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.

Australia's Outback Way is the

Australia's Outback Way is the "grandaddy of all shortcuts"

Not all shortcuts are created equal. The best of them all is the Outback Way.

Ripper road trips: why you really must drive the Cabot Trail

Ripper road trips: why you really must drive the Cabot Trail

Could Canada's Cabot Trail be one of the world's best road trips?

For red-faced rookie campers, mistakes are part of the journey

For red-faced rookie campers, mistakes are part of the journey

Attach the L-plates to the camper trailer or caravan and learn from your mistakes

How to travel Australia on a tight budget

How to travel Australia on a tight budget

If you'd love to go wandering but have a tight budget, grab these discounts.

Caravan-living catches that could affect your pension

Caravan-living catches that could affect your pension

Living in a caravan has catches that could affect your Age Pension.

Hitting the road? Don’t leave home without …

Hitting the road? Don’t leave home without …

Hit the road smoothly with these great, free travel apps.

Fraser Island for first-timers (and why there should be a first time)

Fraser Island for first-timers (and why there should be a first time)

Danielle Lancaster visits Fraser Island and shares her tips for visiting this must-see destination.

Five journeys that capture the essence of the Outback

Five journeys that capture the essence of the Outback

Travel writer Robert Upe has just made it easier for you to see the best of the Outback.

Choosing and financing your caravan

Choosing and financing your caravan

Here are some tips to help you choose the right caravan for you.

On the road: don't let poor maintenance slow you down

On the road: don't let poor maintenance slow you down

A little preparation will help your road trip go off without a hitch.

Road tripping: don’t be lonely travelling alone

Road tripping: don’t be lonely travelling alone

Do you love the idea of hitting the open road now you have a little more time on your hands?

Road tripping – What a way to see Australia

Road tripping – What a way to see Australia

In this guide to road tripping, Lee shares the best way to explore Australia.

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