I read some negatives about Perth Airport especially for its immigration long queue. To my mind, the immigration is normal, but I am writing about transport problem faced by tourist visitors those expect nobody to pick them up.
I, my wife and my son landed in Perth airport from Bali. It was 4:15 am.
We did plan to spend our full day in Perth but not to stay overnight. In that very evening, we would continue flying to Sydney through the Domestic Terminal. For this, we would rather deposit our luggage in a locker somewhere than brought it with us to the city.
We had two alternatives to choose from, a locker near to the International Terminal or one near to the Domestic Terminal.
To take the first alternative we had to use a taxi
or airport shuttle bus directly from the International Terminal to the city. Taxi fare to the city is approximately Australian $40 (US $44) which is not economical for us.
I know this because when returning to the airport from Perth city center we hired a taxi. Shuttle service tickets, on the other hand, are $15 for one way or $25 return per person. Further, there is a reduction scheme for purchasing multiple tickets.
If the three of us had used this service, we would have paid $55 return. In any way, we had to be back to the International Terminal to collect our luggage and find a way to get to the Domestic Terminal. This means spending extra time and money.
Unlike Perth Domestic Terminal which is served by public bus connecting it to the ...