4 places to stop on your road trip from Melbourne to Sydney

April 2, 2020, Chester S Melbourne Road Trips Sydney

  There are two options when deciding how to get from Melbourne to Sydney – flying or driving – but there’s only one real winner. By hiring a car with East Coast Car Rentals, you not only eliminate worry about the logistics of a flight, you also get to take your time stopping off at […]

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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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7 great tips for your next road trip

March 25, 2019, Chester S Cairns Melbourne Road Trips Tips Unusual destinations to drive to

No matter the type of road trip you're undertaking, there are a few basics that hold true for every traveller. One is that you want to make the most of your adventure. Here are seven tips to read through before picking up your East Coast hire car to help you have a road trip like […]

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5 games to play with your road trip buddies

February 12, 2019, Chester S Cairns Melbourne Road Trips

No road trip is complete without car games. Along with a great playlist, they're a great option to pass the hours driving in your hire car from Melbourne to Cairns. Don't groan just yet though! We don't mean the old school versions you used to play with your parents – you won't find any 'I […]

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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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The best summer activities in Melbourne CBD

December 13, 2018, Chester S Melbourne

  The cultural capital of Australia is a great place to visit any time of the year – but when summer arrives, Melbourne truly brings its ‘A’ game. During the sunny season, the city plays host to an incredible array of activities, thanks to longer days and balmy temperatures. So if you’re stopping off in Melbourne, […]

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8 of Melbourne’s secret bars revealed

December 5, 2018, Chester S 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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Don’t miss out on Melbourne’s vibrant street art

November 29, 2018, Chester S Fun Melbourne Tips

  Melbourne is a vibrant city full of life, coffee, music and street art. Regularly listed as one of the world’s greatest cities to live in, according to The Economist Intelligence Unit’s yearly reports, you’ll soon understand why. However, while absorbing all that’s happening around you, don’t miss out on taking a tour of one of […]

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3 reasons to road trip your way around Aussie

November 28, 2018, Chester S Fun Melbourne Road Trips

With so many incredible destinations and experiences waiting in Australia, making the most of them is essential. Deciding on the right travel arrangements is a vital part of this, and there's no better way to get the most out of your Aussie experience than road tripping. Here are three reasons why you should hire a […]

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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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