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Five jacaranda hot spots in NSW

Late October and November is a time Sydney and NSW is a purple explosion of jacaranda season signalling one of the most beautiful times of the year in the state.
Set against harbour backdrops in some of Sydney’s most picturesque suburbs and historic regional towns in NSW, it’s the perfect time to visit Sydney to take in the stunning sight of the jacarandas.
Destination NSW CEO Sandra Chipchase said: “NSW has so many jacaranda trees in bloom, we even have an annual festival dedicated to them in the historic town of Grafton.  From harbourside enclaves to regional towns, spring is […]

Athens: 5 things to do in Greece’s capital and surrounds

Athens has one of the longest histories in the world. Over the centuries, different conquerors have taken control of Greece’s capital, with each leaving their own impression on the city.
Today it’s one of Europe’s prime tourist destinations, which reels in 4.5 million tourists every year. The best way to explore this vibrant place starts with finding a hire car from Athens Airport. Once you have that, get set for an ultimate adventure and check out these attractions!
The jewel of Athens: the Acropolis
Marvel at what’s considered to be Greece’s crowning glory. The “high city” dominates the Athens skyline […]

Six experiences for the adventurous at heart in northern NSW

Northern NSW has many adventures waiting to happen. From beautiful beaches, to hidden waterfalls and unique animal experiences, the North Coast has it all.
Snap up a great Sydney Airport car hire deal and drive a few hours north for your next holiday.
Surf one of the best beaches in NSW – Angourie Beach
Angourie Beach became the second Australian site to be declared a National Surfing Reserve in 2007. It’s fair to say this beach would be considered to be an almost sacred place when you look at its significance to the sport. On most days you’ll find surfers […]

Guide to skiing at Whistler

Whistler is one of the world’s greatest skiing destinations. Spend a weekend in the snow and you’ll never want to leave. There’s no need to stress about all the details such as where to hire your equipment or where to stay. We have it all sorted!
Once you fly into Vancouver airport, pick up a hire car and drive 2 hours north to Whistler. Here are five things you need to know before you stay there.
Where to hire your gear
Finding the right gear is perhaps going to be the most important part of your trip. While in Vancouver […]

Great day trips from London

London is one of the world’s greatest cities. With attractions like Big Ben, London Bridge and Buckingham Palace, there’s plenty to keep you pulled into the city centre. However, time never seems to stop in London, and that brings with it a whole lot of noise, tourists and journey to England isn’t complete unless you venture out into the countryside, full of rolling green hills and quaint villages.
Book a hire car from Heathrow Airport and head out on one of these five great day trips.
Stonehenge
Drive two hours south west of London and you’ll find one of the world’s […]

On the road in Chicago and surrounds – DriveNow Blog

In Chicago there are many great things to stop off and explore while you’re on the road. Admire the great city from the sky and discovering its natural surrounds.
Grab your DriveNow hire car at Chicago Airport and you’ll come across these great destinations.
360 Chicago Observation Deck (pictured)
In the heart of downtown Chicago is the 360 Observation Deck. From the 94th floor of this 344m tall building you’ll enjoy panoramic views of the magnificent city and Lake Michigan. On clear days you can see across the lake to four other states. Consider a visit at sunset, to watch the sky change to […]

5 things to do in San Francisco

San Francisco is one of California’s most visited cities – and for good reason. It’s famous for it’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars and hilly landscape.
Pick up a hire car from San Francisco Airport and explore this amazing city by visiting these five attractions.
Cable cars
When you’re tired of walking up those hills, you can always turn to a cable car for an enjoyable rest. These are a National Historic Landmark, which treats you to amazing views of San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz Island and Fisherman’s Wharf, to name a few attractions. Jump off at Mason and Washington Streets […]

Top eats in Washington DC

Heading to Washington DC for your next holiday? Visiting the capital city of the United States is an incredible opportunity which every traveller should experience. Even more important is the need to explore the city’s best restaurants while you’re there.
Hire a car from Washington DC Airport and explore these top eats in Washington DC.
Ambar
Through blending centuries old tradition with modern, cutting-edge creativity, Ambar proudly serves up the “flavour of the Balkans”, which tempts all your senses. It’s held the number one spot on TripAdvisor for some time now, which means a night out at Ambar should be at the […]

London calling – 5 top restaurants you must experience

London’s food scene is calling you…
You’ll find an endless selection of trendy cafes, bars, fine restaurants and casual eateries on every street. With so many choices, we’ve compiled a quick guide on which of the best restaurants you must experience in London.
Pick up a hire car from Heathrow Airport and check out these five hot restaurants during your stay in London.
Galvin at Windows (pictured)
Since opening in 2006, the 28th floor of the London Hilton on Park Lane has become one of the most talked about food destinations. Galvin at Windows has a stylish interior which takes you […]

Five great apps for life on the road

Life on the road can be stressful and difficult at times, especially if you find it difficult to plan ahead and organise what you’re doing. But this can all be fixed. Download these five great apps to turn your road trip into the easiest and most enjoyable holiday yet!
Petrol Spy Australia
Search for petrol prices across Australia’s capital cities. Other app users report petrol prices using this app, so you can compare prices at each fuel station in any postcode. It’s always nice if you return the favour and update fuel prices to help the next traveller. Doing so could also score you […]

 
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