourne. It is adjacent to the suburb of Tullamarine and is also known as Tullamarine Airport. You can pick upi your Melbourne hire car at the airport.

The Melbourne – Sidney route is one of the worlds busiest and is the busiest in the Asia Pacific region. The airport acts as a hub for Qantas and Virgin Blue, it is the home of Jetstar Airways and Tiger Airways Australia, Melbourne looks after more domestic freight than other airport in Australia. It has four terminals, there are two that look after domestic traffic, one is for international passengers and one is a budget terminal for domestic flights only. A total of 24 airlines routinely fly out of Melbourne Airport. You can add optional extras to your Melbourne rental car, including unlimited mileage.

Melbourne Airport has restaurants, coffee shops, duty free outlets, currency exchange booths and banking facilities and a medical centre in Terminal One.

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Melbourne, Victoria, has something to offer everyone. It has a regular programme of festivals running throughout the year including the State of Design festival and an internationally acclaimed film festival in July, followed in August by a Writers Festival and the Melbourne Art Fair. The Melbourne Winter Festival takes place in August and includes outdoor ice skating and entertainment.

Winter in Melbourne means Christmas time on the beach with cricket fans at the local ground and in February the city celebrates St Kilda with a free programme of events on the beach. Lovers of classical music can enjoy the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Series with free concerts.

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