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Things to Do in Adelaide

Adelaide is known as Australia’s most liveable city, and because of that, it is also an easy one for travelers to visit and get to know better. It doesn’t take much for a visitor to get around, especially since it is also known as the 20 minute city. In other words: It’s not an overwhelming place to travel like Sydney might be with its traffic and far-reaching suburbs and attractions. When you arrive after catching a budget flight, here are some of the things to do in...Read More

Australia’s winter: skiing, snowboarding and snowy mountains

Australia isn’t the first place that comes to mind when planning a winter holiday, especially when skiing, snowboarding or snowmen are on the cards. What comes to mind are sun drenched beaches, wild kangaroos and babes in bikinis along with vast expanses of outback terrain and reptiles! The fact is, skiing is definitely a happening thing in OZ, with around 15 ski resorts that offer anything from the basic cross country trails to full commercial villages! The ski season generally runs from June until...Read More

How can I get across the Cook Strait by Ferry this summer?

As many already know, one of The Interislander’s largest passenger ferries, The Aratere, is expected to be out of service for at least 6 months after losing one of its propellers last month. This has, and will likely have a reasonably large impact on how vacationers in New Zealand manage to travel between the north and south islands this summer. Especially when renting a vehicle with no prior booking secured. At this stage existing Interislander passenger and vehicle bookings will be honored, with many...Read More

New and improved free rental relocation information on Transfercar!

Whether you are new to Transfercar’s free car rental service or are a frequent voyager on the relocation scene, there are some new features on the website that you need to know about, that will make your relocation request process and journey easier. A new look and feel will be launched soon, however in the meantime let’s look at the new features: On the home page and main page of listings: There are now two new columns: “Days available” and “Qty” or “Quantity” Days available = How many free...Read More

The conscious traveller

Travelling with consciousness may seem a simple and obvious behavioral choice for seasoned global trotters. However it only takes a trip to the highly popular Thai islands to see the effects of global and local pollution, a fair amount due to international tourists I am sure. According to The United Nations Environment Program “Negative impacts from tourism occur when the level of visitor use is greater than the environment’s ability to cope with this use within the acceptable limits of change....Read More

Road side emergency!

You have been on the road in your RV many times during the years. Luckily, things have always gone right and no major emergency has ensued. But what if you were to get caught in a sudden emergency situation, such as a fire and had to abandon the RV immediately? Are you prepared for such an eventuality? Do you have a few basic items necessary for survival ready at your hands? You should consider a survival ditch bag, just in case. Read the rest of this story at...Read More