The best places to see the stars on a clear, Adelaide night

February 28, 2020, East Coast Car Rentals Adelaide Fun Road Trips Unusual destinations to drive to

  Are you planning a stargazing trip this summer? Adelaide is a fabulous spot, because it’s not only a cool city, but it’s also a central location from which to base your nights spent staring up. If you’re flying into Adelaide and want to get out and about to the best stargazing spots around South […]

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Essential Australian road trip slang

February 10, 2020, East Coast Car Rentals Fun Tips

  The hardest thing about exploring Australia in a car isn’t getting lost; it’s understanding the locals. Aussies have their own vocabulary when it comes to driving and most of it sounds pretty confusing to overseas visitors. If you are in Australia for the first time and looking to hire a car, here is a handy guide to some of […]

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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 […]

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The best fishing experiences along Australia’s East Coast

April 9, 2019, East Coast Car Rentals Cairns Fun Road Trips Sunshine Coast Sydney Unusual destinations to drive to

Is it any surprise that along a coastline filled with great diving locations and the Great Barrier Reef, you’ll also find some of the world’s best fishing destinations? Marine life swarms Australia’s waters, creating the perfect environment for a day spent out on the boat.  Load up your Sydney airport hire car with your favourite […]

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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 […]

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4 great Australian spots for swimming with marine life

March 13, 2019, East Coast Car Rentals Adelaide Fun Road Trips Sydney Tips

Australia's waters hold something for everyone, whether you're an adrenaline seeker or enjoy activities that are a little more relaxing. If you're wanting to visit underwater creatures along the East Coast, here are four great spots to check out.   1. Cage diving with sharks in Port Lincoln, SA  Strap in for a full-day adventure. Located […]

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What you can’t miss in Australia’s Blue Mountains

March 1, 2019, East Coast Car Rentals Fun Road Trips Sydney Unusual destinations to drive to

Not more than two hours drive outside of Sydney you’ll find mountain ranges covered in eucalyptus trees. Hidden amongst the overwhelming greenery you’ll find waterfalls, trails, caves, botanic gardens and so much more. The Blue Mountains are a necessary stop for any Australian road tripper, so make sure you grab your hire car from the airport! […]

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The 4 best dive sites along the East Coast of Australia

January 29, 2019, East Coast Car Rentals Adelaide Cairns Fun Road Trips Tips

With the Great Barrier Reef, you may not find it surprising that Australia has some of the best diving on offer in the world. From shipwrecks to diverse and colourful sea life, you'll find some great spots along the East Coast of Australia to admire the land under the sea from. What are you waiting […]

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The 3 best spots to go horse riding in Australia

January 23, 2019, East Coast Car Rentals Cairns Fun Road Trips Sydney

Who didn't have dreams of being a cowboy, or getting a pony, as a child? Horse riding just has a taste of adventure about it, even for adults. Plus, with classic Australian movies such as 'The Man from Snowy River', is your East Coast road trip really complete without jumping (or clambering, depending on your […]

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8 of Melbourne’s secret bars revealed

December 5, 2018, East Coast Car Rentals Fun Melbourne Tips

  Maybe it shouldn’t be surprising that a city characterised by its extensive street art also likes to hide away some of its best bars within narrow laneways, dark alleys, and unassuming corners. However, while many cities would be satisfied merely tucking entrances away, Melbourne isn’t. Instead, pass through fridge doors, give out secret passwords, […]

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