Adelaide Visitor Guide : 2016 Adelaide Visitor Guide
77 useful information | southaustralia.com ESSENTIAL SERVICES Laundries and dry cleaners Most city hotels offer laundry and dry cleaning services, but same-day service is harder to find. Coin-operated laundries are also widely available. Karl Chehade Dry Cleaning 193 Hutt Street, Adelaide Manhattan Dry Cleaners 9 Adelaide Arcade, Adelaide Shiny Bright’s Laundry 81 Carrington Street, Adelaide The Village Wash House 20 Chapel Street, North Adelaide Public telephones The cost of a local call is approximately 50 cents per call. Phone cards can be purchased from most newsagencies. Credit phones operate using bank ATM cards and cater for business travellers and tourists. Internet access Adelaide Free Wi-Fi provides free wireless coverage in outdoor areas across the CBD and North Adelaide. It is the largest and best performing City Wi-Fi network in Australia and is on par with the best in the world. For more information, visit www.adelaidefreewifi.com.au Recharge facilities There are recharge stations for mobile devices at the City Library. For a full list of places to recharge your mobility scooter or wheelchair, visit www.rechargescheme.org.au and www.adelaidecitycouncil.com/access Newspapers Adelaide’s daily newspaper is The Advertiser with the Sunday Mail on Sunday. Thursday’s edition includes an entertainment guide. The city has a number of independent publications; InDaily, an online news site, The Adelaide Review, a monthly cultural guide, and CityMag, a free newspaper aimed at the young urban sophisticate. The State Library of South Australia on North Terrace carries a wide selection of national and international newspapers. Free bike hire Adelaide Free Bikes offers visitors the use of bicycles free of charge during daylight hours. Visit www.bikesa.asn.au/AdelaideFreeBikes for more information. Bikes are available at a number of outlets across the city (including those below). To hire a bike you must produce a valid passport, drivers’ licence or Australian Proof Of Age Card. Adelaide City Council 25 Pirie Street, Adelaide Open Monday–Friday 8:30am–5pm Adelaide Convention Centre North Terrace, Adelaide Open Monday–Friday 9am–4pm Get the South Australian Guide on your mobile. Scan this Quick Response code with your smart phone to access all the information you need during your travels. Data fees may apply.