Our COVID-19 Car Rental Promise

February 26, 2021, East Coast Car Rentals Adelaide Brisbane Cairns Car hire tips and advice Gold Coast Melbourne Road Trips Sunshine Coast Sydney

Choosing our Pay Now option gives you an immediate saving all day, every day, but we understand Australians are living in a brave new travel world where border and regional closures can occur almost overnight, sending your best made holiday plans into disarray. That’s why we’ve decided to continue offering Pre-pay & Save, but with […]

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The best rooftop bars in Surfers Paradise

May 17, 2020, East Coast Car Rentals Gold Coast

  After a long day seeing the sights of the Gold Coast, nothing beats a well-earned drink. But with so many incredible vistas to enjoy both day and night, it’s a shame to just stay on floor level. So instead, with our expert help, discover some of the best rooftop bars in Surfers Paradise, where […]

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The East Coast road trip: Winter edition

January 31, 2020, East Coast Car Rentals Brisbane Gold Coast Sydney

One of the great things about Australia is the glorious weather. Holidays here are associated with golden sand beaches, warm water and alfresco dining. But, even during the winter months, when air fares are lower, demand for accommodation eases and there’s more room on the sand – there’s still plenty to do. Here’s what we like […]

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What to do when visiting Stradbroke Island

April 18, 2019, East Coast Car Rentals Brisbane Gold Coast Tips Unusual destinations to drive to

On a quiet island peninsula just off the coast of Brisbane, you'll find a little slice of paradise to slow down your East Coast road trip. Easily accessible by car or ferry, Stradbroke Island is culturally significant for the Quandamooka people, who call it Minjerribah. With no shortage of activities available to help you reconnect with […]

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6 East Coast beach towns not to miss on an Australian roadtrip

January 17, 2019, East Coast Car Rentals Adelaide Brisbane Gold Coast Road Trips Sunshine Coast Sydney

  Sometimes the best travel memories arise in the smaller discoveries, when the main attractions are left behind. Australia’s cities hold many adventures for travelers, however we think that it’s the small beach towns that really make a roadtrip along the East Coast so worthwhile. Here are six of our favourites for you to fall in […]

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How long does it take to travel the East Coast of Australia?

December 17, 2018, East Coast Car Rentals Cairns Gold Coast Melbourne Road Trips Tips

  Driving from Melbourne to Cairns, you’ll discover 4,000 km of coastal beauty along the eastern edge of Australia. Whether you start at the bottom in Melbourne or work your way down from Cairns, the journey along the coastline offers up plenty of adventures. So when organising your hire car from Melbourne or Cairns, how […]

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Keeping fit and healthy on the road

November 13, 2018, East Coast Car Rentals Brisbane Gold Coast Tips

Travel is a great time to reinvigorate your fitness regime. Not only is it possible to remain fit and healthy while on the road, but it can remind you of the benefits involved with exercise. You don’t have to take time out of exploring and experiencing new things either! What are some of the ways you […]

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

October 4, 2018, East Coast Car Rentals 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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Gold Coast theme parks that should feature on your Australia road trip

July 31, 2018, East Coast Car Rentals 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, East Coast Car Rentals 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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