Our COVID-19 Car Rental Promise

February 26, 2021, East Coast Car Rentals Adelaide Brisbane Cairns Car hire tips and advice Gold Coast Melbourne Road Trips Sunshine Coast Sydney

Choosing our Pay Now option gives you an immediate saving all day, every day, but we understand Australians are living in a brave new travel world where border and regional closures can occur almost overnight, sending your best made holiday plans into disarray. That’s why we’ve decided to continue offering Pre-pay & Save, but with […]

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Top romantic drives in every state to spoil your Valentine: Australia

February 9, 2021, East Coast Car Rentals Adelaide Brisbane Cairns Canberra Car hire tips and advice Gold Coast Melbourne Road Trips Sunshine Coast Sydney

Get inspired this Valentine’s Day with our top romantic drives covering every state in Australia. It’s no secret we love road trips, but we’re hard pressed to think of anything more romantic than escaping the city and venturing out onto the open road with your sweetheart in the passenger seat. We give you our list […]

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Best places to see baby turtles in Queensland 2021

January 29, 2021, East Coast Car Rentals Brisbane Cairns Road Trips Sunshine Coast

Hatching season is upon us and what better way to start the New Year than a road trip to one of Queensland’s many turtle havens to watch these cute little guys take their first steps. January through to March is the best time to see the annual turtle march when the summer heat rouses the […]

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What are the hottest spots between Brisbane and Cairns?

February 20, 2020, East Coast Car Rentals Brisbane Cairns Road Trips Tips

  You’ve just booked your rental car from Cairns. The first leg of your road trip down the East Coast of Australia is beginning. However, do you know the hottest spots to check out before reaching Brisbane? Bundaberg You might have heard of Bundaberg rum. Or maybe Bundaberg’s Lemon Lime and Bitters, Ginger beer or other […]

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The East Coast road trip: Winter edition

January 31, 2020, East Coast Car Rentals Brisbane Gold Coast Sydney

One of the great things about Australia is the glorious weather. Holidays here are associated with golden sand beaches, warm water and alfresco dining. But, even during the winter months, when air fares are lower, demand for accommodation eases and there’s more room on the sand – there’s still plenty to do. Here’s what we like […]

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What to do when visiting Stradbroke Island

April 18, 2019, Chester S Brisbane Gold Coast Tips Unusual destinations to drive to

On a quiet island peninsula just off the coast of Brisbane, you'll find a little slice of paradise to slow down your East Coast road trip. Easily accessible by car or ferry, Stradbroke Island is culturally significant for the Quandamooka people, who call it Minjerribah. With no shortage of activities available to help you reconnect with […]

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6 East Coast beach towns not to miss on an Australian roadtrip

January 17, 2019, Chester S Adelaide Brisbane Gold Coast Road Trips Sunshine Coast Sydney

  Sometimes the best travel memories arise in the smaller discoveries, when the main attractions are left behind. Australia’s cities hold many adventures for travelers, however we think that it’s the small beach towns that really make a roadtrip along the East Coast so worthwhile. Here are six of our favourites for you to fall in […]

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The 5 unmissable sunrise spots along Australia’s East Coast

January 14, 2019, Chester S Brisbane Road Trips Sydney

The fact that the East Coast of Australia has some incredible spots for watching a new day dawn shouldn't come as any surprise, considering the geography. The views that await are unmissable, even if you're not a natural morning person. Pick up your hire car from Sydney airport, set your alarm and get ready to […]

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5 fun and quirky facts about Brisbane

November 30, 2018, Chester S Brisbane

Brisbane. Thoughts of beaches, outdoor spaces, and soaking in the sun, rise to mind. However, did you know that there's an underground opera circuit, lurking in the background of the beautiful city? Don't worry, when driving through Brisbane in your hire car at night they won't jump out and sing at you. Instead, they're one […]

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Keeping fit and healthy on the road

November 13, 2018, Chester S Brisbane Gold Coast Tips

Travel is a great time to reinvigorate your fitness regime. Not only is it possible to remain fit and healthy while on the road, but it can remind you of the benefits involved with exercise. You don’t have to take time out of exploring and experiencing new things either! What are some of the ways you […]

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