What to do in Sydney when it’s cold and wet outside

March 7, 2019, Chester S A weekend in Road Trips Sydney Tips

Rainy days don't have to get in the way of exploring, especially in a city like Sydney. No matter the weather, you'll always find something to enjoy! Here are seven of our favourite activities to make the best use of a day spent indoors. Grab your hire car and head on out! 1. Sydney's Sea Life […]

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Why the Bay of Plenty should be on your road trip list

September 11, 2018, Chester S A weekend in Fun New Zealand Road Trips Tips

Getting your Auckland car hire sorted is the easy part, planning a route is not so simple. New Zealand has so much to offer, from volcanoes and mountains, to Lord of the Rings attractions and vineyards. How do you decide where to go? Luckily for you, we have a pretty good answer: The Bay of Plenty. […]

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What are the top 5 things to do when you visit Wellington?

August 13, 2018, Chester S A weekend in Fun New Zealand Tips

With our car hire now available in Auckland, you can tour NZ's North Island more easily than ever. At the very south of the island you'll find NZ's capital city. Despite being known as 'Windy Wellington', there is plenty to do come rain or shine. Here's our selection of the city's best bits. 1. Mount […]

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Sydney beaches to visit when you’re ready to go beyond Bondi

August 6, 2018, Chester S A weekend in Fun Sydney

  Beaches are probably amongst the first things that pop into anyone’s head when they think of Australia. We’re known for our beautiful beaches, and Bondi Beach is world famous. But if you want to see what other beaches are within easy reach of Sydney, check out our list below. You’ll find changing and refreshment facilities […]

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Get ready to tick off these New Zealand North Island tourism hot spots!

June 25, 2018, Chester S A weekend in New Zealand Road Trips

  Not only is New Zealand home to some of Planet Earth’s most jaw-dropping landscapes and action-packed activity destinations, it’s also a country brimming with world-recognised tourist attractions. With your East Coast Car Rentals’ hire at the ready, print off our ultimate New Zealand North Island bucket list and start ticking off the following tourist destinations! […]

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Why winter on the Gold Coast is just as fun as summer

June 21, 2018, Chester S A weekend in Gold Coast

  With its sun-soaked beaches and rooftop bars, we’d forgive you for thinking the Gold Coast is a ‘summer-only’ destination. However, come the colder months, this East Coast hot-spot has just as much to offer. Here are some of the fun things you can get involved with during winter on the Gold Coast. 1. Discover the area’s awesome […]

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3 things that make Melbourne one of the world’s best cities

June 18, 2018, Chester S A weekend in Melbourne

  As a previous seven-time winner and 2018 top 20 contender of the World’s Most Livable City, Melbourne continues to prove that it’s a place to be reckoned with. But what makes this East Coast city rank so highly in Mercer’s Quality of Living Ranking report? We have a few ideas….. 1. An incredible itinerary of […]

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6 awesome things to do when it’s raining in Sydney

June 15, 2018, Chester S A weekend in Sydney

  No matter where you go in the world, you can’t control the weather, and sometimes the heavens open when you least expect it. However, it’s important to make the most of these soggy situations, and thankfully, there’s still plenty of awesome things to do in Sydney when it rains. Here are some of our […]

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The best waterfalls in and around Auckland

June 7, 2018, Chester S A weekend in New Zealand Road Trips

While TLC warned us not to, we just can't help chasing waterfalls, especially when they're as abundant and amazing as the ones in and around Auckland! With your East Coast Car Rental vehicle at the ready, get set to discover some of our favourite waterfalls in this area.  1. Hunua Falls 50-minute drive from Auckland […]

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Discover Auckland’s newest eateries with East Coast Car Rentals

May 29, 2018, Chester S A weekend in New Zealand

If Auckland’s dining scene wasn’t already a feast for the senses, the City of Sails has recently welcomed a new host of eclectic eateries for locals and visitors to enjoy. With your Auckland car hire at the ready, get set to enjoy the foodie delights the city has to offer. Miss Hotpot 15-minute drive from Auckland […]

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