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Brisbane is the capital of the most populated state of Australia – Queensland and the third most populated city in Australia.
It is considered to be the oldest city in Australia which was named after the name of the river on which it stands.
The city is known for its beauty, great climate, and friendly atmosphere as well it is considered to be relatively cheap to get around the city, buy cheap and tasty food especially their seafood and get really affordable and at the same time nice accommodation.
Warnings & Dangers in Brisbane
OVERALL RISK: LOW
Overall it can be said that it is a safe destination for tourists if measures that will ensure your security will be taken into account and you will try your best to preserve it all along your trip.
TRANSPORT & TAXIS RISK: LOW
Transport infrastructure is very developed in the city and as a result, traveling facilities are available everywhere and are considered to be safe. There is no considerable risk regarding the taxi that can somehow affect you.
PICKPOCKETS RISK: LOW
Pickpockets are often met here as it is considered to be a big city and therefore it is advisable to keep a close look at your belongings and do not walk in not so populated places in order to avoid unpleasant cases.
NATURAL DISASTERS RISK: MEDIUM
Brisbane's climate can cause some severe natural disasters, therefore it is advisable to follow the advice of public authorities in case of emergency as they will try to diminish the negative effect that these can cause.
MUGGING RISK: LOW
There is an increasing number of violent crimes in the country, meaning that in order for you to avoid such unpleasant cases you should opt for not walking alone at night is not so populated places and take all measures to safeguard your possessions as well as yourself.
TERRORISM RISK: MEDIUM
Terrorist attacks happening in the city can not be ruled out and the only solution to this would be to follow the advice of public authorities that are trying to minimize the effect on you.
SCAMS RISK: LOW
There are scammers in the city as everywhere in the world, but these could be easily avoided by using your common sense. If you feel under pressure, try to avoid as much as possible the contact with these people.
WOMEN TRAVELERS RISK: LOW
As it is claimed to be a very safe place for all travelers, it can be easily confirmed that it is also safe for even solo women.
So... How Safe Is Brisbane Really?
Overall it can be claimed that this is a safe destination for you as a tourist from almost all perspectives, but it is recommended to take all measures in order for you to preserve your safety and security.
In recent years with the development of tourism in the city the cases of robberies, thefts, and crime, in general, have increased, which means that you as a tourist should choose wisely your accommodation which will ensure that all your belongings are safe.
Also, it is recommended to always have a mobile phone from which in case of emergency you will be able to call as well as a list of emergency phone numbers.
The city is close to some of the most famous beaches in Australia and therefore it is recommended if surfing to take care as it is believed that beaches have really powerful currents.
The police of the city is considered to be very helpful and friendly as they are committed to preventing the crime and as a result, they are always there to help you in some unpleasant situations.
What is important to notice for you when choosing your accommodation is whether yours have a smoke alarm as it is required to be installed all over the city.
Taking everything into account and following all the above-mentioned pieces of advice you will be able to safely enjoy your trip.
How Does Brisbane Compare?
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It depends on your citizenship whether you need a visa or not, but all the required information is clearly provided by the web-site of the public authorities.
The local currency is the so-called Australian Dollar which is advisable to be exchanged at proper places instead of touristic destinations you are planning to visit as there you will be charged more than you should have been.
Brisbane has a humid subtropical climate, which means that there is always warm to hot temperature.
Brisbane Airport is an international airport located in the city that operates a wide range of flights which is considered to be the fifth-best performing large-sized airport in the world.
As it is always recommended to have travel insurance while traveling, no matter the destination and Brisbane is not an exception.
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