Sydney International Airport
Sydney International Airport welcomes 50% of all overseas visitors to Australia, and moves nearly 36 million passengers a year through its three terminals. Flanked by Botany Bay, Australia's flagship airport is located just 9 km (5.5 miles) south of central Sydney, a 15-minute ride on the Airport Link train.
Aussie brands are a feature of T1 International Terminal's shops. Buy Mambo and Quiksilver surf gear from Beach Culture, leisure wear from R.M. Williams or indigenous art from Rainbow Serpent. Duty-free outlets located before and after security offer best-selling brands of perfume, cosmetics and alcohol.
Shopping options in T2 Domestic Terminal cover clothing essentials from Blue Illusion and Global Rags plus Aussie-themed souvenirs from Purely Australian. All terminals have newsagents, pharmacies and post offices.
Visitors to Australia who spend AUS$300 or more at a single store in Sydney can claim a tax refund before they depart. Take the goods and receipt along to a tax refund outlet at T1 Terminal.
Free wireless internet access is installed throughout T1 and T2 Terminals. All terminals have fixed-terminal internet access, including free kiosks in T1.
East & Drink
Most bars and cafés are before security checks in T1 Terminal. Departures Food Court offers the best choice for families, offering fish and chips, sushi and stir-fries. Toast your trip with a beer at one of several bars, or a coffee at Starbucks. Post-security, pretend you're at the beach at Bondi Bar, in Russia at the Seafood Bar Caviar House & Prunier or in Tokyo at Itacho Sushi.
In T2 Domestic and T3, there are various food and drink options before security check, with familiar names such as McDonald's and Krispy Kreme. For more substantial fare there's Bar Coluzzi for Italian cuisine.