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.

Hit the road, Jack: 5 epic literary road trips

Buckle up - or curl up - and enjoy.

Best day trips from Melbourne

Take a break from the big city and explore Melbourne's beautiful backyard.

Reader enquiry: Can I access speed camera data?

Are speed cameras above the law?

Travel SOS: A road trip across three states

Wanda wants to see family in three states this summer. Can she do it?

A guide to crossing the Nullarbor

The best pitstops along the country's longest road.

Even good drivers make mistakes

Eleven common mistakes even good drivers make.

Planning a road trip in a pandemic?

We share 11 tips for before you leave, on the road and when you arrive.

Road trip tips: How to save fuel on a long-haul trip

Seven tips to help you to hit the road without fear of blowing the budget.

Spice up your Sydney to Canberra road trip

Four stops to bring fun and flavour to your road trip.

Most popular car hire brands revealed

The top three most popular car hire brands may surprise you.

Tips for staying focused and fresh on long road trips

Poor sleep or sleep apnoea sufferer? These tips will get you to your destination.

Five road trips that could make a difference to bushfire affected towns

This is the ‘new normal' for Aussie travel and these holidays should top your list.

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