April 22nd, 2011
The stats are in and figures show the caravan, campervan and camping industry is experiencing a boom time – the strongest signs in the past 30 years, according to the Caravan RV and Accommodation Industry of Australia.
And for those not ready to take the plunge and buy a caravan, RV or campervan, what better way to “try before you buy” with a Campervan Hire option through DriveNow.
Statistics from the Recreational Vehicle Manufacturers Association of Australia (RVMAA) show record year-to-year growth and the highest manufacturing numbers we’ve seen for a long, long time. For example, the number of rec [...]
April 14th, 2011
There’s no need for car hire to be a stressful process, here’s a few tips on how to ensure things run smoothly and avoiding nasty surprises:
Book Earlier – Always the best advice as this ensures the best rates and locks in the vehicle you’re after. With no Credit Card details required when booking through sites such as DriveNow.com.au and no booking or cancellation fees locking in Car Hire has never been easier.
Booking Optional Extras – If you need Baby or Booster Seats, Sat-Nat aids or other optional extras ensure these are requested when making your initial booking as there will [...]
April 13th, 2011
Here’s some great tips on how to keep the cost of renting a car down to a minimum:
Book Earlier – Possibly the best tip. The earlier you book generally the cheaper the rental rate you will secure especially around peak times such as Christmas, Easter and School Holidays. Many rental companies have automated pricing systems that raise rates depending upon how close the pick up date is and vehicle availability. With no need to provide credit card details and no cancellation fees you’ve nothing to lose plus you secure the vehicle you’re after. This is particulary important if you’re in the market for a People-Mover [...]
April 11th, 2011
AFTER arriving in the Top End, I needed a way to get around and also a place to stay. Luckily both these problems were solved when I picked up a Darwin campervan rental. With the open road to keep me company, I first headed to the Howard Springs Big4 Holiday Park where I could power my new mobile home.
Howard Springs was the ideal home base for the first few days of my stay, as I was halfway between the capital city of Darwin and the amazing wilderness of Litchfield and surrounds. In my campervan I was able to cook [...]