The Melbourne Airport is also known as Tullamarine airport, and it serves the city of Melbourne. One of the busiest airports in Australia, it consists of four terminals serving both domestic and international flights. Passengers may move between terminals by walking through the link ways.
Travellers going overseas with nowhere to house their beloved pets may visit the Hanrob Pet Hotel, which consists of top-notch facilities and provides dog training, day-care, beautiful housing and sleeping areas as well as large spaces for your furry friends to run around. There are also personalized services for each pet and round-the-clock medical care if needed. Passengers with time to kill may watch these cute animals from outside the Pet Hotel.
Business travellers who need to stay connected on the go or other passengers who wish to while away surfing the net may connect to the free Wi-Fi provided by the Melbourne Airport. The Wi-Fi is accessible throughout the airport. However, signal strength may vary at different areas and if travellers wish to have a more stable connection, they may connect to the premium Wi-Fi service for a fee. Those who do not possess their own mobile phones, laptops or electronic devices, may visit the internet kiosks where there are computers with internet access available for use.
Disabled or handicapped travellers are well taken care of at Melbourne Airport, with numerous travelators and lifts to assist their movement. Passengers with special needs are required to notify their respective airlines in advance, so that special arrangements can be made to assist them. Wheelchairs may also be provided for use within the airport grounds. There are designated car park lots for wheelchair passengers, as well as handicapped toilets that are much larger to allow wheelchair access and fitted with railings. These are found throughout the airport. Parents travelling with children may visit the baby changing rooms with facilities such as changing tables. There are also public shower facilities for those who wish to freshen up before or after a flight.
Travellers in transit may rest and recuperate at one of these nearby hotels – the Parkroyal Melbourne Airport Hotel, the Holiday Inn Melbourne Airport Hotel and Ibis Budget Melbourne Airport Hotel, all of which are within walking distance from the terminals.
IMPORTANT! Information is correct as of 8 August 2014 and is subject to change. Please always check Melbourne Airport website for the latest update of the following information.