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Footy Grandfinal accommodation…..again

The MCG and the suburb of Rihcmond will be bustling again this weekend with the replay of the Football Grandfinal, Collingwood vs Sk Kilda.  Melbourne accommodation for next weekend is at a premium.  Nearly all city accommodation is booked out and prices are rocketing.  So for some  great value accommodation why not try one of our suburban properties.  […]

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Melbourne CBD walking spots

One of our favourite inner Melbourne walking spots is the track around the Melbourne Royal Botanical Gardens, known as The Tan.  Start at Domain Rd in South Yarra, or another popular starting point is the Shrine of Remembrance on St Kilda Rd.   Then follow the 4km path around this gorgeous South Yarra park. Punthill offer […]

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When to fly

Leisure travellers should avoid  flying into Melbourne in the early morning and late afternoon. These flights are usually heavily booked by business people travelling between the capital cities and therefore more expensive! Punthill offer a quality selection of apartment accommodation in Melbourne and Brisbane. Spacious open plan living with a full range of facilities in […]

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Melbourne CBD Shopping

Are you staying in the Melbourne CBD and hoping to do some credit card damage?  Well here are the hours within which to get the damage done.  Saturday and Monday to Thursday most shops are open 10 am to 6 pm.    Late night shopping happens on Thursday with most shops open until 9 pm.  On […]

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Melbourne Airport to Melbourne CBD

Melbourne Airport is approximately 22 kilometres from the Melbourne city centre.  There are two main ways to get from Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine Airport) to Melbourne CBD.  Choose from the 24 hour Sky bus which drops you at Southern Cross Station or a taxi is approximately $45. Punthill offer a quality selection of apartment accommodation in […]

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The MCG – so very Melbourne!

A trip to an AFL Game (aka footy) at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, locally known as the MCG, is essential part of any Melbourne experience! The MCG in Richmond is just outside of the Melbourne CBD – so join the throngs of crowds every Friday, Saturday and Sunday as they embark on the MCG from Richmond Station […]

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Free Melbourne city circle tram

Did you know that there is a free tram that circles the Melbourne CBD!  The tram runs approx every 12 minutes along the following route Flinders Street > Harbour Esplanade > Docklands Drive > La Trobe Street > Victoria Street > Nicholson Street > Spring Street > Flinders Street.  For more info go to Metlink’s […]

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Don’t get sick

If you have any food allergies and are travelling overseas, make sure you learn the words for that food in the language of the country you’re visiting.

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What to do about drugs…

When travelling with medications remember to keep them in their original bottles so that the medications can be identified! Punthill offer a quality selection of apartment accommodation in Melbourne and Brisbane. Spacious open plan living with a full range of facilities in great locations, our apartment hotels are the best choice for a convenient and comfortable […]

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