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 […] full post

Learn the real meaning behind the name of these Australian capital cities

February 22, 2019, Chester S Canberra Road Trips Sydney

Have you ever considered where certain place names originated? Often you’ll find a lot of a country’s history tied in with how it was named, revealing influences and stories you might not otherwise stumble across.  Take the chance to consider these Australian place names when booking your hire car from Sydney or Canberra. 1. Canberra […] full post

10 reasons to visit Australia’s capital city

January 31, 2019, Chester S Canberra

Despite being Australia's capital city, Canberra is often skipped over in favour of the better known attractions of Melbourne and Sydney. However, we think Canberra has plenty to offer the East Coast road tripper. The capital offers opportunities to learn about Australia's history and national identity, as well as some great coffee breaks and rainy […] full post

The joys of spring: Why it’s a great time of year for an Aussie road trip

October 2, 2018, Chester S Adelaide Cairns Canberra Events Fun Gold Coast Melbourne Road Trips Sydney Tips Unusual destinations to drive to

  Spring time in Australia is a great time for comfortable temperatures, outdoor events, exhibitions and catching up with nature. It’s sunny, but not scorching across the country, so you can explore all over. Get your car hire booked from Adelaide Airport and work your way up the east coast. What are the best spots […] full post

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 […] full post

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 […] full post

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 […] full post

The best escape rooms on the east coast

August 8, 2017, Chester S Adelaide Brisbane Canberra Melbourne Road Trips Sydney

  Escape room games are the nerdy craze taking the world by storm. First finding popularity in Asia, these puzzling adventures have hit Australia in full force. Since the first Australian escape room was launched in 2013, at least another 45 venues have opened – 87 per cent of which are found on the east coast, according […] full post

3 reasons to visit Canberra in March

February 28, 2017, chris Canberra Events

As the rest of Australia starts to wind down for winter, Canberra comes alive. The month of March sees exciting festivals and events kick off in the capital, highlighting the cultural, culinary, and creative heritage of the city. There's no better time to visit Canberra than in early autumn. Time it right, and you'll be […] full post

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