Shivani Vora ©.2019 New York Times News Service
3 minute read
11 Oct 2019
6:40 pm

How to have a high-end vacation in Sydney for less

Shivani Vora ©.2019 New York Times News Service

Avoid Sydney's city hotels, eat at local hot spots and walk, walk, walk.

BLue waters of Sydney harbour surrounded by city CBD landmarks connected by Harbour Bridge to lower north shore suburbs in aerial view during warm soft morning light.

Why pay top dollar for a luxury vacation when it’s possible to have it for less? A high-end trip without a premium price tag is possible anywhere in the world, but your approach needs to be tailored to your destination. Here, locals in Sydney, Australia, share tips on making money go further. Book the right accommodation Carly Rea, founder of Splendour Tailored Tours, advises staying at a five-star boutique hotel in a residential neighbourhood, where nightly rates can be half of what they are in the touristy Central Business District. Rea recommended Spicers Potts Point, in Potts Point, an area...