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Brianna Piazza, Author at DriveNow Blog

Tassie day trips in Spring – within a three hour drive

Tassie day trips are a great enjoyable way to explore the beautiful Tasmanian countryside without breaking the bank. You can enjoy incredible seaside views, go hiking in old forests and dine at historic towns along the way.
Browse DriveNow’s selection of cheap car hire deals from Hobart, and embark on one of these Tassie day trips.
Salamanca Market
Luckily, you won’t have to venture too far from Hobart Airport to enjoy this attraction. The Salamanca Market is an iconic outdoor market, with a picturesque backfrop of yachts and fishing boats. Every Saturday, Hobart’s waterfront comes alive with great food and music as thousands […]

Christmas holidays camping: book your campers before they’re gone

The Christmas holidays is the busiest period for Australian caravan and camping sites. With the kids free and mum and dad away from work, it seems like everyone’s looking to get away for the festive season.
But you should make sure you get in early when it comes to hiring a campervan or caravan and booking a site.
Get across DriveNow’s cheap hire deals well before the Christmas holidays and consider heading to one of these incredible family destinations.
Kangaroo Valley, NSW
Drive about two hours south of Sydney for the Kangaroo Valley’s lush landscape. Some of the most popular activities include […]

5 reasons to visit Newcastle for your next holiday

Newcastle was once an industrial town that hardly rated a mention in traveller guide books. These days, nothing could be further from the truth. The city has well and truly evolved into not just an exciting place to stop over on a road trip, but a standalone tourist destination in itself.
What makes Newcastle so attractive as a holiday destination (apart from the beautiful beaches, incredible hikes and trendy cafe culture) is that it’s only a two hour drive north of Sydney. This makes it an easy pick for your next weekend getaway.
Compare the latest cheap Sydney car rental deals, then check out […]

Where to go with your campervan in Western Australia

Western Australia has plenty to offer travellers with a campervan. Whether you want to soak up some sun on the beach, taste some of the states best drops or go on an outdoor hiking adventure, Western Australia has something for everyone.
You just need to check out DriveNow’s website for the best campervan hire deals at Perth and make your way to one of these amazing destinations nearby.
Fremantle
One of the best things about Fremantle is its amazing coastline. This is the place to go if you want to see Fremantle’s famous sunset! This lively port city has four main beaches […]

Hire a people mover before they book out at Xmas

Are you thinking about hiring a people mover for your next Christmas holiday? It’s one of the most popular rental vehicles, especially during the Christmas holiday period. Which is why you should get in early to book your people mover!
You’ll be able to transport the whole family and more with one of DriveNow’s great people mover hire deals. Once you’re all set, travel to one of these amazing coastal destinations for an epic summer holiday. All are within three hours of a capital city.
Warrnambool
Drive about three hours west of Melbourne and you’ll arrive at a picturesque seaside village at the end […]

Things to do along the Santos Tour Down Under route

The Santos Tour Down Under is a world-class, international cycling event. The nine-day festival celebrates everything to do with cycling. Athletes travel from all over to cover 860 kilometres in an attempt to win Australia’s great cycling race.
There’s no reason why you can’t explore attractions along the route when you’re not watching the race. If you’re heading to the region in January then definitely shop around for some of the best Adelaide car hire deals with DriveNow. 
Here are our top picks for what to do while tagging along for the Santos Tour.
Stroll through Victoria Square
The People’s Choice Classic […]

Spring festivals in Australia – where to celebrate the season

Many people would agree that spring is the loveliest time of year. So why not get out and explore some of the best spring festivals that Australia has to offer…
Whether you’re a passionate gardener, a food lover or an arts and film buff, there are spring festivals for every niche.
For an affordable getaway, check out DriveNow’s website for some cheap campervan hire deals. Then make your way to one of these incredible spring festivals.
Brisbane Spring Festival
9-30 September, 2017
Spend 21 days celebrating one of Queensland’s most exciting arts festivals. More than a million people attend every year. […]

A winter break in the Northern Territory – 5 things to do

Are you desperately in need of a winter break? Luckily for you, winter is the best time to visit the Northern Territory. Instead of battling some of Australia’s highest temperatures in summer, you’ll get to enjoy sunny weather that southerners are missing out on.
To get your winter break started, look into cheap car hire deals from Darwin.
Here are our recommendations for top things to see or do on your winter break.
Explore Uluru
No trip to the Red Centre is complete without visiting Ayers Rock, or Uluru, as it’s known in Aboriginal tongue. The giant sandstone is right […]

Break the winter blues with a quick getaway to Queensland

Queensland is the place to be in the colder months when you’re searching for the ultimate winter getaway. With average daily temperatures hovering around the mid-20s, it’s little wonder why people call it the Sunshine State.
If you’re shivering through gloomy, grey skies, then you’ll love a last-minute winter getaway to the north.
All you need to do is book a flight, pick one of DriveNow’s cheap car hire deals from Brisbane Airport. Then the hard part will be picking just one of these destinations for your winter getaway.
Sunshine Coast (Noosa, pictured)

The Sunny Coast, as the locals affectionately call it, is exactly that. One of […]

Your guide to Melbourne’s 2017 Spring Racing Carnival

Melbourne’s Spring Racing Carnival is one of Australia’s great sporting highlights. It attracts race-goers from across the nation and the word. But some of the best Spring Racing Carnival highlights aren’t only in Melbourne, but they’re in country Victoria too. 
All you need to do is hire a car from Melbourne and then you can travel to these fantastic events on the racing calendar.
Cox Plate
Every year in late October, the Moonee Valley Racecourse plays host to the famous Group One WS Cox Plate over 2040m.  It’s widely known among those in the racing community as the weight-for-age championship […]

 
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