The East Coast road trip: Winter edition

May 31, 2019, contentadmin 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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5 reasons you shouldn’t miss the Gold Coast on your Australian road trip

May 10, 2019, contentadmin Gold Coast

The words ‘Gold Coast’ alone evoke beautiful images of sun, sand and fun. Therefore, it’s hardly surprising the city is one of the most popular tourist destinations among Australians and those visiting from overseas alike.  Getting bored simply isn’t possible in this shiny corner of Oz, and we’ve come up with five awesome activities for you […]

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What to do when visiting Stradbroke Island

April 18, 2019, Chester S 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, Chester S 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, Chester S 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, Chester S 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, Chester S 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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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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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 […]

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Gold Coast theme parks that should feature on your Australia road trip

July 31, 2018, Chester S 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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