Must See Regional Festivals

August 30, 2023, East Coast Car Rentals Events

If you’re wanting to plan a trip across the great Aussie plane but you’re not sure where to go, or you’re pumped and ready to hit as many regional festivals as possible, we’ve got you covered. full post

Make this the BEST Mardi Gras yet with your Sydney Airport Car Rental

February 17, 2022, East Coast Car Rentals Events Road Trips Sydney

Each year, Sydney host’s the world’s largest and vibrant Gay, Lesbian and Trans pride festival, The Sydney Mardi Gras. A festival with historic roots dating back to the 1970’s which has now become an event recognized on a global scale, and pre-covid would attract nearly 500,000 attendants from Australia and around the world to experience […] full post

Introducing Our Upgraded Brisbane Airport Car Hire Branch

January 17, 2022, East Coast Car Rentals Blog Brisbane Events

East Coast Car Rentals are delighted to announce the opening of our newly upgraded Brisbane Airport location. We couldn’t be more excited to kick off the New Year by sharing our new space with our returning business travellers and holiday makers as they get back on the road with us in Southeast Queensland. This branch […] full post

Harry Potter and the Melbourne Road trip

April 16, 2019, East Coast Car Rentals Events Fun Melbourne Road Trips Tips Unusual destinations to drive to

If you ever had an excuse to get hyped about the wizarding world, it's now. The magical stage show 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child', the eighth story in the series that took the world by storm, has landed in Melbourne.   Far from where JK Rowling first found herself enchanted with the idea of Hogwarts and […] full post

Are you ready to take on the Sydney Writers’ Festival?

April 1, 2019, East Coast Car Rentals Events Fun Sydney

Every year, Sydney becomes a book lover’s dream. Up to a hundred thousand people converge on the city, eager to take part in the sharing of ideas, literature and storytelling. It’s a celebration of books and their writers, as well as all that read them. If you’re a bookworm at heart, the Sydney Writers’ Festival […] full post

3 amazing Aboriginal festivals to experience in Australia

March 18, 2019, East Coast Car Rentals Adelaide Cairns Events Road Trips Sydney Tips Unusual destinations to drive to

  One of the most amazing things about travelling through Australia is getting to experience a culture that’s amongst the oldest in the world. The Aboriginal people have lived in Australia for at least a staggering 45,000 years, accumulating a culture that’s rich in traditions, myths and legends.  Can you imagine a better way to immerse […] full post

What the Melbourne Cup Carnival is all about

October 24, 2018, East Coast Car Rentals Events Fun Melbourne

If you're in Melbourne in November, you'd be hard pressed to escape the Melbourne Carnival Cup. Every November, the week-long event encompasses four races including the famous Melbourne Cup Day – all held at Flemington Racecourse, just a few kilometres drive outside of the city.  What's all the fuss about? Here's what you should know […] full post

6 sporting events that you should definitely visit in Australia

August 10, 2018, East Coast Car Rentals 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. […] full post

What makes Melbourne the world’s most liveable city?

May 10, 2018, East Coast Car Rentals Events Melbourne

  With an incredible dining scene, fantastic shopping opportunities and a yearly calendar brimming with eclectic events, it’s easy to see why Melbourne continues to take the title as the world’s most liveable city. Discover what incredible activities are on offer this winter in Melbourne with the help of East Coast Car Rentals. 1. Wander […] full post

How to make the most of autumn in Sydney

April 12, 2018, East Coast Car Rentals Events Sydney

  As the humidity of a Sydney summer dissipates, Sydneysiders and visitors alike will discover a number of enticing outdoor events from comedy and food festivals to urban camping excursions. Not only is the air cool and crisp and the temperatures mild, but Sydney in autumn is also quieter and less expensive than the peak […] full post