DRIVE THE PACIFIC COAST (Gold Coast to Cairns)

July 17, 2024, East Coast Car Rentals #ThereStartsHere Blog Road Trips

Get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey along Queensland’s stunning Pacific Coast, from the Gold Coast (GC) to the lush tropical wonders of Cape Tribulation. This family adventure is packed with exciting activities, breathtaking sights, and unique experiences that will leave both little and big kids with memories to cherish. Explore at your own […] full post

1727km road trip in a Polestar 2 EV

January 22, 2024, East Coast Car Rentals #ThereStartsHere Blog Road Trips

This article was written by Josh Raymond and first published [verbatim] at I have an old car. An I.C.E. car. A 1999 Holden Commodore. Vintage and burgundy. An internal combustion engine. A V6. It’s not just a Commodore though, It was a car, and an idea of a car conceived in a wholly different world. […] full post

Scenic Road Trips from Cairns

September 20, 2023, East Coast Car Rentals Queensland Road Trips

Ready for great scenic road trips from Cairns? With Cairns as a starting point, you can visit a variety of intriguing and beautiful places on easy, convenient drives that you can complete in one day. full post

Top Summer Roadtrip Ideas

September 6, 2023, East Coast Car Rentals Road Trips

In this blog, we will take a look at some of the top summer roadtrip ideas in Australia’s capital cities, starting from their biggest airports where you’ll be able to pick up the most convenient means of transport thanks to our car rental solutions. full post

Best Weekend Road Trips from Brisbane

August 23, 2023, East Coast Car Rentals Brisbane Road Trips

Are you on the hunt for some of the best weekend road trips from Brisbane? In this blog, we’re going to be listing off some of the best road trips to take when hitting the road from Brisbane. full post

Our Guide to Planning a Big Family Road Trip

August 3, 2023, East Coast Car Rentals Road Trips

Having a big family requires A LOT of planning, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still take fun and relaxing holidays with the whole gang. While there is an assumption that larger families miss out on certain activities due to the added costs and requirements, with the right planning tactics this doesn’t have to be […] full post

Outback Queensland Road Trips

July 26, 2023, East Coast Car Rentals Queensland Road Trips

Queensland has more to offer than pristine beaches and if you’re looking for a new adventure in Queensland, it’s time to head to the Outback. With open skies and rugged roads, Outback Queensland is safe for eager adventurers and families. There are plenty of great Outback Queensland road trips to take, so you can explore […] full post

Best Queensland Road Trip Destinations

July 5, 2023, East Coast Car Rentals Road Trips

The great sunny land of Queensland is Australia’s second largest state, meaning there is so much to discover and explore. Don’t feel intimidated, though, because it’s the perfect part of the country for holidays, road trips, and simply lounging around and relaxing. One of the best road trips to experience in Queensland’s very own pacific […] full post

Quaint Little Towns in NSW That You Should Visit

June 28, 2023, East Coast Car Rentals New South Wales Road Trips

New South Wales, the beautiful southeastern state of Australia, is a treasure trove of charming little towns that are waiting to be explored. From coastal villages to picturesque countryside towns, each has its unique touch of character and must-see attractions. In this blog, we’ll take a closer look at some of the quaint little towns […] full post

5 Fun Day Trips Around Newcastle

January 20, 2023, East Coast Car Rentals Road Trips

Fingal Bay Average Drive Time: 1hr An hour north of Newcastle is Fingal Bay – or as we like to refer to it as the Jervis Bay of north of Sydney. Surrounded by the Tomaree National Park, Fingal Bay is a slice of paradise beautiful all year round. The long sweeping white sandy beach, and […] full post