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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The East Coast road trip: Winter edition

January 31, 2020, contentadmin Brisbane Gold Coast Sydney

One of the great things about Australia is the glorious weather. Holidays here are associated with golden sand beaches, warm water and alfresco dining. But, even during the winter months, when air fares are lower, demand for accommodation eases and there’s more room on the sand – there’s still plenty to do. Here’s what we like […]

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4 fun-filled excursions for Father’s Day

August 14, 2019, contentadmin Sydney

Father’s Day: If anyone deserves a day devoted to them, it’s dear ol’ Dad. Australia is one of a small handful of countries that celebrate Father’s Day, and with the holiday fast approaching, make this one especially memorable by spending time with the guy who loves you the most. If you live in Australia or happen to […]

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Find the perfect hot dog in Sydney

July 19, 2019, contentadmin Sydney

Served in a bun, straight on a plate or stuck with a stick, hot dogs can hit the spot. While they’re often enjoyed in the warm days of summer – in Australia and elsewhere – they’re devoured year round. True, America is perhaps the most well-known country for hot dog consumption – with a whopping 7 […]

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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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Are you ready to take on the Sydney Writers’ Festival?

April 1, 2019, Chester S Events Fun Sydney

Every year, Sydney becomes a book lover's dream. Up to a hundred thousand people converge on the city, eager to take part in the sharing of ideas, literature and storytelling. It's a celebration of books and their writers, as well as all that read them. If you're a bookworm at heart, the Sydney Writers' Festival […]

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3 amazing Aboriginal festivals to experience in Australia

March 18, 2019, Chester S 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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The pick of Sydney’s best picnicking spots

March 13, 2019, Chester S Sydney Tips

There's something about a picnic. It's probably the combination of having grass under your bare feet, anchoring out the blanket with your shoes and pulling food out of a basket. However, no matter how you do your picnic, there's always one thing that's essential – a great view.  With Sydney full of picnic-perfect scenery, here's our […]

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4 great Australian spots for swimming with marine life

March 13, 2019, Chester S 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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What to do in Sydney when it’s cold and wet outside

March 7, 2019, Chester S A weekend in Road Trips Sydney Tips

Rainy days don't have to get in the way of exploring, especially in a city like Sydney. No matter the weather, you'll always find something to enjoy! Here are seven of our favourite activities to make the best use of a day spent indoors. Grab your hire car and head on out! 1. Sydney's Sea Life […]

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