Whale spotting in NZ: When, where and how many

February 4, 2019, Chester S Fun New Zealand Road Trips Tips Unusual destinations to drive to

Back in 2002 the NZ movie 'Whale Rider' was released, and Keisha Castle-Hughes found her way into international limelight. However, this movie wasn't just a fictional tale – instead it showed the world how the majestic mammals are part of New Zealand's history and culture. Is it any surprise that there are so many great […]

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New Zealand’s obsession with giant things and where to see them

November 2, 2018, Chester S Fun New Zealand Road Trips Tips Unusual destinations to drive to

  Lots of countries around the world are famous for giant buildings – America has the Empire State Building, Dubai has the tallest building in the world – the Burj Khalifa, and the list goes on. While New Zealand isn’t well-known for it’s tall buildings, it is known for its love of giant, and slightly […]

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Thank your lucky stars: 8 amazing stargazing spots in New Zealand

October 19, 2018, Chester S Fun New Zealand Tips Unusual destinations to drive to

  New Zealand’s well-known for it’s daytime beauty. With scenery ranging from beaches to mountains, it really hits the mark. But at night, the scenery impresses in a totally different way. Stargazers will delight in New Zealand. With little in the way of light pollution, the country is home to an International Dark Sky Reserve and […]

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The joys of spring: Why it’s a great time of year for an Aussie road trip

October 2, 2018, Chester S Adelaide Cairns Canberra Events Fun Gold Coast Melbourne Road Trips Sydney Tips Unusual destinations to drive to

  Spring time in Australia is a great time for comfortable temperatures, outdoor events, exhibitions and catching up with nature. It’s sunny, but not scorching across the country, so you can explore all over. Get your car hire booked from Adelaide Airport and work your way up the east coast. What are the best spots […]

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Top 5 lakes you should see in NZ’s North Island

August 24, 2018, Chester S Fun New Zealand Road Trips Unusual destinations to drive to

  New Zealand has its fair share of lakes – 41 major and over 4000 little ones to be precise! There’s plenty to do and see around New Zealand’s lakes, making them worth building in to your route plans when you’re hiring a car from Auckland. Here are some North Island lakes to consider visiting. […]

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6 sporting events that you should definitely visit in Australia

August 10, 2018, Chester S Adelaide Events Fun Melbourne Road Trips Sydney Unusual destinations to drive to

Australians are known for being pretty enthusiastic when it comes to sport. With our car hire available across several east coast locations, what are the top sporting events you should be visiting on your Australia road trip?  1) Tennis – the Australian Open Under a number of different names, the Australian Open started in 1905. […]

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Awesome hiking destinations within hours of Melbourne CBD

July 26, 2018, Chester S Fun Melbourne Road Trips Tips Unusual destinations to drive to

When visiting Melbourne, with so much going on it can be tempting not to leave the CBD. With our car hire available in the CBD or at the airport, you have no excuse not to get out on the highway and explore these easy to reach hiking spots.  Whether you like a coastal walk or a […]

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The coolest hot spring destinations just hours from Auckland

July 24, 2018, Chester S Fun New Zealand Road Trips Unusual destinations to drive to

New Zealand is famous for many things, especially its volcanic activity thanks to its position on the Pacific Rim of Fire. Although a volcano is a real pain if you happen to be in the area when it starts spewing out lava, one benefit of all this underground geothermal activity is readily available, naturally warmed spring water. Hot springs […]

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5 banging bridges to check out in Australia

July 12, 2018, Chester S Fun Unusual destinations to drive to

When you leap behind the wheel of one of our awesome rental vehicles, you'll likely have a decent idea as to what you might see out there on the great Australian highway. Diverse wildlife, historic towns and endless blue sky will doubtless be your companions as you hit the open road, but it's also well […]

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3 diverse day trips out of Brisbane

February 26, 2018, Chester S Brisbane Events Fun Road Trips Tips Unusual destinations to drive to

Brisbane is a city that has it all, a thriving bar and restaurant scene, plenty of sunshine and diverse culture. However, sometimes you need to break out of the CBD and explore a little further from the city limits. So, if you're craving a bit of extra breathing space, rent a car in Brisbane and try one […]

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