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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Best places to see baby turtles in Queensland 2021

January 29, 2021, East Coast Car Rentals Brisbane Cairns Road Trips Sunshine Coast

Hatching season is upon us and what better way to start the New Year than a road trip to one of Queensland’s many turtle havens to watch these cute little guys take their first steps. January through to March is the best time to see the annual turtle march when the summer heat rouses the […]

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

April 2, 2020, East Coast Car Rentals 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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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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What are the hottest spots between Brisbane and Cairns?

February 20, 2020, East Coast Car Rentals Brisbane Cairns Road Trips Tips

  You’ve just booked your rental car from Cairns. The first leg of your road trip down the East Coast of Australia is beginning. However, do you know the hottest spots to check out before reaching Brisbane? Bundaberg You might have heard of Bundaberg rum. Or maybe Bundaberg’s Lemon Lime and Bitters, Ginger beer or other […]

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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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7 great tips for your next road trip

March 25, 2019, East Coast Car Rentals 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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3 amazing Aboriginal festivals to experience in Australia

March 18, 2019, East Coast Car Rentals Adelaide Cairns Events Road Trips Sydney Tips Unusual destinations to drive to

One of the most amazing things about travelling through Australia is getting to experience a culture that's amongst the oldest in the world. The Aboriginal people have lived in Australia for at least a staggering 45,000 years, accumulating a culture that's rich in traditions, myths and legends.  Can you imagine a better way to immerse yourself […]

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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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