March 2017 - DriveNow Blog

Lap of luxury in Mornington Peninsula with Jackalope

A brand new luxury hotel called Jackalope in the heart of the wine country on the Mornington Peninsula is one of five great reasons to jump in a Melbourne car rental and head south for just over an hour.
Jackalope Hotel
A reimagination of luxury and a new voice in high-end Australian accommodation has arrived with the opening of Jackalope Hotel on the Mornington Peninsula. The hotel is a personal project of 29-year-old Melbourne-based entrepreneur, Louis Li, who moved to Melbourne in 2006 to study filmmaking.
Rather than tell stories through film, hotel design is now the creative platform. In […]

Looking for the best Gold Coast restaurants? Read on

The Gold Coast is most famous for its sunshine, sandy beaches and busy nightlife. But you may not know that Gold Coast restaurants are some of the best going around.
There are so many places where you can grab a scrumptious bite to eat, a quick coffee or sit down for some fine dining.
Here are five of the best Gold Coast restaurants for the hit-list. Make sure you grab a hire car from Surfers Paradise then head to these amazing eateries.
Hellenika Restaurant (pictured)
Hellenika is one of the best Gold Coast restaurants. Treat yourself to “simple authentic home-style food, […]

Dunedin: Hit the road and find the best eats

Dunedin is one of the southern hemisphere’s best preserved cities. It features Edwardian and Victorian architecture from the 1800’s Gold Rush. It’s also New Zealand’s oldest university city, which earned it the reputation as the country’s centre of learning.
Is charming scenery and architecture enough to convince you to stop by Dunedin for a trip? If not, then perhaps its superb restaurants and cafes will. It has a wide variety of dining options. You can have a taste of Asia, Europe and even contemporary New Zealand tastes.
Find yourself a cheap car hire deal at Dunedin Airport and hit the road to find […]

Great ways to play on the Sunshine Coast this Easter

Australia Zoon Sunshine Coast

DO you prefer cheese and wine to chocolate eggs? Then the Sunshine Coast is the place to be this Easter according to the visitsunshinecoast.com team, so make sure you mark these hot things to do on your GPS after jumping in your car rental at Brisbane airport and heading north.
The region will play host to the Kenilworth Cheese, Wine & Food Fest on Easter Saturday(15 April) – a free event which kicks off with a cheese rolling competition, Cheester Egg Hunt for children aged four to seven years and gourmet cooking demonstrations showcasing produce from the Mary Valley.
And […]

New York dreaming – 5 famous attractions in the Big Apple

New York City is one of America’s greatest cities. It’s at the top of nearly every traveller’s list. Whether you’re searching for love in the Big Apple, moving there to follow your dreams or simply stopping by for a quick tour of the city, NYC is an amazing experience for everyone who ventures there.
When you land in New York, hire a car from JFK airport and make your way to these famous attractions.
Times Square
It’s one of New York City’s most iconic attractions (main image, picture: JoeBuglewicz). No trip to the city is complete unless you’ve immersed yourself into […]

Byron Bay highlights in the Autumn months

Byron Bay is only a two hour drive south of Brisbane, which makes it the perfect destination for a short getaway. The coastal town is famous for its beaches and it full of tourists in the summertime. But many find it’s actually better to visit in the cooler months, when the town is less busy and you have some of the stunning attractions all to yourself. 
It’s probably a good idea to start thinking about this trip as autumn approaches! Pick up your cheap car hire deal from DriveNow at Brisbane Airport and let your journey begin.
Do the Byron Bay Lighthouse Walk
Make […]

Brisbane’s coolest caravan parks for your campervan

Do you want to explore the beautiful city of Brisbane in a caravan? It’s a caravan friendly city with many caravan parks to choose from. 
Hire a caravan from Brisbane Airport and stay at one of these caravan parks.
Brisbane Holiday Village (right)
If location is your main concern, then look no further than Brisbane Holiday Village. The award-winning Brisbane Holiday Village is only 15 minutes from the CBD and 20 minutes from the Gold Coast Theme Parks. It’s one of the most central caravan parks you’ll find in Brisbane which caters to all budgets. It also comes with all the amenities you’d […]

7 stops on a road trip from Sydney to Coffs Harbour

A road trip from Sydney to Coffs Harbour is one of the most scenic routes in New South Wales. There are many stunning lookouts, beaches and rainforest areas along the way and that’s not to mention the many landmarks along the way.
Grab a cheap hire car deal from Sydney and begin your road trip today!
Surf at Boomerang Beach, Pacific Palms
Begin your road trip with a surfing adventure at Pacific Palms. The area is renowned for its excellent surfing waves. Boomerang Beach is popular with families, especially in the summer months. Boomerang Beach has crystal clear waters and white […]

 
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