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Driving Tasmania’s East Coast – a guide to your self-drive holiday

Tasmania’s East Coast is the place with all the spectacular scenery, white sandy beaches and ancient forests waiting to be explored. The best way to see it all is with a self-drive holiday.
You just need to hire a car or campervan from DriveNow. Your itinerary of Tasmania’s East Coast begins in Hobart and ends in Launceston.
Day 1: Hobart
Collect your DriveNow hire vehicle in Hobart to begin your trip of Tasmania’s East Coast. Use this day to explore the city centre and waterfront. Just 30 minutes west of Hobart is Mount Wellington. Make your way to the summit of the […]

Sydney driving holiday ideas – head for Melbourne

Feeling like a self-drive trip that encompasses the best of New South Wales and Victoria? Our recommended Sydney driving holiday will take seven days to get to Melbourne, which is just enough time to let you stop off at key attractions along the way.
Pick up a campervan and follow our Sydney driving holiday itinerary.
Day 1: Sydney
Pick up your campervan from DriveNow and explore some of Sydney’s famous heights like the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Opera House and the one and only Bondi Beach.
Day 2: Goulburn
Drive 195 km south west to Goulburn. On the way you can […]

Great Queensland drives: Brisbane to Cairns

This Brisbane to Cairns itinerary is without a doubt one of the world’s most stunning coastal drives. This self-drive holiday is full of stunning coastal spots that you wouldn’t believe existed until you saw them.
Spend 10 days following DriveNow’s 10-day Brisbane to Cairns itinerary.
Days 1, 2: Noosa
It’ll take roughly two hours to travel 145kms from Queensland’s capital to your first destination. Surf beaches, white sand and crystal-clear waters await. But if you like a quieter, more relaxed local vibe, then Peregian Beach is the place. Travel inland to explore the rolling green hills of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. […]

5 unmissable events in Queensland this November

THE sun shines all year round in Queensland so that’s reason alone to jump in a Brisbane car rental and head for the sun, sand and sea. But while the notoriously brilliant beach life is always available for visitors, some super events come and ago and take another 12 months before they come around again. So let’s look at 5 ripper events put forward by the Tourism Queensland team in the Sunshine State before we sign off on 2017.
No.1… Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Festival
November 1-5

The Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Festival is a five-day bonanza based […]

Pick up your campervan rental and explore one of these top destinations

At any given time, DriveNow has an extensive list of bargain campervan rental deals. As the company continues to expand its influence worldwide, we’re able to offer more great motorhome and campervan rental deals than ever before.
The latest development includes DriveNow becoming the new sales and operational partner for motorhome and campervan rental company, Camper Travel. Essentially, DriveNow will handle and process all of Camper Travel’s bookings.
This means you can comfortably book and pick up your campervan rental from one of these destinations and trust that DriveNow has it covered. While you’re travelling in one of our most destination countries, […]

DriveNow’s new rental vehicle excess insurance giving you more choice

Rental vehicle excess insurance is a great option for many people who are choosing a self-drive holiday. Driving holidays are becoming more and more popular both in Australia and overseas. That’s why DriveNow has partnered with Hiccup Insurance to give customers the option of taking out affordable new product for rental vehicle excess insurance.
It’s for anyone who is hiring a car in Australia, and also Australians who are travelling overseas.
Check out some of the rental vehicle excess insurance deals that you can pre-purchase. There’s also the options of buying excess reduction when you arrive to pick up your car! Or you can […]

Tasmania a hot holiday prospect for summer

TASMANIA was once the forgotten little state separated from the rest of Australia by Bass Strait and no real desire from most Aussies to mark it down as a summer destination. But it seems now we can’t get enough of the Apple Isle so start thinking about your Hobart car rental now with an eye on scooting way down south for the summer holidays.
Let’s not forget what happened earlier this year when Tasmania loaded up with gold across five categories at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards. Not only that, Tasmania collected seven silver, two bronze and The Old Woolstore […]

Five great reasons to escape to The Star Gold Coast

The hype is building as the countdown begins for the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast next year. The good news for travellers looking for a bit of sun and sand on our most famous beach strip is all the action taking place with hotels upgrading or being built – none more impressive than mighty The Star Gold Coast, formerly known as Jupiters. Best of all, once collecting your Gold Coast car rental there’s only a quick 15 minute drive north and The Star Gold Coast will have you checked in within a flash.
What’s all the fuss about? Plenty. […]

Four cool ideas for Melbourne adventures with the kids

Sea creatures, a giant eye in the sky, African wildlife and a mighty festival in the CBD make up four great suggestions for family adventure in Melbourne. Grab a rental car from Melbourne airport and strap yourself in for these must-do activities.
Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
See Melbourne from up high with a birds-eye view on the three-year-old Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, which celebrated its birthday in style on Sunday. Catriona Rowntree hosted the “sparkle party” which included the one millionth guest and all sorts of carnival activities in the Melbourne Star’s Piazza followed by 30-minute flights in panoramic cabins […]

Seven incredible spots to go surfing in Australia

Pro surfer Mick Fanning may be contemplating getting back into the ocean, but even his dramatic brush with a hungry Great White can’t put a stop to Australia’s 100-year love affair of combining the board with the breakwater. In a tribute to surfing, here are seven incredible suggestions on where to catch an epic wave around Oz.
1. Sheringa, SA
While only accessible by 4WD or foot, a short hike is well worth it to discover these hidden gems in South Australia. On the southern side of a rocky outcrop, the mellow point break at Sheringa Beach offers up a […]

 
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