South Australia travel advice

Explore our complete guide to South Australia with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for South Australia.

South Australia travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to South Australia with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

South Australia - quick facts
Flight time 21 hours
Time difference UK +9.5 hours
Language(s) English
Currency Australian Dollar
Electricity I plug (230V)
Driving side Left
Visa Yes

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✝ = Typical flight time from the UK and visa requirements for UK travellers.

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South Australia weather

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South Australia travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting South Australia from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around South Australia.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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South Australia travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to South Australia with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in South Australia, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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South Australia covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in South Australia with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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South Australia FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to South Australia including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Australia?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Australia. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the flight time to South Australia from the UK?

The flight time to South Australia from the UK is typically 21 hours.

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What is the time difference between South Australia and the UK?

The time difference between South Australia and the UK is UK time+9.5 hours.

What is the main language spoken in South Australia?

The main language spoken in South Australia is English.

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What is the currency in South Australia?

The currency in South Australia is the Australian Dollar (AUD).

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Which plugs are used in South Australia?

South Australia uses electrical plug type I (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in South Australia?

They drive on the left side of the road in South Australia.

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Do you need a visa for South Australia?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter South Australia.

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