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Here you’ll find top tips for working holidaymakers, our picks for this year’s best tourist destinations, business travel advice & much more



Under 21 campervan hire in Australia

A commonly asked question by young travellers taking or considering their first on-road holiday trip concerns campervan hire to ‘underage drivers’ due to the varying driving laws across countries. As most countries allow young people to pass their driving test at 17 or 18 years old, it would seem logical that it would also be […]

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Choosing between Sydney and Melbourne when moving to Australia

Many people immigrating to Australia, also known as the land down under, find themselves torn between two cities, Sydney and Melbourne. Sydney and Melbourne have long been rival cities, similar to New York and Chicago in the United States. Beginning in pre-federation times, one of the first disputes was over import tariffs. Sydney, in New […]

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Weird and Wonderful European Driving Laws

British citizens abroad are quick to take to the roads but they are often not aware of the dangers of travelling on foreign highways. UK tourists often hire cars and expats often choose to take their vehicles abroad with them when they book their moving company, with international classic car transport very popular in the […]

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Three City Break Destinations That Stand Out From the Rest

There are plenty of cities around the world which are perfect for the short break holiday, offering as they do a range of attractions, landmarks, monuments, parks and museums which together form an impressive collection. Three or four days is usually enough time to see and do all you need, and at the end of […]

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Thorough Online Research Means a Perfect Holiday

While some people like to visit a holiday destination they know very little about, most of us would always prefer to have some advance information about the place before we set off. There is something to be said for a journey into the unknown, of course, but having worked hard all year and spent a […]

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Shake it Up: 4 Things to Make the Most of Your Los Angeles Vacation

Sunshine and shining stars are just two of the things that Los Angeles offers. But this city has so many more experiences waiting for visitors, from the natural and serene to the slightly kooky. Here are four things to do in Los Angeles that maybe you had not thought about. See a Concert As much […]

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4 Things An Experienced Traveler Can Teach A Beginner

Experienced travellers are like old sages: they know what’s what and they’ve been everywhere. They have a lot to teach to younger, fresher travellers. Here are some of the essential tips experienced travellers would like to tell beginners. How to Be Diplomatic With new travellers, there is often a lot of culture shock. People have […]

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One day at the Magic Kingdom

Known as the happiest place on earth, Walt Disney’s Magic Kingdom can keep you busy and entertained all day.  Here’s a guide to help you enjoy one full day at Disney’s, Magic Kingdom. EARLY MORNING I suggest starting with the earliest possible seating for breakfast at Magic Kingdom’s Crystal Palace.  Call 407-WDW-DINE (407-939-3463). Pick up […]

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Travellers Autobarn – Wake up with a different view every day

Travellers Autobarn is Australia’s favourite campervan rental company, and proud of its customer service and motor homes in the industry. We are not only offering a range of campervans and cars/ stationwagons for rent but since 1993 we do also sell with a guaranteed buyback from 6 locations Australia-wide: Sydney, Brisbane, Cairns, Darwin, Perth and […]

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