Royal Jordanian, Emirates, Etihad. There are no direct flights from Australia to Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, the main international airport in Jordan.
Visas are obtainable on arrival, but do make sure you have six months validity on your passport and carry it with you in case you encounter checkpoints or passport checks on your travels.
This small country has a huge range of climates. The best time of the year to visit is March to May when spring wildflowers are in bloom, and September to November when the autumn weather is mild.
Jordan is full of places to amaze, not just visually, but also historically. Possibly the most moving and majestic archaeological site is Petra’s Siq (gorge), and while you’re there make sure you also visit the mammoth rock formation that is the Treasury, featured in Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade.
Bring a multi-purpose adaptor as Jordan’s electricity supply is 220V, 50AC. Sockets are generally of the two-pronged European variety.
In Jordan, the local currency is the dinar. 1JOD equals about $AU1.49. While Jordan isn’t the cheapest country to travel, you can still manage it if you spend wisely.