May 7th, 2013
Heading off to Splendour but don’t want to sleep in a tent? Why not try luxury camping and book a campervan with DriveNow instead? In conjunction with Britz and Mighty Campers we have a number of campervan accommodation packages designed specifically for those attending the 2013 Splendour in the Grass festival, held for the first time at North Byron Parklands, around 20kms north of Byron Bay.
Below is a quick snapshot of what to expect – for more information visit our Splendour in the Grass Accommodation page.
Special 4, 5 or 6 day packages from Bryon Bay or Brisbane.
November 19th, 2012
Love hanging out with your friends and listening to great music during the summer? Then why not grab a hire car or an Australian campervan rental and head for a caravan park near some of our hottest music festivals this summer.
Here are five to ponder, complete with recommended caravan parks where you can park your wheels.
SUMMADAYZE (January 5, Gold Coast)
If you have spent all winter rocking to the beats of Fedde LeGrand, Adrian Lux and Icona Pop, then don’t miss Summadayze this summer! Park your wheels: Gold Coast Holiday Park, Helensvale. Powered sites starting from $36.
November 9th, 2012
THERE’S no better way to splash out over summer on your next road trip than by parking your campervan rental at a Big4 Park – especially one with a Splash Park!
Holiday caravan park chain Big4 has plenty of these water wonders around Australia to pick from, including Big4 Cairns Coconut Holiday Resort in Queensland, Beachlands Holiday Park in Western Australia and BIG4 Saltwater @ Yamba Holiday Park in New South Wales.
While the weather’s chillier down south, Victoria does get some serious heat from late December through to early April and the state now has a new water world [...]
November 5th, 2012
Go Lions! The British & Irish Tours, 2013
Start planning now, because the 2013 British and Irish Lions tour of Australia looks as though it will be epic! This is a favourite travel destination for many, but traditionally the Brits head down in their droves to enjoy sports, sun, sea and the superb Australian way of life!
Get Your Tour Booked Now
The tour dates for the British and Irish Lions fall between the 1st of June and the 6th of July, which gives fans ample opportunities to watch their sporting heroes in action. The down under tour to Australia [...]
October 4th, 2012
TASMANIA is the perfect place for a driving holiday. A DriveNow rental can set you up for any situation – a car, campervan or 4-wheel drive. Tassie’s wilderness, wine regions and markets are well-known tourist destinations and well worth a look. But if you have picked up your DriveNow rental from Hobart and want to see what else the island has going on at the moment, check out these suggestions.
Port Arthur for school holidays, until October 7
Sentence the kids to some fun and learning at the same time at the Education Centre at Port Arthur (in the old [...]
September 5th, 2012
There’s no better time for a road trip than spring. But how do you make the most of that red-hot car or campervan rental deal you just snapped up on DriveNow? Here are five destinations worth punching into your GPS.
Brisbane to Caloundra
Tune in to the sixth annual Caloundra Music Festival (right) held over the September 28-30 weekend at Kings Beach.
Just over an hour’s drive north of Brisbane in your car rental, Kings Beach fires up to some of the best names in the Australian and international music industry. This year features acts such as The Living End, [...]
April 30th, 2012
AUSSIES love live music and that love has grown into a festival culture of worldwide appeal, allowing people of all ages to combine their passion for performing acts with an opportunity to visit fascinating parts of the country. What better way to take your car hire or campervan rental for a spin than a music event!
From quaint beachside hamlets and river ports, to sleepy country towns and thriving big cities, the nation’s music festival industry is worthy of a standing ovation – and a rockin’ good time, of course. Let’s take a look at some of the more popular [...]
April 25th, 2012
THE refreshing breeze off Bells Beach blew through the back door of my campervan and I couldn’t help but smile with a big appreciation of another beautiful view.
After picking up my Melbourne campervan rental, the drive to the majestic Great Ocean Road was only about 112km from Melbourne. As rewarding as the drive was, the real bonus was about settling in for some great surfing in a beautiful setting along the coastline.
It was so easy to look down to the beach and watch the surfers running to the waves to compete in the Rip Curl Surf Pro at [...]
March 19th, 2012
2013 sees the return of the British and Irish Lions to Australia for a 9 game tour featuring three Test matches against the Wallabies, in Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney and 6 provincial games against Super 15 teams across the country.
The last visit in 2001 was an invasion of red with over 10,000 touring fans watching the Lions take an early series lead with a convincing 29-13 win in Brisbane. The turning point of the series came just after half time in the 2nd test at the Docklands stadium in Melbourne when the Wallabies seized control of the game to [...]
February 28th, 2011
EVERY Autumn, there’s a road trip in Victoria that every lover of food and wine must experience. Tastes of Rutherglen is a festival every long weekend in March when two worlds collide – an explosion of taste sensations, where the best chefs unite with old and new wineries in the region to match up food with the glorious liquid gold on offer. Best of all, if you can’t make it on the long weekend don’t despair – they double up again the following weekend!
People flock from everywhere, whether it’s coming from the north in your Sydney car rental (500km, [...]