10 of Australia’s September festivals worth calling into

August 31, 2018, Chester S Adelaide Brisbane Canberra Events Fun Melbourne Road Trips Sunshine Coast Sydney

  September is the month of festivals in Australia. With the warm weather finally returning to the more southerly regions, everyone’s ready to get outdoors and enjoy some of the finest entertainment the country has to offer. Grab a hire car at the airport and get motoring to check out these great events. 1. The Melbourne […]

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Australia’s surfing sweet-spots suitable for beginners

August 22, 2018, Chester S Adelaide Fun Road Trips Surfers Paradise Sydney Tips

  If you fancy trying out a new activity on your Australian road trip, why not give surfing a go? You’ll be in good company, with up to 2.5 million surfers in Australia, according to the Sweeney report, and that’s before you include the tourists. Whether taking your east coast car hire south to Adelaide, or […]

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Foods you should be trying on your next Australian road trip

August 17, 2018, Chester S Adelaide Brisbane Cairns Canberra Gold Coast Melbourne Road Trips Sunshine Coast Surfers Paradise Sydney Tips

  No great Australian road trip would get very far without some good food to keep you fuelled. Australia has plenty of national treats, both sweet and savoury. Try out these Aussie favourites on your next trip. Sweet treats and coffee-break snacks Pavlova – Let’s start with a bit of controversy. Depending on who you […]

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6 sporting events that you should definitely visit in Australia

August 10, 2018, Chester S Adelaide Events Fun Melbourne Road Trips Sydney Unusual destinations to drive to

Australians are known for being pretty enthusiastic when it comes to sport. With our car hire available across several east coast locations, what are the top sporting events you should be visiting on your Australia road trip?  1) Tennis – the Australian Open Under a number of different names, the Australian Open started in 1905. […]

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3 hikes near Adelaide for nature lovers

May 4, 2018, Chester S Adelaide Road Trips

  Adelaide is home to some of the most stunning walking trails in South Australia that are sure to satisfy any nature lover. From rugged coastlines to deep, waterfall-laden gorges, get ready to breathe in the fresh air and stretch those legs after driving to these three fabulous hiking spots. 1. Three Falls Grand walk […]

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4 of the best campsites in South Australia

February 5, 2018, Chester S A weekend in Adelaide Fun Road Trips

South Australia's diverse landscape and Mediterranean climate make it a popular tourist destination, but visitors don't need to shell out thousands of dollars for accommodation that offers panoramic views and an abundance of amenities. Instead, camping is an ideal way to get up close and personal with everything that's on offer, from beaches and crater […]

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The 3 best road trips on Australia’s east coast

January 9, 2018, Chester S Adelaide Brisbane Gold Coast Melbourne Road Trips Sydney

Temperatures are rising across Australia this summer, so find respite from your inner-city scorchers by rolling down the windows of a rental car and basking in the coastal breeze. Take some time out for one these unbeatable Australian road trips. 1. The Legendary Pacific Coast Touring Route, Sydney to Brisbane Let's kick this off with […]

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What sporting events do you need to see over summer 17/18?

November 13, 2017, Chester S Adelaide Brisbane Melbourne Road Trips Sydney

Sport is part of the Australian DNA. It doesn't matter what the sport is, who the opposition are or whether there is a title on the line, Australians have a love of sport and winning. This means that as you complete your road trip around Australia over the coming summer months, there are more than […]

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Events not to miss in Adelaide this spring

October 31, 2017, Chester S Adelaide

Did you know that South Australia has won the title of 'Australia's best festival state' the last two years in a row? Yes, across the whole calendar year, there are a diverse range of events and festivals that showcase the best elements of the state's culture. So, if you're planning a road trip to Adelaide […]

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The best ways to spend spring in Australia

August 29, 2017, Chester S Adelaide Cairns Canberra

  Spring is right around the corner here in Australia. Thanks to moderate temperatures and fewer weather events, spring is perhaps the absolute best time for you to take a road trip across the east coast. Waking up from a sleepy winter, the east coast states come to life from September onwards, with a treasure trove […]

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