Commonly accepted credit cards are Visa and MasterCard, Amex, Diners Club, These cards can be used to purchase goods and services.
public holiday dates
Cairns Public Holiday's
Laws - Cairns Australia
travellers require passport and visitors’
visa (exception for residents of New Zealand).
Immigration Laws to find out more.
Travellers visiting other countries on the way to and from Cairns or Australia should check the vaccination requirements with their doctor or health centre.
- Embassy Contact
- Post Offices
- Monday to Friday
- 9.00am to 5.00pm
- Most of the major post offices in Cairns have banking facilities.
Tipping is not obligatory in Australia and there are no service charges at hotels
and restaurants. , A tip of 10 percent is acceptable for waiters. Tipping is your choice.
For a serious emergency in Cairns & Australia the number
to call is 000 for Ambulance, Fire and Police. This number is free from private and public telephones. Medical
Cairns base hospital, Calvary hospital, Chemists , Doctors and After Hours Medical Services are listed in
the Yellow Pages Directory.