Budget’s Road Trip Contest Ending Soon – Congrats to November’s Winners!

In honour of our 50th Anniversary, Budget Rental Australia is running a very special and fun promotion from September through December. This is the last week to enter, as all entries must be in by 11:59pm on 31/12/2015. Each month has been a different road trip or travel Australia theme. Enter to win  a $3,000 […]

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December 24th, 2015
Ningaloo Reef

6 Australian Summer Road Trip Holidays (Part Two)

Australian road trips make for some of the best vacations because they allow you to enjoy the entire trip and getting there is half the fun. So many Australian road trips and scenic drives are so well known, and will good reason! If you are planning a getaway this summer, let us entice you to hit the road with one of these 6 amazing summer road trip vacations: Bellingen to Byron Bay in New South Wales, Sunshine Coast Hinterland in Queensland, Port Fairy and the Great Ocean Road in Victoria, Port Macquarie in New South Wales, Fleurieu Peninsula in South Australia, and Perth to Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia.

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December 18th, 2015
Great Green Way Beach

Road Trip: The Great Green Way

Today, we feature yet another iconic holiday road trip: The Great Green Way, which is the drive from Cairns to Townsville in the Tropical North of Queensland. The best time to take this road trip is during the winter, that way you can avoid stinger season and it is also not as humid. This region […]

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December 12th, 2015
The Great Ocean Road

How to Save Money When Road Tripping It in Australia

Here on our blog, we are always featuring the best places to visit in Australia and plenty of awesome road trips, scenic drives, and touring routes. Since everyone loves to save money, we wanted to highlight some of the ways to access special deals when renting a car or hiring any type of vehicle from […]

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April 30th, 2015
Great Ocean Road - Featured

Top Blog Posts of 2014 (Part Two)

Last year, we ran a series of blog posts on the best road trips in Australia. The whole series itself was very popular. However, 4 of our best road trip blog posts made the list of our most viewed blogs for 2014. The most popular road trips we featured were The Great Ocean Road, Gibb […]

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February 5th, 2015
Yarrongobilly Caves - Featured

Snowy Valley Way: Scenic Drive in the Snowy Mountains

The Snowy Mountains is definitely one of the most scenic places in Australia; each season is equally beautiful in its own unique way. The Snowy Valley Way, which is the scenic drive through the mountains from Gundagai in the north southward through the shire of Tumbarumba and ending at Wangaratta passes through the foothills of […]

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November 4th, 2014
Jindabyne - Featured

Scenic Drives in the Snowy Mountains

The Snowy Mountains is definitely one of the most scenic places in Australia. There are 3 different scenic drives in the Snowy Mountains: Kosciuszko Alpine Way, Snowy Valley Way, and the Snow Mountain Highway. Experience some of the great outdoors in any season, welcoming country towns, and plan your trip around one of the many seasonal festivals and events throughout this region.

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October 31st, 2014
Sunset at Boolimba Bluff - Featured

Take a Trip to the Outback: Carnarvon National Park Campgrounds (Part Two)

Camping in the Outback and spending the night under the stars with nature all around is an experience that you should take full advantage of while in beautiful Central Queensland. It takes only about a ½ day drive to get to Carnarvon National Park from the east coast. If you are on holiday on the […]

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October 29th, 2014

Sydney to Melbourne Coast Drive (Part Two)

A holiday scenic drive from Sydney in New South Wales to Melbourne, Victoria is an excellent way to see the southeast coast of Australia as well as tour the two largest cities in Australia. In the first part of our journey from Sydney to Melbourne, we started out in Sydney and headed south down the […]

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October 24th, 2014
Back Obourke - Featured

Best Scenic Drives in Australia: Darling River Run in NSW

Some of the best scenic drives mean that getting there is half of the fun of the trip. Australia has so many beautiful, scenic drives to offer because of the landscapes are so different and dramatic. The Darling River Run is a scenic drive in New South Wales that starts out in Walgett and travels southwest through New South Wales ending in Wentworth. It follows the Darling River through the outback. The stops along the way include the isolated port towns such as Bourke, Louth, Tilpa, Wilcannia, and Wentworth. Some of the must see stops on the Darling River Run include the Back O’Bourke Exhibition Centre, Trillby Station, Mungo National park, Willandra lakes Region World Heritage Area, the Living Desert Sanctuary, and Kinchega National Park.

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September 19th, 2014