What you didn’t know about Australia’s best known animals

November 7, 2018, Chester S Brisbane Fun Sydney Tips

  Did you know that Australia chose animals that couldn’t easily move backwards for their National Coat of Arms to symbolise their forward progression? In their first coat of arms, the banner also contained the words, “Advance Australia”, developing on this theme. However, when it comes to Australia’s native animals, the fact that emus and […]

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Keen on golfing? Check out these Australian courses on your trip

October 4, 2018, Chester S Adelaide Brisbane Fun Gold Coast Melbourne Surfers Paradise Sydney Tips

  If you know your drivers from your putters and fancy a leisurely game of golf on your Australian road trip, you’re in luck. From South Australia all the way up to Queensland, there are more places than we could ever list to stop off for round or two. We’ve rounded up some popular courses you […]

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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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Places you should go for the most relaxing Aussie road trip

August 20, 2018, Chester S Brisbane Cairns Melbourne Road Trips Sydney Tips

For a holiday that takes you away from the day-to-day and provides an opportunity to completely relax, it's best to get out of the city and head into the bush or to the coast. Whether you want empty forests, peaceful mountains or a luxury spa resort, your Australian road trip can include it all. With […]

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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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Gold Coast theme parks that should feature on your Australia road trip

July 31, 2018, Chester S Brisbane Fun Gold Coast Surfers Paradise Tips

  Whatever your preferred kind of theme park, there’s sure to be one to suit you in the Gold Coast. With two of our car hire sites nearby, it’s super easy to get around and visit your favourites. Even better, all of the parks we’ve listed below are on the Pacific Motorway with the exception […]

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Scuba hot-spots not to miss on your East Coast road trip

July 20, 2018, Chester S Brisbane Fun Gold Coast Melbourne Tips

When road-tripping on the great Australian east coast, it's hard not to think that the Great Barrier Reef is the only scuba dive location. While we all know that the Great Barrier Reef is one of the world's top natural wonders (and did you know it is visible in space?), there are loads of other awesome scuba […]

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3 neighbourhoods in and around Brisbane worth visiting

May 2, 2018, Chester S Brisbane

  Brisbane is more than just a thriving city centre. The surrounding suburbs and neighbourhoods are packed with personality and a plethora of incredible things to see and do. With your East Coast Car Rental hire car at the ready, get set to enjoy everything that these surrounding ‘burbs have to offer! 1. West End […]

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4 of the best country pubs near Brisbane

April 23, 2018, Chester S Brisbane Road Trips

  Country pubs tend to exude feelings of warmth and comfort. After a sports game or a challenging week at work, they’re a great place to relax and unwind with an ice-cold pint or a hearty meal. Hire a car in Brisbane, select your designated driver and wet your whistle at one of these classic […]

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Where you can find Brisbane’s best cheap eats

March 26, 2018, Chester S A weekend in Brisbane

Food can be one of the most expensive parts of a road trip, so in effort to cut back, you may have been dining on the two-minute noodles. But dinner doesn't have to be so bland or expensive. You'll be pleased to hear that Brisbane's fantastic array of eateries serve up dishes that are not […]

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