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
Funny Road Sign Contest

Share Your Funny Road Signs and You Could Win a $3,000 Aussie Holiday Adventure in Budget’s 50th Anniversary Promotion

We are continuing with our #BudgetTurns50  Anniversary Contest. December is the last month for the contest and we are looking for funny road signs. 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 how to enter.

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December 11th, 2015
Lake St Clair - Sunset - Featured

The River Run Road Trip across Tasmania

Rivers Run is a road trip through the varied and beautiful landscapes of Tasmania. It starts in the capital city of Hobart and you retrace the steps of the Derwent River back to its source in the mountains near Lake St. Clair. The road trip can be broken up into three or four days. Be […]

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February 14th, 2015

Put Some Variety into Your Holiday on the Eyre Peninsula

The Eyre Peninsula is located in South Australia it provides refuge from crowds and city life. A holiday here is filled with a diverse amount of landscapes, adventures, and plenty of great things to do. The Spencer Gulf is on the east and the Great Australian Bight is to the west. North of the Eyre […]

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November 29th, 2014
Lerida Estate Winery

The Poacher’s Way: A Delicious Scenic Drive

The Poacher’s Way is a tour of over 20 local businesses near Canberra. The artists, chefs, winemakers, and small local business owners play host to travelers wanting to experience the unique small town feel and the beauty of this area. This scenic drive highlights some of those “off the beaten track” places in the countryside […]

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November 6th, 2014
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
Sydney Skyline - Featured

Sydney to Melbourne Coast Drive (Part One)

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. maps out the trip itinerary in 7 days. Of course, you can make your own travel plans when you hire […]

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October 23rd, 2014
Budget - Lancelin Sand

Perth Road Trips: Rottnest Island and Lancelin

While there is so much to see and do in Perth, road trips always call to the traveler in us, seeking to expand our journeys. Here are two REALLY cool places to explore outside of Perth – heading East and North. Imagine them as a ninety-degree angle – perfect for day trips! You can circle back to Perth for your accommodations and activities, or keep on road tripping and discover places to stay at your destination.

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October 24th, 2013
Budget Blog - Daintree River - Featured

Escape to the Rainforest Road Trip

When most travelers think of Northeast Australia (Queensland), they often imagine Brisbane or the Gold Coast. And, of course, the Great Barrier Reef. But there’s an incredible (and exotic) escape just north of Cairns, just waiting for you to discover. Let’s escape to the rainforest!

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October 7th, 2013