Self-drive holidays

Welcome to the YourLifeChoices Self-Drive Holiday page, where you can find the latest about road trips, places to stay, caravans and motorhomes and the best deals on where to stay.

From coastal journeys to Outback adventures cutting through the heart of the country, a classic road trip is one of the best ways to experience the wide-open spaces and magnificent scenery of Australia.

Self-drive journeys are perfect for the independent traveller who wants to take in the sites at their own pace. With only yourself to worry about, indulge in a sleep in; stop for a walk in a beautiful roadside valley; spend an extra hour on a gastronomic lunch - with your own car, motorhome or caravan, the world really is your oyster.  

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How to have a holiday at home

How to have a holiday at home

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The colours of Australian autumn

The colours of Australian autumn

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Australia’s funniest place names

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How to be an expert camper

What you need to know to become a road trip expert

How to be an expert camper

Regional areas are screaming out for people to go camping now, but if you haven’t ...

Dangers of travelling with pets

Dangers of travelling with pets

Dangers of travelling with pets

Restraining your dog in the car doesn’t guarantee a safer ride, according to new research.

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Analysis: The cheapest and most expensive country to rent a car

Cheapest country for car hire

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Campaign to drive bushfire tourism

Campaign to drive tourism following bushfires

Campaign to drive bushfire tourism

Travellers are being urged to consider visiting a bushfire affected area on their next camping ...

Is your car in tip-top shape?

How to ensure your car is in tip-top shape for a long trip

Is your car in tip-top shape?

Motoring expert Paul Murrell reveals the keys to a smooth and uneventful journey.

How far can you drive on empty?

How far can you drive on empty?

How far can you drive on empty?

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Stunning South Africa

South Africa: Dairne John puts into pictures what she can’t say in words

Stunning South Africa

Taking the road less travelled from Johannesburg to Cape Town.

Australia’s most haunted roads

Do you dare drive down Australia’s most haunted roads?

Australia’s most haunted roads

Fancy a scary sojourn along Australia’s most-haunted stretches of road?

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