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Customer Travel Tips for Austin

81% Avg. city rating Rated by 68 customers

Activities / excursions 82%

Restaurants / eating out 87%

Shopping 71%

Chilling out / relaxing 86%

Getting around / public transport 80%

Sightseeing 72%

Culture 81%

Nightlife / partying 91%

Value for money 78%

Customer Travel Tips for Austin

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89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


27 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Embrace all of the quirks of the city

Liked: The weird, fun, and young culture along with the people and diversity

Disliked: The heat during the summer

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
93% Avg. rating


16 Sep 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: /

Liked: Clean

Disliked: /

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


06 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Play it by ear. Visit Barton Springs

Liked: Great place. Friendly. Lots to do.

Disliked: No

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
96% Avg. rating


22 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Romantic getaway

Customer Travel Tip: Wear sunscreen

Liked: Culture!

Disliked: Homeless people

58% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 20%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
58% Avg. rating


13 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Customer Travel Tip: Bring an umbrella and fan.

Liked: walking distance to everything within the downtown core

Disliked: weather - too hot for comfort; discouraged me to venture out as I orignally planned. I hang out at the hostel's lounge most of the time.

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
71% Avg. rating


02 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: Take the Megabus or train there.

Liked: The evening music scene on 6th Street.

Disliked: The distance of the Greyhound bus station from downtown. The food is a little overpriced and on the whole nothing special.

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


01 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference

Customer Travel Tip: Enjoy the history.

Liked: Good mix of unique restaurants and branded shops.

Disliked: The sick looking young people on the streets.

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
82% Avg. rating


01 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Have a wicked time

Liked: Wicked spot

Disliked: Na it was wicked

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 20%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 40%
64% Avg. rating


16 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Events / festivals Partying / nightlife

Customer Travel Tip: Buy a week bus pass and download the app, Botanical Garden

Liked: Nightlife, Music

Disliked: Expensive, Hot, Not many sights to see

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


04 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Checkout Rainy street

Liked: Party town

Disliked: Not much to see

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


29 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: You need at least 4 or 5 days! Skip the traditional 6th street and head to the east side for really awsome places to go out.

Liked: Lots of cool places to hang out. Everyone is really friendly.

Disliked: Nope.

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


17 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Talk to everyone!

Liked: People, culture

Disliked: n/a

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
87% Avg. rating


09 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Events / festivals Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Don't wait.

Liked: Young, vibrant, friendly.

Disliked: Not a single thing.

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
64% Avg. rating


17 Mar 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Take the self-guided tour of the capitol and its gardens.

Liked: The state capitol is great.

Disliked: Public transport is not very good.

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
78% Avg. rating


15 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: SoCo - great food, thrift stores and a cool place to spend a couple of hours

Liked: Live music, cool vibe. Keep Ausin Weird!

Disliked: 6th St is a bit of a mess, if I'm honest!

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
91% Avg. rating


30 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: 6th street is definitely your go to place.

Liked: Such a cool vibe.

Disliked: Not really.

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
82% Avg. rating


04 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Eat

Liked: Nice easygoing city, heaps to see and do

Disliked: None

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
82% Avg. rating


26 Nov 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference Events / festivals Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: .

Liked: .

Disliked: .

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


21 Sep 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Drink more

Liked: Live music

Disliked: Weather

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
87% Avg. rating


22 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Try as much food as you can from as many food trucks!

Liked: Food trucks! They were delicious. Friendly people. Live music.

Disliked: N/A

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81% Avg. city rating Rated by 68 customers

Activities / excursions 82%

Restaurants / eating out 87%

Shopping 71%

Chilling out / relaxing 86%

Getting around / public transport 80%

Sightseeing 72%

Culture 81%

Nightlife / partying 91%

Value for money 78%

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