Why you should head to New Zealand’s Writer’s Festival

April 30, 2019, Chester S Events Fun New Zealand Road Trips Tips

  If Sydney’s Writer Festival doesn’t sate your literary needs, or you’re unable to make it to it, never fear. Just across the ditch, New Zealand has it’s own renowned Auckland Writer’s Festival which has been running for 19 years! This is no small deal either – in 2018, over 200 of the world’s best […]

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Harry Potter and the Melbourne Road trip

April 16, 2019, Chester S 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 […]

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

April 1, 2019, Chester S 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 […]

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3 amazing Aboriginal festivals to experience in Australia

March 18, 2019, Chester S 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 yourself […]

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What the Melbourne Cup Carnival is all about

October 24, 2018, Chester S 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 […]

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Full of 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 […]

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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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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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What makes Melbourne the world’s most liveable city?

May 10, 2018, Chester S 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 […]

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How to make the most of autumn in Sydney

April 12, 2018, Chester S 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 […]

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