Avis 13 63 33
Budget 13 27 27
Europcar 1300 13 13 90
Hertz 13 30 39
Redspot 1300 66 88 10
Thrifty 1300 36 72 27
Airport Shuttles are available to transport you from the airport to hotels, motels and hostels around Perth. Tickets for a shuttle can be purchased at both the Domestic and International Airport Terminals.
Perth has a convenient and safe public transport system that services the entire metropolitan area. Transperth, who manages this system, operates all bus, train and ferry services in Perth.
A Free Transit Zone (FTZ) operates in the city and provides free public transport within the Perth city boundaries. Passengers can travel within this area for free. To identify the boundaries of the FTZ, bus stops are identified with the FTZ logo.
The Central Area Transit (CAT) system provides a free, fast and convenient bus service to the city’s points of interest. CAT buses are colour coded and Perth CAT stops offer real-time information for when the next bus is due. Perth offers three CAT routes around the city and weekday services run every five to fifteen minutes from 6:50am to 6:20pm (WST).
A Blue CAT stop is located at the Elizabeth Quay Busport (adjacent to Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre).
Perth’s extensive train system operates five railway lines that link to Perth suburbs and main hubs including Fremantle, Joondalup, Midland, Armadale and Mandurah.
Services operate from 5:00am to midnight daily (2:00am on Saturday and Sunday).On weekdays, trains run every two – fifteen minutes until 7:30pm (after 7:30pm trains run every 30 minutes), on weekends (and public holidays), trains run every fifteen minutes, post midnight on Saturday and Sunday, trains run every hour until 2:00am.
Elizabeth Quay train station (located along the Mandurah and Joondalup Railway Line) is located at the doorstep of the Centre.
Elizabeth Quay Jetty operates the Transperth ferry services across the Swan River, between Elizabeth Quay Jetty (Perth) and Mends Street Jetty (South Perth). The service operates daily from 7:50am to 7:20pm (extended times operate on weekdays and during the Summer months). Barrack Street Jetty is used for the services run to Rottnest Island, and Fremantle. Swan Valley wine cruises also depart from Barrack Street Jetty.
For all bus, train or ferry information please contact Transperth on 13 62 13 or visit their website. For hearing impaired TTY please contact (08) 9428 1999.
There are a number of hire car companies that operate services directly from the Domestic and International Airport Terminals as well as in the Perth CBD to provide easy pick-up and drop-off access.
There are approximately 5,000 car parking bays within a 10 minute walk of Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre. The City of Perth Convention Centre car park is located directly under the Centre.
City of Perth Convention Centre Car Park Open: 24 hours, 7 days a
week Access: via Mill St, Mounts Bay Rd, or the Riverside Dv off-ramp from the Mitchell Freeway
Payment: cash, credit card, or City of Perth Parking Card Centre access: direct access to PCEC during opening hours via central foyer lift and staircases
Contact: 1300 889 613
For further information on City of Perth parking visit: www.cityofperthparking.com.au
To reserve parking at Westralia Square, please visit: Secure Parking
There are 18 international, 12 domestic and regional airlines that operate at Perth Airport, connecting travellers to more than 110 destinations around Australia and overseas. For further information, refer to this link.
Recent significant and ongoing expansion of Perth Airport also underlies confidence in Western Australia as a world-class leisure and business tourism destination.
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Australia has a standard 10% goods and services tax (GST) applies to all consumer transactions. International visitors to Perth can apply for a tax refund through the Tourist Refund Scheme, subject to meeting requirements.
Just a stones-throw from PCEC are a variety of accommodation offering an option to suit every budget including international chains and luxury boutique hotels.
Delegates have a choice of city hotels with panoramic views of the Swan River, self-cater apartments and budget hostels within walking distance of the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre. Over 2,000 rooms are available within a 1km radius, expanding to approximately 8,000 within the wider Perth central business district.
Perth continues to experience a boom in new hotel properties with consistent competitive prices making Perth now a more affordable alternative than our Eastern counterparts.
For further assistance in securing group accommodation quotes for your conference being hosted at the PCEC, please contact Business Events Perth at www.businesseventsperth.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, or +61 (0)8 9218 2900.
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