Frommers is the name you can trust for great travel bargains. Our acclaimed $-a-Day series is not for backpackers who want to rough it, but for travelers with taste, whove outgrown their student lifestyle and demand comfortable accommodations and good, authentic meals at a reasonable price. Each guide is loaded with detailed listings for mom-and-pop motels, B&Bs, comfortable guesthouses, good-value bistros, and ethnic restaurants. Youll find a bargain-hunters shopping guide, affordable fun after dark, and complete sightseeing coverage, including the best things to do for free (or almost).Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might gotheyve done the legwork for you, and theyre not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. Every Frommers $-a-Day Guide is up-to-date, with dozens of maps and exact prices for every expense, so you can plan each days budget. Frommers knows that affordable travel doesnt have to mean making sacrifices. Its about having fun and getting a great deal!Australia seems like an expensive proposition for a vacation. But it doesnt have to be. With Frommers Australia from $50 a Day, youll save money every step of the way, whether youre snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef, sharing a pint at an Outback pub, spotting 'roos and koalas, or snagging discount tickets to the Sydney Opera House.Our authors, longtime residents of Australia, have uncovered hundreds of fabulous, affordable places to stay; youll find candid, detailed reviews of motels, apartments, B&Bs, and more, all with exact prices. It all comes with dozens of accurate maps, a complete sightseeing guide, and details on the best of Australias glorious beaches and bush walks, plus the most affordable diving. Youll even get a free color foldout map!