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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Top romantic drives in every state to spoil your Valentine: Australia

February 9, 2021, East Coast Car Rentals Adelaide Brisbane Cairns Canberra Car hire tips and advice Gold Coast Melbourne Road Trips Sunshine Coast Sydney

Get inspired this Valentine’s Day with our top romantic drives covering every state in Australia. It’s no secret we love road trips, but we’re hard pressed to think of anything more romantic than escaping the city and venturing out onto the open road with your sweetheart in the passenger seat. We give you our list […]

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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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Why you should head to New Zealand’s Writer’s Festival

April 30, 2019, Chester S Events Fun New Zealand Road Trips Tips

  If Sydney’s Writer Festival doesn’t sate your literary needs, or you’re unable to make it to it, never fear. Just across the ditch, New Zealand has it’s own renowned Auckland Writer’s Festival which has been running for 19 years! This is no small deal either – in 2018, over 200 of the world’s best […]

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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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The best fishing experiences along Australia’s East Coast

April 9, 2019, Chester S 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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Where to find the best lighthouses in NZ’s North Island

April 3, 2019, Chester S Fun New Zealand Road Trips Unusual destinations to drive to

Considering that New Zealand is a country of islands, it shouldn’t surprise you that its shores are scattered with lighthouses. Maritime New Zealand alone manages 23 lighthouses, and there are more that are maintained by harbour authorities. While the practicality of lighthouses makes them an essential feature for coastal regions, it’s also impossible to deny […]

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