The East Coast road trip: Winter edition

January 31, 2020, East Coast Car Rentals 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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The best national parks along the east coast

December 28, 2019, East Coast Car Rentals Brisbane Cairns Sunshine Coast Sydney

It’s no secret that the east coast of Australia is a magnet for tourists. Beyond the city centres and the popular theme parks, the east coast is home to some of the country’s most exquisite national parks, each with incredible hikes and sights tucked within their treelines. Royal National Park This list wouldn’t be complete without a […]

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5 unmissable places to visit along the Great Ocean Road: an Australian classic

November 8, 2019, East Coast Car Rentals Melbourne

There’s little point arguing past the Great Ocean Road when it comes to the quintessential Australian road trip. Famous the world over, the Great Ocean Road was built as a permanent memorial to those who lost their lives during the First World War. It stretches almost 250 kilometres, hugging Victoria’s southern edges. Though it can be driven […]

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4 fun-filled excursions for Father’s Day

August 14, 2019, East Coast Car Rentals 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, East Coast Car Rentals 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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Staving off sickness on your road trip

June 6, 2019, East Coast Car Rentals Tips

The east coast of Australia is one of few places in the world that provides a picturesque road trip opportunity all year round – even in winter. However, nobody is immune to the coughs and colds that come with the changing season. Here, we break down our tips for staving off winter sickness on your road […]

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The wild attractions of Kangaroo Island

May 16, 2019, contentadmin Adelaide

Despite the name, you’ll find a lot more to this island than just kangaroos. A veritable zoo when it comes to wild life, Kangaroo Island is Australia’s third largest offshore land mass and is home to animals, humans and some great experiences. The best thing? With a ferry ready to transport you and your Adelaide hire car across […]

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What to do when visiting Stradbroke Island

April 18, 2019, East Coast Car Rentals Brisbane Gold Coast Tips Unusual destinations to drive to

On a quiet island peninsula just off the coast of Brisbane, you'll find a little slice of paradise to slow down your East Coast road trip. Easily accessible by car or ferry, Stradbroke Island is culturally significant for the Quandamooka people, who call it Minjerribah. With no shortage of activities available to help you reconnect with […]

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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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