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ACTA Adelaide : ACTA Adelaide
10 Planner's Guide 2009/10 Adelaide Airport Located just 15 minutes from Adelaide's central business district and minutes from the city's famous beachside suburbs, Adelaide Airport is arguably the most conveniently located of all Australia's capital city airports. Conference delegates visiting Adelaide are assured a quick, easy and inexpensive journey into the city centre. Indeed, Adelaide Airport has become the most efficient passenger terminal in Australia, winning numerous quality service awards both nationally and internationally. We think that travel should be hassle free. So, we've made sure that it's easy to get to Adelaide. We've also made sure that it's easy to get around, both in the city and across beautiful South Australia. accessible adelaide International Air Access Adelaide enjoys high frequency, direct flights with Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Qantas Airways, Cathay Pacific and Tiger Airways, conveniently connecting Adelaide to Asia and beyond. Air New Zealand operates direct between Adelaide and Auckland, connecting Adelaide to New Zealand and the United States. National Air Access Adelaide's central position on the continent ensures the most convenient gateway to the rest of Australia. Fast, frequent and affordable connections to all major domestic destinations with the major domestic carriers Qantas Airways, Virgin Blue, Jetstar Airways and Tiger Airways. Flights around South Australia Within South Australia, Regional Express, Air South and Sharp Airlines offer daily services to regional centres. Skylink Shuttle The Skylink Shuttle operates between the airport, city and Interstate Rail Terminal (Keswick), as well as the JetBus linking the airport, city and also various suburbs. Trains The interstate trains The Overland, The Ghan and the Indian Pacific operated by Great Southern Rail arrive and depart from the Adelaide Parklands Terminal, located only three kilometres from the city centre. All interstate and intrastate coaches arrive from and depart at the Central Bus Station, which is located conveniently in the central business district. This main coach terminal makes it easy and convenient for those wishing to visit and explore one of the many diverse and spectacular regions of South Australia. Taxis All taxis in Adelaide accept major credit cards and Cabcharge. There are several companies that offer an alternative to taxis, providing luxury vehicles and uniformed drivers for transfers and touring. On evenings in the city, you can find major taxi ranks on North Terrace near SkyCity casino and also at the corner of Hindley and Morphett Streets. These are manned by taxi concierges Friday and Saturday nights from 11.00pm to 4.00am. Buses and Trams You can travel for free within the Adelaide city centre on the Adelaide Free bus, the 99C. AdelaideMetro services the greater metropolitan region with trains and buses and the Glenelg tram. A recent $31 million investment has extended Adelaide's tramline coverage, with the introduction of free travel within the city centre. Delegates have the luxury of a free city tram service, and a direct link from the Adelaide Convention Centre to the famous Glenelg beach. The Adelaide Connector Free Bus Service This bus service is a convenient link between the major facilities within North Adelaide and Adelaide city centre. Facilities such as universities, schools, community services and shopping precincts are now linked and accessible via the Adelaide Connector free bus service. The service operates 7 days a week (except public holidays).