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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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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10 of Australia’s September festivals worth calling into

August 31, 2018, Chester S Adelaide Brisbane Canberra Events Fun Melbourne Road Trips Sunshine Coast Sydney

  September is the month of festivals in Australia. With the warm weather finally returning to the more southerly regions, everyone’s ready to get outdoors and enjoy some of the finest entertainment the country has to offer. Grab a hire car at the airport and get motoring to check out these great events. 1. The Melbourne […]

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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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4 reasons to visit the Sunshine Coast right now

August 25, 2017, Chester S Sunshine Coast

The Sunshine Coast is one the most beautiful places you can visit in Australia, with landscapes ranging from golden beaches to lush green forest valleys. Wondrous sights, bustling markets, and drool-worthy culinary explosions are what the Sunshine Coast is all about. No matter how much of a homebody you think you are, this incredible Queensland hinterland […]

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How to make sure your rental car enhances your holiday

November 30, 2016, chris Gold Coast Road Trips Sunshine Coast Tips

Are you thinking about travelling around Australia this summer, but don't have a car you can take? In that case, you'll need to hire one, and East Coast Car Rentals is the team you should turn to. If you're booking a holiday shortly, make sure you book your rental car at the same time. Hiring […]

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3 places on the Sunshine Coast to get winter sun

May 18, 2016, chris Car hire tips and advice Sunshine Coast

  It’s that time of year again – winter is coming. As it begins a slow and inexorable assault on our lives and starts to tighten its cold grip around everything from what we wear to what we do, it can be difficult to even imagine a day at the beach anytime soon. Warm and […]

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The ultimate ‘drive and dive’ road trip

April 22, 2016, chris Brisbane Sunshine Coast

  The Coral Sea is as beautiful as it sounds. Home to the world famous Great Barrier Reef, the water meets Australia on the east coast of Queensland, providing a gorgeous stretch of coastline with incredible views and even better diving locations. There aren’t many places in the world with so many great scuba spots […]

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Which Australian state would superheroes visit?

April 4, 2016, chris Gold Coast Melbourne Sunshine Coast

  We all know that superheroes are usually busy saving the world, but we’re pretty sure they deserve (and would love) a break from time to time. It seems that they’re always being met with dastardly villains wherever they go, so hopefully, a trip to the Land Down Under might be quiet enough to give […]

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Should you learn to scuba dive this summer?

November 10, 2015, chris Brisbane Cairns Sunshine Coast

Australians are well accustomed to beach life. But while sunbathing, swimming and surfing are second nature to many, a significantly lower number have properly experienced life underwater. Enter scuba diving. Whether you're a visitor to the east coast or you've lived there your whole life, you'll see a new side to Australia when you experience […]

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