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.  

Road trip capital of the USA

10 road trips that will move Nevada to the top of your US wish list

Road trip capital of the USA

Put the journey before the destination and follow your curiosity along a Nevada road trip.

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Where can you drive?

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

Where can you drive?

Sam wants to go on a driving holiday from Sydney to Perth. Is she allowed?

Explained: E10 fuel

Everything you need to know about E10 fuel

Explained: E10 fuel

Why do we need E10? Is it safe for your car? Paul Murrell explains.

Uber’s car rental option

Uber to offer car rental option in Australia

Uber’s car rental option

Ride-sharing app promises to make renting a car easier and more rewarding.

Where to find cheap fuel this weekend

Where to find the cheapest fuel for your long weekend road trip

Where to find cheap fuel this weekend

Relaxed restrictions mean petrol prices will soon rise from historic lows.

Self-drive holidays in New Zealand

Self-drive holidays in New Zealand

Self-drive holidays in New Zealand

Paul and his wife are planning a self-drive holiday around NZ and want some advice.

Travel SOS: is a road trip for me?

Will the ‘great Aussie road trip’ be for me?

Travel SOS: is a road trip for me?

Lee Mylne shares some great Aussie road trip resources.

How to have a holiday at home

How to have a holiday at home

How to have a holiday at home

Easter travel is off, and rightly so, but you don’t have to cancel your camping ...

The colours of Australian autumn

The colours of Australian autumn

The colours of Australian autumn

Autumn is the best time of the year for a weekend away or a day-long ...

Australia’s funniest place names

eggs and bacon bay road sign

Australia’s funniest place names

Here’s a list of just some of Australia’s quirkiest place names.

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 ...

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