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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.
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Bathurst: 5 things to do on your next trip to the Central Tablelands

Bathurst is a gem of a destination in the Central Tablelands region of New South Wales. Many Australians head to New South Wales for Sydney and the beaches but fewer travellers venture west of the coast. As you’ll discover with Bathurst, there are historical sites, breathtaking landscapes and natural wonders hidden in this part of the state.
All you need to do is check out the DriveNow website for a cheap car hire deal from Sydney Airport. Drive about 200km west and you’ll reach your destination.
Here are five things to do when you’re there.
Abercrombie House (pictured)
You can explore […]

5 Great Campervan Adventures near Sydney

Are you looking for an incredible Sydney campervan hire deal to get your family holiday started? Hitting the road with a campervan is one of the most affordable travel options for families. The best part is you don’t even have to drive very far to unlock some of the most exciting destinations in New South Wales.
Look no further than DriveNow for the best Sydney campervan hire options.
Here are five places you should visit.
Port Stephens
Two hours north of Sydney and you’ll reach Port Stephens. It’s one of the most famous holiday spots in New South Wales. In a location that’s […]

Head for the ski resorts near Sydney this snow season

Ski resorts in New South Wales are some of the best in the country. The beauty is most of them are just a few hours’ drive from Sydney. There are ski resorts perfect for everyone, whether you prefer to ski, snowboard or even play around in the snow and build snowmen.
Find a cheap Sydney car hire deal with DriveNow and visit these awesome ski resort.
Thredbo
Thredbo is Australia’s most famous. Not only is it the highest at 2,037m but it also has the largest vertical downhill drop, at 672m. Two-thirds of the resort is for an intermediate skill range. […]

Winter festivals in Sydney and surrounds you can’t miss

Sydney is popular with the tourists in the summer months. But what many people don’t realise is that it can be a great place to stay even when the weather turns a little chilly.
Winter festivals and events in Sydney are some of the most exciting.
We strongly recommend you hire a car from Sydney Airport and make the most of the fun winter festivals on offer.
Sydney Winter Festival
30th June – 17th July
This is definitely one of the best winter festivals that Sydney offers. Every year St Mary’s Road turns into a hub for winter activities. The […]

Head for the hills for these Blue Mountains attractions

West of Sydney are dozens of Blue Mountains attractions. Whether you want to head to a waterfall, explore an historic town or admire mountain scenery, this pristine region has it all. It’s one of the most famous wilderness areas in Australia and is perfect for nature lovers.
To explore these Blue Mountains attractions, all you have to do is hire a car from Sydney Airport and drive about 60km west of Sydney.
Leura
This charming town is famous for its health spas and cool-climate gardens. Visitors love taking photos of the 19th-century cottages, which make this place feel like a […]

5 of the best premium hotels for business travel in Sydney

Sydney is home to some of the best hotels for business travel in all of Australia. When you’re travelling for business you’ll want easy and reliable access to the internet and conference spaces. You’ll also need to be located close to the city centre so you can travel with ease to your meetings.
Hire a car in Sydney and book one of these hotels for your next business trip.
Shangri-La Hotel
Talk about business perks coupled with ultimate luxury. The Shangi-La Hotel is right in the heart of Sydney, which makes it the perfect base for any business trip where […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 quirky accommodation options in NSW

NEW South Wales has loads of quirky accommodation whether it’s camping out with bison or stretching out in a private treehouse, say the Destination NSW who know better than anyone where to go for .
From a selection of their recommendations, we’ve plucked out 5 accommodation hotspots that are much more than merely being a place to rest your weary bones.  Jump in your Sydney car rental and head for these quirky venues for a sleepover with a point of difference.
One… Camp Native American style with bison (pictured)

Believe it or not, but there’s an American bison farm […]

 
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