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Self-drive holidays

Australian celebrities encourage people to take the #RoadTripPledge

Stayz is offering $100 Visa gift cards for travellers that make a booking over $1000 in regional areas.

COVID-19

Six essential tips for safe winter road trips

Use these tips on driving in winter conditions to make sure your drive is safe, stress free and memorable for all the right reasons.

COVID-19

Travel SOS: Where can you go for a driving holiday?

Do the current border restrictions allow a trip from NSW to WA?

Self-drive holidays

Uber to offer car rental option in Australia

Ride-sharing app Uber is offering a ‘world-first’ car rental trial in Brisbane, but there’s a catch.

New Zealand

What is the best way to travel around New Zealand?

Paul and his wife are planning a self-drive holiday around New Zealand and want to know if they can do this and visit both the north and south islands without too much hassle.

Self-drive holidays

The dangers of taking your best friend on your next road trip

Compulsory testing of in-car dog restraints and better education about the dangers of having pets loose in the car are needed to ensure the safety of drivers and pets, a new study from the University of Adelaide suggests.

Australia

All you need to know about free camping in Australia

Each day around 80,000 people are exploring Australia in campervans, motorhomes or RVs, visiting the 4000 free campsites scattered across the country.

Australia

Campaign to drive tourism following bushfires

In the aftermath of Australia’s bushfire crisis, the Caravan Industry Association’s new ‘Keep on Camping’ initiative is urging travellers to consider visiting an affected area on their next caravan and camping trip.

Travel

What are the drink-driving laws in different countries?

Mick is planning a driving holiday around France with stops at its famous wineries, but is starting to think he might have made a mistake.

Age Pension

What you need to know about retiring to a mobile home

There are a couple of Centrelink rules that apply to retirees accessing the full Age Pension and other benefits if they have a caravan park address.

Queensland

Queensland Outback bouncing back

Where can you see the Australian Dunny Derby, the Bush Poets Breakfast, unique competitions and games – not to mention entertainment from top Australian artists and bands? Why, the Winton Outback Festival, of course!

Health

Experts call for national driving test for older Australians

Researchers are calling for Australia’s system of managing driver retirement for people with dementia to be overhauled.

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