50 Weird and Amazing Facts About Australia

If you are traveling around Australia, it is always fun and interesting to learn strange and weird facts about the place you are visiting. Australia definitely has some of the strangest facts; we are sharing some of them with you here today.

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April 1st, 2017
One Way Specials

New Year’s Deals for Budget Car Hire in Australia

Happy New Year! We hope you have resolved to travel more this year! With summer here, we have some amazing car hire deals and special offers for the month of January. You can always check our website for special offers on car rentals throughout Australia as they change all the time. Some offers are regional […]

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January 7th, 2016
Rolex - Sydney - Hobart

Australian Christmas Traditions

It’s Christmas time in Australia and that means plenty of fun summer fun. The children are out of school and plenty of vacationers are visiting to enjoy the warm weather of the Southern Hemisphere summer. We previously covered Australian Christmas Holiday Ideas  and a second edition blog with More Australian Christmas Holiday Ideas. In this blog, we are going to cover Australian Christmas Traditions so that if you are visiting during the holidays, you can know what to expect and how to participate and enjoy the holidays to the fullest. Of course, if you are looking for anything close to a traditional northern hemisphere Christmas, you won’t find it in December in Australia since it’s summer. However, the Blue Mountains in New South Wales are home to the Christmas in […]

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December 26th, 2015
Budget Australia - Contest

Win a $3,000 Aussie Holiday Adventure in Budget’s 50th Anniversary Promotion

Join in our Aussie Holiday Adventure promotion and you can enter to win  a $3,000 Aussie Holiday Adventure. In honour of our 50th Anniversary, we are running this special promotion from September through December this year. Each month is a different theme. The $3,000 prize is from Budget & Jetstar. Read on to find out […]

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October 30th, 2015
Green Tree Python - Featured

Animals of Australia

There are many animals that Australia is famous for. Many people travel just to see the native animals that Australia is known for. As you travel around Australia, it is a good idea to familiarise yourself with the native wildlife. You can then know which animals to seek out and which to avoid. The Tasmania Tigers featured in the image above unfortunately went extinct in the 1930’s. We are featuring the animals of Australia to highlight their importance and try to ensure that extinction of any native species here never happens again. Of course if you want close up encounters with animals, you can visit any one of Australia’s zoos or wildlife refuges.

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November 22nd, 2014
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Top 10 Wedding Destinations in Australia (Part 2)

This is part two in a series of Australia’s top wedding destinations. Australia has so much variety to offer, you may not realise the diverse and varied types of venues, climates, and breath-taking displays of nature that our land has to offer. If you only think of beaches, surfing, kangaroos, and crocodiles when you think of Australia, think again! In this post, we will show you that Australia also means wine country, caves, snowy mountains and forests. Whatever your taste and style is, you will find a wedding and honeymoon destination that fits it in Australia.Hiring your own car puts you in control of getting to where you need to be and gives you the freedom to go where you want to be.

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April 7th, 2014
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Top 10 Wedding Destinations in Australia (Part 1)

Images of vacationing or honeymooning in Australia might conjure up images of beaches, kangaroos, and crocodiles, but that is definitely not all that Australia has to offer. If you are getting ready to tie the knot, a destination wedding and honeymoon in Australia has a lot of variety to offer. Diverse landscapes abound with the Great Barrier Reef in the Coral Sea on the east side to the Indian Ocean and Coral Coast on the west side and rainforests, snow mountains, and wine country sandwiched in between. When it comes to choosing that perfect place for your wedding and honeymoon, Australia offers up some of the most romantic, unusual, and secluded wedding destinations. Whatever your taste is, Australia has a beautiful wedding locale that fits it; and for your honeymoon, […]

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April 4th, 2014
Budget Blog - Pinnacle Featured

Be Fascinated with the Pinnacles in Nambung National Park

Visiting the Pinnacles Desert inside Nambung National Park, it is one of those places where it is hard to believe that you are still on Earth because the view looks like something right out of a science fiction movie from another planet. The Pinnacles are thousands of yellow limestone structures several metres high that dot the desert landscape; several of the limestone structures reach 5 metres high. The structures sticking out of the Earth are what remain from seashells from thousands of years ago when the desert was once ocean.  The landscape has been weathered over the years and is still ever-changing.

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March 7th, 2014
Budget Blog - Fraser Island Featured

Fraser Island: World Heritage Site Wonders for Tourists

Fraser Island is one of Australia’s World Heritage Sites, protected for its natural beauty and because it is the world’s largest sand dune island. Fraser Island is 160,000 Hectares and is located just off the southern coast of Queensland. Fraser Island was formed during the Ice Age millions of years ago when the winds pushed […]

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January 23rd, 2014

12 Apostles: One with Nature

The drive along the Great Ocean Road to see the 12 Apostles is one of those once in a life time trips. It will fill you with memories that will linger and post card perfect views. Witnessing the beauty of Mother Nature first hand is awe inspiring. The 12 Apostles are a stack of limestone […]

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December 23rd, 2013